(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, June 19, 2017

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COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES

The Local Newswire


NEW ASSOCIATE JOINS LOCAL DENTAL PRACTICE 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Dr. Angela Canfield, of Sandfly Family Dental in Savannah and Premier Dental Designs in Rincon, is pleased to announce the arrival of Dr. Katelyn Sundin as a new associate in the practice. Sundin received her undergraduate degree in biology in 2013 and her doctorate of dental surgery in 2017, both from the University of West Virginia. She is licensed by the Georgia Board of Dentistry and the National Board of Dentistry. For more information, visit http://www.premierdentaldesigns.com/ or http://www.sandflyfamilydental.com/
Dr. Katelyn Sundin

Dr. Katelyn Sundin


FURNITURE EXCHANGE
(SAVANNAH, GA) Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Coastal Empire, Park Place Outreach and another local nonprofit made an arrangement that resulted in re-decorated living rooms for all three. Follow the link for more information on the trade. http://www.wtoc.com/story/35666502/good-news-furniture-for-ronald-mcdonald-house

PERFORMANCE INITIATIVES
(SAVANNAH, GA) Coach Kerri talks about Performance Initiatives programs/Coastal Empire Weightlifting Team. For more information:  www.PIFitness.org(912) 507-7106, https://youtu.be/hY1hc0wDVSg

WEDDING DRESS DESIGNER VISITS SAVANNAH

(SAVANNAH, GA) Callie Tein, co-owner of Modern Trousseau, visited Savannah in honor of the local wedding boutique’s one-year anniversary. Tein creates one-of-a-kind wedding gowns and mother-of-the-occasion dresses for 42 locations across 23 states and five countries. Savannah is one of only six flagship locations in the Modern Trousseau brand. For more information on Callie Tein’s couture designs, visit http://www.moderntrousseau.com/


SKYLAR LANIER RECEIVES SUMMER INTERNSHIP  

(SAVANNAH, GA) Carriage Trade Public Relations, Inc. and Cecilia Russo Marketing, LLC. have selected Skylar Lanier as one of three public relations interns for the summer of 2017. Lanier grew up in Savannah and will be entering her senior year at the University of Georgia this fall. Lanier will work closely with the Visibility Team to gain invaluable experience as a public relations practitioner. To learn more about our internships, visit https://carriagetradepr.com

Carriage Trade Public Relations and Cecilia Russo Marketing Award Skylar Lanier Summer Internship


HERE WHO’S HIRING FOR THE SUMMER

(TIME) Here are the top 10 industries hiring for summer: http://time.com/money/4811140/10-industries-hiring-summer/?xid=newsletter-brief


TURTLE HATCHING

(SAVANNAH, GA) A Beachside Turtle-Hatching Experience: Ossabaw Island Loggerhead Turtle Overnight Trip is August 4 – 6, 2017. www.ossabawisland.net .

CORPORATION VS. LLC

(SAVANNAH, GA) The CFO Council hosts legal expert Jeffery Williamson at the Wednesday, June 21 monthly meeting, 7 a.m., The Coastal Georgia Center. Presentation topic: Corporations Versus LLCs: Which Entity Is Best For Asset Protection? For more information or to RSVP, visit https://sites.google.com/site/savcfocouncil/

APPLY FOR LEADERSHIP SAVANNAH
(SAVANNAH, GA) Applications are now being accepted for Leadership Savannah 2017-18. To apply, visit  www.leadershipsavannah.org and click on the Apply button. Applications will be accepted through June 23.

LEARN HOW TO USE QUICKBOOKS ONLINE
(STATESBORO, GA) The UGA Small Business Development Center in Savannah and the UGA SBDC at Georgia Southern will present a class on July 25 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/july-25th-quickbooks-online-statesboro/

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 www.sizzler5k.org

INSTAGRAM AND FACE FILTERS


STEAM FEST 2017 COMING
(SAVANNAH, GA) STEAM Fest is set for Saturday, June 24 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Georgia Railroad Museum, 655 Louisville Road, Savannah. For details, visit

CAMP BUDDY EFFINGHAM 
(EFFINGHAM, CO.) The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS) will host their ninth annual Camp Buddy summer camp in Effingham County from Monday, June 26, through Friday, June 30. Camp Buddy runs from 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. for kids ages 3 – 7 and 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. for kids over the age of 7. For more information, visit http://www.ldssga.org/ Camp Buddy in Chatham Co. will begin in July.

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/

SMALL BUSINESS COUNCIL SMART LUNCHEON
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Small Business Council Smart Luncheon is Tuesday, July 11 in the Savannah Morning News Auditorium. Networking begins at 11:30 a.m., lunch and program begins at noon. Paula Kreissler, director of Healthy Savannah and Encourage Health, will present How to Maintain a Healthy Lifestyle While Working a 9-to-5-Job. $12 for Chamber members only. For details, visit http://www.savannahchambernews.com/events/small-business-council-smart-luncheon-july-11/

HOW TO IMPROVE CUSTOMER SERVICE


SPONSORS FOR ENMARKET BRIDGE RUN 
(SAVANNAH, GA) The 2017 Enmarket Bridge Run, scheduled for Dec. 2, is calling for sponsors. This annual race over Savannah’s Talmadge Bridge is known as “the South’s toughest bridge run.” Participants can look forward to medals for all races, a costume contest, live music, free beer and Brunswick stew as part of the Michelob Ultra Post-Race Party, presented by Host South. For more information about the event and corporate sponsorships, please contact Ben Wilder at BWilder@VisitSavannah.com or 912.644.6414

JOIN SPEED NETWORKING EVENT 

SAVING FOR RETIREMENT AT AGE 50
(TIME) If you haven’t started saving for retirement, there is still hope. Read the full article at

http://time.com/money/4798284/retirement-saving-401k/?xid=newsletter-brief


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


PET RESCUE INTRODUCES ‘RAINBOW’

(SAVANNAH, GA) Coastal Pet Rescue introduces Rainbow, a male shorthaired kitten who was rescued with his five siblings at 2 days old. Rainbow was born to mother, Sky, and is in need of a forever home. To view Rainbow or any other pets available for adoption, visit: http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2017-c-037-rainbow/


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