(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, FEBRUARY 23, 2015

COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES™

Carriage Trade Public Relations, Inc.
Celebrating 20 Years
creating  positive word-of-mouth
for small businesses in their community and online
by using reputation management strategies
 
HAPPENING NOW
 
(SAVANNAH, GA) TOMORROW: Enmark’s 2015 Encourage Health Educational Series presents “5 Strategies for the Prevention and Treatment of Childhood Obesity,” presented on Tuesday, February 24 from 11:30am to 1:00pm at the Savannah Morning News Auditorium: RSVP FOR A FREE LUNCH:  http://healthysavannah.org/event-sign-up-page/?utm_source=Feb+9+2015+sav&utm_campaign=2%2F2%2F2015&utm_medium=email  Sponsors: Enmark, Healthy Savannah, Gulfstream Aerospace, Chatham Area Transit, Sandfly Family Dental, Stevens Hale and Associates and Pediatric Associates of Savannah.
Media Sponsors: Savannah Morning News, Savannah Magazine, WJCL, and GPB Savannah.
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Hispanic Chamber of Commerce to participate in the 2015 St. Patrick’s Day Parade: https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2015/02/17/savannah-hispanic-chamber-of-commerce-to-participate-in-the-st-patricks-day-parade/ 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The hips are a complex joint comprised of many powerful muscles, ligaments and tendons and these tender areas are the powerful energetic home of the second chakra. Join Melissa Delynn and Savannah Yoga Center for a hip opening Yoga Workshop to explore and nourish you. http://savannahyoga.com/events/hari-om-hips-melissa-delynn/ 

(HOSPICE SAVANNAH) Coping with the Death of Your Pet: How to take care of yourself, your family, and other pets when you’ve had to say goodbye. http://www.hospicesavannah.org/PetPeaceofMind 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Buy Local of Savannah presents their February Luncheon speaker Tara Baraniak of Pace Out. This luncheon will take place on Thursday, February 26 from 11:30am to 1:00pm at The Pirate’s House where Tara will talk about the “three reasons why I said, ‘why not’, to myself when contemplating starting my own business.” For more information: http://buylocalsavannah.com/events/ 

(BUSINESS INSIDER) Science says people decide these 9 things within seconds of meeting you
http://www.businessinsider.com/science-of-first-impressions-2015-2 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Construction Loan Inspection Group, Inc. can help you increase the checks and balances on your Construction Loan Portfolio and improve the quality and conformity of the Construction Loan Inspection Process. They do Inspections in Beaufort, SC, Statesboro, GA, Brunswick, GA and the surrounding area. For more information, call Sonny Colley, at (912) 272-6797.

(SAVANNAH, GA) Keep Chatham Beautiful names 8 new board members to 2-year terms. Joining the Keep America Beautiful affiliate established in 2012 are: Jeff Schofield, Owner, Green Choice Custom Homes, llc; Patty Smith, previously in sustainability with Walt Disney Studios & Walt Disney World; Marion Leith, Associate Broker with Coldwell Banker Platinum Partners; Maureen Eason, custom window fashions; Charlotte Keenoy, board member with Clean Coast of Savannah and Savannah Presbytery M.K. Pentecost Ecology Fund; Bob Eason, Legislative Liaison, Georgia State Fraternal Order of Police; Jan Lynes, Lynes Realty & Development Company, KC Allan previously with Savannah Tree Foundation.

(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah Friends of Music offers a Puppet Program to introduce children to Classical Music. The puppets are musical instruments, each instrument represents the string, brass, woodwind, and percussion sections in a symphony orchestra. Savannah Friends of Music is starting to schedule shows now for February throughout April at local schools in the Savannah area.

(MASHABLE) Facebook adds Craigslist-like features for buying and selling
http://mashable.com/2015/02/10/facebook-for-sale-groups/ 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah SCORE announces the Top Ten Tips Lecture Series, entitled “Top 10 Tips to Make Your Small Business Lawsuit-Proof.” The presentation will be held in the SCORE conference room, 111 E. Liberty Street, Savannah, on Wednesday, February 25 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The expert speaker will be business attorney Charles Bowen, founder of The Bowen Law Group. The lecture is free and open to the public. Please RSVP with SCORE at 912-652-4335. For more information, visit http://carriagetradepr.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1750&Itemid=16 

(BUSINESS 2 COMMUNITY) 12 Tactics for Handling Challenging Speaking Situations
http://www.business2community.com/communications/12-tactics-handling-challenging-speaking-situations-01155341 

(SAVANNAH, GA) By popular demand, the Hostess City Toastmasters Club of historic downtown Savannah is extending its 2015 special membership offer for new members signing up through the end of February. Members improve public speaking skills through practice and feedback. Contact t hostesscitytm@gmail.com or 912-209-4521. www.toastmasters.org.

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Bowen Law Group is pleased to announce that Emily L. Rice has joined the business law firm as a Legal Assistant. Rice will be responsible for client relations, legal research and comprehensive litigation support. For more info, visit https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2015/02/09/the-bowen-law-group-appoints-new-legal-assistant/ 

(SAVANNAH, GA.) Terry Beaudreault has joined Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty as a sales associate. Bringing a wealth of corporate experience, Beaudreault excels at understanding what buyers want, accurate pricing, handling negotiations, listening, and paying attention to details, as well as understanding financials. For more information, visit https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2015/02/03/terry-beaudreault-joins-celia-dunn-sothebys-international-realty-as-a-sales-associate/ 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Coastal Center for Developmental Services, Inc. (CCDS), a leading local service provider for adults with developmental disabilities, is happy to announce that Kendra B. Boyle has been hired as its new Financial Manager. In this role, Kendra will conduct and supervise all agency financial transactions. www.ccds-sav.org

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS), a family support group to benefit people with Down syndrome, announced that it has rebranded. LDSS will begin operating under the new logo effective immediately. The rebrand is the positive outcome of the nonprofit organization’s growth and advancement in the greater Savannah area, recent achievements, and increasing recognition. For more information, visit https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2015/02/09/ldss-unveils-new-logo-portraying-heart-and-21-connection/ 

UPCOMING EVENTS
(MIDWAY, GA) The Grass Strip Foundation and the Coastal Empire Miata Club invite everyone to attend the 2015 Wings & Wheels Fly In at the Berg Park Aerodrome on Saturday, March 28 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. If you would like more information, contact Steve Berg at stevebee@coastalnow.com or call (912) 884-8666. See video from last year: https://www.youtube.com/watch?x-yt-ts=1422503916&x-yt-cl=85027636&v=_Fpkn721fpU 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Learn to become an advocate for change in your community. LIFE Disability Resource Center for Southeast Georgia is offering a 1 day class on April 8 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the LIFE Conference Room. For more information, visit http://www.lifecil.com/about-us/ 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Wine, Women, and Shoes will be holding an event to benefit the Ronald McDonald House of the Coastal Empire. The event will be held on Thursday, April 16 from 7pm-10pm and will include a fashion show, fine wines, savory foods, and more. For more information: http://winewomenandshoes.com/savannah 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Join AWWIN (Assisting Working Women In Need) on Friday May 8, 2015 at the Mighty Eight Air Force Museum in Pooler, GA as they will honor some trailblazing women in our communities. Guests will have the opportunity to meet ten outstanding women leaders in the community as they are honored as the AWWIN Top Ten Working Women Of The Year. To purchase tickets: http://www.awwin.org/content/get-your-2015-tickets-awwin-top-ten-gala 

(SAVANNAH, GA) During the month of March, the Savannah Mall will use Dillard’s Court to showcase visual arts projects created by students from 53 area schools in recognition of National Youth Art Month (YAM). An opening ceremony will take place on Saturday, February 28, with the exhibit extending through Sunday, March 29. The theme of this year’s event is “Make it Pop!” For more information, visit https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2015/02/13/the-savannah-mall-celebrates-youth-art-month/ 

(SAVANNAH, GA) For the 3rd year the American Red Cross will host the Youth Hero Volunteer Service Awards breakfast and honor 15 youth and local business leader Celia Dunn, set for 8:00 am Friday, April 17, 2014 at Savannah State University.

All funds raised with support the mission to assist victims of disasters. Go to www.redcross.org/ga/savannah  for sponsorship and ticket information or call 912-651-5349.

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