COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, August 20, 2018

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PEACOCK COLLISION CENTER RENOVATIONS
(JASPER COUNTY, S.C.) Peacock Automotive Collision Center, located at 1667 N. Okatie Hwy in Ridgeland, S.C., recently completed building renovations and earned new manufacturers’ certifications. For more information, visit https://carriagetradepr.com/peacock-automotive-collision-center-certifications-and-renovations/.

SAVANNAH SCORE RECEIVES NATIONAL BUSINESS EDUCATION AWARD

(SAVANNAH, GA) At SCORE’s National Leadership Conference in Jacksonville, FL, Savannah SCORE received the “Outstanding Client Education Program” award for 2018. SCORE is the largest provider of free business mentoring and business education programs in the nation. Over the last two years, Savannah SCORE, rated in the top 10% of SCORE’s 320 chapters nationwide, has helped establish 299 new businesses and create nearly 500 new non-owner jobs in the Savannah area. Learn more: https://savannah.score.org 

CAST YOUR VOTE

(SAVANNAH, GA) It’s time to vote in Southern Living’s annual Best of the South awards for 2019. Savannah is well represented in a variety of categories from Best Bar to Best Barbecue and much more. Vote now at https://www.southernliving.com/southsbestvote and show your Savannah support.

DR. LINDA SACKS RECEIVES NSPN AWARD

(SAVANNAH, GA) Dr. Linda Sacks, a Park Place Outreach Youth Emergency Shelter volunteer, has been awarded the Helping Hands Volunteer Award at the National Safe Place Network conference. This national award is given to an individual who demonstrates extraordinary volunteerism through his or her involvement with an organization dedicated to youth services. For more information visit https://carriagetradepr.com/volunteer-at-park-place-outreach-receives-helping-hands-volunteer-award/

AUGUST SAVANNAH FILM ALLIANCE MEETING 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The next Savannah Film Alliance meeting will be held this Thursday, August 23, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Savannah Film Company (611 West Jones Street). Special guests include Scott Harbinson, Sam Reese, and Darla McGlamery of IATSE. All those with a stake in the entertainment industry are invited to attend to share their updates, discuss their goals, and brainstorm ways to improve the filmmaking experience in the Savannah area. For more information, contact Charles Bowen at cbowen@thebowenlawgroup.com or 912-544-2050

TREVOR HESS ON LEADERS FORUM INTERNATIONAL 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Trevor Hess of Junkluggers of Savannah was recently interviewed by Tersh Blissett on the Leaders Forum International Facebook page. If you missed the interview, you can watch it now here: https://www.facebook.com/leadforit/videos/1001600103344469/

AUGUST OPEN FOR BUSINESS ANNOUNCED

(SAVANNAH, GA) Join us for our August session of Open for Business, our monthly online article review series. What’s the topic this month? All things content marketing! You can find us on Facebook live on Wednesday, August 29, at noon. Find more information visit https://carriagetradepr.com/august-open-for-business-a-full-guide-to-content-marketing/ or view more details on our event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1998693787022192/

Open for Business

August Open for Business


BIZPITCH SAVANNAH ANNOUNCES 8 FINALISTS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah SCORE announces 8 Finalists for the September 7 “BizPitch Savannah™” entrepreneurial competition, an event open to the public. More information about the 8 finalists here: https://carriagetradepr.com/savannah-score-announces-8-finalists-for-september-7-bizpitch-savannah-entrepreneurial-competition-public-invited/

ENMARKET NAMED TITLE SPONSOR FOR SAVANNAH HOCKEY CLASSIC

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Sports Council announced that Enmarket is the new title sponsor for its SavannahHockeyClassic, an annual match-up between college hockey teams. For more information, http://www.savannahnow.com/sports/20180802/sports-briefs-enmarket-is-new-title-sponsor--for-savannah-hockey-classic Enmarket

SAVANNAH’S ‘HIDDEN HOMELESS’ STUDENTS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Julie Wade, executive director of Park Place Outreach Youth Emergency Shelter, discusses Savannah’s homeless student population in this FOX 28 interview. Learn more: http://fox28media.com/news/local/homeless-students-in-savannah-are-on-the-rise

SPEROS WINS LOCAL FOOD DRIVE COMPETITION

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Technology Association of Georgia has announced that Speros, a full-service technology company in Savannah, won Most Points per Employee and Total Points for Savannah area in the 3rd annual Bytes for Bites – a two-week fund and food drive competition benefitting Georgia food banks. For more information, please visit http://www.wtoc.com/story/38790869/good-news-speros-wins-region-in-bytes-for-bites-competition Speros Bytes for Bites Competition

YOGA RELAY AND SILENT AUCTION TO BENEFIT FAMILY CAREGIVERS

(SAVANNAH,GA)  Kate Doran, owner of Savannah Power Yoga and SPRY Mind & Body is coordinating the third annual Yoga Relay and silent auction benefiting the Edel Caregiver Institute, a program of not-for-profit Hospice Savannah, Inc. The Yoga Relay is this Friday, August 24, at Service Brewing Company.  Individuals or teams may sign up for the Yoga Relay of one hundred sun salutations at www.SavannahPowerYoga.com/workshops, or call 912.349.2756. Registration is $30 and includes one drink ticket at the brewery and a swag bag. Yoga begins promptly at 6:00 p.m. and the silent auction closes at 8:30 p.m.

2018 ENCOURAGE HEALTH EDUCATION SERIES LECTURE 3

(SAVANNAH, GA) Certified fitness trainer Janet McCarthy will present a free lunchtime lecture on Tuesday, Aug. 28, during the third of four 2018 Encourage Health Education Series events in Savannah. McCarthy will discuss the importance of fitness in the workplace and how it can benefit personal effectiveness, as well as, the organization’s bottom line. To RSVP for this or any of the upcoming lectures, visit www.healthysavannah.org. Seating is limited to 90 people.  Seats are still available for this presentation, but the lecture will be livestreamed on Healthy Savannah and the Enmarket Facebook pages. For more information visit https://ceciliarussomarketing.com/fitness-expert-janet-mccarthy-to-speak-at-aug-28-enmarket-encourage-health-education-event/ 

SECOND ANNUAL THRIVE CONFERENCE TO BE HELD SEPTEMBER 5-6 ON HILTON HEAD ISAND

(HILTON HEAD, SC) Thrive, the second annual Women’s Conference presented in partnership by SCORE and The Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce, will take place at the Sonesta Resort on Hilton Head Island September 5th and 6th. Marjorie Young, founder of Carriage Trade Public Relations®, will be one of the keynote speakers. Cynthia Wright, Junior Partner of Carriage Trade Public Relations and Cecilia Russo Marketing, will present at a breakout session. More information and registration is available here: https://www.hiltonheadchamber.org/chamber-events/2018-thrive-lowcountry-womens-conference/

Thrive

THRIVE Lowcountry Women’s Conference


MEET MITZI

(SAVANNAH, GA) Coastal Pet Rescue introduces Mitzi.  Mitzi is the shyest of her siblings, and prefers to just stay out of the center of attention and in her corner. She’s a beautiful cat waiting for the right person to come along.  To adopt Mitzi, or to see any other animal available for adoption, visit http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2018-c-080-mitzi/
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