(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, October 3, 2016

SAVANNAH COMMUNITY HEADLINES

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PERIPHERAL ARTERY DISEASE ARTICLE
(SAVANNAH, GA) Prevent amputation, recognize peripheral artery disease, By Lee Yates. Read here: http://health.savannahnow.com/news/smn/2016-09-26/prevent-amputation-recognize-peripheral-artery-disease
SKIDAWAY KIWANIS PRESENTS ALMOST $63K TO SAVANNAH AREA CHARITIES
(SAVANNAH, GA) Skidaway Kiwanis presented $62,500 to local charities in the Savannah area at their annual awarding of grants event. The Skidaway Kiwanis are dedicated to helping at-risk youth in the Savannah area by volunteering and hosting fundraising events. A highlight of the evening was the Savanah Early Childhood Foundation earning $11,000 through Kiwanis “Take a Chance for Kids” raffle. To see the full list of nonprofits that benefited from the organization, visit http://carriagetradepr.com/skidaway-kiwanis-presents-almost-63k-savannah-area-charities/

SCCPSS SCHOOL JACOB G. SMITH ELEMENTARY NAMED ONE OF THE BEST IN THE NATION
(SAVANNAH, GA) U.S. Secretary of Education, John B. King, named Jacob B. Smith Elementary School a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School. They are one among 279 public and 50 private schools receiving this honor nationwide and only 10 in the state of Georgia. Former principal, Andrea Brukiett, and current principal, Vernon Cole, will represent the elementary school at a two-day awards ceremony this November in Washington D.C. For more information on the National Blue Ribbons Schools program, visit http://nationalblueribbonschools.ed.gov/
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

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
THE UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER HOSTS FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT ESSENTIALS WORKSHOP ON OCT. 3

(SAVANNAH, GA) The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center, a Public Service and Outreach unit of the Univeristy of Georgia, will host Financial Management Essentials workshop on Thursday, Oct. 3 from 9 a.m. to noon. The purpose of the workshop is for small business owners/managers to learn how to evaluate a company’s financial health such as financial analysis, reading financial statements, developing performance strategies and balance sheets. The workshop will be lead by Andy Fried, a business consultant from the University of Georgia SBDC at Kennesaw State University. The cost is $69/person or half off two, it is located at Savannah Technical College, 5717 White Bluff Road, Room #7126, Savannah, GA 31405. To register and learn more, visit https://www.georgiasbdc.org/southern-coastal

FOREST CITY GUN GLUB AND TUBBY’S TANK HOUSE ANNOUNCE FUNDRAISER TO RE-ELECT JOHN WILCHER FOR SHERIFF ON OCT. 5

(SAVANNAH, GA) Forest City Gun Club and Tubby’s Tank House invite the public to attend a fundraising event to re-elect New Chatham County Sheriff, John Wilcher. The event will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 5 at the Forest City Gun Club, 9203 Ferguson Ave, Savannah, GA, 31406. Attendees have the opportunity to win door prizes such as Yeti coolers and gift certificates as well as raffle items including a variety of guns. The cost is $60 per person or $100 per couple. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/122883531505342/

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HUMANE SOCIETY OF GREATER SAVANNAH HOSTS PUP CRAWL ON OCT. 6

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Humane Society of Greater Savannah hosts Pup Crawl on Thursday, Oct. 6 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. beginning at The Rail Pub. Crawlers can bring their four-legged friends and volunteers will wait outside to watch them while owners are in the bars. The participating pubs include: The Rail Pub, Coffee Fox, Congress Street Social Club, Dub’s, Savannah Smiles Dueling Pianos and El Rocko Lounge. The cost is $15 before the event and $20 the day of. Participants will receive a souvenir cup and official map. For more information and to sign up, visit http://www.humanesocietysav.org/

SAVANNAH WILDLIFE REFUGE HOSTS A CELEBRITY DUNKING BOOTH DURING THE JENKINS V. ISLANDS FOOTBALL GAME ON OCT. 6

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Wildlife Refuge will host the Celebrity Splash Dunking Booth on Thursday, Oct. 6, during the Jenkins V. Islands football game at 7 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the Savannah Wildlife Refuge in their pursuit to raise enough funds to build the Kingfisher Discovery Center. Participants pay $3/thrown and have unlimited opportunities. The game will be at Garden City Stadium, 150 Priscilla D. Thomas Way, Garden City, GA. To learn more about the Savannah Wildlife Refuge and the Kingfisher Discovery Center, visit https://www.fws.gov/refuge/savannah/

#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

SAVANNAH BICYCLE CAMPAIGN HOSTS MIDNIGHT GARDEN RIDE ON OCT. 8

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Bicycle Campaign hosts its largest event of the year on Saturday, Oct. 8. This event will include a concert, costume contest, light parade, and will be police escorted to ensure safety. For more information on this event, visit http://www.midnightgardenride.com

YOGA WORKSHIP WITH DAVID KEIL FROM OCT. 7 THROUGH OCT. 9

(SAVANNAH,GA) Advanced Yoga Anatomy & Observation with David Keil will be held October 7 – October 9. Join SYC as we welcome David Keil as he leads you through one of the best, most practical workshops you will take. Be guided on a journey to be aware of more of the information that is right in front of you and learn what to do with it. Visit www.savannahyoga.com/workshops for full details.

8TH ANNUAL MIDNIGHT GARDEN RIDE SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, OCT. 8

(SAVANNAH, GA) The 8th Annual Midnight Garden Ride is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 8 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. The post ride Good and Evil party will feature the Mike + Ruthy Band at Grayson Stadium. To register for the ride visit, http://www.eventbrite.com/e/midnight-garden-ride-2016-registration-26665897417?aff=eac2&mc_cid=5a11bfbddf&mc_eid=08fa9719ff. To search volunteer opportunities, visit http://bicyclecampaign.org/volunteer-at-midnight-garden-ride-2016/?sheet_id=1&mc_cid=5a11bfbddf&mc_eid=08fa9719ff

SUGA HOSTS FUNDRAISER DINNER AT THE FLORENCE ON OCT. 10

(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah Urban Garden Alliance, SUGA, will host a benefit dinner on Monday, Oct. 10 at 6:30 p.m. to raise funds to create a school garden manager position. The dinner with award-winning chef Hugh Acheson will take place at The Florence, 1 W Victory Dr #B, Savannah, GA 31405. The evening will begin with a panel discussion to address the importance of teaching gardening and life skills in schools. The tickets for this event are $75/person. To order your ticket and learn more, visit http://sugacentral.org/

HOSPICE SAVANNAH INVITES LOCAL ARTIST ROBERT MORAN ISLEY TO THE ART GALLERY ON THURSDAY, OCT. 13

(SAVANNAH, GA) Hospice Savannah hosts the Hospice Savannah Art Gallery on Thursday, Oct. 13 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at 1352 Eisenhower Drive. The art gallery will showcase local Savannah artist, Robert Moran Isley. Isley has been a full-time artist since 1990 and is a graduate of the Atlanta College of Art. Participants have the opportunity to meet Isley and purchase his paintings. A portion of all sales will benefit Hospice Savannah and their mission to provide the community with resources on living with a life-limiting illness, dying, grief, death, and loss. All pieces will hang in Hospice Savannah until the end of the year. For more information on the services provided by Hospice Savannah, visit http://www.hospicesavannah.org/

AWWIN INC & POOLER CHURCH TEAM UP IN THE FIGHT AGAINST BREAST CANCER ON OCT. 14

(SAVANNAH, GA) On Friday, Oct. 14 at 7 p.m., the Pooler Church and AWWIN Inc. team up in the fight against breast cancer, to present the Inaugural Pooler Church Meet & Greet for a Cause. The event will take place at Pooler Church, 100 Commerce
Court, Pooler, GA, 31322. A $5 donation is requested for entry, all proceeds benefit Susan G. Komen of Coastal Georgia. To learn more about the event or become involved call 912-659-0214.

2016 BIG WIGS CECILIA RUSSO AND BRYNN GRANT ANNOUNCE “LET’S TACKLE BREAST CANCER” FOOTBALL FUNDRAISING WEEKEND ON OCT. 14 THROUGH OCT. 16

(SAVANNAH, GA) Cecilia Russo and Brynn Grant Announce “Let’s Tackle Breast Cancer” football fundraising weekend. Russo and Grant are participants of the Big Wig campaign to raise money and awareness to the Susan G. Komen of Coastal Georgia foundation. The weekend begins Friday, Oct. 14 at the Benedictine Military School Homecoming game at 7:30 p.m. On Saturday, Russo and Grant will be at Tubby’s Tank House at 3:30 p.m. for the Georgia vs. Vanderbuilt game. The weekend will commence at Coach’s Corner on Sunday, Oct. 16 from 1-4 p.m. For more information on the events, visit http://carriagetradepr.com/2016-big-wigs-cecilia-russo-brynn-grant-announce-lets-tackle-breast-cancer-football-fundraising-weekend/

SAVANNAH-CHATHAM METROPOLITAN POLICE HOSTS COFFEE WITH A COP ON SATURDAY, OCT. 15

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police host “Coffee with a Cop” on Saturday, Oct. 15 from 8-10 a.m. The officers from the Island Precinct will discuss issues and learn about making a difference in the community. All attendees will receive a free small coffee courtesy of McDonalds. The event will take place at McDonalds, 1941 E. Montgomery Cross Road, Savannah GA. For more information on the police department, visit http://scmpd.org/.

“WALK AND TALK” TO CHANGE THE COMMUNITY ON OCT. 15

(SAVANNAH, GA) Walk and Talk, one of Savannah’s freshest food trucks, is hosting a fundraising party featuring local music talent, live painting, comedy and spoken word acts, art vendors, merchandise, silent auction, a bar, and of course, FOOD! This event will be on October 15 at 7pm at Dollhouse Productions, 980 Industry Dr, Savannah, GA 31415. Entry is a $5 donation, with donations of $25 or more going directly to provide a meal back into one of Savannah’s food deserts. For more information, email, walkandtalksav@gmail.com, or make a donation at www.gofundme.com/walkandtalksav

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UNITED WAYS HOSTS MID-CAMPAIGN RALLY TO CELEBRATE CAMPAIGN HALFWAY MARK ON OCT. 19

(SAVANNAH, GA) The United Way mid-campaign rally will be Wednesday, Oct. 19 from 11:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Monterey Square, Bull Street & Taylor Street. The rally will be a community picnic to celebrate the mid-point of the United Way Campaign. The Untied Way of the Coastal Empire aims to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of the communities by support educations & youth development, economic independence and health & wellness. Attendees will enjoy the Savannah downtown skyline while celebrating with approximately 400 individuals. The cost to attend is $10/person, tickets can be purchased at http://www.uwce.org/cart/. For more information on the United Way of the Coastal Empire, visit http://www.uwce.org/

THE TRUSTEES’ GARDEN CLUB INVITE TED DENNARD OF THE SAVANNAH BEE COMPANY TO SPEAK ON WEDNESDAY, OCT. 19

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Trustees’ Garden invites Ted Dennard, president and head beekeeper, of the Savannah Bee Company to speak on Wednesday, Oct. 19 at 11 a.m. The presentation is titled, “Honeybee Love: A Tour of Honeybees and the World of Good They Do.” It will be located at the Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm Street, Savannah, GA. This is a free event to all guests, parking located behind the Georgia Coastal Center is free. For more information, contact Mary Meade Sipple at mmsip@bellsouth.net or 912-667-4824.

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/

SO TEENY TINY THEY MAY ACTUALLY WORK

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ST. THOMAS EPISCOPAL CHURCH TO HOLD HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL ON OCT. 26

(SAVANNAH, GA) The St. Thomas Episcopal Church announces a community-wide Halloween Carnival to be held on Wednesday, Oct. 26 from 6-8 p.m. The “Holy Ghost Weiner Roast” will feature grilled hot dogs, chili, pizza, and more. The carnival will be filled with fun activities for children such as a cake walk, photo booth, fortune teller, haunted house, and entertainment by Sunday School of Rock. Tickets may be purchased at the door on the day of the event. For more information email, Gerileenelson@aol.com

HOLLY DAYS BAZAAR TO BE HELD NOV. 9 – 10

The Holly Days Bazaar will be held on Wednesday and Thursday, November 9 – 10, 2016. Sponsored by the women of St. John’s Church, Holly Days is celebrating 67 years of fundraising for Savannah area charities. Have lunch in the historic Green Meldrim house and shop at the white elephant sale, silent auction, treasure room, garden shop, holiday crafts and more. For more information: www.facebook.com/stjohnschurchbazaar/

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SAVANNAH AREA CHAMBER’S MILITARY AFFAIRS COUNCIL HOSTS MILITARY UPDATE LUNCHEON ON THURSDAY, NOV. 10

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Area Chamber’s Military Affairs Council for hosts a military update luncheon on Thursday, Nov. 10 from noon to 1:30 p.m. The council will discuss state and federal defense updates, and how area bases are positioned in the future with the Joe Jarrod, Adjunct General of the Georgia National Guard, and Norton & Associates. The luncheon will take place at the Hyatt Regency, 2 W Bay Street, the cost is $35 for members and $45 for non-members. Seating is limited to 250 attendees and registration ends Monday, Nov. 7. To register for this event, visit http://savannah.simpleviewcrm.com/webapi/rsvp/v2/?action=registrationForm&eventid=11&sessionuuid=

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/

SAVANNAH BRIDGE RUN ON DEC. 3

(ENMARKET) The enmarket 2016 Savannah Bridge Run will be on Saturday, December 3. Register now at http://www.eventbrite.com/e/2016-enmarket-savannah-bridge-run-registration-19641708880

BOY, OH BOY! (NEEDS A HOME)

(SAVANNAH, GA) Say hello to Boy, a Retriever mix who is about six years old. When he came to CPR, Boy was very skinny and had a lot of missing fur. Thanks to good food, medicine, and the love of his foster mom, he’s come a long way! Boy gets along with everyone; people, other dogs… even cats. He is not a jumper, and doesn’t bark much. Boy is a sweet pup who is ready for his fur-ever home! To adopt Boy, be sure to fill out an application at http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2016-d-081-boy/

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