(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, August 3, 2015

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LECTURE SERIES TO FEATURE: STRATTON LEOPOLD, DAWN BAKER AND HOWARD MORRISION
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah-Chatham County Public School System (SCCPSS) District announces the inaugural Passport to Excellence Lecture Series presented by the gold sponsor, JCB North America. Other sponsors include: Healthy Savannah, Savannah Economic Development Authority, 24E, Carriage Trade PR and Cecilia Russo Marketing. The series is made up of three lectures featuring presentations from accomplished individuals who previously attended or graduated from SCCPSS, sharing their unique career journeys and the insights they have learned about success.
Stratton Leopold – August 27, 2015
Dawn Baker – October 29, 2015
Howard Morrsion –January 21, 2016.
Lectures are free but  RSVP is required: Email request to cynthia.wright@carriagetradepr.com. Space is limited.

http://www.passport2excellence.com/

STRATTON LEOPOLD TO SPEAK AUGUST 27
On Thursday, August 27, Stratton Leopold will present from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at Savannah Arts Academy, located at 500 Washington Ave. Leopold attended elementary school at Massie Heritage Center, and then went on to attend Chatham Jr. High. Several years later, he studied Pre-Med at Georgia Tech and Vanderbilt Universities, but ultimately chose to work his way into the film industry. He has now been in the film business for more than 40 years, producing major, large-budget motion pictures. He has nearly 60 film and television credits to his name ranging from executive producer and producer to casting director and actor. Leopold has also served as an Executive Vice President at Paramount Pictures. He is locally famous for Leopold’s Ice Cream on Broughton Street, which was founded in 1919 by his father, Peter Leopold and his uncles Georgia and Basil. The Passport to Excellence Series is sponsored by JCB North America, Healthy Savannah, Savannah Economic Development Authority, 24E, Carriage Trade PR and Cecilia Russo Marketing. Lectures are free but  RSVP is required: Email request to cynthia.wright@carriagetradepr.com. Space is limited.

http://www.passport2excellence.com/

LOCAL DENTIST DONATES MOUTH GUARDS TO GROVES FOOTBALL TEAM
(SAVANNAH, GA) Angela Canfield, DDS of Sandfly Family Dental donate custom-made gold and black mouth guards to the Groves High School football team. Dr. Canfield and four of her staff members took impressions of the football players’ teeth and fit the guards during the Groves football camp on Friday, July 31 at 1:30 p.m. For more information, visit

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5 THINGS EVERY SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS SHOULD KNOW ABOUT CLOUD COMPUTING, AUG 4
(SAVANNAH, GA) Keith Fletcher with Speros to speak at SMART LUNCH on 5 Things every small business owner should know about Cloud Computing on Tue, August 4, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. Talk will be held at the Savannah Morning News Auditorium, 1375 Chatham Parkway. Lunch will be provided  and the cost is $12 for chamber members. To attend, RSVP Stephanie Boaen at 912.644.6458 or SBoaen@SavannahChamber.com.

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BOOM MODLIN PARTNERS WITH RODAN + FIELDS
(SAVANNAH, GA) Boom Modlin  announces her partnership with Dr. Katie Rodan and Dr. Kathy Fields, the dermatologists who brought the world Proactive. Their new premier skin care company is Rodan + Fields a multi-med therapy system that addresses all skin conditions. For more info contact Boom Modlin at savboom@aol.com.

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AMERICA’S GOT TALENT STARS – AT SAVANNAH MALL
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Mall is set to host America’s Got Talent Stars, Emil and Dariel Rock Cellos, for a rare public performance on Saturday, August 15 at 1 and 3 p.m. YouTube Superstar  drummer Casey Cooper also joins the rock duo at Savannah Mall’s Center Court for this lively, one-of-a-kind appearance. Both performances are free and open to the public. For more information, visit

https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2015/07/30/the-savannah-mall-hosts-performance-of-americas-got-talent-stars-emil-and-dariel-rock-cellos/

YOGA WEEKEND
(SAVANNAH, GA) On September 11-13, Savannah Yoga Center will host a weekend workshop with Miles Borrero. Enjoy highly creative yoga sequences enriched with singing, sprinkled with pranayama and meditation, supported by dharma and fused together with Miles’ vast knowledge of the body. All levels are welcome. The entire weekend (7.5 hours) tuition is $150, or $40 for individual sessions. Early bird discount available before August 10.

http://savannahyoga.com or call (912) 232-2994 for more information and to register.

NEW RULES FOR GEORGIA BANKS TO KNOW

(THE BOWEN LAW GROUP) What Georgia Banks Need To Know About New Rules From The DBF

 http://www.thebowenlawgroup.com/blog/will-the-fdic-compensate-parties-wronged-by-a-bad-contract 

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RIBBON CUTTING FOR ISLE OF HOPE ELEMENTARY
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Board of Public Education for the City of Savannah and the County of Chatham will be hosting a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to celebrate the completion of the new Isle of Hope K-8 school. The event will be on Monday, August 3 at 1:00pm at Hesse K-8 School, 9116 Whitfield Avenue, Savannah, GA 31406. For more information, please call 912-395-5538

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MEET PETE
(SAVANNAH, GA) Coastal Pet Rescue introduces Pete, a male Chihuahua mix who is between 1 and 2 years old. Pete is good with dogs and kids and is in need of a home! Pete will also be microchipped prior to adoption. TO view Pete and other animals available for adoption,

 matildajaneclothing.com/

SAFE SHELTER IS THE ONLY SHELTER IN SAVANNAH DEDICATED TO VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
(SAVANNAH, GA) The mission for SAFE SHELTER CENTER FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SERVICES is to prevent domestic violence, protect victims and promote change in lives, families and our community. For over 30 years, SAFE Shelter has been Savannah’s only shelter dedicated to victims of intimate partner violence and their children up to the age of 18.  Open 24-hours a day, 7 days a week, the Shelter provides safe, confidential services to all victims of domestic violence. For more information on SAFE Shelter, visit safeshelter.org or call 912.629.0026. To reach the 24-hour crisis line, call 912.629.8888.

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NEW BOOK ON SAVANNAH, CALL FOR IMAGES
(SAVANNAH, GA) Laura Lawton and Polly Cooper are working on a new book featuring the seven wonderful ladies who started Historic Savannah Foundation, Inc., in 1955 and helped save our Historic District and make it into one of the loveliest preserved historic cities in the U.S.  By name, the ladies were: Anna Colquitt Hunter, Katherine Judkins Clark, Elinor Adler Dillard, Lucy Barrow McIntire, Dorothy Ripley Roebling, Nola McEvoy Roos and Jane Adair Wright. There were other early preservationists too which we will pay tribute to also. If you have any images of these ladies in their youths or later, or any little stories you think might be fun to share, please call Polly at 353-9999 or 308-0063 or Laura at 925-5644. We are reaching out to their families and friends to help make this book a true tribute to these forward thinkers.

KAYAK FOR A CURE
((SAVANNAH, GA) On Saturday, August 29, the American Diabetes Association will be hosting their 8th Annual Kayak for a Cure from 8:00am to 1:00pm. For information regarding the event, to purchase tickets or hear about our sponsorship opportunities, please contact Chris Carpentino at 912.353.8110 ext. 3094

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LOWCOUNTY DOWN SYNDROME SOCIETY IN 8 SURROUNDING COUNTIES
(SAVANNAH, GA) Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society started their support group in 2006. They now outreach to families in the eight surrounding counties. Become a member of the Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society today, by

visitinghttp://www.ldssga.org/membership.html

HOW TO TRAIN FOR A 5K
Tuesday, August 25, the third lecture in the 2015 Enmarket Encourage Health Education Series, “How to Train for a 5K,” will be presented by Chris Ramsey from Fleet Feet Savannah. After the sudden loss of Robert Espinoza, Ramsey will present the lecture in honor of his memory. This Enmarket Encourage Health presentation will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Auditorium of the Savannah Morning News, located at 1375 Chatham Parkway in Savannah. A healthy lunch will be provided by local business sponsors. Attendance is free and open to the public, but RSVPs are required at Healthy Savannah’s website.

RSVP FOR FREE LUNCH AND LECTURE

SHOP AmazonSmile, SUPPORT PARK PLACE
(SAVANNAH, GA) When customers shop on AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com), the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to the charitable organizations selected by customers. Support your Park Place Outreach by starting your shopping atsmile.amazon.com

PARK PLACE OUTREACH

CONTRACTOR NEEDED
(SAVANNAH, GA) A local non-profit organization service and advocacy organization run by and for people with disabilities is looking for reliable, licensed, and insured contractors for its home humidification program. Contractors must be familiar with ADA accessibility guidelines for building wheelchair ramps and other home modifications. Please contact Mark Swift at 912-920-2414

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AUG 21-23 YOGA WORKSHOP
(SAVANNAH, GA)  On August 21-23, 2015, Jessica Boylston-Fagonde & Kelley J. Boyd-with their combined 20 years of serving the yoga community-will host an intensive weekend yoga workshop. The workshop is open to the public and is also a part of SYC’s 300-hour advanced teacher training. Students who want to deepen their understanding of yoga practice and philosophy will learn how to apply these new tools to their world on and off the mat with authenticity and clarity. For more information, visit   http://wp.me/pbgAS-2ee

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FRIENDS OF ANIMALS, AUG 15 FUNDRAISER
(SAVANNAH, GA) Friends of Animals is holding their 17th Annual Auction themed ‘Rebel Without A Pawse’. The auction will be held Saturday, August 15, 2015 from 7:00pm to 11:00pm at Savannah Station, 601 Cohen Street. There will be three bars as well as food stations and guests are encouraged to wear ’50s attire. To purchase tickets and find out more information

www.friendsofanimalscoastalga.org

AUG 7, SAVANNAH FOLK MUSIC SOCIETY FEATURES CLARK BRYON
(SAVANNAH, GA) Clark Byron is performing on First Fridays For Folk Music, sponsored by the Savannah Folk Music Society on  Friday, Aug. 7, 7:30 p.m. in the Stewart Auditorium of First Presbyterian Church Savannah, Washington St. For more information:

http://www.savannahfolk.org/Events/Event-Schedule/ModuleID/1357/ItemID/150/mctl/EventDetails

WINE FUNDRAISER FOR HABITAT FOR HUMANITY
(SAVANNAH, GA)  The Coastal Empire Habitat for Humanity has an upcoming wine tasting event on August 6th at the Savannah Wine Cellar from 5:307:30 pm.  Tickets can be purchased in advance for $20 at  www.savannahwinecellar.com or at the door the day of the event for $25. No RSVP is required.

www.savannahwinecellar.com

TIPS FOR HAND ME DOWN CLOTHING

(MATILDA JANE CLOTHING) Robyn Shirley, Independent Trunk Keeper & Team Leader with Matilda Jane Clothing has 3 great tips for making the most of your children’s hand me downs.  The first tip is to filter the clothing items before you give them away, clothing items may be passed down to a child’s younger siblings. Secondly, pull clothing out and give it to a friend or a family member who has a baby or a toddler.  Thirdly, be involved in a hand me down chain on the giving or receiving end to help strengthen bonds between other friends and neighbors.  Check out more tips and information by visiting matildajaneclothing.com/

MATILDA JANE

TREEHOUSE ADVENTURES REOPENS AT SAVANNAH MALL
(SAVANNAH, GA) Treehouse Adventures & Putt Putt reopened under the new management of bilingual co-owners Ruberman Rodriguez and Ben Saborio. The newly refurbished indoor play space, located at Savannah Mall in the upper level of Dillard’s court, features a treehouse-themed three-level obstacle course, a Putt Putt mini-golf course, a ball pit for the little ones, arcade games and a snack bar. For more information, visit

http://wp.me/pbgAS-2eg.

CAPITAL A PRODUCTIONS HIRES STUART BREED, RECOGNIZED FOR HIS WORK WITH PAUL McCARTNEY
(SAVANNAH, GA) Capital A Productions is pleased to announce that Stuart Breed has joined the Savannah-based entertainment production company as a business development manager. Breed previously worked at AIR Recording Studios in London and Montserrat and he also served as a    freelance audio engineer, tour manager and production manager. He was nominated for a Grammy Award in 1997 and has been recognized for his work with Paul McCartney and INXS.

https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2015/07/27/savannah-based-full-service-entertainment-production-company-appoints-new-business-development-manager/.

BUSINESS INSIDER
Science Says Parents of Successful Kids have these Nine Things in Common

http://www.businessinsider.com/set-your-kids-up-for-success-2015-8 

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