(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, August 15, 2016

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JCB OF GEORGIA ANNOUNCES NEW GRIDIRON WEBSITE CREATED BY SPEROS

(SAVANNAH, GA) JCB of Georgia is pleased to announce the launch of a newly designed website, http://grid-iron.net/ for its sub-company, Gridiron, LLC, an authorized dealer for JCB, Massey Ferguson, and SCAG Power Equipment. Designed by Speros, a full-service technology company headquartered in Savannah, the site features one-stop shop for construction, form and landscaping parts, attachments, and equipment needs. For more information, visit http://businessinsavannah.com/bis/2016-08-09/bis-brief-jcb-georgia-launches-new-gridiron-website-speros

FELDER & ASSOCIATES USE 3D MODELING TO DESIGN MULTISTORY LAW FIRM

(SAVANNAH, GA) Felder & Associates used 3D drawings to design a multistory building, One West Park, near Forsyth Park. These drawings allow designers and developers to look at every aspect of the building with one touch, even down to the material details.  Construction began in July and the new structure is supposed to be done next year. Interview with Ryan Claus:  http://fox28media.com/news/local/3d-technology-helps-create-design-for-new-building-downtown

SAVANNAH MALL’S BASS PRO SHOPS HOSTS ANNUAL FALL HUNTING CLASSIC THROUGH AUG 28

(SAVANNAH, GA) Bass Pro Shops announces the annual Fall Hunting Classic will be held Aug. 12-28 at the Savannah Mall. This event will kick off hunting season with free workshops for all attendees. There will also be a women’s workshop on Saturday, Aug. 20 at 3:00 p.m. The program for the workshop is specifically targeted to women hunters and those ladies interested in learning about the hunting experience. Featured speakers will be Georgia Department of Natural Resources officer Kate Hargrove, and outdoor enthusiasts and Deaux Girl Pro staff members Jean Ellen and Misty Lou. Andy Taylor a local hunter and Hunter Education Instructor will host the event. To learn more and find a list of all workshops and events visit: http://www.savannahmall.com/store/2138784953

PARK PLACE OUTREACH WELCOMES NEW TREASURER TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Park Place Outreach is pleased to announce Jennifer Widincamp as the organization’s secretary on the board of directors. Widincamp’s main duties will include budgeting for the organization and financial review. She received her Bachelors Degree in Finance from Georgia State University and her Bachelors in Accounting from Auburn University. To learn more visit http://parkplaceyes.org/about/

#IFYOUONLYKNEW

(FORBES) How To Figure Out Your Perfect Career In 3 Easy Steps
http://www.forbes.com/sites/laurenschiller/2016/08/09/how-to-figure-out-your-perfect-career-in-3-easy-steps/#b44d34c1db42

ENMARKET INTRODUCES NEW VICE PRESIDENT

(SAVANNAH, GA) Enmarket is pleased to announce that Paul Moody has joined the Savannah-based company of convenience stores as Vice President. Moody will provide oversight of store operations and lead the branding change already in progress at enmarket’s 61 locations in Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina. For more information, visit http://carriagetradepr.com/enmarket-appoints-new-vice-president/

AIR THERM HIRES NEW CUSTOMER SERVICE MANAGER

(Savannah, GA) Air Therm Company, Inc., of Savannah, is pleased to announce that Beth Bock has joined its team of heating, ventilating and air conditioning professionals as customer service manager. Bock will be responsible for ensuring a satisfactory experience for customers. For more information, visit www.airthermsavannah.com

CARRIAGE TRADE PUBLIC RELATIONS™ AND CECILIA RUSSO MARKETING ANNOUNCE FALL 2016 INTERN

(SAVANNAH, GA) Carriage Trade Public Relations™ and Cecilia Russo Marketing announce fall 2016 intern, Brooke Sheeler. Sheeler’s responsibilities include media relations, writing and distributing press releases, SEO, researching keywords, social media management, and community relations. She is a recent graduate of Slippery Rock University with a B.S in public relations and a minor in business administration. She will be furthering her studies while working with CTPR and CRM with a master’s in Integrated Marketing and Communications. For more information, visit http://carriagetradepr.com/carriage-trade-public-relations-cecilia-russo-marketing-select-brooke-sheeler-fall-2016-intern/

LOWCOUNTRY DOWN SYNDROME SOCIETY LAUNCHES MOBILE-FRIENDLY AND INTERACTIVE WEBSITE

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS) is pleased to announce the launch of a newly redesigned website. Featuring mobile-friendly functionality and quick and easy access to essential information, the new website will be instrumental in furthering the organization’s mission to benefit people with Down Syndrome and their families. For more information and to view the website, visit http://www.ldssga.org

CHANTEL NICOLE LEWIS CUMMINGS RECEIVES A UNCF STEM SCHOLARSHIP

(SAVANNAH, GA) Chantel Nicole Lewis Cummings has been selected to receive 1 of the 100 UNCF stem scholarships. These opportunities are awarded out by the United Negro College Fund. They comprise of an award package of $25,000 that includes scholarships and a stipend for STEM internships over five years. To learn more about the program visit: https://scholarships.uncf.org/Program/Details/3c41df47-d142-4e21-8d79-e10bd880a347

BETTER WORK RELATIONSHIPS

(MASHABLE) How To Fix Work Relationships That Are Driving You Crazy
http://mashable.com/2016/07/28/work-relationship-crazy/?utm_cid=mash-prod-nav-sub-st#AhJwMQW8mSqN

ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY LEGAL ADVISORS AT THE BOWEN LAW GROUP

(THE BOWEN LAW GROUP) The Bowen Law Group is no stranger to the constantly growing entertainment industry. They have experience helping producers, directors, talent, writers and other creative professionals dealing with issues including financing, production, and licensing, location releases, and labor and union counsel. For more information, visit www.thebowenlawgroup.com

MELISSA GRATIAS SHARES NEW BLOG POST IN THE #PROJECTPOSITIVITY SERIES

(SAVANNAH) The most recent blog post in the #ProjectPositivity series by Melissa Gratias features a story on Veronic DiPippo. She is an award-winning actress and producer and gives insight on “10 secrets to success in the entertainment industry.” Learn more about the success of DiPippo and the #ProjectPositivity series, click here: http://melissagratias.com/secrets-success-entertainment-industry/

BOARD OF PUBLIC EDUCATION AND COMMITTEE MEETING TO BE HELD ON AUGUST 15

(SAVANNAH, GA) The board of Public Education and Committee meeting will be held on Monday, August 15 at the district’s central office at 8:30 a.m. The address is 208 Bull Street, Savannah, GA, 31401. To learn more about the Savannah-Chatham County Public School System, visit: http://internet.savannah.chatham.k12.ga.us/default.aspx

COMMERCIAL CONSTRUCTION TIP FROM DEWITT TILTON GROUP

(DEWITT TILTON GROUP) Dewitt Tilton Group understands the difficult tasks of determining what kind of office space is best needed for a business or organization.  A few questions to consider: Is the space close to work sites? Does it need to be easily accessible to the interstate? Do you need front door parking or is garage parking acceptable? Etc. For more considerations, visit www.dewitttiltongroup.com

COASTAL CELEBRITIES ANNOUNCED FOR DASH CHALLENGE

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Coastal Celebrities were announced for the DASH challenge. This team scavenger hunt is a fundraiser for the Kingfisher Discovery Center. The official kick-off will take place at Cotton and Rye starting at 5:30 on Wednesday, August 17. To see all celebrities, go to http://carriagetradepr.com/coastal-celebrity-dash-contestant-information/

HOW TO DETERMINE WHEN “ENOUGH” IS “ENOUGH”

(BUSINESS INSIDER) 6 Signs You’re Saving Enough Money
http://www.businessinsider.com/signs-you-are-saving-enough-money-2016-8

SCCPSS HOLDS BOARD OF PUBLIC EDUCATION AND ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE MEETING

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah-Chatham County Public School System will hold its board of public education and academic excellence meeting on Wednesday, August 17, at 4:00 p.m. The meeting will take place at East Broad K-8 School – Parent Center, 400 East Broad Street in Savannah, GA. For more information, visit http://internet.savannah.chatham.k12.ga.us/default.aspx

GOODWILL OF SOUTHEAST GEORGIA HELPING PEOPLE GET BACK TO WORK

(SAVANNAH, GA) Last year Goodwill of Southeast Georgia placed 1,401 people with disabilities and other barriers to employment; helping them gain a better quality of life. In need of a job or career change? Know someone who is? Visit: http://goodwillsavannah.org/mission/job-connection/

YOGA IN THE OPEN AIR

(SAVANNAH, GA)  Savannah Yoga will have Open Air Yoga at Ships of the Sea Museum, North Garden with Kelley Boyd on Sunday, August 28 at 10:00 am – 11:30 am. Join Kelley in an all levels yoga class in the North Garden of the Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum.   Expect fun, music, nature and community. This event will be held rain or shine in the large beautiful covered outdoor space. Rain will be no issue. Bring a yoga mat, water and a towel. Mats will not be provided.  Full details at www.savannahyoga.com/workshops

HOW TO USE POKEMON TO MARKET YOUR BUSINESS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah businesses use Pokémon to get attention; entrepreneurs invest in the game to convert the curious into customers. Read more at http://businessinsavannah.com/bis/2016-07-30/local-businesses-use-pokemon-get-attention

SCORE BUSINESS LAUNCHPAD WORKSHOP

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Business Launchpad workshop will give knowledge and insight to those who want to start a business in the Savannah area. Led by experienced SCORE business mentors, attendees will learn every aspect to starting a business from overall concept to a solid business plan. The event will be held on Saturday, Sept. 10 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Savannah SCORE, located at 111 E. Liberty Street, Savannah, GA. The cost to attend is $30, but space is limited. For more information, call (912) 652-4335.

SAVANNAH UNITED IN PRAYER EVENT ON SEPT. 11

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Community Intercessors, a group of Savannah churches, will hold a community event, “Savannah United in Prayer,” on Sunday, Sept. 11, at the band shell in Forsyth Park from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. The public, along with several Savannah-area churches and community members, is invited to gather for a time of group reflection and prayer. For more information visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/1855342024693045/

UPDATES TO SIMPLIFY YOUR LIFE EASIER

(INC) Gmail’s Latest Update Brings Trello and GitHub Into Your Inbox
http://www.inc.com/bartie-scott/gmail-trello-github-integrations.html

100 WOMEN IN SAVANNAH RAISE MONEY FOR LOCAL NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS

(SAVANNAH, GA) The 100 Women in Savannah group needs your support to help raise money for local nonprofit organizations. They meet four times a year for one hour to learn about organizations that need funding assistance. The cost is $100/member each quarter, which goes straight to the selected charities. To learn more, contact Linda Drake at (912) 897-3936 or visit https://www.facebook.com/100WomenWhoCareInSavannahGa/info/?entry_point=page_nav_about_item&tab=page_info

NOMINATIONS SOUGHT

(SAVANNAH, GA) Leadership Southeast Georgia, a leadership development program for professionals across 10 counties, is calling for nominations for the 2017 course. The deadline to nominate is Monday, August 15. Applicants may be nominated by Leadership Southeast Georgia alumni, leaders in the region or they may self-nominate. Residents of Bryan, Bulloch, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long, McIntosh and Screven counties are eligible for consideration. Nominations can be made on the Leadership Southeast Georgia website (www.lsega.com).

THIRD WELLNESS WORKSHOP HOSTED BY BUTLER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH ON THURSDAY, SEPT. 8

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Butler Presbyterian Church will be hosting it’s third wellness workshop on Thursday, Sept. 8, at 6:00 p.m. This is the third out of the four-part series, Dr. Lakeia M. Manor will teach how the body is a self-regulating, self-healing organism and how to improve your quality of life. It is located at 603 Victory Drive, Savannah, GA 31405. For more information and to reserve your seat, please call the church office at 912-236-7747.

BEST OF SAVANNAH

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Magazine presents the “Best of Savannah” party, themed “Havannah Nights”, to be on Thursday, September 22 from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m at The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa, 1 Resort Drive. Get tickets at www.bestofsavannah2016.eventbrite.com

HOW BUILDINGS AFFECT YOUR MISSION TO A HEALTHY LIFE

(SAVANNAH, GA) Denise Grabowski will present “10 Ways Buildings Affect Your Mission to Healthy Life” as the third of four lectures in the 2016 Encourage Health Education Series. The lecture will be hosted at the Auditorium of the Savannah Morning News, located at 1375 Chatham Parkway in Savannah on Tuesday, August 30 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. RSVP at http://healthysavannah.org/event-signup-form-10-ways-buildings-affect-your-mission-to-healthy-life/

FUNDRAISER FOR ANIMALS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Friends of Animals of the Coastal Empire, Inc. (FOA) is hosting its 18th Annual Auction, BARKOUT AT THE O-KAT CORRAL, on Saturday, August 27, at Savannah Station, 601 Cohen Street from 7:00 to 11:00 p.m. Tickets are $45.00 per person. Purchase tickets at http://www.friendsofanimalscoastalga.org

HAVE A BUSINESS IDEA TO SHARE WITH SAVANNAH?

(SAVANNAH, GA) 1 Million Cups (1MC), a program of the Kauffman Foundation, is seeking entrepreneurs to share their new business ideas with a weekly audience. Participants receive feedback and exposure with the opportunity to strengthen their idea and gain connections in the Savannah community. 1MC meets every Wednesday at the Creative Coast 9-10a. Apply to present online: www.1millioncups.com/Savannah

LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE IN SAVANNAH

(SAVANNAH, GA) The world’s largest leadership conference, presented by SCORE, will be held September 16 at the Coastal Georgia Center. For more information, visit http://LeadercastSavannah.com

ADOPT FELONY – A FEMALE STAFFORDSHIRE TERRIER MIX

(COASTAL PET RESCUE) Felony came to Coastal Pet Rescue after being rescued from being a bait dog. She is so happy to be in a better place now and wants to find a home to call her own. Fill in an application today to meet this sweet lady and add her to your family. For more information, visit http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2016-d-295-felony/

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