(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, May 22, 2017

SAVANNAH COMMUNITY HEADLINES™
– The Local NewsWIRE –
Or visit our website at www.carriagetradepr.com

PLAY IT FORWARD TONIGHT
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Rotary Club of Savannah to Host eighth annual “Play It Forward” musical extravaganza fundraising event on Monday, May 22 to benefit Mayor Eddie DeLoach’s Savannah Summer 500 Youth Employment Program. The show will begin at 7:00 p.m. with the Savannah Theatre Troupe entertaining guests inside the Savannah Theatre, located at 222 Bull Street. Tickets are $30 at the door, contact RotariansPIF@gmail.com for more information.

THE SCIENCE BEHIND CAVITIES
(SAVANNAHNOW) “When you enjoy a sugary treat, there is a special kind of bacteria that responds: streptococcus mutans. This bacteria actively breaks down the sugar, converting it to acid. The acid, in turn, can eat away the enamel on teeth,” says Dr. Angela Canfieldhttp://savannahnow.com/accent/2017-05-15/deterring-tooth-decay-facts-behind-cavities-and-sugar

MELANOMA, TAKE A HIKE! 
(SAVANNAH, GA) In recognition of Melanoma Awareness Month, Dr. Corinne Howington of Low Country Dermatology lead a skin cancer awareness excursion – “Melanoma, Take a Hike!” – at Skidaway Island State Park over the weekend. For more information, visit http://lcderm.com/melanoma-take-hike/

LEAD THE WAY INITIATIVE 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Dr. Michael Hughes spoke at the annual scholarship gala about the future of Bethesda Academy. Founded in 1740, Bethesda Academy is the oldest child-care institution in the United States. Now it is a private boarding and day school for young men in grades six through twelve and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The 650-acre campus features a variety of athletic teams, a wildlife management and organic farming program and STEM curriculum. Through its “Lead The Way” initiative, students have access to exclusive integrated learning and leadership opportunities. For more information, visit www.bethesdaacademy.org or call 912.644.4376. View his speech at https://youtu.be/hRsGqnTLRO4?t=27s


TIPS TO PREVENT HACKERS

(SAVANNAH, GA) During the Chamber’s SMART Luncheon, Heather Radtke, VP of Speros, shared tips on preventing hackers. View the presentation at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xo4FD99S2Zc&feature=youtu.be

AUCTION ITEMS NEEDED FOR HUNTER AND FORT STEWART

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Marne Community & Spouses Club at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield, are seeking auction items for the ANNUAL 2017 BASKET AUCTION. Money raised will go toward scholarships to military families. Auction items needed before September 15, 2017. Last year, more than 60 baskets raised over $15,000.
To donate items or a basket contact Jenny Peterson at Jennym_petersen@yahoo.com.


EVACUATION ZONES UPDATED

(SAVANNAH, GA) CEMA announces new evacuation zones in advance of hurricane season: http://wsav.com/2017/05/16/cema-releases-new-evacuation-zones-ahead-of-2017-hurricane-season/

BOWEN LAW 
(THE BOWEN LAW GROUP) At The Bowen Law Group, they value transparency and make sure you are involved in all aspects of the litigation which is why they always draft and have you review the documents they create. For more information, visit www.thebowenlawgroup.com

ART SHOW SUPPORTS HOSPICE SAVANNAH
(SAVANNAH, GA) Local painters Fran Thomas and Donna Bouchillon are displaying their new work at the Hospice Savannah Art Gallery, 1352 Eisenhower Drive through the end of June. A portion of art sales goes to help provide the many extra services and programs offered by Hospice Savannah. For more information, visit https://www.hospicesavannah.org/artgallery

FIND YOUR WAY THROUGH ‘THE CLOUD’


CONE COLLECTION
(SAVANNAH, GA) Hundreds showed up to support Jim Cone’s art exhibit. Over 210 pieces of work on display. Fifty percent of the proceeds will go to the Anderson Cancer Institute. Artwork is available until June 25, 2017.  View the South Magazine photos here: https://southmagazine.smugmug.com/Events-2017/Jim-Cone-Reception/

SPOTTED AT THE CONE COLLECTION

(BUNNY WARE) Were you spotted at Jim Cone’s art exhibit? http://beta.spotted.savannahnow.com/mediadetail/29798974?channel=25919&gId=683544

PROHIBITION MUSEUM OPENS IN SAVANNAH
(SAVANNAH, GA) The American Prohibition Museum, the first and only museum in the United States dedicated to the history of Prohibition, will open its doors to the public on Monday, May 29 in City Market, Savannah, GA. Through immersive displays and state-of-the-art exhibits, guests will learn how Prohibition shaped thinking and culture for more than 200 years of American history. For more information, visit http://www.prweb.com/releases/american-prohibtion/museum-savannah/prweb14328681.htm

WRITING STUDIO OPENS
(SAVANNAH, GA) Amy Paige Condon announces The Refinery, a writing studio, is now open for business. She offers writing classes and is working to create a local community of writers. https://www.therefinerywritingstudio.com

JUST SAY NO TO ‘CAN’T’

(SAVANNAH, GA) Sometime you need a little encouragement. Savannah Yoga Center has it all. Come join them on the mat and say no to the word “can’t.” Classes daily: http://savannahyoga.com/class-schedule


SOCIAL MEDIA AND YOUR BUSINESS
(SCORE) A lecture on “Drive New Business with Social Media” will be presented by SCORE, Wednesday May 24, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Georgia Infirmary, 1900 Abercorn St., 2nd Floor Training Room. Free. RSVP: 912-652-4335. For more info: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07edzum30b1203cc1d&llr=anwty5eab&showPage=true


A CHILD’S LIFE IS AN INVESTMENT
(PARK PLACE OUTREACH) There is a positive return on investment (ROI) for those willing to invest in ending homelessness of kids’ and teens’. Helping a young person before they turn to a lifetime on the streets saves society money in social programs, medical expenses, law enforcement, and other costs. For more information, visit http://parkplaceyes.org

MEET GOOBER
(SAVANNAH, GA) Meet Goober, a beautiful grey, male, short-haired cat currently living at Coastal Pet Rescue. Goober is great with other cats and loves attention. He is in great health and ready to find a new home. To view Goober and other pets available for adoption, visit: http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2017-c-042-goober/

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s