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(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, March 2, 2020

Savannah’s

 

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THE SECOND ANNUAL ROYAL FLUSH CASINO NIGHT

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Roto-Rooter Plumbers of Savannah held its Second Annual Royal Flush Casino Night on Thursday, Feb. 27, to benefit the Coastal Empire Habitat for Humanity. The casino-themed party took place at the Savannah Station, 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. For photos from the event or more information, visit https://www.wsav.com/photo-galleries/photo-gallery-roto-rooter-plumbers-royal-flush-casino-night/ and https://www.savannahnow.com/photogallery/GA/20200228/NEWS/228009998/PH/1.

 

 

3RD ANNUAL SAVANNAH ROTARY READ-IN CALLS FOR VOLUNTEERS

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Did you know that children who are read to at home enjoy a substantial advantage over those who are not, with the number of words in a child’s vocabulary being an important indicator of later academic success, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. To support the kids here locally, several Rotary clubs and community volunteers in the greater Savannah area are hosting the third annual Savannah Rotary Read-In (SRRI) on Wednesday, March 25, from 9-10:30 a.m. SRRI 2020 will be reading to 35 schools and over 630 classrooms in the SCCPSS, reaching over 14,000 students in total. The group is currently calling for volunteers. To learn more, visit http://www.southernmamas.com/2020/savannah-rotary-read-in-2020/.

 

CARRIAGE TRADE PUBLIC RELATIONS® MARKS 25TH ANNIVERSARY

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Carriage Trade Public Relations® Inc. will observe its 25th anniversary on March 6, marking a quarter of a century of service to the region’s small business community. As a lead-up to the anniversary, Young will publish “Reputation Matrix,” a step-by-step guidebook to help small businesses increase their visibility, credibility and positive word-of-mouth in the community and online. Once released, the book will be available on Amazon. For more information, visit www.carriagetradepr.com or contact 912-844-9990.

 

 

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.

 

25 TIPS FOR BUILDING YOUR BRAND AND BUSINESS

 

(OPEN FOR BUSINESS) Marjorie Young, founder of Carriage Trade PR, shares her top 25 tips from building her own business and brand over the past 25 years. Watch here!

 

DIGICON THE SERIES, FIRST SESSION BEGINS MARCH 24, 2020

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center (SBDC), a Public Service and Outreach unit of the University of Georgia, along with M&R Marketing invite small business owners and marketing managers to a brand-new four-part digital marketing series. Take the mystery out of the ever-changing platforms, strategies, tactics and tools and gain confidence in your ability to identify digital marketing opportunities to grow your business and the tactical ability to put them into place! Sign up for individual workshops or take all four to save $67. For dates, times and topics please contact Liz Overstreet at 912-651-3200 or visit www.georgiasbdc.org/digicon-series for a conference brochure and to register online.

 

 

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/

 

 

PARADE COMMITTEE TO HOST SPECIAL ST. PATRICK’S DAY BREAKFAST AT UNION MISSION

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee will serve Union Mission clients a special “green” breakfast at Grace House (120 Fahm Street, Savannah, GA 31401) on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 from 7:00 – 8:00 am. Grace House of Union Mission is a thirty-two (32) bed emergency shelter for homeless men that provides basic human needs services such as shelter, food and clothing for up to 90 days with the overall goal of helping clients end their homelessness. To learn more visit www.unionmission.org.

 

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.

 

 

NEW DEVELOPMENT OFF TOWNE CENTER DRIVE IN POOLER

 

(POOLER, GA) Developer Tony Yang and the Dewitt Tilton Group are working to bring the beautifully designed Towne Center #5 to the Pooler area, featuring a restaurant and five other units. The property is expected to be completed this October. To learn more, visit https://www.wtoc.com/2020/02/19/new-development-coming-pooler-fall/

 

 

TYBEE ISLAND MARITIME ACADEMY SUPPORTS PARK PLACE OUTREACH

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Tybee Island Maritime Academy (TIMA) 5th graders held a clothing and canned food drive for Park Place Outreach to bring their studies about the Great Depression into the present. To learn more, visit  https://www.parkplaceyes.org/.

 

 

BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF HILTON HEAD ISLAND TO HOST ANNUAL SPRING GALA

 

(HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC) The Boys & Girls Club of Hilton Head Island will host its annual spring gala on Saturday, Mar. 21, at 6 p.m. at The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa. All funds raised will support the Boys & Girls Club of Hilton Head Island’s programs. For sponsorship and ticket information please visit https://www.bgchiltonhead.org/events/annual-gala-2020. Learn more here.

 

RMH DRESS DRIVE MARCH 7

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Who wants to wear the same dress twice? That’s why The Annual Ronald McDonald House Dress Drive was organized last year by local high school students. They are now collecting gently used dresses and would appreciate any help spreading the word to benefit the families of the Ronald McDonald House. It is a great place to find special occasion dresses or even everyday sundresses. Please spread the word and donate at Savannah Power Yoga on Saturday, March 7, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. The drive will also be collecting at SCDS, SVA and Ad Specialty Services at 402 E. Montgomery Cross Rd until Monday, March 2. The RMH can also arrange a pick up. To learn more, visit https://www.rmhc.org/.

 

“JEWELS AND JEANS” EVENT

 

(HILTON HEAD, SC) The Beaufort County Foundation for Educational Excellence will host its annual “Jewels & Jeans” event on Saturday, March 7 from 6 to 9:30 p.m. at Hilton Head Beach & Tennis Club, 40 Folly Field Road. This year’s event will honor Kathy Cramer for her passion of providing opportunities to people with disabilities in the community. Proceeds fund innovative teaching grants in Beaufort County’s public schools. Grant recipients will be at the event sharing their stories. The evening also features a live auction, great food and entertainment by Deas Guyz. Tickets for the event are available now, but usually sell out quickly. Tickets are $75/person. For more information or tickets, visit www.FoundationEdExcellence.com or call 843-301-7150.

 

 

MOUTH HEALTH

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Did you know your mouth’s health can reflect the health of your body overall? If you’ve noticed an increase is cavities, gum sensitivity and other mouth-related symptoms, check out this article and consult with your doctor about possible signs of more serious issues: https://www.health.com/condition/oral-health/oral-symptoms?crlt=%5Bobject%20Object%5D&crlt.pid=camp.py08Qwj8hAQo.  

 

Sandfly Family Dental, Savannah Dentist, Savannah Public Relations, Carriage Trade Public Relations, Cecilia Russo Marketing

 

PEACOCK AUTOMOTIVE AND WSAV PAY IT FORWARD TO LOWCOUNTRY DRESS FOR SUCCESS

 

(SAVANNAH, GA/BLUFFTON, SC) Peacock Automotive and WSAV teamed up to benefit Lowcountry Dress for Success, a nonprofit dedicated to providing school uniforms to children in need. To learn more, visit https://www.wsav.com/video/peacock-pay-it-forward-lowcountry-dress-for-success/4356889/.

 

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/.

 

MEET HOLIDAY

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Holiday is the best – sweet, loving, and very affectionate. She obeys commands (especially “No”), and has gotten along well with the other dogs in her foster home. While she is still working on potty training, and can be protective of her person, she will comply when told to stop and is not destructive. Her foster says that she has been a pleasure to foster, and will make some owner very happy in the future. To adopt Holiday or another animal from Coastal Pet Rescue, visit http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2019-d-186-holiday/.

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, February 24, 2020

Savannah’s

 

COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES

 

The Local Newswire

 

THE SECOND ANNUAL ROYAL FLUSH CASINO NIGHT IS THIS THURSDAY

 

(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/.

 

 

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.

 

BETHESDA WINS PLAYOFF OPENER

 

(SAVANNAHNOW.COM) Bethesda beat King’s Academy 81-48 in the first round of the SCISA Class 2A playoffs: https://www.savannahnow.com/sports/20200221/high-schools-bethesda-wins-playoff-opener.

 

PINNACLE MEDICAL GROUP HOSTS BEAUTY, BUBBLES AND BITES

 

(BLUFFTON/BEAUFORT, SC) 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/.

 

LSEGA Class of 2020
LSEGA Class of 2020

 

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.

 

 

BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF HILTON HEAD ISLAND TO HOST ANNUAL SPRING GALA

 

(HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC) The Boys & Girls Club of Hilton Head Island will host its annual spring gala on Saturday, Mar. 21, at 6 p.m. at The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa. All funds raised will support the Boys & Girls Club of Hilton Head Island’s programs. For sponsorship and ticket information please visit https://www.bgchiltonhead.org/events/annual-gala-2020.

“JEWELS AND JEANS” EVENT

 

(HILTON HEAD, SC) The Beaufort County Foundation for Educational Excellence will host its annual “Jewels & Jeans” event on Saturday, March 7 from 6 to 9:30 p.m. at Hilton Head Beach & Tennis Club, 40 Folly Field Road. This year’s event will honor Kathy Cramer for her passion of providing opportunities to people with disabilities in the community. Proceeds fund innovative teaching grants in Beaufort County’s public schools. Grant recipients will be at the event sharing their stories. The evening also features a live auction, great food and entertainment by Deas Guyz. Tickets for the event are available now, but usually sell out quickly. Tickets are $75/person. For more information or tickets, visit www.FoundationEdExcellence.com or call 843-301-7150.

 

 

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/.

 

 

TIPS FOR HEALTHY TEETH

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Excessive brushing can actually cause your gums to recede. For effective tooth brushing that won’t damage gum tissue or enamel, hold your toothbrush at a 45-degree angle and move the bristles in gentle circular motions. If you are having problems with receding gums, come see a dentist: https://www.sandflyfamilydental.com/

 

Sandfly Family Dental, Savannah Dentist, Savannah Public Relations, Carriage Trade Public Relations, Cecilia Russo Marketing

 

PEACOCK AUTOMOTIVE AND WSAV PAY IT FORWARD TO EMPLOYABILITY

 

(SAVANNAH, GA/BLUFFTON, S.C.) Peacock Automotive and WSAV teamed up to benefit Employability, a nonprofit . To learn more, visit https://www.wsav.com/pay-it-forward/pay-it-forward-employability/.

 

 

MEET TOFFEE

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Toffee is a cream-colored lady cat that loves to act like a kitten, enjoying every second of playing and cuddling! She loves to greet everyone she meets and is always looking to be petted. She is also great with other cats, but mostly wants to find her forever humans! To adopt Toffee or another animal from Coastal Pet Rescue, visit http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2019-c-041-toffee/.

 

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

Savannah’s

COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES

The Local Newswire

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 7 from 6 to 9:30 p.m. at Hilton Head Beach & Tennis Club, 40 Folly Field Road. This year’s event will honor Kathy Cramer for her passion of providing opportunities to people with disabilities in the community. Proceeds fund innovative teaching grants in Beaufort County’s public schools. Grant recipients will be at the event sharing their stories. The evening also features a live auction, great food and entertainment by Deas Guyz. Tickets for the event are available now, but usually sell out quickly. Tickets are $75/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/.

Sandfly Family Dental, Savannah Dentist, Savannah Public Relations, Carriage Trade Public Relations, Cecilia Russo Marketing

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/.

Sandfly Family Dental, Savannah Dentist, Savannah Public Relations, Carriage Trade Public Relations, Cecilia Russo Marketing

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

Leadership Southeast Georgia
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/.

(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, December 9, 2019

Savannah’s

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DONATION DRIVE AT YAPPY HOUR “HOLIDAY EDITION”

(JASPER COUNTY, S.C.) Peacock Subaru Hilton Head will host a “Yappy Hour Holiday Edition” on Thursday, Dec. 12, for local families to enjoy an evening with furry friends. Guests are invited to bring their pets to take pictures with Santa Claus and enjoy special Christmas music and treats. During this Yappy Hour, dogs will be available for adoption through Renegade Paws Rescue and Peacock Subaru Hilton Head will be collecting toys for the Marine Toys For Tots Foundation. The free event will take place from 5-7 p.m. at Peacock Subaru Hilton Head, located at 111 Drivers Way near Bluffton. For more information, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/yappy-hour-holiday-edition-tickets-78199283161.

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

(SAVANNAH, GA) At a special holiday event on Sunday, Dec. 15, from 1-4 p.m. at 6408 Waters Ave., the community is 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 will be collecting donations for the club’s youth athletic programs and seasonal camps. To learn more about the event, visit  https://www.facebook.com/events/2522829664630153/.

WELCOME OUR NEW PUBLIC RELATIONS SPECIALIST

(SAVANNAH, GA) Skylar Lanier has returned from graduate school in Scotland to her hometown of Savannah to accept the position of Public Relations Specialist with the collaborative companies Carriage Trade Public Relations®, Inc. and Cecilia Russo Marketing, LLC. Lanier will coordinate communications, media and print collateral to build strong relationships between local businesses, nonprofits and the community. To learn more visit https://www.savannahbusinessjournal.com/news-categories/people-in-the-news/9763-nov-27-skylar-lanier-joins-carriage-trade-public-relations%C2%AE-and-cecilia-russo-marketing-as-public-relations-specialist.html.

PALMETTO ANIMAL LEAGUE DONATION DRIVE HELD DURING DECEMBER

(BLUFFTON/BEAUFORT, SC) Santa Paws at Pinnacle, a 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 this 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/.

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 FPC, visit https://www.fpcsav.com/.

COMPUTERS DONATED TO BOYS & GIRLS CLUB BY PEACOCK AUTOMOTIVE 

(JASPER COUNTY, S.C.) Members of the Boys & Girls Club of Jasper County received 16 refurbished desktop computers that will be used to advance educational programs as the Club aims to empower youth to excel in school, practice good citizenship and lead healthy, productive lives. It will especially impact the Club’s literacy program, which bridges in-person tutoring with online learning engagement to help members learn and retain improved reading abilities. The donation was presented by Peacock Automotive. Watch the video to learn more here https://youtu.be/3p4I6T5jaqA.

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/

MOCK CRISIS TRAINING HELD IN SAVANNAH

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Spill Response Corporation recently held a mock crisis training. Organizations like the Coast Guard and DNR attended. They worked through a real world scenario and learned how to respond and minimize environmental impact during a crisis. For more information visit https://www.wtoc.com/2019/11/21/mock-crisis-training-held-savannah-river/.

HOLIDAY MEALS DELIVERED TO THUNDERBOLT FIREFIGHTERS, POLICE OFFICERS AND UTILITY WORKERS FROM LOCAL COMMERCIAL CONSTRUCTION FIRM, THE DEWITT TILTON GROUP

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Dewitt Tilton Group, a premier construction firm in the Lowcountry, showed its gratitude to the Town of Thunderbolt’s firefighters, police officers and utility workers by personally delivering Thanksgiving lunches from Thunderbolt restaurant Coach’s Corner. This is the second year that the leadership team and employees of the Dewitt Tilton Group have delivered holiday meals to Thunderbolt’s first responders and the first year of providing the meals to the utility workers. In total, over 20 meals were delivered. To learn more, visit https://www.dewitttiltongroup.com/.

ENMARKET ACQUIRES ZIP-IN FOODS

(RICHMOND HILL, GA) Enmarket has acquired the former Zip-In Foods near First McAllister State Park. This marks the 125th location for the fast-growing convenience store chain and becomes its second in rapidly developing Bryan County. The store is located at 15163 Georgia Highway 144, at the highway’s intersection with Fort McAllister Road, and will serve visitors of Fort McAllister State Park and its associated boat ramp, as well as the growing residential population in and around Richmond Hill. For more information, visit https://www.savannahnow.com/business/20191118/enmarket-acquires-former-zip-in-foods-store.

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.

ST JOSEPH’S/CANDLER ADDS NEW YOUTH HEALTH COORDINATOR

(SAVANNAH, GA) St. Joseph’s Candler’s African American Health Information & Resource Center (AAHIRC) recently added Allison Griswold as the new Youth Health Coordinator II. A recent graduate of Georgia Southern University’s Public Health program, Griswold is continuing her education at Mercer University which she is pursuing her Master of Health Informatics degree. To learn more visit https://www.savannahbusinessjournal.com/news-categories/people-in-the-news/9764-dec-2-st-joseph-s-candler-adds-new-youth-health-coordinator-to-team.html.

YOU DON’T HAVE TO DO BUSINESS WITH EVERYONE

(SAVANNAH CEO) Charles Bowen, Founder of Bowen Law Group, discusses the importance of choosing clients carefully and recognizing a problem customer when you see one. Watch the interview here: http://savannahceo.com/video/2019/11/charles-bowen-bowen-law-group-you-dont-have-do-business-everyone/.

UNITED WAY CELEBRATES SUCCESSFUL CAMPAIGN

(SAVANNAH, GA) United Way of the Coastal Empire celebrated a successful fundraising year, with the 2019 annual campaign reached a total of $8,309,030 or 102 percent over the goal. Funds raised will be invested in programs and services to help children achieve their potential, assist individuals and families to become financially independent, and improve community health. For more information visit https://www.savannahnow.com/news/20191121/united-way-of-coastal-empire-raises-over-83-million-for-local-nonprofit-organizations.

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.

5 STRATEGIC PLANNING MOVES TO POSITION FOR SUCCESS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Savvy business owners are now looking ahead to their business prospects for the year 2020. Now is the time to begin looking at strategic planning for the upcoming year. Here are five simple yet strategically sound steps to help plan for a successful 2020: https://www.georgiasbdc.org/5-strategic-planning-moves/.

BIKE WALK SAVANNAH HOLDS HOLIDAY BIKE DRIVE 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Bike Walk Savannah has launched its sixth annual holiday bike drive in partnership with Blessings in a Bookbag. The bikes will be donated as holiday gifts to children who would not otherwise be able to get one. Bike Walk Savannah is a community partner of the REACH Savannah collaboration of the YMCA of Coastal Georgia and Healthy Savannah. The goal of  REACH Savannah to provide close the gap in health disparities among priority populations in Savannah and Chatham County. Bikes can be delivered for the rest of the month on Thursdays from 7-9 p.m. and Sundays from 2-4 p.m. at 1301 A Lincoln St. For more information, visit https://www.wtoc.com/2019/11/18/donations-roll-annual-holiday-bike-drive/?fbclid=IwAR0uCKiRvSvhiz04DWd76Ip88o9XU6-xUAppJmK-mnOOX-J9YoyZKdY5gOM.

PREVENT FREEZING PIPES THIS SEASON

(ROTO-ROOTER PLUMBERS OF SAVANNAH) If you’re feeling cold, so are your pipes! As the weather threatens to drop down to freezing and below, follow these tips to prevent frozen pipes: https://www.rotorooter.com/plumbing-videos/flood-prevention/how-to-prevent-frozen-water-pipes/.

UNION MISSION AWARDED LITTER CLEAN TEAM PROGRAM

(SAVANNAH, GA) The City of Savannah awarded Union Mission a $140,400 contract for the Litter Clean Team Litter Removal Program to help expand solid waste service capabilities and improve community cleanliness in the city’s downtown areas beginning this December. The one-year contract will enable the Litter Clean Team to provide afternoon litter pick up three days a week from 1-5 p.m. along identified major corridors. To learn more visit www.unionmission.org.

BETHESDA ACADEMY STUDENT SERVES CHATHAM COUNTY YOUTH COMMISSION

(SAVANNAH, GA) Bethesda Academy is proud to announce that Ivan Gooding, a junior at Bethesda Academy and a multi-sport athlete dedicated to his schoolwork and family, is serving his community through membership with the Chatham County Youth Commission. To learn more about Bethesda Academy, visit http://bethesdaacademy.org.

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/.

SPARK: WEEKEND ACADEMY

(UGA) Registration for Spring 2020 is now open! We are offering eleven exciting programs, including sessions on Mini Medical School, Culinary, Robotics, Creative Writing, and more. Spark will feature new information and activities, so even if you have attended our Summer Academy camps, these programs are for you. To learn more, visit https://www.georgiacenter.uga.edu/youth/spark?utm_source=CC&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=219321-spark-academy-Nov2019.

DON’T LET THINGS GET WORSE 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Untreated dental disease can lead to serious health problems such as infection, damage to bone or nerve and tooth loss. Dental infections that are left untreated can even spread to other parts of the body and, in rare cases, be life threatening. For more information on how to protect your teeth, visit http://www.sandflyfamilydental.com/.

Sandfly Family Dental, Savannah Dentist, Savannah Public Relations, Carriage Trade Public Relations, Cecilia Russo Marketing

MEET DORIAN

(SAVANNAH, GA) Meet Dorian. Dorian was abandoned with his three siblings at the marina just days before Hurricane Dorian. Dorian is a black and white kitten with crazy whiskers and big green eyes! Much like the hurricane he is named after, he is slow and sweet! He loves snacks and napping on the back of the couch but is always ready to play if he has someone to play with. Dorian is a straight up napper pro – this kitten is down to cuddle 24/7! To adopt Dorian, visit http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2019-c-071-dorian/.

(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, November 25, 2019

Savannah’s

 

COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES

 

The Local Newswire

 

GROUNDBREAKING ON THE SHOPS AT LAKESIDE VILLAGE

(POOLER, GA) Officials broke ground on a new shopping center development in Pooler. Once completed, The Shops at Lakeside Village will be an exciting new retail center in one of the most rapidly developing sectors of Pooler. The Dewitt Tilton Group has been contracted for the construction of the building. For more information visit https://www.savannahnow.com/business/20191119/officials-break-ground-for-pooler-retail-center.

PALMETTO ANIMAL LEAGUE DONATION DRIVE “SANTA PAWS AT PINNACLE” TO LAUNCH FOR DECEMBER

(BLUFFTON/BEAUFORT, SC) Santa Paws at Pinnacle, a holiday donation drive benefiting Palmetto Animal League (PAL), will launch for the month of December with a kick-off party hosted at Pinnacle Medical Group’s Sheridan Park office at 7 Mallet Way on Thursday, Dec. 5 from 4 to 6 p.m. Guests 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. With each donation, guests will receive a $50 gift card toward an injectable treatment at Pinnacle Medical Group. To reserve a spot at the kick-off event, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/499953557533212/?active_tab=about.

ENMARKET ACQUIRES ZIP-IN FOODS

(RICHMOND HILL, GA) Enmarket has acquired the former Zip-In Foods near First McAllister State Park. This marks the 125th location for the fast-growing convenience store chain and becomes its second in rapidly developing Bryan County. The store is located at 15163 Georgia Highway 144, at the highway’s intersection with Fort McAllister Road, and will serve visitors of Fort McAllister State Park and its associated boat ramp, as well as the growing residential population in and around Richmond Hill. For more information, visit https://www.savannahnow.com/business/20191118/enmarket-acquires-former-zip-in-foods-store.

Enmarket

DONATION DRIVE AT YAPPY HOUR “HOLIDAY EDITION”

(JASPER COUNTY, S.C.) Peacock Subaru Hilton Head will host a “Yappy Hour Holiday Edition” on Thursday, Dec. 12, for local families to enjoy an evening with furry friends. Guests are invited to bring their pets to take pictures with Santa Claus and enjoy special Christmas music and treats. During this Yappy Hour, dogs will be available for adoption through Renegade Paws Rescue and Peacock Subaru Hilton Head will be collecting toys for the Marine Toys For Tots Foundation’s program. The free event will take place from 5-7 p.m. at the Peacock Subaru Hilton Head, located at 111 Drivers Way near Bluffton. For more information, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/yappy-hour-holiday-edition-tickets-78199283161.

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.

BETHESDA’S MCKAY PLAYER OF THE WEEK

(SAVANNAH MORNING NEWS) Antjuan McKay has been recognized as the Savannah Morning News High School Football Player of the Week after his pivotal role in Bethesda Academy’s 44-28 win over Carolina Academy in a SCISA Class A semifinal game. McKay completed 7 of 14 passes for 292 yards with touchdown passes to Jonathan Joseph and Ivan Gooding. McKay also added 7 tackles at safety. For more information on McKay and the game, visit https://www.savannahnow.com/sports/20191119/high-school-football-player-of-week-antjuan-mckay-bethesda-academy.

Sandfly Family Dental, Savannah Dentist, Savannah Public Relations, Carriage Trade Public Relations, Cecilia Russo Marketing

KEEPING YOUR DISHWASHER IN GOOD CONDITION FOR THE HOLIDAYS

(ROTO-ROOTER PLUMBERS OF SAVANNAH) Thanksgiving brings lots of good eats, and that means lots of dirty dishes. In other words, it’s one of the busiest days of the year for your dishwasher. Our blog outlines signs of common dishwasher problems to help you make sure yours is in tip-top-shape for T-day so you can get back to spending time with the family: https://www.rotorooter.com/blog/five-signs-of-a-clogged-dishwasher/.

MEET UNO

(SAVANNAH, GA) Meet Uno. Uno is a blast! He has a loud meow, lots of spunk and lives for exploring, but also enjoys being held and snuggled like a baby. This little cutie is great with kids and is very playful and affectionate. To adopt Uno, visit http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2019-c-048-uno/.

SHIPS OF THE SEA HOSTS FIRST ANNUAL BENEFIT CONCERT FEATURING GAELYNN LEA

(SAVANNAH, GA) Ships of the Sea will host its First Annual Benefit Concert in celebration of International Day of Persons with Disabilities Day featuring song-writer and advocate Gaelynn Lea on Dec. 6. All proceeds from the event will be donated in support of Rooted in Rights. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for a 7 p.m. start. To learn more about the concert or to purchase tickets, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gaelynn-lea-in-concert-at-ships-of-the-sea-tickets-77905654911.

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/.

SPARK: WEEKEND ACADEMY

(UGA) Registration for Spring 2020 is now open! We are offering eleven exciting programs, including sessions on Mini Medical School, Culinary, Robotics, Creative Writing, and more. Spark will feature new information and activities, so even if you have attended our Summer Academy camps, these programs are for you. To learn more, visit https://www.georgiacenter.uga.edu/youth/spark?utm_source=CC&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=219321-spark-academy-Nov2019.

KNOW THE SYMPTOMS

(SAVANNAH, GA) The term oral cancer includes cancers of the mouth and the pharynx. Symptoms may include, a sore, irritation, lump or thick patch in the mouth, lip, or throat, a white or red patch in the mouth and difficulty chewing or swallowing. Sandfly Family Dental offers oral cancer screenings. To set up your oral cancer screening, visit http://www.sandflyfamilydental.com/.

Sandfly Family Dental, Savannah Dentist, Savannah Public Relations, Carriage Trade Public Relations, Cecilia Russo Marketing

KEEPING YOUR DISHWASHER IN GOOD CONDITION FOR THE HOLIDAYS

(ROTO-ROOTER PLUMBERS OF SAVANNAH) Thanksgiving brings lots of good eats, and that means lots of dirty dishes. In other words, it’s one of the busiest days of the year for your dishwasher. Our blog outlines signs of common dishwasher problems to help you make sure yours is in tip-top-shape for T-day so you can get back to spending time with the family: https://www.rotorooter.com/blog/five-signs-of-a-clogged-dishwasher/.

MEET UNO

(SAVANNAH, GA) Meet Uno. Uno is a blast! He has a loud meow, lots of spunk and lives for exploring, but also enjoys being held and snuggled like a baby. This little cutie is great with kids and is very playful and affectionate. To adopt Uno, visit http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2019-c-048-uno/.

AMERICA’S SECOND HARVEST NEEDS YOUR HELP

(SAVANNAH, GA) America’s Second Harvest is known for helping others in need. Now they  need your help because the holidays are right around the corner and their shelves are empty. If you own a business or are a member of a religious organization that would like to help, you can give back in a great way by holding a food drive. For more information visit https://www.wjcl.com/article/americas-second-harvest-in-dire-need-of-food/29578813.

SHIPS OF THE SEA HOSTS FIRST ANNUAL BENEFIT CONCERT FEATURING GAELYNN LEA

(SAVANNAH, GA) Ships of the Sea will host its First Annual Benefit Concert in celebration of International Day of Persons with Disabilities Day featuring song-writer and advocate Gaelynn Lea on Dec. 6. All proceeds from the event will be donated in support of Rooted in Rights. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for a 7 p.m. start. To learn more about the concert or to purchase tickets, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gaelynn-lea-in-concert-at-ships-of-the-sea-tickets-77905654911.

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/.

SPARK: WEEKEND ACADEMY

(UGA) Registration for Spring 2020 is now open! We are offering eleven exciting programs, including sessions on Mini Medical School, Culinary, Robotics, Creative Writing, and more. Spark will feature new information and activities, so even if you have attended our Summer Academy camps, these programs are for you. To learn more, visit https://www.georgiacenter.uga.edu/youth/spark?utm_source=CC&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=219321-spark-academy-Nov2019.

KNOW THE SYMPTOMS

(SAVANNAH, GA) The term oral cancer includes cancers of the mouth and the pharynx. Symptoms may include, a sore, irritation, lump or thick patch in the mouth, lip, or throat, a white or red patch in the mouth and difficulty chewing or swallowing. Sandfly Family Dental offers oral cancer screenings. To set up your oral cancer screening, visit http://www.sandflyfamilydental.com/.

Sandfly Family Dental, Savannah Dentist, Savannah Public Relations, Carriage Trade Public Relations, Cecilia Russo Marketing

KEEPING YOUR DISHWASHER IN GOOD CONDITION FOR THE HOLIDAYS

(ROTO-ROOTER PLUMBERS OF SAVANNAH) Thanksgiving brings lots of good eats, and that means lots of dirty dishes. In other words, it’s one of the busiest days of the year for your dishwasher. Our blog outlines signs of common dishwasher problems to help you make sure yours is in tip-top-shape for T-day so you can get back to spending time with the family: https://www.rotorooter.com/blog/five-signs-of-a-clogged-dishwasher/.

MEET UNO

(SAVANNAH, GA) Meet Uno. Uno is a blast! He has a loud meow, lots of spunk and lives for exploring, but also enjoys being held and snuggled like a baby. This little cutie is great with kids and is very playful and affectionate. To adopt Uno, visit http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2019-c-048-uno/.

11TH ANNUAL UNITED WAY TURKEY TROT SETS FOR THANKSGIVING MORNING

(SAVANNAH, GA) Celebrating its 11th year, the Annual United Way Turkey Trot returns to Daffin Park on Thanksgiving morning. Registration begins at 7 a.m. on Thursday, November 28th . Kids K starts at 8 a.m., followed by Diaper Dash at 8:15 a.m. The Turkey Trot 4-mile run/walk will start at 8:30 a.m. All proceeds benefit United Way of the Coastal Empire. To register, visit runsignup.com.

YOU DON’T HAVE TO DO BUSINESS WITH EVERYONE

(SAVANNAH CEO) Charles Bowen, Founder of Bowen Law Group, discusses the importance of choosing clients carefully and recognizing a problem customer when you see one. Watch the interview here: http://savannahceo.com/video/2019/11/charles-bowen-bowen-law-group-you-dont-have-do-business-everyone/.

UNITED WAY CELEBRATES SUCCESSFUL CAMPAIGN

(SAVANNAH, GA) United Way of the Coastal Empire celebrated a successful fundraising year, with the 2019 annual campaign reached a total of $8,309,030 or 102 percent over the goal. Funds raised will be invested in programs and services to help children achieve their potential, assist individuals and families to become financially independent, and improve community health. For more information visit https://www.savannahnow.com/news/20191121/united-way-of-coastal-empire-raises-over-83-million-for-local-nonprofit-organizations.

BIKE WALK SAVANNAH HOLDS HOLIDAY BIKE DRIVE 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Bike Walk Savannah has launched its sixth annual holiday bike drive in partnership with Blessings in a Bookbag. The bikes will be donated as holiday gifts to children who would not otherwise be able to get one. Bike Walk Savannah is a community partner of the REACH Savannah collaboration of the YMCA of Coastal Georgia and Healthy Savannah. The goal of  REACH Savannah to provide close the gap in health disparities among priority populations in Savannah and Chatham County. Bikes can be delivered for the rest of the month on Thursdays from 7-9 p.m. and Sundays from 2-4 p.m. at 1301 A Lincoln St. For more information, visit https://www.wtoc.com/2019/11/18/donations-roll-annual-holiday-bike-drive/?fbclid=IwAR0uCKiRvSvhiz04DWd76Ip88o9XU6-xUAppJmK-mnOOX-J9YoyZKdY5gOM.

ENMARKET DONATES TO LLS AT LIGHT THE NIGHT

(SAVANNAH, GA) Enmarket is pleased to announce that an outpouring of community support has enabled the company to raise $137,758 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Savannah. This was the sixth year Enmarket has collected community donations through this annual fundraiser, and in total, the company has raised nearly $640,000. For more information, visit https://cstoredecisions.com/2019/08/21/enmarket-raises-money-for-leukemia-and-lymphoma-society/.

BANK OF AMERICA AWARDS PARK PLACE OUTREACH

(SAVANNAH, GA) Bank of America launched its Neighborhood Champions program in Savannah, naming Park Place Outreach as its inaugural awardee. Neighborhood Champions supports the role strong nonprofit leaders play in advancing economic mobility and is an extension of the bank’s signature philanthropic initiative, Neighborhood Builders, the largest corporate philanthropic investment in nonprofit leadership in the country.  For more information visit https://www.savannahnow.com/entertainmentlife/20191109/bank-of-america-names-park-place-outreach-in-new-program.

ENMARKET OPENS TRAVEL PLAZA

(HARDEEVILLE, SC) Just over one year after Enmarket acquired Joker Joe’s Truck Stop off Interstate 95’s Exit 8, the property has undergone a complete renovation and expansion. Enmarket is the largest and fastest-growing convenience store operator based in the coastal Georgia and South Carolina low country region, and the new Enmarket Travel Plaza – complete with the state’s first franchise of the Texas-originated Fuzzy’s Taco Shop – has opened for business. For more information visit https://cstoredecisions.com/2019/11/08/enmarket-completes-renovation-of-largest-travel-plaza-yet/

ST. VINCENT’S ACADEMY DEDICATES LIBRARY

(SAVANNAH, GA) St. Vincent’s Academy, Savannah’s historic Catholic girls’ high school, dedicated its refurbished library to the late matriarch of a prominent Savannah family, Clara McDonough Russo, in a service held at the school. The dedication ceremony took place at the school, 207 E. Liberty St. For more information visit https://www.savannahnow.com/entertainmentlife/20191109/st-vincents-academy-dedicates-library-to-late-clara-mcdonough-russo.

5TH “BRA PROJECT” DONATES OVER $5,000 TO DRAGONBOAT BEAUFORT

(BLUFFTON/BEAUFORT, SC) Pinnacle Medical Group presented $5,140 to representatives of DragonBoat Beaufort, a local nonprofit that benefits breast cancer survivors in the lowcountry. The donation was raised from Pinnacle Medical Group’s fifth annual “The Bra Project,” a competition that featured one-of-a-kind bras created by students from Hilton Head High School, May River High School and Bluffton High School. For more information visit https://www.savannahbusinessjournal.com/news-categories/145-lowcountry-business-news/9632-oct-17-the-fifth-annual-bra-project-will-wrap-up-with-bras-bubbly-event.html.

HUNT, FISH & SHOOT PARTY

(JASPER CO., S.C.) The Boys & Girls Clubs of Jasper County hosted The Hunt, Fish & Shoot Party at Peacock Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram Fiat in support of the clubs’ programs throughout the year. The event included a Jeep rally and a raffle featuring items such as hunts, fishing charters, guns, kayaks, dinners and date nights. For more information visit https://www.bgclowcountry.org/jasper-county-events.

UNION MISSION TO SERVE 300 MEALS TO THOSE IN NEED THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

(SAVANNAH, GA) In the spirit of the holidays, Union Mission will serve 300 Thanksgiving dinners, provided by Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation with the support of Sodexo, to local families and individuals in need on Wednesday, November 27th at Grace House (120 Fahm Street) from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Volunteer opportunities are still available that day at Grace House from 8:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. or 10:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. Volunteers will have the opportunity to serve a meal or assist with donation giveaways. Register at https://unionmission.volunteerhub.com/lp/happyholidays/.

SAVANNAH SCORE ACHIEVES PLATINUM CHAPTER STATUS SECOND YEAR IN A ROW

(SAVANNAH, GA) SCORE, the nation’s largest provider of free business mentoring services and educational programs to aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners, is pleased to announce that for the second year in a row, the Savannah Chapter has been named a SCORE Platinum Chapter, the highest honor a SCORE chapter can achieve. By achieving this recognition, Savannah SCORE becomes the only Platinum level SCORE chapter in Georgia and places Savannah in the top 10% of SCORE’s 305 chapters nationwide. If you are an experienced businessperson who would like to give back to your community by becoming a Savannah SCORE Mentor, Subject Matter Expert, or Workshop Presenter, go to https://savannah.score.org/volunteer

2019 BEST OF POOLER

(POOLER, GA) West Chatham YMCA has been selected for the 2019 Best of Pooler Awards in the category of Youth Organization. For details and more information please visit https://pooler.management-honor-2019.net/PressReleaseub.aspx?cc=DMMR-VBNR-ULEE.

CYBERSECURITY FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

(SAVANNAH, GA) On Dec. 3 at 9 a.m., The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center (SBDC), a Public Service and Outreach unit of the University of Georgia, and Firestorm Cyber, invites small businesses to see Ethical Hackers employ the same knowledge and skills used to commit crimes to defend your company’s information, privacy and security. Guests will see a live demo of a Dark Web ID compromise and get their credentials checked for compromise too.
There are two kinds of companies: those that have been hacked and those that will be… don’t be a statistic! Seating is limited to 20 registrations. For more information please contact Liz Overstreet at 912-651-3200 or visit www.georgiasbdc.org/southern to register online.

AMERICA’S SECOND HARVEST NEEDS YOUR HELP

(SAVANNAH, GA) America’s Second Harvest is known for helping others in need. Now they  need your help because the holidays are right around the corner and their shelves are empty. If you own a business or are a member of a religious organization that would like to help, you can give back in a great way by holding a food drive. For more information visit https://www.wjcl.com/article/americas-second-harvest-in-dire-need-of-food/29578813.

SHIPS OF THE SEA HOSTS FIRST ANNUAL BENEFIT CONCERT FEATURING GAELYNN LEA

(SAVANNAH, GA) Ships of the Sea will host its First Annual Benefit Concert in celebration of International Day of Persons with Disabilities Day featuring song-writer and advocate Gaelynn Lea on Dec. 6. All proceeds from the event will be donated in support of Rooted in Rights. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for a 7 p.m. start. To learn more about the concert or to purchase tickets, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gaelynn-lea-in-concert-at-ships-of-the-sea-tickets-77905654911.

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/.

SPARK: WEEKEND ACADEMY

(UGA) Registration for Spring 2020 is now open! We are offering eleven exciting programs, including sessions on Mini Medical School, Culinary, Robotics, Creative Writing, and more. Spark will feature new information and activities, so even if you have attended our Summer Academy camps, these programs are for you. To learn more, visit https://www.georgiacenter.uga.edu/youth/spark?utm_source=CC&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=219321-spark-academy-Nov2019.

KNOW THE SYMPTOMS

(SAVANNAH, GA) The term oral cancer includes cancers of the mouth and the pharynx. Symptoms may include, a sore, irritation, lump or thick patch in the mouth, lip, or throat, a white or red patch in the mouth and difficulty chewing or swallowing. Sandfly Family Dental offers oral cancer screenings. To set up your oral cancer screening, visit http://www.sandflyfamilydental.com/.

Sandfly Family Dental, Savannah Dentist, Savannah Public Relations, Carriage Trade Public Relations, Cecilia Russo Marketing

KEEPING YOUR DISHWASHER IN GOOD CONDITION FOR THE HOLIDAYS

(ROTO-ROOTER PLUMBERS OF SAVANNAH) Thanksgiving brings lots of good eats, and that means lots of dirty dishes. In other words, it’s one of the busiest days of the year for your dishwasher. Our blog outlines signs of common dishwasher problems to help you make sure yours is in tip-top-shape for T-day so you can get back to spending time with the family: https://www.rotorooter.com/blog/five-signs-of-a-clogged-dishwasher/.

MEET UNO

(SAVANNAH, GA) Meet Uno. Uno is a blast! He has a loud meow, lots of spunk and lives for exploring, but also enjoys being held and snuggled like a baby. This little cutie is great with kids and is very playful and affectionate. To adopt Uno, visit http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2019-c-048-uno/.

(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, November 18, 2019

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DONATION DRIVE AT YAPPY HOUR “HOLIDAY EDITION”

 

(JASPER COUNTY, S.C.) Peacock Subaru Hilton Head will host a “Yappy Hour Holiday Edition” on Thursday, Dec. 12, for local families to enjoy an evening with furry friends. Guests are invited to bring their pets to take pictures with Santa Claus and enjoy special Christmas music and treats. During this Yappy Hour, dogs will be available for adoption through Renegade Paws Rescue and Peacock Subaru Hilton Head will be collecting toys for the Marine Toys For Tots Foundation’s program. The free event will take place from 5-7 p.m. at the Peacock Subaru Hilton Head, located at 111 Drivers Way near Bluffton. For more information, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/yappy-hour-holiday-edition-tickets-78199283161.

 

 

ENMARKET DONATES TO LLS AT LIGHT THE NIGHT

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Enmarket is pleased to announce that an outpouring of community support has enabled the company to raise $137,758 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Savannah. This was the sixth year Enmarket has collected community donations through this annual fundraiser, and in total, the company has raised nearly $640,000. For more information, visit https://cstoredecisions.com/2019/08/21/enmarket-raises-money-for-leukemia-and-lymphoma-society/.

 

 

BANK OF AMERICA AWARDS PARK PLACE OUTREACH

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Bank of America launched its Neighborhood Champions program in Savannah, naming Park Place Outreach as its inaugural awardee. Neighborhood Champions supports the role strong nonprofit leaders play in advancing economic mobility and is an extension of the bank’s signature philanthropic initiative, Neighborhood Builders, the largest corporate philanthropic investment in nonprofit leadership in the country.  For more information visit https://www.savannahnow.com/entertainmentlife/20191109/bank-of-america-names-park-place-outreach-in-new-program

 

 

SUPPORT UNION MISSION ON GIVING TUESDAY

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Union Mission is raising funds for Giving Tuesday this month through Dec. 3 to remodel 4 bathrooms at The Magdalene Project, a 20-bed emergency shelter for homeless women and their children. Donations can be made at https://unionmission.ejoinme.org/Givingtuesday
Individuals or civic organization interested in sponsoring can contact Suzanne Willis at 912-238-2777 ext. 1315 or swillis@unionmission.org

 

 

ENMARKET OPENS TRAVEL PLAZA

 

(HARDEEVILLE, SC) Just over one year after Enmarket acquired Joker Joe’s Truck Stop off Interstate 95’s Exit 8, the property has undergone a complete renovation and expansion. Enmarket is the largest and fastest-growing convenience store operator based in the coastal Georgia and South Carolina low country region, and the new Enmarket Travel Plaza – complete with the state’s first franchise of the Texas-originated Fuzzy’s Taco Shop – has opened for business. For more information visit https://cstoredecisions.com/2019/11/08/enmarket-completes-renovation-of-largest-travel-plaza-yet/

 

 

ST. VINCENT’S ACADEMY DEDICATES LIBRARY

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) St. Vincent’s Academy, Savannah’s historic Catholic girls’ high school, dedicated its refurbished library to the late matriarch of a prominent Savannah family, Clara McDonough Russo, in a service held at the school. The dedication ceremony took place at the school, 207 E. Liberty St. For more information visit https://www.savannahnow.com/entertainmentlife/20191109/st-vincents-academy-dedicates-library-to-late-clara-mcdonough-russo.

 

 

5TH “BRA PROJECT” DONATES OVER $5,000 TO DRAGONBOAT BEAUFORT

 

(BLUFFTON/BEAUFORT, SC) Pinnacle Medical Group presented $5,140 to representatives of DragonBoat Beaufort, a local nonprofit that benefits breast cancer survivors in the lowcountry. The donation was raised from Pinnacle Medical Group’s fifth annual “The Bra Project,” a competition that featured one-of-a-kind bras created by students from Hilton Head High School, May River High School and Bluffton High School. For more information visit https://www.savannahbusinessjournal.com/news-categories/145-lowcountry-business-news/9632-oct-17-the-fifth-annual-bra-project-will-wrap-up-with-bras-bubbly-event.html

 

 

BETHESDA ACADEMY PARTNERS WITH SAVANNAH TECHNICAL COLLEGE TO OFFER EARLY COLLEGE ESSENTIALS CERTIFICATE OF CREDIT

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Bethesda Academy has partnered with Savannah Technical College to be one of the first high schools to offer the new Early College Essentials Technical Certificate of Credit through dual enrollment. Students will be able to graduate with both their high school diploma and six general core college courses that transfer to any University System of Georgia (USG) institution. They can also take courses that will allow them to graduate from Bethesda Academy with occupational program certifications. To learn more about the program, visit http://savannahceo.com/news/2019/11/bethesda-academy-partners-savannah-technical-college-offer-dual-enrollment-courses-early-college-essentials-technical-certificate-credit/.

 

HUNT, FISH & SHOOT PARTY

 

(JASPER CO., SC) The Boys & Girls Clubs of Jasper County hosted The Hunt, Fish & Shoot Party at Peacock Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram Fiat in support of the clubs’ programs throughout the year. The event included a Jeep rally and a raffle featuring items such as hunts, fishing charters, guns, kayaks, dinners and date nights. For more information visit https://www.bgclowcountry.org/jasper-county-events.

 

 

JAGUAR LAND ROVER DEALERSHIP GRAND RE-OPENING

 

(JASPER COUNTY, SC) A grand re-opening celebration for the renovated Jaguar Land Rover Hilton Head dealership was held earlier this month. Area dignitaries and the public joined Peacock Automotive and Jaguar Land Rover USA executives for the ribbon cutting and were able to tour the new 20,000-square-foot Jaguar Land Rover dealership, which is equipped with state-of-the-art technologies such as an area designated for customizing your vehicle. The $4 million facility also features a high-end service lounge, work stations with WiFi and a gourmet coffee bar. For more information about the dealerships, visit https://www.jaguarhiltonhead.com or https://www.landroverhiltonhead.com, or call 843-208-1500.

 

 

NEW ENMARKET CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah’s largest convenience store retailer has moved into its new corporate headquarters building at the corner of Chatham Parkway and Highway 17. Home to training facilities, conference rooms and sufficient office space to house every department, the 23,000-square-foot office building is the first completed phase of a larger complex that will include a modernized and expanded version of the Enmarket store formerly on the site and an adjacent 70-foot tunnel car wash. For more information visit https://www.savannahnow.com/business/20191102/new-enmarket-complex-to-serve-as-central-command-center-for-124-stores-14-quick-serve-restaurants.

 

Enmarket Team
Enmarket Team

 

BETHESDA ACADEMY HOSTED ANNUAL SPORTING CLAYS EVENT

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Bethesda Academy hosted its annual sporting clays event featuring a tournament, a shooting safety clinic, an awards ceremony and a cocktail reception featuring wild game in support of the school’s scholarship program for young men in grades six through 12. To learn more about Bethesda Academy’s events and ways to support the school, visit http://www.bethesdaacademy.org/giving/.

 

 

“INSPIRE YOUR COMMUNITY” PODCAST

 

(SAVANNAH, GA, and BLUFFTON/BEAUFORT, SC) The “Inspire Your Community” podcast, launched by Chris Tilton, principal of local commercial construction firm the Dewitt Tilton Group, turned its spotlight and its $1,000 donation to The Bra Project this October in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Watch the video below or on YouTube to learn more: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v3sz8UPahng.

 

SAVANNAH SCORE ACHIEVES PLATINUM CHAPTER STATUS SECOND YEAR IN A ROW

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) SCORE, the nation’s largest provider of free business mentoring services and educational programs to aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners, is pleased to announce that for the second year in a row, the Savannah Chapter has been named a SCORE Platinum Chapter, the highest honor a SCORE chapter can achieve. By achieving this recognition, Savannah SCORE becomes the only Platinum level SCORE chapter in Georgia and places Savannah in the top 10% of SCORE’s 305 chapters nationwide. If you are an experienced businessperson who would like to give back to your community by becoming a Savannah SCORE Mentor, Subject Matter Expert, or Workshop Presenter, go to https://savannah.score.org/volunteer

 

 

NATIONAL RUNAWAY PREVENTION MONTH AND HUNGER AND HOMELESSNESS AWARENESS WEEK RECOGNIZED BY CITY

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) This month, the City of Savannah delivered a Proclamation before representatives of Union Mission and Park Place Outreach in recognition of November as National Runaway Prevention Month and Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. This month allows people come together across the country to draw attention to the problems of runaway youth and homelessness, and provides an opportunity for Savannah’s local service providers to share information, resources and shed a light on this humanitarian crisis. To learn more, visit https://www.parkplaceyes.org/ or https://www.unionmission.org/.

 

 

2019 BEST OF POOLER

 

(POOLER, GA) West Chatham YMCA has been selected for the 2019 Best of Pooler Awards in the category of Youth Organization. For details and more information please visit https://pooler.management-honor-2019.net/PressReleaseub.aspx?cc=DMMR-VBNR-ULEE.

 

VICTORY CELEBRATION WITH UNITED WAY

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) United Way of the Coastal Empire received a major donation from top companies and their employees, putting the organization at 92 percent ($7,497,734) of its $8.15 million fundraising goal. Today Colonial Group, Georgia Ports Authority and Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation collectively announced giving $2,438,540 to United Way. This contribution to United Way consists of employee pledges and corporate commitment. The results of this year’s campaign will be announced at the Victory Celebration on Thursday, Nov. 21, at 11:30 a.m. at the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort and Spa. The event is open to the public and tickets are $30 per person. For more information, visit uwce.org.

 

 

 

CYBERSECURITY FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) On Dec. 3 at 9 a.m., The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center (SBDC), a Public Service and Outreach unit of the University of Georgia, and Firestorm Cyber, invites small businesses to see Ethical Hackers employ the same knowledge and skills used to commit crimes to defend your company’s information, privacy and security. Guests will see a live demo of a Dark Web ID compromise and get their credentials checked for compromise too.
There are two kinds of companies: those that have been hacked and those that will be… don’tbe a statistic! Seating is limited to 20 registrations. For more information please contact Liz Overstreet at 912-651-3200 or visit www.georgiasbdc.org/southern to register online.

 

AMERICA’S SECOND HARVEST NEEDS YOUR HELP

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) America’s Second Harvest is known for helping others in need. Now they  need your help because the holidays are right around the corner and their shelves are empty. If you own a business or are a member of a religious organization that would like to help, you can give back in a great way by holding a food drive. For more information visit https://www.wjcl.com/article/americas-second-harvest-in-dire-need-of-food/29578813.

 

 

2019 ENMARKET ENCOURAGE HEALTH SERIES DAY OF SERVICE AND DONATION

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) During the fourth and final lecture of the 2019 Encourage Health Education Series, Enmarket and Healthy Savannah presented a $1,000 donation to the Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS). Volunteers from Healthy Savannah and Enmarket also attended the 14th Annual LDSS Buddy Walk® in Forsyth Park to help set up, to work the festival and food stations following the walk and to clean up after the event. For more information visit  https://savannahbusinessjournal.com/news-categories/non-profit-organizations/9693-nov-5-enmarket-and-healthy-savannah-provide-day-of-service-and-donation-to-lowcountry-down-syndrome-society.html.

 

 

“BIZPITCH SAVANNAH™ 2019” ENTREPRENURIAL COMPETITION WINNERS

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The BizPitch Savannah™ Entrepreneurial Competition has announced three winners for 2019: Charlene Diamond with “Integra Nutrix,” Ashley Elm and Carmen McCullum with “The Culturist Union” and Maria Vaughan and Michael Wedum with “COR Compost.” Each winner received $2,500 in cash and $8,500 in professional services to help them launch their Savannah-based businesses. For more information visit https://www.savannahnow.com/business/20191106/savannah-score-announces-competition-winners.

 

 

SHIPS OF THE SEA HOSTS FIRST ANNUAL BENEFIT CONCERT FEATURING GAELYNN LEA

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Ships of the Sea will host its First Annual Benefit Concert in celebration of International Day of Persons with Disabilities Day featuring song-writer and advocate Gaelynn Lea on Dec. 6. All proceeds from the event will be donated in support of Rooted in Rights. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for a 7 p.m. start. To learn more about the concert or to purchase tickets, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gaelynn-lea-in-concert-at-ships-of-the-sea-tickets-77905654911.

 

 

“TALK OF THE TOWN” WITH CHRIS TILTON

 

(WHHI) Chris Tilton sat down with Keri Dylan, host of WHHI’s “Talk of the Town” to discuss the commercial construction business, his projects with the Dewitt Tilton Group and his local initiative to spread good news, the “Inspire Your Community” podcast. Watch the interview below or on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9M4Oi6ktQBE&feature=youtu.be.

 

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/.

 

 

SPARK: WEEKEND ACADEMY

 

(UGA) Registration for Spring 2020 is now open!  For Spring 2020, we are offering eleven exciting programs, including sessions on Mini Medical School, Culinary, Robotics, Creative Writing, and more. Spark will be new information and activities, so even if you have attended our Summer Academy camps, these programs are for you! To learn more visit https://www.georgiacenter.uga.edu/youth/spark?utm_source=CC&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=219321-spark-academy-Nov2019

 

 

KEEP YOUR OWN TEETH

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Less than a century ago, it was an assumption that as we age we would all lose our natural teeth. That’s not the case for today’s older adults who are keeping their natural teeth longer than ever before. A healthy mouth and teeth help you look good, eat delicious and nutritious foods and speak clearly and confidently. For more information on how to protect your teeth, visit http://www.sandflyfamilydental.com/.

 

Sandfly Family Dental, Savannah Dentist, Savannah Public Relations, Carriage Trade Public Relations, Cecilia Russo Marketing

 

KEEPING YOUR DISHWASHER IN GOOD CONDITION FOR THE HOLIDAYS

 

(ROTO-ROOTER PLUMBERS OF SAVANNAH) Thanksgiving brings lots of good eats, and that means lots of dirty dishes. In other words, it’s one of the busiest days of the year for your dishwasher. Our blog outlines signs of common dishwasher problems to help you make sure yours is in tip-top-shape for T-day so you can get back to spending time with the family: https://www.rotorooter.com/blog/five-signs-of-a-clogged-dishwasher/.

 

 

DEBT COLLECTION LITIGATION

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Debt collection is necessary to keep your business running smoothly, but so is keeping your focus on day-to-day operations and long-term planning. If you are part of a legal case involving debt collection, you may want to hire a debt collection attorney. For more information, visit www.thebowenlawgroup.com.

 

Charles Bowen
Charles Bowen

 

MEET DAISY

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Meet Daisy. Daisy was an outdoor dog who wasn’t getting enough love so she landed in rescue. Daisy’s foster family is teaching her to get comfortable walking on a leash and she’s learning commands like “sit” and “down.” She’s not super motivated by food, she just loves lots of pets and hugs! Daisy gets along well with her foster dog brother, but hasn’t had much experience with cats yet. To adopt Daisy, visit http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2019-d-251-daisy/.

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, November 4, 2019

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JAGUAR LAND ROVER DEALERSHIP GRAND OPENING

(JASPER COUNTY, SC) A grand opening celebration for the renovated Jaguar Land Rover Hilton Head dealership will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 6. Area dignitaries and the public are invited to join Peacock Automotive and Jaguar Land Rover USA executives for the ribbon cutting and will be able to tour the new 20,000-square-foot Jaguar Land Rover dealership, which is equipped with state-of-the-art technologies such as an area designated for customizing your vehicle. The $4 million facility also features a high-end service lounge, work stations with WiFi and a gourmet coffee bar. For more information, visit https://www.jaguarhiltonhead.com or https://www.landroverhiltonhead.com, or call 843-208-1500.

NEW ENMARKET CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah’s largest convenience store retailer has moved into its new corporate headquarters building at the corner of Chatham Parkway and Highway 17. Home to training facilities, conference rooms and sufficient office space to house every department, the 23,000-square-foot office building is the first completed phase of a larger complex that will include a modernized and expanded version of the Enmarket store formerly on the site and an adjacent 70-foot tunnel car wash. For more information visit https://www.savannahnow.com/business/20191102/new-enmarket-complex-to-serve-as-central-command-center-for-124-stores-14-quick-serve-restaurants.

“INSPIRE YOUR COMMUNITY” PODCAST

(SAVANNAH, GA, and BLUFFTON/BEAUFORT, SC) The “Inspire Your Community” podcast, launched by Chris Tilton, principal of local commercial construction firm the Dewitt Tilton Group, turned its spotlight and its $1,000 donation to The Bra Project this October in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Watch the video below or on YouTube to learn more: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v3sz8UPahng.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v3sz8UPahng HUNT, FISH & SHOOT PARTY

(JASPER CO., SC) The Hunt, Fish & Shoot Party, hosted by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Jasper County, will take place on November 7th at Peacock Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram Fiat. A raffle will be held during the event with items such as hunts, fishing charters, guns, kayaks, dinners and date nights, among other gifts. All raffle ticket purchases will support the Boys & Girls Clubs’ programs and services. For more information visit https://www.bgclowcountry.org/jasper-county-events.

WEAR GREEN DAY

(SAVANNAH, GA) Join Park Place Outreach and Green Truck Pub as they raise awareness for National Runaway Prevention Month this November! Come out to Green Truck Pub on Tuesday, Nov. 12, from 11 a.m. – 11 p.m., wearing green for a chance to win one of two $100 gift cards. Green Truck Pub will also be matching donations given to Park Place Outreach for the day. You don’t want to miss it! To learn more, visithttps://www.facebook.com/events/498041954080836/.

THE FIFTH ANNUAL BRA PROJECT WRAPPED UP WITH BRAS & BUBBLY EVENT

(BLUFFTON/BEAUFORT, SC) The Fifth Annual Bra Project concluded its tour of the Lowcountry with the Bras & Bubbly evening event on Oct. 24, when the winner of the student competition for best-designed bra was revealed. Bras & Bubbly also held a silent auction featuring pieces donated by local artists who have a breast cancer story to share. All proceeds from the event benefited DragonBoat Beaufort and local cancer survivors. To learn more about the event, visit https://www.wsav.com/buddy-check-3/5th-annual-bra-project-celebrates-conclusion-with-bra-bubbly-event/.

AMERICA’S SECOND HARVEST NEEDS YOUR HELP

(SAVANNAH, GA) America’s Second Harvest is known for helping others in need. Now they are the ones that need help because the holidays are right around the corner and their shelves are empty. If you own a business or are a member of a religious organization that would like to help, you can hold a food drive. For more information visit https://www.wjcl.com/article/americas-second-harvest-in-dire-need-of-food/29578813.

THE DEWITT TILTON GROUP WELCOMES AARON CRADDUCK AS SUPERINTENDENT

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Dewitt Tilton Group is pleased to announce that Aaron Cradduck has joined the Savannah area commercial construction company as a superintendent. Cradduck will be responsible for ensuring quality construction practices and timely builds to meet clients’ commercial construction needs. For more information, visit http://savannahceo.com/news/2019/10/lowcountry-commercial-construction-firm-dewitt-tilton-group-welcomes-new-superintendent-aaron-cradduck/.

2019 ENMARKET ENCOURAGE HEALTH SERIES DAY OF SERVICE AND DONATION

(SAVANNAH, GA) During the fourth and final lecture of the 2019 Encourage Health Education Series, Enmarket and Healthy Savannah presented a $1,000 donation to the Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS). Volunteers from Healthy Savannah and Enmarket also attended the 14th Annual LDSS Buddy Walk® in Forsyth Park to help set up, to work the festival and food stations following the walk and to clean up after the event. For more information visit http://enmarket.com/encourage-health-series/.

OPEN FOR BUSINESS®: HOW TO KEEP UP WITH VIDEO MARKETING 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Carriage Trade Public Relations®, Inc. held their October session of the monthly Open for Business® series. This month’s topic was focused on video marketing, and how it has taken 2019 by storm. Skylar Lanier, Public Relations Specialist, hosted the conversation on Wednesday, Oct. 30. If you missed it, don’t worry. You can watch the recorded session on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/2597112347042933/.

UNITED WAY REACHES 48% OF GOAL AT HALFWAY POINT

(SAVANNAH, GA) United Way of the Coastal Empire’s annual fundraising campaign is in full speed! Seven weeks into the 2019 campaign, the organization announced that $3,916,874 has been raised toward its $8,150,000 goal. The results were reported at the Mid-Campaign Rally held at Calhoun Square. To learn more visit http://savannahceo.com/news/2019/10/united-way-coastal-empire-reaches-48-its-overall-fundraising-goal-halfway-point/.

“TALK OF THE TOWN” WITH CHRIS TILTON

(WHHI) Chris Tilton sat down with Keri Dylan, host of WHHI’s “Talk of the Town” to discuss the commercial construction business, his projects with the Dewitt Tilton Group and his local initiative to spread good news, the “Inspire Your Community” podcast. Watch the interview below or on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9M4Oi6ktQBE&feature=youtu.be.

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/.

WSAV AND PEACOCK AUTOMOTIVE “PAY IT FORWARD”

(SAVANNAH, GA) WSAV and Peacock Automotive opted to “Pay It Forward” in October with a surprise donation to the Telfair Mammography Fund. To learn more, watch the video below.

BRUSHING CORRECTLY

(SAVANNAH, GA) Brushing your teeth regularly is part of good oral hygiene, but brushing too vigorously can cause more harm than good. It can wear down enamel, irritate your gums, make your teeth sensitive to cold and even cause cavities. For more information, visit http://www.sandflyfamilydental.com.

Sandfly Family Dental, Savannah Dentist, Savannah Public Relations, Carriage Trade Public Relations, Cecilia Russo Marketing

DONATIONS NEEDED FOR ALZHEIMER’S PATIENTS

(RICHMOND HILL, GA) The Bryan County Health and Rehabilitation Center are in need of donations to help their patients. They are asking for new or gently used dolls and doll clothing for doll therapy, stuffed animals, air diffusers, time period trivia books, toiletry bags, arts and craft supplies, and an indoor floor basketball hoop, among other items. If you have items you would like to give, contact Lauren or Latoya at 912-756-6131 or visit https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bryan-County-Health-and-Rehabilitation/138743449521576.

FOREIGN TRADE ZONES: SHOW ME THE MONEY

(SAVANNAH, GA) World Trade Center Savannah (WTCSav) will host “Foreign-Trade Zones: Show Me the Money,” a Global Education Program, on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 1:30 – 5 p.m. at World Trade Center Savannah, 131 Hutchinson Island Road. The program is free and open to the public, but registration is required at www.wtcsavannah.org.

HOLIDAY SEASON TIPS FROM ROTO-ROOTER PLUMBERS OF SAVANNAH

(SAVANNAH, GA) Mashed potatoes are everyone’s favorite side dish until the potato peels cling to the side of your drain and clog your sink. All that starch can cause a sticky situation, but don’t lose your love for mashed potatoes. Call Roto-Rooter Plumbers of Savannah, and make sure to peel potatoes into a recycled grocery bag next time. Learn more about things that should never go down the drain here: https://www.bobvila.com/slideshow/10-things-never-to-put-down-your-garbage-disposal-51749#grease-down-garbage-disposal.

BUSINESS AND COMMERCIAL LEGAL RESOLUTIONS

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Bowen Law Group has some helpful steps to take when dealing with business and commercial disputes. The first step is to identify the strengths and weaknesses in the current situation. The second step is to determine the ultimate goals and prepare a specific strategy to reach it. For more information, visit www.thebowenlawgroup.com.

Charles Bowen

SAVANNAH SCORE WORKSHOP

(SAVANNAH, GA) What do you need to know to create a successful business? Whether you are an aspiring entrepreneur or a small business owner, you need real-world tools, knowledge and insights in order to succeed. The “Business Launchpad: How to Start, Manage, and Grow a Successful Business” offers exactly that. The workshop, led by expert SCORE Business mentors, will take place on Saturday, April 13, at SCORE Savannah. To register, please call the Savannah SCORE office at 912-652-4335 or email us at scoresav70@gmail.com. The session fee is $49 ($20 for Students and members of the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce), and includes all workshop materials, lunch, beverages and a flash drive with all workshop content.

JA SAVANNAH BUSINESS HALL OF FAME

(SAVANNAH, GA) The 20th Annual JA Savannah Business Hall of Fame will take place Thursday, November 7th at 6 pm at the Savannah Convention Center. This event will honor Craig Harney of WTOC and Cliff McCurry of Sterling Seacrest Partners (pictured left to right). For more information, visit http://www.georgia.ja.org/hall-of-fame-savannah.

MEET BUSTER

(SAVANNAH, GA) Meet Buster. He’s a senior guy who loves to be with people! He get along with everyone really; dogs, cats, even kids. Buster’s not much into toys anymore, and prefers to sleep most days – but will wake up for a good belly rub any time of day! Being an older man, he does have arthritis, and needs daily medication to keep him moving. Buster says “I’m just looking for love and a home where I can live the rest of my life.” To adopt Buster visit http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2019-d-165-buster/.

(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, October 28, 2019

Savannah’s

 

COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES

 

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FINAL LECTURE OF 2019 ENMARKET ENCOURAGE HEALTH SERIES

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The 2019 season of the Enmarket Encourage Health Educational Series will wrap up this Tuesday, Oct. 29, with a presentation by sports science professional Katie Balthrop, founder of Savannah Sport & Wellness, on the benefits of strength training at any age. For more information, visit healthysavannah.org.

MEET CHEVY

(SAVANNAH, GA) Meet Chevy. Chevy had a rough start in life. This frightened little guy was found under the hood of a car and brought to the rescue. It took some time for him to learn to trust humans, but now he’s figured out just how much fun it is to be a kitten. He loves to play and wants all of your attention. He runs to greet his foster when she gets home just like a dog. He gets along well with the other cats and dogs in the household and would be great with kids. To adopt Chevy, go to http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2019-c-063-chevy/

Charles Bowen

SAVANNAH SCORE WORKSHOP

(SAVANNAH, GA) What do you need to know to create a successful business? Whether you are an aspiring entrepreneur or a small business owner, you need real-world tools, knowledge and insights in order to succeed. The “Business Launchpad: How to Start, Manage, and Grow a Successful Business” offers exactly that. The workshop, led by expert SCORE Business mentors, will take place on Saturday, April 13, at SCORE Savannah. To register, please call the Savannah SCORE office at 912-652-4335 or email us at scoresav70@gmail.com. The session fee is $49 ($20 for Students and members of the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce), and includes all workshop materials, lunch, beverages and a flash drive with all workshop content.

JA SAVANNAH BUSINESS HALL OF FAME

(SAVANNAH, GA) The 20th Annual JA Savannah Business Hall of Fame will take place Thursday, November 7th at 6 pm at the Savannah Convention Center. This event will honor Craig Harney of WTOC and Cliff McCurry of Sterling Seacrest Partners (pictured left to right). For more information, visit http://www.georgia.ja.org/hall-of-fame-savannah.

MEET CHEVY

(SAVANNAH, GA) Meet Chevy. Chevy had a rough start in life. This frightened little guy was found under the hood of a car and brought to the rescue. It took some time for him to learn to trust humans, but now he’s figured out just how much fun it is to be a kitten. He loves to play and wants all of your attention. He runs to greet his foster when she gets home just like a dog. He gets along well with the other cats and dogs in the household and would be great with kids. To adopt Chevy, go to http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2019-c-063-chevy/

Sandfly Family Dental, Savannah Dentist, Savannah Public Relations, Carriage Trade Public Relations, Cecilia Russo Marketing

DONATIONS NEEDED FOR ALZHEIMER’S PATIENTS

(RICHMOND HILL, GA) The Bryan County Health and Rehabilitation Center are in need of donations to help their patients. They are asking for new or gently used dolls and doll clothing for doll therapy, stuffed animals, air diffusers, time period trivia books, toiletry bags, arts and craft supplies, an indoor floor basketball hoop, among other items. If you have items you would like to give, contact Lauren or Latoya at 912-756-6131 or visit https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bryan-County-Health-and-Rehabilitation/138743449521576.

FREE BOARD TRAINING

(SAVANNAH, GA) United Way of the Coastal Empire invites you to take your leadership to the next level. Learn how to join a nonprofit board, the roles and responsibilities of an effective board member, core governance structure, key governance principles that distinguish exceptional boards, and tools and practices of exceptional boards. Training is led by the Georgia Center for Nonprofits. The event is free and open to the public on October 29, from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm at 428 Bull Street in Savannah. RSVPs are required and space is limited – reservations online at uwce.org/events.

FOREIGN TRADE ZONES: SHOW ME THE MONEY

(SAVANNAH, GA) World Trade Center Savannah (WTCSav) will host “Foreign-Trade Zones: Show Me the Money,” a Global Education Program, on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 1:30 – 5 p.m. at World Trade Center Savannah, 131 Hutchinson Island Road. The program is free and open to the public, but registration is required at www.wtcsavannah.org.

LOCAL ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY GROWING

(SAVANNAH, GA) According to the Savannah Regional Film Commission, these productions accounted for $120 million in direct spending locally and had a total economic impact of well over $250 million in 2018 alone. One of the major reasons for this boom in the local film and television industry is the Savannah Entertainment Production Incentive offered by the Savannah Economic Development Authority. Every business can benefit from tapping into the local entertainment industry. The Savannah Film Alliance is a great resource for getting connected. For more information, contact the SFA Founder, Charles Bowen, or visit www.thebowenlawgroup.com.

Charles Bowen

SAVANNAH SCORE WORKSHOP

(SAVANNAH, GA) What do you need to know to create a successful business? Whether you are an aspiring entrepreneur or a small business owner, you need real-world tools, knowledge and insights in order to succeed. The “Business Launchpad: How to Start, Manage, and Grow a Successful Business” offers exactly that. The workshop, led by expert SCORE Business mentors, will take place on Saturday, April 13, at SCORE Savannah. To register, please call the Savannah SCORE office at 912-652-4335 or email us at scoresav70@gmail.com. The session fee is $49 ($20 for Students and members of the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce), and includes all workshop materials, lunch, beverages and a flash drive with all workshop content.

JA SAVANNAH BUSINESS HALL OF FAME

(SAVANNAH, GA) The 20th Annual JA Savannah Business Hall of Fame will take place Thursday, November 7th at 6 pm at the Savannah Convention Center. This event will honor Craig Harney of WTOC and Cliff McCurry of Sterling Seacrest Partners (pictured left to right). For more information, visit http://www.georgia.ja.org/hall-of-fame-savannah.

MEET CHEVY

(SAVANNAH, GA) Meet Chevy. Chevy had a rough start in life. This frightened little guy was found under the hood of a car and brought to the rescue. It took some time for him to learn to trust humans, but now he’s figured out just how much fun it is to be a kitten. He loves to play and wants all of your attention. He runs to greet his foster when she gets home just like a dog. He gets along well with the other cats and dogs in the household and would be great with kids. To adopt Chevy, go to http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2019-c-063-chevy/

WSAV AND PEACOCK AUTOMOTIVE “PAY IT FORWARD”

(SAVANNAH, GA) WSAV and Peacock Automotive “Pay It Forward” this month with a surprise donation to the Telfair Mammography Fund.  To learn more, watch the video here: https://youtu.be/0O4btrlUUvQ

REGULAR CHECKUPS ARE IMPORTANT

(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.

Sandfly Family Dental, Savannah Dentist, Savannah Public Relations, Carriage Trade Public Relations, Cecilia Russo Marketing

DONATIONS NEEDED FOR ALZHEIMER’S PATIENTS

(RICHMOND HILL, GA) The Bryan County Health and Rehabilitation Center are in need of donations to help their patients. They are asking for new or gently used dolls and doll clothing for doll therapy, stuffed animals, air diffusers, time period trivia books, toiletry bags, arts and craft supplies, an indoor floor basketball hoop, among other items. If you have items you would like to give, contact Lauren or Latoya at 912-756-6131 or visit https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bryan-County-Health-and-Rehabilitation/138743449521576.

FREE BOARD TRAINING

(SAVANNAH, GA) United Way of the Coastal Empire invites you to take your leadership to the next level. Learn how to join a nonprofit board, the roles and responsibilities of an effective board member, core governance structure, key governance principles that distinguish exceptional boards, and tools and practices of exceptional boards. Training is led by the Georgia Center for Nonprofits. The event is free and open to the public on October 29, from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm at 428 Bull Street in Savannah. RSVPs are required and space is limited – reservations online at uwce.org/events.

FOREIGN TRADE ZONES: SHOW ME THE MONEY

(SAVANNAH, GA) World Trade Center Savannah (WTCSav) will host “Foreign-Trade Zones: Show Me the Money,” a Global Education Program, on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 1:30 – 5 p.m. at World Trade Center Savannah, 131 Hutchinson Island Road. The program is free and open to the public, but registration is required at www.wtcsavannah.org.

LOCAL ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY GROWING

(SAVANNAH, GA) According to the Savannah Regional Film Commission, these productions accounted for $120 million in direct spending locally and had a total economic impact of well over $250 million in 2018 alone. One of the major reasons for this boom in the local film and television industry is the Savannah Entertainment Production Incentive offered by the Savannah Economic Development Authority. Every business can benefit from tapping into the local entertainment industry. The Savannah Film Alliance is a great resource for getting connected. For more information, contact the SFA Founder, Charles Bowen, or visit www.thebowenlawgroup.com.

Charles Bowen

SAVANNAH SCORE WORKSHOP

(SAVANNAH, GA) What do you need to know to create a successful business? Whether you are an aspiring entrepreneur or a small business owner, you need real-world tools, knowledge and insights in order to succeed. The “Business Launchpad: How to Start, Manage, and Grow a Successful Business” offers exactly that. The workshop, led by expert SCORE Business mentors, will take place on Saturday, April 13, at SCORE Savannah. To register, please call the Savannah SCORE office at 912-652-4335 or email us at scoresav70@gmail.com. The session fee is $49 ($20 for Students and members of the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce), and includes all workshop materials, lunch, beverages and a flash drive with all workshop content.

JA SAVANNAH BUSINESS HALL OF FAME

(SAVANNAH, GA) The 20th Annual JA Savannah Business Hall of Fame will take place Thursday, November 7th at 6 pm at the Savannah Convention Center. This event will honor Craig Harney of WTOC and Cliff McCurry of Sterling Seacrest Partners (pictured left to right). For more information, visit http://www.georgia.ja.org/hall-of-fame-savannah.

MEET CHEVY

(SAVANNAH, GA) Meet Chevy. Chevy had a rough start in life. This frightened little guy was found under the hood of a car and brought to the rescue. It took some time for him to learn to trust humans, but now he’s figured out just how much fun it is to be a kitten. He loves to play and wants all of your attention. He runs to greet his foster when she gets home just like a dog. He gets along well with the other cats and dogs in the household and would be great with kids. To adopt Chevy, go to http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2019-c-063-chevy/

KEEP YOUR PLUMBING CLEAN THIS HALLOWEEN

(SAVANNAH, GA) As Halloween approaches, plumbing is likely the last thing on your mind, but fall festivities are in full swing and it’s easy to have a family-fun activity turn into a nightmare. If you plan on carving pumpkins soon, ensure the pulp and seeds make it to the trash and do not get flushed down the toilet or sink. The pulp from inside the pumpkin will create a nice sticky clog in your drains. It can also harden over time and cause multiple other issues, including garbage disposal issues. If you do need a plumber, Roto-Rooter Plumbers of Savannah will have you covered: https://rotosavannah.com/.

WSAV AND PEACOCK AUTOMOTIVE “PAY IT FORWARD”

(SAVANNAH, GA) WSAV and Peacock Automotive “Pay It Forward” this month with a surprise donation to the Telfair Mammography Fund.  To learn more, watch the video here: https://youtu.be/0O4btrlUUvQ

REGULAR CHECKUPS ARE IMPORTANT

(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.

Sandfly Family Dental, Savannah Dentist, Savannah Public Relations, Carriage Trade Public Relations, Cecilia Russo Marketing

DONATIONS NEEDED FOR ALZHEIMER’S PATIENTS

(RICHMOND HILL, GA) The Bryan County Health and Rehabilitation Center are in need of donations to help their patients. They are asking for new or gently used dolls and doll clothing for doll therapy, stuffed animals, air diffusers, time period trivia books, toiletry bags, arts and craft supplies, an indoor floor basketball hoop, among other items. If you have items you would like to give, contact Lauren or Latoya at 912-756-6131 or visit https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bryan-County-Health-and-Rehabilitation/138743449521576.

FREE BOARD TRAINING

(SAVANNAH, GA) United Way of the Coastal Empire invites you to take your leadership to the next level. Learn how to join a nonprofit board, the roles and responsibilities of an effective board member, core governance structure, key governance principles that distinguish exceptional boards, and tools and practices of exceptional boards. Training is led by the Georgia Center for Nonprofits. The event is free and open to the public on October 29, from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm at 428 Bull Street in Savannah. RSVPs are required and space is limited – reservations online at uwce.org/events.

FOREIGN TRADE ZONES: SHOW ME THE MONEY

(SAVANNAH, GA) World Trade Center Savannah (WTCSav) will host “Foreign-Trade Zones: Show Me the Money,” a Global Education Program, on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 1:30 – 5 p.m. at World Trade Center Savannah, 131 Hutchinson Island Road. The program is free and open to the public, but registration is required at www.wtcsavannah.org.

LOCAL ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY GROWING

(SAVANNAH, GA) According to the Savannah Regional Film Commission, these productions accounted for $120 million in direct spending locally and had a total economic impact of well over $250 million in 2018 alone. One of the major reasons for this boom in the local film and television industry is the Savannah Entertainment Production Incentive offered by the Savannah Economic Development Authority. Every business can benefit from tapping into the local entertainment industry. The Savannah Film Alliance is a great resource for getting connected. For more information, contact the SFA Founder, Charles Bowen, or visit www.thebowenlawgroup.com.

Charles Bowen

SAVANNAH SCORE WORKSHOP

(SAVANNAH, GA) What do you need to know to create a successful business? Whether you are an aspiring entrepreneur or a small business owner, you need real-world tools, knowledge and insights in order to succeed. The “Business Launchpad: How to Start, Manage, and Grow a Successful Business” offers exactly that. The workshop, led by expert SCORE Business mentors, will take place on Saturday, April 13, at SCORE Savannah. To register, please call the Savannah SCORE office at 912-652-4335 or email us at scoresav70@gmail.com. The session fee is $49 ($20 for Students and members of the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce), and includes all workshop materials, lunch, beverages and a flash drive with all workshop content.

JA SAVANNAH BUSINESS HALL OF FAME

(SAVANNAH, GA) The 20th Annual JA Savannah Business Hall of Fame will take place Thursday, November 7th at 6 pm at the Savannah Convention Center. This event will honor Craig Harney of WTOC and Cliff McCurry of Sterling Seacrest Partners (pictured left to right). For more information, visit http://www.georgia.ja.org/hall-of-fame-savannah.

MEET CHEVY

(SAVANNAH, GA) Meet Chevy. Chevy had a rough start in life. This frightened little guy was found under the hood of a car and brought to the rescue. It took some time for him to learn to trust humans, but now he’s figured out just how much fun it is to be a kitten. He loves to play and wants all of your attention. He runs to greet his foster when she gets home just like a dog. He gets along well with the other cats and dogs in the household and would be great with kids. To adopt Chevy, go to http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2019-c-063-chevy/

SCAD SAVANNAH FILM FESTIVAL

(SAVANNAH, GA) The SCAD Savannah Film Festival will kicked off this past Saturday, complete with a red carpet, actors and industry professionals from across the country. It is a transformative week for all involved, and it solidifies Savannah’s prominent place in film as Georgia continues to grow its presence in the industry. Read the full article on the festival week here: https://www.savannahnow.com/news/20191019/tinseltown-down-south-scad-savannah-film-festival-now-staple-of-locals-industry-alike.

KEEP YOUR PLUMBING CLEAN THIS HALLOWEEN

(SAVANNAH, GA) As Halloween approaches, plumbing is likely the last thing on your mind, but fall festivities are in full swing and it’s easy to have a family-fun activity turn into a nightmare. If you plan on carving pumpkins soon, ensure the pulp and seeds make it to the trash and do not get flushed down the toilet or sink. The pulp from inside the pumpkin will create a nice sticky clog in your drains. It can also harden over time and cause multiple other issues, including garbage disposal issues. If you do need a plumber, Roto-Rooter Plumbers of Savannah will have you covered: https://rotosavannah.com/.

WSAV AND PEACOCK AUTOMOTIVE “PAY IT FORWARD”

(SAVANNAH, GA) WSAV and Peacock Automotive “Pay It Forward” this month with a surprise donation to the Telfair Mammography Fund.  To learn more, watch the video here: https://youtu.be/0O4btrlUUvQ

REGULAR CHECKUPS ARE IMPORTANT

(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.

Sandfly Family Dental, Savannah Dentist, Savannah Public Relations, Carriage Trade Public Relations, Cecilia Russo Marketing

DONATIONS NEEDED FOR ALZHEIMER’S PATIENTS

(RICHMOND HILL, GA) The Bryan County Health and Rehabilitation Center are in need of donations to help their patients. They are asking for new or gently used dolls and doll clothing for doll therapy, stuffed animals, air diffusers, time period trivia books, toiletry bags, arts and craft supplies, an indoor floor basketball hoop, among other items. If you have items you would like to give, contact Lauren or Latoya at 912-756-6131 or visit https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bryan-County-Health-and-Rehabilitation/138743449521576.

FREE BOARD TRAINING

(SAVANNAH, GA) United Way of the Coastal Empire invites you to take your leadership to the next level. Learn how to join a nonprofit board, the roles and responsibilities of an effective board member, core governance structure, key governance principles that distinguish exceptional boards, and tools and practices of exceptional boards. Training is led by the Georgia Center for Nonprofits. The event is free and open to the public on October 29, from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm at 428 Bull Street in Savannah. RSVPs are required and space is limited – reservations online at uwce.org/events.

FOREIGN TRADE ZONES: SHOW ME THE MONEY

(SAVANNAH, GA) World Trade Center Savannah (WTCSav) will host “Foreign-Trade Zones: Show Me the Money,” a Global Education Program, on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 1:30 – 5 p.m. at World Trade Center Savannah, 131 Hutchinson Island Road. The program is free and open to the public, but registration is required at www.wtcsavannah.org.

LOCAL ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY GROWING

(SAVANNAH, GA) According to the Savannah Regional Film Commission, these productions accounted for $120 million in direct spending locally and had a total economic impact of well over $250 million in 2018 alone. One of the major reasons for this boom in the local film and television industry is the Savannah Entertainment Production Incentive offered by the Savannah Economic Development Authority. Every business can benefit from tapping into the local entertainment industry. The Savannah Film Alliance is a great resource for getting connected. For more information, contact the SFA Founder, Charles Bowen, or visit www.thebowenlawgroup.com.

Charles Bowen

SAVANNAH SCORE WORKSHOP

(SAVANNAH, GA) What do you need to know to create a successful business? Whether you are an aspiring entrepreneur or a small business owner, you need real-world tools, knowledge and insights in order to succeed. The “Business Launchpad: How to Start, Manage, and Grow a Successful Business” offers exactly that. The workshop, led by expert SCORE Business mentors, will take place on Saturday, April 13, at SCORE Savannah. To register, please call the Savannah SCORE office at 912-652-4335 or email us at scoresav70@gmail.com. The session fee is $49 ($20 for Students and members of the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce), and includes all workshop materials, lunch, beverages and a flash drive with all workshop content.

JA SAVANNAH BUSINESS HALL OF FAME

(SAVANNAH, GA) The 20th Annual JA Savannah Business Hall of Fame will take place Thursday, November 7th at 6 pm at the Savannah Convention Center. This event will honor Craig Harney of WTOC and Cliff McCurry of Sterling Seacrest Partners (pictured left to right). For more information, visit http://www.georgia.ja.org/hall-of-fame-savannah.

MEET CHEVY

(SAVANNAH, GA) Meet Chevy. Chevy had a rough start in life. This frightened little guy was found under the hood of a car and brought to the rescue. It took some time for him to learn to trust humans, but now he’s figured out just how much fun it is to be a kitten. He loves to play and wants all of your attention. He runs to greet his foster when she gets home just like a dog. He gets along well with the other cats and dogs in the household and would be great with kids. To adopt Chevy, go to http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2019-c-063-chevy/

NEW DATE FOR SCORE’s 2ND ANNUAL BIZPITCH SAVANNAH™ 

(SAVANNAH, GA) On Nov. 1, 2019, Savannah’s award-winning chapter of SCORE will present its popular “BizPitch Savannah™” entrepreneurial competition. This “Shark Tank”-style event, which is free and open to the public, will be held from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at The Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm Street. For more information about “BizPitch Savannah™ 2019,” go to http://bizpitchsavannah.com.

BETHESDA BLAZERS UNDEFEATED IN REGION

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Bethesda Academy Blazers continue their 2-A Region season undefeated after a win against Thomas Heyward Academy on Friday. Under the leadership of coach Antwain Turner, the Blazers hope to carry the same determined spirit into their game next weekend at home against Spartanburg Christian. Read the full article to learn more about the Blazers and their rise to the top of the region: https://www.savannahnow.com/sports/20191018/bethesda-alone-at-top-of-region-after-beating-thomas-heyward-28-16.

SCAD SAVANNAH FILM FESTIVAL

(SAVANNAH, GA) The SCAD Savannah Film Festival will kicked off this past Saturday, complete with a red carpet, actors and industry professionals from across the country. It is a transformative week for all involved, and it solidifies Savannah’s prominent place in film as Georgia continues to grow its presence in the industry. Read the full article on the festival week here: https://www.savannahnow.com/news/20191019/tinseltown-down-south-scad-savannah-film-festival-now-staple-of-locals-industry-alike.

KEEP YOUR PLUMBING CLEAN THIS HALLOWEEN

(SAVANNAH, GA) As Halloween approaches, plumbing is likely the last thing on your mind, but fall festivities are in full swing and it’s easy to have a family-fun activity turn into a nightmare. If you plan on carving pumpkins soon, ensure the pulp and seeds make it to the trash and do not get flushed down the toilet or sink. The pulp from inside the pumpkin will create a nice sticky clog in your drains. It can also harden over time and cause multiple other issues, including garbage disposal issues. If you do need a plumber, Roto-Rooter Plumbers of Savannah will have you covered: https://rotosavannah.com/.

WSAV AND PEACOCK AUTOMOTIVE “PAY IT FORWARD”

(SAVANNAH, GA) WSAV and Peacock Automotive “Pay It Forward” this month with a surprise donation to the Telfair Mammography Fund.  To learn more, watch the video here: https://youtu.be/0O4btrlUUvQ

REGULAR CHECKUPS ARE IMPORTANT

(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.

Sandfly Family Dental, Savannah Dentist, Savannah Public Relations, Carriage Trade Public Relations, Cecilia Russo Marketing

DONATIONS NEEDED FOR ALZHEIMER’S PATIENTS

(RICHMOND HILL, GA) The Bryan County Health and Rehabilitation Center are in need of donations to help their patients. They are asking for new or gently used dolls and doll clothing for doll therapy, stuffed animals, air diffusers, time period trivia books, toiletry bags, arts and craft supplies, an indoor floor basketball hoop, among other items. If you have items you would like to give, contact Lauren or Latoya at 912-756-6131 or visit https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bryan-County-Health-and-Rehabilitation/138743449521576.

FREE BOARD TRAINING

(SAVANNAH, GA) United Way of the Coastal Empire invites you to take your leadership to the next level. Learn how to join a nonprofit board, the roles and responsibilities of an effective board member, core governance structure, key governance principles that distinguish exceptional boards, and tools and practices of exceptional boards. Training is led by the Georgia Center for Nonprofits. The event is free and open to the public on October 29, from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm at 428 Bull Street in Savannah. RSVPs are required and space is limited – reservations online at uwce.org/events.

FOREIGN TRADE ZONES: SHOW ME THE MONEY

(SAVANNAH, GA) World Trade Center Savannah (WTCSav) will host “Foreign-Trade Zones: Show Me the Money,” a Global Education Program, on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 1:30 – 5 p.m. at World Trade Center Savannah, 131 Hutchinson Island Road. The program is free and open to the public, but registration is required at www.wtcsavannah.org.

LOCAL ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY GROWING

(SAVANNAH, GA) According to the Savannah Regional Film Commission, these productions accounted for $120 million in direct spending locally and had a total economic impact of well over $250 million in 2018 alone. One of the major reasons for this boom in the local film and television industry is the Savannah Entertainment Production Incentive offered by the Savannah Economic Development Authority. Every business can benefit from tapping into the local entertainment industry. The Savannah Film Alliance is a great resource for getting connected. For more information, contact the SFA Founder, Charles Bowen, or visit www.thebowenlawgroup.com.

Charles Bowen

SAVANNAH SCORE WORKSHOP

(SAVANNAH, GA) What do you need to know to create a successful business? Whether you are an aspiring entrepreneur or a small business owner, you need real-world tools, knowledge and insights in order to succeed. The “Business Launchpad: How to Start, Manage, and Grow a Successful Business” offers exactly that. The workshop, led by expert SCORE Business mentors, will take place on Saturday, April 13, at SCORE Savannah. To register, please call the Savannah SCORE office at 912-652-4335 or email us at scoresav70@gmail.com. The session fee is $49 ($20 for Students and members of the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce), and includes all workshop materials, lunch, beverages and a flash drive with all workshop content.

JA SAVANNAH BUSINESS HALL OF FAME

(SAVANNAH, GA) The 20th Annual JA Savannah Business Hall of Fame will take place Thursday, November 7th at 6 pm at the Savannah Convention Center. This event will honor Craig Harney of WTOC and Cliff McCurry of Sterling Seacrest Partners (pictured left to right). For more information, visit http://www.georgia.ja.org/hall-of-fame-savannah.

MEET CHEVY

(SAVANNAH, GA) Meet Chevy. Chevy had a rough start in life. This frightened little guy was found under the hood of a car and brought to the rescue. It took some time for him to learn to trust humans, but now he’s figured out just how much fun it is to be a kitten. He loves to play and wants all of your attention. He runs to greet his foster when she gets home just like a dog. He gets along well with the other cats and dogs in the household and would be great with kids. To adopt Chevy, go to http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2019-c-063-chevy/

WEAR GREEN DAY

(SAVANNAH, GA) Join Park Place Outreach and Green Truck Pub as they raise awareness for National Runaway Prevention Month this November! Come out to Green Truck Pub on Tuesday, Nov. 12, from 11 a.m. – 11 p.m., wearing green for a chance to win one of two $100 gift cards. Green Truck Pub will also be matching donations given to Park Place Outreach for the day. You don’t want to miss it! To learn more visit https://www.facebook.com/events/498041954080836/.

NEW DATE FOR SCORE’s 2ND ANNUAL BIZPITCH SAVANNAH™ 

(SAVANNAH, GA) On Nov. 1, 2019, Savannah’s award-winning chapter of SCORE will present its popular “BizPitch Savannah™” entrepreneurial competition. This “Shark Tank”-style event, which is free and open to the public, will be held from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at The Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm Street. For more information about “BizPitch Savannah™ 2019,” go to http://bizpitchsavannah.com.

BETHESDA BLAZERS UNDEFEATED IN REGION

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Bethesda Academy Blazers continue their 2-A Region season undefeated after a win against Thomas Heyward Academy on Friday. Under the leadership of coach Antwain Turner, the Blazers hope to carry the same determined spirit into their game next weekend at home against Spartanburg Christian. Read the full article to learn more about the Blazers and their rise to the top of the region: https://www.savannahnow.com/sports/20191018/bethesda-alone-at-top-of-region-after-beating-thomas-heyward-28-16.

SCAD SAVANNAH FILM FESTIVAL

(SAVANNAH, GA) The SCAD Savannah Film Festival will kicked off this past Saturday, complete with a red carpet, actors and industry professionals from across the country. It is a transformative week for all involved, and it solidifies Savannah’s prominent place in film as Georgia continues to grow its presence in the industry. Read the full article on the festival week here: https://www.savannahnow.com/news/20191019/tinseltown-down-south-scad-savannah-film-festival-now-staple-of-locals-industry-alike.

KEEP YOUR PLUMBING CLEAN THIS HALLOWEEN

(SAVANNAH, GA) As Halloween approaches, plumbing is likely the last thing on your mind, but fall festivities are in full swing and it’s easy to have a family-fun activity turn into a nightmare. If you plan on carving pumpkins soon, ensure the pulp and seeds make it to the trash and do not get flushed down the toilet or sink. The pulp from inside the pumpkin will create a nice sticky clog in your drains. It can also harden over time and cause multiple other issues, including garbage disposal issues. If you do need a plumber, Roto-Rooter Plumbers of Savannah will have you covered: https://rotosavannah.com/.

WSAV AND PEACOCK AUTOMOTIVE “PAY IT FORWARD”

(SAVANNAH, GA) WSAV and Peacock Automotive “Pay It Forward” this month with a surprise donation to the Telfair Mammography Fund.  To learn more, watch the video here: https://youtu.be/0O4btrlUUvQ

REGULAR CHECKUPS ARE IMPORTANT

(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.

Sandfly Family Dental, Savannah Dentist, Savannah Public Relations, Carriage Trade Public Relations, Cecilia Russo Marketing

DONATIONS NEEDED FOR ALZHEIMER’S PATIENTS

(RICHMOND HILL, GA) The Bryan County Health and Rehabilitation Center are in need of donations to help their patients. They are asking for new or gently used dolls and doll clothing for doll therapy, stuffed animals, air diffusers, time period trivia books, toiletry bags, arts and craft supplies, an indoor floor basketball hoop, among other items. If you have items you would like to give, contact Lauren or Latoya at 912-756-6131 or visit https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bryan-County-Health-and-Rehabilitation/138743449521576.

FREE BOARD TRAINING

(SAVANNAH, GA) United Way of the Coastal Empire invites you to take your leadership to the next level. Learn how to join a nonprofit board, the roles and responsibilities of an effective board member, core governance structure, key governance principles that distinguish exceptional boards, and tools and practices of exceptional boards. Training is led by the Georgia Center for Nonprofits. The event is free and open to the public on October 29, from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm at 428 Bull Street in Savannah. RSVPs are required and space is limited – reservations online at uwce.org/events.

FOREIGN TRADE ZONES: SHOW ME THE MONEY

(SAVANNAH, GA) World Trade Center Savannah (WTCSav) will host “Foreign-Trade Zones: Show Me the Money,” a Global Education Program, on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 1:30 – 5 p.m. at World Trade Center Savannah, 131 Hutchinson Island Road. The program is free and open to the public, but registration is required at www.wtcsavannah.org.

LOCAL ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY GROWING

(SAVANNAH, GA) According to the Savannah Regional Film Commission, these productions accounted for $120 million in direct spending locally and had a total economic impact of well over $250 million in 2018 alone. One of the major reasons for this boom in the local film and television industry is the Savannah Entertainment Production Incentive offered by the Savannah Economic Development Authority. Every business can benefit from tapping into the local entertainment industry. The Savannah Film Alliance is a great resource for getting connected. For more information, contact the SFA Founder, Charles Bowen, or visit www.thebowenlawgroup.com.

Charles Bowen

SAVANNAH SCORE WORKSHOP

(SAVANNAH, GA) What do you need to know to create a successful business? Whether you are an aspiring entrepreneur or a small business owner, you need real-world tools, knowledge and insights in order to succeed. The “Business Launchpad: How to Start, Manage, and Grow a Successful Business” offers exactly that. The workshop, led by expert SCORE Business mentors, will take place on Saturday, April 13, at SCORE Savannah. To register, please call the Savannah SCORE office at 912-652-4335 or email us at scoresav70@gmail.com. The session fee is $49 ($20 for Students and members of the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce), and includes all workshop materials, lunch, beverages and a flash drive with all workshop content.

JA SAVANNAH BUSINESS HALL OF FAME

(SAVANNAH, GA) The 20th Annual JA Savannah Business Hall of Fame will take place Thursday, November 7th at 6 pm at the Savannah Convention Center. This event will honor Craig Harney of WTOC and Cliff McCurry of Sterling Seacrest Partners (pictured left to right). For more information, visit http://www.georgia.ja.org/hall-of-fame-savannah.

MEET CHEVY

(SAVANNAH, GA) Meet Chevy. Chevy had a rough start in life. This frightened little guy was found under the hood of a car and brought to the rescue. It took some time for him to learn to trust humans, but now he’s figured out just how much fun it is to be a kitten. He loves to play and wants all of your attention. He runs to greet his foster when she gets home just like a dog. He gets along well with the other cats and dogs in the household and would be great with kids. To adopt Chevy, go to http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2019-c-063-chevy/

UNITED WAY REACHES 48% OF GOAL AT HALFWAY POINT

(SAVANNAH, GA) United Way of the Coastal Empire’s annual fundraising campaign is in full speed! Seven weeks into the 2019 campaign, the organization announced that $3,916,874 has been raised toward its $8,150,000 goal.  The results were reported at the Mid-Campaign Rally held at Calhoun Square.  To learn more visit http://savannahceo.com/news/2019/10/united-way-coastal-empire-reaches-48-its-overall-fundraising-goal-halfway-point/.

WEAR GREEN DAY

(SAVANNAH, GA) Join Park Place Outreach and Green Truck Pub as they raise awareness for National Runaway Prevention Month this November! Come out to Green Truck Pub on Tuesday, Nov. 12, from 11 a.m. – 11 p.m., wearing green for a chance to win one of two $100 gift cards. Green Truck Pub will also be matching donations given to Park Place Outreach for the day. You don’t want to miss it! To learn more visit https://www.facebook.com/events/498041954080836/.

NEW DATE FOR SCORE’s 2ND ANNUAL BIZPITCH SAVANNAH™ 

(SAVANNAH, GA) On Nov. 1, 2019, Savannah’s award-winning chapter of SCORE will present its popular “BizPitch Savannah™” entrepreneurial competition. This “Shark Tank”-style event, which is free and open to the public, will be held from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at The Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm Street. For more information about “BizPitch Savannah™ 2019,” go to http://bizpitchsavannah.com.

BETHESDA BLAZERS UNDEFEATED IN REGION

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Bethesda Academy Blazers continue their 2-A Region season undefeated after a win against Thomas Heyward Academy on Friday. Under the leadership of coach Antwain Turner, the Blazers hope to carry the same determined spirit into their game next weekend at home against Spartanburg Christian. Read the full article to learn more about the Blazers and their rise to the top of the region: https://www.savannahnow.com/sports/20191018/bethesda-alone-at-top-of-region-after-beating-thomas-heyward-28-16.

SCAD SAVANNAH FILM FESTIVAL

(SAVANNAH, GA) The SCAD Savannah Film Festival will kicked off this past Saturday, complete with a red carpet, actors and industry professionals from across the country. It is a transformative week for all involved, and it solidifies Savannah’s prominent place in film as Georgia continues to grow its presence in the industry. Read the full article on the festival week here: https://www.savannahnow.com/news/20191019/tinseltown-down-south-scad-savannah-film-festival-now-staple-of-locals-industry-alike.

KEEP YOUR PLUMBING CLEAN THIS HALLOWEEN

(SAVANNAH, GA) As Halloween approaches, plumbing is likely the last thing on your mind, but fall festivities are in full swing and it’s easy to have a family-fun activity turn into a nightmare. If you plan on carving pumpkins soon, ensure the pulp and seeds make it to the trash and do not get flushed down the toilet or sink. The pulp from inside the pumpkin will create a nice sticky clog in your drains. It can also harden over time and cause multiple other issues, including garbage disposal issues. If you do need a plumber, Roto-Rooter Plumbers of Savannah will have you covered: https://rotosavannah.com/.

WSAV AND PEACOCK AUTOMOTIVE “PAY IT FORWARD”

(SAVANNAH, GA) WSAV and Peacock Automotive “Pay It Forward” this month with a surprise donation to the Telfair Mammography Fund.  To learn more, watch the video here: https://youtu.be/0O4btrlUUvQ

REGULAR CHECKUPS ARE IMPORTANT

(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.

Sandfly Family Dental, Savannah Dentist, Savannah Public Relations, Carriage Trade Public Relations, Cecilia Russo Marketing

DONATIONS NEEDED FOR ALZHEIMER’S PATIENTS

(RICHMOND HILL, GA) The Bryan County Health and Rehabilitation Center are in need of donations to help their patients. They are asking for new or gently used dolls and doll clothing for doll therapy, stuffed animals, air diffusers, time period trivia books, toiletry bags, arts and craft supplies, an indoor floor basketball hoop, among other items. If you have items you would like to give, contact Lauren or Latoya at 912-756-6131 or visit https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bryan-County-Health-and-Rehabilitation/138743449521576.

FREE BOARD TRAINING

(SAVANNAH, GA) United Way of the Coastal Empire invites you to take your leadership to the next level. Learn how to join a nonprofit board, the roles and responsibilities of an effective board member, core governance structure, key governance principles that distinguish exceptional boards, and tools and practices of exceptional boards. Training is led by the Georgia Center for Nonprofits. The event is free and open to the public on October 29, from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm at 428 Bull Street in Savannah. RSVPs are required and space is limited – reservations online at uwce.org/events.

FOREIGN TRADE ZONES: SHOW ME THE MONEY

(SAVANNAH, GA) World Trade Center Savannah (WTCSav) will host “Foreign-Trade Zones: Show Me the Money,” a Global Education Program, on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 1:30 – 5 p.m. at World Trade Center Savannah, 131 Hutchinson Island Road. The program is free and open to the public, but registration is required at www.wtcsavannah.org.

LOCAL ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY GROWING

(SAVANNAH, GA) According to the Savannah Regional Film Commission, these productions accounted for $120 million in direct spending locally and had a total economic impact of well over $250 million in 2018 alone. One of the major reasons for this boom in the local film and television industry is the Savannah Entertainment Production Incentive offered by the Savannah Economic Development Authority. Every business can benefit from tapping into the local entertainment industry. The Savannah Film Alliance is a great resource for getting connected. For more information, contact the SFA Founder, Charles Bowen, or visit www.thebowenlawgroup.com.

Charles Bowen

SAVANNAH SCORE WORKSHOP

(SAVANNAH, GA) What do you need to know to create a successful business? Whether you are an aspiring entrepreneur or a small business owner, you need real-world tools, knowledge and insights in order to succeed. The “Business Launchpad: How to Start, Manage, and Grow a Successful Business” offers exactly that. The workshop, led by expert SCORE Business mentors, will take place on Saturday, April 13, at SCORE Savannah. To register, please call the Savannah SCORE office at 912-652-4335 or email us at scoresav70@gmail.com. The session fee is $49 ($20 for Students and members of the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce), and includes all workshop materials, lunch, beverages and a flash drive with all workshop content.

JA SAVANNAH BUSINESS HALL OF FAME

(SAVANNAH, GA) The 20th Annual JA Savannah Business Hall of Fame will take place Thursday, November 7th at 6 pm at the Savannah Convention Center. This event will honor Craig Harney of WTOC and Cliff McCurry of Sterling Seacrest Partners (pictured left to right). For more information, visit http://www.georgia.ja.org/hall-of-fame-savannah.

MEET CHEVY

(SAVANNAH, GA) Meet Chevy. Chevy had a rough start in life. This frightened little guy was found under the hood of a car and brought to the rescue. It took some time for him to learn to trust humans, but now he’s figured out just how much fun it is to be a kitten. He loves to play and wants all of your attention. He runs to greet his foster when she gets home just like a dog. He gets along well with the other cats and dogs in the household and would be great with kids. To adopt Chevy, go to http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2019-c-063-chevy/

OPEN FOR BUSINESS®: HOW TO KEEP UP WITH VIDEO MARKETING 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Join Carriage Trade Public Relations®, Inc. for the October session of their monthly Open for Business® series. This month’s topic is focused on video marketing, and how it has taken 2019 by storm. Cynthia Cradduck, Junior Partner, and Skylar Lanier, Public Relations Specialist, will host the conversation on Wednesday, Oct. 30, at noon. The article this month can be found here: https://www.oneupweb.com/blog/video/the-rise-of-video-marketing/. You can tune in to watch on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/2597112347042933/.

UNITED WAY REACHES 48% OF GOAL AT HALFWAY POINT

(SAVANNAH, GA) United Way of the Coastal Empire’s annual fundraising campaign is in full speed! Seven weeks into the 2019 campaign, the organization announced that $3,916,874 has been raised toward its $8,150,000 goal.  The results were reported at the Mid-Campaign Rally held at Calhoun Square.  To learn more visit http://savannahceo.com/news/2019/10/united-way-coastal-empire-reaches-48-its-overall-fundraising-goal-halfway-point/.

WEAR GREEN DAY

(SAVANNAH, GA) Join Park Place Outreach and Green Truck Pub as they raise awareness for National Runaway Prevention Month this November! Come out to Green Truck Pub on Tuesday, Nov. 12, from 11 a.m. – 11 p.m., wearing green for a chance to win one of two $100 gift cards. Green Truck Pub will also be matching donations given to Park Place Outreach for the day. You don’t want to miss it! To learn more visit https://www.facebook.com/events/498041954080836/.

NEW DATE FOR SCORE’s 2ND ANNUAL BIZPITCH SAVANNAH™ 

(SAVANNAH, GA) On Nov. 1, 2019, Savannah’s award-winning chapter of SCORE will present its popular “BizPitch Savannah™” entrepreneurial competition. This “Shark Tank”-style event, which is free and open to the public, will be held from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at The Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm Street. For more information about “BizPitch Savannah™ 2019,” go to http://bizpitchsavannah.com.

BETHESDA BLAZERS UNDEFEATED IN REGION

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Bethesda Academy Blazers continue their 2-A Region season undefeated after a win against Thomas Heyward Academy on Friday. Under the leadership of coach Antwain Turner, the Blazers hope to carry the same determined spirit into their game next weekend at home against Spartanburg Christian. Read the full article to learn more about the Blazers and their rise to the top of the region: https://www.savannahnow.com/sports/20191018/bethesda-alone-at-top-of-region-after-beating-thomas-heyward-28-16.

SCAD SAVANNAH FILM FESTIVAL

(SAVANNAH, GA) The SCAD Savannah Film Festival will kicked off this past Saturday, complete with a red carpet, actors and industry professionals from across the country. It is a transformative week for all involved, and it solidifies Savannah’s prominent place in film as Georgia continues to grow its presence in the industry. Read the full article on the festival week here: https://www.savannahnow.com/news/20191019/tinseltown-down-south-scad-savannah-film-festival-now-staple-of-locals-industry-alike.

KEEP YOUR PLUMBING CLEAN THIS HALLOWEEN

(SAVANNAH, GA) As Halloween approaches, plumbing is likely the last thing on your mind, but fall festivities are in full swing and it’s easy to have a family-fun activity turn into a nightmare. If you plan on carving pumpkins soon, ensure the pulp and seeds make it to the trash and do not get flushed down the toilet or sink. The pulp from inside the pumpkin will create a nice sticky clog in your drains. It can also harden over time and cause multiple other issues, including garbage disposal issues. If you do need a plumber, Roto-Rooter Plumbers of Savannah will have you covered: https://rotosavannah.com/.

WSAV AND PEACOCK AUTOMOTIVE “PAY IT FORWARD”

(SAVANNAH, GA) WSAV and Peacock Automotive “Pay It Forward” this month with a surprise donation to the Telfair Mammography Fund.  To learn more, watch the video here: https://youtu.be/0O4btrlUUvQ

REGULAR CHECKUPS ARE IMPORTANT

(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.

Sandfly Family Dental, Savannah Dentist, Savannah Public Relations, Carriage Trade Public Relations, Cecilia Russo Marketing

DONATIONS NEEDED FOR ALZHEIMER’S PATIENTS

(RICHMOND HILL, GA) The Bryan County Health and Rehabilitation Center are in need of donations to help their patients. They are asking for new or gently used dolls and doll clothing for doll therapy, stuffed animals, air diffusers, time period trivia books, toiletry bags, arts and craft supplies, an indoor floor basketball hoop, among other items. If you have items you would like to give, contact Lauren or Latoya at 912-756-6131 or visit https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bryan-County-Health-and-Rehabilitation/138743449521576.

FREE BOARD TRAINING

(SAVANNAH, GA) United Way of the Coastal Empire invites you to take your leadership to the next level. Learn how to join a nonprofit board, the roles and responsibilities of an effective board member, core governance structure, key governance principles that distinguish exceptional boards, and tools and practices of exceptional boards. Training is led by the Georgia Center for Nonprofits. The event is free and open to the public on October 29, from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm at 428 Bull Street in Savannah. RSVPs are required and space is limited – reservations online at uwce.org/events.

FOREIGN TRADE ZONES: SHOW ME THE MONEY

(SAVANNAH, GA) World Trade Center Savannah (WTCSav) will host “Foreign-Trade Zones: Show Me the Money,” a Global Education Program, on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 1:30 – 5 p.m. at World Trade Center Savannah, 131 Hutchinson Island Road. The program is free and open to the public, but registration is required at www.wtcsavannah.org.

LOCAL ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY GROWING

(SAVANNAH, GA) According to the Savannah Regional Film Commission, these productions accounted for $120 million in direct spending locally and had a total economic impact of well over $250 million in 2018 alone. One of the major reasons for this boom in the local film and television industry is the Savannah Entertainment Production Incentive offered by the Savannah Economic Development Authority. Every business can benefit from tapping into the local entertainment industry. The Savannah Film Alliance is a great resource for getting connected. For more information, contact the SFA Founder, Charles Bowen, or visit www.thebowenlawgroup.com.

Charles Bowen

SAVANNAH SCORE WORKSHOP

(SAVANNAH, GA) What do you need to know to create a successful business? Whether you are an aspiring entrepreneur or a small business owner, you need real-world tools, knowledge and insights in order to succeed. The “Business Launchpad: How to Start, Manage, and Grow a Successful Business” offers exactly that. The workshop, led by expert SCORE Business mentors, will take place on Saturday, April 13, at SCORE Savannah. To register, please call the Savannah SCORE office at 912-652-4335 or email us at scoresav70@gmail.com. The session fee is $49 ($20 for Students and members of the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce), and includes all workshop materials, lunch, beverages and a flash drive with all workshop content.

JA SAVANNAH BUSINESS HALL OF FAME

(SAVANNAH, GA) The 20th Annual JA Savannah Business Hall of Fame will take place Thursday, November 7th at 6 pm at the Savannah Convention Center. This event will honor Craig Harney of WTOC and Cliff McCurry of Sterling Seacrest Partners (pictured left to right). For more information, visit http://www.georgia.ja.org/hall-of-fame-savannah.

MEET CHEVY

(SAVANNAH, GA) Meet Chevy. Chevy had a rough start in life. This frightened little guy was found under the hood of a car and brought to the rescue. It took some time for him to learn to trust humans, but now he’s figured out just how much fun it is to be a kitten. He loves to play and wants all of your attention. He runs to greet his foster when she gets home just like a dog. He gets along well with the other cats and dogs in the household and would be great with kids. To adopt Chevy, go to http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2019-c-063-chevy/

ENMARKET AWARDED BEST ORIGINAL DESIGN

(POOLER, GA) Enmarket’s newest location in Pooler has won the Convenience Store News’ the Best Original Design Award. Enmarket was selected for this national recognition due to its modern, inviting aesthetic and the ease with which the store layout allows customers to find what they need. To read more, visit https://csnews.com/convenience-store-news-2019-store-design-contest-best-original-design#close-olyticsmodal.

OPEN FOR BUSINESS®: HOW TO KEEP UP WITH VIDEO MARKETING 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Join Carriage Trade Public Relations®, Inc. for the October session of their monthly Open for Business® series. This month’s topic is focused on video marketing, and how it has taken 2019 by storm. Cynthia Cradduck, Junior Partner, and Skylar Lanier, Public Relations Specialist, will host the conversation on Wednesday, Oct. 30, at noon. The article this month can be found here: https://www.oneupweb.com/blog/video/the-rise-of-video-marketing/. You can tune in to watch on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/2597112347042933/.

UNITED WAY REACHES 48% OF GOAL AT HALFWAY POINT

(SAVANNAH, GA) United Way of the Coastal Empire’s annual fundraising campaign is in full speed! Seven weeks into the 2019 campaign, the organization announced that $3,916,874 has been raised toward its $8,150,000 goal.  The results were reported at the Mid-Campaign Rally held at Calhoun Square.  To learn more visit http://savannahceo.com/news/2019/10/united-way-coastal-empire-reaches-48-its-overall-fundraising-goal-halfway-point/.

WEAR GREEN DAY

(SAVANNAH, GA) Join Park Place Outreach and Green Truck Pub as they raise awareness for National Runaway Prevention Month this November! Come out to Green Truck Pub on Tuesday, Nov. 12, from 11 a.m. – 11 p.m., wearing green for a chance to win one of two $100 gift cards. Green Truck Pub will also be matching donations given to Park Place Outreach for the day. You don’t want to miss it! To learn more visit https://www.facebook.com/events/498041954080836/.

NEW DATE FOR SCORE’s 2ND ANNUAL BIZPITCH SAVANNAH™ 

(SAVANNAH, GA) On Nov. 1, 2019, Savannah’s award-winning chapter of SCORE will present its popular “BizPitch Savannah™” entrepreneurial competition. This “Shark Tank”-style event, which is free and open to the public, will be held from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at The Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm Street. For more information about “BizPitch Savannah™ 2019,” go to http://bizpitchsavannah.com.

BETHESDA BLAZERS UNDEFEATED IN REGION

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Bethesda Academy Blazers continue their 2-A Region season undefeated after a win against Thomas Heyward Academy on Friday. Under the leadership of coach Antwain Turner, the Blazers hope to carry the same determined spirit into their game next weekend at home against Spartanburg Christian. Read the full article to learn more about the Blazers and their rise to the top of the region: https://www.savannahnow.com/sports/20191018/bethesda-alone-at-top-of-region-after-beating-thomas-heyward-28-16.

SCAD SAVANNAH FILM FESTIVAL

(SAVANNAH, GA) The SCAD Savannah Film Festival will kicked off this past Saturday, complete with a red carpet, actors and industry professionals from across the country. It is a transformative week for all involved, and it solidifies Savannah’s prominent place in film as Georgia continues to grow its presence in the industry. Read the full article on the festival week here: https://www.savannahnow.com/news/20191019/tinseltown-down-south-scad-savannah-film-festival-now-staple-of-locals-industry-alike.

KEEP YOUR PLUMBING CLEAN THIS HALLOWEEN

(SAVANNAH, GA) As Halloween approaches, plumbing is likely the last thing on your mind, but fall festivities are in full swing and it’s easy to have a family-fun activity turn into a nightmare. If you plan on carving pumpkins soon, ensure the pulp and seeds make it to the trash and do not get flushed down the toilet or sink. The pulp from inside the pumpkin will create a nice sticky clog in your drains. It can also harden over time and cause multiple other issues, including garbage disposal issues. If you do need a plumber, Roto-Rooter Plumbers of Savannah will have you covered: https://rotosavannah.com/.

WSAV AND PEACOCK AUTOMOTIVE “PAY IT FORWARD”

(SAVANNAH, GA) WSAV and Peacock Automotive “Pay It Forward” this month with a surprise donation to the Telfair Mammography Fund.  To learn more, watch the video here: https://youtu.be/0O4btrlUUvQ

REGULAR CHECKUPS ARE IMPORTANT

(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.

Sandfly Family Dental, Savannah Dentist, Savannah Public Relations, Carriage Trade Public Relations, Cecilia Russo Marketing

DONATIONS NEEDED FOR ALZHEIMER’S PATIENTS

(RICHMOND HILL, GA) The Bryan County Health and Rehabilitation Center are in need of donations to help their patients. They are asking for new or gently used dolls and doll clothing for doll therapy, stuffed animals, air diffusers, time period trivia books, toiletry bags, arts and craft supplies, an indoor floor basketball hoop, among other items. If you have items you would like to give, contact Lauren or Latoya at 912-756-6131 or visit https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bryan-County-Health-and-Rehabilitation/138743449521576.

FREE BOARD TRAINING

(SAVANNAH, GA) United Way of the Coastal Empire invites you to take your leadership to the next level. Learn how to join a nonprofit board, the roles and responsibilities of an effective board member, core governance structure, key governance principles that distinguish exceptional boards, and tools and practices of exceptional boards. Training is led by the Georgia Center for Nonprofits. The event is free and open to the public on October 29, from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm at 428 Bull Street in Savannah. RSVPs are required and space is limited – reservations online at uwce.org/events.

FOREIGN TRADE ZONES: SHOW ME THE MONEY

(SAVANNAH, GA) World Trade Center Savannah (WTCSav) will host “Foreign-Trade Zones: Show Me the Money,” a Global Education Program, on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 1:30 – 5 p.m. at World Trade Center Savannah, 131 Hutchinson Island Road. The program is free and open to the public, but registration is required at www.wtcsavannah.org.

LOCAL ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY GROWING

(SAVANNAH, GA) According to the Savannah Regional Film Commission, these productions accounted for $120 million in direct spending locally and had a total economic impact of well over $250 million in 2018 alone. One of the major reasons for this boom in the local film and television industry is the Savannah Entertainment Production Incentive offered by the Savannah Economic Development Authority. Every business can benefit from tapping into the local entertainment industry. The Savannah Film Alliance is a great resource for getting connected. For more information, contact the SFA Founder, Charles Bowen, or visit www.thebowenlawgroup.com.

Charles Bowen

SAVANNAH SCORE WORKSHOP

(SAVANNAH, GA) What do you need to know to create a successful business? Whether you are an aspiring entrepreneur or a small business owner, you need real-world tools, knowledge and insights in order to succeed. The “Business Launchpad: How to Start, Manage, and Grow a Successful Business” offers exactly that. The workshop, led by expert SCORE Business mentors, will take place on Saturday, April 13, at SCORE Savannah. To register, please call the Savannah SCORE office at 912-652-4335 or email us at scoresav70@gmail.com. The session fee is $49 ($20 for Students and members of the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce), and includes all workshop materials, lunch, beverages and a flash drive with all workshop content.

JA SAVANNAH BUSINESS HALL OF FAME

(SAVANNAH, GA) The 20th Annual JA Savannah Business Hall of Fame will take place Thursday, November 7th at 6 pm at the Savannah Convention Center. This event will honor Craig Harney of WTOC and Cliff McCurry of Sterling Seacrest Partners (pictured left to right). For more information, visit http://www.georgia.ja.org/hall-of-fame-savannah.

MEET CHEVY

(SAVANNAH, GA) Meet Chevy. Chevy had a rough start in life. This frightened little guy was found under the hood of a car and brought to the rescue. It took some time for him to learn to trust humans, but now he’s figured out just how much fun it is to be a kitten. He loves to play and wants all of your attention. He runs to greet his foster when she gets home just like a dog. He gets along well with the other cats and dogs in the household and would be great with kids. To adopt Chevy, go to http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2019-c-063-chevy/

The Bra Project

THE DEWITT TILTON GROUP WELCOMES AARON CRADDUCK AS SUPERINTENDENT

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Dewitt Tilton Group is pleased to announce that Aaron Cradduck has joined the Savannah area commercial construction company as a superintendent. Cradduck will be responsible for ensuring quality construction practices and timely builds to meet clients’ commercial construction needs. For more information, visit http://savannahceo.com/news/2019/10/lowcountry-commercial-construction-firm-dewitt-tilton-group-welcomes-new-superintendent-aaron-cradduck/.

ENMARKET AWARDED BEST ORIGINAL DESIGN

(POOLER, GA) Enmarket’s newest location in Pooler has won the Convenience Store News’ the Best Original Design Award. Enmarket was selected for this national recognition due to its modern, inviting aesthetic and the ease with which the store layout allows customers to find what they need. To read more, visit https://csnews.com/convenience-store-news-2019-store-design-contest-best-original-design#close-olyticsmodal.

OPEN FOR BUSINESS®: HOW TO KEEP UP WITH VIDEO MARKETING 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Join Carriage Trade Public Relations®, Inc. for the October session of their monthly Open for Business® series. This month’s topic is focused on video marketing, and how it has taken 2019 by storm. Cynthia Cradduck, Junior Partner, and Skylar Lanier, Public Relations Specialist, will host the conversation on Wednesday, Oct. 30, at noon. The article this month can be found here: https://www.oneupweb.com/blog/video/the-rise-of-video-marketing/. You can tune in to watch on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/2597112347042933/.

UNITED WAY REACHES 48% OF GOAL AT HALFWAY POINT

(SAVANNAH, GA) United Way of the Coastal Empire’s annual fundraising campaign is in full speed! Seven weeks into the 2019 campaign, the organization announced that $3,916,874 has been raised toward its $8,150,000 goal.  The results were reported at the Mid-Campaign Rally held at Calhoun Square.  To learn more visit http://savannahceo.com/news/2019/10/united-way-coastal-empire-reaches-48-its-overall-fundraising-goal-halfway-point/.

WEAR GREEN DAY

(SAVANNAH, GA) Join Park Place Outreach and Green Truck Pub as they raise awareness for National Runaway Prevention Month this November! Come out to Green Truck Pub on Tuesday, Nov. 12, from 11 a.m. – 11 p.m., wearing green for a chance to win one of two $100 gift cards. Green Truck Pub will also be matching donations given to Park Place Outreach for the day. You don’t want to miss it! To learn more visit https://www.facebook.com/events/498041954080836/.

NEW DATE FOR SCORE’s 2ND ANNUAL BIZPITCH SAVANNAH™ 

(SAVANNAH, GA) On Nov. 1, 2019, Savannah’s award-winning chapter of SCORE will present its popular “BizPitch Savannah™” entrepreneurial competition. This “Shark Tank”-style event, which is free and open to the public, will be held from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at The Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm Street. For more information about “BizPitch Savannah™ 2019,” go to http://bizpitchsavannah.com.

BETHESDA BLAZERS UNDEFEATED IN REGION

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Bethesda Academy Blazers continue their 2-A Region season undefeated after a win against Thomas Heyward Academy on Friday. Under the leadership of coach Antwain Turner, the Blazers hope to carry the same determined spirit into their game next weekend at home against Spartanburg Christian. Read the full article to learn more about the Blazers and their rise to the top of the region: https://www.savannahnow.com/sports/20191018/bethesda-alone-at-top-of-region-after-beating-thomas-heyward-28-16.

SCAD SAVANNAH FILM FESTIVAL

(SAVANNAH, GA) The SCAD Savannah Film Festival will kicked off this past Saturday, complete with a red carpet, actors and industry professionals from across the country. It is a transformative week for all involved, and it solidifies Savannah’s prominent place in film as Georgia continues to grow its presence in the industry. Read the full article on the festival week here: https://www.savannahnow.com/news/20191019/tinseltown-down-south-scad-savannah-film-festival-now-staple-of-locals-industry-alike.

KEEP YOUR PLUMBING CLEAN THIS HALLOWEEN

(SAVANNAH, GA) As Halloween approaches, plumbing is likely the last thing on your mind, but fall festivities are in full swing and it’s easy to have a family-fun activity turn into a nightmare. If you plan on carving pumpkins soon, ensure the pulp and seeds make it to the trash and do not get flushed down the toilet or sink. The pulp from inside the pumpkin will create a nice sticky clog in your drains. It can also harden over time and cause multiple other issues, including garbage disposal issues. If you do need a plumber, Roto-Rooter Plumbers of Savannah will have you covered: https://rotosavannah.com/.

WSAV AND PEACOCK AUTOMOTIVE “PAY IT FORWARD”

(SAVANNAH, GA) WSAV and Peacock Automotive “Pay It Forward” this month with a surprise donation to the Telfair Mammography Fund.  To learn more, watch the video here: https://youtu.be/0O4btrlUUvQ

REGULAR CHECKUPS ARE IMPORTANT

(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.

Sandfly Family Dental, Savannah Dentist, Savannah Public Relations, Carriage Trade Public Relations, Cecilia Russo Marketing

DONATIONS NEEDED FOR ALZHEIMER’S PATIENTS

(RICHMOND HILL, GA) The Bryan County Health and Rehabilitation Center are in need of donations to help their patients. They are asking for new or gently used dolls and doll clothing for doll therapy, stuffed animals, air diffusers, time period trivia books, toiletry bags, arts and craft supplies, an indoor floor basketball hoop, among other items. If you have items you would like to give, contact Lauren or Latoya at 912-756-6131 or visit https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bryan-County-Health-and-Rehabilitation/138743449521576.

FREE BOARD TRAINING

(SAVANNAH, GA) United Way of the Coastal Empire invites you to take your leadership to the next level. Learn how to join a nonprofit board, the roles and responsibilities of an effective board member, core governance structure, key governance principles that distinguish exceptional boards, and tools and practices of exceptional boards. Training is led by the Georgia Center for Nonprofits. The event is free and open to the public on October 29, from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm at 428 Bull Street in Savannah. RSVPs are required and space is limited – reservations online at uwce.org/events.

FOREIGN TRADE ZONES: SHOW ME THE MONEY

(SAVANNAH, GA) World Trade Center Savannah (WTCSav) will host “Foreign-Trade Zones: Show Me the Money,” a Global Education Program, on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 1:30 – 5 p.m. at World Trade Center Savannah, 131 Hutchinson Island Road. The program is free and open to the public, but registration is required at www.wtcsavannah.org.

LOCAL ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY GROWING

(SAVANNAH, GA) According to the Savannah Regional Film Commission, these productions accounted for $120 million in direct spending locally and had a total economic impact of well over $250 million in 2018 alone. One of the major reasons for this boom in the local film and television industry is the Savannah Entertainment Production Incentive offered by the Savannah Economic Development Authority. Every business can benefit from tapping into the local entertainment industry. The Savannah Film Alliance is a great resource for getting connected. For more information, contact the SFA Founder, Charles Bowen, or visit www.thebowenlawgroup.com.

Charles Bowen

SAVANNAH SCORE WORKSHOP

(SAVANNAH, GA) What do you need to know to create a successful business? Whether you are an aspiring entrepreneur or a small business owner, you need real-world tools, knowledge and insights in order to succeed. The “Business Launchpad: How to Start, Manage, and Grow a Successful Business” offers exactly that. The workshop, led by expert SCORE Business mentors, will take place on Saturday, April 13, at SCORE Savannah. To register, please call the Savannah SCORE office at 912-652-4335 or email us at scoresav70@gmail.com. The session fee is $49 ($20 for Students and members of the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce), and includes all workshop materials, lunch, beverages and a flash drive with all workshop content.

JA SAVANNAH BUSINESS HALL OF FAME

(SAVANNAH, GA) The 20th Annual JA Savannah Business Hall of Fame will take place Thursday, November 7th at 6 pm at the Savannah Convention Center. This event will honor Craig Harney of WTOC and Cliff McCurry of Sterling Seacrest Partners (pictured left to right). For more information, visit http://www.georgia.ja.org/hall-of-fame-savannah.

MEET CHEVY

(SAVANNAH, GA) Meet Chevy. Chevy had a rough start in life. This frightened little guy was found under the hood of a car and brought to the rescue. It took some time for him to learn to trust humans, but now he’s figured out just how much fun it is to be a kitten. He loves to play and wants all of your attention. He runs to greet his foster when she gets home just like a dog. He gets along well with the other cats and dogs in the household and would be great with kids. To adopt Chevy, go to http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2019-c-063-chevy/

THE FIFTH ANNUAL BRA PROJECT WRAPPED UP WITH BRAS & BUBBLY EVENT

(BLUFFTON/BEAUFORT, SC) The Fifth Annual Bra Project concluded its tour of the Lowcountry with the Bras & Bubbly evening event on Oct. 24, when the winner of the student competition for best-designed bra was revealed. Bras & Bubbly also held a silent auction featuring pieces donated by local artists who have a breast cancer story to share. All proceeds from the event benefited DragonBoat Beaufort and local cancer survivors. To learn more about the event, visit https://www.wsav.com/buddy-check-3/5th-annual-bra-project-celebrates-conclusion-with-bra-bubbly-event/.

The Bra Project

THE DEWITT TILTON GROUP WELCOMES AARON CRADDUCK AS SUPERINTENDENT

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Dewitt Tilton Group is pleased to announce that Aaron Cradduck has joined the Savannah area commercial construction company as a superintendent. Cradduck will be responsible for ensuring quality construction practices and timely builds to meet clients’ commercial construction needs. For more information, visit http://savannahceo.com/news/2019/10/lowcountry-commercial-construction-firm-dewitt-tilton-group-welcomes-new-superintendent-aaron-cradduck/.

ENMARKET AWARDED BEST ORIGINAL DESIGN

(POOLER, GA) Enmarket’s newest location in Pooler has won the Convenience Store News’ the Best Original Design Award. Enmarket was selected for this national recognition due to its modern, inviting aesthetic and the ease with which the store layout allows customers to find what they need. To read more, visit https://csnews.com/convenience-store-news-2019-store-design-contest-best-original-design#close-olyticsmodal.

OPEN FOR BUSINESS®: HOW TO KEEP UP WITH VIDEO MARKETING 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Join Carriage Trade Public Relations®, Inc. for the October session of their monthly Open for Business® series. This month’s topic is focused on video marketing, and how it has taken 2019 by storm. Cynthia Cradduck, Junior Partner, and Skylar Lanier, Public Relations Specialist, will host the conversation on Wednesday, Oct. 30, at noon. The article this month can be found here: https://www.oneupweb.com/blog/video/the-rise-of-video-marketing/. You can tune in to watch on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/2597112347042933/.

UNITED WAY REACHES 48% OF GOAL AT HALFWAY POINT

(SAVANNAH, GA) United Way of the Coastal Empire’s annual fundraising campaign is in full speed! Seven weeks into the 2019 campaign, the organization announced that $3,916,874 has been raised toward its $8,150,000 goal.  The results were reported at the Mid-Campaign Rally held at Calhoun Square.  To learn more visit http://savannahceo.com/news/2019/10/united-way-coastal-empire-reaches-48-its-overall-fundraising-goal-halfway-point/.

WEAR GREEN DAY

(SAVANNAH, GA) Join Park Place Outreach and Green Truck Pub as they raise awareness for National Runaway Prevention Month this November! Come out to Green Truck Pub on Tuesday, Nov. 12, from 11 a.m. – 11 p.m., wearing green for a chance to win one of two $100 gift cards. Green Truck Pub will also be matching donations given to Park Place Outreach for the day. You don’t want to miss it! To learn more visit https://www.facebook.com/events/498041954080836/.

NEW DATE FOR SCORE’s 2ND ANNUAL BIZPITCH SAVANNAH™ 

(SAVANNAH, GA) On Nov. 1, 2019, Savannah’s award-winning chapter of SCORE will present its popular “BizPitch Savannah™” entrepreneurial competition. This “Shark Tank”-style event, which is free and open to the public, will be held from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at The Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm Street. For more information about “BizPitch Savannah™ 2019,” go to http://bizpitchsavannah.com.

BETHESDA BLAZERS UNDEFEATED IN REGION

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Bethesda Academy Blazers continue their 2-A Region season undefeated after a win against Thomas Heyward Academy on Friday. Under the leadership of coach Antwain Turner, the Blazers hope to carry the same determined spirit into their game next weekend at home against Spartanburg Christian. Read the full article to learn more about the Blazers and their rise to the top of the region: https://www.savannahnow.com/sports/20191018/bethesda-alone-at-top-of-region-after-beating-thomas-heyward-28-16.

SCAD SAVANNAH FILM FESTIVAL

(SAVANNAH, GA) The SCAD Savannah Film Festival will kicked off this past Saturday, complete with a red carpet, actors and industry professionals from across the country. It is a transformative week for all involved, and it solidifies Savannah’s prominent place in film as Georgia continues to grow its presence in the industry. Read the full article on the festival week here: https://www.savannahnow.com/news/20191019/tinseltown-down-south-scad-savannah-film-festival-now-staple-of-locals-industry-alike.

KEEP YOUR PLUMBING CLEAN THIS HALLOWEEN

(SAVANNAH, GA) As Halloween approaches, plumbing is likely the last thing on your mind, but fall festivities are in full swing and it’s easy to have a family-fun activity turn into a nightmare. If you plan on carving pumpkins soon, ensure the pulp and seeds make it to the trash and do not get flushed down the toilet or sink. The pulp from inside the pumpkin will create a nice sticky clog in your drains. It can also harden over time and cause multiple other issues, including garbage disposal issues. If you do need a plumber, Roto-Rooter Plumbers of Savannah will have you covered: https://rotosavannah.com/.

WSAV AND PEACOCK AUTOMOTIVE “PAY IT FORWARD”

(SAVANNAH, GA) WSAV and Peacock Automotive “Pay It Forward” this month with a surprise donation to the Telfair Mammography Fund.  To learn more, watch the video here: https://youtu.be/0O4btrlUUvQ

REGULAR CHECKUPS ARE IMPORTANT

(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.

Sandfly Family Dental, Savannah Dentist, Savannah Public Relations, Carriage Trade Public Relations, Cecilia Russo Marketing

DONATIONS NEEDED FOR ALZHEIMER’S PATIENTS

(RICHMOND HILL, GA) The Bryan County Health and Rehabilitation Center are in need of donations to help their patients. They are asking for new or gently used dolls and doll clothing for doll therapy, stuffed animals, air diffusers, time period trivia books, toiletry bags, arts and craft supplies, an indoor floor basketball hoop, among other items. If you have items you would like to give, contact Lauren or Latoya at 912-756-6131 or visit https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bryan-County-Health-and-Rehabilitation/138743449521576.

FREE BOARD TRAINING

(SAVANNAH, GA) United Way of the Coastal Empire invites you to take your leadership to the next level. Learn how to join a nonprofit board, the roles and responsibilities of an effective board member, core governance structure, key governance principles that distinguish exceptional boards, and tools and practices of exceptional boards. Training is led by the Georgia Center for Nonprofits. The event is free and open to the public on October 29, from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm at 428 Bull Street in Savannah. RSVPs are required and space is limited – reservations online at uwce.org/events.

FOREIGN TRADE ZONES: SHOW ME THE MONEY

(SAVANNAH, GA) World Trade Center Savannah (WTCSav) will host “Foreign-Trade Zones: Show Me the Money,” a Global Education Program, on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 1:30 – 5 p.m. at World Trade Center Savannah, 131 Hutchinson Island Road. The program is free and open to the public, but registration is required at www.wtcsavannah.org.

LOCAL ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY GROWING

(SAVANNAH, GA) According to the Savannah Regional Film Commission, these productions accounted for $120 million in direct spending locally and had a total economic impact of well over $250 million in 2018 alone. One of the major reasons for this boom in the local film and television industry is the Savannah Entertainment Production Incentive offered by the Savannah Economic Development Authority. Every business can benefit from tapping into the local entertainment industry. The Savannah Film Alliance is a great resource for getting connected. For more information, contact the SFA Founder, Charles Bowen, or visit www.thebowenlawgroup.com.

Charles Bowen

SAVANNAH SCORE WORKSHOP

(SAVANNAH, GA) What do you need to know to create a successful business? Whether you are an aspiring entrepreneur or a small business owner, you need real-world tools, knowledge and insights in order to succeed. The “Business Launchpad: How to Start, Manage, and Grow a Successful Business” offers exactly that. The workshop, led by expert SCORE Business mentors, will take place on Saturday, April 13, at SCORE Savannah. To register, please call the Savannah SCORE office at 912-652-4335 or email us at scoresav70@gmail.com. The session fee is $49 ($20 for Students and members of the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce), and includes all workshop materials, lunch, beverages and a flash drive with all workshop content.

JA SAVANNAH BUSINESS HALL OF FAME

(SAVANNAH, GA) The 20th Annual JA Savannah Business Hall of Fame will take place Thursday, November 7th at 6 pm at the Savannah Convention Center. This event will honor Craig Harney of WTOC and Cliff McCurry of Sterling Seacrest Partners (pictured left to right). For more information, visit http://www.georgia.ja.org/hall-of-fame-savannah.

MEET CHEVY

(SAVANNAH, GA) Meet Chevy. Chevy had a rough start in life. This frightened little guy was found under the hood of a car and brought to the rescue. It took some time for him to learn to trust humans, but now he’s figured out just how much fun it is to be a kitten. He loves to play and wants all of your attention. He runs to greet his foster when she gets home just like a dog. He gets along well with the other cats and dogs in the household and would be great with kids. To adopt Chevy, go to http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2019-c-063-chevy/

Katie Balthrop , Savannah, Sport and Wellness

JAGUAR LAND ROVER DEALERSHIP GRAND OPENING

(JASPER COUNTY, SC) A grand opening celebration for the renovated Jaguar Land Rover Hilton Head dealership will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 6. Area dignitaries and the public are invited to join Peacock Automotive and Jaguar Land Rover USA executives for the ribbon cutting and will be able to tour the new 20,000-square-foot Jaguar Land Rover dealership, which is equipped with state-of-the-art technologies such as an area designated for customizing your vehicle. The $4 million facility also features a high-end service lounge, work stations with WiFi and a gourmet coffee bar. For more information, visit https://www.jaguarhiltonhead.com or https://www.landroverhiltonhead.com, or call 843-208-1500.

THE FIFTH ANNUAL BRA PROJECT WRAPPED UP WITH BRAS & BUBBLY EVENT

(BLUFFTON/BEAUFORT, SC) The Fifth Annual Bra Project concluded its tour of the Lowcountry with the Bras & Bubbly evening event on Oct. 24, when the winner of the student competition for best-designed bra was revealed. Bras & Bubbly also held a silent auction featuring pieces donated by local artists who have a breast cancer story to share. All proceeds from the event benefited DragonBoat Beaufort and local cancer survivors. To learn more about the event, visit https://www.wsav.com/buddy-check-3/5th-annual-bra-project-celebrates-conclusion-with-bra-bubbly-event/.

The Bra Project

THE DEWITT TILTON GROUP WELCOMES AARON CRADDUCK AS SUPERINTENDENT

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Dewitt Tilton Group is pleased to announce that Aaron Cradduck has joined the Savannah area commercial construction company as a superintendent. Cradduck will be responsible for ensuring quality construction practices and timely builds to meet clients’ commercial construction needs. For more information, visit http://savannahceo.com/news/2019/10/lowcountry-commercial-construction-firm-dewitt-tilton-group-welcomes-new-superintendent-aaron-cradduck/.

ENMARKET AWARDED BEST ORIGINAL DESIGN

(POOLER, GA) Enmarket’s newest location in Pooler has won the Convenience Store News’ the Best Original Design Award. Enmarket was selected for this national recognition due to its modern, inviting aesthetic and the ease with which the store layout allows customers to find what they need. To read more, visit https://csnews.com/convenience-store-news-2019-store-design-contest-best-original-design#close-olyticsmodal.

OPEN FOR BUSINESS®: HOW TO KEEP UP WITH VIDEO MARKETING 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Join Carriage Trade Public Relations®, Inc. for the October session of their monthly Open for Business® series. This month’s topic is focused on video marketing, and how it has taken 2019 by storm. Cynthia Cradduck, Junior Partner, and Skylar Lanier, Public Relations Specialist, will host the conversation on Wednesday, Oct. 30, at noon. The article this month can be found here: https://www.oneupweb.com/blog/video/the-rise-of-video-marketing/. You can tune in to watch on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/2597112347042933/.

UNITED WAY REACHES 48% OF GOAL AT HALFWAY POINT

(SAVANNAH, GA) United Way of the Coastal Empire’s annual fundraising campaign is in full speed! Seven weeks into the 2019 campaign, the organization announced that $3,916,874 has been raised toward its $8,150,000 goal.  The results were reported at the Mid-Campaign Rally held at Calhoun Square.  To learn more visit http://savannahceo.com/news/2019/10/united-way-coastal-empire-reaches-48-its-overall-fundraising-goal-halfway-point/.

WEAR GREEN DAY

(SAVANNAH, GA) Join Park Place Outreach and Green Truck Pub as they raise awareness for National Runaway Prevention Month this November! Come out to Green Truck Pub on Tuesday, Nov. 12, from 11 a.m. – 11 p.m., wearing green for a chance to win one of two $100 gift cards. Green Truck Pub will also be matching donations given to Park Place Outreach for the day. You don’t want to miss it! To learn more visit https://www.facebook.com/events/498041954080836/.

NEW DATE FOR SCORE’s 2ND ANNUAL BIZPITCH SAVANNAH™ 

(SAVANNAH, GA) On Nov. 1, 2019, Savannah’s award-winning chapter of SCORE will present its popular “BizPitch Savannah™” entrepreneurial competition. This “Shark Tank”-style event, which is free and open to the public, will be held from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at The Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm Street. For more information about “BizPitch Savannah™ 2019,” go to http://bizpitchsavannah.com.

BETHESDA BLAZERS UNDEFEATED IN REGION

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Bethesda Academy Blazers continue their 2-A Region season undefeated after a win against Thomas Heyward Academy on Friday. Under the leadership of coach Antwain Turner, the Blazers hope to carry the same determined spirit into their game next weekend at home against Spartanburg Christian. Read the full article to learn more about the Blazers and their rise to the top of the region: https://www.savannahnow.com/sports/20191018/bethesda-alone-at-top-of-region-after-beating-thomas-heyward-28-16.

SCAD SAVANNAH FILM FESTIVAL

(SAVANNAH, GA) The SCAD Savannah Film Festival will kicked off this past Saturday, complete with a red carpet, actors and industry professionals from across the country. It is a transformative week for all involved, and it solidifies Savannah’s prominent place in film as Georgia continues to grow its presence in the industry. Read the full article on the festival week here: https://www.savannahnow.com/news/20191019/tinseltown-down-south-scad-savannah-film-festival-now-staple-of-locals-industry-alike.

KEEP YOUR PLUMBING CLEAN THIS HALLOWEEN

(SAVANNAH, GA) As Halloween approaches, plumbing is likely the last thing on your mind, but fall festivities are in full swing and it’s easy to have a family-fun activity turn into a nightmare. If you plan on carving pumpkins soon, ensure the pulp and seeds make it to the trash and do not get flushed down the toilet or sink. The pulp from inside the pumpkin will create a nice sticky clog in your drains. It can also harden over time and cause multiple other issues, including garbage disposal issues. If you do need a plumber, Roto-Rooter Plumbers of Savannah will have you covered: https://rotosavannah.com/.

WSAV AND PEACOCK AUTOMOTIVE “PAY IT FORWARD”

(SAVANNAH, GA) WSAV and Peacock Automotive “Pay It Forward” this month with a surprise donation to the Telfair Mammography Fund.  To learn more, watch the video here: https://youtu.be/0O4btrlUUvQ

REGULAR CHECKUPS ARE IMPORTANT

(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.

Sandfly Family Dental, Savannah Dentist, Savannah Public Relations, Carriage Trade Public Relations, Cecilia Russo Marketing

DONATIONS NEEDED FOR ALZHEIMER’S PATIENTS

(RICHMOND HILL, GA) The Bryan County Health and Rehabilitation Center are in need of donations to help their patients. They are asking for new or gently used dolls and doll clothing for doll therapy, stuffed animals, air diffusers, time period trivia books, toiletry bags, arts and craft supplies, an indoor floor basketball hoop, among other items. If you have items you would like to give, contact Lauren or Latoya at 912-756-6131 or visit https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bryan-County-Health-and-Rehabilitation/138743449521576.

FREE BOARD TRAINING

(SAVANNAH, GA) United Way of the Coastal Empire invites you to take your leadership to the next level. Learn how to join a nonprofit board, the roles and responsibilities of an effective board member, core governance structure, key governance principles that distinguish exceptional boards, and tools and practices of exceptional boards. Training is led by the Georgia Center for Nonprofits. The event is free and open to the public on October 29, from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm at 428 Bull Street in Savannah. RSVPs are required and space is limited – reservations online at uwce.org/events.

FOREIGN TRADE ZONES: SHOW ME THE MONEY

(SAVANNAH, GA) World Trade Center Savannah (WTCSav) will host “Foreign-Trade Zones: Show Me the Money,” a Global Education Program, on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 1:30 – 5 p.m. at World Trade Center Savannah, 131 Hutchinson Island Road. The program is free and open to the public, but registration is required at www.wtcsavannah.org.

LOCAL ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY GROWING

(SAVANNAH, GA) According to the Savannah Regional Film Commission, these productions accounted for $120 million in direct spending locally and had a total economic impact of well over $250 million in 2018 alone. One of the major reasons for this boom in the local film and television industry is the Savannah Entertainment Production Incentive offered by the Savannah Economic Development Authority. Every business can benefit from tapping into the local entertainment industry. The Savannah Film Alliance is a great resource for getting connected. For more information, contact the SFA Founder, Charles Bowen, or visit www.thebowenlawgroup.com.

Charles Bowen

SAVANNAH SCORE WORKSHOP

(SAVANNAH, GA) What do you need to know to create a successful business? Whether you are an aspiring entrepreneur or a small business owner, you need real-world tools, knowledge and insights in order to succeed. The “Business Launchpad: How to Start, Manage, and Grow a Successful Business” offers exactly that. The workshop, led by expert SCORE Business mentors, will take place on Saturday, April 13, at SCORE Savannah. To register, please call the Savannah SCORE office at 912-652-4335 or email us at scoresav70@gmail.com. The session fee is $49 ($20 for Students and members of the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce), and includes all workshop materials, lunch, beverages and a flash drive with all workshop content.

JA SAVANNAH BUSINESS HALL OF FAME

(SAVANNAH, GA) The 20th Annual JA Savannah Business Hall of Fame will take place Thursday, November 7th at 6 pm at the Savannah Convention Center. This event will honor Craig Harney of WTOC and Cliff McCurry of Sterling Seacrest Partners (pictured left to right). For more information, visit http://www.georgia.ja.org/hall-of-fame-savannah.

MEET CHEVY

(SAVANNAH, GA) Meet Chevy. Chevy had a rough start in life. This frightened little guy was found under the hood of a car and brought to the rescue. It took some time for him to learn to trust humans, but now he’s figured out just how much fun it is to be a kitten. He loves to play and wants all of your attention. He runs to greet his foster when she gets home just like a dog. He gets along well with the other cats and dogs in the household and would be great with kids. To adopt Chevy, go to http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2019-c-063-chevy/

(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, October 21, 2019

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COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES

 

The Local Newswire

 

THE FIFTH ANNUAL BRA PROJECT WILL WRAP UP WITH BRAS & BUBBLY EVENT

 

(BLUFFTON/BEAUFORT, SC) The Fifth Annual Bra Project will conclude its tour of the Lowcountry with the Bras & Bubbly evening event this Thursday, Oct. 24, when the winner of the student competition for best-designed bra will be revealed. Bras & Bubbly will also hold a silent auction featuring pieces donated by local artists who have a breast cancer story to share. The event will run from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Thibault Gallery at 815 Bay St., Beaufort, Sc. You can purchase tickets at the door or online with eventbrite: https://bit.ly/2VnGBeJ. All proceeds from the event benefit DragonBoat Beaufort and local cancer survivors. To learn more about the event, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/669092870274765/.

 

 

2019 GRAB A BAG FOR KIDS

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Horizons Savannah announces its seventh annual charity luncheon and purse auction, Grab a Bag for Kids, will take place at 11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 25, at The Plantation Club at the Landings. The auction will include gently-used, vintage and new designer handbags, bags from local designers and special new silent auction packages that include trips, tickets to events and other local and regional items. For more information on the Grab a Bag for Kids charity luncheon and purse auction and to learn more about sponsorships and donations, visit https://www.horizonssavannah.org/ or call 912-961-8854.

 

 

UNITED WAY RALLY

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Let’s rally! Head over to Calhoun Square (Abercorn & Taylor Streets) on Wednesday, Oct. 23, for United Way of the Coastal Empire’s Mid-Campaign Rally to hear from the heart of our community. #WeAreOne and together we can make an impact in preparing children to succeed in school, providing pathways for financial stability, and improving the health for all needing safety and services. Tickets are $10 and include lunch. For more information, visit    https://uwce.org/events/

 

 

ENMARKET AWARDED BEST ORIGINAL DESIGN

 

(POOLER, GA) Enmarket’s newest location in Pooler has won the Convenience Store News’ the Best Original Design Award. Enmarket was selected for this national recognition due to its modern, inviting aesthetic and the ease with which the store layout allows customers to find what they need. To read more, visit https://csnews.com/convenience-store-news-2019-store-design-contest-best-original-design#close-olyticsmodal.

 

 

BETHESDA BLAZERS UNDEFEATED IN REGION

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Bethesda Academy Blazers continue their 2-A Region season undefeated after a win against Thomas Heyward Academy on Friday. Under the leadership of coach Antwain Turner, the Blazers hope to carry the same determined spirit into their game next weekend at home against Spartanburg Christian. Read the full article to learn more about the Blazers and their rise to the top of the region: https://www.savannahnow.com/sports/20191018/bethesda-alone-at-top-of-region-after-beating-thomas-heyward-28-16.

 

 

SCAD SAVANNAH FILM FESTIVAL

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The SCAD Savannah Film Festival will kick off this Saturday, Oct. 26, complete with a red carpet, actors and industry professionals from across the country. It is a transformative week for all involved, and it solidifies Savannah’s prominent place in film as Georgia continues to grow its presence in the industry. Read the full article on the festival week here: https://www.savannahnow.com/news/20191019/tinseltown-down-south-scad-savannah-film-festival-now-staple-of-locals-industry-alike.

 

 

STEM BOOKS DONATED THROUGH PEACOCK LOVES LEARNING INITIATIVE

 

(JASPER CO, SC) Peacock Subaru Hilton Head, as part of its effort to improve education in its community, donated 150 award-winning STEM books to Okatie Elementary School. The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) partnered with Peacock Subaru Hilton Head to supply the books for donation. For more information visit https://youtu.be/g-ICjOrqY0E or call 843-208-1258.

 

GET INVOLVED IN YOUR COMMUNITY TODAY

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) This is your chance put your leadership skills to use! There are 26 positions on city and county boards, commissions and authorities that need to be filled by skilled, knowledgeable and dedicated professionals. These positions provide an opportunity to get involved directly in administration and participate in the governmental process.  Beginning Monday, October 14 through Friday, October 25 at 5 p.m., the mayor and aldermen of the City of Savannah will be accepting applications for appointment the following boards, commissions and authorities: http://savannahga.gov/392/Boards-Commissions-Authorities.

 

KEEP YOUR PLUMBING CLEAN THIS HALLOWEEN

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) As Halloween approaches, plumbing is likely the last thing on your mind, but fall festivities are in full swing and it’s easy to have a family-fun activity turn into a nightmare. If you plan on carving pumpkins soon, ensure the pulp and seeds make it to the trash and do not get flushed down the toilet or sink. The pulp from inside the pumpkin will create a nice sticky clog in your drains. It can also harden over time and cause multiple other issues, including garbage disposal issues. If you do need a plumber, Roto-Rooter Plumbers of Savannah will have you covered: https://rotosavannah.com/.

 

 

REGULAR CHECKUPS ARE IMPORTANT

 

(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.

 

5TH ANNUAL LOWCOUNTRY ANNIE OAKLEYS CHARITY CLAYS TOURNAMENT

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Lowcountry Annie Oakleys, in partnership with United Way of the Coastal Empire, held its 5th Annual Lowcountry Annie Oakleys Charity Clays Tournament to benefit CURE Childhood Cancer, Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Coastal Empire, and United Way of the Coastal Empire. Along with sporting clays, the day-long event included a 75 shot tournament, Lewis Class scoring, raffles, chef station, Bourbon tasting, and after-party with awards, cocktails, hors-d’oeuvres, and live music. To learn more visit www.lowcountryannieoakleys.com.

 

FINAL LECTURE OF 2019 ENMARKET ENCOURAGE HEALTH SERIES

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The 2019 season of the Enmarket Encourage Health Educational Series will wrap up on Tuesday, Oct. 29, with a presentation by sports science professional Katie Balthrop, founder of Savannah Sport & Wellness, on the benefits of strength training at any age. For more information, visit healthysavannah.org.

 

Katie Balthrop , Savannah, Sport and Wellness
OPEN FOR BUSINESS®: HOW TO KEEP UP WITH VIDEO MARKETING 

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Join Carriage Trade Public Relations®, Inc. for the October session of their monthly Open for Business® series. This month’s topic is focused on video marketing, and how it has taken 2019 by storm. Cynthia Cradduck, Junior Partner, and Skylar Lanier, Public Relations Specialist, will host the conversation on Wednesday, October 30, at noon. The article this month can be found here: https://www.oneupweb.com/blog/video/the-rise-of-video-marketing/. You can tune in to watch on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/2597112347042933/

 

DONATIONS NEEDED FOR ALZHEIMER’S PATIENTS

 

(RICHMOND HILL, GA) The Bryan County Health and Rehabilitation Center are in need of donations to help their patients. They are asking for new or gently used dolls and doll clothing for doll therapy, stuffed animals, air diffusers, time period trivia books, toiletry bags, arts and craft supplies, an indoor floor basketball hoop, among other items. If you have items you would like to give, contact Lauren or Latoya at 912-756-6131 or visit https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bryan-County-Health-and-Rehabilitation/138743449521576.

 

FREE BOARD TRAINING

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) United Way of the Coastal Empire invites you to take your leadership to the next level. Learn how to join a nonprofit board, the roles and responsibilities of an effective board member, core governance structure, key governance principles that distinguish exceptional boards, and tools and practices of exceptional boards. Training is led by the Georgia Center for Nonprofits. The event is free and open to the public on October 29, from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm at 428 Bull Street in Savannah. RSVPs are required and space is limited – reservations online at uwce.org/events.

 

FOREIGN TRADE ZONES: SHOW ME THE MONEY

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) World Trade Center Savannah (WTCSav) will host “Foreign-Trade Zones: Show Me the Money,” a Global Education Program, on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 1:30 – 5 p.m. at World Trade Center Savannah, 131 Hutchinson Island Road. The program is free and open to the public, but registration is required at www.wtcsavannah.org.

 

JAGUAR LAND ROVER COLUMBIA WINS REGIONAL LAND ROVER TREK 2020

 

(COLUMBIA, SC) Jaguar Land Rover Columbia took first place in the regional Land Rover TReK 2020, Land Rover North America’s off-road driving skills competition. Represented by Dustin Nielsen, Jeffery Thomas and Matt Wheeler, Jaguar Land Rover Columbia competed against 52 teams in six waves. Their team will now go on to compete against five other regional teams California in January. For more information, visit https://www.jaguarcolumbia.com/ or https://www.landrovercolumbia.com/.

 

Jaguar Land Rover Columbia TReK Team
PARK PLACE OUTREACH RECEIVES FEDERAL GRANT

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Congressman Earl L. “Buddy” Carter announced a federal grant of $200,000 for Park Place Outreach. The grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will be used to fund their 24 hour emergency shelter for children. For more information, visit https://www.wsav.com/news/local-news/park-place-outreach-getting-more-federal-dollars-to-help-fight-teen-homelessness/.

 

 

LOCAL ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY GROWING

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) According to the Savannah Regional Film Commission, these productions accounted for $120 million in direct spending locally and had a total economic impact of well over $250 million in 2018 alone. One of the major reasons for this boom in the local film and television industry is the Savannah Entertainment Production Incentive offered by the Savannah Economic Development Authority. Every business can benefit from tapping into the local entertainment industry. The Savannah Film Alliance is a great resource for getting connected. For more information, contact the SFA Founder, Charles Bowen, or visit www.thebowenlawgroup.com.

 

Charles Bowen
BETHESDA HIRES NEW DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONS

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Bethesda Academy, a private boarding and day school for young men in grades six through 12, has hired a veteran teacher with state and national credentials as director of admissions. Tia Adkins comes to Bethesda with nearly two decades of experience in the classroom. To learn more, visit www.bethesdaacademy.org.

 

Tia Adkins
NEW DATE FOR SCORE’s 2ND ANNUAL BIZPITCH SAVANNAH™ 

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) On Nov. 1, 2019, Savannah’s award-winning chapter of SCORE will present its popular “BizPitch Savannah™” entrepreneurial competition. This “Shark Tank”-style event, which is free and open to the public, will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at The Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm Street. For more information about “BizPitch Savannah™ 2019,” go to http://bizpitchsavannah.com.

 

ISLE OF HOPE ART & MUSIC FEST

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Mark your calendars: the Isle of Hope Art & Music Fest is returning Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019. Come enjoy great food and music and shop at over 100 artists stalls. Bring the kids for fun activities too. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/IsleOfHopeArtMusicFest/?eid=ARBkvtjIY-fbtdu_rRSVNFllRzqaLtO0sEmZctgvAcOpFQST3m8EMjYzs8TcM87YynYLHX0eEd5UxcVT.

 

 

KOMEN BIG WIG PARTICIPANT, TANYA MILTON

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Tanya Milton of the Savannah Tribune has been selected as one of this year’s Komen Big Wig participants. As such, Milton is raising awareness and funds to fight breast cancer.  To donate to Milton’s campaign, visit http://coastalgeorgia.info-komen.org/goto/tanya.

 

 

SAVANNAH SCORE WORKSHOP

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) What do you need to know to create a successful business? Whether you are an aspiring entrepreneur or a small business owner, you need real-world tools, knowledge and insights in order to succeed. The “Business Launchpad: How to Start, Manage, and Grow a Successful Business” offers exactly that. The workshop, led by expert SCORE Business mentors, will take place on Saturday, April 13, at SCORE Savannah. To register, please call the Savannah SCORE office at 912-652-4335 or email us at scoresav70@gmail.com. The session fee is $49 ($20 for Students and members of the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce), and includes all workshop materials, lunch, beverages and a flash drive with all workshop content.

 

JA SAVANNAH BUSINESS HALL OF FAME

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The 20th Annual JA Savannah Business Hall of Fame will take place Thursday, November 7th at 6 pm at the Savannah Convention Center. This event will honor Craig Harney of WTOC and Cliff McCurry of Sterling Seacrest Partners (pictured left to right). For more information, visit http://www.georgia.ja.org/hall-of-fame-savannah.

 

 

MEET MAC

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Meet Mac. If you’re looking for an all-around great dog, Mac is your guy. He waits patiently to be let out of his kennel and while you put his leash on. He LOVES toys – especially squeaky toys and he is an expert at getting the squeaker out with minimal fluff-shed! But squeaky tennis balls… those are his absolute favorite!! He also loves playing with people and his canine friends, but he’ll settle down for a nap or some cuddle time and kisses too. Not to mention how handsome and photogenic he is!! Full of puppy love and puppy play, Mac is sure to steal your heart with his zest for life and all of the love he has to give. He can’t wait for his new family to find him. To adopt Mac visit http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2019-d-051-mac/.

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, October 14, 2019

Savannah’s

 

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The Local Newswire

 

THE FIFTH ANNUAL BRA PROJECT WILL WRAP UP WITH BRAS & BUBBLY EVENT

 

(BLUFFTON/BEAUFORT, SC) The Fifth Annual Bra Project will conclude its tour of the Lowcountry with the Bras & Bubbly evening event on Thursday, Oct. 24, when the winner of the student competition for best-designed bra will be revealed. Bras & Bubbly will also hold a silent auction featuring pieces donated by local artists who have a breast cancer story to share. The event will run from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Thibault Gallery at 815 Bay St., Beaufort, Sc. You can purchase tickets at the door or online with eventbrite: https://bit.ly/2VnGBeJ. All proceeds from the event benefit DragonBoat Beaufort and local cancer survivors. To learn more about the event, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/669092870274765/.

 

 

14TH ANNUAL BUDDY WALK 

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society held its 14th Annual Buddy Walk in Savannah’s Forsyth Park. A festival followed the walk, complete with face painting, pumpkin painting, bouncy houses, games, music and refreshments. For more information, visit https://www.wsav.com/news/local-news/hundreds-walk-to-advocate-for-people-with-down-syndrome/.

 

 

STEM BOOKS DONATED THROUGH PEACOCK LOVES LEARNING INITIATIVE

 

(JASPER CO, SC) Peacock Subaru Hilton Head, as part of its effort to improve education in its community, donated 150 award-winning STEM books to Okatie Elementary School. The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) partnered with Peacock Subaru Hilton Head to supply the books for donation. For more information visit https://youtu.be/g-ICjOrqY0E or call 843-208-1258.

 

 

2019 GRAB A BAG FOR KIDS

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Horizons Savannah announces its seventh annual charity luncheon and purse auction, Grab a Bag for Kids, will take place at 11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 25, at The Plantation Club at the Landings. The auction will include gently-used, vintage and new designer handbags, bags from local designers and special new silent auction packages that include trips, tickets to events and other local and regional items. For more information on the Grab a Bag for Kids charity luncheon and purse auction and to learn more about sponsorships and donations, visit  https://www.horizonssavannah.org/ or call 912-961-8854.

 

 

5TH ANNUAL LOWCOUNTRY ANNIE OAKLEYS CHARITY CLAYS TOURNAMENT

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Lowcountry Annie Oakleys, in partnership with United Way of the Coastal Empire, held its 5th Annual Lowcountry Annie Oakleys Charity Clays Tournament to benefit CURE Childhood Cancer, Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Coastal Empire, and United Way of the Coastal Empire. Along with sporting clays, the day-long event included a 75 shot tournament, Lewis Class scoring, raffles, chef station, Bourbon tasting, and after-party with awards, cocktails, hors-d’oeuvres, and live music. To learn more visit www.lowcountryannieoakleys.com.

 

FINAL LECTURE OF 2019 ENMARKET ENCOURAGE HEALTH SERIES

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The 2019 season of the Enmarket Encourage Health Educational Series will wrap up on Tuesday, Oct. 29, with a presentation by sports science professional Katie Balthrop, founder of Savannah Sport & Wellness, on the benefits of strength training at any age. For more information, visit healthysavannah.org.

 

Katie Balthrop , Savannah, Sport and Wellness


HAPPY FALL, Y’ALL!

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Do corn mazes, hayrides and pumpkin patches sound like a good time to you too? WTOC has put together a list of pumpkin patches in our area that you and your family can check out. Read about them here: https://www.wtoc.com/2019/10/10/pumpkin-patches-you-can-visit-savannah-area/.

 

SCISA PLAYER OF THE WEEK, BETHESDA’S WRIGHT

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Bethesda Academy running back, senior Jaden Wright, is SCISA Player of the Week. Jaden had 9 carries for 137 yards and 5 touchdown along three two point conversions in a big win Friday night. To learn more, visit http://www.bethesdaacademy.org/.

 

 

DONATIONS NEEDED FOR ALZHEIMER’S PATIENTS

 

(RICHMOND HILL, GA) The Bryan County Health and Rehabilitation Center are in need of some donations to help their patients. They are asking for new or gently used dolls and doll clothing for doll therapy, stuffed animals, air diffusers, time period trivia books, toiletry bags, arts and craft supplies, an indoor floor basketball hoop, among other items. If you have items you would like to give, contact Lauren or Latoya at 912-756-6131 or visit https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bryan-County-Health-and-Rehabilitation/138743449521576.

 

CHRIS TILTON: FAMILY, FRIENDS AND FUN

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Chris Tilton, President of Dewitt Tilton Group, discusses the activities he enjoys with his family when he is not at work. To watch the interview, visit http://savannahceo.com/video/2019/10/friday-funday-chris-tilton-dewitt-tilton-group-time-family/.

 

 

SAVANNAH FILM ALLIANCE GALA HONOREES

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Film Alliance (SFA) honored eight outstanding local professionals from Savannah’s thriving film and television community at the inaugural SFA Honors Gala. The star-studded event had the theme of “Old Hollywood” and was open to the public. It was a night of “Lights! Camera! Action!”, and the entertainment community pulled out all the stops that evening, evoking classic Hollywood with lights, a red carpet, live music – even paparazzi. For more information visit www.savannahfilmalliance.org.

 

 

FOREIGN TRADE ZONES: SHOW ME THE MONEY

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) World Trade Center Savannah (WTCSav) will host “Foreign-Trade Zones: Show Me the Money,” a Global Education Program, on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 1:30-5 p.m. at World Trade Center Savannah, 131 Hutchinson Island Road. The program is free and open to the public, but registration is required at www.wtcsavannah.org.

 

JAGUAR LAND ROVER COLUMBIA WINS REGIONAL LAND ROVER TREK 2020

 

(COLUMBIA, SC) Jaguar Land Rover Columbia took first place in the regional Land Rover TReK 2020, Land Rover North America’s off-road driving skills competition. Represented by Dustin Nielsen, Jeffery Thomas and Matt Wheeler, Jaguar Land Rover Columbia competed against 52 teams in six waves. Their team will now go on to compete against five other regional teams California in January. For more information, visit https://www.jaguarcolumbia.com/ or https://www.landrovercolumbia.com/.

 



PARK PLACE OUTREACH RECEIVES FEDERAL GRANT

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Congressman Earl L. “Buddy” Carter announced a federal grant of $200,000 for Park Place Outreach. The grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will be used to fund their 24 hour emergency shelter for children. For more information, visit https://www.wsav.com/news/local-news/park-place-outreach-getting-more-federal-dollars-to-help-fight-teen-homelessness/.

 

 

BETHESDA HIRES NEW DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONS

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Bethesda Academy, a private boarding and day school for young men in grades six through 12, has hired a veteran teacher with state and national credentials as director of admissions. Tia Adkins comes to Bethesda with nearly two decades of experience in the classroom. To learn more, visit www.bethesdaacademy.org.

 

 

NEW DATE FOR SCORE’s 2ND ANNUAL BIZPITCH SAVANNAH™ 

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) On Nov. 1, 2019, Savannah’s award-winning chapter of SCORE will present its popular “BizPitch Savannah™” entrepreneurial competition. This “Shark Tank”-style event, which is free and open to the public, will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at The Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm Street. For more information about “BizPitch Savannah™ 2019,” go to http://bizpitchsavannah.com.

 

BETSY PORTUNE HIRED BY ROTO-ROOTER PLUMBERS OF SAVANNAH

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Betsy Portune has joined Roto-Rooter Plumbers of Savannah as business manager. Her duties at Roto-Rooter will include maintaining company policies and procedures, handling employee relations, assisting with recruitment and overseeing daily reconciliations and banking. For more information, visit http://savannahceo.com/news/2019/09/betsy-portune-joins-roto-rooter-plumbers-savannah-business-manager/.

 

Betsy Portune, Roto Rooter Plumbers of Savannah


SANDY VIRGIN HIRED BY LOCAL DENTAL PRACTICES 

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Sandfly Family Dental in Savannah and Premier Dental Designs in Rincon are pleased to welcome Sandy Virgin to the general dentistry practices. Her duties as patient coordinator will entail greeting visitors and patients, answering the telephone, scheduling patient appointments, maintaining patient files and submitting and processing insurance claims and payments. For more information, call 912-826-4037 or visit http://www.premierdentaldesigns.com/ or http://www.sandflyfamilydental.com/.

 

 

CYNTHIA CRADDUCK PRESENTED AT NATIONAL CONFERENCE

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Cynthia Cradduck, Junior Partner of Carriage Trade Public Relations, Inc., and Cecilia Russo Marketing, LLC, presented a Public Relations training session at the National Jaycees Convention in Corpus Christi, Texas. Cradduck is vice president of communications for the Georgia Jaycees and is an active and experienced member of the Savannah chapter. To learn more, visit https://carriagetradepr.com or https://ceciliarussomarketing.com

 

 

UNITED WAY DISTRIBUTES SCHOOL SUPPLIES

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) United Way of the Coastal Empire distributed five pallets of school supplies to children in need at Title 1 Schools throughout the Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools System. The school supplies were generously donated by Publix Super Markets. This year, United Way Community Fund invested $677,500 in programs and services that strengthen literacy, help children stay on track in school and graduate high school. For more information, please visit uwce.org.

 

 

WINNERS OF THE BIZPITCH 2019 COMPETITION

 

(HILTON HEAD, SC) Three locally owned women’s businesses have won the inaugural Thrive Lowcountry BizPitch competition for women entrepreneurs. Each winner received over $8,000 in cash and professional services (and prizes) to support them in their business development. For more information visit https://www.hiltonheadchamber.org/thrive-2019/.

 

 

THRIVE CONFERENCE

 

(HILTON HEAD, SC) Marjorie Young spoke on Public Relations at the Thrive Lowcountry Women’s Conference. Picture below, Mayor John McCann of Hilton Head, Tina Tyus-Shaw of WSAV, Marjorie Young of Carriage Trade Public Relations and William Miles, President and CEO of the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce. 

 

 

ISLE OF HOPE ART & MUSIC FEST

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Mark your calendars: the Isle of Hope Art & Music Fest is returning Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019. Come enjoy great food and music and shop at over 100 artists stalls. Bring the kids for fun activities too. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/IsleOfHopeArtMusicFest/?eid=ARBkvtjIY-fbtdu_rRSVNFllRzqaLtO0sEmZctgvAcOpFQST3m8EMjYzs8TcM87YynYLHX0eEd5UxcVT.

 

 

KOMEN BIG WIG PARTICIPANT, TANYA MILTON

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Tanya Milton of the Savannah Tribune has been selected as one of this year’s Komen Big Wig participants. As such, Milton is raising awareness and funds to fight breast cancer.  To donate to Milton’s campaign, visit http://coastalgeorgia.info-komen.org/goto/tanya.

 

 

AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN SAVANNAH

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The latest excerpt from “Brews and Views” community forum, presented by Savannah Morning News, focused on affordable housing and homelessness in Savannah. Panelists included Union Mission Director of Operations, Josua Rine, and other community partners. To view the full video, visit https://www.unionmission.org/2019/09/24/brewsandviews/.

 

 

SAVANNAH SCORE WORKSHOP

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) What do you need to know to create a successful business? Whether you are an aspiring entrepreneur or a small business owner, you need real-world tools, knowledge and insights in order to succeed. The “Business Launchpad: How to Start, Manage, and Grow a Successful Business” offers exactly that. The workshop, led by expert SCORE Business mentors, will take place on Saturday, April 13, at SCORE Savannah. To register, please call the Savannah SCORE office at 912-652-4335 or email us at scoresav70@gmail.com. The session fee is $49 ($20 for Students and members of the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce), and includes all workshop materials, lunch, beverages and a flash drive with all workshop content.

 

WHAT IS THE LUTZIE43 CAMPAIGN?

 

(BLUFFTON, SC) Peacock Automotive is partnering with the Town of Bluffton and the Bluffton Police and Fire Departments on the Lutzie43 campaign to fight distracted driving in the Lowcountry. Captain Lee Levesque explains more about the Lutzie43 campaign in the video here. And for more information visit https://www.peacockautomotive.com/lutzie-43.htm.

 

JA SAVANNAH BUSINESS HALL OF FAME

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The 20th Annual JA Savannah Business Hall of Fame will take place Thursday, November 7th at 6 pm at the Savannah Convention Center. This event will honor Craig Harney of WTOC and Cliff McCurry of Sterling Seacrest Partners (pictured left to right). For more information, visit http://www.georgia.ja.org/hall-of-fame-savannah.

 

 

MEET MILA

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Meet international supermodel Mila! As sweet as she is beautiful! When she isn’t strutting her stuff on the catwalk she is busy taking care of her luxuriously silky fur coat.  Mila’s adoption fee has been generously sponsored. To adopt Mila visit http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2019-c-023-mila/.

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, October 7, 2019

Savannah’s

COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES

The Local Newswire

14TH ANNUAL BUDDY WALK 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society held its 14th Annual Buddy Walk on Saturday, Oct. 5, in Savannah’s Forsyth Park. A festival followed the walk, complete with face painting, pumpkin painting, bouncy houses, games, music and refreshments. For more information, visit https://www.wsav.com/news/local-news/hundreds-walk-to-advocate-for-people-with-down-syndrome/.

SAVANNAH PHILHARMONIC’S 2019 PICNIC IN THE PARK 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah Philharmonic’s 2019 Picnic in the Park took place on Saturday with the theme, “Color Your World with Music.” Forsyth Park was full with tents from local businesses, food trucks and picnicking Savannahians, with a best picnic competition sponsored by Enmarket. To learn more about the local and student groups who performed at the event, and the winner of the picnic contest, visit https://www.savannahnow.com/news/20191006/savannah-philharmonic-colors-forsyth-park-with-2019-picnic-in-park.

STEM BOOKS DONATED THROUGH PEACOCK LOVES LEARNING INITIATIVE

(JASPER CO, SC) Peacock Subaru Hilton Head, as part of its effort to improve education in its community, donated 150 award-winning STEM books to Okatie Elementary School. The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) partnered with Peacock Subaru Hilton Head to supply the books for donation. For more information watch the video here: https://youtu.be/g-ICjOrqY0E

2019 GRAB A BAG FOR KIDS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Horizons Savannah announces its seventh annual charity luncheon and purse auction, Grab a Bag for Kids, will take place at 11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 25, at The Plantation Club at the Landings. The auction will include gently-used, vintage and new designer handbags, bags from local designers and special new silent auction packages that include trips, tickets to events and other local and regional items. For more information on the Grab a Bag for Kids charity luncheon and purse auction and to learn more about sponsorships and donations, visit  https://www.horizonssavannah.org/ or call 912-961-8854.

FINAL LECTURE OF 2019 ENMARKET ENCOURAGE HEALTH SERIES

(SAVANNAH, GA) The 2019 season of the Enmarket Encourage Health Educational Series will wrap up on Tuesday, Oct. 29, with a presentation by sports science professional Katie Balthrop, founder of Savannah Sport & Wellness, on the benefits of strength training at any age. For more information, visit healthysavannah.org.



SCISA PLAYER OF THE WEEK, BETHESDA’S WRIGHT

(SAVANNAH, GA) Bethesda Academy running back, senior Jaden Wright, is SCISA Player of the Week. Jaden had 9 carries for 137 yards and 5 touchdown along three two point conversions in a big win Friday night. To learn more, visit http://www.bethesdaacademy.org/

CHRIS TILTON: FAMILY, FRIENDS AND FUN

(SAVANNAH, GA) Chris Tilton, President of Dewitt Tilton Group, discusses the activities he enjoys with his family when he is not at work. To watch the interview, visit http://savannahceo.com/video/2019/10/friday-funday-chris-tilton-dewitt-tilton-group-time-family/

SAVANNAH FILM ALLIANCE GALA HONOREES

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Film Alliance (SFA) honored eight outstanding local professionals from Savannah’s thriving film and television community at the inaugural SFA Honors Gala. The star-studded event had the theme of “Old Hollywood” and was open to the public. It was a night of “Lights! Camera! Action!”, and the entertainment community pulled out all the stops that evening, evoking classic Hollywood with lights, a red carpet, live music – even paparazzi. For more information visit www.savannahfilmalliance.org.

THE BRA PROJECT KICKOFF AND STUDENT PROJECT UNVEILING 

(BLUFFTON/BEAUFORT, SC) In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, “The Bra Project” will once again benefit DragonBoat Beaufort and local breast cancer survivors this October. This is the fifth consecutive year that Pinnacle Medical Group has presented the event. Local students from Hilton Head High School, May River High School and Bluffton High School have designed 13 custom bras to enter the competition. A kickoff unveiling event for these bras was held at Pinnacle Plastic Surgery. “The Bra Project” will now go on tour throughout the Lowcountry for the entire month. For more information please contact Melody Jones at mjones@pinnaclemd.com.

JAGUAR LAND ROVER COLUMBIA WINS REGIONAL LAND ROVER TREK 2020

(COLUMBIA, SC) Jaguar Land Rover Columbia took first place in the regional Land Rover TReK 2020, Land Rover North America’s off-road driving skills competition. Represented by Dustin Nielsen, Jeffery Thomas and Matt Wheeler, Jaguar Land Rover Columbia competed against 52 teams in six waves. Their team will now go on to compete against five other regional teams California in January. For more information, visit https://www.jaguarcolumbia.com/ or https://www.landrovercolumbia.com/.

PARK PLACE OUTREACH RECEIVES FEDERAL GRANT

(SAVANNAH, GA) Congressman Earl L. “Buddy” Carter announced a federal grant of $200,000 for Park Place Outreach. The grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will be used to fund their 24 hour emergency shelter for children. For more information, visit https://www.wsav.com/news/local-news/park-place-outreach-getting-more-federal-dollars-to-help-fight-teen-homelessness/.

BETHESDA HIRES NEW DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Bethesda Academy, a private boarding and day school for young men in grades six through 12, has hired a veteran teacher with state and national credentials as director of admissions. Tia Adkins comes to Bethesda with nearly two decades of experience in the classroom. To learn more, visit www.bethesdaacademy.org.

NEW DATE FOR SCORE’s 2ND ANNUAL BIZPITCH SAVANNAH™ 

(SAVANNAH, GA) On Nov. 1, 2019, Savannah’s award-winning chapter of SCORE will present its popular “BizPitch Savannah™” entrepreneurial competition. This “Shark Tank”-style event, which is free and open to the public, will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at The Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm Street. For more information about “BizPitch Savannah™ 2019”, go to http://bizpitchsavannah.com.

BETSY PORTUNE HIRED BY ROTO-ROOTER PLUMBERS OF SAVANNAH

(SAVANNAH, GA) Betsy Portune has joined Roto-Rooter Plumbers of Savannah as business manager. Her duties at Roto-Rooter will include maintaining company policies and procedures, handling employee relations, assisting with recruitment and overseeing daily reconciliations and banking. For more information, visit http://savannahceo.com/news/2019/09/betsy-portune-joins-roto-rooter-plumbers-savannah-business-manager/.

UNION MISSION DONATION AND SERVICE DAY 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Enmarket and Healthy Savannah presented a $1,000 donation to Union Mission as part of the 2019 Enmarket Encourage Health Education Series. Following the presentation, 15 volunteer representatives from Enmarket and Healthy Savannah remained onsite to repaint walls at Union Mission’s Ben and Bettye Barnes Center. The center provides permanent supportive housing for up to 16 single women living with disabilities. Program tenants are supported by services such as case management and community resource referrals.  Visit https://fox28media.com/news/local/enmarket-and-healthy-savannah-give-donation-to-union-mission-and-help-paint-their-center for more information.

Left to right: Nichele Hoskins of Healthy Savannah, Patricia Youngquist of Union Mission, Marian Moody of Enmarket, Jackie Coleman of Enmarket, Melody McCarthy of Enmarket, Armand Turner of Healthy Savannah, Sean Fatzinger of Enmarket, Pete Keller of Enmarket, Emily Bressler of Union Mission

SAVANNAH JUNIOR DERBY TAUNTS RECEIVE CUSTOM MOUTH GUARDS

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Canfield Mouthshield Program, funded and administered by Savannah dentist Angela Canfield, fitted the Savannah Junior Derby Taunts for their new season with custom athletic mouth guards that are awarded by the practice each year. For more information visit https://fox28media.com/news/local/local-dentist-donates-mouthguards-to-girls-derby-team

SANDY VIRGIN HIRED BY LOCAL DENTAL PRACTICES 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Sandfly Family Dental in Savannah and Premier Dental Designs in Rincon are pleased to welcome Sandy Virgin to the general dentistry practices. Her duties as patient coordinator will entail greeting visitors and patients, answering the telephone, scheduling patient appointments, maintaining patient files and submitting and processing insurance claims and payments. For more information, call 912-826-4037 or visit http://www.premierdentaldesigns.com/ or http://www.sandflyfamilydental.com/

CYNTHIA CRADDUCK PRESENTED AT NATIONAL CONFERENCE

(SAVANNAH, GA) Cynthia Cradduck, Junior Partner of Carriage Trade Public Relations, Inc., and Cecilia Russo Marketing, LLC, presented a Public Relations training session at the National Jaycees Convention in Corpus Christi, Texas. Cradduck is vice president of communications for the Georgia Jaycees and is an active and experienced member of the Savannah chapter. To learn more, visit https://carriagetradepr.com or https://ceciliarussomarketing.com

JO ANN CULLEN JOINS BEAUFORT DERMATOLOGY

(BEAUFORT, SC) Nurse practitioner Jo Ann Cullen has joined the staff of Beaufort Dermatology, 1096 Ribaut Road, which recently opened under new ownership after its purchase by the Pinnacle Medical Group. Cullen began her clinical experience as a cardiac nurse in 2001 and later moved into the operating room at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida. She became the Clinical Educator for perioperative services at Moffitt while she was working on her master’s degree and later served as the Clinical Specialist for perioperative services. In 2011, she helped launch a new dermatology practice in south Florida. To learn more, visit http://pinnaclemd.com/, http://pinnacleplasticsurgery.com/http://puremedspamd.com /
and http://www.beaufortdermatology.com/.

Jo Ann Cullen of Beaufort Dermatology


UNITED WAY DISTRIBUTES SCHOOL SUPPLIES

(SAVANNAH, GA) United Way of the Coastal Empire distributed five pallets of school supplies to children in need at Title 1 Schools throughout the Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools System. The school supplies were generously donated by Publix Super Markets. This year, United Way Community Fund invested $677,500 in programs and services that strengthen literacy, help children stay on track in school and graduate high school. For more information, please visit uwce.org.

WINNERS OF THE BIZPITCH 2019 COMPETITION

(HILTON HEAD, SC) Three locally owned womens’ businesses have won the inaugural Thrive Lowcountry BizPitch competition for women entrepreneurs. Each winner received over $8,000 in cash and professional services (and prizes) to support them in their business development. For more information visit https://www.hiltonheadchamber.org/thrive-2019/

LEFT TO RIGHT: Amy Shippy, founder of Blue Poppy Designs, Karen Balerna, founder of Nurse Advocate Partners, LLC., and Katherine Reeves and Jessica Lowther, cofounders of The Refinery Nail Bar and Skin Studio

THRIVE CONFERENCE

(HILTON HEAD, SC) Marjorie Young spoke on Public Relations at the Thrive Lowcountry Women’s Conference. Picture below, Mayor John McCann of Hilton Head, Tina Tyus-Shaw of WSAV, Marjorie Young of Carriage Trade Public Relations and William Miles, President and CEO of the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce. 

CLEAN ENERGY ROADSHOW

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Clean Energy Roadshow in Savannah will take place next Tuesday, Oct. 8, at 9 a.m. at the Georgia Tech campus in Pooler. Admission is free but you must register in advance at cleanenergyroadshow.com. Additionally on Monday, Oct. 7, Rep. Guillar