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(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, August 26, 2019

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ENCOURAGE HEALTH LECTURE TO FOCUS ON FACTS AND FICTIONS OF CBD OIL
(SAVANNAH, GA)  The facts and fictions of CBD oil will be the topic when Savannah chiropractor Michael Vaughn takes the podium at the third presentation in the Enmarket Encourage Health Education Series, set for tomorrow at the Charles H. Morris Center.  The luncheon is at max capacity, but the presentation will be livestreamed on the Healthy Savannah Facebook page starting at 11:45 a.m.  Tune in here: https://www.facebook.com/Healthy-Savannah-Get-Up-Get-Out-Get-Healthy-135287093182859/
AUGUST OPEN FOR BUSINESS® THIS WEDNESDAY
(OPEN FOR BUSINESS®) The August session of our monthly Open for Business® will be held on Wednesday, August 28th, via Facebook live. This month’s topic is focused on pitching and how to improve yours. Join the conversation at noon on the 28th and find more information here: https://www.facebook.com/events/441614443102931/
ROTO-ROOTER HIRES HINTZ 
(SAVANNAH, GA) Roto-Rooter Plumbers of Savannah, a leading local provider of plumbing and drain maintenance, introduces Kenneth Hintz to its staff as a service technician.  Originally from Midland, Michigan, Hintz was previously the general manager for a sewer service company.  To learn more, visit https://www.rotosavannah.com/home.html
BETHESDA BLAZERS PRESENTED STATE CHAMPIONSHIP RINGS
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Bethesda Blazers’ track and field team celebrated their state championship victory during a ring ceremony held at Bethesda Academy. Thirteen state championship rings were presented to the athletes on the 2018-2019 team which won the state honor in the South Carolina Independent School Association Class A/AA competition at the end of last school year. For more information, visit https://www.savannahnow.com/sports/20190818/bethesda-academy-honors-state-track-and-field-champions
15 HABITS OF INCREDIBLY SUCCESSFUL PEOPLE
(INC) Being average is the easiest thing in the world. Living an exceptional life is something quite different.  https://www.inc.com/christina-desmarais/15-daily-habits-practiced-by-incredibly-successful-people.html?cid=landermore
LAND ROVER HILTON HEAD FEATURED IN SOUTH MAG
(JASPER COUNTY, SC) What comes to mind when someone says ‘power’? Peacock Automotive’s Land Rover Hilton Head Centre Manager, Chris Edenfield, thinks about the 2019 Land Rover Range Rover SV Autobiography. Inside and out, this vehicle screams power in every way. Combining luxury with performance, technology and design, the SV Autobiography is unmatched. Check out this feature of Chris Edenfield and your next new vehicle in South Magazine here: http://www.southmag.com/June-July-2019/Powerful-Luxury/
SAVANNAH JAYCEES RIBBON-CUTTING 
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Jaycees mark the opening of their newly renovated building with a ribbon-cutting ceremony & celebration on Thursday, August 27th at 12 noon.  The members have worked together to update their meeting space in order to carry out their mission and offer the approximately 2300 square foot building to other organizations in the area. There will be networking opportunities, lunch served, and a chance to tour the updated space.  For more information, visit savannahjaycees.com.
FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR “BIZPITCH SAVANNAH™ 2019”
(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah SCORE announced the names of the eight aspiring local entrepreneurs who will vie for over $10,000 in cash and professional services at SCORE’s second annual “BizPitch Savannah™” Entrepreneurial Competition. The goals of the event are to recognize and reward entrepreneurial creativity and excellence, to raise awareness of entrepreneurship and the essential role of small business in our community, and to help create new local businesses and jobs.  To learn more about the finalists, visit http://bizpitchsavannah.com/
“PLASTICS MAKE PERFECT” PODCAST LAUNCHED
(BLUFFTON, SC) Dr. Audrey Klenke, plastic surgeon and principal of Pinnacle Medical Group in Bluffton and Beaufort, South Carolina, has launched a podcast that talks about the trends on all things plastic and cosmetic surgery, skincare and overall wellness.  The podcast, titled “Plastics Make Perfect”, offers a free, reliable and professional source of information on questions Dr. Klenke frequently receives in her practice.  The podcast can be accessed on YouTube, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, Stitcher and other sites. View the first installment at https://youtu.be/FydAauXAQmo. New podcasts will be posted at regular intervals.
MEET THE SFA GALA HONOREES
(SAVANNAH, GA) Meet one of the honorees of the inaugural Savannah Film Alliance Honors Gala, Buck Meeks! Buck is a native Coastal Georgian from Richmond Hill. Buck recently retired from an extensive career as a museum curator. He is a graduate of the Georgia Film Academy, and his work in film goes back 30 years to ‘Glory’ and includes 6 feature films and over a dozen episodes of 3 different TV series. Throughout his career, his primary work has been providing locations and services for period films. Congratulations, Buck!  To learn more, visit https://www.savannahfilmalliance.org/
IMPROVE YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA SKILLS
(PUBLIC RELATIONS TODAY) Do you know the latest trends and tips to make your messages soar on social media platforms, from Facebook to YouTube? Here are 15 free-and not so free-options to learn more: http://www.publicrelationstoday.com/?open-article-id=11200290&article-title=15-courses-to-improve-your-social-media-knowledge&blog-domain=prdaily.com&blog-title=pr-daily
SHIPS OF THE SEA MARITIME MUSEUM GARDENS
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum is pleased to announce the gardens of the museum have been certified by the National Wildlife Federation as a Certified Wildlife Habitat® through its Gardens for Wildlife™ program.  The National Wildlife Federation, celebrates this effort to create a garden that supports wildlife, provides natural sources of food, water, cover and places to raise young and is maintained in a sustainable way that incorporates native plants, conserves water and doesn’t rely on pesticides.  This is a part of the larger sustainability efforts of the museum which includes recycling, none tree based paper products and a ban of single use plastics in the museum and at museum events.  To learn more, visit https://www.nwf.org/garden-for-wildlife/certify
PARK PLACE OUTREACH TRANSITIONAL LIVING PROGRAM OPEN HOUSE
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Park Place Outreach transitional living program will host an open house on Tuesday, Sept. 10, from 4-6 p.m. at 818 E. Henry St.  The open house will include refreshments, appetizers, and chance to learn more about the transitional living program.  The transitional living program began accepting residents in February at a former location on Henry Street, and can now serve as many as six males at the new facility. Its mission is to prepare homeless, runaway and at-risk males ages 16 to 21 for independence and self-sufficiency.  For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/701185240339337/
ENMARKET EMPLOYEE NAMED ONE OF 2019 FUTURE LEADERS IN CONVENIENCE 
(CONVENIENCE STORE NEWS) The second class of Convenience Store News’ Future Leaders in Convenience awards program includes a diverse selection of up-and-comers, as well as young seasoned executives from both large and medium-sized convenience channel retailers.  Among the 15 young convenience retail professionals is Emily Smith, Coordinating Manager, Retail Fuel Pricing, of Enmarket.  To learn more, visit https://csnews.com/convenience-store-news-reveals-2019-class-future-leaders-convenience?fbclid=IwAR1s8-x2M3XPZEXE0RGt6JNs6f5N8GeDNPFkIhiTOmEyFMAbXrQ5BlGfx58
PEACOCK AUTOMOTIVE’S 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. There is also an effort to pass a “hands-free” bill in the South Carolina legislature.  To learn more, watch the video below or visit https://youtu.be/3xqXcJ7IwHI.

 

SAVANNAH CHAMBER BUSINESS EXPO
(SAVANNAH, GA) Join the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, September 12th from 3 pm – 7 pm at the Kehoe Ironworks at Trustees’ Garden for the 2019 Chamber Business Expo & Business Connection. Reserve your spot to be an exhibitor to showcase your business’ products and services to area professionals by purchasing a booth. Take the opportunity to gain access to resources available in our community! For more information, contact Brooke Phillips, Small Business and Events Manager, at BPhillips@SavannahChamber.com or 912-644-6459.
FIRST ANNUAL LOWCOUNTRY WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT EVENT
(BEAUFORT, SC) Heal Her, Inc. presents, Painfully, Passionately, Perfectly. Purposed, an event for women, avidly driven toward mental health, support, and the art of healing. The event aims to share the life stories of other women from different walks of life and to celebrate womanhood, femininity, and vulnerability. 100% of the event proceeds will benefit Heal Her, Inc. Restorative Women’s Retreats, a 501c3 non-profit that assists women with fully funded restorative retreat stays, to provide a healing and nurturing environment for whole body and soul replenishment. This year’s event will feature several guest speakers and panelists. Panelists will join in a live interactive discussion with the audience members.   Painfully, Passionately, Perfectly. Purposed will take place at the USCB Center for the Arts, 805 Carteret Street, Beaufort, SC, with a VIP reception from 1-2pm, a day retreat from 2-5pm, and a closing reception from 5-6pm. Ticket prices start at $30 and are available now at www.Takiya-LaShaune.com/events.
PEER RECOGNITION: AN EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT SECRET WEAPON
(FORBES) Many companies are shifting away from the traditional annual boss to subordinate employee evaluation and recognition model and instead embracing more modern approaches. For many organizations incorporating and encouraging peer to peer recognition and feedback is becoming an increasingly effective tool in the employee engagement toolbox.  https://www.forbes.com/sites/danabrownlee/2019/08/25/peer-recognition-an-employee-engagement-secret-weapon/#377217325d40
PREPARE YOUR EXIT STRATEGY
(BEST BUSINESS BROKERS) The best tip for anyone who has a business? To begin with the end in mind. Have your exit strategy prepared from the beginning. Learn more at
EARLY LEARNING CENTER AT HENDERSON E. FORMEY JR. SCHOOL NOW OPEN
(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah is excited to welcome the Early Learning Center at Henderson E. Formey Jr. School. The school will house over 500 Pre-K and kindergarten students. Formerly East Broad Street K-8 School, the campus has been revitalized for the “Land of the Little People.” The school will provide a digital learning lab, a foreign language program (Mandarin/Chinese), STEM exploration, a musical keyboarding lab, and more. For more information, please visit https://spwww.sccpss.com/Pages/Early-Learning-Center-at-Henderson-Formey,-Jr.-School-Ribbon-Cutting-Ceremony-Held.aspx
CHRIS TILTON PRESENTS AT AUGUST POWER HOUR LUNCHEON
(SAVANNAH, GA) Chris Tilton, co-principal of the Dewitt Tilton Group, presented “Metal Buildings: Modern Marvels? Businesses Turning to Budget-Friendly Options for State-of-the-Art Appearances” at the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce’s August Power Hour Luncheon on Tuesday, August 6.  Were you spotted there?
PRODUCE BETTER NEWS RELEASE RESULTS
(BUSINESSWIRE) Three trends to adopt to increase interaction and views: https://blog.businesswire.com/three-pr-trends-to-adopt-for-better-news-release-results
SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR 2020 SAVANNAH SPORTS COUNCIL SCHOLAR ATHLETES
(SAVANNAH, GA) Win up to $1,000 for your college education! Applications are now being accepted for the 2019 Savannah Sports Council Scholar Athlete Scholarship, which will be presented at the 2019 Georgia Power Sports Awards Luncheon October 2.  This scholarship will be awarded to six students, three male and three female, who best demonstrate excellence in the classroom, community, and athletics Applications are due by September 13, 2019. For more information, visit http://www.savannahsportscouncil.com/ai1ec_event/georgia-power-golf-classic-sports-awards-luncheon/?instance_id=771&utm_campaign=
PARK PLACE OUTREACH HIRES TRANSITIONAL LIVING PROGRAM CASE MANAGER
(SAVANNAH, GA) Park Place Outreach Youth Emergency Services has hired Kevin Foard, who had worked as a case manager for the Basic Center of Park Place Outreach, as its transitional living program (TLP) case manager.  Foard is responsible for providing case management services that include initial screening, record keeping, service coordination, ongoing assessments of residents, aftercare activities and other duties as needed. For more information, please visit https://carriagetradepr.com/park-place-outreach-hires-kevin-foard-as-case-manager/
ENMARKET TO RAISE FUNDS THROUGHOUT AUGUST FOR LLS’ LIGHT THE NIGHT
(SAVANNAH, GA) All 124 of Enmarket’s convenience stores across Georgia and the Carolinas will join the fight against blood cancers in August, marking the seventh consecutive year the stores have helped raise money during the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Light the Night campaign. The stores’ month-long campaign will involve selling Light the Night paper icons for $1 each to support the non-profit’s mission to cure blood cancer and to help patients and their families. For more information, please visit https://www.savannahbusinessjournal.com/news-categories/68-state-regional-news/9355-july-31-enmarket-to-raise-funds-throughout-august-for-lls%E2%80%99s-light-the-night.html 
MATTHEW REARDON EARLY LEARNING ACADEMY OPENS IN SAVANNAH
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Matthew Reardon Early Learning Academy opened on August 14, 2019 at 11500 Middleground Road, Savannah GA, 31419. The Early Learning Academy (ELA) is a place for all children to learn through teacher-guided intentional play, meaningful interactions, and inquisitive exploration. ELA’s goal is to incorporate all children in safe, creative, language-enriched classrooms where learning becomes a fun daily experience. The program is designed to foster all educational and emotional developmental areas for toddlers (18 months) to pre-kindergarten (48-60 months).For more information please visit https://www.savannahtribune.com/articles/matthew-reardon-early-learning-academy-opening-in-savannah/ 
 
EFFINGHAM CHAMBER OF COMMERCE SEEKS CEO
(EFFINGHAM CO, GA) The Effingham Chamber of Commerce is seeking a Chief Executive officer. The CEO provides overall supervision and direction for all activities related to administration, programs, finances and strategic plan of the Chamber. The CEO promotes economic growth and health in the Effingham County business community, in alignment with the Chamber’s mission statement. Other key duties include membership cultivation, fundraising, marketing, and community outreach. The position reports directly to the Chamber Board of Directors. Salary range of $60,000-$70,000 with bonus opportunities, health insurance, retirement benefits, paid holidays, vacation/sick/personal days. All inquiries and resumes should be received by August 30th. Email your resume to: EffinghamChamberCEO@gmail.com
DOWN SYNDROME EARLY INTERVENTION SERVICES
(LOWCOUNTRY DOWN SYNDROME SOCIETY) The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) requires that early intervention services are readily available to babies and toddlers with Down syndrome. Early intervention addresses the areas most challenging to each child and offers language services, family counseling and training, physical and occupational therapy and audiology services to name a few. Follow the link to learn more about early intervention: http://www.parentcenterhub.org/ei-overview/ For more information on our local Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society visit https://ldssga.org
DENTAL EMERGENCIES
(SAVANNAH, GA) Whenever you have a dental emergency, visit your dentist or an emergency room as soon as possible. For more information on emergency dental services, visit http://www.sandflyfamilydental.com/dental-emergency/ or call (912) 387-2302 if you are having an emergency.
LATIN PARTY SEPTEMBER 28
(SAVANNAH, GA) The awaited Latin party is coming soon! Celebrating its 14th year, La Fiesta Latina will take place on River Street (Rousakis Plaza) on September 28th from 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM. This is a free event open to the Savannah community and surrounding cities. Please email lasosavannah1@gmail.com or call Gustavo Gonzalez at 912.428.6831 for more details. This event is sponsored by Latin American Services Organization (LASO). You can also visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/2110324139083824/ 
MARJORIE YOUNG TO PRESENT AT 2019 THRIVE LOWCOUNTRY WOMEN’S CONFERENCE
(HILTON HEAD, SC) Marjorie Young, an award-winning public relations consultant and founder of Carriage Trade Public Relations® Inc., will share five proven strategies for businesses to increase visibility and create positive buzz in the community during the third annual THRIVE Lowcountry Women’s Conference to be held on September 26 on Hilton Head Island, S.C. The premier women’s gathering will focus on enhancing and empowering personal and professional growth. Thought-provoking speakers will network with more than 200 local and visiting women, and special in-depth, skill-based learning workshops will be offered.To register or learn more, please visit https://www.hiltonheadchamber.org/thrive-2019/
MEET MAC
(SAVANNAH, GA) Mac is one handsome fellow! This young man will steal your heart with his zest for life! He is full of puppy love and puppy play, but will also crash hard on the couch (or in the car) with you.  He’s a total cuddle bug unless there’s a tennis ball around – they are his absolute favorite things in the world! He also likes squeaky toys and is an expert at getting the squeaker out with minimal fluff-shed!  Mac enjoys time with people friends as well as canine friends, and can’t wait to find his forever home.  To adopt Mac or view other animals available for adoption, visit http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2019-d-051-mac/
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(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, August 19, 2019

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BETHESDA BLAZERS PRESENTED STATE CHAMPIONSHIP RINGS
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Bethesda Blazers’ track and field team celebrated their state championship victory during a ring ceremony held at Bethesda Academy. Thirteen state championship rings were presented to the athletes on the 2018-2019 team which won the state honor in the South Carolina Independent School Association Class A/AA competition at the end of last school year. For more information, visit https://www.savannahnow.com/sports/20190818/bethesda-academy-honors-state-track-and-field-champions

LAND ROVER HILTON HEAD FEATURED IN SOUTH MAG

(JASPER COUNTY, SC) What comes to mind when someone says ‘power’? Peacock Automotive’s Land Rover Hilton Head Centre Manager, Chris Edenfield, thinks about the 2019 Land Rover Range Rover SV Autobiography. Inside and out, this vehicle screams power in every way. Combining luxury with performance, technology and design, the SV Autobiography is unmatched. Check out this feature of Chris Edenfield and your next new vehicle in South Magazine here: http://www.southmag.com/June-July-2019/Powerful-Luxury/

FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR “BIZPITCH SAVANNAH™ 2019”

(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah SCORE announced the names of the eight aspiring local entrepreneurs who will vie for over $10,000 in cash and professional services at SCORE’s second annual “BizPitch Savannah™” Entrepreneurial Competition. The goals of the event are to recognize and reward entrepreneurial creativity and excellence, to raise awareness of entrepreneurship and the essential role of small business in our community, and to help create new local businesses and jobs.  To learn more about the finalists, visit http://bizpitchsavannah.com/

“PLASTICS MAKE PERFECT” PODCAST LAUNCHED

(BLUFFTON, SOUTH CAROLINA) Dr. Audrey Klenke, plastic surgeon and principal of Pinnacle Medical Group in Bluffton and Beaufort, South Carolina, has launched a podcast that talks about the trends on all things plastic and cosmetic surgery, skincare and overall wellness.  The podcast, titled “Plastics Make Perfect”, offers a free, reliable and professional source of information on questions Dr. Klenke frequently receives in her practice.  The podcast can be accessed on YouTube, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, Stitcher and other sites. View the first installment at https://youtu.be/FydAauXAQmo. New podcasts will be posted at regular intervals.
Plastics Make Perfect Episode 1: Dr. Audrey Klenke: Confocal Microscopy
Plastics Make Perfect Episode 1: Dr. Audrey Klenke: Confocal Microscopy

AUGUST YAPPY HOUR – THURSDAY, AUGUST 22

(HARDEEVILLE, SC) Join Peacock Subaru and Renegade Paws Rescue for an August Yappy Hour event on Thursday, August 22, from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Peacock Subaru located at Peacock Auto Mall (111 Drivers Way, Hardeeville, SC). Find your perfect new furry friend, bring a donation for the adoptable pups and enjoy live music, appetizers from Serg Catering and door prizes! RSVP to: https://augustyappy.eventbrite.com 

PARK PLACE OUTREACH TRANSITIONAL LIVING PROGRAM OPEN HOUSE

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Park Place Outreach transitional living program will host an open house on Tuesday, Sept. 10, from 4-6 p.m. at 818 E. Henry St.  The open house will include refreshments, appetizers, and chance to learn more about the transitional living program.  The transitional living program began accepting residents in February at a former location on Henry Street, and can now serve as many as six males at the new facility. Its mission is to prepare homeless, runaway and at-risk males ages 16 to 21 for independence and self-sufficiency.  For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/701185240339337/

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ENMARKET EMPLOYEE NAMED ONE OF 2019 FUTURE LEADERS IN CONVENIENCE 

(CONVENIENCE STORE NEWS) The second class of Convenience Store News’ Future Leaders in Convenience awards program includes a diverse selection of up-and-comers, as well as young seasoned executives from both large and medium-sized convenience channel retailers.  Among the 15 young convenience retail professionals is Emily Smith, Coordinating Manager, Retail Fuel Pricing, of Enmarket.  To learn more, visit https://csnews.com/convenience-store-news-reveals-2019-class-future-leaders-convenience?fbclid=IwAR1s8-x2M3XPZEXE0RGt6JNs6f5N8GeDNPFkIhiTOmEyFMAbXrQ5BlGfx58

SAVANNAH CHAMBER BUSINESS EXPO

(SAVANNAH, GA) Join the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, September 12th from 3 pm – 7 pm at the Kehoe Ironworks at Trustees’ Garden for the 2019 Chamber Business Expo & Business Connection. Reserve your spot to be an exhibitor to showcase your business’ products and services to area professionals by purchasing a booth. Take the opportunity to gain access to resources available in our community! For more information, contact Brooke Phillips, Small Business and Events Manager, at BPhillips@SavannahChamber.com or 912-644-6459.

AUGUST OPEN FOR BUSINESS® ANNOUNCED

(OPEN FOR BUSINESS®) The August session of our monthly Open for Business® will be held on Wednesday, August 28th, via Facebook live. This month’s topicis focused on pitching and how to improve yours. Join the conversation at noon on the 28th and find more information here: https://www.facebook.com/events/441614443102931/

ENMARKET CUTS RIBBON ON NEWLY RENOVATED DOWNTOWN MLK STORE

(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah-based Enmarket cut the ribbon on the newly rebuilt and expanded kiosk on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard near the Interstate 16 on-ramp.The new state-of-the-art convenience store was renovated to integrate its appearance into the surrounding historic district. The design of the new 3,522-square-foot convenience store at 405 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. drew from the site’s transportation-related history with its proximity adjacent to the Central of Georgia Railway and Georgia State Railroad Museum.The non-traditional design includes, among other things, an outdoor dining patio, a green space, and a bike service area. Enmarket contracted with a local artist to design and paint a community-themed mural on one of the exterior walls. For more information, please visit https://www.savannahbusinessjournal.com/news-categories/68-state-regional-news/9374-aug-9-enmarket-opens-newly-renovated-downtown-mlk-store-in-savannah-%E2%80%93-redesigned-with-community-in-mind.html 


FIRST ANNUAL LOWCOUNTRY WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT EVENT

(BEAUFORT, SC) Heal Her, Inc. presents, Painfully, Passionately, Perfectly. Purposed, an event for women, avidly driven toward mental health, support, and the art of healing. The event aims to share the life stories of other women from different walks of life and to celebrate womanhood, femininity, and vulnerability. 100% of the event proceeds will benefit Heal Her, Inc. Restorative Women’s Retreats, a 501c3 non-profit that assists women with fully funded restorative retreat stays, to provide a healing and nurturing environment for whole body and soul replenishment. This year’s event will feature several guest speakers and panelists. Panelists will join in a live interactive discussion with the audience members.   Painfully, Passionately, Perfectly. Purposed will take place at the USCB Center for the Arts, 805 Carteret Street, Beaufort, SC, with a VIP reception from 1-2pm, a day retreat from 2-5pm, and a closing reception from 5-6pm. Ticket prices start at $30 and are available now at www.Takiya-LaShaune.com/events.


PREPARE YOUR EXIT STRATEGY

(BEST BUSINESS BROKERS) The best tip for anyone who has a business? To begin with the end in mind. Have your exit strategy prepared from the beginning. Learn more at
Dean Burnette, Best Business Brokers: Planning Your Exit
Dean Burnette, Best Business Brokers: Planning Your Exit

MCKENZIE PROMOTED AT ROTO-ROOTER PLUMBERS OF SAVANNAH

(SAVANNAH, GA) Roto-Rooter Plumbers of Savannah, a leading local provider of plumbing and drain maintenance, has promoted Mark McKenzie, a native of Statesboro, as Excavation and Construction Manager. Previously, McKenzie served as the Lead Service Technician.  Learn more at https://rotosavannah.com/

EARLY LEARNING CENTER AT HENDERSON E. FORMEY JR. SCHOOL NOW OPEN

(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah is excited to welcome the Early Learning Center at Henderson E. Formey Jr. School. The school will house over 500 Pre-K and kindergarten students. Formerly East Broad Street K-8 School, the campus has been revitalized for the “Land of the Little People.” The school will provide a digital learning lab, a foreign language program (Mandarin/Chinese), STEM exploration, a musical keyboarding lab, and more. For more information, please visit https://spwww.sccpss.com/Pages/Early-Learning-Center-at-Henderson-Formey,-Jr.-School-Ribbon-Cutting-Ceremony-Held.aspx

HOW TO EFFECTIVELY HANDLE CONFLICT AT WORK

(INC) Stop thinking about conflict as a fight and start viewing it as a chance to grow and collaborate.  https://www.inc.com/tanya-prive/how-to-effectively-handle-conflict-within-your-team-without-becoming-bad-guy.html?cid=landermore

CHRIS TILTON PRESENTS AT AUGUST POWER HOUR LUNCHEON

(SAVANNAH, GA) Chris Tilton, co-principal of the Dewitt Tilton Group, presented “Metal Buildings: Modern Marvels? Businesses Turning to Budget-Friendly Options for State-of-the-Art Appearances” at the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce’s August Power Hour Luncheon on Tuesday, August 6.  Were you spotted there?

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR 2010 SAVANNAH SPORTS COUNCIL SCHOLAR ATHLETES

(SAVANNAH, GA) Win up to $1,000 for your college education! Applications are now being accepted for the 2019 Savannah Sports Council Scholar Athlete Scholarship, which will be presented at the 2019 Georgia Power Sports Awards Luncheon October 2.  This scholarship will be awarded to six students, three male and three female, who best demonstrate excellence in the classroom, community, and athletics Applications are due by September 13, 2019. For more information, visit http://www.savannahsportscouncil.com/ai1ec_event/georgia-power-golf-classic-sports-awards-luncheon/?instance_id=771&utm_campaign=

PARK PLACE OUTREACH HIRES TRANSITIONAL LIVING PROGRAM CASE MANAGER

(SAVANNAH, GA) Park Place Outreach Youth Emergency Services has hired Kevin Foard, who had worked as a case manager for the Basic Center of Park Place Outreach, as its transitional living program (TLP) case manager.  Foard is responsible for providing case management services that include initial screening, record keeping, service coordination, ongoing assessments of residents, aftercare activities and other duties as needed. For more information, please visit https://carriagetradepr.com/park-place-outreach-hires-kevin-foard-as-case-manager/

$1,000 ENCOURAGE HEALTH CHECK PRESENTED TO WEST BROAD STREET YMCA FOLLOWED BY VOLUNTEER DAY

(SAVANNAH, GA) Enmarket and Healthy Savannah presented $1,000 to the West Broad Street YMCA as part of the 2019 Enmarket Encourage Health Education Series. Following the presentation, representatives from Enmarket and Healthy Savannah remained on-site to volunteer in the community garden, as well as weed and spread mulch on the children’s playground. For more information, please visit https://www.savannahbusinessjournal.com/news-categories/non-profit-organizations/9356-july-31-enmarket-and-healthy-savannah-present-%241,000-enmarket-encourage-health-check-and-host-service-day.html 



BETHESDA BOARD OF GOVERNORS ANNOUNCES 2019-20 OFFICERS, NEW BOARD MEMBERS

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Bethesda Union Society Board of Governors has chosen its 2019-20 slate of officers, with retired higher education executive William “Ted” Moore serving as chairman. Joining him as officers will be attorney Quentin Marlin, partner with Ellis, Painter, Ratterree and Adams, as vice chairman; Paul Pressley, director emeritus of the Ossabaw Island Educational Alliance and longtime headmaster of Savannah Country Day School, as secretary; and retired corporate executive Jim Trolinger as treasurer. Six other new members were appointed as well. For more information, please visit

http://savannahceo.com/news/2019/07/bethesda-board-governors-announces-2019-20-officers-new-board-members/ 

 

7 WAYS TO USE AGE TO YOUR ADVANTAGE WHEN STARTING A BUSINESS

(FORBES) Entrepreneurship isn’t just for the young. Older adults are finding that starting a business can be the perfect way to turn a lifetime of experience into something meaningful, take control of their time, counter workplace ageism, and, in some cases, make a lot more money.  https://www.forbes.com/sites/allbusiness/2019/08/17/starting-business-older-entrepreneurs-advantage/#5eb237773e0f

BO BOWEN TALKS ABOUT THE FIRST ANNUAL SAVANNAH FILM ALLIANCE HONORS GALA

(SAVANNAH CEO) Have you heard about the Savannah Film Alliance Honors Gala? The Gala will recognize and honor several key professionals for their invaluable contributions to the local film and television industry. The theme of the event will be “Old Hollywood” and will be held Saturday, September 28, at the new event venue, Victory North, located at 2603 Whitaker Street. This event is open to the public, and tickets are now on sale. Sponsorship opportunities, including the title sponsorship, are available at several levels. For more information on tickets and sponsorships, visit  www.SavannahFilmAlliance.org Listen to Bo Bowen, founder of the Savannah Film Alliance, talk about the upcoming event here: http://savannahceo.com/video/2019/07/bo-bowen-talks-about-first-annual-savannah-film-alliance-honors-gala/ 

ENMARKET TO RAISE FUNDS THROUGHOUT AUGUST FOR LLS’ LIGHT THE NIGHT

(SAVANNAH, GA) All 124 of Enmarket’s convenience stores across Georgia and the Carolinas will join the fight against blood cancers in August, marking the seventh consecutive year the stores have helped raise money during the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Light the Night campaign. The stores’ month-long campaign will involve selling Light the Night paper icons for $1 each to support the non-profit’s mission to cure blood cancer and to help patients and their families. For more information, please visit https://www.savannahbusinessjournal.com/news-categories/68-state-regional-news/9355-july-31-enmarket-to-raise-funds-throughout-august-for-lls%E2%80%99s-light-the-night.html 

MATTHEW REARDON EARLY LEARNING ACADEMY OPENS IN SAVANNAH

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Matthew Reardon Early Learning Academy will open on August 14th, 2019 at 11500 Middleground Road, Savannah GA, 31419. The Early Learning Academy (ELA) is a place for all children to learn through teacher-guided intentional play, meaningful interactions, and inquisitive exploration. ELA’s goal is to incorporate all children in safe, creative, language-enriched classrooms where learning becomes a fun daily experience. The program is designed to foster all educational and emotional developmental areas for toddlers (18 months) to pre-kindergarten (48-60 months).For more information please visit https://www.savannahtribune.com/articles/matthew-reardon-early-learning-academy-opening-in-savannah/ 

EFFINGHAM CHAMBER OF COMMERCE SEEKS CEO

(EFFINGHAM CO, GA) The Effingham Chamber of Commerce is seeking a Chief Executive officer. The CEO provides overall supervision and direction for all activities related to administration, programs, finances and strategic plan of the Chamber. The CEO promotes economic growth and health in the Effingham County business community, in alignment with the Chamber’s mission statement. Other key duties include membership cultivation, fundraising, marketing, and community outreach. The position reports directly to the Chamber Board of Directors. Salary range of $60,000-$70,000 with bonus opportunities, health insurance, retirement benefits, paid holidays, vacation/sick/personal days. All inquiries and resumes should be received by August 30th. Email your resume to: EffinghamChamberCEO@gmail.com

ENCOURAGE HEALTH LECTURE TO FOCUS ON FACTS AND FICTIONS OF CBD OIL

(SAVANNAH, GA) The facts and fictions of CBD oil will be the topic when Savannah chiropractor Michael Vaughn takes the podium at the third presentation in the Enmarket Encourage Health Education Series, set for Tuesday, August 27 at the Charles H. Morris Center. Attendance at the lecture is free and a healthy lunch is provided by Enmarket, but reservations are required at healthysavannah.org. The event begins at 11:30 a.m. at the Morris Center, 10 East Broad St. A regular feature of the program is the awarding of grants to nonprofit organizations, and at this session, Union Mission is the recipient. For more information, visit healthysavannah.org/encourage-health-education-series-august-27-2019/


DOWN SYNDROME EARLY INTERVENTION SERVICES

(LOWCOUNTRY DOWN SYNDROME SOCIETY) The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) requires that early intervention services are readily available to babies and toddlers with Down syndrome. Early intervention addresses the areas most challenging to each child and offers language services, family counseling and training, physical and occupational therapy and audiology services to name a few. Follow the link to learn more about early intervention: http://www.parentcenterhub.org/ei-overview/ For more information on our local Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society visit https://ldssga.org

DO BABY TEETH MATTER? YES!

(SAVANNAH, GA) Forty-two percent of children aged 2 to 11 have had cavities in their primary teeth according to the National Institutes of Health. Sandfly Family Dental offers a comprehensive set of dental services specifically for children. For more information, visit http://www.sandflyfamilydental.com/dentistry-children-teens/

LATIN PARTY SEPTEMBER 28TH

(SAVANNAH, GA) The awaited Latin party is coming soon! Celebrating its 14th year, La Fiesta Latina will take place on River Street (Rousakis Plaza) on September 28th from 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM. This is a free event open to the Savannah community and surrounding cities. Please email lasosavannah1@gmail.com or call Gustavo Gonzalez at 912.428.6831 for more details. This event is sponsored by Latin American Services Organization (LASO). You can also visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/2110324139083824/ 


MARJORIE YOUNG TO PRESENT AT 2019 THRIVE LOWCOUNTRY WOMEN’S CONFERENCE

(HILTON HEAD, SC) Marjorie Young, an award-winning public relations consultant and founder of Carriage Trade Public Relations® Inc., will share five proven strategies for businesses to increase visibility and create positive buzz in the community during the third annual THRIVE Lowcountry Women’s Conference to be held on September 26 on Hilton Head Island, S.C. The premier women’s gathering will focus on enhancing and empowering personal and professional growth. Thought-provoking speakers will network with more than 200 local and visiting women, and special in-depth, skill-based learning workshops will be offered.To register or learn more, please visit https://www.hiltonheadchamber.org/thrive-2019/

BUSINESS ON THE MOVE – AUGUST 20

(SAVANNAH, GA) Join the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce at Business on the Move on Tuesday, August 20, at Pin Point Heritage Museum. This networking event will be held from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. For more information, please visit http://savannah.simpleviewcrm.com/webapi/rsvp/v2/?action=details&eventid=169 

MEET DELIA

Delia might play a little hard to get, but don’t let her fool you – she really wants your attention – she just wants to be sure of you first.  This sweet girl puts up with her feline room-mates, who are more dominate than her, and might purrfer to be the center of your attention as an only cat.  This beautiful, fluffy girl loves laying in the sun on the catio and being made a bit of a fuss of whenever she can.  To adopt Delia or to view other available animals, visit http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2019-c-008-delia/

(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, August 12, 2019

Savannah’s

COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES

The Local Newswire

ENMARKET CUTS RIBBON ON NEWLY RENOVATED DOWNTOWN MLK STORE
(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah-based Enmarket cut the ribbon on the newly rebuilt and expanded kiosk on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard near the Interstate 16 on-ramp.The new state-of-the-art convenience store was renovated to integrate its appearance into the surrounding historic district. The design of the new 3,522-square-foot convenience store at 405 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. drew from the site’s transportation-related history with its proximity adjacent to the Central of Georgia Railway and Georgia State Railroad Museum.The non-traditional design includes, among other things, an outdoor dining patio, a green space, and a bike service area. Enmarket contracted with a local artist to design and paint a community-themed mural on one of the exterior walls. For more information, please visit https://www.savannahbusinessjournal.com/news-categories/68-state-regional-news/9374-aug-9-enmarket-opens-newly-renovated-downtown-mlk-store-in-savannah-%E2%80%93-redesigned-with-community-in-mind.html 
MCKENZIE PROMOTED AT ROTO-ROOTER PLUMBERS OF SAVANNAH
(SAVANNAH, GA) Roto-Rooter Plumbers of Savannah, a leading local provider of plumbing and drain maintenance, has promoted Mark McKenzie, a native of Statesboro, as Excavation and Construction Manager. Previously, McKenzie served as the Lead Service Technician.  Learn more at https://rotosavannah.com/
CHRIS TILTON PRESENTS AT AUGUST POWER HOUR LUNCHEON
(SAVANNAH, GA) Chris Tilton, co-principal of the Dewitt Tilton Group, presented “Metal Buildings: Modern Marvels? Businesses Turning to Budget-Friendly Options for State-of-the-Art Appearances” at the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce’s August Power Hour Luncheon on Tuesday, August 6.  Were you spotted there?
PARK PLACE OUTREACH HIRES TRANSITIONAL LIVING PROGRAM CASE MANAGER
(SAVANNAH, GA) Park Place Outreach Youth Emergency Services has hired Kevin Foard, who had worked as a case manager for the Basic Center of Park Place Outreach, as its transitional living program (TLP) case manager.Foard is responsible for providing case management services that include initial screening, record keeping, service coordination, ongoing assessments of residents, aftercare activities and other duties as needed. For more information, please visit https://carriagetradepr.com/park-place-outreach-hires-kevin-foard-as-case-manager/
WANT TO BE MORE CONFIDENT?
(INC) Stop Saying These 7 Words.  Confidence isn’t something you either have or don’t. Rather, it’s something you practice, grow into, and develop.  https://www.inc.com/melanie-curtin/want-to-be-more-confident-stop-saying-these-7-words.html?cid=hmside1
$1,000 ENCOURAGE HEALTH CHECK PRESENTED TO WEST BROAD STREET YMCA FOLLOWED BY VOLUNTEER DAY
(SAVANNAH, GA) Enmarket and Healthy Savannah presented $1,000 to the West Broad Street YMCA as part of the 2019 Enmarket Encourage Health Education Series. Following the presentation, representatives from Enmarket and Healthy Savannah remained on-site to volunteer in the community garden, as well as weed and spread mulch on the children’s playground. For more information, please visit https://www.savannahbusinessjournal.com/news-categories/non-profit-organizations/9356-july-31-enmarket-and-healthy-savannah-present-%241,000-enmarket-encourage-health-check-and-host-service-day.html 
BETHESDA BOARD OF GOVERNORS ANNOUNCES 2019-20 OFFICERS, NEW BOARD MEMBERS
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Bethesda Union Society Board of Governors has chosen its 2019-20 slate of officers, with retired higher education executive William “Ted” Moore serving as chairman. Joining him as officers will be attorney Quentin Marlin, partner with Ellis, Painter, Ratterree and Adams, as vice chairman; Paul Pressley, director emeritus of the Ossabaw Island Educational Alliance and longtime headmaster of Savannah Country Day School, as secretary; and retired corporate executive Jim Trolinger as treasurer. Six other new members were appointed as well. For more information, please visit

http://savannahceo.com/news/2019/07/bethesda-board-governors-announces-2019-20-officers-new-board-members/ 

BO BOWEN TALKS ABOUT THE FIRST ANNUAL SAVANNAH FILM ALLIANCE HONORS GALA
(SAVANNAH CEO) Have you heard about the Savannah Film Alliance Honors Gala? The Gala will recognize and honor several key professionals for their invaluable contributions to the local film and television industry. The theme of the event will be “Old Hollywood” and will be held Saturday, September 28, at the new event venue, Victory North, located at 2603 Whitaker Street. This event is open to the public, and tickets are now on sale. Sponsorship opportunities, including the title sponsorship, are available at several levels. For more information on tickets and sponsorships, visit  www.SavannahFilmAlliance.org Listen to Bo Bowen, founder of the Savannah Film Alliance, talk about the upcoming event here: http://savannahceo.com/video/2019/07/bo-bowen-talks-about-first-annual-savannah-film-alliance-honors-gala/ 
ENMARKET TO RAISE FUNDS THROUGHOUT AUGUST FOR LLS’ LIGHT THE NIGHT
(SAVANNAH, GA) All 124 of Enmarket’s convenience stores across Georgia and the Carolinas will join the fight against blood cancers in August, marking the seventh consecutive year the stores have helped raise money during the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Light the Night campaign. The stores’ month-long campaign will involve selling Light the Night paper icons for $1 each to support the non-profit’s mission to cure blood cancer and to help patients and their families. For more information, please visit https://www.savannahbusinessjournal.com/news-categories/68-state-regional-news/9355-july-31-enmarket-to-raise-funds-throughout-august-for-lls%E2%80%99s-light-the-night.html 
JULY OPEN FOR BUSINESS® RECAP
(SAVANNAH, GA) Did you miss the latest episode of Open for Business®? In July, we covered 6 ways to up your storytelling game. Watch the recap and leave your questions in the comment section on Facebook! Don’t forget, we’ll be back on the last Wednesday of this month to cover another marketing topic! Watch the latest episode here:

MATTHEW REARDON EARLY LEARNING ACADEMY OPENS IN SAVANNAH
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Matthew Reardon Early Learning Academy will open on August 14th, 2019 at 11500 Middleground Road, Savannah GA, 31419. The Early Learning Academy (ELA) is a place for all children to learn through teacher-guided intentional play, meaningful interactions, and inquisitive exploration. ELA’s goal is to incorporate all children in safe, creative, language-enriched classrooms where learning becomes a fun daily experience. The program is designed to foster all educational and emotional developmental areas for toddlers (18 months) to pre-kindergarten (48-60 months).For more information please visit https://www.savannahtribune.com/articles/matthew-reardon-early-learning-academy-opening-in-savannah/ 
THE COMMUTE FEATURES PARK PLACE OUTREACH EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
(SAVANNAH MORNING NEWS) Julie Wade, executive director of Park Place Outreach Youth Emergency Services talks about teen homelessness in Savannah on Savannah Morning News’ The Commute. Listen to the episode here: https://omny.fm/shows/from-the-newsroom-savannah-now/the-commute-june-26-2019-amy-condon-on-teen-homele
DO YOU HAVE A BEST FRIEND AT WORK?
(FORBES) Building a more celebratory work culture can have the added benefit of building stronger friendships among colleagues, especially if they are cheering for each other.  https://www.forbes.com/sites/joyceearussell/2019/08/11/celebrating-each-other-to-create-an-enjoyable-work-culture/#e4b05bf39440
WTC SAVANNAH BOARD MEMBER ELECTED TO WORLD TRADE CENTER ASSOCIATION EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
(SAVANNAH, GA) World Trade Center Savannah Board of Directors Chairman and National Office Systems owner Scott Center was elected to the World Trade Centers Association Executive Committee during the board’s July meeting in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Center was also elected to the Nomination & Compensation Committee and re-elected to the Investment Committee. He has served on the World Trade Centers Association Board of Directors since 2017 and on the World Trade Center Savannah Board of Directors since 2012. For more information, please visit https://www.wtca.org/


EFFINGHAM CHAMBER OF COMMERCE SEEKS CEO
(EFFINGHAM CO, GA) The Effingham Chamber of Commerce is seeking a Chief Executive officer. The CEO provides overall supervision and direction for all activities related to administration, programs, finances and strategic plan of the Chamber. The CEO promotes economic growth and health in the Effingham County business community, in alignment with the Chamber’s mission statement. Other key duties include membership cultivation, fundraising, marketing, and community outreach. The position reports directly to the Chamber Board of Directors. Salary range of $60,000-$70,000 with bonus opportunities, health insurance, retirement benefits, paid holidays, vacation/sick/personal days. All inquiries and resumes should be received by August 30th. Email your resume to: EffinghamChamberCEO@gmail.com
ENCOURAGE HEALTH LECTURE TO FOCUS ON FACTS AND FICTIONS OF CBD OIL
(SAVANNAH, GA) The facts and fictions of CBD oil will be the topic when Savannah chiropractor Michael Vaughn takes the podium at the third presentation in the Enmarket Encourage Health Education Series, set for Tuesday, August 27 at the Charles H. Morris Center. Attendance at the lecture is free and a healthy lunch is provided by Enmarket, but reservations are required at healthysavannah.org. The event begins at 11:30 a.m. at the Morris Center, 10 East Broad St. A regular feature of the program is the awarding of grants to nonprofit organizations, and at this session, Union Mission is the recipient. For more information, visit healthysavannah.org/encourage-health-education-series-august-27-2019/
DOWN SYNDROME EARLY INTERVENTION SERVICES
(LOWCOUNTRY DOWN SYNDROME SOCIETY) The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) requires that early intervention services are readily available to babies and toddlers with Down syndrome. Early intervention addresses the areas most challenging to each child and offers language services, family counseling and training, physical and occupational therapy and audiology services to name a few. Follow the link to learn more about early intervention: http://www.parentcenterhub.org/ei-overview/ For more information on our local Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society visit https://ldssga.org
PEACOCK CHRYSLER JEEP DODGE RAM FIAT PRESENTS $5,000 TO KIDS & PROS FOOTBALL CAMP
(JASPER COUNTY, SC) Bluffton’s annual Kids & Pros Youth Football Clinic kicked off on Saturday, July 21, with a $5,000 check presentation from Peacock Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram Fiat. Jill Jauch, Peacock Automotive Marketing Manager, presented the donation to former Atlanta Falcons linebacker and five-time All-Pro selection Keith Brooking, former Atlanta Falcons player Buddy Curry, who is the organization’s executive director, and Brad Schultz, Head of School for Cross Schools. For more information, visit https://www.kidsandpros.com
Peacock Automotive Donation to Kids and Pros

Peacock Automotive Donation to Kids and Pros

LEARN MORE ABOUT BEAUFORT DERMATOLOGY
(WHHI) Pinnacle Medical Group recently acquired Beaufort Dermatology adding its third practice to the group. Dr. Audrey Klenke is the owner of Pinnacle Medical Group and talks about the group as a whole and its newest addition in this WHHI interview: https://youtu.be/qGtTGgWGZYM 
DO YOU FEAR DIFFICULT WORK CONVERSATIONS?
(ENTREPRENEUR) Uncomfortable encounters can actually help open the door for growth.  Read here for seven ways to learn from them.  https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/336147
PLEASE MEET DEAN BURNETTE
(SAVANNAH, GA) Do you know Dean Burnette? Dean is the founder and managing broker of Best Business Brokers (B3), as well as, president of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers (GABB) and a member of the Midtown Pickers! A very talented businessman he is, and if you want to learn more, you’re in luck! You can read Dean’s “Please Meet” here: https://carriagetradepr.com/please-meet-dean-burnette-the-founder-and-broker-at-best-business-brokers-b3/
Dean Burnette, Best Business Brokers

Dean Burnette, Best Business Brokers

DO BABY TEETH MATTER? YES!
(SAVANNAH, GA) Forty-two percent of children aged 2 to 11 have had cavities in their primary teeth according to the National Institutes of Health. Sandfly Family Dental offers a comprehensive set of dental services specifically for children. For more information, visit http://www.sandflyfamilydental.com/dentistry-children-teens/
WELLNESS INSTITUTE CELEBRATES FIFTH ANNIVERSARY WITH SECOND LOCATION
(BLUFFTON AND HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC) As the Wellness Institute prepares to mark its fifth year in business, it is opening a Hilton Head Island satellite office and announcing that all three of its physical therapists have qualified to the fellowship and/or board-certified level. Hours for the new 1,300-square-foot Hilton Head location at 1 New Orleans Road, Suite E, will depend on the demand from its clientele but will start with four afternoons a week. The Wellness Institute is a multi-faceted healthcare facility, headquartered at 100 Okatie Center Blvd. North, that offers physical therapy, rehabilitation, wellness instruction, personal training, massage, Qigong and martial arts instruction, yoga (both group and individual) and physical conditioning for golf and tennis.For more information, visit https://wellnessinstitutesc.com/
AUGUST YAPPY HOUR – THURSDAY, AUGUST 22
(HARDEEVILLE, SC) Join Peacock Subaru and Renegade Paws Rescue for an August Yappy Hour event on Thursday, August 22, from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Peacock Subaru located at Peacock Auto Mall (111 Drivers Way, Hardeeville, SC). Find your perfect new furry friend, bring a donation for the adoptable pups and enjoy live music, appetizers from Serg Catering and door prizes! RSVP to: https://augustyappy.eventbrite.com 
ELLEN B. BOLCH ELECTED PRESIDENT OF THE ROTARY CLUB OF SAVANNAH 
(SAVANNAH, GA) Ellen B. Bolch, President and CEO of THA Group, a family of in-home health companies serving coastal Georgia and South Carolina, has been elected president of the Rotary Club of Savannah. Bolch will be joined on the Rotary Board of Directors by Secretary/Treasurer Harvey J. Gilbert, Sergeant-At-Arms Dale C. Critz, Jr., along with Louisa Abbot, Eddie Culver, Mark Dana, Emily Dickinson, Craig Harney, Sam McCachern, Jamie McCurry, Terri O’Neil, Cecilia Russo Turner, Philip Solomons, Jr., and Trip Tollison. For more information, visit www.savrotary.org
LATIN PARTY SEPTEMBER 28TH
(SAVANNAH, GA) The awaited Latin party is coming soon! Celebrating its 14th year, La Fiesta Latina will take place on River Street (Rousakis Plaza) on September 28th from 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM. This is a free event open to the Savannah community and surrounding cities. Please email lasosavannah1@gmail.com or call Gustavo Gonzalez at 912.428.6831 for more details. This event is sponsored by Latin American Services Organization (LASO). You can also visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/2110324139083824/ 
MARJORIE YOUNG TO PRESENT AT 2019 THRIVE LOWCOUNTRY WOMEN’S CONFERENCE
(HILTON HEAD, SC) Marjorie Young, an award-winning public relations consultant and founder of Carriage Trade Public Relations® Inc., will share five proven strategies for businesses to increase visibility and create positive buzz in the community during the third annual THRIVE Lowcountry Women’s Conference to be held on September 26 on Hilton Head Island, S.C. The premier women’s gathering will focus on enhancing and empowering personal and professional growth. Thought-provoking speakers will network with more than 200 local and visiting women, and special in-depth, skill-based learning workshops will be offered.To register or learn more, please visit https://www.hiltonheadchamber.org/thrive-2019/
DIGICON 2019
(SAVANNAH, GA) The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center (SBDC), a Public Service and Outreach unit of the University of Georgia, and M&R Marketing, invite small business owners and marketing managers to a brand-new digital marketing conference. 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! For more information please contact Liz Overstreet at (912) 651-3200 or go to www.georgiasbdc.org/digicon for a conference brochure and to register online.
MANY LEADERS LACK THIS CRITICAL SKILL
(ENTREPRENEUR) There is an essential skill all successful entrepreneurs need, and should look for in new employees, yet is often missing in organizations. And that skill is critical thinking. Learn more here: https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/337563
BUSINESS ON THE MOVE – AUGUST 20
(SAVANNAH, GA) Join the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce at Business on the Move on Tuesday, August 20, at Pin Point Heritage Museum. This networking event will be held from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. For more information, please visit http://savannah.simpleviewcrm.com/webapi/rsvp/v2/?action=details&eventid=169 
LSEGA CALLS FOR 2020 NOMINATIONS
(SOUTHEAST GA) Leadership Southeast Georgia, a leadership development program for professionals in a 10-county region, is calling for nominations for its 2020 course. The program fosters relationships among leaders in the region and offers professional development related to critical leadership skills and issues such as conflict resolution, self-awareness, communication and strategic thinking. Applicants may self-nominate or be nominated by Leadership Southeast Georgia alumni, their employers or community leaders. Residents of Bryan, Bulloch, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long, McIntosh and Screven counties are eligible. Nominations should be submitted on the Leadership Southeast Georgia website, http://www.lsega.com/nominate/
MEET VEDA
(SAVANNAH, GA) Coastal Pet Rescue introduces Veda! Veda is a 9-year-old female terrier mix. Veda is one of the sweetest little senior you’ll ever meet. She loves chew toys and tennis balls. You won’t catch her running unless there’s a frog or something else fun to chase. She is happy to be carried if you want a snuggle buddy, too! For more information on Veda or any of Coastal Pet Rescue’s other cats and dogs for adoption, please visit http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2019-d-122-veda/ 

(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, August 5, 2019

Savannah’s

COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES

The Local Newswire

BETHESDA BOARD OF GOVERNORS ANNOUNCES 2019-20 OFFICERS, NEW BOARD MEMBERS
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Bethesda Union Society Board of Governors has chosen its 2019-20 slate of officers, with retired higher education executive William “Ted” Moore serving as chairman. Joining him as officers will be attorney Quentin Marlin, partner with Ellis, Painter, Ratterree and Adams, as vice chairman; Paul Pressley, director emeritus of the Ossabaw Island Educational Alliance and longtime headmaster of Savannah Country Day School, as secretary; and retired corporate executive Jim Trolinger as treasurer. Six other new members were appointed as well. For more information, please visit http://savannahceo.com/news/2019/07/bethesda-board-governors-announces-2019-20-officers-new-board-members/
ENMARKET TO RAISE FUNDS THROUGHOUT AUGUST FOR LLS’ LIGHT THE NIGHT
(SAVANNAH, GA) All 124 of Enmarket’s convenience stores across Georgia and the Carolinas will join the fight against blood cancers in August, marking the seventh consecutive year the stores have helped raise money during the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Light the Night campaign. The stores’ month-long campaign will involve selling Light the Night paper icons for $1 each to support the non-profit’s mission to cure blood cancer and to help patients and their families. For more information, please visit https://www.savannahbusinessjournal.com/news-categories/68-state-regional-news/9355-july-31-enmarket-to-raise-funds-throughout-august-for-lls%E2%80%99s-light-the-night.html
$1,000 ENCOURAGE HEALTH CHECK PRESENTED TO WEST BROAD STREET YMCA FOLLOWED BY VOLUNTEER DAY
(SAVANNAH, GA) Enmarket and Healthy Savannah presented $1,000 to the West Broad Street YMCA as part of the 2019 Enmarket Encourage Health Education Series. Following the presentation, representatives from Enmarket and Healthy Savannah remained on-site to volunteer in the community garden, as well as weed and spread mulch on the children’s playground. For more information, please visit https://www.savannahbusinessjournal.com/news-categories/non-profit-organizations/9356-july-31-enmarket-and-healthy-savannah-present-%241,000-enmarket-encourage-health-check-and-host-service-day.html 
JULY OPEN FOR BUSINESS® RECAP

(SAVANNAH, GA) Did you miss the latest episode of Open for Business®? In July, we covered 6 ways to up your storytelling game. Watch the recap and leave your questions in the comment section on Facebook! Don’t forget, we’ll be back on the last Wednesday of this month to cover another marketing topic! Watch the latest episode here:

 

MATTHEW REARDON EARLY LEARNING ACADEMY OPENS IN SAVANNAH
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Matthew Reardon Early Learning Academy will open on August 14th, 2019 at 11500 Middleground Road, Savannah GA, 31419. The Early Learning Academy (ELA) is a place for all children to learn through teacher-guided intentional play, meaningful interactions, and inquisitive exploration. ELA’s goal is to incorporate all children in safe, creative, language-enriched classrooms where learning becomes a fun daily experience. The program is designed to foster all educational and emotional developmental areas for toddlers (18 months) to pre-kindergarten (48-60 months).For more information please visit https://www.savannahtribune.com/articles/matthew-reardon-early-learning-academy-opening-in-savannah/ 
KEVIN O’LEARY TALKS ABOUT WHY COLLEGE ISN’T FOR EVERYONE
(CNBC) Kevin O’Leary, star of ABC’s “Shark Tank” says that going to college isn’t the only route to getting rich. “Be a plumber, they get rich,” he says. “Everybody has to have a plumber, even in a recession.” There are a lot of trade schools that provide a pathway for students to make a lot of money in their futures. Trade schools are usually less than four years and tend to cost less than traditional college options as well. To read the full article, please visit https://www.cnbc.com/2019/05/15/shark-tanks-kevin-oleary-college-not-for-everyone-be-a-plumber.html 
THE COMMUTE FEATURES PARK PLACE OUTREACH EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
(SAVANNAH MORNING NEWS) Julie Wade, executive director of Park Place Outreach Youth Emergency Services talks about teen homelessness in Savannah on Savannah Morning News’ The Commute. Listen to the episode here: https://omny.fm/shows/from-the-newsroom-savannah-now/the-commute-june-26-2019-amy-condon-on-teen-homele
WTC SAVANNAH BOARD MEMBER ELECTED TO WORLD TRADE CENTER ASSOCIATION EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
(SAVANNAH, GA) World Trade Center Savannah Board of Directors Chairman and National Office Systems owner Scott Center was elected to the World Trade Centers Association Executive Committee during the board’s July meeting in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Center was also elected to the Nomination & Compensation Committee and re-elected to the Investment Committee. He has served on the World Trade Centers Association Board of Directors since 2017 and on the World Trade Center Savannah Board of Directors since 2012. For more information, please visit https://www.wtca.org/
 
EFFINGHAM CHAMBER OF COMMERCE SEEKS CEO
(EFFINGHAM CO, GA) The Effingham Chamber of Commerce is seeking a Chief Executive officer. The CEO provides overall supervision and direction for all activities related to administration, programs, finances and strategic plan of the Chamber. The CEO promotes economic growth and health in the Effingham County business community, in alignment with the Chamber’s mission statement. Other key duties include membership cultivation, fundraising, marketing, and community outreach. The position reports directly to the Chamber Board of Directors. Salary range of $60,000-$70,000 with bonus opportunities, health insurance, retirement benefits, paid holidays, vacation/sick/personal days. All inquiries and resumes should be received by August 30th. Email your resume to: EffinghamChamberCEO@gmail.com
ENCOURAGE HEALTH LECTURE TO FOCUS ON FACTS AND FICTIONS OF CBD OIL

(SAVANNAH, GA) The facts and fictions of CBD oil will be the topic when Savannah chiropractor Michael Vaughn takes the podium at the third presentation in the Enmarket Encourage Health Education Series, set for Tuesday, August 27 at the Charles H. Morris Center. Attendance at the lecture is free and a healthy lunch is provided by Enmarket, but reservations are required at healthysavannah.org. The event begins at 11:30 a.m. at the Morris Center, 10 East Broad St. A regular feature of the program is the awarding of grants to nonprofit organizations, and at this session, Union Mission is the recipient. For more information, visit healthysavannah.org/encourage-health-education-series-august-27-2019/

PEACOCK CHRYSLER JEEP DODGE RAM FIAT PRESENTS $5,000 TO KIDS & PROS FOOTBALL CAMP
(JASPER COUNTY, SC) Bluffton’s annual Kids & Pros Youth Football Clinic kicked off on Saturday, July 21, with a $5,000 check presentation from Peacock Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram Fiat. Jill Jauch, Peacock Automotive Marketing Manager, presented the donation to former Atlanta Falcons linebacker and five-time All-Pro selection Keith Brooking, former Atlanta Falcons player Buddy Curry, who is the organization’s executive director, and Brad Schultz, Head of School for Cross Schools. For more information, visit https://www.kidsandpros.com
Peacock Automotive Donation to Kids and Pros

Peacock Automotive Donation to Kids and Pros

LEARN MORE ABOUT BEAUFORT DERMATOLOGY
(WHHI) Pinnacle Medical Group recently acquired Beaufort Dermatology adding its third practice to the group. Dr. Audrey Klenke is the owner of Pinnacle Medical Group and talks about the group as a whole and its newest addition in this WHHI interview: https://youtu.be/qGtTGgWGZYM 

 

HOW TO MAKE A QR CODE
(OPEN FOR BUSINESS®) You’ve probably seen QR codes all around town. For events, for brands, for products. But how do you make one for your own business goals or initiatives? All your questions answered here: https://blog.hubspot.com/blog/tabid/6307/bid/29449/how-to-create-a-qr-code-in-4-quick-steps.aspx
PLEASE MEET DEAN BURNETTE
(SAVANNAH, GA) Do you know Dean Burnette? Dean is the founder and managing broker of Best Business Brokers (B3), as well as, president of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers (GABB) and a member of the Midtown Pickers! A very talented businessman he is, and if you want to learn more, you’re in luck! You can read Dean’s “Please Meet” here: https://carriagetradepr.com/please-meet-dean-burnette-the-founder-and-broker-at-best-business-brokers-b3/
 

Dean Burnette, Best Business Brokers

WELLNESS INSTITUTE CELEBRATES FIFTH ANNIVERSARY WITH SECOND LOCATION

(BLUFFTON AND HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC) As the Wellness Institute prepares to mark its fifth year in business, it is opening a Hilton Head Island satellite office and announcing that all three of its physical therapists have qualified to the fellowship and/or board-certified level. Hours for the new 1,300-square-foot Hilton Head location at 1 New Orleans Road, Suite E, will depend on the demand from its clientele but will start with four afternoons a week. The Wellness Institute is a multi-faceted healthcare facility, headquartered at 100 Okatie Center Blvd. North, that offers physical therapy, rehabilitation, wellness instruction, personal training, massage, Qigong and martial arts instruction, yoga (both group and individual) and physical conditioning for golf and tennis.For more information, visit https://wellnessinstitutesc.com/
AUGUST YAPPY HOUR – THURSDAY, AUGUST 22
(HARDEEVILLE, SC) Join Peacock Subaru and Renegade Paws Rescue for an August Yappy Hour event on Thursday, August 22, from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Peacock Subaru located at Peacock Auto Mall (111 Drivers Way, Hardeeville, SC). Find your perfect new furry friend, bring a donation for the adoptable pups and enjoy live music, appetizers from Serg Catering and door prizes! RSVP to: https://augustyappy.eventbrite.com 
CHRIS TILTON TO SPEAK AT AUGUST POWER HOUR LUNCHEON

(SAVANNAH, GA) Chris Tilton, co-principal of the Dewitt Tilton Group, will present “Metal Buildings: Modern Marvels? Businesses Turning to Budget-Friendly Options for State-of-the-Art Appearances” at the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce’s August Power Hour Luncheon on Tuesday, August 6. The cost to attend for Chamber members is $12.00. The event is also open to prospective Chamber members who can contact Tina Mock at tmock@savannahchamber.com for more information. To register for the luncheon, please visit http://savannah.simpleviewcrm.com/webapi/rsvp/v2/?action=details&noredirect=1&eventId=171

ELLEN B. BOLCH ELECTED PRESIDENT OF THE ROTARY CLUB OF SAVANNAH 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Ellen B. Bolch, President and CEO of THA Group, a family of in-home health companies serving coastal Georgia and South Carolina, has been elected president of the Rotary Club of Savannah. Bolch will be joined on the Rotary Board of Directors by Secretary/Treasurer Harvey J. Gilbert, Sergeant-At-Arms Dale C. Critz, Jr., along with Louisa Abbot, Eddie Culver, Mark Dana, Emily Dickinson, Craig Harney, Sam McCachern, Jamie McCurry, Terri O’Neil, Cecilia Russo Turner, Philip Solomons, Jr., and Trip Tollison. For more information, visit www.savrotary.org

 

DIVA CARE PACKAGES DONATES TO PARK PLACE OUTREACH
(SAVANNAH, GA) Diva Care Packages donated hygiene care packages to the youth at Park Place Outreach Emergency Services. If you’d like to donate or find a way you can help Park Place Outreach, please visit https://www.parkplaceyes.org/how-you-can-help/donations/ 
ADVANCED SEO TECHNIQUES
(OPEN FOR BUSINESS®) You know SEO, but do you know advanced SEO? Knowing the basics isn’t enough. Supercharge your marketing and learn how to utilize advanced SEO: https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/337422 
LATIN PARTY SEPTEMBER 28TH
(SAVANNAH, GA) The awaited Latin party is coming soon! Celebrating its 14th year, La Fiesta Latina will take place on River Street (Rousakis Plaza) on September 28th from 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM. This is a free event open to the Savannah community and surrounding cities. Please email lasosavannah1@gmail.com or call Gustavo Gonzalez at 912.428.6831 for more details. This event is sponsored by Latin American Services Organization (LASO). You can also visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/2110324139083824/ 
$13K DONATION PRESENTED TO BETHESDA ACADEMY
(SAVANNAH, GA) A check was presented to Bethesda Academy on Thursday with funds raised during a car event held by the Oglethorpe Driving Club. This is the third year that the organization has used one of the car events as a scholarship drive. For more information, visit https://www.wtoc.com/2019/07/18/oglethorpe-drive-club-fundraiser-contributes-over-k-bethesda-academy/ 
MARJORIE YOUNG TO PRESENT AT 2019 THRIVE LOWCOUNTRY WOMEN’S CONFERENCE
(HILTON HEAD, SC) Marjorie Young, an award-winning public relations consultant and founder of Carriage Trade Public Relations® Inc., will share five proven strategies for businesses to increase visibility and create positive buzz in the community during the third annual THRIVE Lowcountry Women’s Conference to be held on September 26 on Hilton Head Island, S.C. The premier women’s gathering will focus on enhancing and empowering personal and professional growth. Thought-provoking speakers will network with more than 200 local and visiting women, and special in-depth, skill-based learning workshops will be offered.To register or learn more, please visit https://www.hiltonheadchamber.org/thrive-2019/
DIGICON 2019
(SAVANNAH, GA) The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center (SBDC), a Public Service and Outreach unit of the University of Georgia, and M&R Marketing, invite small business owners and marketing managers to a brand-new digital marketing conference. 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! For more information please contact Liz Overstreet at (912) 651-3200 or go to www.georgiasbdc.org/digicon for a conference brochure and to register online.
 
CAMP BUDDY CAMPERS VISIT BITTY & BEAU’S COFFEE SHOP 
(WTOC) The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society hosted its 11th annual Camp Buddy, and this year, campers had the opportunity to learn more about future opportunities that they might be interested in. Bitty & Beau’s was one of the many activities campers participated in. Learning about employment and gaining advice from their peers, the visit was very educational. Read the full story here: https://www.wtoc.com/2019/07/15/camp-buddy-visits-bitty-beaus/ 
BO BOWEN TALKS ABOUT THE FIRST ANNUAL SAVANNAH FILM ALLIANCE HONORS GALA
(SAVANNAH CEO) Have you heard about the Savannah Film Alliance Honors Gala? The Gala will recognize and honor several key professionals for their invaluable contributions to the local film and television industry. The theme of the event will be “Old Hollywood” and will be held Saturday, September 28, at the new event venue, Victory North, located at 2603 Whitaker Street. This event is open to the public, and tickets are now on sale. Sponsorship opportunities, including the title sponsorship, are available at several levels. For more information on tickets and sponsorships, visit www.SavannahFilmAlliance.org Listen to Bo Bowen, founder of the Savannah Film Alliance, talk about the upcoming event here: http://savannahceo.com/video/2019/07/bo-bowen-talks-about-first-annual-savannah-film-alliance-honors-gala/ 
MEET THE EXPERTS PODCAST SERIES
(SAVANNAH, GA) Brian Judson of Best Business Brokers (B3) Savannah presents a new podcast, “Meet the Experts.” Watch the first episode regarding Economic Opportunity Zones here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wOFKFd7XsHo 
BUSINESS ON THE MOVE – AUGUST 20
(SAVANNAH, GA) Join the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce at Business on the Move on Tuesday, August 20, at Pin Point Heritage Museum. This networking event will be held from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. For more information, please visit http://savannah.simpleviewcrm.com/webapi/rsvp/v2/?action=details&eventid=169 
LSEGA CALLS FOR 2020 NOMINATIONS
(SOUTHEAST GA) Leadership Southeast Georgia, a leadership development program for professionals in a 10-county region, is calling for nominations for its 2020 course. The program fosters relationships among leaders in the region and offers professional development related to critical leadership skills and issues such as conflict resolution, self-awareness, communication and strategic thinking. Applicants may self-nominate or be nominated by Leadership Southeast Georgia alumni, their employers or community leaders. Residents of Bryan, Bulloch, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long, McIntosh and Screven counties are eligible. Nominations should be submitted on the Leadership Southeast Georgia website, http://www.lsega.com/nominate/
LOWCOUNTRY LADIES LUNCHEON TO BE HELD AUGUST 9
(BLUFFTON, SC) Laurie Brown, founder and owner of Aunt Laurie’s, announced the next Lowcountry Ladies Luncheon will once again be held in Bluffton at Venue 1223 on August 9. The event is intended to help support local women owned businesses and to help women network in effort to grow personally and professionally. The event will also offer vendors for selling products and services.Attendees will enjoy a delicious lunch at noon with ample time for networking and meeting new friends. Local women business owners will have vendor displays and guests will have time for shopping before and after lunch. Bringing business cards for networking and prize drawings is highly recommended.Registration is now open, and seating is limited. Tickets are $30 each and can be purchased online at https://g.co/kgs/bPu1ZS
MEET TINA
(SAVANNAH, GA) Coastal Pet Rescue introduces Tina! Victor is a 2-year-old female domestic short hair. If you’re looking for a fun cat, Tina is the one for you. She’s not fond of the camera, but my will she do some photo-worthy things! For more information on Tina or any of Coastal Pet Rescue’s other cats and dogs for adoption, please visit http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2018-c-111-tina/ 

Award-Winning PR Executive to Lead Word-of-Mouth Strategy Workshop at THRIVE Lowcountry Women’s Conference

Award-Winning PR Executive to Lead Word-of-Mouth Strategy Workshop at THRIVE Lowcountry Women’s Conference

(HILTON HEAD, SC/SAVANNAH, GA) Marjorie Young, an award-winning public relations consultant and founder of Carriage Trade Public Relations® Inc., will share five proven strategies for businesses to increase visibility and create positive buzz in the community during the third Annual THRIVE Lowcountry Women’s Conference to be held in September on Hilton Head Island, S.C.

Marjorie Young, Carriage Trade Public Relations® Inc.,

Marjorie Young, Carriage Trade Public Relations® Inc.,

The premier women’s gathering will focus on enhancing and empowering personal and professional growth. Thought-provoking speakers will network with more than 200 local and visiting women, and special in-depth, skill-based learning workshops will be offered.

This year’s keynote speaker is South Carolina Lt. Gov. Pamela Evette. Prior to being elected the first Republican lieutenant governor, she was the CEO of Quality Business Solutions.

The conference will also offer special in-depth, skill-based learning workshops in hands-on settings with experts.

Young, who was last year’s keynote speaker, will lead this year’s participants in creating a yearly public relations plan using her signature Reputation Matrix™ method during an interactive 2.5-hour workshop.

“More than 90 percent of new business comes from word-of-mouth,” said Young. “This message is particularly important for small business owners and women entrepreneurs to ingest. The best way to grow your business is to network with other like-minded business owners and organizations that can complement your corporate goals and strategic direction.”

The Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce acclaimed Young as its Small Business Advocate of the Year in 2017. She was also named the organization’s Entrepreneur of the Year in 2006 and her Savannah-based firm that specializes in reputation management was recognized by the Savannah Morning News as Small Business of the Year in 2013. She will celebrate the 25th anniversary of Carriage Trade Public Relations in 2020.

Young earned a degree in Journalism from the University of Maryland and is also certified in crisis communication.

THRIVE will kick off on Sept. 26 at the Hilton Head Marriott Resort & Spa on Hilton Head Island with VIP workshops from 12:30 to 3 p.m. and the THRIVE Women’s Business Pitch Competition from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. A welcome reception will be held from 6 to 8 p.m.

The conference will continue on Sept. 27 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with breakout sessions featuring a variety of relevant topics such as workforce development, social media, women’s health, and business panels with local, successful business owners. The event will again be emceed by WSAV TV news anchor, Tina Tyus-Shaw.

To register or learn more, please visit https://www.hiltonheadchamber.org/thrive-2019/

ABOUT CARRIAGE TRADE PUBLIC RELATIONS®, INC. Carriage Trade Public Relations®, Inc. is Savannah’s premiere reputation management company. Founded in 1995 by Marjorie Young to help businesses increase their positive word of mouth in the community and globally online through its trademarked strategy, the REPUTATION MATRIX™ method.

MEDIA CONTACT
Elizabeth Poole
Director of Communications
Carriage Trade Public Relations®
Cecilia Russo Marketing
www.carriagetradepr.com
www.crussomarketing.com

(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNITY HEADLINES, JULY 29, 2019

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ENCOURAGE HEALTH LECTURE TO FOCUS ON FACTS AND FICTIONS OF CBD OIL

(SAVANNAH, GA) The facts and fictions of CBD oil will be the topic when Savannah chiropractor Michael Vaughn takes the podium at the third presentation in the Enmarket Encourage Health Education Series, set for Tuesday, August 27 at the Charles H. Morris Center. Attendance at the lecture is free and a healthy lunch is provided by Enmarket, but reservations are required at healthysavannah.org. The event begins at 11:30 a.m. at the Morris Center, 10 East Broad St. A regular feature of the program is the awarding of grants to nonprofit organizations, and at this session, Union Mission is the recipient. For more information, visit healthysavannah.org/encourage-health-education-series-august-27-2019/

PEACOCK CHRYSLER JEEP DODGE RAM FIAT PRESENTS $5,000 TO KIDS & PROS FOOTBALL CAMP

(JASPER COUNTY, SC) Bluffton’s annual Kids & Pros Youth Football Clinic kicked off on Saturday, July 21, with a $5,000 check presentation from Peacock Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram Fiat. Jill Jauch, Peacock Automotive Marketing Manager, presented the donation to former Atlanta Falcons linebacker and five-time All-Pro selection Keith Brooking, former Atlanta Falcons player Buddy Curry, who is the organization’s executive director, and Brad Schultz, Head of School for Cross Schools. For more information, visit https://www.kidsandpros.com

Peacock Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram Fiat sponsored Kids & Pros Inc.’s football clinic at Cross Schools on July 21. The dealership presented a check for $5,000 at the event in Bluffton. Pictured from left: Jill Jauch, Peacock Automotive Marketing Manager; Keith Brooking, Kids & Pros Partner and Cross Schools Football Coach; Brad Schultz, Head of School for Cross Schools; Buddy Curry, Executive Director of Kids & Pros.

LEARN MORE ABOUT BEAUFORT DERMATOLOGY

(WHHI) Pinnacle Medical Group recently acquired Beaufort Dermatology adding its third practice to the group. Dr. Audrey Klenke is the owner of Pinnacle Medical Group and talks about the group as a whole and its newest addition in this WHHI interview:

PLEASE MEET DEAN BURNETTE

(SAVANNAH, GA) Do you know Dean Burnette? Dean is the founder and managing broker of Best Business Brokers (B3), as well as, president of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers (GABB) and a member of the Midtown Pickers! A very talented businessman he is, and if you want to learn more, you’re in luck! You can read Dean’s “Please Meet” here: https://carriagetradepr.com/please-meet-dean-burnette-the-founder-and-broker-at-best-business-brokers-b3/

Dean Burnette, Best Business Brokers
Dean Burnette, Best Business Brokers

WELLNESS INSTITUTE CELEBRATES FIFTH ANNIVERSARY WITH SECOND LOCATION

(BLUFFTON AND HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC) As the Wellness Institute prepares to mark its fifth year in business, it is opening a Hilton Head Island satellite office and announcing that all three of its physical therapists have qualified to the fellowship and/or board-certified level.Hours for the new 1,300-square-foot Hilton Head location at 1 New Orleans Road, Suite E, will depend on the demand from its clientele but will start with four afternoons a week. The Wellness Institute is a multi-faceted healthcare facility, headquartered at 100 Okatie Center Blvd. North, that offers physical therapy, rehabilitation, wellness instruction, personal training, massage, Qigong and martial arts instruction, yoga (both group and individual) and physical conditioning for golf and tennis.For more information, visit https://wellnessinstitutesc.com/

OPPORTUNITY TO WIN $10K IN START-UP CASH AND SERVICES – DEADLINE EXTENDED 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Have an idea for a unique, exciting new product or service? Consider entering Savannah SCORE’s “BizPitch Savannah™ 2019” entrepreneurial competition. A kinder, gentler version of the infamous “Shark Tank,” aspiring Savannah area entrepreneurs will be able to pitch their new business ideas to a panel of judges for the chance to win over $10,000 in cash and professional business services to help launch their new business. Applications will be accepted through an extended deadline of Sunday, August 4, at 9:00 p.m. For more information, please visit http://bizpitchsavannah.com  

AUGUST YAPPY HOUR – THURSDAY, AUGUST 22

(HARDEEVILLE, SC) Join Peacock Subaru and Renegade Paws Rescue for an August Yappy Hour event on Thursday, August 22, from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Peacock Subaru located at Peacock Auto Mall (111 Drivers Way, Hardeeville, SC). Find your perfect new furry friend, bring a donation for the adoptable pups and enjoy live music, appetizers from Serg Catering and door prizes! RSVP to: https://augustyappy.eventbrite.com 

CHRIS TILTON TO SPEAK AT AUGUST POWER HOUR LUNCHEON

(SAVANNAH, GA) Chris Tilton, co-principal of the Dewitt Tilton Group, will present “Metal Buildings: Modern Marvels? Businesses Turning to Budget-Friendly Options for State-of-the-Art Appearances” at the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce’s August Power Hour Luncheon on Tuesday, August 6. The cost to attend for Chamber members is $12.00. The event is also open to prospective Chamber members who can contact Tina Mock at tmock@savannahchamber.com for more information. To register for the luncheon, please visit http://savannah.simpleviewcrm.com/webapi/rsvp/v2/?action=details&noredirect=1&eventId=171

Chris Tilton, Dewitt Tilton Group, a Commercial Construction Company
Chris Tilton, Dewitt Tilton Group, a Commercial Construction Company

ELLEN B. BOLCH ELECTED PRESIDENT OF THE ROTARY CLUB OF SAVANNAH 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Ellen B. Bolch, President and CEO of THA Group, a family of in-home health companies serving coastal Georgia and South Carolina, has been elected president of the Rotary Club of Savannah. Bolch will be joined on the Rotary Board of Directors by Secretary/Treasurer Harvey J. Gilbert, Sergeant-At-Arms Dale C. Critz, Jr., along with Louisa Abbot, Eddie Culver, Mark Dana, Emily Dickinson, Craig Harney, Sam McCachern, Jamie McCurry, Terri O’Neil, Cecilia Russo Turner, Philip Solomons, Jr., and Trip Tollison. For more information, visit www.savrotary.org

DIVA CARE PACKAGES DONATES TO PARK PLACE OUTREACH

(SAVANNAH, GA) Diva Care Packages donated hygiene care packages to the youth at Park Place Outreach Emergency Services. If you’d like to donate or find a way you can help Park Place Outreach, please visit https://www.parkplaceyes.org/how-you-can-help/donations/ 

LATIN PARTY SEPTEMBER 28TH

(SAVANNAH, GA) The awaited Latin party is coming soon! Celebrating its 14th year, La Fiesta Latina will take place on River Street (Rousakis Plaza) on September 28th from 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM. This is a free event open to the Savannah community and surrounding cities. Please email lasosavannah1@gmail.com or call Gustavo Gonzalez at 912.428.6831 for more details. This event is sponsored by Latin American Services Organization (LASO). You can also visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/2110324139083824/ 

LEARN MORE ABOUT SKIN CANCER TECHNOLOGY

(WJCL) Have you ever had a biopsy taken on a suspicious sun spot or mole? The Vivascope 1500 is the latest skin cancer detection technology. With no need for razors or needles, the Vivascope 1500 is painless and takes very little time to return results to patients. The Vivascope 1500 is offered at Pinnacle Plastic Surgery in Bluffton, South Carolina. Learn more and watch Dr. Klenke, owner of Pinnacle Plastic Surgery, on WJCL talking about the new technology here: https://www.wjcl.com/article/new-non-invasive-imaging-system-is-changing-the-way-doctors-detect-skin-cancer/28441559

$13K DONATION PRESENTED TO BETHESDA ACADEMY

(SAVANNAH, GA) A check was presented to Bethesda Academy on Thursday with funds raised during a car event held by the Oglethorpe Driving Club. This is the third year that the organization has used one of the car events as a scholarship drive. For more information, visit https://www.wtoc.com/2019/07/18/oglethorpe-drive-club-fundraiser-contributes-over-k-bethesda-academy/ 

MARJORIE YOUNG TO PRESENT AT 2019 THRIVE LOWCOUNTRY WOMEN’S CONFERENCE

(HILTON HEAD, SC) Marjorie Young, an award-winning public relations consultant and founder of Carriage Trade Public Relations® Inc., will share five proven strategies for businesses to increase visibility and create positive buzz in the community during the third annual THRIVE Lowcountry Women’s Conference to be held in September on Hilton Head Island, S.C. The premier women’s gathering will focus on enhancing and empowering personal and professional growth. Thought-provoking speakers will network with more than 200 local and visiting women, and special in-depth, skill-based learning workshops will be offered.To register or learn more, please visit https://www.hiltonheadchamber.org/thrive-2019/

Marjorie Young
Marjorie Young

DIGICON 2019

(SAVANNAH, GA) The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center (SBDC), a Public Service and Outreach unit of the University of Georgia, and M&R Marketing, invite small business owners and marketing managers to a brand-new digital marketing conference. 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! For more information please contact Liz Overstreet at (912) 651-3200 or go to www.georgiasbdc.org/digicon for a conference brochure and to register online.

CAMP BUDDY CAMPERS VISIT BITTY & BEAU’S COFFEE SHOP 

(WTOC) The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society hosted its 11th annual Camp Buddy, and this year, campers had the opportunity to learn more about future opportunities that they might be interested in. Bitty & Beau’s was one of the many activities campers participated in. Learning about employment and gaining advice from their peers, the visit was very educational. Read the full story here: https://www.wtoc.com/2019/07/15/camp-buddy-visits-bitty-beaus/ 

BO BOWEN TALKS ABOUT THE FIRST ANNUAL SAVANNAH FILM ALLIANCE HONORS GALA

(SAVANNAH CEO) Have you heard about the Savannah Film Alliance Honors Gala? The Gala will recognize and honor several key professionals for their invaluable contributions to the local film and television industry. The theme of the event will be “Old Hollywood” and will be held Saturday, September 28, at the new event venue, Victory North, located at 2603 Whitaker Street. This event is open to the public, and tickets are now on sale. Sponsorship opportunities, including the title sponsorship, are available at several levels. For more information on tickets and sponsorships, visit www.SavannahFilmAlliance.org Listen to Bo Bowen, founder of the Savannah Film Alliance, talk about the upcoming event here: http://savannahceo.com/video/2019/07/bo-bowen-talks-about-first-annual-savannah-film-alliance-honors-gala/ 

Savannah Film Alliance Honors Gala
Savannah Film Alliance Honors Gala

PEACOCK AUTOMOTIVE PAYS IT FORWARD TO HELP NON-PROFITS

(JASPER COUNTY, SC) Peacock Automotive created Pay It Forward to empower people who make a difference to continue doing what they do best. The program highlights the hard work of people who “Pay It Forward” and recognizes them with a token of appreciation, allowing them to take that next step to further their cause. Every two weeks, Peacock Automotive will bring you a new recipient, someone who has shown that they care about their community and highlighting their hard work in the Lowcountry and Coastal Empire. Look out for Pay It Forward segments on WSAV’s The Bridge or learn more here: https://www.wsav.com/payitforward/ 

HOW COLOR CHANGES THE PERCEPTION OF YOUR MESSAGE

(OPEN FOR BUSINESS®) Are you using color strategically? Did you know that certain hues, shades and tones can be better-fitting for your brand? Consider these insights to help you decide on your ideal palette: http://www.publicrelationstoday.com/?open-article-id=10930594&article-title=infographic–how-color-changes-the-perception-of-your-message&blog-domain=prdaily.com&blog-title=pr-daily

MEET THE EXPERTS PODCAST SERIES

(SAVANNAH, GA) Brian Judson of Best Business Brokers (B3) Savannah presents a new podcast, “Meet the Experts.” Watch the first episode regarding Economic Opportunity Zones here:

PROTECT YOUR IDEAS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Legal disputes occur in the entertainment industry as well. Individual writers, photographers and creative talent need to know the rights and ownership of creative work. For more tips and information, visit http://www.thebowenlawgroup.com/

FIVE TRENDS IMPACTING THE MARKETING LANDSCAPE IN 2019

(FORBES) We’re halfway through the year, and now is a good time to reassess the trends developing in the marketing industry. What are the five trends in marketing gaining steam this year? Check out this article in Forbes to find out: https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbesagencycouncil/2019/07/19/five-trends-impacting-the-marketing-landscape-in-2019/#54baa9cecbb5 

JULY OPEN FOR BUSINESS® ANNOUNCED

(OPEN FOR BUSINESS®) The July session of our monthly Open for Business® will be held on Wednesday, July 31, via Facebook live. This month’s topic? 6 ways to up your storytelling game. Join the conversation at noon on the 31st and find more information here: https://www.facebook.com/events/346955512641096/ 

BUSINESS ON THE MOVE – AUGUST 20

(SAVANNAH, GA) Join the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce at Business on the Move on Tuesday, August 20, at Pin Point Heritage Museum. This networking event will be held from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. For more information, please visit http://savannah.simpleviewcrm.com/webapi/rsvp/v2/?action=details&eventid=169 

BECOME A WOMENHEART CHAMPION

(SAVANNAH, GA) WomenHeart of Savannah is recruiting women heart patients who are interested in becoming a WomenHeart Champion through training at the WomenHeart Science & Leadership Symposium October 11-13 at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. All lodging, meals and materials are covered by WomenHeart. Travel scholarships are also available. Join Savannah WomenHeart Champions Nichelle Hoskins, Edna Jackson, Lizann Roberts, and Murem Sharpe to serve as a Support Network Coordinator or Community Educator. We reach out to women heart patients and women at risk in Southeast Georgia at our support group meetings, health fairs, and community and employer meetings. To learn more call 912-388-1836 or email womenheartsavannah@gmail.com. WomenHeart is the leading national coalition for women’s heart health. Visit www.womenheart.org 

LSEGA CALLS FOR 2020 NOMINATIONS

(SOUTHEAST GA) Leadership Southeast Georgia, a leadership development program for professionals in a 10-county region, is calling for nominations for its 2020 course. The program fosters relationships among leaders in the region and offers professional development related to critical leadership skills and issues such as conflict resolution, self-awareness, communication and strategic thinking. Applicants may self-nominate or be nominated by Leadership Southeast Georgia alumni, their employers or community leaders. Residents of Bryan, Bulloch, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long, McIntosh and Screven counties are eligible. Nominations should be submitted on the Leadership Southeast Georgia website, http://www.lsega.com/nominate/

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Leadership Southeast Georgia

LOWCOUNTRY LADIES LUNCHEON TO BE HELD AUGUST 9

(BLUFFTON, SC) Laurie Brown, founder and owner of Aunt Laurie’s, announced the next Lowcountry Ladies Luncheon will once again be held in Bluffton at Venue 1223 on August 9. The event is intended to help support local women owned businesses and to help women network in effort to grow personally and professionally. The event will also offer vendors for selling products and services.Attendees will enjoy a delicious lunch at noon with ample time for networking and meeting new friends. Local women business owners will have vendor displays and guests will have time for shopping before and after lunch. Bringing business cards for networking and prize drawings is highly recommended.Registration is now open, and seating is limited. Tickets are $30 each and can be purchased online at https://g.co/kgs/bPu1ZS

MEET VICTOR VAN DOOM

(SAVANNAH, GA) Coastal Pet Rescue introduces Victor Van Doom! Victor is a 7-week-old Basenji and Chihuahua mix who loves to snuggle! Because Victor is so little, we haven’t quite figured out his personality, but we do know he is a feisty little guy! For more information on Victor Van Doom or any of Coastal Pet Rescue’s other cats and dogs for adoption, please visit http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2019-d-142-victor-van-doom/ 

(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, July 22, 2019

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AUGUST YAPPY HOUR – THURSDAY, AUGUST 22

(HARDEEVILLE, SC) Join Peacock Subaru and Renegade Paws Rescue for an August Yappy Hour event on Thursday, August 22, from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Peacock Subaru located at Peacock Auto Mall (111 Drivers Way, Hardeeville, SC). Find your perfect new furry friend, bring a donation for the adoptable pups and enjoy live music, appetizers from Serg Catering and door prizes! RSVP to: https://augustyappy.eventbrite.com 

CHRIS TILTON TO SPEAK AT AUGUST POWER HOUR LUNCHEON

(SAVANNAH, GA) Chris Tilton, co-principal of the Dewitt Tilton Group, will present “Metal Buildings: Modern Marvels? Businesses Turning to Budget-Friendly Options for State-of-the-Art Appearances” at the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce’s August Power Hour Luncheon on Tuesday, August 6. The cost to attend for Chamber members is $12.00. The event is also open to prospective Chamber members who can contact Tina Mock at tmock@savannahchamber.com for more information. To register for the luncheon, please visit http://savannah.simpleviewcrm.com/webapi/rsvp/v2/?action=details&noredirect=1&eventId=171


LEARN MORE ABOUT SKIN CANCER TECHNOLOGY

(WJCL) Have you ever had a biopsy taken on a suspicious sun spot or mole? The Vivascope 1500 is the latest skin cancer detection technology. With no need for razors or needles, the Vivascope 1500 is painless and takes very little time to return results to patients. The Vivascope 1500 is offered at Pinnacle Plastic Surgery in Bluffton, South Carolina. Learn more and watch Dr. Klenke, owner of Pinnacle Plastic Surgery, on WJCL talking about the new technology here:


$13K DONATION PRESENTED TO BETHESDA ACADEMY

(SAVANNAH, GA) A check was presented to Bethesda Academy on Thursday with funds raised during a car event held by the Oglethorpe Driving Club. This is the third year that the organization has used one of the car events as a scholarship drive. For more information, visit https://www.wtoc.com/2019/07/18/oglethorpe-drive-club-fundraiser-contributes-over-k-bethesda-academy/ 

MARJORIE YOUNG TO PRESENT AT 2019 THRIVE LOWCOUNTRY WOMEN’S CONFERENCE

(HILTON HEAD, SC) Marjorie Young, an award-winning public relations consultant and founder of Carriage Trade Public Relations® Inc., will share five proven strategies for businesses to increase visibility and create positive buzz in the community during the third annual THRIVE Lowcountry Women’s Conference to be held in September on Hilton Head Island, S.C. The premier women’s gathering will focus on enhancing and empowering personal and professional growth. Thought-provoking speakers will network with more than 200 local and visiting women, and special in-depth, skill-based learning workshops will be offered.To register or learn more, please visit https://www.hiltonheadchamber.org/thrive-2019/

CAMP BUDDY CAMPERS VISIT BITTY & BEAU’S COFFEE SHOP 

(WTOC) The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society hosted its 11th annual Camp Buddy, and this year, campers had the opportunity to learn more about future opportunities that they might be interested in. Bitty & Beau’s was one of the many activities campers participated in. Learning about employment and gaining advice from their peers, the visit was very educational. Read the full story here: https://www.wtoc.com/2019/07/15/camp-buddy-visits-bitty-beaus/ 

BO BOWEN TALKS ABOUT THE FIRST ANNUAL SAVANNAH FILM ALLIANCE HONORS GALA

(SAVANNAH CEO) Have you heard about the Savannah Film Alliance Honors Gala? The Gala will recognize and honor several key professionals for their invaluable contributions to the local film and television industry. The theme of the event will be “Old Hollywood” and will be held Saturday, September 28, at the new event venue, Victory North, located at 2603 Whitaker Street. This event is open to the public, and tickets are now on sale. Sponsorship opportunities, including the title sponsorship, are available at several levels. For more information on tickets and sponsorships, visit www.SavannahFilmAlliance.org Listen to Bo Bowen, founder of the Savannah Film Alliance, talk about the upcoming event here: http://savannahceo.com/video/2019/07/bo-bowen-talks-about-first-annual-savannah-film-alliance-honors-gala/ 

PEACOCK AUTOMOTIVE PAYS IT FORWARD TO HELP NON-PROFITS

(JASPER COUNTY, SC) Peacock Automotive created Pay It Forward to empower people who make a difference to continue doing what they do best. The program highlights the hard work of people who “Pay It Forward” and recognizes them with a token of appreciation, allowing them to take that next step to further their cause. Every two weeks, Peacock Automotive will bring you a new recipient, someone who has shown that they care about their community and highlighting their hard work in the Lowcountry and Coastal Empire. Look out for Pay It Forward segments on WSAV’s The Bridge or learn more here: https://www.wsav.com/payitforward/ 

HOW COLOR CHANGES THE PERCEPTION OF YOUR MESSAGE

(OPEN FOR BUSINESS®) Are you using color strategically? Did you know that certain hues, shades and tones can be better-fitting for your brand? Consider these insights to help you decide on your ideal palette: http://www.publicrelationstoday.com/?open-article-id=10930594&article-title=infographic–how-color-changes-the-perception-of-your-message&blog-domain=prdaily.com&blog-title=pr-daily

MEET THE EXPERTS PODCAST SERIES

(SAVANNAH, GA) Brian Judson of Best Business Brokers (B3) Savannah presents a new podcast, “Meet the Experts.” Watch the first episode regarding Economic Opportunity Zones here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wOFKFd7XsHo 

PROTECT YOUR IDEAS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Legal disputes occur in the entertainment industry as well. Individual writers, photographers and creative talent need to know the rights and ownership of creative work. For more tips and information, visit http://www.thebowenlawgroup.com/

BREWS FOR A CAUSE – JULY 25

(SAVANNAH, GA) Join South Magazine for their July Brews for a Cause on July 25, from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. at Churchill’s Savannah. Network with complimentary craft beer from Southern Eagle GA. The event will feature a silent auction, and all proceeds will benefit the Ronald McDonald House of the Coastal Empire. Mark your calendars and find more information here: https://www.facebook.com/events/415666689159916/?active_tab=about 

FIVE TRENDS IMPACTING THE MARKETING LANDSCAPE IN 2019

(FORBES) We’re halfway through the year, and now is a good time to reassess the trends developing in the marketing industry. What are the five trends in marketing gaining steam this year? Check out this article in Forbes to find out: https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbesagencycouncil/2019/07/19/five-trends-impacting-the-marketing-landscape-in-2019/#54baa9cecbb5 

THE DIFFERENT FACETS OF THE DEWITT TILTON GROUP

(SAVANNAH CEO) Have you heard of the Dewitt Tilton Group? Even if you have, you may not know the full variety of the services they offer. Chris Tilton, co-principal of the Dewitt Tilton Group discusses the different facets of the company in this Savannah CEO video interview: http://savannahceo.com/video/2019/07/chris-tilton-dewitt-tilton-group-different-facets-their-services/ 

CANCER PATIENTS PRESENTED BLANKETS AND CRAFT KITS

(HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC) Peacock Subaru again partnered with Subaru of America and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) to support cancer patients through the donation of blankets and craft kits at two Lowcountry cancer centers. Blanket donations were given to adult cancer patients to keep warm during their chemotherapy treatments, and craft kits were delivered to children. Visitors to the Peacock Subaru dealership were given an opportunity to write a message of hope and encouragement to patients. The blankets and messages were delivered to Radiation Oncology and South Carolina Cancer Specialists. For the full story, please visit https://www.wtoc.com/2019/07/09/national-auto-dealer-holds-donation-drive-cancer-patients/

 


THE STORY OF AN UNEXPECTED SALE

(SAVANNAH, GA) Dean Burnette, managing broker at Best Business Brokers (B3) of Savannah, discusses the story of an unexpected business sale in this YouTube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SsB6T3OW8eQ&feature=youtu.be 

PARK PLACE OUTREACH STRENGTHENS TEENS AND THEIR FUTURES

(SAVANNAH MORNING NEWS) Park Place Outreach Youth Emergency Services is working hard to change the futures for Savannah youth who find themselves in need of Park Place’s help. Reaching beyond the needs of only the teens, Park Place’s FAM program, started in October, offers additional services to help families stay together in times of need. To read the full story, please visit https://www.dosavannah.com/entertainmentlife/20190713/new-outreach-at-park-place-strengthens-teens-their-futures 

ATTENTION SAVANNAH BUSINESSES

(SAVANNAH, GA) Have an idea for a unique, exciting new product or service? Consider entering Savannah SCORE’s “BizPitch Savannah™ 2019” entrepreneurial competition. A kinder, gentler version of the infamous “Shark Tank,” aspiring Savannah area entrepreneurs will be able to pitch their new business ideas to a panel of judges for the chance to win over $10,000 in cash and professional business services to help launch their new business. Applications will be accepted through midnight, July 29. For more information, please visit http://bizpitchsavannah.com 

SAVANNAH JOURNALISTS LEAVE LASTING LEGACY

(SAVANNAH, GA) Do you know about the Savannah Morning News’ extensive and unique history? Read all about it here: https://www.savannahnow.com/opinion/20190711/editorial-savannah-journalists-leave-lasting-legacy 

JULY OPEN FOR BUSINESS® ANNOUNCED

(OPEN FOR BUSINESS®) The July session of our monthly Open for Business® will be held on Wednesday, July 31, via Facebook live. This month’s topic? 6 ways to up your storytelling game. Join the conversation at noon on the 31st and find more information here: https://www.facebook.com/events/346955512641096/ 

BUSINESS ON THE MOVE – AUGUST 20

(SAVANNAH, GA) Join the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce at Business on the Move on Tuesday, August 20, at Pin Point Heritage Museum. This networking event will be held from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. For more information, please visit http://savannah.simpleviewcrm.com/webapi/rsvp/v2/?action=details&eventid=169 

SOCIAL MEDIA CHANGING PERCEPTION ON PLASTIC SURGERY

(PINNACLE PLASTIC SURGERY) Thanks to Snapchat and Instagram “pretty” filters, it’s easy to imagine what you would look like with larger eyes, a flatter nose, and fuller lips. A new study from Johns Hopkins researchers in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) finds that social media might not just be distorting how we want to look in the digital realm. It could also be related to how we feel about plastic surgery. Read the study here: LINK.

BECOME A WOMENHEART CHAMPION

(SAVANNAH, GA) WomenHeart of Savannah is recruiting women heart patients who are interested in becoming a WomenHeart Champion through training at the WomenHeart Science & Leadership Symposium October 11-13 at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. All lodging, meals and materials are covered by WomenHeart. Travel scholarships are also available. Join Savannah WomenHeart Champions Nichelle Hoskins, Edna Jackson, Lizann Roberts, and Murem Sharpe to serve as a Support Network Coordinator or Community Educator. We reach out to women heart patients and women at risk in Southeast Georgia at our support group meetings, health fairs, and community and employer meetings. To learn more call 912-388-1836 or email womenheartsavannah@gmail.com. WomenHeart is the leading national coalition for women’s heart health. Visit www.womenheart.org 

LSEGA CALL FOR 2020 NOMINATIONS

(SOUTHEAST GA) Leadership Southeast Georgia, a leadership development program for professionals in a 10-county region, is calling for nominations for its 2020 course. The program fosters relationships among leaders in the region and offers professional development related to critical leadership skills and issues such as conflict resolution, self-awareness, communication and strategic thinking. Applicants may self-nominate or be nominated by Leadership Southeast Georgia alumni, their employers or community leaders. Residents of Bryan, Bulloch, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long, McIntosh and Screven counties are eligible. Nominations should be submitted on the Leadership Southeast Georgia website, http://www.lsega.com/nominate/

ENMARKET DIRECTOR APPOINTED TO LLS GEORGIA BOARD OF TRUSTEES

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Georgia Chapter is pleased to announce the appointment of Sean Fatzinger of Enmarket, to its Board of Trustees. Fatzinger joins a group of 18 fellow Trustees to provide strategic guidance, financial oversight, and fundraising assistance for LLS. Please visit www.lls.org/ga for more information. For information on Enmarket, visit http://enmarket.com/

GOLFING FOR HOSPICE SAVANNAH 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Robbie Smith Golf Outing is at the Club at Savannah Harbor on Saturday, August 10, and the Hospice Savannah Golf Tournament presented by USI Insurance Services will be at the Landings Club’s Plantation course on Friday, September 6. Full sponsorship and registration information HERE


SECOND LECTURE OF 2019 ENMARKET ENCOURAGE HEALTH SERIES FOCUSES ON FOOD INSECURITY

(SAVANNAH, GA) Food insecurity issues in Savannah was the focus of the second presentation of the 2019 Enmarket Encourage Health Series. The presenter was Desirae Suggs, a former Peace Corps volunteer in Costa Rica who is studying to become a registered dietitian. She is a certified personal trainer who has an interest in nutrition and fitness following weight problems she faced earlier in her life. To watch the full lecture, please visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wWf6iNHDLdw 

LOWCOUNTRY LADIES LUNCHEON TO BE HELD AUGUST 9

(BLUFFTON, SC) Laurie Brown, founder and owner of Aunt Laurie’s, announced the next Lowcountry Ladies Luncheon will once again be held in Bluffton at Venue 1223 on August 9. The event is intended to help support local women owned businesses and to help women network in effort to grow personally and professionally. The event will also offer vendors for selling products and services.Attendees will enjoy a delicious lunch at noon with ample time for networking and meeting new friends. Local women business owners will have vendor displays and guests will have time for shopping before and after lunch. Bringing business cards for networking and prize drawings is highly recommended.Registration is now open, and seating is limited. Tickets are $30 each and can be purchased online at https://g.co/kgs/bPu1ZS

MEET LILLY

(SAVANNAH, GA) Coastal Pet Rescue introduces Lilly! Lilly is a 3-year-old outdoor cat who was left behind when her former family moved. She is the sweetest little lover and does great indoors or out. Lilly is a little uncertain of dogs, but we think she’ll warm up just fine with proper introductions. For more information on Lilly or any of Coastal Pet Rescue’s other cats and dogs for adoption, please visit   http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2018-c-129-lilly/