(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, January 22, 2018

HEARTS FOR HEALING GALA
(FAITH EQUESTRIAN THERAPEUTIC CENTER) Did you know… most children with disabilities have limited activities outside of the home.   Faith Equestrian fills a Gap in our community by giving this under served population of children a place to learn, grow and thrive in a safe, fun, environment. A place they can call their own. Please support this cause by attending the Gala on the second annual Hearts for Healing Gala on Friday, Feb. 9, at the Tybee Island Wedding Chapel. Please purchased tickets at http://www.faithetc.org/hearts-for-healing-gala/

2018 GenerationNEXT HONOREES ANNOUNCED

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Morning News and Business in Savannah for the eighth year in a row will recognize Savannah’s top up-and-coming business leaders during the annual GenerationNEXT Rising Stars of Business reception Thursday, January 25 at Cohen’s Retreat.
Meet the GenerationNEXT Rising Stars of Business class of 2018 at Cohen’s Retreat from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 25. Tickets and information can be found at cityspin.com/savannah/e/gen-next

MLB PLAYER PRESENTS AT BETHESDA ACADEMY
(SAVANNAH, GA) Major League Baseball’s Josh Reddick, Houston Astros’ Right-Fielder, will present “Pitching Success” to Bethesda Academy Students on Tuesday, Jan. 23. William Joshua Reddick was born in Savannah and attended South Effingham High School in Guyton. He previously played for the Boston Red Sox, Oakland Athletics and Los Angeles Dodgers. Reddick won a Gold Glove Award in 2012. He will speak to students during Bethesda’s Chapel time. For more information, visit www.bethesdaacademy.org or call 912.644.4376.

ENMARKET OPENS NEW LOCATION IN SWAINSBORO
(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah-based Enmarket Stations, Inc. is pleased to announce the opening of a new full-sized convenience store in Swainsboro, Ga. Located at 609 S. Main Street, the 4,300-square-foot market features a variety of healthy and flavorful food options and provides 20 fueling positions that offer gasoline, diesel, off-road diesel and ethanol-free fuel. For more information, visit www.enmarket.com.

18 DAYS OF THE NEW YOU SKINCARE GIVEAWAY

(SAVANNAH, GA) It’s a new year, and if one of your 2018 resolutions isn’t to take better care of your skin, then go ahead and add it to the list! Low Country Dermatology is going to help you start off the new year right with our “18 Days of the New You” Skincare Giveaway and offering tips for keeping your skin healthy all year long. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/LowCountryDermatology/

ONE MAN’S JUNK IS ANOTHER MAN’S TREASURE

(SAVANNAH, GA) Junkluggers of the Coastal Empire recently cleaned out enough “junk” from one office to donate to twelve local organizations. 100% of the items collected were donated to Susie King Taylor Community School , West Chatham Elementary School, Loop It UpSavannah, Film Biz Recycling, Greater Bluffton, Chamber of Commerce, The Mediation Center of the Coastal Empire, Urban Hope, Inc., Union Mission, Georgia Legal Services Program, Fatherless Daughters of America, Second Helpings (HHI), and Sisters Helping Sisters SocialOrg. for Women, Inc. “This is truly what we are about and the practical side of our daily operations. Misty and I are very excited about getting these items to these organizations. Of course, our customer benefits with the tax donation receipts which all organizations have pledged to the customer. I wish we could do this for every job, every day.” – Trevor S Hess, co-owner. To learn more visit https://www.junkluggers.com/georgia.

WOW BENEFITING PARK PLACE OUTREACH

(SAVANNAH, GA) WOW EVENT, Women Ordering Wine, Featuring Park Place Outreach will be on Thursday, January 25 from 6-9 pm. Cost is $35. https://www.parkplaceyes.org/

EMPOWERING TEACHERS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Dr. Kelley Waldron, Head of St. Andrew’s School, along with Teach the Future Fellowship are helping area teachers create positive change in their classrooms through an entrepreneurial approach. Read more at https://sais.site-ym.com/news/380763/Stephen-P.-Robinson-Collaboration-Grant-Report-St.-Andrews-School.htm

SAVANNAH FILM ALLIANCE MEETING
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Film Alliance will meet Thursday, February 15, 2018 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. in Room 7126 in the Academic Commons building (the main building) at Savannah Technical College. Parking is in the visitor parking next to the school entrance. All those with a stake in the entertainment industry are invited to attend to share their updates, discuss their goals, and brainstorm ways to improve the filmmaking experience in the Savannah area. For more information, contact Charles Bowen at cbowen@thebowenlawgroup.com or 912-544-2050.

GROW WITH PERISCOPE

(MASHABLE) 13 effective ways your startup can use Periscope to grow the business.

WOMEN’S DAY 2018
(SAVANNAH, GA) Irene Wood, LPC, the Director of Clinical Services at Coastal Harbor Health System, is the keynote speaker for the 4th annual Islands Women’s Day on Saturday, Feb. 3 at the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, 51 Wilmington Island Road. The event also includes break out sessions on financial wellness, mindful eating, healthy relationships, finding balance in your life and more. Individual tickets are $20 and include lunch. For more information, call 912.897.1133 or visit http://redeemersav.org/ministries/womens-day/

HOMETOWN HEROES

(SAVANNAH, GA) WTOC selected six Rotary leaders as this week’s Hometown Heroes. These individuals are on a month-long ‘friendship exchange’ in India. See the full story at

LOW COUNTRY DERMATOLOGY ANNOUNCES 
NEW YEARS GIVEAWAYS
(SAVANNAH, GA) It’s a new year, and if one of your 2018 resolutions isn’t to take better care of your skin, then go ahead and add it to the list! Low Country Dermatology is going to help you start off the new year right with the “18 Days of the New You” Contest by offering their tips for keeping your skin healthy all year long. They will also be giving away a little treat every day for their followers. They will be posting the prizes for the next 18 days, so stay tuned. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/LowCountryDermatology/

ANTIQUES & ARCHITECTURE WEEKEND
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Second Annual Savannah Antiques & Architecture Weekend will be held on March 2, 3, 2018. This antique appraisal fundraiser is surrounded by events with tours, speakers, presentations on antiques, architecture, and interior design. Meet celebrity TV stars and appraisers, and have your own treasures appraised. All events benefit the The Green-Meldrim House and Andrew Low House Museum. Details and tickets: www.SavAntiquesWeekend.com

2018 AUTISM CONFERENCE MARCH 2
(SAVANNAH, GA) Save The Date: The Matthew Reardon Center for Autism is hosting their third annual Autism Conference on March 2, 2018. There will be workshops and learning opportunities for parents, caregivers, educators and, of course, individuals with any level of autism. For more information, please visit http://www.2018autismconference.com/

PEACOCK MASERATI AND PEACOCK ALFA ROMEO
(JASPER COUNTY, SC) Peacock Automotive announces the addition of a new Maserati and an Alfa Romeo dealership at the Peacock Auto Mall in the Savannah-Hilton Head area.  Peacock Maserati has opened as the first and only dealership in the Savannah, Ga., and Hilton Head, S.C., area to offer the luxurious car-buying experience of the signature Maserati brand. The new 18,000 square foot dealership will offer a large selection of new and pre-owned Maserati luxury vehicles, including parts and service. Peacock Automotive is also pleased to announce that Peacock Alfa Romeo has opened at the Peacock Auto Mall, joining Alfa Romeo of Savannah, located at 10 Eisenhower Drive in Savannah, in offering premiere sales and service of the signature luxury vehicles. For more information visit http://www.peacockmaseratihiltonhead.com or http://www.peacockalfaromeohiltonhead.com,  or call 843-208-1500.

DRIVE SALES WITH CONTENT MARKETING

(INC.) How 10 Small Businesses Used Content Marketing to Drive Sales.http://www.inc.com/sujan-patel/how-10-small-businesses-used-content-marketing-to-drive-sales.html


FELDER & ASSOCIATES CHOSEN AS ARCHITECT FOR POOLER CATHOLIC CHURCH

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Pooler Catholic Community announces that Felder & Associates has been chosen as the lead architect for the Corpus Christi Catholic Church project and that they have now broken ground to begin construction. The $4.2 million project is expected to be complete by the fall of 2018. The new 17,000-square-foot pastoral multipurpose building will be used for worship, pastoral offices and religious education until a sanctuary is built at an unspecified time in the future. For more information visit http://www.poolercatholiccommunity.org/home.htmlor www.felderassociates.net

FAITH EQUESTRIAN THERAPEUTIC CENTER RECEIVES DONATION

(EFFINGHAM) COGENTRIX/Effingham Power donates $7,000 to Faith Equestrian Therapeutic Center:  http://savannahnow.com/effingham-now/2018-01-05/cogentrixeffingham-power-donates-7000-faith-equestrian-therapeutic-center

SPEROS ENCOURAGES SENATE TO FOCUS ON SAVANNAH AS TECH CORRIDOR

(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah and Augusta have been named by a Georgia Senate committee as areas to establish information technology corridors. Keith Fletcher, the COO of local business technology firm Speros, has been a vocal advocate for Savannah as the ideal location for a corridor and the many benefits it would bring. Industries that could benefit from – and contribute to – a tech corridor’s success included logistics, maritime, hospitality and gaming. For more information, visit http://savannahnow.com/news/2018-01-02/savannah-named-focus-area-tech-corridor

JEFF’S BEVERAGE IN RICHMOND HILL 

(RICHMOND HILL, GA) Jeff’s Beverage broke ground on the new 12,304-square-foot store for the Richmond Hill area. Jeff’s Beverage will have an open floor plan with a humidor, custom coolers and storage along with office space, restrooms and a private second story conference room. The Dewitt Tilton Group of Savannah will begin construction immediately, and the project is scheduled to be completed in July 2018. For more information, please visit https://ceciliarussomarketing.wordpress.com/2017/12/21/jeffs-beverage-hired-the-dewitt-tilton-group-to-build-new-12304-square-foot-facility/?

LEADERSHIP SOUTHEAST ANNOUNCE 2018 CLASS
(SOUTHEAST GA) Leadership Southeast Georgia is pleased to announce 30 program participants from across the region have been selected for its class of 2018. The five-month program is designed to equip and empower community leaders to work to promote positive growth while improving the quality of life in the Southeast Georgia Coastal Region. For more information, visit https://carriagetradepr.com/lsega-announces-2018-class/
For more information on the LSEGA program, visit http://www.lsega.com/

THERE’S AN APP FOR PRODUCTIVITY
(BUSINESS INSIDER) 10 apps you should use every day to be more productive. http://www.businessinsider.com/10-productivity-apps-to-use-daily-2015-12/

EFFINGHAM CHAMBER EVENT: JAN 25
PREMIER DENTAL DESIGNS
(RINCON, GA) The Effingham Chamber of Commerce has announced the first 2018 Afterhours will be held on Thursday, January 25 at 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Premier Dental Designs, located at 5871 GA Highway 21 S, Rincon, Georgia 31326. Enjoy an evening of refreshments, door prizes and networking with other Chamber members. Guests will also have an opportunity to meet Premier Dental Designs’ newest team member, Dr. Kate Sundin. Dr. Sundin received her doctorate of dental surgery
from the University of West Virginia. There is no cost to attend the event. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/760556457475336/

BUILDING LOCAL “BUZZ” FOR YOUR BUSINESS,  

JAN 30, 2018 CLASS
(SAVANNAH, GA)  Did you know that 74% of consumers cite “word-of-mouth” as a key influence in their decision making? However, most businesses leave so much good news on the table. Learn how to build a positive reputation simply by leveraging the great content that already exists in your business and in your marketing. Marjorie Young – a veteran public relations consultant – shares  five secrets for creating positive word-of-mouth for your business, so that you will thrive and grow

GROW YOUR BUSINESS WORKSHOP SERIES

(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah SCORE announces plans for a series of 6 workshops designed for existing and new business owners, which kicks-off on Wednesday, Jan. 31 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. in the SCORE Conference Room, 111 E. Liberty Street. This first session focuses on tips for effectively managing cash flow. For Savannah Chamber members, cost is $10 per session or $45 for all 6 sessions. Call Savannah SCORE at 912.652.4335 to reserve a seat. For more information on SCORE, visit https://savannah.score.org/about-us-24

CELEBRATION OF LOVE GALA FEBRUARY 2ND

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Park Place Outreach Youth Emergency Shelter will hold its 2018 Celebration of Love Gala to commemorate its 33rd anniversary on Friday, Feb. 2, at the Landings Plantation Club on Skidaway Island. Park Place Outreach, at 514 E. Henry St., provides temporary shelter support for troubled children and teens in Savannah and the surrounding area. This annual gala is one of their biggest fundraisers throughout the year. For more information visit https://one.bidpal.net/celebrationoflove/welcome.

ECONOMIC OUTLOOK LUNCHEON

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce announces plans for the 2018 Economic Outlook Luncheon on Wednesday, Feb. 7 at the Westin Harbor from noon – 1:30 p.m. Attendees will be given the 2018 Economic Trends booklet, compiled by research from Georgia Southern University. Register by Feb. 2 at http://savannah.simpleviewcrm.com/webapi/rsvp/v2/?action=details&noredirect=1&eventId=74 or call Margaret Mary Russell at 912.644.6432 for more information.

SCORE MENTORS TO BE PRESENTED AWARDS
(SAVANNAH, GA) Faith Equestrian will be recognizing Denis Healy and Michael Siegal at the Hearts for Healing Gala on February 9th.  Don’t miss out.  Tickets available at Hearts For Healing Gala – Faith Equestrian Therapeutic Center: 

https://www.faithetc.org/hearts-for-healing-gala/?utm_source=January+8%2C+2018&utm_campaign=JAN+8+2018&utm_medium=email


POWERFUL VS. PITIFUL
(ENTREPRENEUR) 5 Tips for a Winning Presentation. https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/271780


SAVANNAH-CHATHAM DAY 2018

(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah-Chatham Day is set for Thursday, February 15 in Atlanta. The cost to attend the Savannah Chamber-member only event is $125. Reserve your spot at http://savannah.simpleviewcrm.com/webapi/rsvp/v2/?action=details&eventid=72 or contact Jared Downs at 912.644.6406 for more information.

4th ANNUAL HOOPS FOR HORIZONS – MARCH 3rd
(SAVANNAH, GA)  The fourth annual Louise Lauretti Hoops for Horizons “three vs three” charity basketball tournament will be held on Saturday, March 3 at Savannah Country Day School. Honorary tournament chair and basketball celebrity Larry “Gator” Rivers, former Harlem Globetrotter, will be on hand sharing coaching tips and motivation for all players.  Named for beloved Horizons teacher Louise Lauretti, who lost her battle with melanoma in 2014, this tournament is an opportunity to bring together players of all ages and abilities, local Savannah Basketball Legends and Horizons supporters to celebrate Louise’s lifelong love of learning and her legacy at Horizons.  The event begins at 9 a.m. and is open to teams of boys and girls grades fifth through adults.  For registration, a youth team, which includes 5th through 12th graders, are $50; teams with 18 year-olds to 30-year-olds are $75, and if the team is over 30 years old, the registration is $100.  For more information, to register a team, sponsor a youth team or sponsor the event visit www.horizonssavannah.org

or call 912-961-8854.

CECILIA RUSSO TURNER TO BE HONORED APRIL 20, SAVE THE DATE
(SAVANNAH, GA) Save the Date for American Red Cross Youth Hero Volunteer Awards Breakfast honoring Youth Heroes for their volunteer work on Friday, April 20, 2018.  The event will also honor Cecilia Russo Turner, youth mentor, community advocate and Youth Hero event originator.  For more information or to sponsor a table contact  esther.sheppard@redcross.org or 912-651-5349.

INTRODUCING KALEB

(SAVANNAH, GA) Coastal Pet Rescue introduces Kaleb, a male American Staffordshire Terrier. He is about one year old and good with other dogs. To view Kaleb, visit: http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2017-d-479-kaleb/


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