(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, May 23, 2016

SAVANNAH COMMUNITY HEADLINES

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PARTNERSHIP FOR A HEALTHIER AMERICA

(SAVANNAH, GA) Enmarket has announced it has partnered with Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) through its commitment to provide healthier choices to customers in the effort to help end childhood obesity. Enmarket is only the sixth convenience store chain in the country to support the nationwide nonpartisan, nonprofit organization led by some of the nation’s most respected health and childhood obesity prevention advocates. For the full story visit: https://www.facebook.com/enmarkstations/posts/10153672062332549

CAMP BUDDY

(EFFINGHAM / CHATHAM) Lowcounty Down Syndrome Society (LDSS) to hold Annual Camp Buddy 2016. For more information, visit www.ldssga.org

PLEASE MEET

(DEWITT TILTON GROUP) Please Meet Andrew Dewitt and Chris Tilton with The Dewitt Tilton Group: http://businessinsavannah.com/bis/2016-05-17/bis-profile-dewitt-tilton-group

LORI DUNHAM GORDON

(SAVANNAH, GA) The American Red Cross held the 2nd Annaul Lori Dunham Gordon Memorial Blood Drive atthe Savannah Mall, for more information visit: http://www.wtvm.com/story/31857220/lori-dunham-memorial-blood-drive-held-at-savannah-mall

CCDS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Coastal Center for Developmental Services (CCDS) is proud to announce that CCDS Executive Director Kathy Thomson and board member Daniel Massey were each recently honored by The Service Providers Association for Developmental Disabilities (SPADD) at their spring conference in Augusta. To learn more, to volunteer, or to donate, visit www.ccds-sav.org or call (912) 644-7500.

TACTICS

(HUBSPOT) The 5 Best Retention Marketing Tactics for Your Online Store. http://blog.hubspot.com/marketing/best-retention-marketing-tactics-online-store#sm.00007ep7uw39qevsst71d5tg6hqrn

PEDAL MEDAL

(SAVANNAH, GA) The fifth annual Pedal Medal Award Celebration, presented by SouthCoast Health, begins at 6:30 p.m. on May 26 at the Historic Savannah Foundation’s Kennedy Pharmacy. The event recognizes individuals who have made Savannah safer and friendlier for people who ride bikes. This year’s Pedal Medal award recipient is Kristin Russell, owner of the Sentient Bean. Gordon Parks will be honored as SBC’s volunteer of the year. . Purchase your tickets online. https://squareup.com/store/savannah-bicycle-campaign-inc/item/fifth-annual-pedal-medal-award-celebration-1?square_lead=item_embed&mc_cid=791c5a8345&mc_eid=9a5ad5cfec


TRADE SHOW

(INC) 3 Ways to Stand Out at Your Next Trade Show.http://www.inc.com/dan-scalco/3-ways-to-stand-out-at-your-next-trade-show.html?utm_content=bufferb4f51&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

INTERN

(SAVANNAH, GA) Felder & Associates seeks Architectural Intern
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/fa-seeks-architectural-intern-carrie-harvill

 

JUNE 6 NATIONAL OMBUDSMAN

(SAVANNAH, GA) On Monday, June 6, small businesses can air their concerns directly with National Ombudsman. Learn how the Office of the National Ombudsman, SBA Resource partners and other federal agencies can help your small business save time and money in resolving difficult regulatory compliance and enforcement issues. Join other small business owners to voice your ideas on federal regulatory challenges facing your business. To register, please email ombudsman@sba.gov or call 202-205-2417 by June 2, 2016.For more information, visit http://carriagetradepr.com/monday-june-6-2016-%E2%80%A2-share-concerns-directly-national-ombudsman/

MIDTOWN PICKERS

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Midtown Pickers are hosting a summer nights party on June 11 in celebration of Hospice Savannah’s 37th birthday. The event will take place at both of the Habersham Village restaurants from 7:00 to 11:00 p.m. A silent auction will also be held, with proceeds to benefit Hospice, in memory of Susan (Deason) Sheard and Ace Harris. https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2016/05/19/to-benefit-hospice-savannah/

SEO CHECKLIST

(NEILPATEL) The 5-Point Technical SEO Checklist For Bloggers http://neilpatel.com/2016/05/02/the-5-point-technical-seo-checklist-for-bloggers/

INVERSIONS

(SAVANNAH,GA) Journey to Inversions – Standing in Your Power Workshop with Lauren McDonald on Sun, May 29, 2016 at 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm.  All Levels Welcomed.  This will help you build the skills to stay grounded and present when life throws you a curve ball and turns upside down! $30.  www.savannahyoga.com/workshops

VOICE CONTROL

(INC) Google Home, Amazon Echo, Alexa, and the Future of All Business. A new device is yet another sign that apps will give way to voice control.
http://www.inc.com/john-brandon/google-home-amazon-echo-alexa-and-the-future-of-all-business.html

JUNK 2 FUNK DONATES TO HOSPICE

(SAVANNAH, GA) Students from the Savannah Arts Academy’s  Visual Arts Department have  donated a portion of the proceeds from their 2016 Junk 2 Funk fashion shows to Hospice Savannah. http://carriagetradepr.com/hospice-savannah-inc-receives-donation-junk-2-funk-proceed/

AIRPORT

(SAVANNAH, GA)Passenger traffic continues to increase at the Savannah/Hilton Head International airport. Reports say that 202,003 passengers used the Airport in the month of February, which is an 8% increase over the same month last year. Read the article here: http://carriagetradepr.com/passenger-traffic-continues-increase-savannahhilton-head-international/

HURRICANE SEASON

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Atlantic hurricane season runs June 1 through November 30. Don’t wait until a storm threatens. This is the ideal time for our residents to review their family contacts and develop a hurricane plan. For helpful tools and tips visit: www.ChathamEmergeny.org.

MARKETING TRENDS FOR 2016

(INC) 5 Online Marketing Trends to Watch for in 2016. http://www.inc.com/dan-scalco/5-digital-marketing-trends-to-watch-for-in-2016.html

WORKING REMOTELY

(SAVANNAH,GA) 3 things to know about working remotely and how to stay top of when promotions and raises are on the table. Read the article at:  http://motto.time.com/4327736/working-remotely-lessons/?xid=newsletter-brief

NETWORKER

(MASHABLE) How to be a Fearless Networker. http://mashable.com/2016/05/11/fearless-networking/#EfiAfaqX88qi

5K RACE FOR HORIZONS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Horizons Savannah will hold the annual Summer Sizzler 5K Race on Saturday, June 25 at JC Canon Fields on Wilmington Island. The race will begin at 8 a.m. The 2016 Summer Sizzler is the only professionally timed 5K race in the Savannah area in the month of June. For more information, visit http://carriagetradepr.com/horizons-savannah-announces-summer-sizzler-5k-june-25/

STARTING A BUSINESS

(SAVANNAH,GA) The Georgia Small Business Development Center, a Public Service and Outreach unit of the University of Georgia will present a workshop “Starting a Business” on Thursday, May 26, 2016 from 9am to Noon at 111 East Liberty Street, Savannah, Georgia 31401. The workshop will cover the basics of what you need to know and do before starting a business. To register visit: http://www.georgiasbdc.org/southern-coastal/ , for further information contact: The University of Georgia SBDC at 912-651-3200.

JOB SKILLS

(FORBES) The Job Skills That Will Get You The Biggest Raise
http://www.forbes.com/sites/karstenstrauss/2016/05/18/the-job-skills-that-will-get-you-the-biggest-raise/#52815f77fac3

$100,000 GOAL

(SAVANNAH, GA) $100,000 is the GOAL! Enmarket has made a commitment to once again sell paper icons in all 64 of its retail stores in Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina in support of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light The Night Walk. The paper icons will be sold from Wednesday, April 27 to Tuesday, May 31. For more information, http://carriagetradepr.com/enmarket-sets-100k-goal-years-leukemia-lymphoma-society-fundraiser/

PHYTOCHEMICALS

(SAVANNAH, GA) On Tuesday, June 21, Ellen Blossman, Ph.D. will present, “Eat Well and Boost Your Energy With Phytochemicals” as the second of four lectures in the 2016 Encourage Health Education Series. The lecture will be hosted from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Auditorium of the Savannah Morning News, located at 1375 Chatham Parkway. A healthy lunch will be provided to attendees. Attendance is free and open to the public, but RSVPs are required at Healthy Savannah’s website, http://healthysavannah.org/event-signup-form-eat-well-and-boost-your-energy-with-phytochemicals/. For more information on this presentation or the enmarket Encourage Health Series, visit http://enmarket.com/EncourageHealthSeries

MEET BAKER

(SAVANNAH, GA) Coastal Pet Rescue introduces, Baker. A Male/Retriever chow mix who currently needs a forever home. Baker is 2 years old and is a medium dog (25-50lbs). He is housebroken and good with dogs and children as well as up-to-date on all his shots. To view and learn more about Baker and other animals available for adoption, visit: http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2016-d-098-baker/

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