(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, June 22, 2015

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Alternative Fuel Vehicle Roadshow is set to come to Savannah on Friday, June 26 as part of an 8-city tour led by Georgia Public Service Commissioner Tim Echols. The series brings together a vehicle showcase and discussion panels on the practical impact of converting fleets to clean, alternative fuels like propane, E85-ethanol, natural gas, electric (EV) and compressed natural gas (CNG). http://afvroadshow.com

(THE BOWEN LAW GROUP) With Loretta Lynch’s delayed confirmation dominating recent news cycles, it may be informative to review the precise responsibilities of the United States Attorney General and how his or her actions and decisions may personally affect you as a citizen or business owner. http://www.thebowenlawgroup.com/blog/attorney-general

(SAVANNAH, GA) Yogafest for Savannah Yoga will be held on June 27 and 28 at their Savannah location. This is free yoga for two days with a raffle that 100% of proceeds go to the Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society! Info here: http://savannahyoga.com/events/yoga-fest-pooler/

(HOSPICE SAVANNAH) Answers to Tough Questions About Dying. http://newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/04/07/answers-to-tough-questions-about-dying/?module=BlogPost-Title&version=Blog20Main&contentCollection=Health&action=Click&pgtype=Blogs&region=Body

(PARK PLACE OUTREACH) According to estimates by the Urban Institute, nearly 1 in 5 youths under the age of 18 will run away at least once and 34% of the homeless population is young people under 24. Post flyers in your community to educate homeless teens on resources and services. Check out more facts about homeless teens by visiting https://www.dosomething.org/facts/11-facts-about-homeless-teens

(MASHABLE) 8 Unique and Bizarre Jobs Around The World
http://mashable.com/2015/06/16/bizarre-jobs-around-the-world/

(SAVANNAH, GA) Fly fishing is a way of life, a philosophical attitude, which stands for values such as respect for nature, for tolerance, tranquility, self-composure, the ability to enjoy and a readiness for measure and self contemplation. To find out more information on fly fishing, contact the experts at Rivers and Glen Trading Co. For more information, call 912-349-2352 or visit http://riversandglen.com/

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Academy of Dance is offering a Summer Intensive Camp featuring Ted Pollen of NYC, a former Alvin Ailey Dancer. Ted will teach Ballet, Modern – Horton Technique, Jazz and Choreography for 2 weeks with a performance on the last day: July 20-31 9:30 – 4:30, ages 9 and up. Other Camps available for ages 3-5 and 6-8: http://academyofdancesav.com/Schedule/Summer2015.aspx

(SAVANNAH, GA) Full Circle bereavement counselors and trained volunteers will provide a day of therapeutic fun and group process to help the entire family cope with the death of a loved one.
Camp Aloha Family Day Camp will be held between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 15, 2015 and is provided through the generosity of the Kaminsky Automotive Group and an anonymous donor. There is a $50 non-refundable registration fee for each family and scholarships are available. Camp will be held at the Full Circle Grief and Loss Center, 6000 Business Center Drive (off Chatham Parkway) in Savannah. For more information and/or to register, please contact Full Circle at 912.303.9442.

(INC) 3 Rules For Giving A Truly Motivational Pep Talk
http://www.inc.com/anna-hensel/tips-for-giving-the-best-pep-talk.html

(SAVANNAH, GA) Beatrice is a female Staffordshire terrior/ hound mix that is currently living at Coastal Pet Rescue and is available for adoption. She is about 2 years old and is great with dogs and other kids. To view Beatrice and other animals available for adoption, visit: http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2015-d-059-beatrice-bb/

(SAVANNAH, GA) Every hour, someone dies from oral cancer. Sandfly Family Dental offers patients Oral DNA testing. For more information, visit http://sandflyfamilydental.com

(SAVANNAH, GA) Enmark Stations, which has recently rebranded as enmarket, received The Gulfstream Community Involvement Award at the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual Business Expo and Awards Banquet. Enmarket was one of eight businesses honored out of the Savannah market from a variety of categories. For more information, visit https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2015/06/14/savannah-chamber-of-commerce-recognizes-enmarket-stations-with-community-involvement-award/

(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) SAFE Shelter Center for Domestic Violence Services is kicking off Camp R.O.C.K. 2015, a summer program for children ages 5 to 17. Nine weeklong sessions of indoor and outdoor activities will be held during June and July in the Savannah area from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Children at Camp R.O.C.K. are either currently staying at SAFE Shelter or in the shelter’s Follow-up/After Care Program. For more information, visit https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2015/06/03/safe-shelter-savannah-announces-camp-r-o-c-k-2015/

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS) announces the annual Camp Buddy summer camps in Effingham County and Chatham County will be held during the months of June and July. These educational and therapeutic camps are designed to help children with Down syndrome, ages 3-13, retain information they learned during the previous school year. For more information, visit http://wp.me/pbgAS-2bd

(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.

(SAVANNAH, GA) Ocean Exchange is opening registration for their BIG Pitch Competition in which they are seeking undergraduate and graduate innovations that improve economies, Health, and the Environment.  The winner will receive $10,000. Registration began June 1 and ends September 7. Finalists will be notified Sept 15, 2015. Eight finalists will be invited to present at Ocean Exchange October 11, 2015 in front of 150 delegates from business, NGOs, academia, and government.  For more information and to apply: http://www.oceanexchange.org/register-solutions/big-pitch-competition-registration/

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Coastal Empire Polio Survivors Association, Inc. will meet Saturday, June 27, 10:30 am at the Lewis Cancer Pavilion on the Candler campus on Reynolds Street in Savannah.  Corporal John Simmons of the Savannah-Chatham Metro Police Department will discuss “Home Safety.” Polio survivors and guests are invited. For information call 912-927-8332.

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