(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, April 3, 2017

SAVANNAH COMMUNITY HEADLINES™
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NLAWS PRODUCE@HOME RIBBON CUTTING  

(SAVANNAH, GA) NLAWS Produce has launched a new division, NLAWS Produce@Home, that allows customers to place online grocery and produce orders to be delivered to their doorstep. A grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony were held at the new 3,215-square-foot operation at 701 US-80 West #51, Savannah, GA 31408. Guests were invited to tour the facility and enjoy a light lunch. Spotted photos can be found here: http://beta.spotted.savannahnow.com/galleries?groupId=681912. For more information, http://businessinsavannah.com/bis/2017-03-30/nlaws-produce-launches-home-delivery-service or visit their site directly at https://www.nlawsathome.com/

ARCHITECTURAL FIRM ASSISTS IN GROUNDBREAKING

(SAVANNAH, GA) Felder & Associates of Savannah recently participated in a groundbreaking ceremony for a new $3.5 million Ministry Center addition to Richmond Hill United Methodist Church, 9050 Ford Avenue, Richmond Hill, GA. For more information on the architectural firm’s role in this project, visit http://www.bryancountynews.com/section/101/article/48456/

PRECIBALL USA WILL HOLD GRAND OPENING

(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 in April. The ribbon cutting ceremony for the more than 40,000-square-foot 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/

BUILDER WINS NATL AWARD FOR PRECIBALL PROJECT

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Dewitt Tilton Group, a Savannah-based commercial construction company, has been recognized by Star Building Systems with a 2016 Master Builder Award for its Preciball building project. The 40,000-square-foot facility in Pooler, Ga., is the North American distribution center for Preciball, the world leader in the manufacture and supply of industrial ball-bearing products. For more information or to contact the Dewitt Tilton Group, please call (912) 777-3404 or visit http://www.dewitttiltongroup.com/

FULL SERVICE TECH COMPANY EXPANDS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Speros has expanded its audiovisual systems services to include interactive projection technology and displays, distance-learning systems and audio- and video-equipped conference and telepresence rooms. The expansion offers the best tools on the market for real-time collaboration. To learn more about the additional services offered, visit https://www.savannahbusinessjournal.com/news-categories/computers-technology/6590-mar-10-speros,-full-service-technology-company-headquartered-in-savannah,-announces-audiovisual-systems-services.html

BUSINESS PROFILE WITH ANGELA CANFIELD

(SAVANNAH, GA) This week’s Open for Business Interview was with Dr. Angela Canfield from Sandfly Family Dental. She hosted the Sandfly Women Business Owners Coalition and gave us a special tour of her office. https://youtu.be/9xEDNu51Bo4?t=4m16s

STRESS AFFECTING YOUR SKIN?

(SAVANNAH, GA) Courtney Zechman of Low Country Dermatology looks at the relationship between stress and your skin to come up with plan to help you look your best in her article for the Savannah Morning News. To read more visit, http://savannahnow.com/accent/2017-03-20/your-skin-taking-beating-stress or for more information, visit http://lcderm.com/

ENCOURAGE HEALTH EDUCATION SERIES SPEAKERS

(SAVANNAH, GA) The 2017 Encourage Health Education Series will be held 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, visit http://healthysavannah.org/events/the-science-of-aromatherapy-to-enhance-health-relaxation-and-inner-peace/

HOW TO MAKE YOUR 60-SECOND COMMERCIAL POP

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Jaycees announce plans for their Tuesday, April 4 meeting at their headquarters, 101 Atlas Street. Networking begins at 5:30 p.m. with the program from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monthly meeting is free for members and first-time guests, $10 for guests with dinner provided. Program title: Pitch Perfect: How To Make Your 60-Second Commercial Pop! For more information on the Savannah Jaycees or the April program, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/336283020103267

DOWN SYNDROME SOCIETY SCHEDULES ‘NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS’

(SAVANNAH, GA) Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society will present 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

CONTROVERSIAL BILLBOARD RAISES PR QUESTIONS
(CNN) Is All PR Good PR? Jewelry store creates controversy with the latest marketing message, “Sometimes, it’s ok to throw rocks at girls.”
http://www.cnn.com/2017/03/27/us/rocks-billboard-trnd/index.html
PERMITS REQUIRED

(SAVANNAH, GA) The City of Savannah requires that all projects which require any permits must be done professional Georgia licensed residential contractor. With proven experience, Full Turn Services cuts through the red tape. Problem Solved. For more information, visit www.fullturnservices.com

CAREER DAY INCLUDES PR EXEC, OTHER PROFESSIONALS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Haven Elementary School will hold its Annual Career Day on Thursday, April 20. Professionals from various fields will share their educational background and their professional experiences with students in 2nd thru 5th grade. Marjorie Young of Carriage Trade Public Relations will be presenting about Marketing. For more information, visit www.cissavannah.org

COCKTAILS AT COHEN’S TO BENEFIT MS SOCIETY

(SAVANNAH, GA) Cohen’s Retreat, 5715 Skidaway Rd, Savannah, GA, will host a party on Thursday, April 13 from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. in support of the MS Society’s 2017 Walk. The event includes cocktails, a silent auction and live music from Liquid Ginger. All proceeds are in honor of Team Don Logana. For more information on Team Don Logana, visit http://main.nationalmssociety.org/site/TR/Walk/GAAWalkEvents?team_id=510732&pg=team&fr_id=28340

BUY JEWELRY, SUPPORT YOUR COMMUNITY

(SAVANNAH, GA) Living Independence for Everyone (LIFE), Inc. will host a Premier Jewelry Fundraiser to support people with disabilities on Wednesday, April 5, from 5 – 7 p.m. in LIFE’s conference room at 5105 Paulsen Street, Ste. 143-B. Come see beautiful jewelry exhibited by Linda Depue while enjoying light refreshments and spending time with friends. For additional information, contact Fran Todd or Sallie McClelland at 912.920.2414, ftodd@lifecil.com or visit www.lifecil.com

SMALL BUSINESS LOANS AVAILABLE

(FORBES) 10 Key Steps To Getting A Small Business Loan

FLY IN SUCCESS

(MIDWAY, GA) Grass Strip Foundation held their 8th Annual FLY IN & Open House on March 25. Attendees had the option to fly or drive to Berg Park Aerodrome 9GA2 – Unicom 123.00 in Midway, GA. Donations were encouraged to benefit a nonprofit dedicated to vintage and general aviation aircraft and their preservation. Call Steve Berg for more information, 912-884-8666.

6:30 A.M. YOGA CLASSES AT SAVANNAH YOGA CENTER

(SAVANNAH, GA) The early yogi gets the asana at SYC. MondayFriday, start your day off right with a flow or Sun Salutation class. Details here:

HOSPICE SAVANNAH AND BENEFITS OF VOLUNTEERING

(SAVANNAH, GA) Hospice Savannah Volunteer, Sgt. Major Derrick Mays, talks about volunteering for the #WeHonorVeterans program.

1 MILLION CUPS ANNOUNCES NEW LOCATION
(SAVANNAH, GA) 1 Million Cups has been meeting in Savannah for more than two years to help grow Savannah’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. Join entrepreneurs at a new location (previously at the Creators’ Foundry) to share ideas to grow business and our community. No cost. Location: Bull Street Labs, 2222 Bull Street. Every Wednesday 9-10 a.m. See the speaker line up: http://www.1millioncups.com/savannah
LYFT VS. UBER

(TIME) How Lyft is Capitalizing on Uber’s Scandals
http://time.com/4712746/lyft-interview-uber/?xid=newsletter-brief

GA LEGISLATORS WIN SPIRIT OF ENTERPRISE AWARD

(SAVANNAH, GA) The U.S. Chamber recently announced this year’s recipients of the Spirit of Enterprise Award for their pro-business voting record in Congress. Georgia Legislators receiving the annual distinction are: Senators Johnny Isakson and David Perdue; Representatives Buddy Carter (GA-01), Sandford Bishop (GA-02), Robert Woodall (GA-07), Austin Scott (GA-08), Doug Collins (GA-09), Jody Hice (GA-10), Barry Loudermilk (GA-11), Rick Allen (GA-12), David Scott (GA-13), and Tom Graves (GA-14). To view Congress’ complete scorecard for 2016, visit https://www.uschamber.com/how-they-voted/2016

CUMULUS MEDIA OF SAVANNAH DEBUTS NEW RADIO STATION, 102.1 THE SOUND

(SAVANNAH, GA) Cumulus Media of Savannah recently unveiled a brand new adult contemporary radio station, 102.1 The Sound. The format features artists such as Rhianna, Taylor Swift, Justin Timberlake, The Weekend and Lorde, and features The Bert Show weekday mornings from 6 a.m. – 9 a.m. For more information or to listen live, visit https://www.1021thesound.com

SAVANNAH RANKED SOUTH’S NO. 2 BEST CITY

(ATLANTA, GA) Southern Living Magazine has named Savannah the no. 2 best city in the South for 2017. For more information, visit http://www.southernliving.com/souths-best/cities#souths-best-cities-charleston

FILM CAMP COMING THIS SUMMER

(SAVANNAH, GA) [S]3 Digital Storytelling Film Camp has announced dates for summer 2017. Students, age 10 – 17, are introduced to the fundamentals of digital storytelling – screenwriting, storyboard creations, visual design, cinematography, sound engineering, lighting principles, and editing. For more information or to register for one of the experiential weeks offered, visit https://s3filmcamp.com

NOMINEES WANTED FOR 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/

APPLY FOR LEADERSHIP SAVANNAH

(SAVANNAH, GA) Leadership Savannah will begin accepting applications for its 2017-2018 class beginning April 1. Leadership Savannah seeks to inspire individual leadership growth by providing the learning experiences that lead to a better understanding of our community and preparation for meeting community challenges of the present and future. To apply by June 23or for more information, visit https://www.leadershipsavannah.org

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 a.m. to noon. 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/

MAKE A CONNECTION FOR YOUR NEW BUSINESS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah’s Best Connections, a non-profit group assisting entrepreneurs in making or renewing acquaintances, announces plans for their next gathering on Wednesday, April 5 from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at Billy’s Place, 21 E McDonough Street, Savannah. Event includes hors d’oeuvres, door prizes and special guest Adrian Peterson, GSU running back and author. For more information on the organization, visit https://www.facebook.com/SavannahsBestConnections/

MEET ARTISTS AT HOSPICE SAVANNAH

(SAVANNAH, GA) The public is invited to meet local painters Fran Thomas and Donna Bouchillon during their opening reception on Thursday, April 6, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Hospice Savannah Art Gallery. To learn more, visit www.HospiceSavannah.org/ArtGallery

CYBER SECURITY SUMMIT SCHEDULED IN ATLANTA

(ATLANTA, GA) The second annual Cyber Security Summit on Thursday, April 6 from 7:45 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Ritz-Carlton Buckhead will highlight the latest threat landscape through interactive discussion based sessions & demonstrations with experts from best in class cyber companies. For more information or to register, visit http://cybersummitusa.com/2017-atlanta/

PUBLIX SAVANNAH WOMEN’S HALF 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

EATING SERIES FEATURES WORLD FOOD TRADITIONS

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Mindful Eating series offers mindfulness tools to approach food and eating (habit) patterns with new awareness, intention and attitude concludes with “Learning World Food Traditions.” This seminar will be held on April 11, 6-7:30 p.m., at 2603 Mechanics Avenue, and will ask the questions What can we learn from Ayurveda, the Indian health science? How is herbal medicine used around the world and here at home? For more information or to reserve a spot, visit https://events.blackbirdrsvp.com/mindful-eating-series

GEORGIA SOUTHERN MBA OPEN HOUSE

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Georgia Southern University College of Business Graduate Office will host an informative MBA open house on Tuesday, April 18 from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. at the Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm Street, Savannah 31401. College representatives will be on hand to answer any questions. For more information, call 912.478.5767, or visit http://www.savannahchambernews.com/new-members/georgia-southern-hold-mba-open-house-april-18/

JEWELS AND JEANS FUNDRAISER TO FIGHT CANCER

(SAVANNAH, GA) Help fight childhood hunger in the Lowcountry and join America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia and Bank of America in their annual Jewels & Jeans fundraiser Thursday, April 20th from 7-10 p.m. There will be fabulous food, drinks, music, and a silent auction to benefit those in need. With only 100 tickets left, buy your ticket before they’re sold out. For more information: http://www.helpendhunger.org/event/jewels-jeans-2017/

PORT OPERATIONS SUBJECT 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 a.m. 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

SAVANNAH VOLUNTEER AWARDS

(SAVANNAH, GA) The 38th Annual United Way HandsOn Savannah Volunteer Awards Celebration is set for Wednesday, April 26 at Savannah Station, 601 Cohen St, Savannah, GA 31401, from 11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. All nominees will be announced and award winners will be recognized for going above and beyond. Lunch is included. To purchase tickets, visit http://www.uwce.org/event/38th-annual-united-way-handson-savannah-volunteer-awards-celebration/

CHANGE YOUR SHOES, CHANGE A CHILD’S LIFE

(SAVANNAH, GA) Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Coastal Empire (RMHC) will host its fourth annual Wine, Women & Shoes, on Thursday, April 27 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency, located at 2 W Bay St, Savannah, GA 31401. With 11 pouring stations set up featuring 30 different wines, as well as food from over 16 local restaurants, the signature fundraiser for the RMHC is a night of tasteful fashion for a good cause. For tickets or more information contact RMHC® at 912.350.7641 or on the web at http://winewomenandshoes.com/savannah

“FEED THE HUNGRY” DOCUMENTARY FILM SCREENING

(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah Technical College’s Georgia Film Academy class will screen the documentary “Feed the Hungry: the Vision, the Outreach, the Community Changer” on Friday, April 28 at the Savannah Technical College auditorium. The screening begins with a red carpet photo op at 6 p.m., the documentary showing at 7 p.m. and a Q & A session at 7:30 p.m. The event is free to the public. Reservations required with a donation to Feed the Hungry, Inc. Call 912.436.7380 for tickets. To preview the student-produced documentary, visit https://vimeo.com/207498878

OPTIMIZE YOUR TIME OFF

(INC) 7 Things Successful Millennials Do in Their Time Off
http://www.inc.com/peter-economy/7-things-todays-most-successful-millennials-do-in-their-time-off.html?cid=hmcol3_1

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/

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

THE PERFECT DOG FOR YOU

(COASTAL PET RESCUE) Remmy is a female American Bulldog that would be a perfect addition to any home. She is good with dogs, cats, and children and because she is a few years old, she is past the puppy stage and ready to be a part of the family. For more information on Remmy or any other dogs and cats available for adoption, visit: http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2016-d-241-remmy/

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