(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, March 13, 2017

SAVANNAH COMMUNITY HEADLINES™
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NLAWS PRODUCE OPENS GROCERY DELIVERY SERVICE
(SAVANNAH, GA) NLAWS Produce has launched a new division, NLAWS Produce@Home, allowing customers to place grocery and produce orders online to be delivered directly to homes or offices. A Grand Opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held at noon on Thursday, March 30. For more information, visit https://www.nlawsathome.com
 

SPEROS ANNOUNCES NEW AUDIOVISUAL SYSTEM SERVICES

(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah-based full-service technology company, Speros, has announced their new audiovisual systems services to now include SMART boards, interactive displays, distance-learning systems, and audio- and video-equipped conference and telepresence rooms. For more information, visit www.speros.com
FAIRGROUNDS PROPOSAL
(SAVANNAH, GA) The former site of the Coastal Empire Fair could be turned into a film production site if state lawmaker Rep. J. Craig Gordon’s proposal is accepted. Savannah  attorney Charles Bowen represents Mr. Gordon. For more information, please visit https://savannahbusinessjournal.com/news-categories/economic-development/6553-exclusive-television-and-film-production-studio-proposed-for-coastal-empire-fairgrounds-by-local-businessman-and-state-rep-j-craig-gordon.html

State Rep. J. Craig Gordon
LEADERSHIP ACADEMY FOR 9TH AND 10TH GRADERS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Dawn’s Daughter Leadership Academy June 12 -16, 2017 at Savannah Arts Academy.  Application deadline is April 12, 2017. Young women can apply at: http://internet.savannah.chatham.k12.ga.us/schools/hvj/Lists/Announcements/Attachments/
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FORMER FBI SUPPORT HOSPICE SAVANNAH
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah chapter of the Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI donated $1,000 to Hospice Savannah’s Full Circle Grief and Loss Center. The donation is earmarked for the “We the Living” initiative, supporting children and teens impacted by violent crime and gun deaths. For more information on Hospice Savannah Full Circle Center, visit www.hospicesavannah.org/fullcircle
WHAT THE FUTURE HOLDS

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2017 STRONG FOR COMMERCIAL CONSTRUCTION

(THE DEWITT TILTON GROUP) The outlook for 2017 is very favorable with the stabilization of the Savannah industrial market with vacancy rates well below the 8 percent market standard and reemergence of speculative construction with brisk leasing activity. For more information, visit http://www.dewitttiltongroup.com/

NEW AMBASSADORS 
(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce has announced their 2017 ambassadors council. Chamber ambassadors are goodwill representatives for the Chamber who work for business and community interests in the Savannah area. Cecilia Russo Turner of Cecilia Russo Marketing, LLC has once again joined the ambassadors for 2017. For more information, please visit http://www.savannahchambernews.com/new-members/chamber-welcomes-2017-ambassadors-council/#.WLRua6LeMJ8.facebook

MUSTY HOUSE SMELLS
(SAVANNAH, GA) A recent study released by the World Health Organization revealed a stronger link between both indoor and outdoor air pollution exposure and cardiovascular and respiratory diseases. Full Turn Services’ test analyzes for the most likely causes of unhealthy air in your home or office by revealing levels of VOCs and the gasses emitted by mold. Problem Solved. For more information, visit www.fullturnservices.com
PLANS MOVE FORWARD FOR GARDEN CITY TOWN CENTER
(SAVANNAH, GA)  Garden City officials have agreed to some new terms for the sale and development of nearly 20 acres of property around their city hall to Atlanta based Roberts Properties, Inc. For more information, visit http://businessinsavannah.com/bis/2017-03-06/plans-move-ahead-new-mixed-use-development-garden-city-s-town-center#
LOOKING FOR ALUMNI
(SAVANNAH, GA) Were you or someone know a former member of the Savannah Jaycees? Celebrating their 75th anniversary this year, the nonprofit organization focused on professional development and community involvement for 21-to-40-year-olds is actively looking to reach out to alumni. Please contact the president, Cynthia Wright at savannahjaycees@gmail.com. For more information on the Savannah Jaycees, visit savannahjaycees.com
SOUL CHAT

(SAVANNAH, GA) Join Karen Jenkins, Executive Director of the Savannah Tree Foundation, as she presents “Urban Trees: 5 ways you can help out trees,” This discussion will offer the community tools to participate in Savannah’s green landscape. Event will take place Saturday, March 18, 5:30– 6:15p.m. at Savannah Yoga Center. Full invitation and details can be found here:

DESIGNATE A TIME TO READ
(MASHABLE) 10 Marketing Books To Read in 2017

http://mashable.com/2017/02/23/10-marketing-books-to-read-2017/?utm_cid=mash-prod-nav-sub-st#vuLQ4wSVMmqn

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/ 
MARYLAND AREA MIXER
(SAVANNAH, GA) If you are from the Maryland area, please join us for an after-hours MARYLAND MIXER on Wed, Mar. 22 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Cohen’s Retreat, 5715 Skidaway Road, Savannah, Ga. RSVP with Marjorie Young at marjorie@carriagetradepr.com or 912-844-9990
 
 
GARDEN-TO-TABLE 
(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
PR EXEC TO BRING KNOWLEDGE TO THE CLASSROOM

(SAVANNAH, GA) Cynthia Wright, Junior Partner of Carriage Trade PR, will present a Social Media tutorial to Georgia Southern students on Mar. 24. To learn more about Carriage Trade PR, please visit www.carriagetradepr.com
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.
A TASTE OF THE CLASSICS
(SAVANNAH, GA)  Veritas Academy has announced the annual spring fundraising event, A Taste of the Classics, will be held on Friday, March 31. The event will begin at 6 p.m. as guests enjoy a trolley ride to some of Savannah’s most notable restaurants for traditional menu favorites. Menus are available at www.veritassavannah.org/atotc-2017. Following the meal, guests will be taken by trolley to The Club at Savannah Harbor where they will enjoy classic southern deserts. The evening will conclude with an entertainment program featuring classical dramatic and musical performances by Veritas Academy’s students, a live auction, and raffle games. For more information, to participate or lend support, please contact Brodmann at cbrodmann@veritassavannah.org. To purchase tickets, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-taste-of-the-classics-tickets-31290863816 or learn more at https://www.facebook.com/events/203943776677041

TRAVELING WWII EXHIBIT
(SAVANNAH, GA) The National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force is hosting a traveling exhibit from the WWII museum in New Orleans. The exhibit will be on display from March 25 – May 4, focusing on how America was forced to become a major manufacturer when the nation entered WWII, almost overnight. This exhibit brings that story to life and features dynamic displays. For more information, visit http://www.mightyeighth.org/
SANDFLY BUSINESS OWNERS MEETING
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Sandfly Women Business Owners Coalition will meet on Thursday, March 30 at Sandfly Family Dental, located at 7360 Skidaway Rd #2, Savannah, GA. The goal of the meeting is to discuss the current state of business in Sandfly, as well as share insight on new businesses coming and any information that pertains to our community. The event is open to any female business owner in the Sandfly, Isle of Hope, Dutch Island, Landings or Southside area. If you would like to attend, please RSVP to Cynthia Wright at cynthia.wright@carriagetradepr.com.
LEARN HOW TO BUY A BUSINESS 
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Small Business Development Center at Georgia Southern presents a class Buying a Business on April 4 from 9-12. Join a growing trend and learn how to start or expand your existing business through acquisition. For more information, visit https://www.georgiasbdc.org/april-4th-buying-a-business-the-path-to-entrepreneurial-success-savannah/
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
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PORT OPERATION FOCUS OF ROBOTICS COMPETITION
(SAVANNAH, GA) Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary and Georgia Southern University STEM Institute present the 2017 MATE ROV competition, Port Cities of the Future on Saturday, April 22 at 9 am. Student teams will compete for overall highest points in a mission to maintain operations supporting the commerce, entertainment, health and safety of a thriving port. For more information, visit http://graysreef.marinetech2.org
NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS
(SAVANNAH, GA) Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society presents the Night of Champions gala on Thursday, May 11 at 6 pm. The event recognizes area businesses that employ differently abled adults, including those with Down syndrome, and celebrates the contributions made by these employees. Table Sponsorships ranging from $200 to $5,000 and individual tickets are available. Sponsorships and contributions are tax-deductible. For more information  please visit  www.nightofchampions.org

YOUR NEW BEST FRIEND
(SAVANNAH, GA) Meet Icest, a female American Staffordshire Terrier who currently lives at Coastal Pet Rescue. Icest is crate trained and potty trained and great with other dogs and cats. She is playful and loves people and can rock a wig! To adopt Icest or another animal available for adoption, visit: http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2016-d-334-icest/
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