(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, February 25, 2019

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ROYAL FLUSH CASINO NIGHT – THIS THURSDAY
(SAVANNAH, GA) Roto-Rooter Plumbers of Savannah will present “The Royal Flush Casino Night” this Thursday, Feb. 28, at the Savannah Station, 601 Cohen St., with all of the proceeds going to benefit families at the Ronald McDonald House of the Coastal Empire. The casino-themed party will feature heavy hors-d’oeuvres, an open bar, live music, dancing and complimentary casino. Individual tickets for the event are $55 and $85 per couple. Festivities begin at 7 p.m. Guests can “go all in” to support this event, which will feature Black Jack, Roulette, Craps, Texas Hold’em and Wheel of Fortune with the opportunity to win up to $3,500 in cash and other prizes. To buy tickets for the Royal Flush Casino Night, please visit https://rotosavannah.com/royal-flush-casino-night Roto-Rooter Plumbers of Savannah

2019 AUTISM CONFERENCE – THIS WEEK

(SAVANNAH, GA) Autism activist Temple Grandin, widely acknowledged as one of the world’s most accomplished and best-known autistic adults, will be the keynote speaker when the Matthew Reardon Center for Autism hosts its 2019 Autism Conference Feb. 28 and March 1 at the Savannah Convention Center. The conference comes as estimates indicate that one in 59 children born in the United States will be diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. With a full list of speakers and a reverse job fair, the conference is an excellent education resource for our region. For more information, please visit  https://2019autismconference.com/  or watch this interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aOm7iKItMi0&feature=youtu.be  2019 Autism Conference

OPEN FOR BUSINESS®: THE ART OF EVENT PLANNING

(FACEBOOK) What’s this month’s topic? We will be talking about the art and science behind event planning.  Our article is: https://www.inc.com/entrepreneurs-organization/8-tips-for-planning-a-buzzworthy-event.html  Be sure to weigh in on the topic either in the Facebook event or using the hashtag #VisTeam2019.  For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/2235689593353304/ Open for Business February

DEAN BURNETTE NAMED PRESIDENT OF GABB

(Savannah, GA) Dean Burnette, founder of Savannah-based Best Business Brokers (B3), has been named president of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers (GABB) for 2019. GABB members help business owners establish sales prices, create marketing plans and strategies for the sales, identify and qualify potential buyers and protect owners’ and buyers’ confidentiality. For more information, visit http://B3Brokers.com

Dean Burnette, Best Business Brokers (B3)

Dean Burnette, Best Business Brokers (B3)


PREVENT AND REVERSE DIABETES WORKSHOP

(SAVANNAH, GA) A wellness workshop which will present information to prevent and reverse diabetes will be held Saturday, March 23, from 9am to 5pm at the Holiday Inn and Suites in Pooler, Ga. Sponsored by One Life One Choice, Inc., wellness experts will present new research and lifestyle measures to change your life. Contact One Live One Choice at (912.398.3413) or purchase tickets at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/womens-health-summit-spring-2019-tickets-56591261988#tickets

COLONIAL FOUNDATION RECOGNIZED AT NATIONAL CONFERENCE

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Colonial Foundation and Mr. Rob Demere were presented with the John R. Chandler Award at the 2019 CASE (Council for Advancement and Support of Education) and NAIS (National Association of Independent Schools) Annual Conference in Philadelphia. The award recognizes the long-term support of a corporation or foundation toward the advancement of independent schools. St. Andrew’s School nominated Colonial Foundation and Mr. Demere for their longstanding philanthropic support to the independent school. They have given lead gifts for every major capital campaign in the 40-year history of the school, provided funding for financial assistance to qualified students through Georgia’s special tax redirection program, and have been a champion for the school in the local community. For more information on St. Andrew’s, visit https://saslions.com

GIRLS ON THE RUN OFFICIAL CHARITY PARNER FOR  SAVANNAH GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP

(SAVANNAH, GA) Girls on the Run (GOTR) Is an official charity partner for the Web.com/Savannah Golf Championship. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Tickets to watch the PGA-qualifying can be found here: www.savannahgolfchampionship.com

JILL JAUCH ON PEACOCK AUTOMOTIVE COLLISION CENTER

(LOWCOUNTRY CEO) Jill Jauch, Marketing/Advertising Manager with Peacock Automotive, talks to us about their Collision Center and some great renovations that have been completed.  Learn more in this Lowcountry CEO video interview: http://lowcountryceo.com/video/2019/02/jill-jauch-peacock-automotives-collision-center/

CHAT BOT WORKSHOP

(SAVANNAH, GA) Marketing expert Michael Renahan will lead a free web marketing and chat bot workshop on Feb. 26 at 9 am. The workshop is free to attend. Renahan is a productivity expert at software giant, HubSpot. In this talk, he will dive into how chat bots don’t solve for one part of your organization but are actually a key driver across the entire organization and customer journey. This event, which is open to the public, will be held at the Creative Coast/Bull Street Lab, 2222 Bull Street RSVP: www.hugsavannah.com

OWNER OF ROTO-ROOTER PLUMBERS OF SAVANNAH CELEBRATES LIFE AND 45 YEARS IN BUSINESS

(SAVANNAH MORNING NEWS) Sherry Daniel, owner of Roto-Rooter Plumbers of Savannah, is celebrating 45 years in business. “And I think I’m the luckiest girl in the world to own the rights to a name that’s recognized all over the world like Roto-Rooter is and because of that I’m the one that ended up with it. I was the one who was willing to make the sacrifices and I still do this day.” She tells her full story here: https://www.savannahnow.com/business/20190210/roto-rooter-of-savannah-owner-celebrates-life-her-45-year-love-for-plumbing 

CHRIS TILTON ON BEING THE LOCAL STAR REP IN THE AREA 

(SAVANNAH CEO) Chris Tilton, President of the Dewitt Tilton Group, talks to us about them being the star rep in the area and what exactly that means. Learn more in this Savannah CEO video interview: http://savannahceo.com/video/2019/02/chris-tilton-being-local-star-rep-area/ 

SAVANNAH’S NEXT OLYMPIC ATHLETE?

(SAVANNAH, GA) Performance Initiative’s youth athletes secured a total of 5 spots on Team USA representing the USA in Fiji at the World Championships:  https://pifitness.org/performance-initiatives-athletes-secure-a-total-of-5-spots-on-team-usa/

CORPUS CHRISTI POOLER CATHOLIC CHURCH WORSHIP SPACE BLESSING CEREMONY

(POOLER, GA) More than 300 people filled the worship space in the multi-purpose building for the blessing of the long awaited home for the Catholic Communty in Pooler.  View a video of the blessing service here: https://animoto.com/play/2yovTHvglmIRHYNqDMPkoA

LEADERSHIP SOUTHEAST GEORGIA 2019 KICKS OFF

(SOUTHEAST GA) Leadership Southeast Georgia kicked off at Little St. Simons in Glynn County. This year’s participants were offered a glimpse of Coastal Georgia’s natural resources on day one with a tour of the Brunswick port and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Day two focused on examining communication preferences and styles and the impact on one’s approach to leadership using the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and featured a leadership challenge scavenger hunt with participants exploring three different terrains on the island. For more information, please visit http://savannahceo.com/features/2019/02/leadership-southeast-georgia-2019-class-kicks-little-st-simons-glynn-county/

Leadership Southeast Georgia 2019 Class Kicks Off

Leadership Southeast Georgia 2019 Class Kicks Off


BUSINESS MANUFACTURING AND THE LAW

(SAVANNAH, GA) When dealing with manufacturing business disputes, ensure a manufacturing business has the necessary tools to ensure a business operates smoothly, successfully and legally. Then identify any trouble spots within the manufacturing business before they flare. For more information, please visit http://www.thebowenlawgroup.com/

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JOIN HORIZONS FOR PANCAKES!

(SAVANNAH, GA) Our friends at Guerry Lumber are hosting a FREE pancake breakfast on
Tuesday, March 5, 2019, from 7:00 – 9:00 am and will donate $5.00 per attendee to Horizons Savannah (up to $2,000).  For more information, or to RSVP, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-short-stack-for-a-tall-cause-tickets-55576138727?aff=efbeventtix

ENMARKET ANNOUNCES NEW HEADQUARTERS LOCATION ON CHATHAM PARKWAY

(SAVANNAH, GA) Enmarket, the Savannah-based convenience store chain, plans to build a new headquarters building as part of a new complex at Ogeechee Road and Chatham Parkway. The lot has been cleared and site work is currently underway. The company will build a new 22,000-square-foot office structure along with a second building of equal size that will be used as flex space and will provide room for future expansion. For more information, please visit https://cstoredecisions.com/2019/01/24/enmarket-plans-new-headquarters/ 

Enmarket

(Left to right) Peter Meyer, Director of Construction & Facilities; Angie Bivens, Director of Finance; Doug Carroll, Director of Real Estate; Matt Clements, Vice President of Marketing; Brett Giesick, President; Libby Bates, Vice President of Operations; Brent Scoggins, Construction Manager


GRETSCH GUITARS

(SAVANNAH) Gretsch was founded in 1883 by Friedrich Gretsch, and has been led by his descendants for four generations, culminating with current president Fred W. Gretsch. Celebrating her 25th anniversary with the Gretsch Company, is Lena Thomas, the daughter of Fred and Dinah. Lena represents the 5th generation of Gretsch family leadership. For more information, visit https://www.gretschguitars.com/

FELDER & ASSOCIATES LAUNCHES NEWLY DESIGNED WEBSITE 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Felder & Associates has just launched their redesigned website, felderassociates.net. Designed by Speros, a full-service technology company in Savannah, the site has been restructured to better feature the architecture and design firm’s growing portfolio of work specializing in historic preservation, architectural design, project management, construction administration and interior design. Felder and Associates New Website

NATIONAL STUDY CONFIRMS HORIZONS SAVANNAH’S APPROACH TO STUDENT SUCCESS

(SAVANNAH, GA) A recent national study confirms that students who participate in Horizons programs have better school attendance, higher academic outcomes, fewer disciplinary referrals and fewer grade retentions. For the full story, please visit http://savannahceo.com/news/2019/01/national-study-confirms-horizons-savannahs-long-term-approach-student-success/

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TEDX SAVANNAH CALLS FOR SPEAKERS FOR 2019

(SAVANNAH, GA) TEDxSavannah is now taking speaker applications. The theme for the 10th anniversary event is “Southern Momentum.” In your application, you will need to communicate how the theme will drive the content of your TEDx talk. Apply here: https://www.cognitoforms.com/TEDxSavannah1/TEDxSavannah2019SpeakerApplication

LOCAL ROTARY CALLS FOR VOLUNTEERS

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Rotary Club of Savannah is searching for volunteers to serve as community readers for the second annual Savannah Rotary Read-In on Wednesday, March 13, from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Last year’s inaugural event drew 526 volunteer readers who read to students in 566 classrooms. This year, Savannah-Chatham public schools plans to add pre-kindergarten to the list, which means Rotarians and volunteers will read to students in 600 pre-k through third-grade classrooms in 32 schools. To register to read at the Savannah Rotary Read-In, please sign up here by March 7: https://www.srri-signup.com/ 

MEET TAURID

(SAVANNAH, GA) Coastal Pet Rescue introduces Taurid! Taurid is a 7-week-old dachshund mix. Taurid was born just hours after her mom was pulled from Animal Control. She is bit spunkier than her siblings but such a sweetie! For more information on Taurid or any of Coastal Pet Rescue’s other cats and dogs for adoption, please visit http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2018-d-531-taurid/
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