(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, May 18, 2015

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(SAVANNAH, GA) Speros, a national full-service technology company headquartered in Savannah, announces the grand opening of its new satellite office at 101 Memorial Drive, Suite A, in Hinesville on Wednesday, May 20. Mayor James (Jim) Thomas Jr. is scheduled to participate in a ribbon cutting ceremony at 4 p.m. An open house will be held from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, visit https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2015/05/07/speros-announces-hinesville-office-grand-opening/

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Kiwanis Club of Skidaway has started selling two American flags for four holidays: Memorial Day, July 4th, Veterans Day and Presidents Day. The Kiwanis Club will install the pair of flags in your yard before each holiday and remove them shortly afterwards for a donation of $50. The donation will go to help an at-risk child in Chatham County. To sign up or for more information, contact Keith Glenn at 598-9483.

(SAVANNAH, GA) In support of the Coastal Empire March for Babies, the Savannah Jaycees raised $1,702 for the March of Dimes. Eleven members of the Jaycees fund raised through social media campaigns, community outreach efforts, and family and friend donations. For more information, visit http://carriagetradepr.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1834&Itemid=16

(SAVANNAH, GA) Coastal Pet Rescue introduces Abby, a black, female Great Dane who needs a home. Abby is approximately 5 years old and is good with other dogs and with children. To view Abby and other pets available for adoption, visit: http://coastalpetrescue.org/

(SAVANNAH, GA)  Warriors 4 William Foundation tees up for their first annual golf fundraiser to eradicate childhood cancer- MONDAY, JUNE 8, 2015 AT 8:00AM  The foundation’s first annual golf tournament will take place at Savannah Harbor Golf Resort and Spa on Hutchinson Island. There will be hole prizes, gift bags full of merchandise, a 50/50 raffle and a chance at winning a car donated by Grainger Honda. Lunch will be provided by Paul Kennedy Catering.  The cost is $125 per player or $500 per team of four. Anyone interested may register by emailing warriors4william@gmail.com or singing up in person at Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa in the pro shop.

(MASHABLE) Chicken Soup for the Facebook Soul: How Social Media is Helping Fight Homelessness
http://mashable.com/2015/05/07/social-media-fights-homelessness-washington-dc/

(FORBES) Inspiring Mothers Who Motivated Famous Business Leaders
http://www.forbes.com/sites/carminegallo/2015/05/08/inspiring-mothers-who-motivated-famous-business-leaders/

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS) honored the 2015 Champions at the Sixth Annual Night of Champions, Thursday, May 14. Champions and their employers are Jason Thompson of OA Logistics, Reuben Johnson of Chu’s Mart, Wesley Mosley of J & B’s Steakhouse,    Kenneth Kelly Jr. of Kitchens on the Square, and Billy Behrens of Gulfstream Aerospace. For more information, visit https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2015/05/15/lowcountry-down-syndrome-society-honors-2015-champions/

(INC) Marketing to Millennials? Net Perception is Everything.
http://www.inc.com/evan-burns/marketing-to-millennials-perception-is-everything.html

(SAVANNAH, GA)  The Pooler Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Bureau Inc. announces the May Lunch and Learn meeting will feature a presentation from Dana Stevens, account executive with Stevens Hale & Associates, accompanied by Fred W. McGinty, Sr., of McGinty Gordon & Associates, on Tuesday, May 19 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Crosswinds Golf Club, located at 232 James B. Blackburn Drive. The speech will discuss new regulations and flood considerations for real estate buyers and sellers. About one million federal flood insurance policyholders in the U.S. are being hit with increased costs when they go to renew their policies. For more information, visit https://ceciliarussomarketing.wordpress.com/2015/05/10/dana-stevens-of-stevens-hale-associates-to-address-pooler-chamber-luncheon/.

(HOSPICE SAVANNAH) A New Benefit for Heart Failure Patients. http://newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/05/02/a-new-benefit-for-heart-failure-patients/?module=BlogPost-Title&version=Blog%20Main&contentCollection=Health&action=Click&pgtype=Blogs®ion=Body

(SAVANNAH, GA) The fly-fishing stance depends on your particular fishing situation, but for practice Walker recommends an open stance, that means left foot forward for right hander’s or right foot forward for left hander’s, this versatile stance allows for free body movement and a harmonious co-ordination, it also allows for a longer casting stroke when appropriate. Concentrate on keeping your shoulders square to the target. Get guidance from the experts at Rivers and Glen Trading Co. for more information, call 912-349-2352 or visit http://riversandglen.com/

(SAVANNAH, GA) Thanks to the Kroger Community Rewards Program, every time you shop at Kroger, you can earn money for Park Place Outreach. All you need to do is link your Kroger Plus Card to Park Place Outreach and Kroger will donate money to Park Place Outreach every quarter. The new Kroger Community Rewards term will end August 31, 2015. Make sure you go and register your rewards card now to help out Park Place Outreach. For more information and directions, visit http://parkplaceyes.org/how-you-can-help/kroger-community-rewards/

(SAVANNAH, GA) Angela Canfield, DDS of Sandfly Family Dental, is still accepting applications for the 2015 Canfield Mouth Shield Program. Local organizations may apply to win custom fit mouth guards in personalized colors for their entire team. Last year, Dr. Canfield donated maroon and white mouth guards to the Benedictine Military School football team, a donation totaling over $9,000 worth of protection equipment. The deadline to submit applications is June 1. For more information, visit http://carriagetradepr.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1793&Itemid=16

(LOW COUNTRY DERMATOLOGY) Designated by the American Academy of Dermatology, National Melanoma Skin Cancer Awareness Month is celebrated in May aiming to raise awareness about skin cancer, increasing the chances of early detection so treatments can be given early. Find out more information about skin cancer risks at https://www.aad.org/spot-skin-cancer/

(SAVANNAH, GA) Enmark Stations will hold Full-Service Fridays across Ga., SC and NC to raise funds for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS). A Full-Service Friday allows customers to pull into the Enmark Store, where members of the Enmark management team will be pumping gas, wiping windows and handing out coupons in hopes of collecting donations for LLS’ 2015 Light the Night event. For more information, visit http://www.carriagetradepr.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1812&Itemid=16. Enmark Stations, Inc. has also made a commitment to once again sell paper icons in all 63 of its retail stores in support of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light The Night Walk. The paper icons will be sold from Friday, May 1 to Tuesday, May 31. For more information, visit https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2015/04/15/enmark-stations-to-sell-paper-icons-in-support-of-the-leukemia-lymphoma-societys-light-the-night-walk-during-the-month-of-may-2/

(SAVANNAH, GA) On Wednesday, June 24, 2015, from 11:00am to 1:00pm, the Title Sponsors; SCORE and Wells Fargo will present: The STATE OF SMALL BUSINESS.  The Savannah Mayor will be in attendance. Reports will be issued by 10 area experts that will have 3 minutes each to present their information on measurable benchmarks relating to our Small Business Community. The FREE conference will take place at the Savannah   International Trade and Convention Center located at 1 International Drive. For more information, RSVP: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=anwty5eab&oeidk=a07eaur1d940b3753e6   

(SAVANNAH, GA) EYE Gotta Run/walk 5K–RUN4SIGHT will be held on May 30th, 2015 at Daffin Park. Registration begins at 7:30 am, runners start 9:00 and walkers start 9:15. All ages are welcome to join! Medals, Prizes, T-shirts and Fruits and water will be available for participants. If you would like to be a sponsors for our T-shirts, Banners or a Gold Sponsor, please let us know. Register online: www.lionsclubofsavannah.org

(THE BOWEN LAW GROUP) How Georgia manufacturing law made it the #1 state in which to do business. http://www.thebowenlawgroup.com/blog/how-georgia-manufacturing-law-made-it-the-1-state-in-which-to-do-business

(SAVANNAH, GA) Small change for a BIG change!  Reed House is celebrating Esther Reed’s 92nd birthday by honoring her tradition of collecting change for a mental health clubhouse.  Take your coins to any Sea Island Bank to join this celebration or take all the coins you can collect to Reed House, 1144 Cornell Avenue, Savannah, GA by 4:00 pm on June 1st to compete for a $500 prepaid American Express Card from Oglethorpe Mall. www.reed-house.org.

(RICHMOND HILL, GA) Station Exchange Senior Care is offering an Alzheimer’s Support Group for families touched by Alzheimer’s and Dementia. This group meets the fourth Tuesday of June, August, and October, next meeting on June 23, from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm at The Suites At Station Exchange, 3205 TSX Grand Central, Richmond Hill, GA.  A light dinner and support materials will be provided. To RSVP, call 912-445-2425.

(WASHINGTON, DC) On Saturday, June 13 at 1pm, the Georgetown Neighborhood Library will host at talk by Marjorie Young, “The Extraordinary Life and Legacy of Carol Stuart Watson, Nation’s Capital Illustrator.” A daughter’s reflections on the iconic artist who profoundly influenced the District of Columbia’s cultural and visual arts. Free and open to the public. For more info contact 202.727.0233.

https://carolstuartwatson.wordpress.com/2015/05/11/the-extraordinary-life-and-legacy-of-carol-stuart-watson-the-nations-capital-illustrator/

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