The Local Newswire
LOW COUNTRY DERMATOLOGY WALK FOR MELANOMA AWARENESS
(SAVANNAH, GA) In recognition of Melanoma Awareness Month, Dr. Corinne Howington and Elizabeth Brennan of Low Country Dermatology will lead a melanoma awareness walk on Saturday, May 19 at 3 p.m.
at Skidaway Island State Park. Howington and her staff will lead a three-mile hike along the park’s scenic trails, sharing facts and prevention techniques for melanoma and taking questions. Registration for the event is $35, which includes the parking fee for the park. Proceeds will benefit the Curtis & Elizabeth Anderson Cancer Institute in Savannah. For more information, visit https://cityspin.com/savannah/e/melanoma-awareness-walk/
(SAVANNAH, GA) Night of Champions honors Savannah area’s differently abled workforce:
Six champions and their employers were recognized at the ninth annual iteration of the event, held at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center. This year’s theme was “Legacy” to encourage the community to create a legacy of the inclusion of differently abled people. Night of Champions honors local businesses that hire and retain differently abled people, including those with Down syndrome, and the contributions made by these employees who are designated as champions.
HORIZONS GIVING DAY
(SAVANNAH, GA) Horizons Savannah is seeking the support of the Savannah community for Horizons Giving Day on Wednesday, May 16
. Horizons Savannah’s goal of $50,000 will help close the opportunity gap for low-income Kindergarten through 12th-grade students in Chatham County and the greater Savannah area. The Horizons Savannah program includes six weeks of academics, project-based learning and swimming lessons each summer through partnerships with independent schools, colleges, and universities. For more information or to donate, visit https://www.horizonsgivingday.org/p2p/34238/cecilia-russo-turner
BUY A BANANA, BE A BANANA
(SAVANNAH, GA) Win a chance to be an honorary Savannah Banana in Enmarket’s ‘Buy a Banana, Be a banana.’ One can be put into the drawing by purchasing bananas at select Enmarket locations. For more information, visit
CHARLES BOWEN AS EMCEE FOR FILM AND MEDIA FESTIVAL
(SAVANNAH, GA) Charles Bowen will emcee the first annual SCCPSS Student Film and Media Festival announced for May 16 at 6 pm
at the Yamacraw Center for Performing Arts. This festival will showcase student films from elementary, middle and high school students throughout SCCPSS who won at the state level for the Georgia Student Film and Media Festival. Charles is the founder of The Bowen Law Group, the Savannah Film Alliance, and Southern Gateway Production Services. For more information, contact Mary Ann Rogers Lamberth at firstname.lastname@example.org
and by phone at (912) 682-2651
(SAVANNAH, GA) A local construction company is looking to hire an administrative assistant as they continue to grow and expand in the Lowcountry. For more information or to apply, please call 912-777-3404.
BETHESDA ACADEMY SCHOLARSHIP GALA
(SAVANNAH, GA) Bethesda Academy will host its Fifth Annual Scholarship Gala on Friday, May 18 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Plantation Club at The Landings. The gala is open to the public, and tickets are $150.00. All proceeds from the gala provide assistance through scholarship funds for Bethesda students who would otherwise be unable to afford tuition. Bob Jepson Jr., chairman and chief executive officer of Jepson Associates Inc., will be the keynote speaker. To buy tickets, visit
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OUR NEED FOR FRIENDSHIP
FLOSSING SHOULD BE PART OF YOUR DAILY ROUTINE
(SAVANNAH, GA) Dr. Angela Canfield of Sandfly Family Dentistry offers this tip for practicing good dental health: Careful flossing should be a healthy habit to include in your daily routine. Floss between upper and lower teeth to remove plaque and any food particles that may have been missed by brushing. After flossing, be sure to rinse well with water. For more information on Sandfly Family Dentistry, visit https://www.sandflyfamilydental.com/
SCORE’S MAY BUSINESS LAUNCHPAD
(SAVANNAH,GA) SCORE announces its May edition of the popular Business Launchpad. It will be conducted on Saturday, 19 May
from 9 AM to 3:30PM
in the SCORE conference room, 111 E. Liberty St., Savannah
. All course materials and lunch will be included in the session fee. The course will be conducted by 5 SCORE mentors, and will cover the essential areas of starting a business, and for those already in business, how to keep it running smoothly and profitably. Call SCORE at (912)-652-4335 to register.