(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, November, 2, 2015

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KELLEY BOYD’S ENCOURAGE HEALTH SPEECH

(SAVANNAH, GA) The final enmarket Encourage Health Education program featured Kelley Boyd, Kelley J. Boyd, E-RYT500, founder and teacher at Savannah Yoga Center. She shared “10 Yoga Tips: Hectic to Harmonious in 5 Minutes or Less.” To view Boyd’s speech, visit https://youtu.be/cMzn7kQ2f0Y

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INC

(THE BOWEN LAW GROUP) What are the most important questions you should ask about incorporating a business? There are several crucial steps that must be performed accurately and completely in order to be legally compliant and protect yourself as a business owner. For more information, visit http://www.thebowenlawgroup.com/blog/4-questions-to-ask-a-legal-professional-regarding-incorporation

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DREAM JOB

(MASHABLE) 25 Little Ways To Get Closer To Your Dream Job This Week
http://mashable.com/2015/10/29/ways-closer-dream-career/?utm_cid=mash-prod-nav-sub-st#ws7ACvOTmiq4

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DAWN BAKER’S PASSPORT TO EXCELLENCE SPEECH

(SAVANNAH, GA) Dawn Baker spoke at Passport to Excellence Lecture Series, sponsored by JCB North America, AT&T, 24E, Healthy Savannah, Carriage Trade PR and Cecilia Russo Marketing. To hear Dawn’s speech, visit https://youtu.be/THEDUhjtIT0

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MOVIE STUDIO

(SAVANNAH, GA) Putnam Natural Resources, LLC, has placed the Enterprise Aluminum Plant Facility in Eatonton, Ga., under contract for purchase. The company, owned by Eatonton mayoral candidate Walter C. Rocker, Jr. and his son Walter C. Rocker III, intends to develop the site into a movie production facility for Tytan Pictures, LLC, a full feature film division of Tytan Creates, of Tybee Island, Ga. For more information, please visit: https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2015/10/19/film-production-company-eyes-former-enterprise-aluminum-plant-facility-for-sound-stage%E2%80%A8/

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10 TRUTHS

(SAVANNAH, GA) 10 Truths You May Not Know About Domestic Violence By Cheryl Branch: http://savannahnow.com/accent/2015-10-29/10-truths-you-may-not-know-about-domestic-violence

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COAT DRIVE AT SAVANNAH MALL

(SAVANNAH, GA) Accepting donations now through Dec. 13, the Carousel in the Savannah Mall is having a coat/blanket drive for the homeless population in the Greater Savannah area. Any new or used coats or blankets are greatly appreciated. If you have questions please contact Tim Blair at (912) 447-3141 or tblair@fun-brands.com.

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BIG RIVER FILM FESTIVAL

(SAVANNAH, GA) The First Annual Big River Film Festival is now accepting submissions.  The Festival will take place July 8th and 9th at The Savannah Civic Center. The early deadline for submissions is November 15, 2015, the official deadline is February 15, 2016 and the late deadline is April 30, 2016. Please visit www.bigriverfilmfestival.com for submission guidelines and forms.

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HOW TO HELP

(LIVE OAK PUBLIC LIBRARIES) Chilton’s provides exclusive photographs, diagnostics designed by instructors, step-by-step repair procedures, Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) maintenance schedules, wiring diagrams, recalls and Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for automobiles and light trucks in one easy-to-use web site. For more information, visit http://www.liveoakpl.org/

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8 WAYS

(ENTREPRENEUR.COM): 8 ways to get your email read: http://entm.ag/1MxJCfl

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SEMINAR ON LIFE’S STRESSES

(SAVANNAH, GA) Based on Dr. Deborah Kearney’s book, Sand in Your Sandpile Seminar: Facing Life’s Stresses, is an 1.5 hour long seminar for those struggling with stress, and how to build emotional resilience for more effective management of stress.The seminar will be November 14, at Memorial Health’s Medical Education Building. Go to
www.sandinyoursandpile.com

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$2000

(SAVANNAH, GA) Park Place Outreach – Youth Emergency Shelter recently received $2,000 in grant funding from the Morgan Stanley Foundation to be utilized for its emergency youth shelter program. For more information on Park Place Outreach, visit: http://parkplaceyes.org

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SALES

(INC.COM) 4 ways to measure sales through social selling: bit.ly/1RVUeJv

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REED HOUSE

(SAVANNAH, GA) Reed House, Savannah’s mental health clubhouse, has received a $1,000 donation from Wells Fargo Bank to be used in its mission of providing training, education and support for adults in Chatham County and surrounding areas whose lives have been impacted by serious mental illness. For more information: www.Reed-House.org

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LAPTOP OR DESKTOP?

(SPEROS) Laptop or Desktop: Which is the Best Choice for Employees? http://speros.com/laptop-or-desktop-which-is-the-best-choice-for-employees/

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NEW WEBSITE

(USI INSURANCE) USI Insurance is excited to announce the redesign of their website. The new site is viewable across all devices, features up-to-date information on USI services and products, and reinforces the companies approach to delivering superior solutions to clients. You can see the newly designed site at

USI.biz

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GRSP

(ROTARY OF SAVANNAH) Gerald Smith (LEFT), the District Rotary Chairman for the Georgia Rotary Student Program (GRSP) recently presented a check for $1,814.50 to the Rotary Club of Savannah, which President Rick Monroe (RIGHT) accepted. Smith said, “The check is thanks for the chapter’s stellar support of GRSP.” The scholarship program pays tuition for international college students. This year the Rotary Club of Savannah is sponsoring Lizzy McGhee from Scotland. For more information visit

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Chapter of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) will present “Take Steps for Fashion” on Friday, November 6, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Andaz Hotel, with Natalie Hendrix as the host. All proceeds from the event will go to CCFA to support finding a cure for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. To reserve a seat please RSVP online http://online.ccfa.org/takestepsforfashion or call Ginger Peace at 904-553-9743.

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9 WAYS

(FORBES) 9 Ways To Network Without Leaving Your Couch
http://www.forbes.com/sites/dailymuse/2015/10/26/9-ways-to-network-without-leaving-your-couch/2/

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CHRIS TATUM

(SAVANNAH, GA) This week Chris Tatum joined the WJCL Morning News Team as a co-anchor. Tatum is joined by co-anchor Nicole Baker and meteorologist Jonathon Myers on the broadcast.

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JAZZ CONCERT

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Kicklighter Resource Center is hosting their First Annual Jazz Concert on Tuesday, Nov. 10 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tickets are $30 and can be purchased at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kicklighters-1st-annual-jazz-concert-tickets-18398729094?aff=es2 or picked up from the Kicklighter Resource Center. For any questions please call Stacy Davis (912) 355-7633

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RAFFLE FOR AN ORIGINAL TIFFANI TAYLOR

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Rape Crisis Center (RCC) of Savannah is selling raffle tickets for an original painting by Tiffani Taylor, valued at $4,000. Raffle tickets are on sale now for $25 each, with 100 percent of the proceeds to benefit the RCC. The painting’s winner will be announced on Saturday, December 19 at the Savannah Art Walk. Tickets can be purchased by contacting the Tiffani Taylor Gallery (912) 507-7860 and/or Lynne Wolf (912) 346-3691.

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SERVICE ANIMALS

(RICHMOND HILL, GA) Join the SD Gunner Fund for its inaugural fundraiser benefiting our wounded veterans in need of service animals. Tickets and sponsorshipS are now available. SD Gunner Fund Fundraiser will be November 11 at 11:45 am. For more information: www.facebook.com/sdgunnerfund

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SEEKING NONPROFITS TO ENROLL

(SAVANNAH, GA) Matilda Jane Clothing is seeking qualified Savannah nonprofit organizations to enroll in the company’s Fall 2015 Janes Give Back Program. This effort directs a portion of sales to qualifying charities during shows scheduled during the week of October 22-29. For more information, visit https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2015/10/16/matilda-jane-clothing-seeks-savannah-area-nonprofits-for-philanthropic-program/

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ART SHOW

(SAVANNAH, GA) Starting Oct. 2 and running through the year, the Hospice Savannah Art Gallery will display works by Daniel E. Smith and Ed Jones. Smith’s paintings can be found in collections across the globe, yet he created works for Hospice Savannah priced at $185. A portion of Smith’s and Jones’ work will support Hospice Savannah’s Daily Impact fund, which goes to patients and their families. To learn more about the art or Hospice Savannah contact Beth Logan at (912) 629-1043, email her at bloagn@hospiceSavannah.org, or visit www.HospiceSavannahHelps.org

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INFLUENCE MARKETING

(INC.COM) Influence Marketing is changing marketing (for the good) in 3 ways: klou.tt/3gqxcbd2we3m

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SEEKING YOUTH HERO NOMINATIONS

(SAVANNAH, GA) The American Red Cross of Southeast and Coastal Georgia is seeking Youth Hero Nominations for the 2016 Youth Hero Volunteer Service Awards.  Nominations will be accepted from any non-profit organization, school, team, religious organization, etc. Eligible youth must be enrolled in 6th-12th grade in a public, private or home school during the 2015-2016 school year.  To nominate a youth or for more information visit www.redcross.org/southeast. Deadline to nominate a deserving youth is December 31, 2015.

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BRIDGE RUN

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Sports Council launched a redesigned Enmarket Savannah Bridge Run website and logo and is now taking registrations for the 2015 race to be held Saturday, Dec. 5. Each year more than 5,000 participants run and walk the 5K, 10K and Double Pump (a 5K and 10K combined) over Savannah’s Talmadge Bridge. In its 25th year, the 2015 race weekend will begin with the Health and Wellness Expo at the Savannah Civic Center on Friday, Dec. 4 and end with a post-race party in Franklin Square on race day. A portion of race proceeds benefit Nancy N. and J.C. Lewis Cancer & Research Pavilion at St. Joseph’s/Candler. To register for the race, visit www.SavannahBridgeRun.com.

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MEET HOMER

(SAVANNAH, GA) Coastal Pet Rescue presents Homer, a male, retriever mix who is about 8 years old. Homer is medium sized and great with other dogs. To view Homer and other animals available for adoption, visit: http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2015-d-219-homer/

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