(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, January 7, 2019

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ROTO-ROOTER PLUMBERS OF SAVANNAH CELEBRATES 45 YEARS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Roto-Rooter Plumbers of Savannah, a locally owned full-service industrial, commercial and residential plumbing company, is pleased to announce its 45th anniversary of serving customers in Savannah and surrounding areas. For more information, please visit https://www.savannahbusinessjournal.com/news-categories/68-state-regional-news/8850-jan-3-roto-rooter-plumbers-of-savannah-celebrates-45th-anniversary.html

Sherry Daniel, Roto Rooter Plumbers of Savannah


LEADERSHIP SOUTHEAST GEORGIA ANNOUNCES 2019 BOARD

(SAVANNAH, GA) Leadership Southeast Georgia has announced the election of its 2019 board of directors that will include Lee Beckmann, of the Georgia Ports Authority, as its chair and Brynn Grant, of the Savannah Economic Development Authority, as vice chair. For more information, please visit https://www.bryancountynews.com/news/leadership-southeast-georgia-announces-2019-board/ leadership southeast georgia, Savannah Public Relations, Carriage Trade Public Relations, Cecilia Russo Marketing

PR WORKSHOP IN ATLANTA

(ATLANTA, GA) Marjorie Young will speak to the Georgia Association of Business Brokers on public relations strategies on January 22, 2019. The event is free and open to the public and will be held at the Georgia Association of Realtors building at 6065 Barfield Road in Sandy Springs at 10:30 a.m. Register here: https://gabb.org/creating-positive-word-of-mouth-for-your-business/  Marjorie Young, CEO and Founder of Carriage Trade Public Relations

PARK PLACE OUTREACH CELEBRATES 35 YEARS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Park Place Outreach Youth Emergency Shelter is celebrating 35 years of serving runaway, homeless and at-risk teens in the Savannah area. PPO is inviting the public to join them on February 1 at the Plantation Club for their annual gala to celebrate the youth they serve and to learn more about the launch of their new Transitional Living Program. Tickets are $150 per person or $1400 for a table of 10. Tickets can be purchased at www.parkplaceyes.org/events  park place outreach, savannah youth shelter, Savannah Public Relations, Carriage Trade Public Relations, Cecilia Russo Marketing

SPEAKERS SOUGHT FOR 2019 ENCOURAGE HEALTH SERIES 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Healthy Savannah and Enmarket are accepting speaker nominations for the 2019 Enmarket Encourage Health Educational Series, the sixth year for the program that features sessions on nutrition, fitness and tips for living a healthy life. Program topics have covered a wide range of subject matter discussed by respected experts in the health field. Popular themes have included the correlation between heart health and a healthy lifestyle, blue zones, the benefits of a plant-based diet and other similar issues. Anyone who has an idea for a health-oriented educational speech should submit the concept to Paula Kreissler at paula@healthysavannah.org. The deadline is Tuesday, January 15. For more information, please visit http://www.wtoc.com/video/2018/12/28/enmarket-encourage-health-education-series/ 

22ND ANNUAL SOUTHERN COAST HEART BALL SET FOR FEB. 2 

(HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C.) The American Heart Association (AHA) will host the 22nd Annual Southern Coast Heart Ball on Saturday, Feb. 2, at 6 p.m. at the Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa. The annual black-tie gala, chaired by Catherine Donaldson of Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty, will celebrate life-saving advances made in the Lowcountry over the last 22 years. Donaldson is chairing in honor of her husband, who served in the U.S. Army Reserves and died of a heart attack in 2016. To reserve your seats or for more information about the 22nd Anniversary Southern Coast Heart Ball, visit www.SouthernCoastHeartball.org.

100 MOST INFLUENTIAL GEORGIANS

(GEORGIA TREND) Who are the 100 most influential Georgians? Find out here: https://editions.mydigitalpublication.com/publication/?i=552370&p=18#%7B%22page%22:26,%22issue_id%22:552370%7D 

LOCAL YMCA SELECTED FOR LUCKY’S MARKET IMPACT DAY 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Lucky’s Market has named the YMCA of Coastal Georgia the recipient of their first Impact Day of 2019. Through the generosity of Lucky’s Market, the YMCA will receive 10 percent of the Savannah store sales from January 8, 2019. These funds will help the YMCA of Coastal Georgia  create and utilize educational materials to support their monthly produce distribution event, Fresh Express, at Curtis V. Cooper Primary Health. For more information, please visit https://www.luckysmarket.com/blog/.

DEWITT TILTON GROUP DELIVERS HOLIDAY MEALS

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Dewitt Tilton Group prepared and delivered holiday meals to the first responders and staff at the Thunderbolt fire and police departments. The meals included turkey, stuffing and sides with all of the fixings of a home-cooked meal. Altogether, over 30 first responders and staff members received a meal. For more information, please visit https://www.savannahbusinessjournal.com/news-categories/people-in-the-news/8854-jan-2-the-dewitt-tilton-group-delivers-holiday-meals-to-thunderbolt-fire-and-police-stations.html

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Andrew DeWitt and Chris Tilton, owners of The Dewitt Tilton Group, with Sean Clayton, Thunderbolt Chief of Police.


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://savannahrotaryreadin.com/

FILM IN SAVANNAH 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Check out what’s coming for Savannah in the film industry! Charles Bowen, founder of the Savannah Film Alliance, gives us a peek: http://www.wtoc.com/video/2019/01/04/savannah-film-alliance/ Charles Bowen

STOP PROCRASTINATING IN 2019


LDSS RECEIVES $550 GRANT

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS) received a $550 grant from The Savannah Community Foundation made possible by The Emerging Leaders Committee Fund to be used for capital expenditures. For more information on LDSS, please visit https://ldssga.org/LDSS


NLAWS PARTNERS WITH ST. JOSEPH’S / CANDLER

(SAVANNAH, GA) NLaws Produce at Home recently launched a partnership with St. Joseph’s/Candler to deliver fresh groceries to health system co-workers in a convenient manner. Learn more about the new program here: http://www.wtoc.com/video/2018/12/26/nlaws/

SPEROS’ WEEKLY SECURITY TIPS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Voice Phishing, also known as Vishing, may not be the latest scam in a cybercriminal’s toolbelt, but its effectiveness keeps it as a top concern for many of us. Learn more here: https://www.pii-protect.com/MicroTrainings/micro_training_view/123?brand_key=uyjmd&ID=53755 

TED TALK TIPS – FREE EVENT

(SAVANNAH, GA) Hostess City Toastmasters is hosting this free event on January 15, 2019. The event will be held at The Creative Coast Labs at 2222 Bull St. For more information, please visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ted-talk-tips-tickets-53768211167?aff=eivtefrnd

ENMARKET TO REBUILD DOWNTOWN MLK STORE

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Enmarket kiosk on MLK Jr. Boulevard near i16 will look more like its prestigious surroundings in the historic district come spring of 2019. Savannah-based Enmarket announced they will rebuild and expand the kiosk with features that will integrate its appearance into the downtown location. Unlike other stores, this location will have an outdoor dining patio, a green space, and a bike service area. A local artist will be contracted to design and paint a community-themed mural on one of the exterior walls. For more information visit https://carriagetradepr.com/enmarket-to-rebuild-downtown-mlk-store-in-savannah/ 

NEW VETERINARY APP, HEEL!

(SAVANNAH, GA) Dr. Jason King, CEO of Live Oak Veterinary Neurology, has launched the new “Heel!” veterinary network app to promote quality pet care and medication compliance. The free app will send medication reminders to pet owners and helps them communicate with veterinary professionals on prescription refills, therapy details and other pet health issues. For more information, visit http://www.wtoc.com/video/2018/12/31/live-oak-veterinary-heel-app/ Dr. Jason King

BUSH’S GREATEST LEGACY

(SAVANNAH, GA) George H. W. Bush left behind many great legacies, one of the best being the Americans with Disabilities Act. Check out this wonderful letter to the editor written by Kayla Johnson, Executive Director of the Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS) and learn more about the importance of this act. https://www.savannahnow.com/business/20181214/kayla-johnson-bushs-greatest-legacy-americans-with-disabilities-act 

Kayla Johnson, Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society


REACH CUSTOMERS ONLINE WITH GOOGLE

(SAVANNAH, GA) The UGA Small Business Development Center in Savannah and the UGA SBDC at Georgia Southern University, along with the Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce will present a workshop on January 23rd from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Find out what Google knows about your business and get your Google Business Page instantly verified during the session. For more information, visit

BETHESDA ACADEMY PRESIDENT RECEIVES GEORGIA GOAL AWARD

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Georgia GOAL Scholarship Program recently presented Michael Hughes, president of Bethesda Academy in Savannah, with the GOAL Advocacy Award. The award acknowledges individuals who have displayed passion and perseverance when appealing to legislators to preserve, protect and expand the program’s scholarship opportunities. For more information, please visit http://www.wtoc.com/video/2019/01/04/bethesda-academy-president-michael-hughes-talks-about-his-goal-advocacy-award/ Bethesda Academy President Michael Hughes Holds GOAL Award

DINNER CABARET FOR A GOOD CAUSE

(SAVANNAH, GA) Wesley member Craig Hanson had a life-saving liver transplant on October 15. For 18 years Craig has taught 5th grade science at Isle of Hope Elementary where he has been teacher-of-the-year 3 times. For 11 years, he has sung with the Wesley Choir. Grab your flapper dresses and fedoras and join the Wesley Choir for a Roaring 20s Dinner Cabaret benefiting Craig. Dine on a three-course meal with wine, and feast your ears upon music from choir members including songs by Ella Fitzgerald and Nina Simone, as well as, music from Carmen, Cabaret, and more! Visit the Facebook page for more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1956363437787045/

DEADLINE EXTENDED: ROTARY FELLOWSHIP EXCHANGE

(DISTRICT 6920) Rotary District 6920 is looking for applicants to apply to its 2019 Fellowship Exchange Program in the Caribbean. The program dates will be March 9-29. The cost of the program, homestay, meals and scheduled travel expenses will be covered by the Rotary, but participants should include the costs of any personal souvenirs and outside expenditures in their own budget. For more information, please visit http://www.rotarydistrict6920.org/carribean/

MEET ANN

(SAVANNAH, GA) Coastal Pet Rescue introduces Ann! Ann is a three-year old female terrier mix. She is a perfect size with just the right amount of energy! Ann is very thankful to have been given a freedom ride to rescue but is hoping to find a home of her own for the holidays. For more information on Ann or any of Coastal Pet Rescue’s other cats and dogs for adoption, please visit http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2018-d-533-ann/
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