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(HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC) Peacock Subaru has 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 will be given to adult cancer patients to keep warm during their chemotherapy treatments, and craft kits will be 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 will be delivered on Tuesday, July 9, starting at 1 pm at Radiation Oncology, located at 25 Hospital Center Blvd, Suite 101, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926. The volunteers will then head to South Carolina Cancer Specialists, located at 45 Hospital Center Commons, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926. For more information about Peacock Automotive, call (843) 208-1258 or visit https://www.peacockautomotive.
SAVANNAH FILM ALLIANCE HONORS GALA ANNOUNCED
(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah’s calendar of social events gets a glamorous new entry this year with the launch of 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
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.
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/
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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/
BO BOWEN ON SAVANNAH’S GROWING ECONOMY
(SAVANNAH CEO) Check out what Bo Bowen of The Bowen Law Group has to say about Savannah’s growing economy in this Savannah CEO video interview: https://savannahceo.
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METAL BUILDINGS: MODERN MARVELS?
(DEWITT TILTON GROUP) Time was, when you heard the words “metal building,” your lip might well curl a bit. The best that could be said was that they were utilitarian. Now, metal buildings have become a trend, driven by innovation that drove up demand. Today, a metal building may be the proper option for your new build. Learn more at https://www.ccr-mag.com/metal-
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