(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, September 24, 2018

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ENCOURAGE HEALTH PRESENTS GRANT TO SAVANNAH DERBY DEVILS 
(SAVANNAH, GA) Enmarket and Healthy Savannah presented a $1,000 grant to the Savannah Derby Devils as part of the 2018 Encourage Health Education series. The Savannah Derby Devils is a women’s flat-track roller derby league founded on the principle that the concept of being healthy extends beyond weight and size to emotional and mental health. Derby Devils encourage all women to build their self-confidence and broaden their comfort zone through a culture of team-oriented athleticism and sisterhood. For more information, please visit http://savannahderby.com/

Enmarket and Healthy Savannah present ,000 grant to the Savannah Derby Devils

Enmarket and Healthy Savannah present $1,000 grant to the Savannah Derby Devils


SPEROS NAMED WILSON ELECTRONICS INSTALLER

(SAVANNAH, GA) Speros, a Savannah-based technology services company, has been named as the area’s only certified Wilson Electronics installer for wireless signal boosters. Wilson Electronics, a leader in the cellular signal booster market, is the longest-running manufacturer of wireless signal boosters in the country. For more information, please visit speros.com

FAMILY PRESERVATION FOR TEENS PROGRAMS

(SAVANNAH, GA) On October 1, Park Place Outreach is launching a new program called Family Preservation for Teens, funded by the Promoting Safe and Stable Families grant. The Family Preservation program works with teens and their families to receive case management services, support service, and placement prevention services to help teens remain safely in their homes to sustain and maintain family stability.Kendall Walker has been hired as the Program Manager for this program. For more information visit  https://www.savannahbusinessjournal.com/news-categories/non-profit-organizations/8490-sept-20-family-preservation-for-teens-program-launches-at-park-place-outreach-youth-emergency-shelter.html

Kendall Walker, Park Place Outreach

Kendall Walker, Park Place Outreach


ENMARKET ASSUMES OPERATIONS OF HANDY DAN’S

(HARDEEVILLE, SC/SAVANNAH, GA) Enmarket, a convenience store chain with operations in three states, has purchased Handy Dan’s in Ridgeland, S.C. Savannah-based Enmarket assumed operations of Handy Dan’s Gulf station on Thursday, Sept. 20. All operations will continue regularly. For more information, visit https://csnews.com/enmarket-adds-handy-dans-c-store-south-carolina-operations Enmarket

HEALTHY SAVANNAH HOSTS HEALTH FEST

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Healthy Savannah Faith and Health Coalition, formed in 2014 to help faith-based organizations implement policies and programs to promote a holistic health culture, will host its first citywide health festival on Saturday, Oct. 20. The event, called Health Fest, will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Bolton Street between Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Montgomery Street. For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/2077010738976710/

LIVE OAK PUBLIC LIBRARIES EXPANDS INTERNET SERVICES

(SAVANNAH, GA) Live Oak Public Libraries (LOPL) announces the expansion of their public computer and Internet access. Persons visiting any of the 16 libraries in Chatham, Effingham and Liberty Counties may now more easily reserve and use a public computer and Internet services. Patrons can visit their local library, proceed to any service desk and simply request a computer reservation from library staff. Live Oak Public Libraries provide more than 350 public computers, annually hosting more than 356,000 public computer sessions and 94,000 public wireless internet connections for library patrons using their own personal device. For more information, please visit www.liveoakpl.org

JUNIOR LEAGUE OF SAVANNAH 71ST ANNUAL THRIFT SALE

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Junior League of Savannah will host its 71st Annual Thrift Sale on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at the National Guard Armory located at 1248 Eisenhower Dr., Savannah. Tickets will be available at the door on sale day. The Junior League of Savannah is excited to bring back a 2 day sale, by having a Bonus Sale day to be held on Sunday, October 14th from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Admission will be free for the Sunday sale day. For more information, please visit https://mailchi.mp/144c232e75e7/junior-league-of-savannah-announces-71st-annual-thrift-sale-and-new-location

6-WORKSHOP SERIES COMING TO SAVANNAH

(SAVANNAH, GA) Mark your calendars for a terrific series of relevant, often requested workshops on topics of high interest to entrepreneurs. The  monthly series commences on 18 October and runs through 21 march 2019. The registration fee for each session is $15. Details of each session will be made available as the sessions approach. Consult the SCORE web page at www.savannah.score.org for the date, time and content for each session.

CECILIA RUSSO TURNER AWARDED ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR

(SAVANNAH, GA) Cecilia Russo Turner of Cecilia Russo Marketing received the 2018 Entrepreneur of the Year Award from the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce during its annual business awards banquet on September 13. The event honors Savannah area individuals and businesses that represent local economic drivers including hospitality, manufacturing and small business. Watch a video of the award ceremony here: https://www.facebook.com/CarriageTradePublicRelations/videos/856577054547609/

Diana Morrison, right, former Chair of the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce, presents the Entrepreneur of the Year Award to Cecilia Russo Turner, left, of Cecilia Russo Marketing at the 2018 Chamber Business Awards Banquet.


BETHESDA ACADEMY HOSTS 10TH ANNUAL SPORTING CLAYS TOURNAMENT

(SAVANNAH, GA) Bethesda Academy will hold the 10th annual Sporting Clays Tournament on Friday, Oct. 19, at the Forest City Gun Club. All sponsorship and event proceeds benefit Bethesda’s scholarship program for young men in grades six through twelve. For more information, visit https://www.coastalboomers.com/events/149723/bethesda-academys-10th-annual-sporting-clays-tournament 

PEACOCK JOINS AUTOMOBILE DEALERS ASSOCIATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS

(JASPER COUNTY, S.C.) Peacock Automotive is pleased to announce that president and CEO Warner Peacock has been appointed to the board of directors for the South Carolina Automobile Dealers Association. The organization has about 250 members who account for more than 90 percent of new vehicles sold in the state. For more information, visit http://lowcountryceo.com/news/2018/09/warner-peacock-president-and-ceo-peacock-automotive-joins-automobile-dealers-association-board-directors/

Warner Peacock Headshot

Warner Peacock, President and CEO of Peacock Automotive


LOW COUNTRY DERMATOLOGY TO UNVEIL NEW TREATMENT AT OPEN HOUSE

(SAVANNAH, GA) A new treatment designed to stimulate and remodel collagen and address common signs of aging will be announced by Low Country Dermatology during an open house on Thursday, Nov. 8. Low Country Dermatology is the only dermatologist office in the area certified to offer this new treatment known as Cutera Secret RF. Guests are encouraged to bring donations for the Communities in Schools (CIS) of Savannah Kids Kloset. For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/549428002141834/.

2018 ENMARKET SAVANNAH BRIDGE RUN ANNOUNCES CORPORATE CHALLENGE

(SAVANNAH, GA) For the first time, the 2018 Enmarket Savannah Bridge Run will have a corporate division, which will offer companies a chance to compete against each other while promoting the importance of team building, healthy living and office camaraderie. The fastest CEO and the organization with the most participating employees will be recognized with new awards. To sign your company up, please visit

SPEROS PRESENTS SECURITY TIPS

(SAVANNAH, GA) You may be familiar with what a computer virus is or what it can be, but there are many more frightening facts about viruses that you may not know. In this week’s security tip, learn more about computer viruses and how you can protect your systems. Watch this week’s security tip here: https://www.pii-protect.com/MicroTrainings/micro_training_view/112?brand_key=uyjmd&ID=53755

LEADERSHIP SAVANNAH 2018-2019 CLASS ANNOUNCED

(SAVANNAH BUSINESS JOURNAL) The Savannah Area Chamber Leadership Savannah selections committee has chosen 41 current and potential leaders in the community to make up its 2018-2019 class. These professionals are active in business, education, the arts, religion, government, community-based organizations. Leadership Savannah strives to select candidates who reflect the diversity of Savannah’s economy. For more information, please visit https://www.savannahbusinessjournal.com/news-categories/people-in-the-news/8486-sept-19-chamber-announces-2018-2019-leadership-savannah-class.html

PEACOCK AUTOMOTIVE TO OPEN AUDI DEALERSHIP IN S.C. LOWCOUNTRY

(JASPER COUNTY, S.C.) Peacock Automotive will hold a ribbon-cutting and grand opening ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 4, for its new $6 million Audi Hilton Head dealership prominently located at the entrance to Peacock Auto Mall on Highway 278 in Hardeeville, S.C. A VIP reception will be held that evening at 5:30 p.m. The ribbon-cutting ceremony with Audi representatives, Peacock Automotive representatives and local officials will take place at 6:30 p.m. For more information, please visit https://www.peacockautomotive.com/ or https://www.audihiltonhead.com or call (843) 208-1258. 

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BIZPITCH SAVANNAH™ ANNOUNCES THREE WINNERS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah SCORE announces three winners of SCORE’s “Bizpitch Savannah™.” Each winner receives a cash prize and professional services. For more information, please visit https://youtu.be/WFdw3ORKOo8

WELCOME ELIZABETH POOLE

(SAVANNAH, GA) We are pleased to announce that we have added a new member to our growing team! Elizabeth Poole will serve as the new Director of Communications for Cecilia Russo Marketing, LLC. and Carriage Trade Public Relations®, Inc. She is a graduate of the University of Georgia and native to Savannah. For more information visit

ENMARKET ASSUMES OPERATIONS OF JOKER JOE’S TRUCK STOP

(HARDEEVILLE, SC/SAVANNAH, GA) Enmarket, a convenience store chain with operations in three states, has bought Joker Joe’s Truck Stop in Hardeeville, S.C., a move that expands the company’s reach in a market that extends from Savannah to Charleston, S.C. Savannah-based Enmarket assumed operations of Joker Joe’s on Sept. 6. In addition to growing the retailer’s services and territory served, the purchase will significantly enlarge its diesel fuel business. For more information, visit http://www.blufftontoday.com/news/20180907/enmarket-buys-joker-joes-truck-stop-in-hardeeville

FUN WALK OCT. 20

(SAVANNAH, GA) ‘The Joy of Life Family Fun Walk’ October 20th , 2018 will take place at Lake Mayer. This is a fund raiser for the Savannah Care Center, a local non-profit pregnancy resource center serving the Savannah Community for 32 years. For sponsorship opportunities and more information, call (912) 236-0916.

UNITED WAY ADDS CECILIA RUSSO TURNER TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS

(SAVANNAH, GA) The United Way of the Coastal Empire is pleased to announce its selection of Cecilia Russo Turner, CEO and founder of Cecilia Russo Marketing, to join its 2018 board of directors. Turner joins a board of 33 community leaders who operate under the direction of a 13-member executive committee. For more information visit http://www.savannahnow.com/business/20180922/newsmakers Cecilia Russo Turner of Cecilia Russo Marketing

FREE HOMEBUYER’S SEMINAR SETP. 26

(SAVANNAH, GA) Free Homebuyer’s Seminar, Wednesday, September 26th, 6:30-7:30pm, Keller Williams Realty, 329 Commercial Dr, Savannah, GA 31406. Join local industry experts to determine how to get qualified to finance your home, how to shop for your home, how to insure your home, how to ensure the home you are buying has been well taken care of, and how to complete the purchase of your home and sign on the dotted line. This seminar is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. RSVP by registering here: https://savannahhomebuyingseminar.eventbrite.com  For additional information contact Jessica Neeley at 912-355-9814 or neelej2@nationwide.com.

LADIES, GUNS & AMMO 2018

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Area Republican Women will hold the second annual Ladies, Guns and Ammo event on Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Savannah Golf Club. The event is intended to instruct women on the laws associated with handguns and proper safety protocols. Rachel Campos-Duffy, a FOX News and FOX Business Contributor, the wife of Wisconsin Congressman Sean Duffy, and a recurring guest host on hit shows, FOX & Friends and Outnumbered, will be the featured keynote speaker for the luncheon. There will also be two instructional classes available for participants. For more information visit https://www.connectsavannah.com/savannah/ladies-guns-and-ammo/Event?oid=9889734 

CLOVER HEALTH HOSTS SENIOR EXPO

(SAVANNAH, GA) Clover Health will host a senior expo as part of the Clover JOY (Just Older Youth) Series on Thursday, September 27, from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the Skidaway Island United Methodist Church. With 25 local vendors showcased and a host of entertainment scheduled, the expo will be two hours celebrating the “just older youth” of Savannah. Raffle prizes will include a gift box from Nourish Bath and Body Works, a three-month membership to the Habersham YMCA, gift cards for local restaurants, a voucher for the Income Training Course and so much more! We’ll even have a special performance by the Savannah Bananas Nanas. The expo is free to attend and open to the public. Grab a friend and join us! For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/2208021749474782/

AWWIN ANNOUNCES 16TH ANNUAL GALA AND SILENT AUCTION

(SAVANNAH, GA) Assisting Working Women in Need (AWWIN, Inc.) announces plans for their 16th Annual Top Ten Working Women of the Year Awards Gala and Silent Auction on Friday, October 19, 2018, at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit www.awwininc.org

BUSINESS CONNECTION

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Area Chamber hosts Bands in the Ballpark on Thursday, October 11 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Historic Grayson Stadium. The networking event includes food and live entertainment from Bucky & Barry, Irritating Julie, and Wassaw Sound. Cost is $10 for Chamber members and $25 for guests. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit http://savannah.simpleviewcrm.com/webapi/rsvp/v2/?action=details&eventid=121

SEPTEMBER OPEN FOR BUSINESS® ANNOUNCED

(SAVANNAH, GA) The September Open for Business® will be held on Wednesday, September 26, at noon on Facebook Live. This month’s topic is Search Engine Optimization (SEO) 101. For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1846597912094801/ 

TAKING YOUR WEBSITE BEYOND BORDERS

(SAVANNAH, GA) The World Trade Center Savannah announces plans for a hands-on website workshop on Tuesday, September 25 from 9 a.m. – 12 noon. Program topics include website tips to effectively market products and services internationally, search engine optimization, simple website enhancements, and much more. Cost to attend is $25 and registration is required. For more information or to register, https://www.wtcsavannah.org/events/taking-your-website-beyond-borders/

13TH ANNUAL BUDDY WALK

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS) will host their 13th annual Buddy Walk on Saturday, Oct. 6, in Forsyth Park. This event, which is open to individuals of every age and ability, is held to support individuals with Down syndrome and their families. A new element this year will be a focus on healthy lifestyles. For more information visit http://www.southernmamas.com/2018/2018-buddy-walk-free-family-fun-festival-savannah/ 

VIP BUSINESS EXPO

(SAVANNAH, GA) VIP Office & Paper Clip will bring its annual Business Expo to its Savannah customers and business community.  A tailgate/football inspired, customer appreciation and vendor experience will happen October 4, 2018 from 10-2, at the YMCA Youth Center 6400 Habersham Street, Savannah. Free event.  RSVP for lunch to vipexpo@vipoffice.com

MEET BARTLEBY

(SAVANNAH, GA) Coastal Pet Rescue introduces Bartleby, a five-month old male kitten. Bartleby has no fear and loves to tackle his older foster siblings. He is equally as snuggly, however, and loves to cuddle his humans. Bartleby is a lover of both people and other pets. To adopt Bartleby or to view other animals available for adoption visit http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2018-c-076-bartleby/
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