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Anti-Bullying Event at Savannah Mall to Feature Marvel’s Captain America and Local Spokeswoman

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Mall invites kids and their families to a special event with Marvel’s Captain America on Saturday, October 31 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Mall’s upper level court by Treehouse Adventures. In conjunction with National Bullying Prevention Month, the superhero will share his story and a few simple steps on how to deal with a bully.

During the event, Victoria DiNatale will also be speaking to kids about her experience with bullying and how she overcame it. DiNatale is one of the nation’s youngest experts on the topic of bullying. At 24 years old, she has shared her anti-bullying message with thousands of students and adults across the southeastern United States. For more information about DiNatale’s STANDING VICTORIOUS™ message, call (912) 695-2813 or visit http://www.standingvictorious.com .

“The Savannah Mall is pleased to be hosting this costumed character event,” said Becky Orsi, Savannah Mall’s marketing/specialty leasing manager. “Marvel’s Captain America will talk about bullying and what you can do to overcome it, which is an important message that kids and their parents needs to hear. These points will be even more powerful with the reiterated by a local person who has experienced some of this.”

National Bullying Prevention Month is held during the month of October and unites communities nationwide to educate and raise awareness of bullying prevention. Established in 2006 by PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center, the campaign includes activities, education, and awareness building. National Bullying Prevention Month is recognized in communities across the United States, with hundreds of schools and organizations signing on as partners.

Captian America will take the stage at at 11 a.m presenting a brief program on anti-bullying followed by a meet and greet. and then will hand the mic over to DiNatale, who will present at noon. Capt. America will also be available for meet and greets from 1-1:45, 2:30-3:00 and 3:15-4. During the event, DiNatale will be documenting personal stories of attendees who want to share their experiences with bullying in her No Bullying/STANDING VICTORIOUS™ Challenge.

More information on the No Bullying/STANDING VICTORIOUS™ Challenge can be found at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nj88VTkoIrI. For more information on the No Bullying event at the Savannah Mall, visit www.savannahmall.com

Originated in 1990, the Savannah Mall, located at 14045 Abercorn St., features anchor stores Bass Pro Shops, Dillard’s, Target, Burlington Coat Factory and A.C. Moore. The 960,000-square-foot, two-level mall is also home to Victoria’s Secret, Bath & Body Works, Gymboree, Game Stop, Champs, Hibbet Sporting Goods, Kay Jewelers, Shoe Dept., Zales Jewelers, Rue 21, Cato, Savannah Piano, Fitness Emporium, Relentless Records and Vapors Smoke Shop. Virginia College offers a variety of classes in areas such as cosmetology, medical billing, culinary arts, business, healthcare and more. The Savannah Mall’s Food Court features Chick-fil-A, Savannah Gyro, Sbarro Italian Eatery, China Max, Sakkio Japan, Cajun Café, American Deli and Subway. Other dining options at the mall include Ruby Tuesdays and Texas Roadhouse, along with Savannah Candy Co., Cold Stone Creamery, the Nutty Bavarian and Dough Boys. The Savannah Mall has a double-decker carousel in the Food Court and soft play area on the lower level for children. For leasing information, contact Becky Orsi, marketing/specialty leasing manager at 912.927.9663 or borsib@urbanretail.com. For more information about the Savannah Mall, call 912.927.7467 or visit www.savannahmall.com

Marjorie Young
Carriage Trade PR