(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, 2016

SAVANNAH COMMUNITY HEADLINES

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TOMORROW: 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/

GOODWILL TO HOLD RIBBON CUTTING FOR NEW RETAIL STORE IN KINGSLAND, GA ON SEPT. 1
(SAVANNAH, GA) Goodwill of the Coastal Empire will celebrate the opening of its newest retail location in Kingsland on Thursday, September 1. The 10,758 sq.ft. building at 6100 Highway 40 East, Kingsland, Ga., will house a 6,200 sq.ft. thrift store as well as a drive-up donation center and production facility. Goodwill will host a three-day grand opening celebration beginning with a ribbon cutting at 9 a.m. on Thursday, September 1. For more information, visit
COMMERCIAL OFFICE SPACE 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. One tip the firm offers is to determine how important is the ability of the landlord to provide or allow for improvements. If one needs to make the space perfect for your use then this is extremely important. Not all landlords are flexible and accommodating. For more tips, visit www.dewitttiltongroup.com
LOW COUNTRY DERMATOLOGY BECOMES SAVANNAH’S FIRST PROVIDER TO OFFER CUTERA LASER PROCEDURES
(SAVANNAH, GA) Corinne M. Howington, M.D., of Low Country Dermatology, has announced the Savannah practice is the first in the area to offer Cutera laser treatments to patients seeking treatment for hair removal and skin resurfacing. Patients and guests are invited to learn more, see demonstrations and enter to win free treatments at an open house from 1:00 to 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 14 at 310 Eisenhower Dr., Suite 12A, in Savannah. For more information, visit http://lcderm.com/
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FOOD TRUCKS IN SAVANNAH
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MARJORIE YOUNG SPEAKS AT ASSE TRAINING EVENT FOR CRISIS PR MANAGEMENT
(SAVANNAH, GA) Marjorie Young, CEO and President of Carriage Trade Public Relations™, trained members of the American Society of Safety Engineers – Savannah Chapter in crisis management strategies. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/ASSESavannah/posts/321928481484621
SAVANNAH BASED FILM COMPANY, SILVER LINE FILMS, ANNOUNCES NEW PRODUCTION
(SAVANNAH, GA) Silver Line Films, LLC has announced it is set to begin production of a new independent feature film, “Take 2 For Faith,” an inspirational drama starring Patrick Muldoon, Deana Carter, Nia Sioux, Dallas Lovato, Aaron O’Connell and Joel Rush; and directed by Nancy Criss. Janelle Arthur, Top 5 finalist on American Idol and 16 time Grand Ole Opry performer, will be portraying the lead role of Faith Winters in the film. Written by Jason Usry and Kenneth Lemm and produced by Savannahian Chris Helton with Gabrielle Evans Fields, “Take 2 For Faith” is the inspiring story of a Nashville country music legend who seeks refuge in her rural Texas hometown following a public fall from grace. For more information on Silver Line Films, visit http://silverlinetv.com/

FIX YOUR MISTAKES
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CYNTHIA WRIGHT HOLDS TRAINING SESSION ON SOCIAL MEDIA POLICY
(SAVANNAH, GA) Cynthia Wright, Director of Communications at Carriage Trade Public Relations™, presented information on creating a social media policy to the Savannah Spills Response Corporation. For more information, visit
GA SOLAR POWER
(THE BOWEN LAW GROUP) The interest and demand for solar energy have been increasing in Georgia within the past decade. Here’s what Savannah businesses should know about Georgia’s solar power free- market financing act: http://www.thebowenlawgroup.com/blog/georgia-solar-power-free-market-financing-act-for-businesses?
GOING WILD FOR THE KINGFISHER DISCOVERY CENTER
(SAVANNAH, GA) Dr. Shields, president of the Savannah Coastal Wildlife Refuges, has made it a mission to get kids outside and learn about wildlife. That is why he and the others at the refuge are trying to raise enough money to add the Kingfisher Discovery Center which will be located by the visitors center. This new building will be able to fit 100 students to come and learn about the environment. To help fund the $350,000 project, community members will participate in DASH a six-week scavenger hunt to see which team can raise the most money by October 15. To learn more about this project, visit http://www.connectsavannah.com/savannah/going-wild-for-the-kingfisher-discovery-center/Content?oid=3683076

FOREVER PAYOFF
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LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOCIETY RUN FOR JANE RACE SEEKING VOLUNTEERS ON SEPT. 2 & 3
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Georgia chapter of Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is looking for volunteers to assist at the Run for Jane Race on Friday, September 2 and Saturday, Sept. 3. Volunteers are needed on Friday from 10am-6pm in 2-hour shifts. Any volunteers who work in 2-hour shifts will be given free entry into the race. Volunteers on Saturday are needed from 7-8:30am at the registration table. For more information on the race, visit http://www.leukemiacup.org/ga/localchapter/savannah/runforjane
EXPLORE AYURVEDA-THE SISTER TO YOGA- ON SEPT. 2-4
(SAVANNAH,GA) On September 2-4, explore the utilization of the senses in everyday living and over time. Ayurveda, the 5000-year-old sister science to Yoga, equips us with the tools needed to anticipate and welcome change in our life and environment. Join us for a weekend workshop that will provide you with tools to create a powerful force for balance and healthy living. Full details at www.savannahyoga.com/workshops
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.

SCORE OFFERS “BUSINESS LAUNCHPAD” WORKSHOP ON SEPT. 10
(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah SCORE will be offering the “Business Launchpad” workshop again. It will take place on September 10 at the SCORE office, 111 East Liberty Street, Savannah, GA 31401. This is designed for people who want to start a business or for people who have recently gone into business. This daylong workshop provides all the key elements of SCORE’S “Simple Steps to Starting a Business.” For more information visit, https://savannah.score.org/
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/

LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE IN SAVANNAH ON SEPT. 16
(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
COMMISSIONER TIM ECHOLS ANNOUNCES “UNHOLY TOUR” IN SAVANNAH ON SEPT. 20
(SAVANNAH, GA) Commissioner Tim Echols is hosting an “Unholy Tour” in Savannah on Tuesday, September 20 at the Coastal Georgia Center, 05 Fahm Street in Savannah, Georgia. Busses will tour areas susceptible to human trafficking and the sex trade. The tour will begin at 7:30 p.m. and will last approximately two hours. To RSVP, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/savannah-unholy-tour-a-look-at-human-trafficking-tickets-27212455186
BEST OF SAVANNAH PARTY ON SEPT. 22
(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
SCCPSS IS HOSTING FOUR INFORMATION SESSIONS ON TEACHING WITH A BACHELORS DEGREE ON SEPT. 22
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah-Chatham County Public School System is hosting “The Alternative Pathway to Teaching” information sessions on Thursday, September 22. These sessions will be located at the Whitney Complex, 2 Laura Avenue, Savannah GA. The times for the sessions are 8:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m, and 6:00 p.m. All participants must pre-register at http://www.teachsavannah.com. For more information email Dr. Heather Bilton at heather.bilton@sccpss.com.
HORIZONS SAVANNAH HOSTS GRAB A BAG FOR KIDS ON SEPT. 30
(SAVANNAH, GA) Horizons Savannah will host the “Grab a Bag for Kids” event on Friday, September 30 at the Savannah Golf Club. This event will feature designer purses to be auctioned off and a lunch for guests. The auction begins at 11:00 a.m. and the lunch starts at noon. The cost is $30/person or $300 for a table ten. For more information on the Grab a Bag for Kids charity luncheon and purse auction, visit http://www.horizonssavannah.org or call 961-8854.

SAVANNAH’S 66TH ANNUAL GREEK FESTIVAL OCT. 6-8
(SAVANNAH, GA) A Savannah tradition, the Annual Greek Festival, will be held Thursday, October 6 through Saturday, October 8 at the St. Paul’s Hellenic Center, 14 West Anderson St. The 66th annual celebration will feature homemade Greek food, desserts, drinks, dancing and live music, along with a marketplace and church tours. For more information, visit http://www.savannahgreekfest.com
RED, WHITE, AND BLUE MEMORIAL BBQ ON OCT. 22
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Two Hundred Club of the Coastal Empire is set to host the Red, White and Blue BBQ. The second annual BBQ, to benefit The Two Hundred Club’s Fallen Heroes Memorial, will feature live music, delicious barbecue, Coca-Cola products and beer. The event will be held in Ellis Square on Saturday, October 22 from 11:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. For more information, please visit www.twohundredclub.org
LET IT GO…TO A FOREVER HOME
(COASTAL PET RESCUE) Far more outgoing than her Disney namesake indicates, Elsa is a friendly feline perfect for a multiple-cat or multiple-child home. This little feline is certainly not as cold as blowing ice and snow. She possesses a brighter personality than her sable coat and should certainly not be overlooked because of it. All she requires is a loving home full of attention. To learn more about Elsa: http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2015-c-054-elsa/
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