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

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THE SECOND ANNUAL ROYAL FLUSH CASINO NIGHT

 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Roto-Rooter Plumbers of Savannah held its Second Annual Royal Flush Casino Night on Thursday, Feb. 27, to benefit the Coastal Empire Habitat for Humanity. The casino-themed party took place at the Savannah Station, featuring heavy hors-d’oeuvres, an open bar, live music by the Mainstreet Dance Band and complimentary casino games including Blackjack, Roulette, Craps, Texas Hold’em and Wheel of Fortune. For photos from the event or more information, visit https://www.wsav.com/photo-galleries/photo-gallery-roto-rooter-plumbers-royal-flush-casino-night/ and https://www.savannahnow.com/photogallery/GA/20200228/NEWS/228009998/PH/1.

 

 

3RD ANNUAL SAVANNAH ROTARY READ-IN CALLS FOR VOLUNTEERS

 

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

 

CARRIAGE TRADE PUBLIC RELATIONS® MARKS 25TH ANNIVERSARY

 

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

 

 

LSEGA 2020 PROGRAM HOLDS FIRST SESSION IN GLYNN COUNTY

 

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

 

 

PLASTICS MAKES PERFECT PODCAST COVERS ALL THINGS MOMMY MAKEOVERS

 

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

 

25 TIPS FOR BUILDING YOUR BRAND AND BUSINESS

 

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

 

DIGICON THE SERIES, FIRST SESSION BEGINS MARCH 24, 2020

 

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

 

 

PEACOCK FORD OPENS RENOVATED SPACES IN ORLANDO DEALERSHIP

 

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

 

 

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

 

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

 

LOWCOUNTRY DOWN SYNDROME SOCIETY CALLS FOR NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS NOMINATIONS 

 

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

 

 

NEW DEVELOPMENT OFF TOWNE CENTER DRIVE IN POOLER

 

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

 

 

TYBEE ISLAND MARITIME ACADEMY SUPPORTS PARK PLACE OUTREACH

 

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

 

 

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

 

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

 

RMH DRESS DRIVE MARCH 7

 

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

 

“JEWELS AND JEANS” EVENT

 

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

 

 

MOUTH HEALTH

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

UNION MISSION ANNOUNCES KEYNOTE SPEAKER

 

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

 

MEET HOLIDAY

 

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

 

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

Savannah’s

 

COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES

 

The Local Newswire

 

THE SECOND ANNUAL ROYAL FLUSH CASINO NIGHT IS THIS THURSDAY

 

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

 

 

LSEGA 2020 PROGRAM HOLDS FIRST SESSION IN GLYNN COUNTY

 

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

 

 

PLASTICS MAKES PERFECT PODCAST COVERS ALL THINGS MOMMY MAKEOVERS

 

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

 

BETHESDA WINS PLAYOFF OPENER

 

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

 

PINNACLE MEDICAL GROUP HOSTS BEAUTY, BUBBLES AND BITES

 

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

 

 

LEADERSHIP SOUTHEAST GEORGIA CLASS OF 2020 ANNOUNCED

 

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

 

LSEGA Class of 2020
LSEGA Class of 2020

 

ENMARKET HIRES DIRECTOR OF FOOD SERVICE

 

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

 

 

PEACOCK FORD OPENS RENOVATED SPACES IN ORLANDO DEALERSHIP

 

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

 

 

ZUNZIFEST BENEFITS PARK PLACE OUTREACH ON FEB 26

 

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

 

 

UNION MISSION ANNOUNCES KEYNOTE SPEAKER

 

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

 

BETHESDA ACADEMY SENIOR RECEIVES SCHOLARSHIP FROM SAVANNAH STATE UNIVERSITY

 

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

 

 

LOWCOUNTRY DOWN SYNDROME SOCIETY CALLS FOR NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS NOMINATIONS 

 

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

 

 

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

 

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

“JEWELS AND JEANS” EVENT

 

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

 

 

PARK PLACE OUTREACH HOSTED 36TH ANNUAL GALA

 

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

 

 

TIPS FOR HEALTHY TEETH

 

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

 

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

 

PEACOCK AUTOMOTIVE AND WSAV PAY IT FORWARD TO EMPLOYABILITY

 

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

 

 

MEET TOFFEE

 

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

 

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

Savannah’s

COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES

The Local Newswire

LSEGA 2020 PROGRAM HOLDS FIRST SESSION IN GLYNN COUNTY

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

PLASTICS MAKES PERFECT PODCAST COVERS ALL THINGS MOMMY MAKEOVERS

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

THE SECOND ANNUAL ROYAL FLUSH CASINO NIGHT THURSDAY, FEB 27

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

PINNACLE MEDICAL GROUP HOSTS BEAUTY, BUBBLES AND BITES

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

LEADERSHIP SOUTHEAST GEORGIA CLASS OF 2020 ANNOUNCED

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

ENMARKET HIRES DIRECTOR OF FOOD SERVICE

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

PEACOCK FORD OPENS RENOVATED SPACES IN ORLANDO DEALERSHIP

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

ZUNZIFEST BENEFITS PARK PLACE OUTREACH ON FEB 26

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

UNION MISSION ANNOUNCES KEYNOTE SPEAKER

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

BETHESDA ACADEMY SENIOR RECEIVES SCHOLARSHIP FROM SAVANNAH STATE UNIVERSITY

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

LOWCOUNTRY DOWN SYNDROME SOCIETY CALLS FOR NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS NOMINATIONS 

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

LARGE SCALE EVACUATION PLANNING

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

OPEN FOR BUSINESS®: PREDICTIONS AND TRENDS FOR 2020

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

BOYS & GIRLS CLUB TO HOST ANNUAL SPRING GALA

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

“JEWELS AND JEANS” EVENT

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

SNEAK PEAK: EQUIPMENTSHARE SAVANNAH NEW LOCATION

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

AMERICAN TRADITIONS VOCAL COMPETITION RETURNS

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

PARK PLACE OUTREACH HOSTED 36TH ANNUAL GALA

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

UNION MISSION ANNOUNCES 2020 EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE AND BOARD MEMBERS

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

BAD BREATH?

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

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PARK PLACE OUTREACH AWARDED

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

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

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

MEET POCKET

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

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

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PINNACLE MEDICAL GROUP HOSTS BEAUTY, BUBBLES AND BITES

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

LEADERSHIP SOUTHEAST GEORGIA CLASS OF 2020 ANNOUNCED

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

ENMARKET HIRES DIRECTOR OF FOOD SERVICE

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

  BETHESDA ACADEMY SENIOR RECEIVES SCHOLARSHIP FROM SAVANNAH STATE UNIVERSITY

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

THE SECOND ANNUAL ROYAL FLUSH CASINO NIGHT THURSDAY, FEB 27

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

LOWCOUNTRY DOWN SYNDROME SOCIETY CALLS FOR NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS NOMINATIONS 

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

FEBRUARY LUNCH AND LEARN FOCUSES ON LASER TREATMENTS

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

VALENTINE’S DAY BENEFIT DINNER

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

CECILIA RUSSO MARKETING, LLC SPONSORS STC OPPORTUNITY AWARD GALA

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

OPEN FOR BUSINESS®: PREDICTIONS AND TRENDS FOR 2020

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

BOYS & GIRLS CLUB TO HOST ANNUAL SPRING GALA

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

SNEAK PEAK: EQUIPMENTSHARE SAVANNAH NEW LOCATION

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

AMERICA’S SECOND HARVEST RECEIVES DONATION

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

PARK PLACE OUTREACH HOSTED 36TH ANNUAL GALA

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

ENJOY REWARDS AT ENMARKET

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

UNION MISSION ANNOUNCES 2020 EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE AND BOARD MEMBERS

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

YMCA APPOINTS FELDER TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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

PARK PLACE OUTREACH AWARDED

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

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

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

MILTON ANNOUNCES BID FOR 5TH DISTRICT

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

SBA AND SCORE’S “ACCESS TO CAPITAL FORUM”

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

RESTORATIVE SERVICES

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

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

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

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

MEET KEVIN

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

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

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PARK PLACE OUTREACH HOSTS ANNUAL GALA

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

SECOND ANNUAL ROYAL FLUSH CASINO NIGHT ANNOUNCED FOR FEB 27

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

LOWCOUNTRY DOWN SYNDROME SOCIETY CALLS FOR NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS NOMINATIONS 

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

CECILIA RUSSO MARKETING, LLC SPONSORS STC OPPORTUNITY AWARD GALA

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

OPEN FOR BUSINESS®: PREDICTIONS AND TRENDS FOR 2020

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

SNEAK PEAK: EQUIPMENTSHARE SAVANNAH NEW LOCATION

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

AMERICA’S SECOND HARVEST RECEIVES DONATION

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

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

WHITNEY LOWERY NAMED EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF LDSS

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

DR. CAZORLA JOINS BEAUFORT DERMATOLOGY

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

ENJOY REWARDS AT ENMARKET

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

UNION MISSION ANNOUNCES 2020 EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE AND BOARD MEMBERS

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

YMCA APPOINTS FELDER TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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

BETHESDA ACADEMY AMONG SAVANNAH WEDDING DESTINATIONS

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

PARK PLACE OUTREACH AWARDED

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

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

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

MILTON ANNOUNCES BID FOR 5TH DISTRICT

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

SBA AND SCORE’S “ACCESS TO CAPITAL FORUM”

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

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

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

LOWCOUNTRY LADIES LUNCHEON

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

RESTORATIVE SERVICES

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

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

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

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

MEET RAGS

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

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

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SECOND ANNUAL ROYAL FLUSH CASINO NIGHT ANNOUNCED FOR FEB 27

 

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

 

 

CECILIA RUSSO MARKETING, LLC SPONSORS STC OPPORTUNITY AWARD GALA

 

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

 

 

PARK PLACE OUTREACH HOSTS ANNUAL GALA

 

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

 

 

WHITNEY LOWERY NAMED EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF LDSS

 

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

 

 

DR. CAZORLA JOINS BEAUFORT DERMATOLOGY

 

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

 

 

ENJOY REWARDS AT ENMARKET

 

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

 

 

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

 

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

 

YMCA APPOINTS FELDER TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 

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

 

 

BETHESDA ACADEMY AMONG SAVANNAH WEDDING DESTINATIONS

 

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

 

 

PEACOCK AUTOMOTIVE AND WSAV PAY IT FORWARD TO FAMILY PROMISE

 

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

 

 

MILTON ANNOUNCES BID FOR 5TH DISTRICT

 

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

 

 

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

 

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

 

 

LOWCOUNTRY LADIES LUNCHEON

 

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

 

 

RESTORATIVE SERVICES

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

MEET CANTORE

 

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

 

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

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

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

ENMARKET HOCKEY CLASSIC THIS WEEKEND

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

BETHESDA ACADEMY AMONG SAVANNAH WEDDING DESTINATIONS

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

PEACOCK AUTOMOTIVE AND WSAV PAY IT FORWARD TO FAMILY PROMISE

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

SGTV CITY SPAN FEATURES ENCOURAGE HEALTH EDUCATION SERIES

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

SBAC CELEBRATES 30 YEARS

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

LOWCOUNTRY LADIES LUNCHEON

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

ROTO-ROOTER PLUMBERS OF SAVANNAH

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

COLD WEATHER CARE

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

FEAR OF THE DENTIST?

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

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SAVANNAH CHAMBER ECONOMIC OUTLOOK LUNCHEON

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

MEET OSTRICH

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