(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, June 5, 2017

Savannah’s COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES

The Local Newswire


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

HEART DOCTOR TO OFFER HEALTH TIPS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Dr. Robert Rollings will present “Seven Ways Your Heart Health is Linked to a Healthy Lifestyle” on June 27 at the second lecture of the 2017 Encourage Health Education Series. The lunchtime event will be hosted in the auditorium of the Savannah Morning News. Rollings is a cardiologist certified in echocardiography and nuclear cardiology who practices at Memorial Savannah Cardiology. During this event a $1,000 Encourage Health grant will be presented to the Savannah Striders for promoting an active lifestyle. To RSVP for this free event: http://healthysavannah.org/events/7-ways-your-heart-health-is-linked-to-a-healthy-lifestyle/

HEALTHY SAVANNAH NEW PRESIDENT
(SAVANNAH, GA) Healthy Savannah announces Tamala R. Fulton as board
president. Fulton is currently the Employee Wellness Coordinator with Chatham County Government where she is a strong advocate for programs that encourage preventive care and healthy living. For more information, visit http://healthysavannah.org/

 DEWITT TILTON GROUP EXPLAINS NEW BUILDING

(SAVANNAH, GA) Have you driven past the huge building off Highway 80 in Westside Business Park in Pooler and wondered what in the world it could be? Chris Tilton, with Dewitt Tilton Group, tells all on Cumulus Radio. The Dewitt Tilton Group constructed the building for Preciball USA in Pooler, Ga. Listen to the interview:

$15K DONATED TO LSEGA

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Sack Company (SACK) and Evans General Contractors presented $15,000 to the Leadership Southeast Georgia (LSEGA) 2017 class of regional leaders. The annual five-month leadership program is designed to equip and empower community leaders to work effectively to promote positive growth while improving the quality of life in the Southeast Georgia Coastal Region. For more information, visit http://www.lsega.com/

GRAND OPENING
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Cinnamon Bear Stores, a family-owned group of high-end gift markets serving the Southeast for more than 20 years, will open its fifth location on Tuesday, June 13, at Twelve Oaks Shopping Center, 5500 Abercorn St. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held at 11:30 a.m.; food and refreshments will be available for guests. To celebrate the grand opening, Cinnamon Bear’s owners will donate a percentage of total sales for the entire month of June to the Marne Community and Spouses’ Club of Fort Stewart/Hunter Army Airfield, as well as, a 15 percent discount during the grand opening day to those with a valid military ID. For more information, visit https://cinnamonbearstores.com

MILLENNIAL: LOOKING FOR JOB?

(TIME) WayUp Is A Booming Job Hunting Site

CARRIAGE TRADE CEO HAS ROLE IN ROTARY INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE  
(ATLANTA) Marjorie Young was selected to be one of the roundtable facilitators on Public Image at the Rotary International conference in June. Over 40,000 members from around the world are expected to attend this conference. Bill Gates will be the keynote speaker

THRIFT SHOPPE 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The community is invited to the ribbon cutting of Hospice Savannah’s Thrift Shoppe at 331 US Highway 80 East in Pooler’s Fortune Plaza at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 6. Proceeds from the Shoppe provide a self-sustaining revenue stream to fund the many extra services and programs offered to both community members and hospice patients and their families by not-for-profit Hospice Savannah, Inc. More information can be found at www.HospiceSavannah.org/Thrift or by calling the Hospice Savannah Foundation at 912.629.1055


REIMBURSEMENT FOR YOGA CERTIFICATION 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah Yoga Center will hold an intensive 200 hr. 24-day yoga teacher training beginning in July, and military personnel may qualify for educational benefits of up to $4,000 with MyCAA. This training will inspire potential yogis to increase their own practice while learning the tools to share the gift of yoga to others. More information can be found here: http://savannahyoga.com/yoga-teacher-training


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/

FELDER RECEIVES 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

AVOID THESE WRITING MISTAKES 

(INC) Common Writing Mistakes
JOB OPPORTUNITY: ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Area Film Office is seeking an administrative assistant. The position will start in July. Please send resumes to nparenti@filmsavannah.org. Job submissions will close on June 16. For details about the job, https://www.savannahfilm.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Film-Admin-Asst-Job_Revised_May2017.pdf

TALENT SEARCH COMES TO SAVANNAH

(SAVANNAH, GA) “America’s Got Talent” is holding open call auditions on Nov. 19 at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center. For more information, visit http://www.americasgottalentauditions.com/


CREATE A STRESS-FREE WORK ENVIRONMENT
(THE BOWEN LAW GROUP) Within the realm of employment litigation, The Bowen Law Group can help resolve your issues and create a stress-free work environment by diminishing defamation and negligent hiring and retention. For more information, visit www.thebowenlawgroup.com

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/

TELEVISION SERIES FILMING IN SAVANNAH

(SAVANNAH, GA) Living the Dream, a new comedy drama series, is filming in and around Savannah, with assistance from the Savannah Area Film Office, the Georgia Film, Music & Digital Entertainment Office, and the Savannah Economic Development Authority. For more information, visit https://www.savannahfilm.org/

 AMAZON OFFERS REFUNDS
(MASHABLE) Amazon Will Refund Your Kids Unauthorized In-app Purchases
http://mashable.com/2017/05/30/amazon-in-app-refunds/?utm_cid=hp-r-3#Vmcn0CmYX5qt


ART SHOW SUPPORTS HOSPICE SAVANNAH


NETWORKING AT BILLY’S PLACE
(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah’s Best Connections networking event will be held Wednesday, June 7 at Billy’s Place (21 E Perry Street, Savannah GA 31401) from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.The cost to attend is $5 and proceeds benefit Horsin’ Around, a nonprofit therapeutic riding program. Horsin’ Around relies entirely on the generosity of friends, family and members of our community to keep them “in the saddle.” For more information, www.facebook.com/savannahsbestconnections

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/ 

TWITTER’S ‘SELFIE DECK’

(MASHABLE) The Hot New Trend

http://mashable.com/2017/05/09/selfie-decks-twitter-groups/?utm_cid=mash-prod-nav-sub-st#Wkzo7fkjQ5q7


SLAM POETRY AND WEIGHTLIFTING

(SAVANNAH, GA) Performance Initiative’s member, Nia Walker, shares her slam poetry in a story of her experiences in developing successful life skills. For more information, visit www.PIFitness.org


SUMMER SIZZLER 5K

(SAVANNAH, GA) Horizons Savannah’s Summer Sizzler 5K will be held Saturday, June 24 at JC Cannon Fields on Wilmington Island. The 2017 Summer Sizzler is the only professionally timed 5K race in the Savannah area in the month of June. The finish line party is a family friendly event that includes cool summer treats and a special awards presentation to age group winners. In place of traditional medals, winners are given summer themed ceramic medals hand painted by Horizons students. For more information, call 961-8854 or visit sizzler5k.org


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.

CATSINO ROYALE TO BENEFIT ANIMALS

(SAVANNAH,GA) Friends of Animals of the Coastal Empire is hosting their annual auction on Saturday, Aug. 26 at Savannah Station (601 Cohen Street) from 7 – 11 p.m. To purchase $45 tickets or for more information, visit http://www.friendsofanimalscoastalga.org/ 


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