The Local Newswire
AUGUST YAPPY HOUR – THURSDAY, AUGUST 22
(HARDEEVILLE, SC) Join Peacock Subaru and Renegade Paws Rescue for an August Yappy Hour event on Thursday, August 22, from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Peacock Subaru located at Peacock Auto Mall (111 Drivers Way, Hardeeville, SC). Find your perfect new furry friend, bring a donation for the adoptable pups and enjoy live music, appetizers from Serg Catering and door prizes! RSVP to: https://augustyappy.
CHRIS TILTON TO SPEAK AT AUGUST POWER HOUR LUNCHEON
(SAVANNAH, GA) Chris Tilton, co-principal of the Dewitt Tilton Group, will present “Metal Buildings: Modern Marvels? Businesses Turning to Budget-Friendly Options for State-of-the-Art Appearances” at the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce’s August Power Hour Luncheon on Tuesday, August 6. The cost to attend for Chamber members is $12.00. The event is also open to prospective Chamber members who can contact Tina Mock at email@example.com for more information. To register for the luncheon, please visit https://savannah.simpleviewcrm.
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LEARN MORE ABOUT SKIN CANCER TECHNOLOGY
(WJCL) Have you ever had a biopsy taken on a suspicious sun spot or mole? The Vivascope 1500 is the latest skin cancer detection technology. With no need for razors or needles, the Vivascope 1500 is painless and takes very little time to return results to patients. The Vivascope 1500 is offered at Pinnacle Plastic Surgery in Bluffton, South Carolina. Learn more and watch Dr. Klenke, owner of Pinnacle Plastic Surgery, on WJCL talking about the new technology here:
$13K DONATION PRESENTED TO BETHESDA ACADEMY
(SAVANNAH, GA) A check was presented to Bethesda Academy on Thursday with funds raised during a car event held by the Oglethorpe Driving Club. This is the third year that the organization has used one of the car events as a scholarship drive. For more information, visit https://www.wtoc.com/
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MARJORIE YOUNG TO PRESENT AT 2019 THRIVE LOWCOUNTRY WOMEN’S CONFERENCE
(HILTON HEAD, SC) Marjorie Young, an award-winning public relations consultant and founder of Carriage Trade Public Relations® Inc., will share five proven strategies for businesses to increase visibility and create positive buzz in the community during the third annual THRIVE Lowcountry Women’s Conference to be held in September on Hilton Head Island, S.C. The premier women’s gathering will focus on enhancing and empowering personal and professional growth. Thought-provoking speakers will network with more than 200 local and visiting women, and special in-depth, skill-based learning workshops will be offered.To register or learn more, please visit https://www.hiltonheadchamber.
CAMP BUDDY CAMPERS VISIT BITTY & BEAU’S COFFEE SHOP
(WTOC) The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society hosted its 11th annual Camp Buddy, and this year, campers had the opportunity to learn more about future opportunities that they might be interested in. Bitty & Beau’s was one of the many activities campers participated in. Learning about employment and gaining advice from their peers, the visit was very educational. Read the full story here: https://www.wtoc.com/
BO BOWEN TALKS ABOUT THE FIRST ANNUAL SAVANNAH FILM ALLIANCE HONORS GALA
(SAVANNAH CEO) Have you heard about the Savannah Film Alliance Honors Gala? The Gala will recognize and honor several key professionals for their invaluable contributions to the local film and television industry. The theme of the event will be “Old Hollywood” and will be held Saturday, September 28, at the new event venue, Victory North, located at 2603 Whitaker Street. This event is open to the public, and tickets are now on sale. Sponsorship opportunities, including the title sponsorship, are available at several levels. For more information on tickets and sponsorships, visit www.
SavannahFilmAlliance.org Liste n to Bo Bowen, founder of the Savannah Film Alliance, talk about the upcoming event here: https://savannahceo.com/ video/2019/07/bo-bowen-talks- about-first-annual-savannah- film-alliance-honors-gala/
PEACOCK AUTOMOTIVE PAYS IT FORWARD TO HELP NON-PROFITS
(JASPER COUNTY, SC) Peacock Automotive created Pay It Forward to empower people who make a difference to continue doing what they do best. The program highlights the hard work of people who “Pay It Forward” and recognizes them with a token of appreciation, allowing them to take that next step to further their cause. Every two weeks, Peacock Automotive will bring you a new recipient, someone who has shown that they care about their community and highlighting their hard work in the Lowcountry and Coastal Empire. Look out for Pay It Forward segments on WSAV’s The Bridge or learn more here: https://www.wsav.com/
HOW COLOR CHANGES THE PERCEPTION OF YOUR MESSAGE
(OPEN FOR BUSINESS®) Are you using color strategically? Did you know that certain hues, shades and tones can be better-fitting for your brand? Consider these insights to help you decide on your ideal palette: https://www.
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MEET THE EXPERTS PODCAST SERIES
(SAVANNAH, GA) Brian Judson of Best Business Brokers (B3) Savannah presents a new podcast, “Meet the Experts.” Watch the first episode regarding Economic Opportunity Zones here: https://www.youtube.com/
PROTECT YOUR IDEAS
(SAVANNAH, GA) Legal disputes occur in the entertainment industry as well. Individual writers, photographers and creative talent need to know the rights and ownership of creative work. For more tips and information, visit https://www.thebowenlawgroup.
BREWS FOR A CAUSE – JULY 25
(SAVANNAH, GA) Join South Magazine for their July Brews for a Cause on July 25, from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. at Churchill’s Savannah. Network with complimentary craft beer from Southern Eagle GA. The event will feature a silent auction, and all proceeds will benefit the Ronald McDonald House of the Coastal Empire. Mark your calendars and find more information here: https://www.facebook.
FIVE TRENDS IMPACTING THE MARKETING LANDSCAPE IN 2019
(FORBES) We’re halfway through the year, and now is a good time to reassess the trends developing in the marketing industry. What are the five trends in marketing gaining steam this year? Check out this article in Forbes to find out: https://www.forbes.com/
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THE DIFFERENT FACETS OF THE DEWITT TILTON GROUP
(SAVANNAH CEO) Have you heard of the Dewitt Tilton Group? Even if you have, you may not know the full variety of the services they offer. Chris Tilton, co-principal of the Dewitt Tilton Group discusses the different facets of the company in this Savannah CEO video interview: https://savannahceo.
com/video/2019/07/chris- tilton-dewitt-tilton-group- different-facets-their- services/
CANCER PATIENTS PRESENTED BLANKETS AND CRAFT KITS
(HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC) Peacock Subaru again partnered with Subaru of America and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) to support cancer patients through the donation of blankets and craft kits at two Lowcountry cancer centers. Blanket donations were given to adult cancer patients to keep warm during their chemotherapy treatments, and craft kits were delivered to children. Visitors to the Peacock Subaru dealership were given an opportunity to write a message of hope and encouragement to patients. The blankets and messages were delivered to Radiation Oncology and South Carolina Cancer Specialists. For the full story, please visit https://www.wtoc.com/
2019/07/09/national-auto- dealer-holds-donation-drive- cancer-patients/
THE STORY OF AN UNEXPECTED SALE
(SAVANNAH, GA) Dean Burnette, managing broker at Best Business Brokers (B3) of Savannah, discusses the story of an unexpected business sale in this YouTube video: https://www.youtube.
PARK PLACE OUTREACH STRENGTHENS TEENS AND THEIR FUTURES
(SAVANNAH MORNING NEWS) Park Place Outreach Youth Emergency Services is working hard to change the futures for Savannah youth who find themselves in need of Park Place’s help. Reaching beyond the needs of only the teens, Park Place’s FAM program, started in October, offers additional services to help families stay together in times of need. To read the full story, please visit https://www.dosavannah.
com/entertainmentlife/ 20190713/new-outreach-at-park- place-strengthens-teens-their- futures
ATTENTION SAVANNAH BUSINESSES
(SAVANNAH, GA) Have an idea for a unique, exciting new product or service? Consider entering Savannah SCORE’s “BizPitch Savannah™ 2019” entrepreneurial competition. A kinder, gentler version of the infamous “Shark Tank,” aspiring Savannah area entrepreneurs will be able to pitch their new business ideas to a panel of judges for the chance to win over $10,000 in cash and professional business services to help launch their new business. Applications will be accepted through midnight, July 29. For more information, please visit https://bizpitchsavannah.com
SAVANNAH JOURNALISTS LEAVE LASTING LEGACY
(SAVANNAH, GA) Do you know about the Savannah Morning News’ extensive and unique history? Read all about it here: https://www.savannahnow.
com/opinion/20190711/ editorial-savannah- journalists-leave-lasting- legacy
JULY OPEN FOR BUSINESS® ANNOUNCED
(OPEN FOR BUSINESS®) The July session of our monthly Open for Business® will be held on Wednesday, July 31, via Facebook live. This month’s topic? 6 ways to up your storytelling game. Join the conversation at noon on the 31st and find more information here: https://www.facebook.
BUSINESS ON THE MOVE – AUGUST 20
(SAVANNAH, GA) Join the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce at Business on the Move on Tuesday, August 20, at Pin Point Heritage Museum. This networking event will be held from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. For more information, please visit https://savannah.
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SOCIAL MEDIA CHANGING PERCEPTION ON PLASTIC SURGERY
(PINNACLE PLASTIC SURGERY) Thanks to Snapchat and Instagram “pretty” filters, it’s easy to imagine what you would look like with larger eyes, a flatter nose, and fuller lips. A new study from Johns Hopkins researchers in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) finds that social media might not just be distorting how we want to look in the digital realm. It could also be related to how we feel about plastic surgery. Read the study here: LINK.
BECOME A WOMENHEART CHAMPION
(SAVANNAH, GA) WomenHeart of Savannah is recruiting women heart patients who are interested in becoming a WomenHeart Champion through training at the WomenHeart Science & Leadership Symposium October 11-13 at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. All lodging, meals and materials are covered by WomenHeart. Travel scholarships are also available. Join Savannah WomenHeart Champions Nichelle Hoskins, Edna Jackson, Lizann Roberts, and Murem Sharpe to serve as a Support Network Coordinator or Community Educator. We reach out to women heart patients and women at risk in Southeast Georgia at our support group meetings, health fairs, and community and employer meetings. To learn more call 912-388-1836 or email womenheartsavannah@
gmail.com. WomenHeart is the leading national coalition for women’s heart health. Visit www.womenheart.org
LSEGA CALL FOR 2020 NOMINATIONS
(SOUTHEAST GA) Leadership Southeast Georgia, a leadership development program for professionals in a 10-county region, is calling for nominations for its 2020 course. The program fosters relationships among leaders in the region and offers professional development related to critical leadership skills and issues such as conflict resolution, self-awareness, communication and strategic thinking. Applicants may self-nominate or be nominated by Leadership Southeast Georgia alumni, their employers or community leaders. Residents of Bryan, Bulloch, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long, McIntosh and Screven counties are eligible. Nominations should be submitted on the Leadership Southeast Georgia website, https://www.lsega.com/
ENMARKET DIRECTOR APPOINTED TO LLS GEORGIA BOARD OF TRUSTEES
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Georgia Chapter is pleased to announce the appointment of Sean Fatzinger of Enmarket, to its Board of Trustees. Fatzinger joins a group of 18 fellow Trustees to provide strategic guidance, financial oversight, and fundraising assistance for LLS. Please visit www.lls.org/ga for more information. For information on Enmarket, visit https://enmarket.com/
GOLFING FOR HOSPICE SAVANNAH
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Robbie Smith Golf Outing is at the Club at Savannah Harbor on Saturday, August 10, and the Hospice Savannah Golf Tournament presented by USI Insurance Services will be at the Landings Club’s Plantation course on Friday, September 6. Full sponsorship and registration information HERE
SECOND LECTURE OF 2019 ENMARKET ENCOURAGE HEALTH SERIES FOCUSES ON FOOD INSECURITY
(SAVANNAH, GA) Food insecurity issues in Savannah was the focus of the second presentation of the 2019 Enmarket Encourage Health Series. The presenter was Desirae Suggs, a former Peace Corps volunteer in Costa Rica who is studying to become a registered dietitian. She is a certified personal trainer who has an interest in nutrition and fitness following weight problems she faced earlier in her life. To watch the full lecture, please visit https://www.youtube.com/
LOWCOUNTRY LADIES LUNCHEON TO BE HELD AUGUST 9
(BLUFFTON, SC) Laurie Brown, founder and owner of Aunt Laurie’s, announced the next Lowcountry Ladies Luncheon will once again be held in Bluffton at Venue 1223 on August 9. The event is intended to help support local women owned businesses and to help women network in effort to grow personally and professionally. The event will also offer vendors for selling products and services.Attendees will enjoy a delicious lunch at noon with ample time for networking and meeting new friends. Local women business owners will have vendor displays and guests will have time for shopping before and after lunch. Bringing business cards for networking and prize drawings is highly recommended.Registration is now open, and seating is limited. Tickets are $30 each and can be purchased online at https://g.co/kgs/bPu1ZS
(SAVANNAH, GA) Coastal Pet Rescue introduces Lilly! Lilly is a 3-year-old outdoor cat who was left behind when her former family moved. She is the sweetest little lover and does great indoors or out. Lilly is a little uncertain of dogs, but we think she’ll warm up just fine with proper introductions. For more information on Lilly or any of Coastal Pet Rescue’s other cats and dogs for adoption, please visit https://