(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, October 24, 2016

SAVANNAH COMMUNITY HEADLINES

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SAVANNAH ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN FIRM, FELDER & ASSOCIATES, WELCOME DANIEL REYNOLDS AS NEW PROJECT ASSOCIATE

(SAVANNAH, GA) Felder & Associates is pleased to announce that Daniel Reynolds has joined the Savannah architecture and design firm as a project associate. Reynolds will assist in the production of construction documents, 3D models and other projects to help expedite the design process for clients of the firm. For more information, visit http://www.felderassociates.net

THE GRETCHEN GREENE SCHOOL OF DANCE ANNOUNCES RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY FOR NEW STUDIO ON WHITEMARSH ISLAND

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Gretchen Greene School of Dance will host a ribbon cutting ceremony for its new studio on Wednesday, November 2 at 11 a.m. This will take place at 1007 Bryan Woods Loop on Whitemarsh Island. There will be tours available, as well as a raffle to benefit Healthy Savannah. The studio was designed by DeWitt Tilton Group in Savannah. For more information on this event, visit http://carriagetradepr.com/gretchen-greene-school-dance-announces-ribbon-cutting-ceremony-new-studio-whitemarsh-island/

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/

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.
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AMERICA’S SECOND HARVEST DISTRIBUTES GERBER BABY FOOD FOR HURRICANE DISASTER RELIEF EFFORTS ON OCT. 24
(SAVANNAH, GA) America’s Second Harvest will be distributing Gerber Baby Food and bottled water on Monday, Oct. 24 from noon to 2 p.m., at 2501 E President Street. This will go along with America’s Second Harvest disaster relief efforts in lieu of Hurricane Matthew. In order to receive these benefits, mothers must show a valid ID along with WIC (Women, Infants and Children) voucher. For more information, visit http://www.helpendhunger.org/
ST. THOMAS EPISCOPAL CHURCH CARNIVAL TO BENEFIT FAMILY OF HURRICANE MATTHEW VICTIM ON OCT. 26
(SAVANNAH, GA) St. Thomas Episcopal Church will host a children’s carnival and silent auction on Wednesday, October 26 at 5:30 p.m. to benefit the family of church member, Jefferson Davis, who passed away during Hurricane Matthew. All food, drink and activities are free of charge, but any donations and the proceeds from the silent auction will go directly to the Davis family. The silent auction includes a collection of art donated by local artists, and those wishing to preview the artwork can do so at 5:00 p.m. that evening. St. Thomas Episcopal Church is located at 2 St. Thomas Avenue on Isle of Hope. To contact St. Thomas Episcopal Church, visit: http://www.stthomasioh.org/
UNITED WAY RESCHEDULES MID-CAMPAIGN RALLY TO CELEBRATE CAMPAIGN HALFWAY MARK ON OCT. 26
(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/
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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

(SAVANNAH, GA) 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=

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/

HOSPICE SAVANNAH GOLF TOURNAMENT RESCHEDULED FOR NOV. 14

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Hospice Savannah Golf Tournament presented by USI Insurance Services will be held on Monday, Nov. 14 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/

BANDS IN THE BALLPARK RESCHEDULED FOR NOV. 17

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Area Chamber is hosting Bands in the Ballpark on Thursday, November 17 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Historic Grayson Stadium. The cost is $10 for members and $25 for member guests. The event is being rescheduled due to Hurricane Matthew. To sign up for the event, visit http://savannah.simpleviewcrm.com/webapi/rsvp/v2/?action=details&noredirect=1&eventId=13.

7th ANNUAL FLYING FORTRESS 5K AND MIGHTY 8K SOARS ON NOV. 19

(SAVANNAH, GA) The National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force is hosting the 7th Annual Flying Fortress 5k and Mighty 8k on Saturday, Nov. 19 in Pooler, GA. The run/walk is in memory of the 350,000 airmen that dedicated their life to America and helped fight in World War II. To learn more and register for the event, visit https://runsignup.com/Race/GA/Pooler/FlyingFortress

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

WINTER IS COMING

(SAVANNAH, GA) When found by Coastal Pet Rescue, Winter and his litter-mates were between two and three weeks old. Some people thought he would end up blind, but he overcame this hurdle to instead steal the hearts of the people at the shelter. He has adapted well, while developing his own unique personality. His foster mother said, “He is the most loving and affectionate cat you will ever have in your life.” This is an accolade to be taken seriously. If you’re interested in giving Winter is fur-ever home, fill out an application today at http://coastalpetrescue.org/

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