(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, October 31, 2016

SAVANNAH COMMUNITY HEADLINES

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ROBERT WHITE JOINS SPEROS AS SENIOR IT TECHNICIAN
(SAVANNAH, GA) Speros, a full-service technology company headquartered in Savannah, announces that Robert White has joined the firm as Senior IT technician. His duties include developing, testing and evaluating software for the firm’s Information Technology department’s integration solutions systems. For more information, please visit http://carriagetradepr.com/robert-white-joins-speros-senior-technician/

ALWAYS THERE HOME SERVICES ANNOUNCES AWARD FOR ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY OR VETERANS
(SAVANNAH, GA) In honor of Veteran’s Day, Always There Home Services, a local home repair company, will be donating a free service to an active-duty or veteran in the greater Savannah area. The recipient of this award will receive eight man-hours on any requested home improvement free of charge. Nominations will be accepted until midnight on Friday, November 11. All veterans, or those who wish to nominate a veteran, are asked to apply for the award by emailing always.there@comcast.net or calling 912-660-1274. For more information, visit http://carriagetradepr.com/savannah-home-repair-company-always-home-services-announces-award-active-duty-military-veterans/
SCCPSS RECEIVES SILVER LEVEL GOLDEN RADISH AWARD FOR FARM TO SCHOOL MOVEMENT
(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah-Chatham County Public School System was recognized with the Golden Radish award at the silver level during the farm to school movement during the 2015-2016 year. Their accomplishments included locally grown foods featured on average of two days of each week, totaling over 2.7 meals with at least one local item. Students participated in 264 taste tests of broccoli, collards, kale, snap peas, winter squash, and more. Curriculum standards were taught using garden and food based activities 346 times. For more information on SCCPSS, visit http://internet.savannah.chatham.k12.ga.us/default.aspx.
TOP TEN AIRPORTS
(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah/Hilton Head International Among the Top 10 Airports in the Country: http://www.cntraveler.com/rca.
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

DEWITT TILTON GROUP ANNOUNCES GRAND OPENING OF NEWEST COMPLETED PROJECT

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Dewitt Tilton Group announce the grand opening celebration of their newest completed project – The Gretchen Green School of Dance, 1007 Bryan Woods Loop on Whitemarsh Island. On Wednesday, Nov 2, a ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place at 11 a.m. Immediately following the ribbon-cutting ceremony, tours will be available for guests along with refreshments and a prize giveaway. During the event, there will be a raffle benefiting Healthy Savannah. Donations will also be collected. For more information or to contact the Dewitt Tilton Group, http://www.dewitttiltongroup.com/. For more information on the event, visit http://carriagetradepr.com/gretchen-greene-school-dance-announces-ribbon-cutting-ceremony-new-studio-whitemarsh-island/

DAZZLE YOUR BOSSES WITH THESE EXCEL TRICKS
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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/

ENMARKET ENCOURAGE HEALTH PRESENTATION

(SAVANNAH, GA) If you missed Bauer’s presentation, “10 Ways to Reduce Inflammation in the Body to Improve Longevity Through Acupuncture Practices”, watch here: https://youtu.be/xHX3YvzkHlU

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/

CYNTHIA WRIGHT TO PRESENT AT SMALL BUSINESS COUNCIL SMART LUNCHEON ON NOV. 1

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Small Business Council and Savannah Area Chamber will be hosting Cynthia Wright, Director of Communications of Carriage Trade PR™ and Cecilia Russo Marketing, to speak on Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 11:30 a.m. Wright will speak on, “5 Strategies to Consider When Creating a Social Media Policy.” Lunch will be provided to attendees by Vincenzo’s Italian Restaurant & Catering Company. RSVP is required and the cost is $12 for chamber members. For more information, visit http://www.savannahchamber.com/

SAVANNAH SURFACES ANNOUNCES AIA CEU COURSES ON NOV. 3
(HARDEEVILLE, SC/ SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah Surfaces will host their annual American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) Continuing Education event on Thursday, November 3. This year, Savannah Surfaces will be offering three one-hour presentations which will be eligible for one AIA Continuing Education Unit (CEU) each. Each course is free to attend. For class descriptions and more information, visit http://carriagetradepr.com/savannah-surfaces-announces-american-institute-architects-continuing-education-classes-nov-3/
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

CLASSES OFFERED VIA FACEBOOK
(MASHABLE) Facebook Plans to Launch Online Journalism Classes

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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/

DO YOU KNOW OF A NONPROFIT THAT NEEDS $$$$$ – ATTEND 100 WOMEN WHO CARE IN SAVANNAH MEETING ON NOV. 15

(SAVANNAH, GA) Join the 100 Women Who Care in Savannah group on November 15 at 6 p.m. at Applebee’s (Southside). This quarterly meeting takes place for about one hour to hear about a 501©(3) local community organization that need our support. Each member donates $100. Quarterly to charities voted on by the group. For more information: Linda Drake (912)-897-3936 or Facebook:100WomenWhoCareInSavannah

TRUSTEES’ GARDEN CLUB HOSTS CHARLES BIRNBAUM ON NOV. 16

(SAVANNAH, GA) Trustees’ Garden Club invites the public to hear Charles A. Birnbaum, Founder of The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF), on Wednesday, November 16 at 10:30 a.m. The meeting will take place at the Charles H. Morris Center, 10 East Broad Street. Birnbaum is the premier national expert in the landscape preservation and urban design field. He will discuss “What is cultural landscape and why is it important?” There is no pre-registration or admission fee. For more information, visit http://www.trusteesgardenclub.com

CONNECT WITH YOUR EMPLOYEES FOR SUCCESS

(INC) The Many Benefits of Being a Vulnerable, Transparent Leader
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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.

LIGHT THE NIGHT WALK ON NOV. 18

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Office of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Georgia Chapter announced their new date for the 18th annual Savannah Light The Night Walk, to be held on Friday, November 18 at Forsyth Park. The walk was originally to be held in October and was rescheduled due to Hurricane Matthew. Light The Night encourages teams of families, friends, co-workers and local and national corporations to come together to raise funds for LLS. For more information visit: www.lightthenight.org/ga

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

HOSPICE SAVANNAH TREE OF LIGHT ON DEC. 4

(SAVANNAH, GA) Tree of Light Memorial Gathering, Sunday, December 4 at 5:15 p.m. Located on the patio of the Full Circle, 6000 business Center Drive, off Chatham Parkway. Your gift provides grief counseling and support. Donate securely online at www.HospiceSavannah.org/TreeofLight or call 912.629-1055

MEET NEACY

(SAVANNAH, GA) Neacy is a master of head-butting and worships back scratches. For anyone in need of cuddling, or who just loves a cat nearby, she makes the perfect new addition. Neacy’s maternal instincts run deep, but she is generally a relaxed cat. While dogs are a wild card, a gradual introduction should spell the beginning of a happy family. Any potential adopter, from senior citizens to a young couple, would be lucky to call this empty-nester their own. For more information, visit http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2016-c-023-neacy/

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