(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, February 20, 2017

SAVANNAH COMMUNITY HEADLINES™
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ENMARKET BRIDGE RUN RAISES $24,000
(SAVANNAH, GA) Partners in the Enmarket Savannah Bridge Run presented a check for more than $24,000 to The Nancy N. and J.C. Lewis Cancer & Research Pavilion at St. Joseph’s/Candler, the official charity of the Bridge Run, from proceeds of the 2016 race. To read more, visit http://www.savannahchambernews.com/visit-savannah-news/enmarket-savannah-bridge-run-presents-donation-nancy-n-j-c-lewis-cancer-research-pavilion/
 
 
MARJORIE YOUNG TO SPEAK AT SOUTHERN PRESS INSTITUTE ON CRISIS PR
(SAVANNAH, GA) Majorie Young, president of Carriage Trade Public Relations®, will speak at the 66th annual Southern Regional Press Institute (SRPI) in the workshop titled, “How PR Pros Can Anticipate Crises at Their Own Organizations (Public Relations Workshop).”  This presentation is scheduled to be held on Thursday, February 23. For more information, visit https://www.savannahstate.edu/news/article.shtml?id=670


 
 
GEORGIA REAPS ECONOMIC IMPACT OF ENTERTAINMENT
(SAVANNAH, GA) Charles Bowen, of the Bowen Law Group, spoke to the West Chatham Rotary on the economic impact of the entertainment industry in Savannah. Georgia is currently the 3rd largest state for production, trailing only New York and California. 


 
PERSONAL CHEF
(SAVANNAH, GA) Personal Chef Nora Von Duyke is celebrating eight years in business. She is known for her small dinner parties of up to 20 people and her four-course meals, prepared at your home. She plates, serves and cleans up. Great for birthdays, anniversaries, bachelorette parties and bridal luncheons. www.pantryelf.com 912.898-8458
 
 
RETIREMENT RULE WORTH REMEMBERING
(SAVANNAH, GA) Sam Hubbard, of Coastal Capital Management LLC, breaks down what the Department of Labor’s review of the Fiduciary Rule will mean to you, your savings, and who is acting in your best interests. To read more, visit

http://savannahnow.com/opinion-column/2017-02-10/retirement-advice-rule-worth-saving

 
 
 
 
 
SHAD MASTER
(SAVANNAH, GA) Charlie Russo, Jr., of Russo’s Seafood, can tell you everything you might need to know about Savannah’s seasonal fish delicacy of Shad. To read more, visit
 
SUMMER INTERN

(SAVANNAH, GA) The city of Savannah’s summer internship program will return this year and once again needs help from the local business community to provide hands-on summer work opportunities for high school students. For more information, visit http://www.savannahchambernews.com/member-news/city-savannah-seeking-business-participation-summer-internship-programs/
 
 
MATILDA JANE
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Happily Ever After Ball was held by The Next Generation benefiting the Children’s Hospital at Memorial University Medical Center this past weekend at Brockington Hall. Robyn Shirley of Matilda Jane Clothing was delighted to be a sponsor of this worthwhile event. To learn more about Matilda Jane clothing, visit https://www.facebook.com/mjcrobyn/?fref=ts
 
Pictured are Clara Vaughn, Annabelle Vaughn, Adelaide Shirley, Anna Camden Shirley, and Robyn Shirley
 (From Left to Right) Pictured are Clara Vaughn, Annabelle Vaughn, Robyn Shirley,  Adelaide Shirley and Anna Camden Shirley.
 
 
 
SIRI VS. ALEXA
(BUSINESS INSIDER) Apple Just Revealed A Big Way Siri Will Take On Amazon Alexa


 
 
COMMUNITY RAISES $10,000 FOR HOSPICE
(SAVANNAH, GA) A community organized Oyster Roast Fund Raiser for Hospice Savannah raised $10,000. These funds will go toward programming run by Hospice Savannah. To learn how you can help raise money or volunteer call 912-629-1043.


 
ENCOURAGE HEALTH NONPROFIT CONTEST 
(SAVANNAH, GA) Enmarket invites area nonprofit organizations to apply to be selected as one of the four grant recipients in the 2017 Encourage Health Educational Series. The application process will be held through a Facebook contest at https://www.facebook.com/enmarkstations
 
 
YINSTORATIVE
(SAVANNAH, GA) This new class is a unique combination of Yin and restorative, designed to allow you to relax and recharge. This class is suitable for all, regardless of limitations or prior injury. Yinstorative is available Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. For more information, http://savannahyoga.com/

THINNER DOESN’T MEAN YOUNGER
(SAVANNAH, GA) A rigorous exercise regimen will make you fitter, but it won’t make you look younger. Thinner and more athletic people over age 40 have less fat under their skin and can look older than overweight people. For more information, visit http://lcderm.com/
PARTICIPATE IN SAVANNAH’S ENTREPRENEURIAL ECOSYSTEM
(SAVANNAH, GA) 1 Million Cups is a weekly meet up to connect and help grow Savannah’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. Be active in our community and share your ideas, experiences and be surrounded by like-minded folks that care about Savannah’s future success. Each week 1MC showcases 2 presenters for 6 minutes each, followed by 20 minutes of Q&A from the audience. No cost. Location: Creators’ Foundry. Every Wednesday 9-10a. See the speaker line up:

http://www.1millioncups.com/savannah

YOU CAN BLOW IT WITHOUT SAYING A WORD
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TIJUANA FLATS
(SAVANNAH, GA) Living Independence for Everyone (LIFE), Inc. will host a Spirit Night fundraiser at Tijuana Flats,  405 Pooler Parkway, Pooler, GA, on Monday, Feb. 20, from 5 -8 PM. Join us for great food and fellowship while supporting people with disabilities who live in our eleven-county service area. Make sure to mention LIFE when making your purchase. For additional information, contact Fran Todd at ftodd@lifecil.com or visit www.lifecil.com.
BUSINESS WORKSHOP
(SAVANNAH, GA) SCORE Savannah announces a free workshop called “Taking Care of Business” on running a small business. It deals with how you can become aware of business practices to avoid common pitfalls. The event is on Feb. 22 from 11:30-1:00 pm. For more information, visit www.scoresav.org
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THE HISTORY OF BASKETBALL
(SAVANNAH, GA) St. Andrew’s School announces plans for a community-wide program on Thursday, Feb. 23 which highlights the history of basketball. The program, open to all ages, begins at 7 p.m. For more information, visit https://saslions.com

POTABLE GOLD
(SAVANNAH, GA) Davenport House Museum will host a special Madeira (wine) program Fridays and Saturdays in Feb. (3, 4, 10, 11, 18, 24, 25) at 5:30 p.m. Patrons are oriented to the long and rich tradition of Madeira as it relates to the history of Savannah and then they will participate in a Madeira party. For more information, visit http://www.davenporthousemuseum.org/
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DISC DOGATHON
(SAVANNAH, GA) World Canine Disc Championship Qualifier February 24-26, 2017 to be held in Savannah. This Classic Disc Dogathon Qualifying event is only given to one city per state. Attendance is free of charge. Event will benefit Local Pet Rescue, Islands High School and Homeless Veterans. For more info, visit https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2017/02/13/world-canine-disc-championship-qualifier-february-24-26-2017-to-benefit-local-pet-rescue-islands-high-school-and-homeless-veterans/
POLIO SURVIVORS TO HEAR SPECIALIST
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Coastal Empire Polio Survivors Association will meet Saturday, Feb. 25, 10:30 am at the LIFE office, 5105 Paulsen St., Suite 143-B, Savannah. The speaker will be Dr. John T. Prather, foot and ankle specialist, of Chatham Orthopaedic Associates. Polio survivors and guests are invited. For information, call 912-927-8332.
COLLEGE AND CAREER FAIR 
(SAVANNAH, GA) The MEGAGENESIS XI College and Career Fair is set for Saturday, February 25 from 9 a.m. to 3:10 p.m. at Sol C. Johnson High School in Savannah, GA. Some of the participating colleges include Armstrong State University, Auburn University, Claflin University, Georgia State University, South Carolina State University, Savannah State University, and University of Alabama. For additional information or registration, please contact Dr. Zke Zimmerman at Javarorlz@aol.com or visit https://www.facebook.com/MegagenesisSavannah/
BIKE BEAUTIFUL BEAUFORT 
(SAVANNAH, GA) To get a taste of how other bike trails are making communities better, the Savannah Bicycle Campaign is organizing a trip to Beaufort’s Spanish Moss Trail on Sunday, Feb. 26. The ride is free but registration is required, to register visit,  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/february-2017-bikecurious-ride-spanish-moss-trail-tickets-31541594759?mc_eid=08fa9719ff&mc_cid=e6b64bcf5c 
3RD ANNUAL LOUISE LAURETTI HOOPS FOR HORIZONS TOURNAMENT 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The 3rd Annual Louise Lauretti Hoops for Horizons 3 v 3 charity basketball tournament will be held Mar. 4 at Savannah Country Day School starting at 9:00 a.m. This tournament is named for beloved Horizons teacher Louise Lauretti, who lost her battle with melanoma in 2014. All proceeds benefit Horizons Savannah. For more information, visit
http://carriagetradepr.com/3rd-annual-louise-lauretti-hoops-horizons-tournament/

A WHOLE NEW WORLD
(MASHABLE) Hulu VR-Sit in Your Virtual Living Room with Your Virtual Friends

http://mashable.com/2017/02/08/hulu-vr-app-oculus-avatars-oculus-touch/?utm_cid=mash-prod-nav-sub-st#Fr12NKVSDSq9

FLY IN
(MIDWAY, GA) Grass Strip Foundation presents its 8th Annual FLY IN & Open House on March 25. Fly or drive to Berg Park Aerodrome 9GA2 – Unicom 123.00 or drive to 580 Old Gress Island Road, Midway, GA 31320. Call Steve Berg for more information, 912-884-8666. Donations are encouraged. For pilots: Nonprofit dedicate to vintage and general aviation aircraft and their preservation.

MARATHON & 5K 
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Publix Savannah Women’s Half Marathon & 5K highlights Savannah’s beautiful Historic District in 13.1 miles of tree-lined streets and city squares on April 7-9. The event will also be featuring a fashion-fitness expo and post-race party. To learn more, visit http://www.savannahchambernews.com/events/publix-savannah-womens-half-marathon-5k-april-7-9/ or to register, visit http://www.savannahwomenshalf.com
DOGGIE CARNIVAL 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Humane Society for Greater Savannah will host its 17th annual Doggie Carnival on Sunday, May 7 from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Forsyth Park. Admission to the carnival is free and all proceeds benefit the Humane Society for Greater Savannah. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/771789232972402/

COASTAL PET RESCUE CELEBRATES 14 YEARS

(SAVANNAH, GA) February marks the 14th anniversary for Coastal Pet Rescue. They have grown from an organization of one woman to nearly 130 volunteers; or a little under 20 pets in 2003 to 489 canines and 207 felines in 2016, and 63 canines and 20 felines so far in 2017! For more information on this organization, visit www.coastalpetrescue.org

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