(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, June 1, 2015

(SAVANNAH, GA) Enmark Stations announced a branding change to reflect its broader fresh food and health commitments and its expertise in driving the innovations needed to shape the future of the convenience store industry. Enmark will effectively be doing business as “enmarket.” This week, the new imaging and branding will be unveiled at store #10, located at 14000 Abercorn St. across from the Savannah Mall. Enmarket re-imaging is expected to be complete within one year. For more information: http://savannahnow.com/exchange/2015-05-30/enmark-stations-rebranding

(FORBES) 11 Things Ultra-Productive People Do Differently
http://www.forbes.com/sites/travisbradberry/2015/05/13/11-things-ultra-productive-people-do-differently/

(LEADERSHIP SOUTHEAST GEORGIA) Leadership Southeast Georgia Program Announces 2015 Graduating Class https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2015/05/31/leadership-southeast-georgia-program-announces-2015-graduating-class/

(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. 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)  Choice of Words Matters
http://savannahnow.com/column/2015-05-19/opinion-choice-words-matters

(SAVANNAH, GA) Speros, a full-service technology company headquartered in Savannah, announces two new employees have joined the firm. Leany G. Wood has been hired as a telephony technician and Becky Varner will be providing sales support as an account manager. For more information, please visit https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2015/05/27/speros-welcomes-leany-g-wood-and-becky-varner-to-savannah-technology-firm/

(SAVANNAH, GA) The feds jump on board: Protected bike lanes are now official federal policy http://www.peopleforbikes.org/blog/entry/the-feds-jump-on-board-protected-bike-lanes-are-now-official-federal-policy

(THE BOWEN LAW GROUP) Does the ADA or FMLA protect alcoholic commercial drivers? http://www.thebowenlawgroup.com/blog/does-the-ada-or-fmla-protect-alcoholic-commercial-drivers

(BLUFFTON, SC) As a community partner to the Lowcountry community, Matilda Jane Clothing recently donated $1,000 to the Pritchardville Elementary School PTO in Bluffton, South Carolina. The large gift was the culmination of a two week giving program known as “Janes Give Back. For more information, visit https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2015/05/27/matilda-jane-clothing-donates-1000-to-pritchardville-elementary-school/

(SAVANNAH, GA) Coastal Pet Rescue of Savannah is debuting Clark, a male, dachshund/ sheltie mix who needs a home. Clark is around 9 months old and about 14 pounds. To view Clark and other animals available for adoption, visit: http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/

(SAVANNAH, GA) Join Reed House for its first fundraiser, an En Plein Air Painting Event. This event will include artists such as Becky Frame, Sharon McIntosh, and Irene Sainz Mayo as well as live jazz, wine, and hors d’oeuvres. The En Plein Air Painting event will be on June 6 from 5:00pm – 8:00pm at the Savannah Botanical Gardens, 1388 Eisenhower Drive, Savannah, GA 31406. For more information, contact Jane Nangle at 912-656-6346 or email JNangle@Reed-House.org

(HOSPICE SAVANNAH) What Makes Older People Happy. http://newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/02/11/what-makes-older-people-happy/?module=BlogPost-Title&version=Blog%20Main&contentCollection=Health&action=Click&pgtype=Blogs®ion=Body

(SAVANNAH, GA) On Saturday, May 16, the Coastal Georgia Council Boy Scouts of America celebrated their annual reunion of Eagle Scout Alumni and recognized the seventy-two Boy Scouts within the council who earned the rank of Eagle Scout during 2014. Twenty-seven Eagle Scouts were in attendance. For more information on the Coastal Georgia Council Boy Scouts of America, visit http://www.coastalgeorgiabsa.org/

(ATLANTA, GA) Ribbon Cutting July 30th Scheduled for Creative Approach Atlanta: https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2015/05/21/soft-opening-may-22nd-and-ribbon-cutting-july-30th-scheduled-for-creative-approach-atlanta/

(SAVANNAH SPOTLIGHT) on Carmel Hearn. 10 Things You Did Not Know about Carmel:    https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2015/05/20/savannah-spotlight-on-carmel-hearn-10-things-you-did-not-know-about-carmel/

(SAVANNAH, GA) Students from the Savannah Arts Academy have donated a portion of  proceeds from their 2015  Junk 2 Funk fashion shows to Hospice Savannah.  Held in late January, the highly anticipated 7th annual event had an “Insectum” theme and featured insect-inspired designs made from recycled and reclaimed materials. For more information on Hospice Savannah, visit https://www.hospicesavannah.org/

(SAVANNAH, GA) Ossabaw Island Foundation has an Artist Day Trip to Ossabaw on Sunday, June 7, 2015.  Spend time wandering the wide, uninhabited beach. Re-board the boat and travel to the island’s North End, to enjoy time to take photographs, paint, write or sketch. You’ll have time to wander the North End on your own, before returning to the mainland.Sponsored by the  Ossabaw Island Foundation.  For more information: http://www.ossabawisland.net/saturdaymay7thgullah-geecheedaytriptoossabaw.aspx

(SAVANNAH, GA) Check out the Park Place Outreach Wish list and help them out by donating house supplies, toiletries, gift items, clothing and office items. Your contribution will help in so many ways and can change lives, give hope and improve the odds by ensuring that youth have access to safety, guidance and caring adults. See the Wish List for all items by visiting http://parkplaceyes.org/how-you-can-help/wish-list/

(SAVANNAH, GA) Now through June 12, Leadership Savannah will accept applications for the 2015-2016 class. Current and emerging leaders chosen for the class will be active in business, education, the arts, religion, government, community-based organizations and ethnic and minority groups, and will reflect the diversity of the community. Applicants must have the full support of the organization or corporation they represent. The class consists of monthly interactive sessions led by top community experts within their fields. For more information please contact Margaret Mary Russell at mrussell@savannahchamber.com or call 912.644.6432.

(INC) Steve Jobs Was a Master at Looking Into the Future: You Can Be Too
 http://www.inc.com/minda-zetlin/steve-jobs-was-a-master-at-looking-into-the-future-you-can-be-too.html

(SAVANNAH, GA) On Thursday, June 11, the Savannah Chamber, in partnership with the Savannah Morning News, will hold its 2015 Business Expo & Awards Banquet at the Hilton Savannah DeSoto. The event will begin with the Business Expo from 3-7 p.m., where premier companies will showcase products and services. A networking reception will take place during the expo from 5:30-7 p.m. for attendees to network and visit exhibitor booths. Following the expo, the Business Awards Banquet will begin, honoring standout leaders from the Savannah area. For more information, contact Stephanie Boaen at 912.644.6458 or SBoean@SavannahChamber.com.

(BLUFFTON, SC) PHOTOS: Enmark Stations Held Full-Service Fridays to Benefit Leukemia and Lymphoma Society: https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2015/05/29/photos-enmark-stations-held-full-service-fridays-to-benefit-leukemia-and-lymphoma-society/

(SAVANNAH, GA) Speros, a national full-service technology company headquartered in Savannah, held the grand opening of its new satellite office in Hinesville on Wednesday, May 20. An open house was held from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. with a ribbon cutting ceremony with Mayor James (Jim)    Thomas Jr. at 4 p.m. For more information, visit http://carriagetradepr.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1843&Itemid=16

(FORBES) Ten Worst Body Language Mistakes
http://www3.forbes.com/leadership/10-worst-body-language-mistakes/

(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.

(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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