(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, February 27, 2017

SAVANNAH COMMUNITY HEADLINES™
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NATIONAL MAGAZINE FEATURES SPEROS
(SAVANNAH, GA) Keith Fletcher of Speros was recently featured by national tech magazine, Business Solutions. He was specifically chosen because of his innovative program that allows business owners to rent their hardware giving them access to state of the art tech at a fraction of the upfront cost. For more information, visit  http://speros.com/keith-fletcher-speros-featured-national-magazine-business-solutions/

ENMARKET RAISES $15,000 TO FIGHT OBESITY
(SAVANNAH, GA) Enmarket has announced that during its recent campaign for The Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), it raised $15,000 in support of the partnership’s mission to help solve the nation’s childhood obesity crisis. For more information, visit https://carriagetradepr.com/enmarket-raised-15000-partnership-healthier-america-help-end-childhood-obesity/
HILTS RETIRES
(SAVANNAH, GA) Linda Hilts, executive director of Park Place Outreach – Youth Emergency Shelter, has announced she will retire after 20 years with the organization. Under Hilts’ leadership, Park Place Outreach has helped more than 6,200 area young people find emergency shelter and thousands more find stability through its non-residential programs. For more information, visit  www.parkplaceyes.org

HURRICANE DAMAGE
(SAVANNAH, GA) Hurricanes may only be an imminent threat for a short time but their effects on your home can be long lasting and costly. In Chatham County alone, costs are now estimated at close to $37 million dollars. Full Turn Services’ water intrusion division is the biggest in the area. Problem Solved. For more information, visit www.fullturnservices.com

 
 
 
22ND ANNIVERSARY
(SAVANNAH, GA) Carriage Trade Public Relations® Inc. is celebrating 22 years in business this March. They help businesses increase the positive word-of-mouth in the community and online using their trademarked REPUTATION MATRIX™ method. For a PR Assessment contact marjorie@carriagetradepr.com, call 912-844-9990 or visit  www.carriagetradepr.com
FILM BUSINESS
(SAVANNAH, GA) Business and entertainment attorney Charles Bowen has announced his new company Southern Gateway Production Services. The company’s mission is to strengthen Savannah’s reputation as a desirable shooting location and help more out-of-towners make movies in Savannah. To read more, visit http://businessinsavannah.com/bis/2017-02-20/savannah-lawyer-makes-helping-film-productions-business
BOARD MEMBERS
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Jaycees recently announced their 2017 Board of Directors and Executive Officers. Cynthia Wright, Junior Partner of Carriage Trade Public Relations®, is the incoming President and will serve in this position until 2018. To see a complete list of the Board or for more information on the Savannah Jaycees, visit www.savannahjaycees.com

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DISTILLERY OPENS IN DOWNTOWN SAVANNAH
(SAVANNAH, GA) After three years of hard work, planning and construction, Ghost Coast Distillery has begun production on some of the finest spirits in the Southeast, right in the heart of Downtown Savannah in their newly renovated 17,000 sq. ft. facility. Guests can select from two historic tour options to see the facility and taste-test the spirits. Felder & Associates was the architecture firm that repurposed the building. Updates include installing two large storefront windows to shine light on the eye-catching large copper stills and other equipment, removing a small patio area, replacing doors and windows and applying new paint and signage. For more information, visit https://ghostcoastdistillery.com

INTERIM PRESIDENT

(SAVANNAH, GA) The University System of Georgia has named Dr. Jennifer Frum as the interim president of Armstrong State University. She will begin on July 1. To read more, visit  http://www.wtvm.com/story/34532409/dr-jennifer-frum-named-interim-president-of-armstrong-state-university  

THRIFT SHOPPE
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Hospice Savannah Foundation has signed a lease to open a thrift shoppe in Pooler later this spring. Donations are being accepted at 1674 Chatham Pkwy., and volunteers are being recruited to aid in this new endeavor. A short online application is available at www.HospiceSavannah.org/Thrift. For more information please call 912-629-1055.

CHANGE OF COMMAND
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Hunter Army Airfield Garrison Command Sergeant Major Change of Responsibility Ceremony will occur Wednesday, March 1, at 11 a.m.  The Command Sergeant Major (CSM) is the garrison’s most senior Noncommissioned Officer, and CSM Bruce Rock will relinquish responsibility to CSM Lavander Wilkerson. For more information on Hunter Army Airfield, visit http://www.stewart.army.mil/homepage/default.asp
 
 
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
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.
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THE IMPORTANCE OF SAVASANA
(SAVANNAH, GA) Every class at Savannah Yoga Center end with savasana. Here’s why: http://www.active.com/outdoors/articles/why-savasana-is-important-to-your-yoga-practice

SALICYLIC ACID: FRIEND OR FOE?
(SAVANNAH, GA) Salicylic Acid is a common ingredient seen in acne products. To learn more about this ingredient, what it is, and how it treats acne, watch this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wzk3PSA2uSY. For more information, visit http://lcderm.com/
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

TEA AT MRS. DAVENPORT’S
(SAVANNAH, GA) Davenport House Museum will host a special Tea program Thursdays and Fridays in March (2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 23 and 30) at 5 p.m. Learn about tea traditions and experience an early 19th century tea in the historic atmosphere of the Davenport House Museum. Patrons will tour areas of the historic home where tea service took place and will participate in an afternoon tea with costumed interpreters. Tickets are $18. For more information, visit  http://www.davenporthousemuseum.org/ 

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ANTIQUES & ARCHITECTURE WEEKEND
(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah Antiques & Architecture Weekend, March 3-4, is filled with luncheons, lectures, tours, a live auction, and cocktails in a historic mansion.  Bring your treasures to What’s in Your Attic for valuation by professional appraisers seen on TV.  Proceeds will benefit the Andrew Low and Green-Meldrim houses. http://savantiquesweekend.com/
STEEL MAGNOLIAS
(SAVANNAH, GA) Grab your gal pals and head to “Steel Magnolias,” opening March 3 at 7:30 and running through March 12 at Asbury Memorial Theatre in Savannah. As Clairee might say, “You’re gonna love it more than your luggage.” Tickets are available at the door and online at http://asburymemorial.org/theatre/
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 March 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/

LEGAL RISKS OF LIVE-STREAMING
(SAVANNAH, GA) Charles Bowen, of The Bowen Law Group, will present the second in a two-part series, The Legal Risks of Live-Streaming Videos, at the Small Business Council Smart Luncheon on Tuesday, March 7 beginning at 11:30 a.m. For more information, visit  http://www.savannahchamber.com/for-members/business-calendar/530
CORNHOLE TOURNEY
(SAVANNAH, GA) The teen board at the Ronald McDonald House has planned a cornhole tournament to raise funds for the House on Saturday, March 11, from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. at Forsyth Park. For more information, visit https://carriagetradepr.com/ronald-mcdonald-house-coastal-empire-cornhole-tournament-set-march-11/.

LEARN TO GROW HEALTHY FOOD
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Mindful Eating series offers mindfulness tools to approach food and eating (habit) patterns with new awareness, intention and attitude. On March 23, 6-7:30 p.m. at the Baha’i Unity Center, 2416 Waters Avenue, learn how we begin to live garden to table. For more information or to reserve a spot, visit https://events.blackbirdrsvp.com/mindful-eating-series
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
MEET ANCHOVY

(SAVANNAH, GA) Anchovy is such a sweet little guy, it’s crazy to think he was initially found on his own on a ramp for I-16. He’s been without a good groom for awhile, thus his Rasta style. Anchovy enjoys cuddling and sits perfect in a chair. He also gets along well with other dogs his size. For more information on Anchovy and other dogs, visit  http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2017-d-023-anchovy/

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