(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, February 4, 2019

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HUNDREDS TURN OUT FOR PEACOCK SUBARU’S PUPPY BOWL WATCH PARTY
(SAVANNAH, GA) Peacock Subaru was featured in Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl XV on Super Bowl Sunday, giving national recognition to some of the adoptable pups under the care of the Palmetto Animal League. In celebration of the event, Peacock Subaru held a Puppy Bowl Watch Party, complete with tailgating refreshments provided by One Hot Mama’s and music from co-host 104.9 The Surf. The Palmetto Animal League brought adoptable dogs to join the party, and guests were welcome to bring their own pups! Hundreds came out to support the feature on national television. For more information, please visit http://www.wtoc.com/2019/02/04/peacock-subaru-palmetto-animal-league-featured-animal-planets-puppy-bowl-xv/  

2019 AUTISM CONFERENCE

(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. For more information, please visit https://2019autismconference.com/ 2019 Autism Conference

LEADERSHIP SOUTHEAST GEORGIA 2019

(SAVANNAH, GA) Leadership Southeast Georgia kicked off this weekend! Wondering what all the hype is about? Brynn Grant, Vice Chair of LSEGA and Jesse Bentley, board member of LSEGA, were featured on WTOC’s Mid-Morning Live. Watch the interview to learn more about Leadership Southeast Georgia, and what’s ahead: http://www.wtoc.com/…/2…/01/29/leadership-southeast-georgia/ 

JANUARY OPEN FOR BUSINESS®: THE POWER OF LEADERSHIP TRAINING

(SAVANNAH, GA) Did you miss the January session of Open for Business®? You can still watch the video and chime in with questions! We discussed the power of leadership training and had Lee Beckmann, Chair of Leadership Southeast Georgia, join us to give us an expert opinion. To view the video, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/CarriageTradePublicRelations/videos/316533875643375/

COFFEE CHATS | FEBRUARY 5

(SAVANNAH, GA) Wake up and smell the coffee! At this first-thing-in-the-morning networking opportunity, participants will begin with 30 minutes of open networking! Join the Savannah Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, February 5, at the Alida Hotel from 8:30 – 10:00 a.m. For more information, please visit http://www.savannahchambernews.com/events/coffee-chats-february-5/

GOOGLE ADVERTISING

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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/  

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/

SPEROS PRESENTS WEEKLY TIPS

(SPEROS TECHNOLOGY) This year, why not make a resolution to prioritize security awareness in both our personal and professional lives? Sharpening our security skills can help us become better human firewalls to protect the information we access and use. In this week’s security tip video, learn some components of what it takes to become a strong human firewall and how you can take your security awareness to the next level. Watch the video here:  https://www.pii-protect.com/security_news_letters/send_file/42/attachment/?brand_key=uyjmd  Speros, Speros Technology, Carriage Trade Public Relations and Cecilia Russo Marketing, Savannah Public Relations

2018: THE GREATEST YEAR EVER FOR SAVANNAH’S FILM AND TV INDUSTRY

(CONNECT SAVANNAH) WHAT DO an aging assassin hunting his clone, a football-playing private investigator trying to exonerate his daughter, an escaped slave interacting with famous historical figures, and an upper-class cocker spaniel falling in love with a street smart mutt all have in common? Read Charles Bowen’s film column in Connect Savannah to find out: https://www.connectsavannah.com/savannah/2018-the-greatest-year-ever-for-savannahs-film-and-tv-industry/Content?oid=11550628

OPTIMIZING FACEBOOK

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LEADERSHIP ACADEMY FOR HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS

(WTOC) Dawn’s Daughter holds quarterly session focusing on empowering young women: http://www.wtoc.com/2019/01/20/dawns-daughters-holds-quarterly-session-focusing-empowering-young-women/ 

ROYAL FLUSH CASINO NIGHT TO BENEFIT RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE OF THE COASTAL EMPIRE FEB. 28 – BUY YOUR TICKETS NOW

(SAVANNAH, GA) Roto-Rooter Plumbers of Savannah will present “The Royal Flush Casino Night” on 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

“A WORLD APART” WORLD WAR II MEMORIAL HONORED BY JEWISH WAR VETERANS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Jewish War Veterans in Chatham County gathered to honor Eric Meyerhoff, a retired architect and one of the men responsible for River Street’s World War II monument and the Savannah Riverwalk. The memorial, which honors local Jewish War Veterans and is titled, “A World Apart,” represents the Pacific and European theaters of war. The project’s fundraising campaign was led by founder and president of Cecilia Russo Marketing, LLC, Cecilia Russo Turner. Visitors can walk through the globe structure and read the names of those who served. For the full story, please visit https://www.savannahnow.com/news/20190113/jewish-war-veterans-post-320-salute-eric-meyerhoff-for-design-construction-of-a-world-apart-world-war-ii-memorial 

DEWITT TILTON GROUP ADDS TWO 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Dewitt Tilton Group has announced two new hires. Stephen Cobb has joined the Savannah-based commercial construction company as a superintendent, and Baleigh Youmans has been named an administrative assistant. To learn more about Stephen and Baleigh, please visit http://savannahceo.com/news/2019/01/dewitt-tilton-group-announces-new-hires/ 

GEORGIA HOSPICE CARE ANNOUNCES NEW WEBSITE DESIGNED BY SPEROS

(SAVANNAH, GA) GHC (formally Georgia Hospice Care) is pleased to announce the launch of a newly designed website for the hospice provider in Georgia and South Carolina. The design took approximately eight weeks to create and implement the new site. Designed by Speros, a full-service technology company headquartered in Savannah, the site features user-friendly navigation and a clean, professional design. To view the full website, please visit http://ghcholdings.com/ GHC Website designed by Speros

FEBRUARY AFTER HOURS: BUILDER SPEED NETWORKING

(RIDGELAND, S.C.) The Hilton Head Area Home Builders Association (HBA) will host an after hours event on Thursday, February 7, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the Peacock Automotive Collision Center located at 1667 Okatie Highway off 170. Space is limited to 30 businesses and is exclusive to one service your company provides. To register, send a completed copy of the below form to info@hhahba.com

SHOPPING BOUTIQUE AND PLANT SALE BENEFIT LOCAL CHARITIES 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Market at 3 West Ridge, a unique Shopping Boutique and Plant Sale, will benefit two local charities, HUGS (Heads-Up Guidance Services) and Family Promise of Greater Savannah.  This three day event sponsored by St. Peter’s Episcopal Church (Skidaway Island at 3 West Ridge Road) begins Tuesday evening, February 12th, 5pm-7:30pm with wine and hors d’oeuvres. It continues on the 13th (10am-5pm) and the 14th (10am-4pm).
Your $5 ticket and fabulous purchases help support two worthy community causes! For more information, please visit https://www.thecoastalbuzz.com/2019/01/15/st-peters-to-raise-thousands-for-family-promise-hugs/

LOGISTICS AND THE LAW

(SAVANNAH, GA) The port of Savannah recently marked 23 consecutive months of growth. The business of shipping and transporting goods involves a diverse number of complex legal issues for shippers, shipping companies, brokers, carriers and other businesses involved in the transportation of goods. For more information, visit www.thebowenlawgroup.com

TODDLER TOOTH CARE 101

(SAVANNAH, GA) It’s hard to keep our little ones’ teeth clean. Learn more about how to properly care for your toddler’s teeth in this Savannah Morning News article written by Dr. Angela Canfield of Sandfly Family Dental and Premier Dental Designs. For the full article: https://www.savannahnow.com/entertainmentlife/20190106/savannah-dentist-offers-tips-for-toddler-tooth-care-101

BETHESDA ACADEMY ALUMNUS EXCELS POST-GRADUATION

(SAVANNAH, GA) Jones Carter, alumnus of Bethesda Academy’s class of 2018, set an indoor school record in the triple jump in the first track meet for his college career. Carter, who is a freshman jumper at Catawba College, set the record on December 2 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina at the JDL Early Bird Duels. To read more, please visit http://www.savannahtribune.com/articles/sports-with-walter-moore-528/

LEADERSHIP SOUTHEAST GEORGIA ANNOUNCES 2019 CLASS 

(SOUTHEAST GA) Leadership Southeast Georgia is pleased to announce 29 people have been selected from 10 counties across the region for its class of 2019. The five-month program, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, is designed to equip, empower and connect community leaders to help them promote positive growth and improve the quality of life in the southeast Georgia region. For more information, please visit http://www.lsega.com/ leadership southeast georgia, Savannah Public Relations, Carriage Trade Public Relations, Cecilia Russo Marketing

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

LOVE WALK – FEBRUARY 9, 2019

(SAVANNAH, GA) Wesley Community Centers of Savannah, Inc., sponsored by Savannah Early Childhood Foundation, is gearing up for their most important fundraiser of the year, Love Walk, and they need YOUR help! As a non-profit, the agency works hard to do a lot on a tight budget. Child care fees and the grant awards received, do not cover the expenses associated with operations. One of the biggest ways they make up this shortfall is through funds raised at Love Walk. Love Walk 2019 is scheduled for Saturday, February 9, 2019. The 3.6 mile walk begins at 9:00 a.m. at Wesley (1601 Drayton Street) and is a pleasant stroll through each historic square on Bull Street. The return route circles back to Wesley. Please contact Ms. Adrianne Williams-Henderson at henderson_adrianne@yahoo.com or (912) 236-4226 with any questions.

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 MAX

(SAVANNAH, GA) Coastal Pet Rescue introduces Max! Max is a 12-year-old miniature schnauzer. Don’t let his old age fool you! He has plenty of energy to go around and loves to play with this four foster siblings. For more information on Max or any of Coastal Pet Rescue’s other cats and dogs for adoption, please visit http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2018-d-562-max/
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