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(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, May 29, 2017

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WANNACRY
(SAVANNAH, GA) Jason Ryals, CTO of Speros, discusses Ransomware attacks like WannaCry and how to protect yourself and your data from these malicious viruses. For more information, visit https://carriagetradepr.com/malware-protection-jason-ryals-speros/

BETHESDA ACADEMY GALA
(SAVANNAH, GA) The fourth annual Scholarship Gala for Bethesda Academy recently took place at The Plantation Club at The Landings. This event supported the Gateway Scholarship Fund and celebrated Bethesda Academy’s 22 seniors in the Class of 2017 the evening before they graduated. http://savannahnow.com/news/2017-05-23/bethesda-academy-celebrates-graduates-annual-scholarship-gala
Gala Photos, by Bunny Ware

FELDER & ASSC. RECEIVE HSF AWARDS
(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah architecture firm Felder &Associates recently received two Historic Savannah Foundation 2017 Preservation Awards for its rehabilitation work for two restaurants, the Atlantic and Vic’s on the River. http://businessinsavannah.com/bis/2017-05-27/historic-savannah-honors-work-vic-s-atlantic . For more information, visit www.felderassociates.net

MELANOMA, TAKE A HIKE! 

(SAVANNAH, GA) In recognition of Melanoma Awareness Month, Dr. Corinne Howington of Low Country Dermatology lead a skin cancer awareness excursion – “Melanoma, Take a Hike!” – at Skidaway Island State Park over the weekend. For more information, visit http://lcderm.com/melanoma-take-hike/


THREE MAJOR SMALL BUSINESS TIME WASTERS
(OPEN FOR BUSINESS®) Dr. Melissa Gratias, productivity psychologist talking about the three most unproductive behaviors of small business owners. Interview is 30 minutes.

BEFORE YOU DIVORCE
(BUSINESS IN SAVANNAH) Avoid Common Mistakes Before Divorce, By Sam Hubbard. This article addresses frequent financial mistakes made before a divorce and how to avoid them. http://businessinsavannah.com/bis/2017-05-19/hubbard-avoid-common-mistakes-divorce



NOMINATE FOR CHARITY DATE NIGHT AUCTION
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Jaycees are now accepting nominations for Savannah area singles to be featured in the 2017 Charity Date Night Auction. The fourth annual Charity Date Night Auction will be held on Thursday, July 20 at 7 p.m. at Savannah Smiles Dueling Pianos,” located at 314 Williamson St, Savannah, GA 31401. To be considered, email nominations to the Savannah Jaycees at savannahjaycees@gmail.com. Nominations should include name, age, contact information, ideal date and an attached headshot.

KEY STUFF ABOUT NEW GOOGLE ASSISTANT
(FORBES) Everything You Need To Know About Google’s Latest Tech

NEW LEADERSHIP 
(SAVANNAH, GA) Park Place Outreach Youth Emergency Shelter announces its 2017 leadership team for the non-profit organization: Todd Cellini as the President, Jack Levine as Immediate Past President, Elizabeth Bratz as Vice President, Joyce M Roché as Secretary, and Jennifer Widincamp as Treasurer. Other board members include: Susan Speros, Jennifer Barrett, Marolyn Overton, Salita Hill, Alfred McGuire, Chris Nowicki, and Chris P. Sotus. For more information, visit https://www.parkplaceyes.org/

OPEN-SIT MEDITATION EVERY SUNDAY AT SYC
(SAVANNAH, GA) Meditation clears out the clutter in your mind. Join SYC every Sunday, 7:30 p.m. for sitting meditation along with a brief reading and discussion. This is a simple and pleasurable opportunity to deepen your meditation practice quietly and peacefully. If you are new to meditation practice then bare in mind that there will be little instruction given. This Open Sit format allows for practitioners of all types of sitting meditation to share a practice space. For more information, visit http://savannahyoga.com/

SHOULD EXECUTIVES SHARE POLITICAL VIEWS?

(BRAUDCAST) Crisis Communications expert Gerard Braud shares PR tips at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oEA4_r-sS6s&feature=em-subs_digest

PARTICIPATE IN PARKINSON’S CLINICAL TRIALS
(SAVANNAH, GA) Fox Trial Finder seeks to enroll diverse participants for a variety of Parkinson’s research studies. Fox Trial Finder was created by the Michael J. Fox Foundation to help increase the flow of willing participants – both people with Parkinson’s and control participants who do not have Parkinson’s – into the clinical trials that need them, accelerating the Parkinson’s drug development process. For more information, visit


MORE THAN JUST YOUR COMPANY
(THE DEWITT TILTON GROUP) Community impact. Be sure to do your research on how your commercial construction project will affect the local community, economy, and other businesses nearby. For more information, visit http://www.dewitttiltongroup.com/


RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT 
(INC) Managing connections is now an important life skill. Step it up with these tips:

NEW REGULATIONS
(SAVANNAH, GA) The City of Savannah is developing new regulations for short term vacation rentals:  http://wsav.com/2017/05/22/new-regulations-and-rules-on-the-way-for-savannah-short-term-vacation-rentals/


JAZZ IN THE GARDEN

STARTING A BUSINESS?

(STATESBORO, GA)  The UGA Small Business Development Center in Savannah and the UGA SBDC at Georgia Southern present a class on June 15 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.  This workshop covers important tools and resources a business owner needs to establish a solid foundation during its early formative years.  For more information, visit http://www.georgiasbdc.org/starting-a-business-course/


SUSTAINABLE COAST CONFERENCE
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Center for a Sustainable Coast is hosting a celebration and conference on Saturday, June 17, to acknowledge 20 years of protecting Georgia’s coast. The program will discuss a retrospective of Georgia’s coastal issues and the profound challenges that lie ahead. This year’s keynote speaker will be Professor Geoffrey Heal discussing “How Neglecting Nature Threatens Our Prosperity.” The event is open to the public. Fee is $20 and includes buffet. RSVP here: 912-506-5088,  https://www.facebook.com/Center-for-a-Sustainable-Coast-141003446180/timeline/ and www.sustainablecoast.org.

STARTUP CHALLENGES AMAZON
(INC) Meet the Startup Challenging Amazon in Shipping Wars

AUCTION ITEMS NEEDED 

MEET ‘SMALLS’ 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Coastal Pet Rescue introduces Smalls, a male chihuahua/Jack Russel terrier mix with a big heart. Smalls, along with siblings Ralphie and Bruiser, are 10 weeks old with sweet personalities and will be great family dogs. To view Smalls, his siblings, or any other animal available for adoption, visit: http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2017-d-173-smalls/

(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, May 22, 2017

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PLAY IT FORWARD TONIGHT
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Rotary Club of Savannah to Host eighth annual “Play It Forward” musical extravaganza fundraising event on Monday, May 22 to benefit Mayor Eddie DeLoach’s Savannah Summer 500 Youth Employment Program. The show will begin at 7:00 p.m. with the Savannah Theatre Troupe entertaining guests inside the Savannah Theatre, located at 222 Bull Street. Tickets are $30 at the door, contact RotariansPIF@gmail.com for more information.

THE SCIENCE BEHIND CAVITIES
(SAVANNAHNOW) “When you enjoy a sugary treat, there is a special kind of bacteria that responds: streptococcus mutans. This bacteria actively breaks down the sugar, converting it to acid. The acid, in turn, can eat away the enamel on teeth,” says Dr. Angela Canfieldhttp://savannahnow.com/accent/2017-05-15/deterring-tooth-decay-facts-behind-cavities-and-sugar

MELANOMA, TAKE A HIKE! 
(SAVANNAH, GA) In recognition of Melanoma Awareness Month, Dr. Corinne Howington of Low Country Dermatology lead a skin cancer awareness excursion – “Melanoma, Take a Hike!” – at Skidaway Island State Park over the weekend. For more information, visit http://lcderm.com/melanoma-take-hike/

LEAD THE WAY INITIATIVE 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Dr. Michael Hughes spoke at the annual scholarship gala about the future of Bethesda Academy. Founded in 1740, Bethesda Academy is the oldest child-care institution in the United States. Now it is a private boarding and day school for young men in grades six through twelve and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The 650-acre campus features a variety of athletic teams, a wildlife management and organic farming program and STEM curriculum. Through its “Lead The Way” initiative, students have access to exclusive integrated learning and leadership opportunities. For more information, visit www.bethesdaacademy.org or call 912.644.4376. View his speech at https://youtu.be/hRsGqnTLRO4?t=27s


TIPS TO PREVENT HACKERS

(SAVANNAH, GA) During the Chamber’s SMART Luncheon, Heather Radtke, VP of Speros, shared tips on preventing hackers. View the presentation at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xo4FD99S2Zc&feature=youtu.be

AUCTION ITEMS NEEDED FOR HUNTER AND FORT STEWART

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Marne Community & Spouses Club at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield, are seeking auction items for the ANNUAL 2017 BASKET AUCTION. Money raised will go toward scholarships to military families. Auction items needed before September 15, 2017. Last year, more than 60 baskets raised over $15,000.
To donate items or a basket contact Jenny Peterson at Jennym_petersen@yahoo.com.


EVACUATION ZONES UPDATED

(SAVANNAH, GA) CEMA announces new evacuation zones in advance of hurricane season: http://wsav.com/2017/05/16/cema-releases-new-evacuation-zones-ahead-of-2017-hurricane-season/

BOWEN LAW 
(THE BOWEN LAW GROUP) At The Bowen Law Group, they value transparency and make sure you are involved in all aspects of the litigation which is why they always draft and have you review the documents they create. For more information, visit www.thebowenlawgroup.com

ART SHOW SUPPORTS HOSPICE SAVANNAH
(SAVANNAH, GA) Local painters Fran Thomas and Donna Bouchillon are displaying their new work at the Hospice Savannah Art Gallery, 1352 Eisenhower Drive through the end of June. A portion of art sales goes to help provide the many extra services and programs offered by Hospice Savannah. For more information, visit https://www.hospicesavannah.org/artgallery

FIND YOUR WAY THROUGH ‘THE CLOUD’


CONE COLLECTION
(SAVANNAH, GA) Hundreds showed up to support Jim Cone’s art exhibit. Over 210 pieces of work on display. Fifty percent of the proceeds will go to the Anderson Cancer Institute. Artwork is available until June 25, 2017.  View the South Magazine photos here: https://southmagazine.smugmug.com/Events-2017/Jim-Cone-Reception/

SPOTTED AT THE CONE COLLECTION

(BUNNY WARE) Were you spotted at Jim Cone’s art exhibit? http://beta.spotted.savannahnow.com/mediadetail/29798974?channel=25919&gId=683544

PROHIBITION MUSEUM OPENS IN SAVANNAH
(SAVANNAH, GA) The American Prohibition Museum, the first and only museum in the United States dedicated to the history of Prohibition, will open its doors to the public on Monday, May 29 in City Market, Savannah, GA. Through immersive displays and state-of-the-art exhibits, guests will learn how Prohibition shaped thinking and culture for more than 200 years of American history. For more information, visit http://www.prweb.com/releases/american-prohibtion/museum-savannah/prweb14328681.htm

WRITING STUDIO OPENS
(SAVANNAH, GA) Amy Paige Condon announces The Refinery, a writing studio, is now open for business. She offers writing classes and is working to create a local community of writers. https://www.therefinerywritingstudio.com

JUST SAY NO TO ‘CAN’T’

(SAVANNAH, GA) Sometime you need a little encouragement. Savannah Yoga Center has it all. Come join them on the mat and say no to the word “can’t.” Classes daily: http://savannahyoga.com/class-schedule


SOCIAL MEDIA AND YOUR BUSINESS
(SCORE) A lecture on “Drive New Business with Social Media” will be presented by SCORE, Wednesday May 24, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Georgia Infirmary, 1900 Abercorn St., 2nd Floor Training Room. Free. RSVP: 912-652-4335. For more info: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07edzum30b1203cc1d&llr=anwty5eab&showPage=true


A CHILD’S LIFE IS AN INVESTMENT
(PARK PLACE OUTREACH) There is a positive return on investment (ROI) for those willing to invest in ending homelessness of kids’ and teens’. Helping a young person before they turn to a lifetime on the streets saves society money in social programs, medical expenses, law enforcement, and other costs. For more information, visit http://parkplaceyes.org

MEET GOOBER
(SAVANNAH, GA) Meet Goober, a beautiful grey, male, short-haired cat currently living at Coastal Pet Rescue. Goober is great with other cats and loves attention. He is in great health and ready to find a new home. To view Goober and other pets available for adoption, visit: http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2017-c-042-goober/

(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, May 15, 2017

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JULIE WADE
(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah attorney and school board member Julie Wade has been named executive director of the Park Place Outreach – Youth Emergency Shelter, which provides support and temporary residential services for at-risk children and teens in Savannah and the surrounding area. For more information, visit http://parkplaceyes.org
Julie Wade Park Place Outreach Youth Emergency Shelter Savannah

Julie Wade


CONE COLLECTION RECEPTION AT 24E 
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah artist Jim Cone announces a fine art exhibition with the opening reception to be held on Thursday, May 18 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at 24e Design Co., located at 24 E Broughton St, Savannah, GA 31401. The exhibition will be showcased at 24e and run from Thursday, May 18 until Sunday, June 25. Showcasing different fine art works such as drawings, paintings, sculptures and mixed media pieces, this art exhibition will be a rare opportunity to view Cone’s work as he does not often publicly show his art. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Curtis and Elizabeth Anderson Cancer Institute (ACI). For more information and to see samples of the artwork, visit

https://conecollection.com To make a reservation for the May 18th art reception, visit https://www.conecollection.com/contactArticle: http://savannahnow.com/accent/column/2017-05-06/savartscene-savannah-artist-jim-cone-brings-variety-stories-styles-first


CHAMPIONS ANNOUNCED 
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS) recognized five outstanding individuals and their employers during the organization’s eighth Annual Night of Champions gala, held Thursday, May 11 at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Savannah. The awards went to:

  • Nicholas Brown, a groundskeeper at the Savannah International Airport;
  • Mackenzie Hancock, a sales associate with Polka Dots Gifts & Accessories;
  • George Gates, a custodian with Federal Law Enforcement Training Center & Goodwill;
  • Dennis Pickett, a warehouse team member with Fulfillment.com; and
  • Brenton Scott, a kennel volunteer with Coastal Pet Rescue.

For more information about LDSS, visit http://www.ldssga.org/

Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society Night of Champions 2017

Night of Champions Honorees


OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES
(GEORGIA FILM NEWS) Local Savannah attorney Bo Bowen discusses the heavy filming activity happening in Savannah. For more information, visit https://georgiafilmnews.com/2017/05/video-bo-bowen-discusses-heavy-filming-activity-in-savannah/

ST. ANDREW’S SCHOOL RECOGNIZED BY WASHINGTON POST
(SAVANNAH, GA) St. Andrew’s School received recognition by The Washington Post as one of the most challenging high schools in the nation. St. Andrew’s is the only private school in Savannah to be recognized on the annual list and ranked #5 for the state of Georgia. For more information on The Washington Post’s annual rankings:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/local/high-school-challenge-2017/ or for more information on the Pre-K 3 through grade 12 school: https://www.saslions.com


HEALTHY SAVANNAH
(SAVANNAH, GA) Healthy Savannah’s 10th Annual meeting https://youtu.be/OwphSIY2-XY
Dr. Dwayne Proctor was featured as the keynote speaker; view his presentation at https://youtu.be/2v5hGP8ix-M


ART SHOW SUPPORTS HOSPICE SAVANNAH
(SAVANNAH, GA) Local painters Fran Thomas and Donna Bouchillon are displaying their new work at the Hospice Savannah Art Gallery, 1352 Eisenhower Drive through the end of June. A portion of art sales goes to help provide the many extra services and programs offered by Hospice Savannah. For more information, visit

https://www.hospicesavannah.org/artgallery



FIDGET SPINNERS
(TIME) Break Your iPhone Addiction

LEADERSHIP SOUTHEAST GA SPONSORS
(SAVANNAH, GA) Leadership Southeast Georgia recently announced that Georgia Power and Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. are presenting sponsors for their annual five-month leadership program. All the program participants live and work within Bryan, Bulloch, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long, McIntosh or Screven counties. For more information, visit http://www.lsega.com/

RISKS AND BENEFITS OF YOGA HEADSTANDS 
(SAVANNAH, GA) Let Savannah Yoga Center help you see things from a different perspective safely with a helping hand:  http://healthyliving.azcentral.com/risks-benefits-yoga-headstands-9014.html

ROTARY CLUB GRANTS 
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Rotary Club of Savannah matched deposits into college savings accounts established at Carver State Bank, by local students who are participants in the 100 Black Men of Savannah’s mentorship program. This is the second consecutive year the 2016 Rotary District grant has made this partnership possible. For more information, visit www.savrotary.org

MELANOMA, TAKE A HIKE! 
(SAVANNAH, GA) In recognition of Melanoma Awareness Month, Dr. Corinne Howington of Low Country Dermatology will lead a skin cancer awareness excursion – “Melanoma, Take a Hike!” – on Sunday, May 21 at 3 p.m. at Skidaway Island State Park. Howington and her staff will lead a three-mile hike along the park’s scenic trails, sharing facts and prevention techniques for melanoma and taking questions. Water, sunscreen and light refreshments will be provided. For more information, visit http://lcderm.com/melanoma-take-hike/
Low Country Dermatology Melanoma Take a Hike

PLAN FOR NECESSITIES FIRST, THEN FLASH IN COMMERCIAL CONSTRUCTION

PROHIBITION MUSEUM OPENS IN SAVANNAH
(SAVANNAH, GA – PRWEB) The American Prohibition Museum, the first and only museum in the United States dedicated to the history of Prohibition, will open its doors to the public on Monday, May 29 in City Market, Savannah, GA. Through immersive displays and state-of-the-art exhibits, guests will learn how Prohibition shaped thinking and culture for more than 200 years of American history. For more information, visit http://www.prweb.com/releases/american-prohibtion/museum-savannah/prweb14328681.htm

UNITED WAY HOSTS WOMEN WHO RULE

NO INSTAGRAM APP NEEDED
(MASHABLE) You Can Now Post Your Pics on Instagram Without the App

http://mashable.com/2017/05/08/instagram-mobile-web-sharing/?utm_cid=mash-prod-nav-sub-st#8RZ6b.RslOqd


BETHESDA SCHOLARSHIP GALA
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Fourth Annual Scholarship Gala for Bethesda Academy will be held at The Plantation Club at The Landings, on Friday, May 19, from 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. This event will support the Gateway Scholarship Fund and celebrate Bethesda Academy’s 22 seniors in the Class of 2017 the evening before they graduate. The keynote speaker this year will be President H. Michael Hughes, Ph.D., who will address “The Future of Bethesda Academy.” Tickets are $150 and can be purchased at http://www.bethesdaacademy.org/giving/special-events/scholarship-gala/. Please contact John Reddan at 912.644.4376 for additional information regarding the 2017 Scholarship Gala.

TICKETS
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Rotary Club of Savannah will be selling tickets at the door for their annual Play It Forward event that raises funds for at-risk youth in the area.  Contact the Play It Forward committee at RotariansPIF@gmail.com for more details or to become a sponsor: https://www.facebook.com/Rotarians-Play-It-Forward-362452323450/



NATIONAL SAVING PETS DAY
(SAVANNAH, GA) Coastal Pet Rescue has once again been selected for the national Saving Pets Challenge, a fundraising competition in which organizations focused on keeping pets out of shelters compete to raise the most money for their cause. To help, donors should visit https://www.crowdrise.com/coastal-pet-rescue-savingpets and give what they can.

(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, May 8, 2017

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BETHESDA SCHOLARSHIP GALA

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Fourth Annual Scholarship Gala for Bethesda Academy will be held at The Plantation Club at The Landings, on Friday, May 19, from 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. This event will support the Gateway Scholarship Fund and celebrate Bethesda Academy’s 22 seniors in the Class of 2017 the evening before they graduate. The keynote speaker this year will be President H. Michael Hughes, Ph.D., who will address “The Future of Bethesda Academy.” Tickets are $150 and can be purchased at http://www.bethesdaacademy.org/giving/special-events/scholarship-gala/. Please contact John Reddan at 912.644.4376 for additional information regarding the 2017 Scholarship Gala.

Bethesda Academy 2017 Graduating Class to be honored at annual scholarship gala.

Bethesda Academy 2017 Graduating Class to be honored at annual scholarship gala.


NEW SUPERINTENDENT
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Board of Public Education for the City of Savannah/Chatham County announces the selection of Dr. Ann Levett as the incoming Superintendent. After a month-long application phase that resulted in the receipt of 97 completed applications, the field was narrowed down to four final candidates. Dr. Levett currently serves as the school district’s Deputy Superintendent and Chief Academic Officer. News and information may be found on the school district’s website at http://internet.savannah.chatham.k12.ga.us

ROTARY CLUB GRANTS
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Rotary Club of Savannah matched deposits into college savings accounts established at Carver State Bank, by local students who are participants in the 100 Black Men of Savannah’s mentorship program. This is the second consecutive year the 2016 Rotary District grant has made this partnership possible. For more information, visit www.savrotary.org

MELANOMA, TAKE A HIKE!
(SAVANNAH, GA) In recognition of Melanoma Awareness Month, Dr. Corinne Howington of Low Country Dermatology will lead a skin cancer awareness excursion – “Melanoma, Take a Hike!” – on Sunday, May 21 at 3 p.m. at Skidaway Island State Park. Howington and her staff will lead a three-mile hike along the park’s scenic trails, sharing facts and prevention techniques for melanoma and taking questions. Water, sunscreen and light refreshments will be provided. For more information, visit http://lcderm.com/melanoma-take-hike/
Low Country Dermatology Melanoma Take a Hike

ENCOURAGE HEALTH GRANT
(SAVANNAH, GA) At the first of four lectures in the 2017 Encourage Health Education Series, The Living Vine Christian Maternity Home was presented with a $1000 grant to be used for basic needs such as food, electricity, education, and transportation. During the luncheon, Dr. Patricia Stewart and Margaret L. Clay presented “AROMATHERAPY: How are Essential Oils Making a Place in Healthcare?” This marks the fourth year for the enmarket Encourage Health Education Series conducted in partnership with Healthy Savannah, Sandfly Family Dental, Gulfstream Aerospace Corp., Hoist Water, Savannah Morning News, Savannah Magazine and GPB Savannah – WSVH 91.1/WWIO 89.9. To RSVP for the lectures, visit http://healthysavannah.org/2017-encourage-health-series/. For more information, visit http://enmarkstations.com/EncourageHealthSeries

LEADERSHIP SOUTHEAST GA SPONSORS
(SAVANNAH, GA) Leadership Southeast Georgia recently announced that Georgia Power and Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. are presenting sponsors for the annual five-month leadership program. All of the program participants live and work within Bryan, Bulloch, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long, McIntosh and Screven counties. For more information, visit http://www.lsega.com/

HOSPITALITY PROGRAM AT WOODVILLE-TOMPKINS
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Kessler Organization is partnering with the Woodville-Tompkins Technical & Career High School to provide an enhanced hospitality management program for students. Facility improvements will provide a true-to-life educational setting that is representative of the hospitality enterprise and exhibits the standards of excellence in the look, feel, and content of the Kessler organization. The vision of the partnership is to create sustainable, hospitality programming for the Savannah-Chatham Public School System (SCCPSS) that will provide marketable, management level skills for students in a way that is mutually beneficial for all parties and, most importantly, the students and local communities. For more information on the SCCPSS, visit http://internet.savannah.chatham.k12.ga.us

ROTARY SEEKS ‘PLAY IT FORWARD’ SPONSORSHIPS
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Rotary Club of Savannah is recruiting sponsors for the annual Play It Forward event that raises funds for at-risk youth in the area. Sponsorship dollars, at a variety of levels, support Mayor Deloach’s Summer Intern program for 11th and 12th grade students. Contact the Play It Forward committee at RotariansPIF@gmail.com for more details or to become a sponsor:  https://www.facebook.com/Rotarians-Play-It-Forward-362452323450/ 

UPDATES ON NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS) is pleased to announce the Chief of Staff of the National Down Syndrome Society will provide opening remarks and welcome all of the honorees during the eighth annual Night of Champions gala on Thursday, May 11. Savannah’s own Jamie Deen, TV personality and best-selling cookbook author, will return as emcee. For more information, please visit www.nightofchampions.org

DAVENPORT HOUSE OFFERS EARLY BIRD TOURS

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Davenport House will offers 8 a.m. tours every Saturday during the month of May. Early Bird’s Walking Tour: Discovering 1820s Savannah is a 2.5 mile walk, beginning and ending at The Davenport House. Tickets are $21 per person. For more information or to buy tickets, visit http://www.davenporthousemuseum.org/category/events/


COASTAL ELECTRIC OFFERS SUMMER JOBS
(SAVANNAH, GA) Coastal Electric Cooperative is offering a summer work-study program to introduce rising high school seniors to career opportunities in the electric cooperative industry. The eight-week program pays $9 per hour and includes a $500 college scholarship. The deadline to apply is May 15. Information and applications available at:

A FEED WITHOUT FRIENDS
(BUSINESS INSIDER) Facebook’s New Feed

UNITED WAY HOSTS WOMEN WHO RULE
(SAVANNAH, GA) Make plans to attend the United Way Women Who Rule luncheon and expo on Wednesday, May 17 at 11 a.m., at The Westin Savannah Harbor. Tickets are $45. The panel includes Heather Burge (Bleu Belle), Cheryl Dozier (Savannah State University), Tammie Mosley (Clerk of Superior Court) and Jenny Gentry (Ameris Bank). Proceeds benefit women and children locally by providing dependable transportation. For tickets or more information, visit: https://uwce.org/event/women-who-rule

 
CLASS FEATURES GODDESSES OF YOGA 
(SAVANNAH) Celebrate and learn about the Goddesses of yoga through movement, essential oils and coloring meditation, May 132-4:15 p.m. at Savannah Yoga Center. This 60-minute all-levels gentle yoga class will focus on hips, pelvis and back with essential oils of the Goddesses sprinkled in along the way. Specifically, we will explore emotionally uplifting essential oils that balance female hormones, reduce feelings of stress and promote over all female well-being. More info: http://savannahyoga.com/workshops

HELP KIDS SURVIVE THE STREETS 
(PARK PLACE OUTREACH) Young people on the street are often perceived as ‘bad kids’ if/ when they engage in risky behaviors. The reality is that many of these young people do not engage in these behaviors until they are already on the streets and only do so for survival or to cope. For more information, visit http://parkplaceyes.org

UNDERWATER EXPLORATION OF GRAY’S REEF TO BE LIVESTREAMED
(SAVANNAH, GA) On Wednesday, May 10 at 10 a.m., Georgia Public Broadcasting’s Education Division and NOAA Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary will livestream a virtual tour of Gray’s Reef. Marine biologists and divers from the University of Georgia and NOAA will be available to answer questions via Twitter at #GraysReefLive. The general public is welcome to participate. Individuals and teachers may access the livestream and supplemental learning materials at http://www.gpb.org/education/explore/grays-reef.  Currently, more than 14,000 students are registered for the Live Exploration.

BOWEN LAW OFFERS VARIETY OF EXPERTISE 
(THE BOWEN LAW GROUP) In addition to their other areas of expertise, The Bowen Law Group also has extensive knowledge in the manufacturing sector. Among their practice areas, they have experience with distribution relationships, oil and gas, and licensing and permitting. For more information, visit  www.thebowenlawgroup.com
 

APPS ARE KILLING YOUR PRODUCTIVITY
(INC) And How To Stop Them

LEARN HOW TO USE QUICKBOOKS ONLINE
(SAVANNAH, GA) The UGA Small Business Development Center in Savannah and the UGA SBDC at Georgia Southern will present a class on May 9 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Developed for beginners and prospective users, this course provides a hands-on approach to learning the features and functions available to QuickBooks online users. For more information, visit https://www.georgiasbdc.org/may-9th-quickbooks-online-savannah/

RESCHEDULED: TINY HOUSE, BIG HEART
(SAVANNAH, GA) Tiny House, Big Heart is a community fundraiser for homeless veterans on Thursday, May 11 from 5 – 9 p.m. at Ships of the Sea Museum. Chef Lauren Teague of Atlantic and the pizza queens of Big Bon Pizza will be cooking for a cause. Proceeds from the event will go toward the first land payment of $30,000 for the Tiny House Project. To purchase $10 tickets or to read more about this worthwhile project, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/480782542312352/

CONE COLLECTION RECEPTION AT 24E 
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah artist Jim Cone announces a fine art exhibition with the opening reception to be held on Thursday, May 18 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at 24e Design Co., located at 24 E Broughton St, Savannah, GA 31401. The exhibition will be showcased at 24e and run from Thursday, May 18 until Sunday, June 25. Showcasing different fine art works such as drawings, paintings, sculptures and mixed media pieces, this art exhibition will be a rare opportunity to view Cone’s work as he does not often publicly show his art. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Curtis and Elizabeth Anderson Cancer Institute (ACI). For more information and to see samples of the artwork, visit https://conecollection.com To make a reservation for the May 18th art reception, visit https://www.conecollection.com/contact

SOCIAL MEDIA AND YOUR BUSINESS
(SCORE) A lecture on “Drive New Business with Social Media” will be presented by SCORE, Wed May 24, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Georgia Infirmary, 1900 Abercorn St., 2nd Floor Training Room. Free. RSVP: 912-652-4335. For more info:

http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07edzum30b1203cc1d&llr=anwty5eab&showPage=true


ALL-PURPOSE CONTRACTORS KEY TO COMMERCIAL CONSTRUCTION
(THE DEWITT TILTON GROUP) Jack-of-all-trades – aligning yourself with a general contractor who can provide multiple services can reduce your commercial construction burdens. For more information, visit http://www.dewitttiltongroup.com/

TIRED?
(TIME) 6 Ways To Get Better Sleep

http://time.com/4765198/insomnia-sleep-tips/


PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP IN MAINE
(SAVANNAH, GA) Joseph C. Gamble is offfering a week long photography workshop in Rockport, Maine from August 6 – 12. The workshop includes daily shooting excursions, an introduction to various software technologies, and hands-on experience with landscape photography. For more information, visit http://www.josephgamble.com/index/G0000F1rLFWziHnI

NATIONAL SAVING PETS DAY

(SAVANNAH, GA) Coastal Pet Rescue has once again been selected for the national Saving Pets Challenge, a fundraising competition in which organizations focused on keeping pets out of shelters compete to raise the most money for their cause. To help, donors should visit https://www.crowdrise.com/coastal-pet-rescue-savingpets and give what they can.

(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, May 1, 2017

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MELANOMA, TAKE A HIKE!
(SAVANNAH, GA) In recognition of Melanoma Awareness Month, Dr. Corinne Howington of Low Country Dermatology will lead a skin cancer awareness excursion – “Melanoma, Take a Hike!” – on
Sunday, May 21 at 3 p.m. at Skidaway Island State Park. Dr. Howington and her staff will lead a three-mile hike along the park’s scenic trails, sharing facts and prevention techniques for melanoma and taking questions. Water, sunscreen and some light refreshments will be provided. For more information, visit

http://lcderm.com/melanoma-take-hike/


 
ENCOURAGE HEALTH GRANT 
(SAVANNAH, GA) At the first of four lectures in the 2017 Encourage Health Education Series, The Living Vine Christian Maternity Home was presented with a $1000 grant to be used for basic needs such as food, electricity, education, and transportation. During the luncheon, Dr. Patricia Stewart and Margaret L. Clay presented “AROMATHERAPY: How are Essential Oils Making a Place in Healthcare?” This marks the fourth year for the enmarket Encourage Health Education Series conducted in partnership with Healthy Savannah, Sandfly Family Dental, Gulfstream Aerospace Corp., Hoist Water, Savannah Morning News, Savannah Magazine and GPB Savannah – WSVH 91.1/WWIO 89.9. To RSVP for the lectures, visit http://healthysavannah.org/2017-encourage-health-series/. For more information, visit http://enmarkstations.com/EncourageHealthSeries

 
 
LEADERSHIP SOUTHEAST GA SPONSORS
(SAVANNAH, GA) Leadership Southeast Georgia recently announced that Georgia Power and Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. are presenting sponsors for the annual five-month leadership program. All of the program participants live and work within Bryan, Bulloch, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long, McIntosh and Screven counties. For more information, visit http://www.lsega.com/
COURT VS. MEDIATION
(SAVANNAH, GA) Although The Bowen Law Group has great success in court, they also realize sometimes the most cost-effective, appropriate way to end a dispute is to avoid having to go to court which is why they offer several mediation services for interested parties. For more information, visit www.thebowenlawgroup.com
UPDATES ON NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS) is pleased to announce the Chief of Staff of the National Down Syndrome Society will provide opening remarks and welcome all of the honorees during the eighth annual Night of Champions gala on Thursday, May 11. Savannah’s own Jamie Deen, TV personality and best-selling cookbook author, will return as emcee. For more information, please visit www.nightofchampions.org
SAVANNAH FORWARD COMMUNITY MEETING
(SAVANNAH, GA) Join the City of Savannah for a community-wide planning session on Wednesday, May 3 from 6 – 8 p.m. at the Jewish Educational Alliance, 5111 Abercorn Street. For more info: http://www.savannahga.gov/savannahforward
 
PARKING CHANGES ON THE HORIZON
(SAVANNAH, GA) Downtown Savannah announces plans for new parking times and meters. To read the details, visit http://wsav.com/2017/04/19/new-parking-times-and-meters-are-coming-to-downtown/
 
THE IMPORTANCE OF SAVASANA 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Every class at Savannah Yoga Center ends with savasana. Here’s why:
 
SAINTS SUPPORT LDSS
(SAVANNAH, GA) St. Vincent’s Academy (SVA) is planning a week of fundraising and support for the Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS). Their fundraising efforts will continue when the SVA Soccer team plays in the state play-off game on Tuesday, May 2 at 5 p.m., Optimist Field, Daffin Park. For more information on LDSS or to support the organization, visit https://ldssga.org/
STRESSED OUT?
(BUSINESS INSIDER) How Successful People Manage Stress
TEA AT THE DAVENPORT HOUSE 
(SAVANNAH, GA) Every Thursday and Friday, during the month of May, The Davenport House will open its doors for a walking tour and formal tea. Tickets are $18. Reservations are recommended. For more information or to buy tickets, visit

http://www.davenporthousemuseum.org/category/events/

GENERAL CONTRACTORS ARE A MUST FOR ANY COMMERCIAL CONSTRUCTION PROJECT

(THE DEWITT TILTON GROUP) A match made in heaven – teaming up with trustworthy and communicative general contractor can make a world of difference with your commercial construction project. For more information, visit http://www.dewitttiltongroup.com/
 
JOIN ENTREPRENEURS AT 1 MILLION CUPS
(SAVANNAH, GA) 1 Million Cups is a weekly meet-up to connect and help grow Savannah’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. Be active in the regional community and share your ideas and experiences and be surrounded by like-minded folks who care about Savannah’s future success. Each week an entrepreneur presents a business idea or concept, followed by 20 minutes of Q&A from the audience. No cost. Location: Bull Street Labs, 2222 Bull Street. Every Wednesday 9-10a. See the speaker line up: http://www.1millioncups.com/savannah
CHAMBER SMART LUNCHEON
(SAVANNAH, GA) On Tuesday, May 2, Heather Radtke, the Vice President of Speros, will discuss five steps small business owners can take to avoid having their data hacked. Radtke will outline the suggested safeguards during the Savannah Chamber‘s Small Business Council SMART Luncheon from 12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. in the Savannah Morning News auditorium, 1375 Chatham Parkway. RSVP at SPainter@SavannahChamber.com or call 912-644-6458. For more information, visit speros.com, call 912-354-8900 or email info@speros.comhttp://www.savannahchambernews.com/events/small-business-council-smart-luncheon-may-2/
THE INVISIBLE PROBLEM

(PARK PLACE OUTREACH) Runaway and homeless youth often do not look like the stereotype of an adult homeless person. They often try to hide their situation and therefore the issue remains invisible. For more information, visit http://parkplaceyes.org
PLAY IT FORWARD
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Rotary Club of Savannah is recruiting sponsors for the annual Play It Forward event which raises funds for at-risk youth in the area. Sponsorship dollars, at a variety of levels, support Mayor Deloach’s Summer Intern program for 11th and 12th grade students. Contact the Play It Forward committee at RotariansPIF@gmail.com for more details or to sponsor the event.
TRAVELING WITH PETS
(TIME) What You Need To Know
SAVANNAH FORWARD COMMUNITY MEETING
(SAVANNAH, GA) Join the City of Savannah for a community-wide planning session on
 Wednesday, May 3 from 6 – 8 p.m. at the Jewish Educational Alliance, 5111 Abercorn Street. For more info: http://www.savannahga.gov/savannahforward
 
HOPE FOR HOMELESS VETERANS
(SAVANNAH, GA) Tiny House, Big Heart is a community fundraiser for homeless veterans on Thursday, May 4 from 5 – 9 p.m. at Ships of the Sea Museum. Chef Lauren Teague of Atlantic and the pizza queens of Big Bon Pizza will be cooking for a cause. Proceeds from the event will go toward the first land payment of $30,000 for the Tiny House Project. To purchase $10 tickets or to read more about this worthwhile project, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/480782542312352/
 
LUNCH WITH MARY KAY ANDREWS
(SAVANNAH, GA) Mary Kay Andrews is launching her new cookbook with a VIP luncheon on Thursday, May 4, 11:30 a.m. at the Savannah Golf Club. A $65 ticket includes a signed copy of the cookbook, cocktails, swag bag, photo op, and lunch with the author. A portion of all proceeds directly support the Ronald McDonald House of the Coastal Empire. To purchase tickets or for more information, https://www.eventbrite.com/e/vip-lunch-with-mary-kay-andrews-launch-of-new-cookbook-tickets-33306714279
 
 
SCOTTISH GAMES 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Bring the whole family out to a grand celebration of Scottish Culture on May 6 at The 2017 Savannah Scottish Games. The games will feature music, dancing, athletic competition, children’s activities, shopping and food, all set overlooking the Moon River on the beautiful Bethesda Academy campus. Purchase advance tickets for $10 or $12 at the gate. Military and Students are $5 with ID, and children under 10 are free. For more information and tickets, visit https://www.savannahscottishgames.com/tickets.html

 
PROVEN TIPS TO BUILD CONNECTIONS
(INC) Make Networking Work For You
NIGHT OUT SUPPORTS CENTER FOR AUTISM
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Matthew Reardon Center for Autism announces a fundraising event onThursday, May 4 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the Savannah Wine Cellar, Twelve Oaks, 55 Abercorn Street. Purchase $20 tickets in advance at https://www.savannahwinecellar.com/events/i60691401z  or pay $25 at the door.
 
 
CAMP FOR GRIEVING CHILDREN
(SAVANNAH, GA) Camp Aloha, to be held May 5 – 7, is for children ages 6 – 17 who have experienced the death of a loved one within the last 24 months. More information, videos and the camper application form are available at www.HospiceSavannah.org/CampAloha.
ARMSTRONG STUDENTS HELP AT UNION MISSION
(SAVANNAH, GA) Armstrong students in Dr. Allison Hatch’s “Service Learning and Civic Engagement” course have spent the spring learning about homelessness and, as part of their service, they’ve have been working to refurbish a room at Union Mission’s Magdalene House. The playroom will be formally opened at Magdalene House on Wednesday May 03, 2017, starting at 6 PM when students, families, staff, and guests will share a meal and celebrate the end of a semester’s hard work dedicated to improving the lives of the families at Magdalene House. For more information please contact Laura Lane McKinnon, Union Mission’s Director of Development, at lmckinnon@unionmission.org or by calling (912) 236-7423 ext. 1148
ART, HORS D’OEVRES AND GARDENS
(SAVANNAH, GA) Enjoy watching artists paint in the lovely Savannah Botanical Garden at the height of the rose blooming season as you enjoy live music, wine and hors d’oeuvres. The Third Annual Reed House fundraiser includes a Kentucky Derby Party with a live satellite feed, big screens and a Derby Hat Contest. A 50/50 Raffle and Silent Auction complete the fun. Saturday, May 6, 2016, 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Savannah Botanical Garden, 1388 Eisenhower Dr. Tickets $35 at the door or online at  www.Reed-House.org. Reed House provides rehabilitation services to help adults with serious mental illness return to the workplace and community.
 
 
DOGGIE CARNIVAL 
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Humane Society for Greater Savannah will host its 17th annual Doggie Carnival on Sunday, May 7 from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Forsyth Park. Admission to the carnival is free and all proceeds benefit the Humane Society for Greater Savannah. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/771789232972402/
LEARN HOW TO USE QUICKBOOKS ONLINE

(SAVANNAH, GA) The UGA Small Business Development Center in Savannah and the UGA SBDC at Georgia Southern will present a class on May 9 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Developed for beginners and prospective users, this course provides a hands-on approach to learning the features and functions available to QuickBooks online users. For more information, visit https://www.georgiasbdc.org/may-9th-quickbooks-online-savannah/.

UNDERWATER EXPLORATION OF GRAY’S REEF TO BE LIVESTREAMED
(SAVANNAH, GA) On Wednesday, May 10 at 10 a.m., Georgia Public Broadcasting’s Education Division and NOAA Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary will livestream a virtual tour of Gray’s Reef. Marine biologists and divers from the University of Georgia and NOAA will be available to answer questions via Twitter at #GraysReefLive. The general public is welcome to participate. Individuals and teachers may access the livestream and supplemental learning materials at http://www.gpb.org/education/explore/grays-reef.  Currently, more than 14,000 students are registered for the Live Exploration.
CONE COLLECTION RECEPTION AT 24E 
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah artist Jim Cone announces a fine art exhibition with the opening reception to be held on Thursday, May 18 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at 24e Design Co., located at 24 E Broughton St, Savannah, GA 31401. The exhibition will be showcased at 24e and run from Thursday, May 18 until Sunday, June 25. Showcasing different fine art works such as drawings, paintings, sculptures and mixed media pieces, this art exhibition will be a rare opportunity to view Cone’s work as he does not often publicly show his art. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Curtis and Elizabeth Anderson Cancer Institute (ACI). For more information and to see samples of the artwork, visit https://conecollection.com To make a reservation for the May 18th art reception, visit https://www.conecollection.com/contact
SOCIAL MEDIA AND YOUR BUSINESS
(SCORE) Lecture on “Drive New Business with Social Media” presented by SCORE,

Wednesday, May 24, 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM at Georgia Infirmary, 1900 Abercorn Street, 2nd Floor Training Room. Free. RSVP: 912-652-4335. For more information, visit  http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07edzum30b1203cc1d&llr=anwty5eab&showPage=true
PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP IN MAINE
(SAVANNAH, GA) Joseph C. Gamble is offfering a week long photography workshop in Rockport, Maine from August 6 – 12. The workshop includes daily shooting excursions, an introduction to various software technologies, and hands-on experience with landscape photography. For more information, visit http://www.josephgamble.com/index/G0000F1rLFWziHnI
FREEFALL
(SAVANNAH, GA) Coastal Pet Rescue introduces Freefall, a 10 week old, male, boxer mix who needs a home. Freefall is great with dogs and children and is even litter box trained. To view Freefall and other pets available for adoption, visit: http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2017-d-121-freefall/

(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, April 24, 2017

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ROTARY SEEKS ‘PLAY IT FORWARD’ SPONSORSHIPS
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Rotary Club of Savannah is recruiting sponsors for the annual Play It Forward event that raises funds for at-risk youth in the area. Sponsorship dollars, at a variety of levels, support Mayor Deloach’s Summer Intern program for 11th and 12th grade students. Contact the Play It Forward committee at RotariansPIF@gmail.com for more details or to become a sponsor:  https://www.facebook.com/Rotarians-Play-It-Forward-362452323450/ 
NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS’ 
(SAVANNAH, GA) Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society will present the Night of Champions gala on Thursday, May 11 at 6 pm. The event recognizes area businesses that employ differently abled adults, including those with Down syndrome, and celebrates the contributions made by these employees. Table Sponsorships ranging from $200 to $5,000 and individual tickets are available. Sponsorships and contributions are tax-deductible. For more information, please visit
 
DAVENPORT HOUSE FEATURES WALKING TOUR & TEA
(SAVANNAH, GA) Every Thursday and Friday, during the month of May, The Davenport House will open its doors for a walking tour and formal tea. Tickets are $18. Reservations are recommended. For more information or to buy tickets, visit

http://www.davenporthousemuseum.org/category/events/

COMMERCIAL CONSTRUCTION RELIES ON FIRM SCHEDULES AND DEADLINES

(THE DEWITT TILTON GROUP) Draw a line when it comes to budgets and schedules. Commercial construction schedules and budget are likely to change, but you must be realistic, and determine the absolute latest completion date and the maximum budget. For more information, visit http://www.dewitttiltongroup.com/
HEALTHY LUNCH & LEARN
(SAVANNAH, GA) The 2017 Encourage Health Education Series begins on Tuesday, April 25 with Dr. Patricia Stewart and Margaret L. Clay presenting “AROMATHERAPY: How are Essential Oils Making a Place in Healthcare?” from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The lecture will be hosted at the Auditorium of the Savannah Morning News, located at 1375 Chatham Parkway in Savannah. Attendance is free and open to the public. RSVP to http://healthysavannah.org/events/the-science-of-aromatherapy-to-enhance-health-relaxation-and-inner-peace/
 

GET TIPS ON TAKING CARE OF BUSINESS
(SCORE) Lecture on “Taking Care of Business, Unlocking the Market Power of Pricing” presented by SCORE, Wed April 26, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 111 East Liberty St. Free. RSVP: 912-652-4335. For more info: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07ee0igf8j7fd6eae6&llr=anwty5eab&showPage=true
 
 
GOOD VS. BAD FOR YOUR CAREER
(BUSINESS INSIDER) Nine Things People Think Are Bad For Their Career But Actually Aren’t

JOIN ENTREPRENEURS AT 1 MILLION CUPS
(SAVANNAH, GA) 1 Million Cups is a weekly meet-up to connect and help grow Savannah’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. Be active in the regional community and share your ideas and experiences and be surrounded by like-minded folks who care about Savannah’s future success. Each week an entrepreneur presents a business idea or concept, followed by 20 minutes of Q&A from the audience. No cost. Location: Bull Street Labs, 2222 Bull Street. Every Wednesday 9-10a. See the speaker line up: http://www.1millioncups.com/savannah

YOUR BODY’S ‘SUN SALUTATIONS’ INDICATE AWARENESS
(SAVANNAH, GA) “Our body posture can be an indicator of how we are feeling … As we bring awareness into our bodies, we tend to change postures so we can get more comfortable. In turn, as we change postures it results in a spontaneous shift in our awareness. This feedback loop between body awareness and body positioning is part of the practice of yoga.” Learn the importance of Sun Salutations as part of your regular routine, taught Sundays
BYRD COOKIE
(SAVANNAH BUSINESS JRL) Since 1987, Byrd Cookie Company has marked April 14 as Byrd Cookie Day in Savannah. This year’s celebration included a free box of cookies for everyone who visited a Byrd Cookie shop. To read more about this tradition, visit https://savannahbusinessjournal.com/news-categories/manufacturing/6657-apr-12-byrd-cookie-company-day-in-savannah-is-this-driday,-april-14-with-free-cookies-for-all-to-celebrate-30-years.html
IMPROVE YOUR WORKPLACE
(THE BOWEN LAW GROUP) Outside of managing their own office, The Bowen Law Group also provides counsel to other workplaces experiencing issues resulting from differences in management, communication, and competing ideals. For more information, visit


LAUNCH YOUR BUSINESS CLASS
(SAVANNAH, GA) On Saturday, April 29, Savannah SCORE business mentors will host an all-day workshop for anyone interested in starting his/her own business. Topics include the realities of starting, operating, managing and growing a successful business. To register or for more information on the $30 workshop, visit  http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventllr=anwty5eab&oeidk=a07eduyew8t2a774e7b
 
UNDER WATER EXPLORATION TO BE LIVESTREAMED

(SAVANNAH, GA) On Wednesday, May 10 at 10 a.m., Georgia Public Broadcasting and the University of Georgia (UGA) Marine Education Center and Aquarium will be live streaming a virtual tour of Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary and the UGA Aquarium. Divers and biologists will be available to answer questions. To register a class for this event, visit http://www.gpb.org/education/explore/grays-reef?platfDIorm=hootsuite&utm_medium=email&utm_source=GovDelivery
NOMINEES WANTED FOR 40 UNDER 40
(GEORGIA) Every year Georgia Trend honors the state’s best and brightest under 40. If you or someone you know makes a difference in the community send their nomination to Georgia Trend by April 28th. For more information, visit http://www.georgiatrend.com/40-Under-40-Nomination-Form/
CHANGE YOUR SHOES, CHANGE A CHILD’S LIFE
(SAVANNAH, GA) Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Coastal Empire (RMHC) will host its fourth annual Wine, Women & Shoes, on Thursday, April 27 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency, located at 2 W Bay St, Savannah, GA 31401. With 11 pouring stations set up featuring 30 different wines, as well as food from over 16 local restaurants, the signature fundraiser for the RMHC is a night of tasteful fashion for a good cause. For tickets or more information contact RMHC® at 912.350.7641 or on the web athttp://winewomenandshoes.com/savannah
“FEED THE HUNGRY” DOCUMENTARY
(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah Technical College’s Georgia Film Academy class will screen the documentary “Feed the Hungry: the Vision, the Outreach, the Community Changer” on Friday, April 28 at the Savannah Technical College auditorium. The screening begins with a red carpet photo op at 6 p.m., the documentary showing at 7 p.m. and a Q & A session at 7:30 p.m. The event is free to the public. Reservations required with a donation to Feed the Hungry, Inc. Call 912.436.7380 for tickets. To preview the student-produced documentary, visit https://vimeo.com/207498878
 
CAMP FOR GRIEVING CHILDREN
(SAVANNAH, GA) Camp Aloha, to be held May 5 – 7, is for children ages 6 – 17 who have experienced the death of a loved one within the last 24 months. More information, videos and the camper application form are available at www.HospiceSavannah.org/CampAloha.
ART, HORS D’OEVRES AND GARDENS
(SAVANNAH, GA) Enjoy watching artists paint in the lovely Savannah Botanical Garden at the height of the rose blooming season as you enjoy live music, wine and hors d’oeuvres. The Third Annual Reed House fundraiser includes a Kentucky Derby Party with a live satellite feed, big screens and a Derby Hat Contest. A 50/50 Raffle and Silent Auction complete the fun. Saturday, May 6, 2016, 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Savannah Botanical Garden, 1388 Eisenhower Dr. Tickets $35 at the door or online at  www.Reed-House.org. Reed House provides rehabilitation services to help adults with serious mental illness return to the workplace and community.
YOUTUBE TV

(MASHABLE) The Best Way To Watch Live Streaming TV in 2017
http://mashable.com/2017/04/05/youtube-tv-review/?utm_cid=hp-h-1#D9.b9vQ4ngq3

 
HOMELESSNESS IN YOUR COMMUNITY 
(PARK PLACE OUTREACH) Runaway and homeless youth are not limited to urban environments. There are runaway and homeless youth in every community: urban, suburban, and rural. For more information, visit http://parkplaceyes.org
PORT OF SAVANNAH SETS RECORD
(SAVANNAH BUSINESS JRL) For the month of March, The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) moved 311,770 twenty-foot equivalent units, an increase of 5.6 percent. For more information on GPA, visit

https://savannahbusinessjournal.com/news-categories/ports-transportation/6659-apr-12-georgia-ports-authority-experienced-strong-growth-in-march,-strongest-month-in-gpa

 
 
DOGGIE CARNIVAL 
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Humane Society for Greater Savannah will host its 17th annual Doggie Carnival on Sunday, May 7 from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Forsyth Park. Admission to the carnival is free and all proceeds benefit the Humane Society for Greater Savannah. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/771789232972402/
LEARN HOW TO USE QUICKBOOKS ONLINE

(SAVANNAH, GA) The UGA Small Business Development Center in Savannah and the UGA SBDC at Georgia Southern will present a class on May 9 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Developed for beginners and prospective users, this course provides a hands-on approach to learning the features and functions available to QuickBooks online users. For more information, visit https://www.georgiasbdc.org/may-9th-quickbooks-online-savannah/.

MEET LAYLA
(SAVANNAH, GA) Layla is a chocolate lab/doberman mix who’s residing at Coastal Pet Rescue but needs a forever home. Layla is described as a “gentle soul” and is great with dogs and children. She is unique in that she is “tri-pawd”, but having only three legs does not slow her down and she is great on a leash. To view Layla and other pets available for adoption, visit:

(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, April 17, 2017

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‘NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS’
(SAVANNAH, GA) Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society will present the Night of Champions gala on Thursday, May 11 at 6 pm. The event recognizes area businesses that employ differently abled adults, including those with Down syndrome, and celebrates the contributions made by these employees. Table Sponsorships ranging from $200 to $5,000 and individual tickets are available. Sponsorships and contributions are tax-deductible. For more information, please visit

PRECIBALL USA OPENS
(SAVANNAH, GA) Preciball USA, the world leader in the manufacturing and supply of industrial ball bearings, became the newest Pooler resident on Tuesday as officials cut the ribbon to the company’s new North American distribution center in the Westside Business Park on Highway 80. The Dewitt Tilton Group of Savannah recently completed construction on a 40,000 square foot building which has received several awards for the commercial construction project. For more information, visit

 
COLONIAL GROUP LAUNCHES YACHT CENTER
(SAVANNAH, GA) Colonial Group of Savannah is spending $50 million to transform the former Intermarine shipping yard on Lathrop Avenue into a world-class yacht repair and refit facility. To read more, visit  http://savannahnow.com/news/2017-04-08/passage-tax-bill-savannah-yacht-center-become-reality

HUNTER HOLDS RIBBON CUTTING
(SAVANNAH,GA) The Tuttle Army Health Clinic at Hunter Army Airfield recently unveiled a new 3-D Tomosynthesis Mammography unit. Hunter provides medical care for more than 56,000 people. For more information from the ribbon cutting ceremony, visit
FOOD BANK INCREASES SERVICES
(SAVANNAH, GA) America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia held a ribbon cutting on a 10,000 square foot volunteer center. Colonial Group Inc. sponsored the addition which will increase the Food Bank’s services by approximately 10 percent. For the complete story, visit http://savannahnow.com/news/2017-04-13/america-s-second-harvest-coastal-georgia-opens-new-volunteer-center
HEALTHY LUNCH & LEARN
(SAVANNAH, GA) The 2017 Encourage Health Education Series begins on Tuesday, April 25 with Dr. Patricia Stewart and Margaret L. Clay presenting “AROMATHERAPY: How are Essential Oils Making a Place in Healthcare?” from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The lecture will be hosted at the Auditorium of the Savannah Morning News, located at 1375 Chatham Parkway in Savannah. Attendance is free and open to the public. RSVP to http://healthysavannah.org/events/the-science-of-aromatherapy-to-enhance-health-relaxation-and-inner-peace/
YOGA: KEY TO LONGEVITY?
(SAVANNAH, GA) In a recent article published in the United Kingdom, (
http://metro.co.uk/2016/02/23/this-100-year-old-yoga-loving-grandma-is-the-ultimate-fitspiration-5713327/ ) a 100-year-old grandma, Jean Dawson, credits yoga for her health and vitality. She began her yoga journey at the age of 67 and has moved forward ever since. Savannah Yoga Center celebrates yogis of all ages with an array of gentle classes to get you started. Like Jean says, “It’s never too late to think about your health, and age should never be a factor.” To learn more about classes offered at Savannah Yoga Center:
 
BOWEN LAW GROUP ON BANK REGS
(THE BOWEN LAW GROUP) As one of The Bowen Law Group’s biggest clients, banks can rest assured that Charles Bowen and his litigation team members are well versed in the unique regulatory framework of commercial banks, investment banks, and other asset-based lenders. For more information, visit www.thebowenlawgroup.com
 

TASER REBRANDS, LAUNCHES PR CAMPAIGN
(TIME) A police tech company is rebranding with a new name and a bold marketing initiative to provide police departments across the country with free body cameras. Read more at http://time.com/4726775/axon-taser-free-body-cameras-police/



JOIN ENTREPRENEURS AT 1 MILLION CUPS
(SAVANNAH, GA) 1 Million Cups is a weekly meet-up to connect and help grow Savannah’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. Be active in the regional community and share your ideas and experiences and be surrounded by like-minded folks who care about Savannah’s future success. Each week an entrepreneur presents a business idea or concept, followed by 20 minutes of Q&A from the audience. No cost. Location: Bull Street Labs, 2222 Bull Street. Every Wednesday 9-10a. See the speaker line up: http://www.1millioncups.com/savannah

PAY ONLY PART OF HOME RENOVATION UPFRONT
(SAVANNAH, GA) A good rule of thumb is to only pay the contractor 30-50% of the total project upfront; if your contractor asks you to pay more, you should walk away. Problem Solved. For more information, visit www.fullturnservices.com
 
 
ROTARY SEEKS ‘PLAY IT FORWARD’ SPONSORSHIPS
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Rotary Club of Savannah is recruiting sponsors for the annual Play It Forward event that raises funds for at-risk youth in the area. Sponsorship dollars, at a variety of levels, support Mayor Deloach’s Summer Intern program for 11th and 12th grade students. Contact the Play It Forward committee at RotariansPIF@gmail.com for more details or to become a sponsor: https://www.facebook.com/Rotarians-Play-It-Forward-362452323450/
PEPSI AD MISSES THE MARK
 (TIME) Pepsi Pulls Controversial Ad After One Day

http://time.com/4726500/pepsi-ad-kendall-jenner/?xid=newsletter-brief

HOMELESSNESS HAPPENS TO GOOD PEOPLE
(PARK PLACE OUTREACH) Myth: Runaway and homeless youth are ‘bad kids.’ They are typically good kids caught in bad situations. For more information, visit
HELP END HOMELESSNESS
(SAVANNAH, GA) Join Union Mission for a fund raising event, Raising Hope, on Thursday, April 20, at 6 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency in Savannah. The keynote speaker, Bertice Barry, will share her inspirational message of hope and the importance of community support in ending homelessness. To purchase tickets, please visit the Union Mission website http://www.unionmission.org or call (912) 236-7423.

  

 
SMALL COMPANIES, BIG IMPACT
(FORBES) Creative Ways for Micro Companies to Give Back
NOMINEES WANTED FOR 40 UNDER 40
(GEORGIA) Every year Georgia Trend honors the state’s best and brightest under 40. If you or someone you know makes a difference in the community send their nomination to Georgia Trend by April 28th. For more information, visit http://www.georgiatrend.com/40-Under-40-Nomination-Form/
GEORGIA SOUTHERN MBA OPEN HOUSE
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Georgia Southern University College of Business Graduate Office will host an informative MBA open house on Tuesday, April 18 from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. at the Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm Street, Savannah 31401. College representatives will be on hand to answer any questions. For more information, call 912.478.5767, or visit http://www.savannahchambernews.com/new-members/georgia-southern-hold-mba-open-house-april-18/
JEWELS AND JEANS FUNDRAISER TO FIGHT CHILDHOOD HUNGER
(SAVANNAH, GA) Help fight childhood hunger in the Lowcountry and join America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia and Bank of America in their annual Jewels & Jeans fundraiser Thursday, April 20th from 7-10 p.m. There will be fabulous food, drinks, music, and a silent auction to benefit those in need. With only 100 tickets left, buy your ticket before they’re sold out. For more information: http://www.helpendhunger.org/event/jewels-jeans-2017/
CAREER DAY 
(SAVANNAH, GA) Haven Elementary School will hold its Annual Career Day on Thursday, April 20. Professionals from various fields will share their educational background and their professional experiences with students in 2nd thru 5th grade. Marjorie Young of Carriage Trade Public Relations will be presenting about Marketing. For more information, visit www.cissavannah.org
SAVANNAH VOLUNTEER AWARDS
(SAVANNAH, GA) The 38th Annual United Way HandsOn Savannah Volunteer Awards Celebration is set for Wednesday, April 26 at Savannah Station, 601 Cohen St, Savannah, GA 31401, from 11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. All nominees will be announced and award winners will be recognized for going above and beyond. Lunch is included. To purchase tickets, visithttp://www.uwce.org/event/38th-annual-united-way-handson-savannah-volunteer-awards-celebration/
50 JOBS ON LIST FOR EARLY RETIREMENT

(TIME) Is your profession on the list?

CHANGE YOUR SHOES, CHANGE A CHILD’S LIFE
(SAVANNAH, GA) Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Coastal Empire (RMHC) will host its fourth annual Wine, Women & Shoes, on Thursday, April 27 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency, located at 2 W Bay St, Savannah, GA 31401. With 11 pouring stations set up featuring 30 different wines, as well as food from over 16 local restaurants, the signature fundraiser for the RMHC is a night of tasteful fashion for a good cause. For tickets or more information contact RMHC® at 912.350.7641 or on the web athttp://winewomenandshoes.com/savannah
“FEED THE HUNGRY” DOCUMENTARY
(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah Technical College’s Georgia Film Academy class will screen the documentary “Feed the Hungry: the Vision, the Outreach, the Community Changer” on Friday, April 28 at the Savannah Technical College auditorium. The screening begins with a red carpet photo op at 6 p.m., the documentary showing at 7 p.m. and a Q & A session at 7:30 p.m. The event is free to the public. Reservations required with a donation to Feed the Hungry, Inc. Call 912.436.7380 for tickets. To preview the student-produced documentary, visit https://vimeo.com/207498878
 
CAMP FOR GRIEVING CHILDREN
(SAVANNAH, GA) Camp Aloha, to be held May 5 – 7, is for children ages 6 – 17 who have experienced the death of a loved one within the last 24 months. More information, videos and the camper application form are available at www.HospiceSavannah.org/CampAloha.
DOGGIE CARNIVAL 
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Humane Society for Greater Savannah will host its 17th annual Doggie Carnival on Sunday, May 7 from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Forsyth Park. Admission to the carnival is free and all proceeds benefit the Humane Society for Greater Savannah. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/771789232972402/
LEARN HOW TO USE QUICKBOOKS ONLINE

(SAVANNAH, GA) The UGA Small Business Development Center in Savannah and the UGA SBDC at Georgia Southern will present a class on May 9 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Developed for beginners and prospective users, this course provides a hands-on approach to learning the features and functions available to QuickBooks online users. For more information, visit https://www.georgiasbdc.org/may-9th-quickbooks-online-savannah/.

UNDER WATER EXPLORATION TO BE LIVESTREAMED
(SAVANNAH, GA) On Wednesday, May 10 at 10 a.m., Georgia Public Broadcasting and the University of Georgia (UGA) Marine Education Center and Aquarium will be live streaming a virtual tour of Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary and the UGA Aquarium. Divers and biologists will be available to answer questions. To register a class for this educational event, visit http://www.gpb.org/education/explore/grays-reef?platform=hootsuite&utm_medium=email&utm_source=GovDelivery 
JUST ADD SUNSHINE
(SAVANNAH, GA) Jethrine is a 2-year-old female tabby ready for a new home. Her orange coat matches her sunny disposition and her love to bask in the sun. To view Jethrine and all animals available for adoption, visit: http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2017-c-019-jethrine/