(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, October 17, 2016

SAVANNAH COMMUNITY HEADLINES

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THE BOWEN LAW GROUPS OFFERS FREE CONSULTATIONS TO AREA RESIDENTS
(Savannah, Ga) The Bowen Law Group will be offering free legal advice for those affected by Hurricane Matthew. The law office announced that it will provide free consultations to all Savannahians that are facing any legal issues brought about by the storm. The Bowen Law Group is familiar with Federal Emergency Relief Agency (FEMA) benefits and programs that can help local citizens in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew. Issues that The Bowen Law Group can assist with include, insurance claims, disaster fraud problems, and any other hurricane-related matter. The office is located at 7 East Congress Street, Suite 100; call 912-544-2050 to make a consultation appointment. For more information, visit http://carriagetradepr.com/bowen-law-group-offering-free-legal-advice-affected-hurricane-matthew/

PARK PLACE OUTREACH RECEIVES $1,000 GRANT FROM WELLS FARGO
(SAVANNAH, GA) Park Place Outreach Youth Emergency Shelter is the recipient of a $1,000 grant from Wells Fargo from their Day of Giving. The grant will cover program expenses and operational costs to keep children safe. This is the only shelter in Savannah and Chatham County to help youth between the ages of 11 to 17 that are homeless, abused, or runaways. To learn more about the organization, visit http://parkplaceyes.org
BAUER COSLICK TO SPEAK AT UPCOMING ENCOURAGE HEALTH LECTURE SERIES
(SAVANNAH, GA) On Tuesday, Oct. 25, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Bauer Coslick, L.Ac. will present his lecture “10 Ways to Reduce Inflammation in the Body to Improve Longevity Through Acupuncture Practices” as the fourth and final lecture in the 2016 Encourage Health Education Series. The lecture will be hosted in the auditorium of the Savannah Morning News, 1375 Chatham Parkway. Coslick will discuss the healing effects of acupuncture and explain the science behind the medicine. To sign up, visit http://healthysavannah.org/event-signup-form-10-ways-to-reduce-inflammation-in-the-body-to-improve-longevity-through-acupuncture-practices/

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ELIZABETH BUSS JOINS KOLE MANAGEMENT COMPANY AS REGIONAL MANAGER
(SAVANNAH, GA) Elizabeth Buss has recently joined Kole Management Company as Regional Manager. Buss will be responsible for overseeing operations of KMC’s nine Savannah apartment communities, including the Palms Apartments in the West Ashley area of Charleston. Buss brings her extensive experience from her serving as District Manager or Property Manager with Carter-Haston Real Estate Services, High Associates, LTD & General Investment and Development. To learn more about Kole Management Company, visit http://kolemc.com/

GOODWILL OFFERING STRONG WORKFORCE FOR HURRICANE MATTHEW CLEANUP
(SAVANNAH, GA) Goodwill Staffing Services will be offering a strong and skilled workforce to assist those in need with Hurricane Matthew Cleanup. The areas that can be assisted range from manual labor, drivers, custodial, packers/pickers, Food & Beverage staff/hospitality, support staff, administrative and more. The clean-up workforce is available for anything between one-day, 4-hour shifts to long-term temp positions as needed. Goodwill strives to form positive partnerships in the community and bring back the beautiful city of Savannah. To inquire for help, call Jessie Brinsfield, Area Account Manager, at 912-436-6222.

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/

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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
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.

SAVANNAH BICYCLE CAMPAIGN HOSTS MIDNIGHT GARDEN RIDE ON OCT. 21

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Bicycle Campaign hosts its largest event of the year on Friday, Oct. 1 at Grayson Stadium. The 8th annual Mightnight Garden Ridge will include a concert, costume contest, light parade, and will be police escorted to ensure safety. The cost is $20 for members and $30 for non-members. For more information on this event, visit http://www.eventbrite.com/e/midnight-garden-ride-2016-registration-26665897417?aff=eac2&mc_cid=ef502b4175&mc_eid=08fa9719ff

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SAVANNAH GREEK FESTIVAL CONTINUES ON FRIDAY, OCT. 21 AND SATURDAY, OCT. 22

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Greek Festival will continue on Friday, Oct. 21 and Saturday, Oct. 22 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. The festival will take place at St. Paul’s Greek Orthodox Church, 14 West Anderson Street. Guests can enjoy greek music and dancing and take a tour of the beautiful Greek Orthodox Church. A variety of Greek dishes and desserts will available as well, including, spanakopita (Spinach with feta cheese and herbs baked in layers of filo), Greek meatballs (a favorite for kids of all ages), diples (fried filo dough dipped in honey syrup) to kourabiedes (butter cookies topped with powdered sugar). To learn how to #GetYourGreekOn, visit https://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’S TACKLE BREAST CANCER” FUNDRAISER ON OCT. 23 AT COACH’S CORNER

(Savannah, Ga) In light of Hurricane Matthew, Cecilia Russo and Brynn Grant, Big Wigs for the Susan G. Komen of Coastal Georgia Foundation, have postponed the “Let’s Tackle Breast Cancer” Football Fundraiser to Sunday, Oct. 23. The event will be held at Coach’s Corner, 2016 E Victory Drive, from 1 to 5 p.m. Guests will have the opportunity to enter for raffle prizes, ranging from a one-week stay at a cabin in Maggie Valley, NC to a flatscreen tv. Russo, president of Cecilia Russo Marketing, and Grant, the vice president of World Trade Center Savannah and Chief Operations Officer of SEDA, aim to raise awareness and much-needed funds for the Komen Foundation. A portion of the cash prizes will be donated to hurricane relief efforts in the area. For more information, visit http://carriagetradepr.com/rescheduled-2016-big-wigs-cecilia-russo-brynn-grant-reschedule-lets-tackle-breast-cancer-football-fundraiser-sunday-oct-23/

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/

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

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DAVENPORT HOUSE HOSTS LECTURE SERIES HELD AT KENNEDY PHARMACY ON NOV. 7 & DEC. 12

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Davenport House will host two programs at Kennedy Pharmacy, 323 E. Broughton Street, on Nov. 7 and Dec. 12. The first program, “True Womanhood: Women in the Early 19th Century South,” on Monday, Nov. 7 at 6:30 p.m., will take a look at the myths and realities of women and their status in the South, while having a particular emphasis on Georgia. TThe next program is called, “Slavery In a Romantic Age: Mary Telfair’s Savannah.” This will explore romantic fantasies used by slaveholders in Savannah to justify their power. This presentation will take place on Monday, Dec. 12 at 6:30 p.m. Both lectures are free to the public but reservations are encouraged. To reserve your spot, call 912-236-8097. To learn more about The Davenport House, visit www.davenporthousemuseum.org

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/

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=

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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

MEET JENNY

(SAVANNAH, GA) Jenny is an American Staffordshire Terrier mix who is less than a year old. Jenny is very sweet and loves to play with others, though she is still unsure about cats. She is working hard on crate training and potty training as well. Learn more about Jenny at http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2016-d-354-jenny/

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