(SAVANNAH, GA) Community HEADLiNES, November 23, 2015

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5 WAYS TO SAVE ON ATTORNEY FEES
(SAVANNAH, GA) Charles Bowen, a busiess attorney with The Bowen Law Group gives 5 simple ways to save on attorney fees.

http://businessinsavannah.com/bis/2015-11-16/bowen-five-simple-ways-save-attorneys-fees

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ASSERTIVE
(INC) 2 Surprisingly Effective Ways to Become More Assertive: http://bit.ly/1kLj300
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OFF-SITE DATA
(SAVANNAH, GA) Speros offers real-time, off-site data storage. Whether you choose to backup all of your data, or just the portion you deem irreplaceable, Speros IT services team will design a plan to ensure your data is protected. For more information, visit http://speros.com/it-services/

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50-FOOT EXHIBIT

(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah Mall unveils “Remembering Our Fallen,” a 50-foot exhibit commemorating fallen soldiers. The traveling exhibit, which pays tribute to U.S. troops from Georgia and South Carolina who have died as a result of wounds suffered in war zones since 9/11, will be on display now through January 3, 2016 and open to the public. For more information, visit www.savannahmall.com or visit    http://www.prlog.org/12509466.html

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ID PROGRAM
(SAVANNAH,GA) The Savannah Mall held a GeorgiA CHild Identification Program on Saturday. 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. For more information:* http://www.gachip.org/about_us.php
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1 QUESTION
(INC) To grow your business, here’s the 1 question you need to ask customers http://bit.ly/1X2YAVv
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DOWN SYNDROME
(SAVANNAH, GA) Did you know that it is rare for a person with Down syndrome to have a solid tumor cancer or cardiovascular disease, including heart attack and stroke? For more information, visit http://www.globaldownsyndrome.org/about-down-syndrome/facts-about-down-syndrome/
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DOWNLOAD MOVIES
(LIVE OAK PUBLIC LIBRARIES) Live Oak Public Libraries card holders can now stream or download movies, television shows, audiobooks, and e-books. All are available for mobile and online access through hoopla digital – all you need is your library card! hoopla digital has a simple sign-up and attractive, easy-to-use interface, so it’s easy to get to your listening and viewing experience. There’s also no waiting to borrow popular movies, TV shows, audiobooks or e-books. And hoopla digital’s automatic return feature eliminates late fees. To access the system on your mobile device, you will need to first download the FREE hoopla digital app from the App Store on your Android or IOS device. Links to these are at hoopla digital. You can download movies, TV shows and audiobooks to your device to enjoy anywhere. For more information, visit http://www.liveoakpl.org/

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TYTAN PICTURES ANNOUNCES CREATIVE DIRECTOR

(SAVANNAH, GA) Tytan Pictures, based on Tybee Island, Ga. announces Jessica Thomas has moved up in the company to become the new Associate Creative Director. Thomas, a graduate of Savannah College of Art and Design, and native of Anchorage, Alaska, has a degree in Motion Graphics. For more information visit, https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2015/11/18/tytan-pictures-promotes-jessica-thomas-to-associate-creative-director/

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10  WORKPLACE TIPS
(INC) 10 Workplace Hacks to Boost Your Team’s Success http://bit.ly/1MsbzI5 
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JIM WACKER NEW HEAD OF PRODUCTION AT TYTAN PICTURES
(SAVANNAH, GA) Tytan Pictures, a film production company based on Tybee Island, Ga., announces Jim Wacker will serve as the company’s new Head of Production. In his new role, Wacker will oversee day to day operations, filming logistics, and a slew of other production needs. For more information, visit https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2015/11/18/tytan-pictures-announces-head-of-production-jim-wacker/ 

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FELDER SELECTED
(SAVANNAH, GA) Felder & Associates has been selected as the architectural firm for the highly anticipated new restaurant, Atlantic. Located at the corner of Drayton Street and Victory Drive, the new neighborhood eatery is the brainchild of Jason and Jennifer Restivo. Their concept for the restaurant includes sharing small dishes with friends and family in a casual setting. Jason Restivo was previously with Garibaldi. For more information, visit https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2015/11/17/savannah-architectural-firm-set-to-transform-gas-station-into-new-casual-dining-spot-2/

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33 FACEBOOK TIPS
(BUSINESS INSIDER) 33 Facebook Tips and Tricks Everyone Should Know

http://www.businessinsider.com/how-to-use-facebook-like-a-pro-2015-11

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NEW KIWANIS OFFICERS
(SAVANNAH, GA) Kiwanis Club of Skidaway Island installed new officers for the 2016 year: Joyce Glenn, President, Ben Gustafson, President-Elect, Ron Weber, Secretary, Jay Ahrens, Treasurer, and Bob Norton, Past President.The Kiwanis Club of Skidaway is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of the youth of Chatham County, one child at a time.For more information visit http://carriagetradepr.com/?p=3091

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MCDONALDS TO OPEN
(SAVANNAH, GA) The McDonald’s on Montgomery Cross Rd, the sixth location to be owned and operated by Nina Tracy Gompels (NTG) Enterprises, is set to open on Tuesday, November 24. In conjunction with the grand opening, this McDonald’s will host a number of events, such as “free Big Macs for a year” for the first 100 customers; the “Find Happiness Around Sandfly” scavenger hunt and several community nights for local organizations. For more information, visit http://wp.me/p6W91s-Nk

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HISTORICAL MARKER
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Rotary Club of Savannah unveiled a historical marker in honor of their founder, John Sherer Banks, in Bonaventure Cemetery (Section A Lot 5). The dedication date was timed to recognize the 100th anniversary of Banks’ untimely death on November 21, 1915. For more information please visit: http://savannahnow.com/exchange/2015-11-18/rotary-club-erects-marker-honor-founder
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ARCS SCHOLAR AWARD TO CAROL YOUNG
(SAVANNAH, GA) ARCS Foundation announces that Carol Young has been selected as one of the 2015-2016 ARCS Scholars. Young is currently a Ph.D. candidate at the Georgia Institute of Technology. She is pursuing a degree in Robotic Engineering with the hope of applying her degree to sea or space exploration. For more information, visit http://carriagetradepr.com/?p=3081

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WIN OVER A CROWD
(INC) How to win over a crowd without saying a word http://bit.ly/1T3QPJe 
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DONATION DRIVE
(SAVANNAH, GA) Low Country Dermatology is holding a holiday donation drive through Monday, December 21, in an effort to collect much needed supplies for the Ronald McDonald House of the Coastal Empire. Items can be dropped off Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Fridays from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Low Country Dermatology office, located at 310 Eisenhower Drive, Suite 12A. For more information, visit, http://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fcarriagetradepr.com%2F%3Fp%3D3095&sa=D&sntz=1&usg=AFQjCNGTrPekZMGDniBo8JgfKazUVleryA
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LIGHTED BOAT PARADE
(RICHMOND HILL, GA) At the Fort McAllister Marina on December 5 from 4:30pm to 7:30pm, Fish Tales will be gearing up for the 30th Annual Lighted Boat Parade and spectacular fireworks show. For more information, email tcobevents@gmail.com

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MEET LARRY
(COASTAL PET RESCUE) Larry is an 8 week old male Chihuahua currently living at Coastal Pet Rescue. Larry is good with dogs and kids, and needs a home. TO check out Larry and other animals available for adoption, visit: http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2015-d-277-larry/ 
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CHECK PRESENTED
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Yoga Center presented a $4,414.28 check to One Love Animal Rescue on Monday, November 23. This donation was made possible through special Savannah Yoga Center community classes, events and a percentage of membership fees collected through Thursday, January 1 to Monday, June 15. To learn more about how the Savannah Yoga Center Community Partner Program works visit http://savannahyoga.com/yoga-friends
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SAVANNAH BALLET
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Ballet Theater is presenting the Nutcracker at the Lucas Theater on December 5 at 2:00pm and 8:00pm. More than 3000 people typically attend this event, and each receives a Playbill program with advertisements. The turnaround is fairly quick, but if you send in your logo, we have a designer that can make it into an ad. If you are interested in attending, here is a link for tickets: http://lucastheatre.com/schedule/nutcracker-in-savannah/
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PRODUCTIVITY
(FORBES) Top 5 Productivity Tips for Entrepreneurs

http://www.forbes.com/sites/ryanfrankel/2015/11/19/top-five-productivity-tips-for-entrepreneurs/

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COAT DRIVE
(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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STAY FOCUSED
(MASHABLE) How To Stay Focused At Work During The Stressful Holiday Season

http://mashable.com/2015/11/18/focused-at-work-holiday/?utm_cid=mash-prod-nav-sub-st#C86Mw4ghDsqQ

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USI
(USI INSURANCE) USI is a top 10 insurance brokerage and consulting firm, delivering property and casualty, employee benefits, personal risk and retirement solutions throughout the United States. For more information, visit visit www.usi.biz
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YOUTH HERO
(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. For more information, contact Jonathan Sykes, Savannah Sports Council event manager at 912.644.6452 or JSykes@VisitSavannah.com.

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