(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNITY HEADLINES, AUG 2, 2014

(SAVANNAH, GA) Healthy Savannah has received a $150,000 grant from the Healthcare Georgia Foundation as part of a three-year program to combat childhood obesity. Read more at: http://savannahnow.com/news/2014-07-31/healthy-savannah-receives-grant-targets-childhood-obesity#.U9vowfldWb0

(SAVANNAH, GA) Find the perfect coastal experience for your group. Wilderness Southeast has tours and programs for all ages and types of groups, from schools to family vacations. Take a look at their  Group Adventures and/or School Field Trips Plus to start planning your Savannah adventure tour. For more information, visit http://www.naturesavannah.org/

(SAVANNAH, GA) An ESG Grant was awarded to Park Place Outreach – Youth Emergency Shelter. The grant supplies $30,000 for their Street Outreach Program and $20,000 for the shelter that provides support to homeless, abused or runaway children and teens between the ages of 11 and 17 in the Savannah/Chatham area. For more information, visit http://parkplaceyes.org

(SAVANNAH, GA) Listen LIVE on Wednesday, August 6 at noon on OPEN FOR BUSINESS Blog Radio as Dan Pavlin, VP of Commercial Lines at Bernard Williams Insurance, talks with Pearl Fyderek about his upcoming presentation with Savannah SCORE on the ‘Top Ten Questions Small Businesses Ask about Business Insurance’. Tune in at:   http://www.blogtalkradio.com/savannahopenforbusiness/2014/08/06/open-for-business-top-10-insurance-tips-for-small-business-owners

(INC MAGAZINE) Three Steps to Become a Better Leader: http://www.inc.com/alexa-von-tobel-samuel-bacharach/how-to-build-better-leaders-in-your-business.html

(SAVANNAH, GA) Goodwill is THE Place for Back-to-School Shopping – and Helping Others. https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2014/08/01/goodwill-is-the-place-for-back-to-school-shopping-and-helping-others/

(SAVANNAH, GA) GoWP announces a FREE WordPress training webinar on August 13, 2014 at 1pm; Getting Started with WordPress, the session will cover WordPress basics including an overview of the Admin Panel. Open to the public. https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/144450899212088065

(SAVANNAH, GA) GoWP announces a FREE WordPress training webinar on Augusta 20, 2014 at 1pm: Using WordPress Plugins, online session will demonstrate how to research, install and configure popular plugins. https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4420834249679551745

(SAVANNAH, GA) Liles George has joined Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty as a Sales Associate. With in-depth knowledge of the area and expertise in financial and business analysis, she is committed to delivering high quality results with proven attention to detail. Liles provides integrity to her clients and supports their goals by employing a solid methodology and business practice. Known for its tradition of integrity, Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty specializes in residential properties in Savannah and the Low Country of Georgia and South Carolina. For more information, visit www.celiadunnsir.com

(SAVANNAH, GA) Early registration for the Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society’s BUDDY WALK: October 4: http://www.ldssga.org/registration.html

(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah Jaycees Selects Coastal Pet Rescue as its 2014-2015 Service Partner. Read more at: https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2014/07/30/savannah-jaycees-selects-coastal-pet-rescue-as-its-2014-2015-service-partner/

(ACCESS ATLANTA) Could ‘fist bumping’ become the healthy handshake? Find out: http://www.accessatlanta.com/news/news/national/watch-two-women-escape-death-diving-under-train/ngqhr/

(SAVANNAH, GA) PRESS CONFERENCE, Aug 21, 2014, on the Rooftop of the Manger Building, 1pm: Info about OVER THE EDGE fundraiser to benefit Scoutreach, an inner city Scouting program by the Boy Scouts of America. https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2014/07/29/savannah-press-conference-aug-21-1pm-roof-of-manager-building/

(SAVANNAH, GA) Angela Canfield, DDS of Sandfly Family Dental makes custom mouth guard donation to B.C. Football team, totally over $9000 worth of materials. Dr. Canfield and Coach Britt talk about it on WJCL Good Day Savannah. Watch the interview: http://wjcl.com/2014/07/31/new-mouthguard-technology-keeping-benedictines-smiles-safe/

(MASHABLE) Stealth Marketing: How Brands Infiltrate Vine With Product Placement: http://mashable.com/2014/07/22/sneaky-vine-ads/

(HOSPICE SAVANNAH) A big issue our patients’ caregivers struggle with is understanding that its OK when their loved one no longer wants to eat or drink. http://blog.crossroadshospice.com/why-its-ok-for-your-loved-one-to-stop-eating-and-drinking-on-hospice/?sf28757529=1

(SAVANNAH, GA) Kerri Goodrich talks about upcoming Encourage Health Education Lecture and the benefits of lifting weights. Watch the interview:  http://wjcl.com/2014/07/29/lifting-weights-can-cut-the-fat/

(ENMARK ENCOURAGE HEALTH EDUCATIONAL SERIES) Strength training reduces body fat, increases lean muscle mass, burns calories more efficiently and maintains your youth. To learn more benefits of strength training, attend Kerri Goodrich’s Encourage Health Lecture Series Aug. 26. Kerri will talk about “Five Ways Weight Lifting Helps Burn Body Fat” as the fourth of five lectures in the Enmark Encourage Health Educational Series 2014. To purchase tickets, visit http://pifitness.org/fundraisers/

(BERNARD WILLIAMS & COMPANY)  Why do I need workers compensation? If I only have three employees, are I required to have workers compensation? What are the repercussions of being caught without this coverage? Find the answers at: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bernard-Williams/114943061883128?ref_type=bookmark

(SAVANNAH, GA) SMART LUNCH, AUG 5, lecture about: Bullying in the Workplace. For more info contact Stephanie Boaen, 912.644.6458 or SBoaen@SavannahChamber.com

(BUSINESS ATTORNEY CHARLES BOWEN) Should free speech rights also apply to license plates? http://www.thebowenlawgroup.com/2014/05/urz-license-plates-constitute-free-speec

(SAVANNAH, GA) Join Kelley Boyd on August 8 to 10 at the Yoga Retreat taking place at Jekyll Island Club Hotel. For more information, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z9VUmnKsTZc

(WRIGHT SECURITY SYSTEMS) This mapping database will show up to 28 days of crime activity in Savannah and is updated every two hours. Always be aware of your surroundings. Check out the interactive map here: http://www.raidsonline.com/?address=Savannah-Chatham%2CGA

(HEALTHY SAVANNAH) One Step at a Time: Walking to School Can Benefit Your Child and the Whole Community. https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/heart/obesity/wecan/downloads/matte18.pdf

(SAVANNAH, GA) Clark Bryon to perform for the Savannah Folk Music Society’s First Fridays for Folk Music on Friday, September 5, in Stewart Hall at First Presbyterian Church, 520 Washington Avenue in Savannah. It’s a twin-bill concert that starts at 7 p.m. Admission is free with a suggested donation of $5 per person for the Savannah Folk Music Society.  http://www.savannahfolk.org/  or visit: https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2014/07/23/clark-byron-to-perform-september-5-at-the-savannah-folk-music-societys-first-fridays

(SAVANNAH, GA) Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty presents 215 Lee Blvd. in Savannah, Georgia. This four bedroom, four-1/2 bath home located in Habersham Woods is listed at $435,000. This recently price reduced property features a wide spacious foyer, separate formal living and dining room, a beautiful paneled library/den, and a Gunite swimming pool surrounded by lush landscaping. For more information on this listing, http://celiadunnsir.com/listings/215-lee-blvd/

(SAVANNAH, GA) Goodwill of the Coastal Empire is pleased to announce that Brenda B. Pollen a Savannah native, has been appointed the new Vice President of Mission Services. In her new role, Pollen will be responsible for overseeing the Mission related activities of Goodwill of the Coastal Empire including: Vocational Evaluation and Assessments, Work Adjustment /Skills Training, Job Placement, and collaboration with community partners to identify strategies to address personal, social and economic needs of individuals with barriers to economic independence. For more information, visit http://carriagetradepr.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1597&Itemid=16

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Friends of Animals of the Coastal Empire, Inc, (FOA) announces its 16th Annual Auction, “Purrr-a-Vida, An Evening in Costa Rica” on Saturday, August 23 at Savannah Station, located at 601 Cohen Street, from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. $45.00 per person includes food stations, auction and bar tickets. This year’s grand auction item is a week’s stay in a villa in Costa Rica. Proceeds from this event will benefit these local animal welfare groups: Bryan Animal Caregivers, PAWS of Effingham, Islands Feral Cat Project, Save-a-Life Animal Welfare, Second Chance Animal Rescue and the Humane Society of Greater Savannah. For more information, contact Chris Comas at 912.661.1758 or visit www.friendsofanimalscoastalga.org.

(SAVANNAH, GA) Martha Jones is a Long Haired Weimaraner female puppy in need of a good home. She is believed to be 8 months old. Martha Jones behaves well with children and other dogs. All shots are current.  To learn more, visit  http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2014-d-096-martha-jones/

(SAVANNAH, GA) Carriage Trade PR, Inc. announces Cynthia Wright has joined the company as a Public Relations Coordinator. Wright’s responsibilities include media and client relations, writing press releases, researching awards, photography, videography, search engine optimization, researching keywords, social media management, reputation management and community relations. For more information, visit https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2014/07/25/cynthia-wright-hired-by-carriage-trade-pr-inc-as-public-relations-coordinator/

(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah Voice Festival Unveils Don Giovanni – August 5. Read more: https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2014/07/22/savannah-voice-festival-unveils-don-giovanni-in-savannah-august-3rd-5th-2014/

(SAVANNAH, GA) Tony Thomas, Alderman of District 6 and Chairman of City Council in Savannah,  opens up the STUFF STORE in the Savannah Mall. The store features antiques, collectibles and eclectic pieces. For more information on the STUFF STORE, visit http://shopstuffstore.com

 

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