(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, September 26, 2016

SAVANNAH COMMUNITY HEADLINES

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CECILIA RUSSO’S 2016 BIG WIG CAMPAIGN
(SAVANNAH, GA) Cecilia Russo announces her participation in the 2016 Big Wig Campaign for the Susan G. Komen Society of Coastal GA. Russo aims to honor Kelly Burke, Paulina Tawil, Amy Phillips Toler, Kathy Cottrell Moore, Anne McDonough Adams and Stephanie Aliotta Coomer through her campaign. It will also be in loving memory of Gloria Turner Fischer and Marolyn Tyler Lasuzzo. Please consider donating to her campaign at http://coastalgeorgia.info-komen.org/site/TR/BIgWig/SAV_CoastalGeorgiaAffiliate?px=4890113&pg=personal&fr_id=6683

UNHOLY TOUR SHINED SPOTLIGHT ON HUMAN TRAFFICKING IN SAVANNAH
(SAVANNAH, GA) Commissioner Tim Echols presented the “Unholy Tour” to shine a spotlight on Human Sex Trafficking in Savannah. Participants were shown the locations that trafficking takes place in Savannah. Read the full story here: http://www.wjcl.com/article/unholy-tour-held-in-savannah/3616018

LOW COUNTRY DERMATOLOGY HOSTED OPEN HOUSE TO SHOWCASE NEW CUTERA LASER 
(SAVANNAH, GA) Corinne M. Howington, M.D., of Low Country Dermatology, invited patients and guests to learn more and see demonstrations of the new Cutera Lasers. Cutera and Dysport representatives were on hand, along with the Howington staff, to answer questions and demonstrate the products. The Savannah practice is the first in the area to offer Cutera laser treatments for hair removal and vascular conditions. For more information about this new laser, visit http://www.lcderm.com

ST. ANDREWS NAMED BEST PRIVATE SCHOOL BY SAVANNAH MAGAZINE
(SAVANNAH, GA) St. Andrew’s School is pleased to be selected as the Best Private School in Savannah by the readers of Savannah Magazine for the 2016 Best of Savannah. Inspiring young people, age 3 through grade 12, St. Andrew’s is an International Baccalaureate World School. For more information, visit www.saintschool.com
LDSS ANNOUNCES STRATTON LEOPOLD AS GRAND MARSHAL FOR 11TH ANNUAL BUDDY WALK

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society has announced Stratton Leopold as the Grand Marshal for the 11th annual Buddy Walk on Oct. 1. Leopold is a film producer and ice cream shop owner from Savannah. He will lead the one-mile march at the event. The Buddy Walk will begin on Saturday, Oct. 1 at 10 a.m. in Forsyth Park. For more information, visit http://carriagetradepr.com/ldss-announces-stratton-leopold-grand-marshal-11th-annual-savannah-buddy-walk/

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. 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/

HOW SMALL BUSINESSES SHOULD HANDLE
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JOHNNIE GANEM AND THE SAVANNAH WOMEN’S COUNCIL OF REALITORS HOST BENEFIT FOR THE RAPE CRISIS CENTER ON SEPT. 27

(SAVANNAH, GA) Johnnie Ganem Inc. and The Savannah Women’s Council of Realtors will host Wine Tasting with Chef Jean-Yves Vendeville on Tuesday, Sept. 27 from 6-8 p.m. The event will take place at Johnnie Ganems, 501 Habersham Street, Savannah, GA 31401, a $15 minimum donation is required. For more information on the Rape Crisis Center of the Coastal Empire, visit http://www.rccsav.org/

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.

 
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
CHANGE YOUR MIND

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A JOY RIDE FOR THE BODY AND SOUL ON OCT. 1
(SAVANNAH, GA) Yoga & Coloring Meditation Workshop: KALI theme with Kelley Boyd on Sat, Oct 1, 2016 at 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm. A Joy Ride for the Body and Soul! You will harness and embrace your inner warrior through a powerful and grounding yoga practice suitable for students of all levels. Expect creative sequencing of strong standing postures, mind sharpening balance postures leading to a cool down and a deep relaxation. Nurturing follows your yoga practice as you settle into stillness with a color meditation (designs will be provided) while Kelley leads you through the magical & mythical story of Kali’s Birth, Death and Rebirth. Full details at http://savannahyoga.com/workshops
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

#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

Think Out Your Work Area

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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

HOSPICE SAVANNAH GOLF TOURNAMENT ANNOUNCED FOR OCT. 24

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Hospice Savannah Golf Tournament presented by USI Insurance Services will be held on Monday, Oct. 24 at the Landings Club’s Plantation Course. The Driving Range and lunch will begin at noon. A four-man scramble (captain’s choice) will begin at 1:15 p.m. with a shotgun start. The fees are $150 per golfer or $600 per foursome. All proceeds benefit Hospice Savannah. For more information, visit http://www.hospicesavannah.org/Golf/

THE HUMANE SOCIETY OF GREATER SAVANNAH HOSTS 2016 DOG LOVERS’ WALK ON NOV. 12

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Humane Society of Greater Savannah will host the 2016 Dog Lovers’ Walk on Saturday, November 12 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. The 1.5-mile walk will take place at Messiah Luthern Church, 1 West Ridge, Savannah, GA 31411. To learn more and register, visit http://www.humanesocietysav.org/

COASTAL PET RESCUE INTRODUCES MIDNIGHT
(SAVANNAH, GA) Coastal Pet Rescue introduces 1-year-old midnight located at the Coastal Pet Rescue. Midnight was rescued on June 7, 2015, she is housebroken and good with cats and kids. To learn more about Midnight, visit

http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2015-c-069-midnight/

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