(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, September 12, 2016

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SAVANNAH FILM ALLIANCE UNVEILS NEW LOGO
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Film Alliance (SFA) is pleased to debut its new logo, developed by Ray Jacobs of Tytan Creates. The emblem is intended to provide a strong brand statement to the film industry about SFA’s mission in promoting the Savannah area film community and will serve as a symbol of pride and ownership for SFA members. For more information, visit http://carriagetradepr.com/savannah-film-alliance-unveils-new-logo-developed-newly-appointed-creative-director-ray-jacobs/

ENMARKET ENCOURAGE HEALTH AIDS SAVANNAH TREE FOUNDATION
(SAVANNAH, GA) The most recent Enmarket Encourage Health Education program included a $1,000 check presentation to the Savannah Tree Foundation, a 33-year-old nonprofit organization aiming to protect all trees in Savannah and Chatham County. For more information, visit http://carriagetradepr.com/healthy-savannah-enmarket-present-1000-encourage-health-grant-savannah-tree-foundation/
VIDEO OF ENMARKET ENCOURAGE HEALTH PRESENTATION
(SAVANNAH, GA) As the third of four lectures presented by enmarket in the Encourage Health Series, Denise Grabowski spoke on “10 Ways Buildings Affect Your Mission to a Healthy Life.” To watch the presentation, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nCA9DhbQ1fc
MACY’S HELPS PARK PLACE OUTREACH
(SAVANNAH, GA) Park Place Outreach Youth Emergency Shelter is the recipient of a $1,500 grant from Macy’s. The grant money will be used towards operational and program expenses. Located at 514 East Henry Street in Savannah, Park Place Outreach is open 24 hours a day for homeless, abused or runaway youth. For more information, visit http://carriagetradepr.com/park-place-outreach-youth-emergency-shelter-presented-1500-check-macys/
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/
SAVANNAH SURGERY CENTER OFFERS FREE P.A.D SCREENINGS FOR PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL DISEASE AWARENESS MONTH
(SAVANNAH, GA) In recognition of September being Peripheral Arterial Disease P.A.D awareness month, Savannah Surgery Center will once again be offering free screening days for those who may be at-risk of the disease. The screenings will take place at the Savannah Surgery Center, located at 5105 Paulsen St. Suite C-140, on Friday, Sept. 16 and Friday, Sept. 30 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. This is the third year Savannah Surgery Center has held this screening event for the public. For more information, visit http://carriagetradepr.com/savannah-surgery-center-offers-free-p-d-screenings-peripheral-arterial-disease-awareness-month/
SAVANNAH JAYCEES PRESENT ALMOST $2,000 TO 11 LOCAL NONPROFITS
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Jaycees presented 11 local nonprofit organizations with almost $2,000 on Tuesday, Sept. 6 at the Savannah Tap House. The money was raised during the Jaycees’ Third Annual Charity Date Night Auction, where the participants chose local charities to donate 50 percent of their winnings. To learn more visit, http://carriagetradepr.com/savannah-jaycees-present-almost-2000-11-local-nonprofit-organizations/

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/
DETERMINE YOUR SPACE
(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 question to consider: How long does the business or organization envision needing this particular space? This will have a large influence on the economics and the landlord’s willingness to commit extra capital to any improvements needed. For more tips, visit www.dewitttiltongroup.com
SCCPSS PARTNERS WITH COPE TO PROVIDE HEALTHY FOODS
(SAVANNAH, GA) Students and Faculty at Beach High School partner with COPE to provide healthy foods for Beach parents and staff every first Thursday of the month. COPE (Childhood Obesity Prevention + Education) stands by a threefold approach to combating childhood obesity and behavioral health. They offer education and prevention programs to parents and caregivers. To learn more about their efforts, visit http://www.copeforchange.org
CHOOSING THE CORRECT SOCIAL MEDIA
(MASHABLE) The Best Social Network For Your Personal Goals
http://mashable.com/2016/08/26/which-social-network-is-right-for-your-personal-presence/?utm_cid=mash-prod-nav-sub-st#DLuGpz3nDaqC
RICHMOND HILL’S ‘BE THE ONE’ CAMPAIGN SEPT. 13
(RICHMOND HILL, GA) The United Way of The Coastal Empire is hosting a luncheon to reveal details of Bryan County’s 2016 Be The One campaign. The non-profit organization will present the inaugural volunteer of the year award following the unveiling of the campaign goals. This event will be held Tuesday, September 13 from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Richmond Hill City Center, 520 Cedar Street.

SAVANNAH SKATE PARK TEAMS UP WITH CHIPOTLE SEPT. 13
(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah Skate Park will be doing a fundraiser on Tuesday, Sept. 13 from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. at both Chipotle locations in Savannah. Guests just mention they are there for the fundraiser and Chipotle will donate 50% of the sale to the Savannah Skate Park. To learn more about the skate park, visit http://savannahskatepark.com/

CHATHAM AREA TRANSIT WILL HOST MONTHLY PUBLIC MEETING ON SEPT. 14
(SAVANNAH, GA) – The Chatham Area Transit Authority will hold its monthly public meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 14 at 6:00 p.m. The meeting will take place at Joe Murray Rivers, Jr. Intermodal Transit Center, 610 West Oglethorpe Avenue. CAT is committed to increasing public involvement in the evolution of transit services for Savannah/Chatham County. Passenger input is vital to the organization and the public is welcome to attend. For more information call Valerie Ragland at 912-629-3924 or visit http://www.catchacat.org/
SAVANNAH TECHNICAL COLLEGE HOSTS BISTRO SAVOIR INTERACTIF SEPT. 15
(SAVANNAH, GA) Join Chef Jean and other Savannah Technical College instructors on Thursday, Sept. 15 at 5:45 pm in the Eckburg Auditorium for the Bistro Savoir Interactif. This cooking class will take participants on a culinary adventure to Spain, Russia, Italy and New Zealand. Guests will learn to make dishes such as Blini, Gnocchi and Kiwi/Mango Chutney. This event is presented in partnership with the Savannah Food & Wine Festival and the cost is $100/person. The proceeds will go towards the Patrick Ansley Williams Scholarship at Savannah Technical College. To learn more, visit http://us13.campaign-archive1.com/?u=f270887f4b54b0566da860c40&id=4e233cf7e5

SCORE HOSTS LARGEST LEADERSHIP EVENT IN THE WORLD ON FRIDAY, SEPT. 16
(SAVANNAH, GA) SCORE will be hosting the largest leadership event on Friday, September 16, at the Coastal Georgia Center on Fahm Street. This one-day event teaches those who are ready to be exposed to leadership training from the world’s best and most successful thought leaders. Speakers include Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and leading sportscaster James Brown. “Leadercast” is a fantastic opportunity that shouldn’t be missed. In order to learn more about this event, visit http://www.leadercastsavannah.com/
HOSPICE SAVANNAH OFFERS FAMILY GRIEF CAMP ON SEPT. 17
(SAVANNAH, GA) Hospice Savannah will offer a family grief camp on September 17 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. It will take place at 6000 Business Drive, Savannah, GA, 31405. This camp is for all members of the family to come together and discover ways to communicate and cope with a shared loss. Anybody in the coastal empire is welcome to attend this event. To learn more information, visit http://www.hospicesavannah.org/event/family-grief-day-camp/
YOGA NIDRA WORKSHOP WITH ANN CARROLL SEPT. 17
(SAVANNAH, GA) On Saturday, September 17 from 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm, Yoga Nidra Yogic Sleep and Deep Relaxation Class will be held at Savannah Yoga. Yoga Nidra is a time when our bodies integrate daily events and facilitates our ability to heal and rejuvenate and we can directly experience true peace and relaxation. Join Ann Saturday for a truly rejuvenating workshop. Full details at www.savannahyoga.com/workshops
“HOW TO DO BUSINESS WITH THE FEDERAL GOV’T” SEMINAR ON SEPT. 21
(SAVANNAH, GA) The University of Georgia Business Development Center will be hosting a seminar on “How to do Business With the Federal Government” on Wednesday, September 21 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. This will take place at Business Innovation Group, Georgia Southern University City Campus, 58 East Main Street, Statesboro, GA 30458. They will also be hosting a workshop called “All About Certifications” on Thursday, September 22, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.This event will be held at Small Business Resource Center at 111 E. Liberty St., Savannah, GA 31401. The cost to attend both is $30 each and space is limited. To register, visit https://www.georgiasbdc.org/southern-coastal or call 912-651-3200 for questions.

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
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.
ENTREPRENEURS INSIGHT
(BUSINESS INSIDER) 9 Entrepreneurs Share the Worst Advice They Ever Received
http://www.businessinsider.com/successful-entrepreneurs-share-the-worst-advice-they-received-2016-9
DAVENPORT HOUSE HOSTS “YELLOW FEVER IN SAVANNAH 1820” THIS OCT.
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Davenport House will host “Yellow Fever in Savannah 1820” on Friday and Saturday nights throughout the month of October. In 1820, the city of Savannah experienced a widespread outbreak of yellow fever. The Davenport House will recreate the epidemic and pay special emphasis on Savannah’s first female physician, Mary Lavinder. Guests will walk through the candlelit house and see the fat and experiences that affected half the city first hand. These reenactments will take place on Oct. 1, 7, 8, 14, 21, 22, 28, 29 at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $22 in advance and $25 at the door, reservations are recommended due to limited space. For more information visit, www.DavenportHouseMuseum.org
LOWCOUNTRY DOWN SYNDROME 11TH ANNUAL BUDDY WALK TO BE HELD ON OCT. 1
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS) will hold their 11th annual Buddy Walk in Forsyth Park on Saturday, October 1 at 10 a.m. Last year’s event welcomed over 5,000 participants and this year LDSS is hoping to have even more community members come out and raise awareness and funds for local programs that benefit people with Down syndrome and their families. For more information on the event, please visit: http://ldssga.org/registration/
BLESSED SACRAMENT CHURCH TO HOLD “THE FOUR SIGNS OF A DYNAMIC CATHOLIC” OCT. 1
(SAVANNAH, GA) On Saturday, Oct. 1 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Dr. Allen Hunt will speak at The Blessed Sacrament located at 1003 E. Victory Drive, Saannah, GA 31405. The presentation will be presented by Dynamic Catholic on “The Four Signs: Incredible Possibilities for Your Life and Your Parish.” Guests will leave with a personal plan to help them become the best versions of themselves. Dr. Hunt is a nationally recognized speaker and best-selling author. Register at http://cart.dynamiccatholic.com/The-Four-Signs-Savannah-GA-p/fs100116.htm

EARLY BIRDS INHERIT THE EARTH
(BUSINESS INSIDER)7 Morning Rituals That Are Hard to Adopt, But Have Great Payoff
http://www.businessinsider.com/what-successful-people-do-before-breakfast-2016-8
#GETYOURGREEKON AT 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
HUGS HOSTS HALLOWEEN PARTY AND COSTUME CONTEST ON OCT. 21
(SAVANNAH, GA) HUGS, Heads-Up Guidance Services, will host the 2016 BOO BASH Halloween Party on Friday, Oct. 21 from 7:30-11:30 p.m. at the American Legion Post on Bull Street. The night will be filled with music, dancing, a costume contest, a 50/50 raffle, food specialties by local chefs, and more. Guest must be 21 and over to attend, the cost is $35/person and tables of 8 can be reserved for $280. For more information visit, http://www.headsupsavannah.org

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
COASTAL PET RESCUE INTRODUCES ELSIE
(SAVANNAH, GA) Meet Elsie! While she has no inclination towards being picked up, she would love to be your next paperweight. Elsie enjoys watching others work and spending time curled up on your lap in the process. Like all workers, after the ending bell rings, this “assistant” has a wilder side. Outside of work, this tiny feline loves to play. She chases and bats at feather toys with all the enthusiasm of a kitten half her age. In return for accepting her quirks, you get a lifelong companion (or office manager) that you will be proud to call your own. To view Elsie, visit: http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2015-c-081-elsie/
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