The Local Newswire

SECOND ANNUAL ROYAL FLUSH CASINO NIGHT ANNOUNCED FOR FEB 27 (SAVANNAH, GA) Roto-Rooter Plumbers of Savannah will present its Second Annual Royal Flush Casino Night on Thursday, Feb. 27, to benefit the Coastal Empire Habitat for Humanity. The casino-themed party will take place at the Savannah Station, 601 Cohen St., featuring heavy hors-d’oeuvres, an open bar, live music by the Mainstreet Dance Band and complimentary casino games including Blackjack, Roulette, Craps, Texas Hold’em and Wheel of Fortune. Individual tickets for the event are $60; tickets for couples are $90. The tables will open promptly at 7 p.m. For tickets and more information, visit or
CECILIA RUSSO MARKETING, LLC SPONSORS STC OPPORTUNITY AWARD GALA (SAVANNAH, GA) Cecilia Russo Marketing, LLC was proud to be a sponsor of Savannah Technical College’s 16th Annual Opportunity Award Gala on Friday evening, January 24, 2020. The Opportunity Award recognizes those who have devoted their lives to creating opportunities through technical education. The event honored deserving civic leader Kevin Jackson, who has demonstrated a commitment to creating opportunities for Georgians, both locally and at the state level. To learn more about the event, visit
PARK PLACE OUTREACH HOSTS ANNUAL GALA (SAVANNAH, GA) Park Place Outreach will host its 36th Park Place Outreach Annual Gala on Friday, Feb. 7, from 6-9 p.m. at the Landings Plantation Club, 1 Cottonwood Drive.The gala will include a cocktail hour, live entertainment, a three-course meal and an open beer and wine bar. For every additional $100 donated to Park Place Outreach, attendees will have the opportunity to win one of four luxury gifts. This year, Park Place Outreach will also feature youth advocate Jay Bailey as guest speaker. Tickets are available for $150 per individual, $1,500 for a table of 10 and $3,000 for a sponsorship table. For more information, visit the event page at
WHITNEY LOWERY NAMED EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF LDSS (SAVANNAH, GA) The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS) is pleased to announce that Whitney Lowery has joined its leadership team as executive director. Lowery brings a fresh perspective and 10 years’ experience working with people with different abilities to her new position with the nonprofit. As executive director, Lowery hopes to increase support services, educational opportunities and advocacy programs for the people, families and caregivers LDSS represents. For more information, visit
DR. CAZORLA JOINS BEAUFORT DERMATOLOGY (BLUFFTON/BEAUFORT, S.C.) Pinnacle Medical Group is pleased to welcome plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Sarah Cazorla to its team. She will primarily be serving the Beaufort Dermatology location, bringing with her surgeries previously unavailable to patients in the area. Dr. Cazorla is excited to get to know her community, and will be hosting an informational “Ladies’ Night Out” on Thursday, Jan. 30, at Circa 1810 Salon in Port Royal, South Carolina. For more information, visit
ENJOY REWARDS AT ENMARKET (SAVANNAH, GA) The growing Savannah-based Enmarket convenience store chain continues to embrace cutting-edge technology as it rolls out a new customer rewards program called Enjoy Rewards. The new program will enable customers to earn fuel discounts by buying gas or diesel fuel as well as food and other merchandise inside the store. Those discounts can amount to as much as $2 off per gallon on fuel purchases. For further discounts, the card can be activated as a method of payment, called enPay. To learn more, visit
“INSPIRE YOUR COMMUNITY” PODCAST DONATES $2,000 TO BACKPACKS OF LOVE (SAVANNAH, GA) The Inspire Your Community podcast, which was launched this year by Chris Tilton, one of two principals at the Dewitt Tilton Group, wrapped up 2019 with a $2,000 donation to Backpacks of Love and a volunteer session of packing family food boxes. Watch the episode here to learn more.
YMCA APPOINTS FELDER TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS (SAVANNAH, GA) The YMCA of Coastal Georgia has announced that Brian Felder, founder and managing principal of Felder & Associates, has been appointed to the organization’s Corporate Board of Directors. The YMCA of Coastal Georgia’s Association Corporate Board of Directors governs 10 YMCA facility locations and 55 Before & After School Enrichment sites spanning across a seven-county service area. Felder will serve a three-year term as a member of the Advancement Committee. To learn more, visit
BETHESDA ACADEMY AMONG SAVANNAH WEDDING DESTINATIONS (SAVANNAH, GA) Bethesda Academy’s scenic campus made it easy to expand into the wedding industry as a destination venue. The academy offers a bridal room and is introducing a catering service that can accommodate weddings in addition to delicious school lunches. To learn more about Bethesda and other local wedding spots, visit
PEACOCK AUTOMOTIVE AND WSAV PAY IT FORWARD TO FAMILY PROMISE (SAVANNAH, GA/BLUFFTON, S.C.) Peacock Automotive and WSAV started the new year with a visit to Family Promise, a homelessness assistance prevention program that offers meals, transportation and youth programs, among other services. To learn more, visit
MILTON ANNOUNCES BID FOR 5TH DISTRICT (SAVANNAH, GA) Newspaper Advertising Veteran, Tanya Milton, has announced her bid for the 5th District County Commissioner seat. She will start her run for office in the heart of the district. Milton is the Vice President and Advertising Director of The Savannah Tribune. She began her newspaper career with The Savannah Morning News, having served as an Account Executive for nearly two decades.
VOLUNTEERS PAINT PARK PLACE OUTREACH IN HONOR OF MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY  (SAVANNAH, GA) Volunteers visited Park Place Outreach on Martin Luther King Jr. Day to give the program’s youth residences a fresh coat of paint. To learn more about Park Place Outreach, visit
LOWCOUNTRY LADIES LUNCHEON (SAVANNAH, GA) The Lowcountry Ladies Luncheon will be held Feb. 7, 2020 at EmployAbility in Savannah. Registration is now open, and seating is limited. Tickets are $30 each and can be purchased online at
RESTORATIVE SERVICES (SAVANNAH, GA) Sandfly Family Dental provides restorative services for dental crowns, dental bridges and even full or partial dentures. For more information, visit
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SAVANNAH SCORE RECEIVES $1,000 FACEBOOK GRANT FOR VETERAN PROGRAM (SAVANNAH, GA) SCORE, the nation’s largest provider of free business mentoring services and educational programs to aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners, announced that its Savannah Chapter is one of ten SCORE Chapters in the United States to have been awarded a $1,000 grant from Facebook to develop business and education programs for Veterans of the Armed Services. For more information, visit MEET CANTORE (SAVANNAH, GA) Meet Cantore! Cantore is a lovely little black tabby with white spotting on his belly and neck. He loves to play and his favorite of toys are crinkle balls and stuffed animal wands. When he’s tired, you will often find him in your lap, purring up a storm. He loves to sleep in boxes while you work around the house and is very affectionate! To adopt Cantore, or another animal from Coastal Pet Rescue, visit