COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, July 24, 2018

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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

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

AUGUST SAVANNAH FILM ALLIANCE MEETING 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The next Savannah Film Alliance meeting will be held on 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

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 details on our event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1998693787022192/

ENMARKET NAMED TITLE SPONSOR FOR SAVANNAH HOCKEY CLASSIC

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Sports Council announced that Enmarket is the new title sponsor for its Savannah Hockey Classic, an annual match-up between college hockey teams. For more information,

Enmarket


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

PEACOCK SUBARU LOVES TO CARE CAMPAIGN

(HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C.) In partnership with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Peacock Subaru delivered blankets and arts/craft kits to two local cancer centers as part of the Loves to Care campaign. The donations were presented to patients at the St. Joseph’s/Candler Hilton Head/Bluffton Radiation Oncology Center and the St. Joseph’s/Candler S.C. Cancer Specialists-Hilton Head. For more information visit

ROTARY CLUB OF SAVANNAH NAMES PRESIDENT AND BOARD

(SAVANNAH, GA) Lowell Kronowitz, president and fourth-generation family owner of Levy Jewelers, has been named president of the Rotary Club of Savannah.  Kronowitz will be joined on the Rotary board of directors by secretary/treasurer Diana Morrison, sergeant-at-arms Roger Moss, along with Louisa Abbot, Todd Groce, Cecilia Russo Turner, Rick Belford, Jamie McCurry, Swann Seiler, Ellen Bolch, Trip Tollison, Dale Critz Jr., David Rosenblum and Marjorie Young. For more information visit https://carriagetradepr.com/rotary-club-savannah-announces-lowell-kronowitz-president-names-2018-board/

Lowell Savannah Rotary President


DR. CANFIELD FITS PLAYERS FOR CUSTOM MOUTH GUARDS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Dr. Angela Canfield fitted the football teams of Savannah Christian Preparatory School and Jenkins High School for their custom mouth guards as part of the 2018 Canfield Mouth Shield Program. Mouth guards provide stability to the players’ jaws and cushion blows that can cause severe dental injuries such as broken teeth, fractured jaws, gum lacerations and injuries to their lips or tongue. For more information, visit

Custom Mouth Guard Fittings


EDUCATOR CREATES SPECIALIZED LEARNING PROGRAM AT BETHESDA ACADEMY

(SAVANNAH, GA) Susan Boatright, a credentialed educator, counselor and learning specialist, is developing a student success program for Bethesda Academy that will model an individualized learning plan for each student and provide academic, organizational and motivational support. For more information, visit https://carriagetradepr.com/bethesda-academy-hires-new-learning-specialist-and-creates-specialized-success-program-on-campus/
Susan Boatright New Learning Specialist at Bethesda Academy

SAVANNAH IS ‘KILLING IT’ IN THE FILM INDUSTRY

(SAVANNAH, GA) According to Charles Bowen, Savannah is on track for a record year in film spending. Check out his interview with Georgia Entertainment News for the latest on the local film landscape. https://georgiaentertainmentnews.com/2018/07/charles-bowen-savannah-on-track-for-a-record-year-in-film-spending/

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 on 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.

CHRIS TILTON FEATURED ON WRUU

(SAVANNAH, GA) WRUU’s Savannah Business Showcase featured Chris Tilton, President and Co-Founder of the Dewitt Tilton Group, speaking about the group’s recent community workshop and luncheon on “Critical Steps to Starting a Commercial Construction Project.” Watch the interview and learn about Tilton’s insider perspective on the topic on YouTube at https://youtu.be/ZEqMJ5xYL9I

OELSCHIG NURSERY INSTALLS ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Southeast’s oldest floral and landscape nursery has gone high tech. Founded in 1882, Savannah’s family-owned and -operated Oelschig Nursery, Inc., was recently outfitted for the 21st century by Speros, a full-service technology company in Savannah. The upgrade allows the business to maintain better client data as well as track and control inventory. For more information, visit speros.com, call 912-354-8900 or email info@speros.com.
Oelschig
(GUYTON, GA) Join Faith Equestrian for their 1st Annual Boots and BBQ fundraising event. Come dressed in your favorite boots and cowboy hat to enjoy a Yee Haw evening of BBQ, country dancing and a great auction. Also get ready to compete in the best boots, best hat contest where you can win prizes, all to benefit Faith Equestrian’s Program to serve individuals with special abilities in our community. Saturday, Aug 18 at 6 PM. $40 single ticket, $70 couple. https://www.facebook.com/events/229427577674467/

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


ENMARKET SPONSORS SAVANNAH PHILHARMONIC

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Philharmonic announces Enmarket, as the new presenting sponsor for Savannah’s largest outdoor cultural event, Picnic in the Park. This year’s Picnic in the Park, in historic Forsyth Park is slated for Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, and around 20,000 people are expected to enjoy this year’s festivities, which are free and open to the public. For more information about the Savannah Philharmonic, please visit www.savannahphilharmonic.org
Savannah Philharmonic

MEET DOBBY

(SAVANNAH, GA) Coastal Pet Rescue introduces Dobby, a sweet senior who is approximately 7 years old and is showing a few signs of arthritis. He is dog friendly but in his senior years, he has decided he is done with those puppies, kittens, and young children.  Dobby just wants a quiet home to rest and observe the world. To adopt Dobby, or any other animals from Coastal Pet Rescue, visit http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2018-d-192-dobby/
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