(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, May 29, 2017

SAVANNAH COMMUNITY HEADLINES™
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WANNACRY
(SAVANNAH, GA) Jason Ryals, CTO of Speros, discusses Ransomware attacks like WannaCry and how to protect yourself and your data from these malicious viruses. For more information, visit https://carriagetradepr.com/malware-protection-jason-ryals-speros/

BETHESDA ACADEMY GALA
(SAVANNAH, GA) The fourth annual Scholarship Gala for Bethesda Academy recently took place at The Plantation Club at The Landings. This event supported the Gateway Scholarship Fund and celebrated Bethesda Academy’s 22 seniors in the Class of 2017 the evening before they graduated. http://savannahnow.com/news/2017-05-23/bethesda-academy-celebrates-graduates-annual-scholarship-gala
Gala Photos, by Bunny Ware

FELDER & ASSC. RECEIVE HSF AWARDS
(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah architecture firm Felder &Associates recently received two Historic Savannah Foundation 2017 Preservation Awards for its rehabilitation work for two restaurants, the Atlantic and Vic’s on the River. http://businessinsavannah.com/bis/2017-05-27/historic-savannah-honors-work-vic-s-atlantic . For more information, visit www.felderassociates.net

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/


THREE MAJOR SMALL BUSINESS TIME WASTERS
(OPEN FOR BUSINESS®) Dr. Melissa Gratias, productivity psychologist talking about the three most unproductive behaviors of small business owners. Interview is 30 minutes.

BEFORE YOU DIVORCE
(BUSINESS IN SAVANNAH) Avoid Common Mistakes Before Divorce, By Sam Hubbard. This article addresses frequent financial mistakes made before a divorce and how to avoid them. http://businessinsavannah.com/bis/2017-05-19/hubbard-avoid-common-mistakes-divorce



NOMINATE FOR CHARITY DATE NIGHT AUCTION
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Jaycees are now accepting nominations for Savannah area singles to be featured in the 2017 Charity Date Night Auction. The fourth annual Charity Date Night Auction will be held on Thursday, July 20 at 7 p.m. at Savannah Smiles Dueling Pianos,” located at 314 Williamson St, Savannah, GA 31401. To be considered, email nominations to the Savannah Jaycees at savannahjaycees@gmail.com. Nominations should include name, age, contact information, ideal date and an attached headshot.

KEY STUFF ABOUT NEW GOOGLE ASSISTANT
(FORBES) Everything You Need To Know About Google’s Latest Tech

NEW LEADERSHIP 
(SAVANNAH, GA) Park Place Outreach Youth Emergency Shelter announces its 2017 leadership team for the non-profit organization: Todd Cellini as the President, Jack Levine as Immediate Past President, Elizabeth Bratz as Vice President, Joyce M Roché as Secretary, and Jennifer Widincamp as Treasurer. Other board members include: Susan Speros, Jennifer Barrett, Marolyn Overton, Salita Hill, Alfred McGuire, Chris Nowicki, and Chris P. Sotus. For more information, visit https://www.parkplaceyes.org/

OPEN-SIT MEDITATION EVERY SUNDAY AT SYC
(SAVANNAH, GA) Meditation clears out the clutter in your mind. Join SYC every Sunday, 7:30 p.m. for sitting meditation along with a brief reading and discussion. This is a simple and pleasurable opportunity to deepen your meditation practice quietly and peacefully. If you are new to meditation practice then bare in mind that there will be little instruction given. This Open Sit format allows for practitioners of all types of sitting meditation to share a practice space. For more information, visit http://savannahyoga.com/

SHOULD EXECUTIVES SHARE POLITICAL VIEWS?

(BRAUDCAST) Crisis Communications expert Gerard Braud shares PR tips at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oEA4_r-sS6s&feature=em-subs_digest

PARTICIPATE IN PARKINSON’S CLINICAL TRIALS
(SAVANNAH, GA) Fox Trial Finder seeks to enroll diverse participants for a variety of Parkinson’s research studies. Fox Trial Finder was created by the Michael J. Fox Foundation to help increase the flow of willing participants – both people with Parkinson’s and control participants who do not have Parkinson’s – into the clinical trials that need them, accelerating the Parkinson’s drug development process. For more information, visit


MORE THAN JUST YOUR COMPANY
(THE DEWITT TILTON GROUP) Community impact. Be sure to do your research on how your commercial construction project will affect the local community, economy, and other businesses nearby. For more information, visit http://www.dewitttiltongroup.com/


RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT 
(INC) Managing connections is now an important life skill. Step it up with these tips:

NEW REGULATIONS
(SAVANNAH, GA) The City of Savannah is developing new regulations for short term vacation rentals:  http://wsav.com/2017/05/22/new-regulations-and-rules-on-the-way-for-savannah-short-term-vacation-rentals/


JAZZ IN THE GARDEN

STARTING A BUSINESS?

(STATESBORO, GA)  The UGA Small Business Development Center in Savannah and the UGA SBDC at Georgia Southern present a class on June 15 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.  This workshop covers important tools and resources a business owner needs to establish a solid foundation during its early formative years.  For more information, visit http://www.georgiasbdc.org/starting-a-business-course/


SUSTAINABLE COAST CONFERENCE
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Center for a Sustainable Coast is hosting a celebration and conference on Saturday, June 17, to acknowledge 20 years of protecting Georgia’s coast. The program will discuss a retrospective of Georgia’s coastal issues and the profound challenges that lie ahead. This year’s keynote speaker will be Professor Geoffrey Heal discussing “How Neglecting Nature Threatens Our Prosperity.” The event is open to the public. Fee is $20 and includes buffet. RSVP here: 912-506-5088,  https://www.facebook.com/Center-for-a-Sustainable-Coast-141003446180/timeline/ and www.sustainablecoast.org.

STARTUP CHALLENGES AMAZON
(INC) Meet the Startup Challenging Amazon in Shipping Wars

AUCTION ITEMS NEEDED 

MEET ‘SMALLS’ 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Coastal Pet Rescue introduces Smalls, a male chihuahua/Jack Russel terrier mix with a big heart. Smalls, along with siblings Ralphie and Bruiser, are 10 weeks old with sweet personalities and will be great family dogs. To view Smalls, his siblings, or any other animal available for adoption, visit: http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2017-d-173-smalls/

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