(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, April 24, 2017

SAVANNAH COMMUNITY HEADLINES™
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ROTARY SEEKS ‘PLAY IT FORWARD’ SPONSORSHIPS
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Rotary Club of Savannah is recruiting sponsors for the annual Play It Forward event that raises funds for at-risk youth in the area. Sponsorship dollars, at a variety of levels, support Mayor Deloach’s Summer Intern program for 11th and 12th grade students. Contact the Play It Forward committee at RotariansPIF@gmail.com for more details or to become a sponsor:  https://www.facebook.com/Rotarians-Play-It-Forward-362452323450/ 
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
 
DAVENPORT HOUSE FEATURES WALKING TOUR & TEA
(SAVANNAH, GA) Every Thursday and Friday, during the month of May, The Davenport House will open its doors for a walking tour and formal tea. Tickets are $18. Reservations are recommended. For more information or to buy tickets, visit

http://www.davenporthousemuseum.org/category/events/

COMMERCIAL CONSTRUCTION RELIES ON FIRM SCHEDULES AND DEADLINES

(THE DEWITT TILTON GROUP) Draw a line when it comes to budgets and schedules. Commercial construction schedules and budget are likely to change, but you must be realistic, and determine the absolute latest completion date and the maximum budget. For more information, visit http://www.dewitttiltongroup.com/
HEALTHY LUNCH & LEARN
(SAVANNAH, GA) The 2017 Encourage Health Education Series begins on Tuesday, April 25 with Dr. Patricia Stewart and Margaret L. Clay presenting “AROMATHERAPY: How are Essential Oils Making a Place in Healthcare?” from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The lecture will be hosted at the Auditorium of the Savannah Morning News, located at 1375 Chatham Parkway in Savannah. Attendance is free and open to the public. RSVP to http://healthysavannah.org/events/the-science-of-aromatherapy-to-enhance-health-relaxation-and-inner-peace/
 

GET TIPS ON TAKING CARE OF BUSINESS
(SCORE) Lecture on “Taking Care of Business, Unlocking the Market Power of Pricing” presented by SCORE, Wed April 26, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 111 East Liberty St. Free. RSVP: 912-652-4335. For more info: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07ee0igf8j7fd6eae6&llr=anwty5eab&showPage=true
 
 
GOOD VS. BAD FOR YOUR CAREER
(BUSINESS INSIDER) Nine Things People Think Are Bad For Their Career But Actually Aren’t

JOIN ENTREPRENEURS AT 1 MILLION CUPS
(SAVANNAH, GA) 1 Million Cups is a weekly meet-up to connect and help grow Savannah’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. Be active in the regional community and share your ideas and experiences and be surrounded by like-minded folks who care about Savannah’s future success. Each week an entrepreneur presents a business idea or concept, followed by 20 minutes of Q&A from the audience. No cost. Location: Bull Street Labs, 2222 Bull Street. Every Wednesday 9-10a. See the speaker line up: http://www.1millioncups.com/savannah

YOUR BODY’S ‘SUN SALUTATIONS’ INDICATE AWARENESS
(SAVANNAH, GA) “Our body posture can be an indicator of how we are feeling … As we bring awareness into our bodies, we tend to change postures so we can get more comfortable. In turn, as we change postures it results in a spontaneous shift in our awareness. This feedback loop between body awareness and body positioning is part of the practice of yoga.” Learn the importance of Sun Salutations as part of your regular routine, taught Sundays
BYRD COOKIE
(SAVANNAH BUSINESS JRL) Since 1987, Byrd Cookie Company has marked April 14 as Byrd Cookie Day in Savannah. This year’s celebration included a free box of cookies for everyone who visited a Byrd Cookie shop. To read more about this tradition, visit https://savannahbusinessjournal.com/news-categories/manufacturing/6657-apr-12-byrd-cookie-company-day-in-savannah-is-this-driday,-april-14-with-free-cookies-for-all-to-celebrate-30-years.html
IMPROVE YOUR WORKPLACE
(THE BOWEN LAW GROUP) Outside of managing their own office, The Bowen Law Group also provides counsel to other workplaces experiencing issues resulting from differences in management, communication, and competing ideals. For more information, visit


LAUNCH YOUR BUSINESS CLASS
(SAVANNAH, GA) On Saturday, April 29, Savannah SCORE business mentors will host an all-day workshop for anyone interested in starting his/her own business. Topics include the realities of starting, operating, managing and growing a successful business. To register or for more information on the $30 workshop, visit  http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventllr=anwty5eab&oeidk=a07eduyew8t2a774e7b
 
UNDER WATER EXPLORATION TO BE LIVESTREAMED

(SAVANNAH, GA) On Wednesday, May 10 at 10 a.m., Georgia Public Broadcasting and the University of Georgia (UGA) Marine Education Center and Aquarium will be live streaming a virtual tour of Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary and the UGA Aquarium. Divers and biologists will be available to answer questions. To register a class for this event, visit http://www.gpb.org/education/explore/grays-reef?platfDIorm=hootsuite&utm_medium=email&utm_source=GovDelivery
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/
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 athttp://winewomenandshoes.com/savannah
“FEED THE HUNGRY” DOCUMENTARY
(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
 
CAMP FOR GRIEVING CHILDREN
(SAVANNAH, GA) Camp Aloha, to be held May 5 – 7, is for children ages 6 – 17 who have experienced the death of a loved one within the last 24 months. More information, videos and the camper application form are available at www.HospiceSavannah.org/CampAloha.
ART, HORS D’OEVRES AND GARDENS
(SAVANNAH, GA) Enjoy watching artists paint in the lovely Savannah Botanical Garden at the height of the rose blooming season as you enjoy live music, wine and hors d’oeuvres. The Third Annual Reed House fundraiser includes a Kentucky Derby Party with a live satellite feed, big screens and a Derby Hat Contest. A 50/50 Raffle and Silent Auction complete the fun. Saturday, May 6, 2016, 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Savannah Botanical Garden, 1388 Eisenhower Dr. Tickets $35 at the door or online at  www.Reed-House.org. Reed House provides rehabilitation services to help adults with serious mental illness return to the workplace and community.
YOUTUBE TV

(MASHABLE) The Best Way To Watch Live Streaming TV in 2017
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HOMELESSNESS IN YOUR COMMUNITY 
(PARK PLACE OUTREACH) Runaway and homeless youth are not limited to urban environments. There are runaway and homeless youth in every community: urban, suburban, and rural. For more information, visit http://parkplaceyes.org
PORT OF SAVANNAH SETS RECORD
(SAVANNAH BUSINESS JRL) For the month of March, The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) moved 311,770 twenty-foot equivalent units, an increase of 5.6 percent. For more information on GPA, visit

https://savannahbusinessjournal.com/news-categories/ports-transportation/6659-apr-12-georgia-ports-authority-experienced-strong-growth-in-march,-strongest-month-in-gpa

 
 
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/
LEARN HOW TO USE QUICKBOOKS ONLINE

(SAVANNAH, GA) The UGA Small Business Development Center in Savannah and the UGA SBDC at Georgia Southern will present a class on May 9 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Developed for beginners and prospective users, this course provides a hands-on approach to learning the features and functions available to QuickBooks online users. For more information, visit https://www.georgiasbdc.org/may-9th-quickbooks-online-savannah/.

MEET LAYLA
(SAVANNAH, GA) Layla is a chocolate lab/doberman mix who’s residing at Coastal Pet Rescue but needs a forever home. Layla is described as a “gentle soul” and is great with dogs and children. She is unique in that she is “tri-pawd”, but having only three legs does not slow her down and she is great on a leash. To view Layla and other pets available for adoption, visit:
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