(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, August 27, 2018

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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 can be found here, https://carriagetradepr.com/savannah-score-announces-8-finalists-for-bizpitch-savannah/

BUDDY CARTER VISITS BETHESDA ACADEMY STUDENTS

(SAVANNAH, GA) U.S. Representative Buddy Carter visited the students of Bethesda Academy last week. Check out this video to get a glimpse into his visit: https://youtu.be/Obb_J2BPSpk

ENCOURAGE HEALTH EDUCATION LECTURE THIS TUESDAY 

(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. The lecture will be livestreamed on Healthy Savannah and the Enmarket Facebook pages. You can learn more about the upcoming lecture in this podcast hosted by the Savannah Morning News: http://www.savannahnow.com/entertainmentlife/20180824/listen-talking-fitness-in-workplace-and-free-encourage-health-savannah-lecture-series

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


TEACH THE FUTURE

(SAVANNAH, GA) Applications are now being accepted for Teach the Future Fellowship, a yearlong fellowship for public and private educators dedicated to transforming their schools and classrooms to prepare all students for the world as it is and will be, not as it was. Fellows identify a challenge in their classroom or school that they want to explore and for which they want to develop a unique solution. Program cost for the year is $350. For more information or to apply by September 11, visit https://teachthefuture.co. Teach the Future is sponsored by St. Andrew’s School.

2018 LDSS BUDDY WALK – OCOTBER 6

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society will host their 13th annual Buddy Walk in Forsyth Park on Saturday, October 6, to honor and celebrate individuals with Down syndrome. For more information, visit the Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/623321678044757/
Families of Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society under the arch during the Buddy Walk in Savannah

Families of Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society under the arch during the Buddy Walk in Savannah


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/

SPEROS PRESENTS SECURITY TIPS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Speros’ security tip of the week is “How to Prevent Peeping Toms.” Watch this informational video for more information on Peeping Toms in cyberspace and how you can stop them: https://www.pii-protect.com/MicroTrainings/micro_training_view/108?brand_key=uyjmd&ID=cynthia.wright@carriagetradepr.com

MINIATURE MASTERPIECES SILENT AUCTION BENEFITTING HOSPICE

(SAVANNAH, GA) The community is warmly invited to the closing reception of the Miniature Masterpieces Silent Auction benefiting Hospice Savannah on Friday, September 14, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. Over 50 local artists and artisans have donated mini pieces to this eclectic show. Final bids will be taken at 7:00 p.m. with all proceeds supporting the life-enriching programs and services of not-for-profit Hospice Savannah, Inc. The Hospice Savannah Art Gallery is located at 1352 Eisenhower Drive in Savannah and work can be viewed prior to the closing reception doing normal weekday business hours. For more information, please visit http://www.hospicesavannah.org/hospice-savannah-art-gallery/

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


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.

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

MEET ECHO

(SAVANNAH, GA) Coastal Pet Rescue introduces Echo. Echo is only about 7 months old. Thus far, he has done great with commands and directions although he is still learning proper puppy behavior. He is patiently waiting for his furever family to come scoop him up! To adopt Echo, or to see any other animal available for adoption, visit http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2018-d-299-echo-2/
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