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(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, February 17, 2020

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LSEGA 2020 PROGRAM HOLDS FIRST SESSION IN GLYNN COUNTY

(GLYNN CO, GA) The Leadership Southeast Georgia (LSEGA) class of 2020 launched its first session with a close look at the coastal region’s natural resources in Brunswick, Ga. and on Little St. Simons Island. The class learned about the many ways our Georgia coastline is unique from the nationally recognized conservation efforts to the biology itself. Heard Galis, LSEGA graduate and one of two principals at Galis/Stewart Insurance in Brunswick’s Historic District, was the session coordinator for the first of the five weekends. To learn more visit http://savannahceo.com/features/2020/02/leadership-southeast-georgia-launches-2020-program-glynn-county-study-natural-resources/.

PLASTICS MAKES PERFECT PODCAST COVERS ALL THINGS MOMMY MAKEOVERS

(BLUFFTON, SC) Mommy Makeovers offer a variety of options to help people get back to feeling like they did before pregnancy or weight gain. Dr. Klenke of the Pinnacle Medical Group explores these options and questions people frequently have before making an appointment in this video podcast episode of Plastics Makes Perfect. Listen anywhere you stream podcasts or watch here to learn more.

THE SECOND ANNUAL ROYAL FLUSH CASINO NIGHT THURSDAY, FEB 27

(SAVANNAH, GA) Roto-Rooter Plumbers of Savannah will present its Second Annual Royal Flush Casino Night on Thursday, Feb. 27, to benefit the Coastal Empire Habitat for Humanity. The casino-themed party will take place at the Savannah Station, 601 Cohen St., featuring heavy hors-d’oeuvres, an open bar, live music by the Mainstreet Dance Band and complimentary casino games including Blackjack, Roulette, Craps, Texas Hold’em and Wheel of Fortune. Individual tickets for the event are $60; tickets for couples are $90. The tables will open promptly at 7 p.m. For tickets and more information, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-second-annual-roto-rooter-plumbers-of-savannah-royal-flush-casino-night-tickets-89887964321 or https://www.facebook.com/events/2753968404697426/.

PINNACLE MEDICAL GROUP HOSTS BEAUTY, BUBBLES AND BITES

(BLUFFTON/BEAUFORT, S.C.) Pinnacle Plastic Surgery teamed up with Veranda Beach Salon to host a fun-filled and informational happy hour. Guests were able to meet Dr. Sarah Cazorla, a plastic and reconstructive surgeon and the newest addition to the Pinnacle Medical Group team, and enjoy bubbly, hors d’oeuvres, fabulous door prizes and event-only specials. For more information about this and upcoming events, visit https://www.facebook.com/pinnacleplasticsurgery/.

LEADERSHIP SOUTHEAST GEORGIA CLASS OF 2020 ANNOUNCED

(SOUTHEAST GA) Leadership Southeast Georgia (LSEGA) is pleased to recognize the 28 individuals who have been selected to join its 2020 class. The new class members live and work within Bryan, Bulloch, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long, McIntosh and Screven counties, which together are known as Georgia’s coastal region. To learn more about these individuals and the LSEGA program, visit http://savannahceo.com/features/2020/02/regional-leaders-2020-class-leadership-southeast-georgia-announced/.

ENMARKET HIRES DIRECTOR OF FOOD SERVICE

(SAVANNAH, GA) Enmarket, Savannah’s largest convenience store chain, has reinforced its commitment to bringing healthy eating to the world of convenience with the recent hire of Ryan Krebs as director of food service. Krebs is a classically trained chef with a culinary degree, and he joins Enmarket after a substantial career that has included restaurants, fine dining hotels, nonprofits, health care and the convenience store industry. For more information, visit https://www.cspdailynews.com/foodservice/enmarket-names-ryan-krebs-director-food-beverage.

PEACOCK FORD OPENS RENOVATED SPACES IN ORLANDO DEALERSHIP

(ORLANDO, FL) Peacock Automotive is pleased to announce the completion of Phase One renovations on Peacock Ford, and has now reopened its showroom, service and parts departments, sales and support offices and customer lounge. Peacock Automotive acquired the Ford dealership in 2017, expanding its established markets in Georgia and South Carolina to Florida. Peacock Ford is located at 1875 S. Orlando Avenue in Maitland and sits on a 10-acre lot that displays nearly 350 vehicles. For more information, visit http://www.peacockford.com/.

ZUNZIFEST BENEFITS PARK PLACE OUTREACH ON FEB 26

(SAVANNAH, GA) Zunzi’s will host Zunzifest on Wednesday, Feb. 26, to benefit Park Place Outreach. Customers can enjoy a free Conquistador or Rising Sun (vegan option) and a chance to learn more about Park Place Outreach’s emergency youth programs. A portion of the proceeds from everything else purchased during the event will be donated to Park Place Outreach. For more information, visit  https://www.facebook.com/events/497166451204692/.

UNION MISSION ANNOUNCES KEYNOTE SPEAKER

(SAVANNAH, GA) Join Union Mission for an uplifting and enlightening evening at the 5th Annual Raising Hope event on Thursday, April 23, at 6 p.m. at the DeSoto Savannah Hotel. The featured keynote speaker will be affordable housing expert Michelle Norris, who is the Executive Vice President of External Affairs and Growth Strategies for National Church Residences of Columbus, Ohio. To learn more visit http://savannahceo.com/news/2020/02/union-mission-announces-keynote-speaker-5th-annual-raising-hope/.

BETHESDA ACADEMY SENIOR RECEIVES SCHOLARSHIP FROM SAVANNAH STATE UNIVERSITY

(SAVANNAH, GA) Bethesda Academy hosted a Signing Day ceremony for senior Nishan Roberson in honor of his full-ride football scholarship with Savannah State University. Roberson has played on the Bethesda Academy football team for three of his four years in high school, having missed his junior year due to a preseason knee injury. Highlights from his senior year include 64 tackles on defense and offensive blocks that accounted for 3,002 rushing yards and 2,017 passing yards. To learn more about Nishan, visit https://www.savannahnow.com/sports/20200206/bethesda-academys-roberson-signs-with-savannah-state.

LOWCOUNTRY DOWN SYNDROME SOCIETY CALLS FOR NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS NOMINATIONS 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS) is seeking nominations and sponsors in preparation for its 11th Annual Night of Champions, a celebration of inclusion successes in the workplace, which will be hosted on Thursday, April 2. To nominate an employee with an inspiring story, to sponsor Night of Champions or to donate a silent auction item, visit https://nightofchampions.org. Nominations will remain open until Friday, March 6.

LARGE SCALE EVACUATION PLANNING

(SAVANNAH, GA) On Wednesday, Feb. 19, a Georgia Tech professor and researcher will discuss the best way to execute evacuations at Georgia Tech-Savannah. To hear more about a topic that impacts all of us along the coast, register today at pe.gatech.edu/savannah/leadership-training.

OPEN FOR BUSINESS®: PREDICTIONS AND TRENDS FOR 2020

(SAVANNAH, GA) In the first Open for Business® episode of the new year, our very own Marjorie Young shared her thoughts on six public relations predictions and trends for 2020: increased voice searches; more entertainment such as podcasts and video news releases featured in the news; a greater variety of ways to measure success; more CEOs stepping into the position of subject matter expert; a demand for more earned, third-party media; and an increase in Corporate Social Responsibility. Watch the video here.

BOYS & GIRLS CLUB TO HOST ANNUAL SPRING GALA

(BLUFFTON, SC) The Boys & Girls Club of Bluffton will host its annual spring gala on Saturday, Mar. 14, at the Montage Palmetto Bluff. This year’s theme is “Bluffton Built,” a celebration of the community coming together to shape the lives of local children and teens. All funds raised will support the Boys & Girls Club of Bluffton’s programs. This black tie-optional affair opens at 6 p.m. with a cocktail party and silent auction, followed by a plated dinner, special performances by members of the Boys & Girls Club of Bluffton and a live auction. Guests will be entertained throughout the evening with live music by the Whitley Deputy Band. For sponsorship and ticket information please visit bgcbluffton.org/gala.

“JEWELS AND JEANS” EVENT

(HILTON HEAD, SC) The Beaufort County Foundation for Educational Excellence will host its annual “Jewels & Jeans” event on Saturday, March 2, from 6 to 9:30 p.m. at the Country Club of Hilton Head, 70 Skull Creek Drive. This year’s event will honor Dr. Jane Upshaw for her many decades of dedication to education in the Lowcountry. Proceeds from the event will fund innovative teaching grants in Beaufort County’s public schools, and the grant recipients will be at the event to share their stories. The evening also features a live and silent auction, great food and entertainment by Deaz Guys. Tickets for the event are available and usually sell out quickly. Tickets are $65 per person. For more information or tickets, visit www.FoundationEdExcellence.com or call 843-301-7150.

SNEAK PEAK: EQUIPMENTSHARE SAVANNAH NEW LOCATION

(SAVANNAH, GA) EquipmentShare Savannah has a new location in Richmond Hill, and local commercial construction firm the Dewitt Tilton Group has nearly completed the space. To see a preview of the new building, visit https://www.facebook.com/DewittTiltonGroup/videos/866301540481797/.

AMERICAN TRADITIONS VOCAL COMPETITION RETURNS

(SAVANNAH, GA) The American Traditions Vocal Competition is returning to Savannah for its 27th Anniversary season. To learn more, visit https://www.wsav.com/community/community-corner-american-traditions-vocal-competition-returns-to-savannah-next-week-for-27th-anniversary-season/.

PARK PLACE OUTREACH HOSTED 36TH ANNUAL GALA

(SAVANNAH, GA) Park Place Outreach hosted its 36th Annual Gala in support of its programs dedicated to fighting youth homelessness in Savannah. Jay Bailey, youth advocate and president and CEO of the Russell Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Atlanta, was this year’s keynote speaker. To learn more about the Park Place Outreach Annual Gala and the ways it serves local runaway and homeless youth, visit https://www.wsav.com/community/park-place-outreach-hosts-36th-annual-gala-to-end-youth-homelessness-in-savannah/.

UNION MISSION ANNOUNCES 2020 EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE AND BOARD MEMBERS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Union Mission has selected its 2020 Executive Committee. Hancock Askew & Co. LLP Managing Partner Michael McCarthy will be serving as Chairman, and five new members have been appointed to serve terms through 2022. The new members include Karl Schiefer, Wealth Management Advisor with Merrill Lynch; Brenda Gaines, retired CEO Diners Club NA; Harold Oglesby, President of 100 Black Men of Savannah, Inc.; Kimberly Pannell, President of KWP Consulting, LLC; and Patricia Wright-Owens with Savannah Center for Blind and Low Vision. For more information visit www.unionmission.org.

BAD BREATH?

(SAVANNAH, GA) Bad breath isn’t just caused by the food you eat – it can also be an indicator of your gum health. Food residue between teeth leads to bacterial growth, which in turn causes bad breath and can indicate the early stages of gum disease. If you are having problems with bad breath, stop relying on mints and come see a dentist: https://www.sandflyfamilydental.com/.

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PARK PLACE OUTREACH AWARDED

(SAVANNAH, GA) For the third year, the Mediation Center recognized volunteers and community leaders who support the mediation services, legal resource center, and youth and family programs of the Mediation Center. This year, Park Place Outreach, Inc.’s Executive Director Julie Wade received the 2020 Youth Collaboration Award as a partner willing to work on grants, brainstorm and stand united for youth in Chatham County. For more information or a tour of the Mediation Center, please contact Jill Cheeks, Executive Director, at 912-354-6686.

PEACOCK AUTOMOTIVE AND WSAV PAY IT FORWARD TO SENIOR CITIZENS, INC.

(SAVANNAH, GA/BLUFFTON, S.C.) Peacock Automotive and WSAV started the new year with a visit to Senior Citizens, Inc., a nonprofit providing support services for seniors including in-home personal and nursing care, daytime care for those with dementia and home-delivered meals, among other services. To learn more, watch the video h.

MEET POCKET

(SAVANNAH, GA) Meet Pocket! Pocket is a spunky little cutie. She is great with larger dogs, but can be a bit of a bully towards smaller ones. Pocket would do best in a home with bigger kids, as she’s going to be a good size dog, with lots of energy. To adopt Pocket or another animal from Coastal Pet Rescue, visit http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2019-d-294-pocket/.

(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, February 10, 2020

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PINNACLE MEDICAL GROUP HOSTS BEAUTY, BUBBLES AND BITES

(BLUFFTON/BEAUFORT, S.C.) Pinnacle Plastic Surgery is teaming up with Veranda Beach Salon to host a fun-filled and informational happy hour from 4 to 6 p.m. this evening, Monday, Feb. 10. Meet Dr. Sarah Cazorla, a plastic and reconstructive surgeon and the newest addition to the Pinnacle Medical Group team, and enjoy bubbly, hors d’oeuvres, fabulous door prizes and event-only specials. Veranda Beach Salon is located at 8 Sea Mist Road, Saint Helena Island 29920. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/494070554853139/.

LEADERSHIP SOUTHEAST GEORGIA CLASS OF 2020 ANNOUNCED

(SOUTHEAST GA) Leadership Southeast Georgia (LSEGA) is pleased to recognize the 28 individuals who have been selected to join its 2020 class. The new class members live and work within Bryan, Bulloch, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long, McIntosh and Screven counties, which together are known as Georgia’s coastal region. To learn more about these individuals and the LSEGA program, visit http://savannahceo.com/features/2020/02/regional-leaders-2020-class-leadership-southeast-georgia-announced/.

ENMARKET HIRES DIRECTOR OF FOOD SERVICE

(SAVANNAH, GA) Enmarket, Savannah’s largest convenience store chain, has reinforced its commitment to bringing healthy eating to the world of convenience with the recent hire of Ryan Krebs as director of food service. Krebs is a classically trained chef with a culinary degree, and he joins Enmarket after a substantial career that has included restaurants, fine dining hotels, nonprofits, health care and the convenience store industry. For more information, visit https://www.cspdailynews.com/foodservice/enmarket-names-ryan-krebs-director-food-beverage.

  BETHESDA ACADEMY SENIOR RECEIVES SCHOLARSHIP FROM SAVANNAH STATE UNIVERSITY

(SAVANNAH, GA) Bethesda Academy hosted a Signing Day ceremony for senior Nishan Roberson in honor of his full-ride football scholarship with Savannah State University. Roberson has played on the Bethesda Academy football team for three of his four years in high school, having missed his junior year due to a preseason knee injury. Highlights from his senior year include 64 tackles on defense and offensive blocks that accounted for 3,002 rushing yards and 2,017 passing yards. To learn more about Nishan, visit https://www.savannahnow.com/sports/20200206/bethesda-academys-roberson-signs-with-savannah-state.

THE SECOND ANNUAL ROYAL FLUSH CASINO NIGHT THURSDAY, FEB 27

(SAVANNAH, GA) Roto-Rooter Plumbers of Savannah will present its Second Annual Royal Flush Casino Night on Thursday, Feb. 27, to benefit the Coastal Empire Habitat for Humanity. The casino-themed party will take place at the Savannah Station, 601 Cohen St., featuring heavy hors-d’oeuvres, an open bar, live music by the Mainstreet Dance Band and complimentary casino games including Blackjack, Roulette, Craps, Texas Hold’em and Wheel of Fortune. Individual tickets for the event are $60; tickets for couples are $90. The tables will open promptly at 7 p.m. For tickets and more information, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-second-annual-roto-rooter-plumbers-of-savannah-royal-flush-casino-night-tickets-89887964321 or https://www.facebook.com/events/2753968404697426/.

LOWCOUNTRY DOWN SYNDROME SOCIETY CALLS FOR NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS NOMINATIONS 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS) is seeking nominations and sponsors in preparation for its 11th Annual Night of Champions, a celebration of inclusion successes in the workplace, which will be hosted on Thursday, April 2. To nominate an employee with an inspiring story, to sponsor Night of Champions or to donate a silent auction item, visit https://nightofchampions.org. Nominations will remain open until Friday, March 6.

FEBRUARY LUNCH AND LEARN FOCUSES ON LASER TREATMENTS

(BLUFFTON/BEAUFORT S.C.) Pure Medical Spa is hosting its February Lunch and Learn on Tuesday, Feb. 11 at 11:30 a.m. Dr. Sarah Cazorla and Karen Vejano, PA, with Pinnacle Medical Group will be providing an educational talk about laser treatment options. Lunch will be provided, as well as event-only specials and door prizes. Due to limited capacity, pre-registration for the luncheon is required. Follow the link to reserve a spot: https://www.facebook.com/events/1547670008724992/.

VALENTINE’S DAY BENEFIT DINNER

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Two Hundred Club of the Coastal Empire has partnered with Gerald’s Pig & Shrimp on Tybee Island for a Valentine’s Day benefit dinner on Friday, Feb. 14. The Chatham County Sheriff’s Office will donate Boston butts for the restaurant to prepare and include on their menu. For every pulled pork meal purchased from 5 p.m. until closing, Gerald’s will donate all of the proceeds to the Two Hundred Club. For more information, go to www.twohundredclub.org, call 912-721-4418 or email info@twohundredclub.org.

CECILIA RUSSO MARKETING, LLC SPONSORS STC OPPORTUNITY AWARD GALA

(SAVANNAH, GA) Cecilia Russo Marketing, LLC was proud to be a sponsor of Savannah Technical College’s 16th Annual Opportunity Award Gala. The Opportunity Award recognizes those who have devoted their lives to creating opportunities through technical education. The event honored deserving civic leader Kevin Jackson, who has demonstrated a commitment to creating opportunities for Georgians, both locally and at the state level. To learn more about the event, visit https://www.savannahtech.edu/about-stc/foundation/events/.

OPEN FOR BUSINESS®: PREDICTIONS AND TRENDS FOR 2020

(SAVANNAH, GA) In the first Open for Business® episode of the new year, our very own Marjorie Young shares her thoughts on six public relations predictions and trends for 2020: increased voice searches; more entertainment such as podcasts and video news releases featured in the news; a greater variety of ways to measure success; more CEOs stepping into the position of subject matter expert; a demand for more earned, third-party media; and an increase in Corporate Social Responsibility. Watch the video here.

BOYS & GIRLS CLUB TO HOST ANNUAL SPRING GALA

(BLUFFTON, SC) The Boys & Girls Club of Bluffton will host its annual spring gala on Sat., Mar. 14 at the Montage Palmetto Bluff. This year’s theme is “Bluffton Built,” a celebration of the community coming together to shape the lives of local children and teens. All funds raised will support Boys & Girls Club of Bluffton programs. This black tie-optional affair opens at 6 p.m. with a cocktail party and silent auction, followed by a plated dinner, special performances by members of the Boys & Girls Club of Bluffton and live auction. Guests will be entertained throughout the evening with live music by the Whitley Deputy Band. For sponsorship and ticket information please visit bgcbluffton.org/gala.

SNEAK PEAK: EQUIPMENTSHARE SAVANNAH NEW LOCATION

(SAVANNAH, GA) EquipmentShare Savannah has a new location in Richmond Hill, and local commercial construction firm the Dewitt Tilton Group has nearly completed the space. To see a preview of the new building, visit  https://www.facebook.com/DewittTiltonGroup/videos/866301540481797.

AMERICA’S SECOND HARVEST RECEIVES DONATION

(SAVANNAH, GA) Mary Jane Crouch, Executive Director of America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia, accepted a generous gift of $2,995 from Kelly Paslawski, store owner/operator of the local Chicken Salad Chick restaurants in Savannah and Pooler. Paslawski and her team of employees raised the gift by promoting the purchase of a Giving Card for $5 throughout 2019. Customers who purchased the card receive a special offer each month at these local Chicken Salad Chick locations. For more information, visit helpendhunger.org.

PARK PLACE OUTREACH HOSTED 36TH ANNUAL GALA

(SAVANNAH, GA) Park Place Outreach hosted its 36th Annual Gala in support of its programs dedicated to fighting youth homelessness in Savannah. Jay Bailey, youth advocate and president and CEO of the Russell Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Atlanta, was this year’s keynote speaker. To learn more about the Park Place Outreach Annual Gala and the ways it serves local runaway and homeless youth, visit https://www.wsav.com/community/park-place-outreach-hosts-36th-annual-gala-to-end-youth-homelessness-in-savannah/.

ENJOY REWARDS AT ENMARKET

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah-based Enmarket convenience store chain continues to embrace cutting-edge technology as it rolls out a new customer rewards program called Enjoy Rewards. The new program will enable customers to earn fuel discounts by buying gas or diesel fuel as well as food and other merchandise inside the store. Those discounts can amount to as much as $2 off per gallon on fuel purchases. For further discounts, the card can be activated as a method of payment, called enPay. To learn more, visit https://cstoredecisions.com/2020/01/22/enmarket-rolls-out-new-rewards-program/.

UNION MISSION ANNOUNCES 2020 EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE AND BOARD MEMBERS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Union Mission has selected its 2020 Executive Committee. Hancock Askew & Co. LLP Managing Partner Michael McCarthy will be serving as Chairman, and five new members have been appointed to serve terms through 2022. The new members include Karl Schiefer, Wealth Management Advisor with Merrill Lynch; Brenda Gaines, retired CEO Diners Club NA; Harold Oglesby, President of 100 Black Men of Savannah, Inc.; Kimberly Pannell, President of KWP Consulting, LLC; and Patricia Wright-Owens with Savannah Center for Blind and Low Vision. For more information visit www.unionmission.org.

YMCA APPOINTS FELDER TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS

(SAVANNAH, GA) The YMCA of Coastal Georgia has announced that Brian Felder, founder and managing principal of Felder & Associates, has been appointed to the organization’s Corporate Board of Directors. The YMCA of Coastal Georgia’s Association Corporate Board of Directors governs 10 YMCA facility locations and 55 Before & After School Enrichment sites spanning across a seven-county service area. Felder will serve a three-year term as a member of the Advancement Committee. To learn more, visit http://savannahceo.com/news/2020/01/ymca-coastal-georgia-appoints-brian-felder-felder-associates-organizations-corporate-board-directors/.

PARK PLACE OUTREACH AWARDED

(SAVANNAH, GA) For the third year, the Mediation Center recognized volunteers and community leaders who support the mediation services, legal resource center, and youth and family programs of the Mediation Center. This year, Park Place Outreach, Inc.’s Executive Director Julie Wade received the 2020 Youth Collaboration Award as a partner willing to work on grants, brainstorm and stand united for youth in Chatham County. For more information or a tour of the Mediation Center, please contact Jill Cheeks, Executive Director, at 912-354-6686.

PEACOCK AUTOMOTIVE AND WSAV PAY IT FORWARD TO SENIOR CITIZENS, INC.

(SAVANNAH, GA/BLUFFTON, S.C.) Peacock Automotive and WSAV started the new year with a visit to Senior Citizens, Inc., a nonprofit providing support services for seniors including in-home personal and nursing care, daytime care for those with dementia and home-delivered meals, among other services. To learn more, watch the video here.

MILTON ANNOUNCES BID FOR 5TH DISTRICT

(SAVANNAH, GA) Newspaper Advertising Veteran, Tanya Milton, has announced her bid for the 5th District County Commissioner seat. She will start her run for office in the heart of the district. Milton is the Vice President and Advertising Director of The Savannah Tribune. She began her newspaper career with The Savannah Morning News, having served as an Account Executive for nearly two decades.

SBA AND SCORE’S “ACCESS TO CAPITAL FORUM”

(SAVANNAH, GA) The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Georgia District Office, in partnership with the Savannah Chapter of SCORE, is hosting a free “Access to Capital Forum” for small businesses and entrepreneurs, Wednesday, Feb. 12 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Eckburg Auditorium at Savannah Technical College. The Forum is absolutely free, registration is required at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/access-to-capital-forum-grow-expand-your-business-tickets-86867903237.

RESTORATIVE SERVICES

(SAVANNAH, GA) Sandfly Family Dental provides restorative services for dental crowns, dental bridges and even full or partial dentures. For more information, visit http://www.sandflyfamilydental.com/restorative-dentistry/.

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SAVANNAH SCORE RECEIVES $1,000 FACEBOOK GRANT FOR VETERAN PROGRAM

(SAVANNAH, GA) SCORE, the nation’s largest provider of free business mentoring services and educational programs to aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners, announced that its Savannah Chapter is one of ten SCORE Chapters in the United States to have been awarded a $1,000 grant from Facebook to develop business and education programs for Veterans of the Armed Services. For more information, visit https://savannah.score.org.

MEET KEVIN

(SAVANNAH, GA) Meet Kevin! Kevin is a sweet little tabby girl who is eager to find her forever home. She is super playful, especially if there are feathers or dangling objects involved, and will play as long as you’re up for it, but she is also the sweetest little snuggler you’ll ever ever meet and counts on her paws till it’s time for foster mommy to come home and provide a lap. Kevin will just be the best girl ever for that special forever home. Is it yours? To adopt Kevin or another animal from Coastal Pet Rescue, visit http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2019-c-085-kevin/.

(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, February 3, 2020

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PARK PLACE OUTREACH HOSTS ANNUAL GALA

(SAVANNAH, GA) Park Place Outreach will host its 36th Park Place Outreach Annual Gala on Friday, Feb. 7, from 6-9 p.m. at The Landings Plantation Club, 1 Cottonwood Drive.The gala will include a cocktail hour, live entertainment, a three-course meal and an open beer and wine bar. For every additional $100 donated to Park Place Outreach, attendees will have the opportunity to win one of four luxury gifts. This year, Park Place Outreach will also feature youth advocate Jay Bailey as guest speaker. Tickets are available for $150 per individual, $1,500 for a table of 10 and $3,000 for a sponsorship table. For more information, visit the event page at https://www.facebook.com/events/433581667530458/.

SECOND ANNUAL ROYAL FLUSH CASINO NIGHT ANNOUNCED FOR FEB 27

(SAVANNAH, GA) Roto-Rooter Plumbers of Savannah will present its Second Annual Royal Flush Casino Night on Thursday, Feb. 27, to benefit the Coastal Empire Habitat for Humanity. The casino-themed party will take place at the Savannah Station, 601 Cohen St., featuring heavy hors-d’oeuvres, an open bar, live music by the Mainstreet Dance Band and complimentary casino games including Blackjack, Roulette, Craps, Texas Hold’em and Wheel of Fortune. Individual tickets for the event are $60; tickets for couples are $90. The tables will open promptly at 7 p.m. For tickets and more information, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-second-annual-roto-rooter-plumbers-of-savannah-royal-flush-casino-night-tickets-89887964321 or https://www.facebook.com/events/2753968404697426/.

LOWCOUNTRY DOWN SYNDROME SOCIETY CALLS FOR NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS NOMINATIONS 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS) is seeking nominations and sponsors in preparation for its 11th Annual Night of Champions, a celebration of inclusion successes in the workplace, which will be hosted on Thursday, April 2. To nominate an employee with an inspiring story, to sponsor Night of Champions or to donate a silent auction item, visit https://nightofchampions.org. Nominations will remain open until Friday, March 6.

CECILIA RUSSO MARKETING, LLC SPONSORS STC OPPORTUNITY AWARD GALA

(SAVANNAH, GA) Cecilia Russo Marketing, LLC was proud to be a sponsor of Savannah Technical College’s 16th Annual Opportunity Award Gala. The Opportunity Award recognizes those who have devoted their lives to creating opportunities through technical education. The event honored deserving civic leader Kevin Jackson, who has demonstrated a commitment to creating opportunities for Georgians, both locally and at the state level. To learn more about the event, visit https://www.savannahtech.edu/about-stc/foundation/events/

OPEN FOR BUSINESS®: PREDICTIONS AND TRENDS FOR 2020

(SAVANNAH, GA) In our first Open for Business® of the new year, our very own Marjorie Young gives her take on six public relations predictions and trends for 2020: increased voice searches; more entertainment such as podcasts and video news releases featured in the news; a greater variety of ways to measure success; more CEOs stepping into the position of subject matter expert; demand for more earned, third-party media; and an increase in Corporate Social Responsibility. Watch the video here.

SNEAK PEAK: EQUIPMENTSHARE SAVANNAH NEW LOCATION

(SAVANNAH, GA) EquipmentShare Savannah has a new location in Richmond Hill, and local commercial construction firm the Dewitt Tilton Group has nearly completed the space. To see a preview of the new building, visit https://www.facebook.com/DewittTiltonGroup/videos/866301540481797/.

AMERICA’S SECOND HARVEST RECEIVES DONATION

(SAVANNAH, GA) Mary Jane Crouch, Executive Director of America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia, accepted a generous gift of $2,995 from Kelly Paslawski, store owner/operator of the local Chicken Salad Chick restaurants in Savannah and Pooler. Paslawski and her team of employees raised the gift by promoting the purchase of a Giving Card for $5 throughout 2019. Customers who purchased the card receive a special offer each month at these local Chicken Salad Chick locations. For more information, visit helpendhunger.org.

L to R: Mary Jane Crouch, Executive Director of America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia and Kelly Paslawski, store owner/operator of Chicken Salad Chick Savannah and Pooler

WHITNEY LOWERY NAMED EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF LDSS

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS) is pleased to announce that Whitney Lowery has joined its leadership team as executive director. Lowery brings a fresh perspective and 10 years’ experience working with people with different abilities to her new position with the nonprofit. As executive director, Lowery hopes to increase support services, educational opportunities and advocacy programs for the people, families and caregivers LDSS represents. For more information, visit http://savannahceo.com/news/2020/01/whitney-lowery-named-executive-director-lowcountry-down-syndrome-society/.

DR. CAZORLA JOINS BEAUFORT DERMATOLOGY

(BLUFFTON/BEAUFORT, S.C.) Pinnacle Medical Group is pleased to welcome plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Sarah Cazorla to its team. She will primarily be serving the Beaufort Dermatology location, bringing with her surgeries previously unavailable to patients in the area. For more information, visit http://lowcountryceo.com/news/2020/01/pinnacle-medical-group-welcomes-plastic-surgeon-dr-sarah-cazorla-beaufort-dermatology/.

ENJOY REWARDS AT ENMARKET

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah-based Enmarket convenience store chain continues to embrace cutting-edge technology as it rolls out a new customer rewards program called Enjoy Rewards. The new program will enable customers to earn fuel discounts by buying gas or diesel fuel as well as food and other merchandise inside the store. Those discounts can amount to as much as $2 off per gallon on fuel purchases. For further discounts, the card can be activated as a method of payment, called enPay. To learn more, visit https://cstoredecisions.com/2020/01/22/enmarket-rolls-out-new-rewards-program/.

UNION MISSION ANNOUNCES 2020 EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE AND BOARD MEMBERS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Union Mission has selected its 2020 Executive Committee. Hancock Askew & Co. LLP Managing Partner Michael McCarthy will be serving as Chairman, and five new members have been appointed to serve terms through 2022. The new members include Karl Schiefer, Wealth Management Advisor with Merrill Lynch; Brenda Gaines, retired CEO Diners Club NA; Harold Oglesby, President of 100 Black Men of Savannah, Inc.; Kimberly Pannell, President of KWP Consulting, LLC; and Patricia Wright-Owens with Savannah Center for Blind and Low Vision. For more information visit www.unionmission.org.

YMCA APPOINTS FELDER TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS

(SAVANNAH, GA) The YMCA of Coastal Georgia has announced that Brian Felder, founder and managing principal of Felder & Associates, has been appointed to the organization’s Corporate Board of Directors. The YMCA of Coastal Georgia’s Association Corporate Board of Directors governs 10 YMCA facility locations and 55 Before & After School Enrichment sites spanning across a seven-county service area. Felder will serve a three-year term as a member of the Advancement Committee. To learn more, visit http://savannahceo.com/news/2020/01/ymca-coastal-georgia-appoints-brian-felder-felder-associates-organizations-corporate-board-directors/.

BETHESDA ACADEMY AMONG SAVANNAH WEDDING DESTINATIONS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Bethesda Academy’s scenic campus made it easy to expand into the wedding industry as a destination venue. The academy offers a bridal room and is introducing a catering service that can accommodate weddings in addition to delicious school lunches. To learn more about Bethesda and other local wedding spots, visit https://www.wtoc.com/2020/01/10/timeless-savannah-spots-become-popular-wedding-venues-help-boost-local-economy/.

PARK PLACE OUTREACH AWARDED

(SAVANNAH, GA) For the third year, the Mediation Center recognized volunteers and community leaders who support the mediation services, legal resource center, and youth and family programs of the Mediation Center. This year, Park Place Outreach, Inc.’s Executive Director Julie Wade received the 2020 Youth Collaboration Award as a partner willing to work on grants, brainstorm and stand united for youth in Chatham County. For more information or a tour of the Mediation Center, please contact Jill Cheeks, Executive Director, at 912-354-6686.

PEACOCK AUTOMOTIVE AND WSAV PAY IT FORWARD TO SENIOR CITIZENS, INC.

(SAVANNAH, GA/BLUFFTON, S.C.) Peacock Automotive and WSAV started the new year with a visit to Senior Citizens, Inc., a nonprofit providing support services for seniors including in-home personal and nursing care, daytime care for those with dementia and home-delivered meals, among other services. To learn more, watch the video here.

MILTON ANNOUNCES BID FOR 5TH DISTRICT

(SAVANNAH, GA) Newspaper Advertising Veteran, Tanya Milton, has announced her bid for the 5th District County Commissioner seat. She will start her run for office in the heart of the district. Milton is the Vice President and Advertising Director of The Savannah Tribune. She began her newspaper career with The Savannah Morning News, having served as an Account Executive for nearly two decades. 

SBA AND SCORE’S “ACCESS TO CAPITAL FORUM”

(SAVANNAH, GA) The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Georgia District Office, in partnership with the Savannah Chapter of SCORE, is hosting a free “Access to Capital Forum” for small businesses and entrepreneurs, Wednesday, Feb. 12 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Eckburg Auditorium at Savannah Technical College. The Forum is absolutely free, registeration is required at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/access-to-capital-forum-grow-expand-your-business-tickets-86867903237.

VOLUNTEERS PAINT PARK PLACE OUTREACH IN HONOR OF MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Volunteers visited Park Place Outreach on Martin Luther King Jr. Day to give the program’s youth residences a fresh coat of paint. To learn more about Park Place Outreach, visit https://www.parkplaceyes.org/.

LOWCOUNTRY LADIES LUNCHEON

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Lowcountry Ladies Luncheon will be held Feb. 7, 2020 at EmployAbility in Savannah. Registration is now open, and seating is limited. Tickets are $30 each and can be purchased online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2020-lowcountry-ladies-luncheon-savannah-tickets-83533728631.

RESTORATIVE SERVICES

(SAVANNAH, GA) Sandfly Family Dental provides restorative services for dental crowns, dental bridges and even full or partial dentures. For more information, visit http://www.sandflyfamilydental.com/restorative-dentistry/.

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SAVANNAH SCORE RECEIVES $1,000 FACEBOOK GRANT FOR VETERAN PROGRAM

(SAVANNAH, GA) SCORE, the nation’s largest provider of free business mentoring services and educational programs to aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners, announced that its Savannah Chapter is one of ten SCORE Chapters in the United States to have been awarded a $1,000 grant from Facebook to develop business and education programs for Veterans of the Armed Services. For more information, visit https://savannah.score.org

MEET RAGS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Meet Rags! Rags is an 11-year-old Terrier mix. He is a very sweet and loving senior boy. He wants nothing more than to be with his person. He came into rescue with his sister Molly after their owner died. Rags is housebroken, likes other dogs, cats and kids. He also walks great on a leash. Won’t you give this handsome fella a place in your heart and home? To adopt Rags or another animal from Coastal Pet Rescue, visit http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2020-d-004-rags/.

(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, January 27, 2020

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SECOND ANNUAL ROYAL FLUSH CASINO NIGHT ANNOUNCED FOR FEB 27

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Roto-Rooter Plumbers of Savannah will present its Second Annual Royal Flush Casino Night on Thursday, Feb. 27, to benefit the Coastal Empire Habitat for Humanity. The casino-themed party will take place at the Savannah Station, 601 Cohen St., featuring heavy hors-d’oeuvres, an open bar, live music by the Mainstreet Dance Band and complimentary casino games including Blackjack, Roulette, Craps, Texas Hold’em and Wheel of Fortune. Individual tickets for the event are $60; tickets for couples are $90. The tables will open promptly at 7 p.m. For tickets and more information, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-second-annual-roto-rooter-plumbers-of-savannah-royal-flush-casino-night-tickets-89887964321 or https://www.facebook.com/events/2753968404697426/.

 

 

CECILIA RUSSO MARKETING, LLC SPONSORS STC OPPORTUNITY AWARD GALA

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Cecilia Russo Marketing, LLC was proud to be a sponsor of Savannah Technical College’s 16th Annual Opportunity Award Gala on Friday evening, January 24, 2020. The Opportunity Award recognizes those who have devoted their lives to creating opportunities through technical education. The event honored deserving civic leader Kevin Jackson, who has demonstrated a commitment to creating opportunities for Georgians, both locally and at the state level. To learn more about the event, visit https://www.savannahtech.edu/about-stc/foundation/events/

 

 

PARK PLACE OUTREACH HOSTS ANNUAL GALA

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Park Place Outreach will host its 36th Park Place Outreach Annual Gala on Friday, Feb. 7, from 6-9 p.m. at the Landings Plantation Club, 1 Cottonwood Drive.The gala will include a cocktail hour, live entertainment, a three-course meal and an open beer and wine bar. For every additional $100 donated to Park Place Outreach, attendees will have the opportunity to win one of four luxury gifts. This year, Park Place Outreach will also feature youth advocate Jay Bailey as guest speaker. Tickets are available for $150 per individual, $1,500 for a table of 10 and $3,000 for a sponsorship table. For more information, visit the event page at https://www.facebook.com/events/433581667530458/.

 

 

WHITNEY LOWERY NAMED EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF LDSS

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS) is pleased to announce that Whitney Lowery has joined its leadership team as executive director. Lowery brings a fresh perspective and 10 years’ experience working with people with different abilities to her new position with the nonprofit. As executive director, Lowery hopes to increase support services, educational opportunities and advocacy programs for the people, families and caregivers LDSS represents. For more information, visit http://savannahceo.com/news/2020/01/whitney-lowery-named-executive-director-lowcountry-down-syndrome-society/.

 

 

DR. CAZORLA JOINS BEAUFORT DERMATOLOGY

 

(BLUFFTON/BEAUFORT, S.C.) Pinnacle Medical Group is pleased to welcome plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Sarah Cazorla to its team. She will primarily be serving the Beaufort Dermatology location, bringing with her surgeries previously unavailable to patients in the area. Dr. Cazorla is excited to get to know her community, and will be hosting an informational “Ladies’ Night Out” on Thursday, Jan. 30, at Circa 1810 Salon in Port Royal, South Carolina. For more information, visit http://lowcountryceo.com/news/2020/01/pinnacle-medical-group-welcomes-plastic-surgeon-dr-sarah-cazorla-beaufort-dermatology/.

 

 

ENJOY REWARDS AT ENMARKET

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The growing Savannah-based Enmarket convenience store chain continues to embrace cutting-edge technology as it rolls out a new customer rewards program called Enjoy Rewards. The new program will enable customers to earn fuel discounts by buying gas or diesel fuel as well as food and other merchandise inside the store. Those discounts can amount to as much as $2 off per gallon on fuel purchases. For further discounts, the card can be activated as a method of payment, called enPay. To learn more, visit https://cstoredecisions.com/2020/01/22/enmarket-rolls-out-new-rewards-program/.

 

 

“INSPIRE YOUR COMMUNITY” PODCAST DONATES $2,000 TO BACKPACKS OF LOVE

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Inspire Your Community podcast, which was launched this year by Chris Tilton, one of two principals at the Dewitt Tilton Group, wrapped up 2019 with a $2,000 donation to Backpacks of Love and a volunteer session of packing family food boxes. Watch the episode here to learn more.

 

YMCA APPOINTS FELDER TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The YMCA of Coastal Georgia has announced that Brian Felder, founder and managing principal of Felder & Associates, has been appointed to the organization’s Corporate Board of Directors. The YMCA of Coastal Georgia’s Association Corporate Board of Directors governs 10 YMCA facility locations and 55 Before & After School Enrichment sites spanning across a seven-county service area. Felder will serve a three-year term as a member of the Advancement Committee. To learn more, visit http://savannahceo.com/news/2020/01/ymca-coastal-georgia-appoints-brian-felder-felder-associates-organizations-corporate-board-directors/.

 

 

BETHESDA ACADEMY AMONG SAVANNAH WEDDING DESTINATIONS

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Bethesda Academy’s scenic campus made it easy to expand into the wedding industry as a destination venue. The academy offers a bridal room and is introducing a catering service that can accommodate weddings in addition to delicious school lunches. To learn more about Bethesda and other local wedding spots, visit https://www.wtoc.com/2020/01/10/timeless-savannah-spots-become-popular-wedding-venues-help-boost-local-economy/.

 

 

PEACOCK AUTOMOTIVE AND WSAV PAY IT FORWARD TO FAMILY PROMISE

 

(SAVANNAH, GA/BLUFFTON, S.C.) Peacock Automotive and WSAV started the new year with a visit to Family Promise, a homelessness assistance prevention program that offers meals, transportation and youth programs, among other services. To learn more, visit https://www.wsav.com/pay-it-forward/pay-it-forward-family-promise/.

 

 

MILTON ANNOUNCES BID FOR 5TH DISTRICT

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Newspaper Advertising Veteran, Tanya Milton, has announced her bid for the 5th District County Commissioner seat. She will start her run for office in the heart of the district. Milton is the Vice President and Advertising Director of The Savannah Tribune. She began her newspaper career with The Savannah Morning News, having served as an Account Executive for nearly two decades. 

 

 

VOLUNTEERS PAINT PARK PLACE OUTREACH IN HONOR OF MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY 

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Volunteers visited Park Place Outreach on Martin Luther King Jr. Day to give the program’s youth residences a fresh coat of paint. To learn more about Park Place Outreach, visit https://www.parkplaceyes.org/.

 

 

LOWCOUNTRY LADIES LUNCHEON

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Lowcountry Ladies Luncheon will be held Feb. 7, 2020 at EmployAbility in Savannah. Registration is now open, and seating is limited. Tickets are $30 each and can be purchased online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2020-lowcountry-ladies-luncheon-savannah-tickets-83533728631.

 

 

RESTORATIVE SERVICES

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Sandfly Family Dental provides restorative services for dental crowns, dental bridges and even full or partial dentures. For more information, visit http://www.sandflyfamilydental.com/restorative-dentistry/.

 

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SAVANNAH SCORE RECEIVES $1,000 FACEBOOK GRANT FOR VETERAN PROGRAM

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) SCORE, the nation’s largest provider of free business mentoring services and educational programs to aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners, announced that its Savannah Chapter is one of ten SCORE Chapters in the United States to have been awarded a $1,000 grant from Facebook to develop business and education programs for Veterans of the Armed Services. For more information, visit https://savannah.score.org

 

MEET CANTORE

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Meet Cantore! Cantore is a lovely little black tabby with white spotting on his belly and neck. He loves to play and his favorite of toys are crinkle balls and stuffed animal wands. When he’s tired, you will often find him in your lap, purring up a storm. He loves to sleep in boxes while you work around the house and is very affectionate! To adopt Cantore, or another animal from Coastal Pet Rescue, visit http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2019-c-072-cantore/.

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, January 13, 2020

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“INSPIRE YOUR COMMUNITY” PODCAST DONATES $2,000 TO BACKPACKS OF LOVE

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Inspire Your Community podcast, which was launched this year by Chris Tilton, one of two principals at the Dewitt Tilton Group, wrapped up 2019 with a $2,000 donation to Backpacks of Love and a volunteer session of packing family food boxes. Watch the podcast here to learn more.

ENMARKET HOCKEY CLASSIC THIS WEEKEND

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Enmarket Hockey Classic is returning to Savannah this weekend! The annual event will take place Friday, Jan. 17, and Saturday, Jan. 18. Tickets are still on sale–get yours before they are gone! For more information, visit http://savannahcivic.com/events/category/series/savannah-hockey-classic/.

BETHESDA ACADEMY AMONG SAVANNAH WEDDING DESTINATIONS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Bethesda Academy’s scenic campus made it easy to expand into the wedding industry as a destination venue. The academy offers a bridal room and is introducing a catering service that can accommodate weddings in addition to delicious school lunches. To learn more about local wedding spots, visit https://www.wtoc.com/2020/01/10/timeless-savannah-spots-become-popular-wedding-venues-help-boost-local-economy/.

PEACOCK AUTOMOTIVE AND WSAV PAY IT FORWARD TO FAMILY PROMISE

(SAVANNAH, GA/BLUFFTON, S.C.) Peacock Automotive and WSAV started the new year with a visit to Family Promise, a homelessness assistance prevention program that offers meals, transportation and youth programs, among other services. To learn more, visit https://www.wsav.com/pay-it-forward/pay-it-forward-family-promise/.

SGTV CITY SPAN FEATURES ENCOURAGE HEALTH EDUCATION SERIES

(SAVANNAH, GA) SGTV teamed up with Enmarket and Healthy Savannah for the 2019 Encourage Health Education Series. Watch a recap of the fourth and final lecture here.

SBAC CELEBRATES 30 YEARS

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Small Business Assistance Corporation (SBAC) announces 30 years in business this year. Watch the video here for a celebration of its accomplishments.

LOWCOUNTRY LADIES LUNCHEON

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Lowcountry Ladies Luncheon will be held Feb. 7, 2020 at EmployAbility in Savannah. Registration is now open, and seating is limited. Tickets are $30 each and can be purchased online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2020-lowcountry-ladies-luncheon-savannah-tickets-83533728631.

ROTO-ROOTER PLUMBERS OF SAVANNAH

(ROTO-ROOTER PLUMBERS OF SAVANNAH) In honor of the new year, we’ll be sharing our top five plumbing resolutions throughout the month of January. #2: Be careful what you flush. Paper towels, wipes, sanitary products and even thicker toilet papers can easily cause a clog, and we know you wouldn’t want that. If you do find yourself in that situation, call us anytime at 912-303-8555 or visit https://rotosavannah.com/.

COLD WEATHER CARE

(PINNACLE PLASTIC SURGERY) Cooler temperatures outside and dryer heated air inside can cause dry and flaky skin. Learn more about recommended cold weather skin care products here: https://zoskinhealth.com/products.

FEAR OF THE DENTIST?

(SAVANNAH, GA) Is your child afraid of going to the dentist? Sandfly Family Dental offers a comprehensive set of dental services specifically for children so they always feel comfortable. For more information, visit http://www.sandflyfamilydental.com/dentistry-children-teens/.

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SAVANNAH CHAMBER ECONOMIC OUTLOOK LUNCHEON

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Chamber of Commerce invites you to kick off 2020 understanding what to expect from the year by attending its 2020 Economic Outlook Luncheon on Friday, Jan. 17, at the Westin. Tickets are $50 for Chamber members and $60 for member guests. Attendees will receive Georgia Southern University’s 2020 Economic Trends booklet. To learn more or purchase tickets, visit  https://www.savannahchamber.com/news-and-events/events/2020-economic-outlook-luncheon-2/.

MEET OSTRICH

(SAVANNAH, GA) Meet Ostrich! She’s as sweet as can be and pretty darn cute too. She’s hoping her big, happy smile will win you over. Ostrich gets along well with other dogs but does prefer to be an only dog. She likes men but really LOVES women. Ostrich isn’t a fan of small children as she is shy and a little unsure when meeting new people.To adopt Ostrich, or another animal from Coastal Pet Rescue, visit  http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2019-d-210-ostrich/.

(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, January 6, 2020

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BACKPACKS OF LOVE RECEIVES DONATION FROM LOCAL COMMERCIAL CONSTRUCTION FIRM

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) As part of the Inspire Your Community podcast, local commercial construction firm the Dewitt Tilton Group made a $2,000 donation to Backpacks of Love as they prepared to pack holiday meal boxes for children and their families in the Richmond Hill area who may otherwise have limited access to food during the break from school. The group also brought their families to help pack over 25 of these boxes. The Inspire Your Community podcast is available on YouTube at https://youtu.be/8CfBaANc9J4 and wherever you get your podcasts. To learn more about Backpacks of Love, visit http://savannahceo.com/news/2019/12/inspire-your-community-podcast-donated-2000-richmond-hills-backpacks-love-program/.

 

 

TWO BETHESDA ACADEMY TEACHERS EARN “MASTER TEACHER” RECOGNITION FROM SCISA

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Two teachers at Bethesda Academy were granted “master teacher” status after evaluation by the South Carolina Independent School Association (SCISA). Craig Sherman teaches social studies and history and Jennifer Gilmour teaches science and mathematics, in addition to being a cottage teacher, whose responsibilities include ensuring all boarding students complete homework assignments, finish chores and are in bed on time. To learn more about the teachers and this honor, visit http://savannahceo.com/news/2019/12/two-bethesda-academy-teachers-earn-master-teacher-status-awarded-scisa/.

 

 

SGTV CITY SPAN FEATURES ENCOURAGE HEALTH EDUCATION SERIES

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) SGTV teamed up with Enmarket and Healthy Savannah for the 2019 Encourage Health Education Series. Watch a recap of the fourth and final lecture here.

 

THE UNITED WAY OF THE COASTAL EMPIRE ANNOUNCES NEW CEO 

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The United Way of the Coastal Empire Board of Directors is proud to announce that Brynn Grant has been named President and CEO. Grant led the startup of World Trade Center Savannah where she currently serves as Vice President. She also serves as the Chief Operating Officer for the Savannah Economic Development Authority (SEDA). To learn more about Grant, visit https://www.savannahnow.com/business/20191219/brynn-grant-to-lead-united-way-of-coastal-empire.

 

Brynn Grant of Leadership Southeast Georgia
Brynn Grant of Leadership Southeast Georgia

 

SBAC CELEBRATES 30 YEARS

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Small Business Assistance Corporation (SBAC) announces 30 years in business this year. Watch the video here for a celebration of its accomplishments.

 

LOWCOUNTRY LADIES LUNCHEON

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Lowcountry Ladies Luncheon will be held Feb. 7, 2020 at EmployAbility in Savannah. Registration is now open, and seating is limited. Tickets are $30 each and can be purchased online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2020-lowcountry-ladies-luncheon-savannah-tickets-83533728631.

 

 

MALLORY TURNER VON WALDNER JOINS SAVANNAH VETERINARY MEDICAL CENTER

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah Veterinary Medical Center is pleased to announce that Dr. Mallory Turner von Waldner has joined the practice as the newest associate veterinarian. In her new position, von Waldner will be responsible for routine appointments, performing surgeries, caring for sick patients, counseling clients and providing recommendations based on diagnostic tests. To learn more about von Waldner, visit https://www.savannahbusinessjournal.com/news-categories/people-in-the-news/9811-dec-12-savannah-veterinary-medical-center-hires-dr-mallory-turner-von-waldner.html.

 

Dr. Mallory Turner von Waldner

 

ROTO-ROOTER PLUMBERS OF SAVANNAH

 

(ROTO-ROOTER PLUMBERS OF SAVANNAH) Happy New Year! You may already have some resolutions ready for your home, but have you thought about creating some pertaining to your plumbing in particular? After all, your home’s water supply needs love and care too! If you’re having trouble coming up with good plumbing goals for 2020, never fear. We’ll be sharing our top five! #1: Be selective with your garbage disposal. Contrary to popular belief, your garbage disposal isn’t a catch-all for your food scraps. There are certain items that should go in the regular trash – like grease, egg shells, pasta and coffee grounds. To learn more, visit https://rotosavannah.com/.

 

 

SMALL BUSINESS SYMPOSIUM JANUARY 8, 2020

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Small Business Chamber of Savannah invites small business owners and managers to an innovative training opportunity. The Small Business Symposium is designed to help Savannah entrepreneurs take their business to the next level. Get advice and inspiration from experts on how to position and structure your business for growth! A sample of the day’s topics include branding, scaling your business, profitability, budgeting and turning your customers into marketers. Speakers include Victoria Baylor of Mindset & Brand Confidence, Jared Orton of the Savannah Bananas, Dave Legasse of The Salt Table and more! Seating is limited and registration is required. To learn more and register, visit https://smallbusinesschamber.org/symposium-winter-2020/

 

 

COLD WEATHER CARE

 

(PINNACLE PLASTIC SURGERY) Cooler temperatures outside and dryer heated air inside can cause dry and flaky skin. Learn more about recommended cold weather skin care products here: https://zoskinhealth.com/products.

 

2020 BLITZ BORDER BOWL

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The 2020 Blitz Border Bowl is coming this Saturday, Jan. 11 to Savannah’s Memorial Stadium. Savannah’s Bowl Game will be an all-star challenge pitting the best seniors from The Georgia Coastal Empire against the best seniors from The South Carolina Lowcountry, all to benefit the Ronald McDonald House Charities. This year Jenkins High School Head Coach Jason Cameron leads the Georgia squad. Whale Branch High School Coach Jerry Hatcher leads the South Carolina all-stars. Tickets to this local bowl game are $10 and can be purchased online at https://gatehouselive.enmotive.com/events/register/2020-blitz-border-bowl. To learn more visit WSAV.com/BlitzBorderBowl.

 

 

ENMARKET HOCKEY CLASSIC DATES ANNOUNCED

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Enmarket Hockey Classic is returning to Savannah! This annual event will take place Friday, Jan. 17, and Saturday, Jan. 18. Tickets are on sale now – get yours before they sell out! For more information,
 visit http://savannahcivic.com/events/category/series/savannah-hockey-classic/.

 

 

DID YOU KNOW? 

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Regular dental visits are important because they can help spot oral health problems early on, when treatment is likely to be simpler and more affordable. They also help prevent many oral problems from developing in the first place. For more information, visit http://www.sandflyfamilydental.com.

 

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MEET LAO

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Meet Lao! Lao, aka Baby Boy, is a lovable, snuggly, energetic goofball all wrapped up in a tiny, adorable orange package! To adopt Lao, or another animal from Coastal Pet Rescue, visit http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2019-c-033-lao/.

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, December 30, 2019

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HAPPY NEW YEAR

BACKPACKS OF LOVE RECEIVES DONATION FROM LOCAL COMMERCIAL CONSTRUCTION FIRM

(SAVANNAH, GA) As part of the Inspire Your Community podcast, local commercial construction firm the Dewitt Tilton Group made a $2,000 donation to Backpacks of Love as they prepare to pack holiday meal boxes for children and their families in the Richmond Hill area who may otherwise have limited access to food during the break from school. The group also brought their families to help pack over 25 of these boxes. The Inspire Your Community podcast is available on YouTube and wherever you get your podcasts. To learn more about Backpacks of Love, visit http://savannahceo.com/news/2019/12/inspire-your-community-podcast-donated-2000-richmond-hills-backpacks-love-program/.

TWO BETHESDA ACADEMY TEACHERS EARN “MASTER TEACHER” RECOGNITION FROM SCISA

(SAVANNAH, GA) Two teachers at Bethesda Academy were granted “master teacher” status after evaluation by the South Carolina Independent School Association (SCISA). Craig Sherman teaches social studies and history and Jennifer Gilmour teaches science and mathematics, in addition to being a cottage teacher, whose responsibilities include ensuring all boarding students complete homework assignments, finish chores and are in bed on time. To learn more about the teachers and this honor, visit http://savannahceo.com/news/2019/12/two-bethesda-academy-teachers-earn-master-teacher-status-awarded-scisa/.

LEADERSHIP SOUTHEAST GEORGIA ANNOUNCES 2020 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Leadership Southeast Georgia (LSEGA) has announced its Board of Directors for 2020. LSEGA is an innovative leadership program serving a 10-county area of southeast Georgia, and this new Board will take a leading role as they excitedly organize the program’s 2020 session. Brynn Grant, the chief operating officer of the Savannah Economic Development Authority, will serve as the new Board chair, with Jared Downs of the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce serving as vice-chair. For more information on the Board and its new members, visit https://www.savannahbusinessjournal.com/news-categories/people-in-the-news/9803-dec-10-leadership-southeast-georgia-announces-2020-board-of-directors.html

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Leadership Southeast Georgia

LOCAL CHARITY CHOSEN FOR 2019 SUBARU SHARE THE LOVE® EVENT

(BLUFFTON, S.C.) Peacock Subaru Hilton Head has selected Bluffton Jasper County Volunteers in Medicine (VIM) as its hometown charity during the 2019 Subaru Share the Love® Event taking place through Jan. 2, 2020. The local organization will be added to a list of national nonprofits that customers can select to receive a $250 donation from Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) with each vehicle purchased from the dealership. To join the conversation about charitable giving, follow Subaru on Facebook at  http://www.facebook.com/subaruofamerica or on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/subaru_usa and search the hashtag #sharethelove.

THE UNITED WAY OF THE COASTAL EMPIRE ANNOUNCES NEW CEO 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The United Way of the Coastal Empire Board of Directors is proud to announce that Brynn Grant has been named President and CEO. Grant led the startup of World Trade Center Savannah where she currently serves as Vice President. She also serves as the Chief Operating Officer for the Savannah Economic Development Authority (SEDA). To learn more about Grant, visit https://www.savannahnow.com/business/20191219/brynn-grant-to-lead-united-way-of-coastal-empire.

Brynn Grant of Leadership Southeast Georgia


SBAC CELEBRATES 30 YEARS

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Small Business Assistance Corporation (SBAC) celebrates 30 years in business.  To view a slideshow of the celebration, watch the video here: https://youtu.be/tffRyasuL-A.

YAPPY HOUR HOLIDAY EDITION DONATION DRIVE

(JASPER COUNTY, S.C.) Peacock Subaru Hilton Head hosted Yappy Hour Holiday Edition for local families to enjoy an evening with furry friends. Guests were invited to bring their pets to take pictures with Santa Claus and enjoy special Christmas music and treats. During this Yappy Hour, dogs were available for adoption through Renegade Paws Rescue and Peacock Subaru Hilton Head collected toys for the Marine Toys For Tots Foundation. For more information, visit  https://www.savannahbusinessjournal.com/news-categories/145-lowcountry-business-news/9815-dec-13-donation-drive-benefited-renegade-paws-rescue-and-marine-toys-for-tots-foundation-at-yappy-hour-%E2%80%9Choliday-edition%E2%80%9D.html.

LOWCOUNTRY LADIES LUNCHEON

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Lowcountry Ladies Luncheon will be held Feb. 7, 2020 at EmployAbility in Savannah. Registration is now open, and seating is limited. Tickets are $30 each and can be purchased online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2020-lowcountry-ladies-luncheon-savannah-tickets-83533728631.

PALMETTO ANIMAL LEAGUE DONATION DRIVE HELD DURING DECEMBER

(BLUFFTON/BEAUFORT, SC) Santa Paws at Pinnacle, an annual holiday donation drive benefiting Palmetto Animal League (PAL), launched for the month of December with a kick-off party hosted at Pinnacle Medical Group’s Sheridan Park office on Thursday, Dec. 5. Those who wish to give to PAL in the last few days of the month are encouraged to bring new blankets, towels, dog toys, food, cleaning supplies, shampoos, collars, leashes, beds and tennis balls. Pet store gift cards and cash donations are also accepted. All donations throughout the month will be given to PAL and distributed among rural shelters with limited resources. Community members who donate will receive a $50 gift card toward an injectable treatment at Pinnacle Medical Group. To learn more about the donation drive, visit https://www.wsav.com/community/santa-paws-at-pinnacle-underway-benefit-palmetto-animal-league/.

MALLORY TURNER VON WALDNER JOINS SAVANNAH VETERINARY MEDICAL CENTER

(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah Veterinary Medical Center is pleased to announce that Dr. Mallory Turner von Waldner has joined the practice as the newest associate veterinarian. In her new position, von Waldner will be responsible for routine appointments, performing surgeries, caring for sick patients, counseling clients and providing recommendations based on diagnostic tests. To learn more about von Waldner, visit https://www.savannahbusinessjournal.com/news-categories/people-in-the-news/9811-dec-12-savannah-veterinary-medical-center-hires-dr-mallory-turner-von-waldner.html.

UGA IMPACT LAUNCHES WEEK OF SERVICE AT PARK PLACE OUTREACH

(SAVANNAH, GA) A group of students involved with IMPACT UGA participated in a week long service project at the Park Place Outreach Youth Emergency Shelter. IMPACT UGA is a program facilitated by the University of Georgia Center for Leadership & Service that encourages students to serve for a week at various nonprofit locations across the eastern coast during winter and spring breaks. IMPACT UGA students will serve Park Place Outreach through a variety of tasks such as painting, yardwork, assembling furniture, etc. To learn more about Park Place Outreach, visit http://parkplaceyes.org.

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CHRIS GIGNAC OF FPC OF SAVANNAH RECOGNIZED NATIONALLY AS A PLATINUM PLUS RECRUITER

(SAVANNAH, GA) Chris Gignac has been recognized by FPC National as a Platinum Plus Recruiter for her success in placing top-level candidates with companies that are the best fit. Since 1990, FPC of Savannah has served the city as an executive recruiting firm specializing in the placement of top-tier business professionals. This year, the firm was recognized as the top producing office among 65 franchises nationwide. This marks the third time Gignac has made the list of Platinum Recruiters in only her fourth year with FPC of Savannah. Last year she became the top FPC recruiter nationwide, and she is right here in Savannah. To learn more about Chris and her role with FPC, visit https://savannahbusinessjournal.com/news-categories/people-in-the-news/9798-dec-9-chris-gignac-recognized-as-an-fpc-platinum-plus-recruiter-in-production.html.

Chris Gignac FPC of Savannah


ROTO-ROOTER PLUMBERS OF SAVANNAH

(ROTO-ROOTER PLUMBERS OF SAVANNAH) Happy New Year! You may already have some resolutions ready for your home, but what about creating some pertaining to your plumbing in particular? After all, your home’s water supply needs love and care, too! If you’re having trouble coming up with good plumbing goals for 2020, never fear. We’ll be sharing our top five throughout the coming month! #1: Be selective with your garbage disposal… Contrary to popular belief your garbage disposal isn’t a catch-all for your food scraps. There are certain items that should go in the regular trash – like grease, egg shells, pasta and coffee grounds. To learn more, visit https://rotosavannah.com/.

JENKINS ATHLETIC CLUB LAUNCHES “VERTICAL JUMP FOR JAC” WITH DONATION DROP-OFF DAY

(SAVANNAH, GA) At a special holiday event, the community was invited to join members of the Jenkins Athletic Club (JAC) to enjoy complimentary Christmas cookies and photos with Santa Claus. During this event, the JAC collected donations for the club’s youth athletic programs and seasonal camps.To learn more about the event, visit https://www.wtoc.com/2019/12/16/santa-claus-visits-childrens-hospital-jenkins-athletic-club-savannah/.

RMHC RECEIVES $2,000 DONATION FROM SAVANNAH MARITIME AFTER HOURS

(SAVANNAH, GA) For the sixth year in a row, Savannah Maritime After Hours has presented a $2,000 holiday donation to the Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of the Coastal Empire in support of the growing needs of the House and its residents. Members of the Savannah Maritime Association raised this money through Savannah Maritime After Hours networking events held on the first Wednesday of each month. To learn more about Savannah Maritime After Hours, visit https://www.facebook.com/savannahMaritimeAfterHours/

2020 BLITZ BORDER BOWL

(SAVANNAH, GA) The 2020 Blitz Border Bowl is coming Saturday, Jan. 11 to Savannah’s Memorial Stadium. Savannah’s Bowl Game will be an all-star challenge pitting the best seniors from The Georgia Coastal Empire against the best seniors from The South Carolina Lowcountry, all to benefit the Ronald McDonald House Charities. This year Jenkins High School Head Coach Jason Cameron leads the Georgia squad. Whale Branch High School Coach Jerry Hatcher leads the South Carolina all-stars. Tickets to this local bowl game are $10 and can be purchased online at https://gatehouselive.enmotive.com/events/register/2020-blitz-border-bowl. To learn more visit WSAV.com/BlitzBorderBowl.

FORSYTH FARMER’S MARKET LAUNCHES 912 FOOD FARMACY

(SAVANNAH, GA) Forsyth Farmers’ Market has received a $455,000 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture to start a produce prescription program in early 2020. This program, 912 Food Farmacy, strives to improve community health through nutrition education, increased access to fresh and local foods, and financial incentives for purchasing these healthy food items. Supported by REACH Savannah initiatives, the 912 Food Farmacy will partner with four local health centers (St. Joseph’s/Candler’s St. Mary’s Community Center, Memorial Health Children’s Hospital, Chatham County Health Department, and J.C. Lewis Primary Health Care Center) to serve low-income individuals who have, or are at risk for, diet-related chronic diseases. To learn more, visit https://fox28media.com/news/local/forsyth-farmers-market-new-program-helping-low-income-community-access-healthy-foods.

UNION MISSION SERVES HOLIDAY MEALS

(SAVANNAH, GA) In the spirit of the holidays, Union Mission served 300 holiday meals, provided by Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation with the support of Sodexo, to local families and individuals in need on December 23rd at Grace House.

ENMARKET HOCKEY CLASSIC DATES ANNOUNCED

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Enmarket Hockey Classic is returning to Savannah! This annual event will take place Friday, Jan. 17, and Saturday, Jan. 18. Tickets are on sale now. For more information,
 visit http://savannahcivic.com/events/category/series/savannah-hockey-classic/.

DID YOU KNOW? 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Children who still suck their fingers or thumbs after their permanent teeth start coming in, usually around the age of 5 or 6, can cause permanent changes that affect both tooth and jaw structure. For more information on how to protect your child’s teeth, visit http://www.sandflyfamilydental.com.

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MEET BRUCE

(SAVANNAH, GA) While Bruce might not have had the best life before coming to Coastal Pet Rescue, you’d never know it–just look at that face! His smile is so contagious you can’t help but be happy when spending time with him, whether you’re laying on the couch relaxing or playing outside. He’s active and loves to give and get lots of interaction and love, but he can also be pretty chill. To adopt Bruce, visit http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2019-d-041-bruce/.