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

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NLAWS PRODUCE OPENS GROCERY DELIVERY SERVICE, RIBBON CUTTING THIS THURSDAY
(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

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.

 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

  

JEWELS & JEANS  

(SAVANNAH, GA) America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia has received a $10,000 sponsorship check from Bank of America as the title sponsor for the Spring fundraiser, Jewels & Jeans. Now in its ninth year, Jewels & Jeans has become one of Savannah’s most popular evenings to raise funds for the food bank and specifically Summer Feeding. Second Harvest’s Summer Feeding program steps in to provide upwards of 165,000 meals to children during the summer months. For more information: http://www.helpendhunger.org/

LOW COUNTRY SKIN CARE

(SAVANNAH, GA) Skin got you stressed? Low Country Dermatology specializes in adult and pediatric skin care, using the latest techniques and treatments to help you look your best.  For more information, visit http://lcderm.com/

40 UNDER 40

(GEORGIA) Every year Georgia Trend honors the state’s best and brightest under 40.  If you or someone you know makes a difference in the community send their nomination to Georgia Trend by April 28th!  For more information, visit http://www.georgiatrend.com/40-Under-40-Nomination-Form/

  

GROUNDBREAKING WAS HELD MARCH 26

(RICHMOND HILL, GA ) Richmond Hill United Methodist Church (RHUMC) is building a new 14,000 square foot Ministry Center to provide facilities for the growing needs of the congregation and community. The $3.5-million project includes a fellowship hall to seat 400 people and a commercial kitchen; a worship space for the Church’s contemporary worship service; a youth center that will accommodate 120 youth; and office space. The project will also include modifications to the current fellowship hall to convert the space into a nursery area and music suite. STORIES: http://www.wtoc.com/story/35000885/richmond-hill-united-methodist-celebrates-ground-breaking
http://www.wjcl.com/article/richmond-hill-church-breaks-ground-on-new-building/9186852

NO. 2

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) Savannah has been named No. 2 on Harper’s Bazaar Magazine’s list of the “10 Best Summer Vacation Hotspots that will Save You Money This Year” among an international field. To read more, visit http://www.harpersbazaar.com/culture/travel-dining/news/g8527/summer-vacation/?slide=2&src=ign_ai&mg=har&dom=fb

MONEY

(BUSINESS INSIDER) 7 Signs Your Not As Good With Your Money As You Think
http://www.businessinsider.com/signs-you-are-bad-with-money-2016-11

RAISES $2500 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah Yoga Center holds three commUNITY yoga classes a week, along with various events throughout the year, with all proceeds going toward a particular non-profit. During the latter half of 2016, SYC teamed up with Forsyth Farmers Market: Farm Truck 912, raising a grand total of $2,552.80. The center is currently fundraising for the Savannah Tree Foundation. Find out more about this partnership at www.savannahyoga.com/yoga-friends.

SPEAKERS NAMED

(SAVANNAH, GA) The 2017 Encourage Health Education Series will be April through October and feature four lunchtime presentations from respected experts who will share insights on nutrition and fitness plus general tips for healthy living. During each presentation, a local nonprofit organization will be presented a $1,000 Encourage Health grant. For more information, http://healthysavannah.org/2017-encourage-health-series/

#STARTUPLIFE

(FORBES) 5 Little Known Copywriting Mistakes That Can Hurt Your Entrepreneurial Sales
https://www.forbes.com/sites/groupthink/2017/03/02/5-little-known-copywriting-mistakes-that-snuff-out-your-e-commerce-sales/#77ea46d11e50

PRECIBALL USA

(SAVANNAH, GA) Preciball, the world leader in the manufacture and supply of industrial ball bearing products, plans to open its first North American distribution center in Pooler this April. The ribbon cutting ceremony for the over 40,000 square feet building will take place on Tuesday, April 11, at 11:00 a.m. at 90 Columbia Drive, Pooler, GA 31322. For more information, visit https://carriagetradepr.com/preciball-usa-announces-grand-opening-new-distribution-center-pooler/.

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/439/DAWN’S%20DAUGHTER%20LEADERRSHIP%20APPLICATION%20FORM.pdf

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/

MANAGERS RIGHTS

(INC) When Your Boss Says Your Profile Picture is Embarrassing
http://www.inc.com/jt-odonnell/my-boss-told-me-my-profile-picture-is-embarrassing.html

SNAPCHAT POWER USER

(MASHABLE) 10 Snapchat Tips And Tricks To Make You A Power User
http://mashable.com/2017/03/18/10-essential-snapchat-tips-and-tricks/?utm_cid=mash-prod-nav-sub-st#FJ_apgJNQmqU

PROPERTY MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Whether it’s 1 unit or 1,000 units, Full Turn Services is a unique company offering a one call ongoing maintenance and construction solution for investors, property management firms, private homeowners, and insurance brokers throughout the South East. Problem Solved. For more information, visit www.fullturnservices.com

 2017 INNOVATEHER COMPETITION

(ATLANTA, GA) SBA announces 2017 InnovateHER, a nationwide women business competition designed to drive attention and resources to innovative products and services that help impact and empower the lives of women and families. Contestants have until May 12 to enter and vie for $70,000 in prize money. For more information, visit https://www.sba.gov/offices/headquarters/wbo/resources/1465581

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

 
 

DOGGIE CARNIVAL MAY 7TH

(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/

SMALL GIRL, BIG HEART

(SAVANNAH, GA) Coastal Pet Rescue introduces Cee Cee, a female chihuahua mix who was rescued from a hoarding case with 25 other dogs. She is adjusting to her new home and is looking for a home with love and patience. Cee Cee is learning to walk on a lease and loves to be carried. To view Cee Cee and other pets available for adoption, visit: http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2016-d-198-cee-cee/

 

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
COMMERCIAL CONSTRUCTION UP IN 2016

(THE DEWITT TILTON GROUP) The commercial community is growing. In 2016, commercial building and site permits grew by 6 percent and that growth is projected to stay in line in 2017. For more information, visit http://www.dewitttiltongroup.com/

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
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

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