The Savannah Mall Hosts Event to Generate Completed Identification Kits For Children

WHO: The Savannah Mall

WHAT: GACHIP-the GeorgiA CHild Identification Program

WHEN: Saturday, November 21, from 12:05 p.m. to 5 p.m.

WHERE: Located on the lower level near Dillards

WHY: GeorgiA CHild Identification Program is one of the most comprehensive Child Recovery, Identification, and Abduction Awareness programs ever to be offered to parents in the state of Georgia.
NOTES: Each person progresses through several stations taking about 10 to 15 minutes for the entire process. The recorded information is presented to the child’s parent or guardian to take home for safekeeping. There is no age limit.

GACHIP provides a small computer disk that includes:

• Full color digital photographs showing various poses of the child: These color photographs can be circulated by the police to the media in the case of abduction and can be used in the Amber Alert Program.

• A complete set of digital fingerprints: Everyone’s fingerprints are unique and are a well known tool for recovery, investigation and identification.

• DNA and Scent: The swift recovery of a missing person can be aided by tracking dogs.
Information about the child including: Distinguishing features such as hair and eye color, scars, etc. The disk will also contain contact information for parents or guardians.

Cost: FREE


For more information:

Event Organizers:
Billy Underwood 912.313.6753
Mike Nichols 912.313.3474

Originated in 1990, the Savannah Mall, located at 14045 Abercorn St., features anchor stores Bass Pro Shops, Dillard’s, Target, Burlington Coat Factory and A.C. Moore. The 960,000-square-foot, two-level mall is also home to Victoria’s Secret, Bath & Body Works, Gymboree, Game Stop, Champs, Hibbet Sporting Goods, Kay Jewelers, Shoe Dept., Zales Jewelers, Rue 21, Cato, Savannah Piano, Fitness Emporium, Relentless Records and Vapors Smoke Shop. Virginia College offers a variety of classes in areas such as cosmetology, medical billing, culinary arts, business, healthcare and more. The Savannah Mall’s Food Court features Chick-fil-A, Savannah Gyro, Sbarro Italian Eatery, China Max, Sakkio Japan, Cajun Café, American Deli and Subway. Other dining options at the mall include Ruby Tuesdays and Texas Roadhouse, along with Savannah Candy Co., Cold Stone Creamery, the Nutty Bavarian and Dough Boys. The Savannah Mall has a double-decker carousel in the Food Court and soft play area on the lower level for children. For leasing information, contact Becky Orsi, marketing/specialty leasing manager at 912.927.9663 or For more information about the Savannah Mall, call 912.927.7467 or visit

Marjorie Young
Carriage Trade PR


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