(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, June 26, 2017

Savannah’s

COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES

The Local Newswire


CARS AND COFFEE

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Oglethorpe Driving Club will hold its monthly “Coffee and Cars” meeting on July 1 at Bethesda Academy, 9520 Ferguson Ave., Savannah, GA 31406, from 7 – 11 a.m. On display will be the finest examples of classic, vintage and exotic cars from Savannah and surrounding areas. Donations will be accepted, with all proceeds benefiting Bethesda Academy. For more information about the event, visit https://www.facebook.com/groups/186856591591/

CANFIELD MOUTHSHIELD PROGRAM
(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah dentist Angela Canfield, with Sandfly Family Dental, will donate custom-made mouth guards to the Bethesda Academy football team. Canfield will take impressions of the players’ teeth at Bethesda on July 27. In total, Canfield will donate $19,360 to the football players of Bethesda. The warranty also pays $1,093.75 per injured or replaced tooth and up to a maximum total liability of $35,000 per incident. For more information, call 912.826.4037 or visit http://www.premierdentaldesigns.com/ or http://www.sandflyfamilydental.com/

LOWCOUNTRY LADIES LUNCHEON 

(BLUFFTON, S.C.) The Ladies Lowcountry Luncheon – Summer Session will be held in Bluffton at the Hampton Lakes Lakehouse on July 28 by Aunt Laurie’s. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased online https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lowcountry-ladies-luncheon-summer-session-tickets-35372967498


LOCAL ARTIST IS ‘ON FIRE’

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.wtoc.com/clip/13436998/modern-trousseau

STRONG, LOCAL ECONOMY PROMOTED
(SAVANNAH, GA) The mission of the Economic Development Department is to facilitate economic development activities that foster a strong local economy, spur business and job growth and provide for a better quality of life in Savannah.

http://www.savannahga.gov/index.aspx?NID=483


WHOLE FOODS PURCHASED BY AMAZON


LDSS NIGHT WITH THE SAVANNAH BANANAS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Join Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society and The Savannah Bananas on Thursday, July 6, from 7 – 10 p.m. A portion of each ticket purchased on the Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS) website supports the organization. Wear mismatched socks to support LDSS. For more information, visit the Facebook event at

https://www.facebook.com/events/1073241619442923/

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Area Chamber Power Hour is Tuesday, July 11, in the Savannah Morning News Auditorium, 1375 Chatham Parkway. Networking begins at 11:30 a.m., lunch and program begin 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, contact Stephanie Painter at spainter@savannahchamber.com or visit http://www.savannahchambernews.com/events/small-business-council-smart-luncheon-july-11/

DEWITT-TILTON GROUP: ‘STAR TECHNIQUES’
(SAVANNAH, GA) Kim Thomas, Director of Operations for the Dewitt Tilton Group of Savannah, Georgia, received certification through the Star Building Systems’ Builder School held at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Oklahoma City this June. Star Building Systems offers sophisticated building techniques that guarantee fast construction of quality buildings that are built to last, while also being cost and energy efficient, as well as easy to maintain. The four days of instruction exposed participants to the latest and greatest Star techniques. For more information about the Dewitt Tilton Group, visit: http://www.dewitttiltongroup.com

ROTARY SPONSORS TRIP TO INDIA
(CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST GEORGIA) Rotary District 6920 of southeast Georgia is looking for young professionals to apply for a Group Study Exchange Team that will travel to and observe previous Rotarians’ work in India at the start of 2018. The trip is sponsored by Rotary. Applicants must be 25-40 years of age and live in District 6920. Rotarians and Non-Rotarians are welcome to apply. For more information, please visit https://www.rotary.org/

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/


IMPROVING SAVANNAH AREA BUSINESS

STOP APPS FROM TRACKING YOU

(MASHABLE) Put a Stop to Apps Tracking You When You’re Not Using Them

http://mashable.com/2017/06/07/ios11/?utm_cid=hp-h-1#eLtIErLXaSqI



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

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.

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

(SOLD OUT) HEART DOCTOR TO OFFER HEALTH TIPS


SAVANNAH PR FIRMS NAME UGA GRAD AS INTERN 


SOCIAL MEDIA: NOT CUTTING IT 


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/ 

KNOW WHY THEY’RE HAPPY


TURTLE HATCHING

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

JUNIOR NEEDS FOREVER HOME

(SAVANNAH, GA) Coastal Pet Rescue introduces Junior, a handsome lab/hound mix who is 1-2 years old and looking for a home.  Junior is good with dogs and kids and is quick to learn and protective of his people. To view Junior and other pets available for adoption, visit: http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2016-d-388-junior-2/

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