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

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SHAMROCK RUN THIS FRIDAY, MARCH 8
(SAVANNAH, GA) Kick off your St. Patrick’s Day celebrations by participating in the March of Dimes Shamrock Run happening this Friday, March 8, at 6:30 p.m. in downtown Savannah. The Pirates’ House is the VIP sponsor of this year’s event. For more information or to sign up, please visit https://runsignup.com/Race/GA/Savannah/ShamrockRunSavannah

PARK PLACE OUTREACH RECEIVES FEDERAL GRANT AND HIRES NEW PROGRAM DIRECTOR 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Park Place Outreach Youth Emergency Shelter has announced the launch of a new transitional living program and the hiring of Cheri Dean as the Program Director. The Transitional Living Program is an 18-month residential program that prepares homeless, runaway and at-risk males ages 16 to 21 for independence and self-sufficiency. For more information, please visit http://savannahceo.com/news/2019/03/park-place-outreach-receives-federal-grant-transitional-living-program-and-hires-new-program-director/

Cheri Dean, Park Place Outreach Youth Emergency Shelter Savannah

Cheri Dean, Park Place Outreach Youth Emergency Shelter Savannah


ENTERTAINMENT INCENTIVES EXTENDED

(CONNECT SAVANNAH) “Savannah did not become a preferred filming destination based solely upon Mother Nature’s bounty. While warm weather, beaches, forests, creeks, and marshes (not to mention some of the most beautiful architecture on the planet) can offer up a feast to any camera’s lens, the truth is that the lifeblood of the film industry is illusion.” Read Charles Bowen’s full article on the extended entertainment incentives and how to make them work for you in this Connect Savannah article: https://www.connectsavannah.com/savannah/entertainment-incentives-extended/Content?oid=11799688

MIRANDA OSBORN JOINS FELDER & ASSOCIATES

(SAVANNAH, GA) Miranda Osborn has joined the architectural and interior design firm of Felder & Associates as office manager. In her role, she will be responsible for administrative duties, including overseeing residential, commercial, industrial, educational, historic and modern designs. To learn more about Osborn, her new position and the firm, please visit https://ceciliarussomarketing.wordpress.com/2019/03/01/miranda-osborn-joins-felder-associates-as-office-manager/

Miranda Osborn, Felder & Associates

Miranda Osborn, Felder & Associates


PEACOCK AUTOMOTIVE FEATURED IN FIXED MAGAZINE – INNOVATION IN ACTION

(FIXED MAGAZINE) Peacock Automotive was recently featured in Fixed Magazine in a piece highlighting the company’s innovation. The new Peacock Collision Center is a hub for innovation and was spotlighted in the article. Read the full story here: https://www.fixedopsbusiness.com/articles/2719-innovation-in-action

FIFTH ANNUAL LOUISE LAURETTI HOOPS FOR HORIZONS – MARCH 30 

(SAVANNAH, GA) he fifth annual Louise Lauretti Hoops for Horizons “three vs three” charity basketball tournament will be held on Saturday, March 30, at Savannah Country Day School, 824 Stillwood Drive. Local basketball legends Larry “Gator” Rivers and Dale Parker will be honorary co-chairs of this year’s event. For more information, please visit www.horizonssavannah.org  

ROYAL FLUSH CASINO NIGHT BENEFITS THE RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE OF THE COASTAL EMPIRE

(SAVANNAH, GA) Roto-Rooter Plumbers of Savannah presented the first “The Royal Flush Casino Night” Thursday, Feb. 28, at the Savannah Station. All of the proceeds went to benefit families at the Ronald McDonald House of the Coastal Empire. The casino-themed party featured heavy hors-d’oeuvres, an open bar, live music, dancing and complimentary casino. Guests enjoyed 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 view photos from the event, please visit http://www.southmag.com/scenes/The-Royal-Flush-Casino-Night-Presented-by-Roto-Rooter-Plumbers-of-Savannah/?fbclid=IwAR2WMjFXKy59WSoDuWv2vlhw4lCmo8NtsACOPjLyxVfpXlHum0YDk9n2R6A

2019 AUTISM CONFERENCE HELD IN SAVANNAH

(SAVANNAH, GA) Autism activist Temple Grandin, widely acknowledged as one of the world’s most accomplished and best-known autistic adults, was the keynote speaker at the Matthew Reardon Center for Autism’s 2019 Autism Conference held Feb. 28 and March 1 at the Savannah Convention Center. Estimates indicate that one in 59 children born in the United States will be diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. With a full list of speakers and a reverse job fair, the conference was an excellent education resource for our region. Hundreds of guests attended the event. Learn more here: http://www.wtoc.com/2019/03/01/autism-conference-held-savannah/

CONGRATULATIONS BETHESDA BLAZERS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Congratulations to Bethesda Academy’s 6th grade Blazers! The basketball team was runner-up in the 2019 SPAL Basketball Championship. The team is coached by Kim Glisson and John Black. A successful season it was! For more information on Bethesda Academy athletics, please visit http://www.bethesdaacademy.org/athletics/

HOLES FORE HEROES – MAY 17

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Coastal Georgia Apartment Association will host its third annual Holes Fore Heroes golf tournament benefitting the NLF Veteran’s Village on May 17. The tournament will take place at the Club at Savannah Harbor. Sponsors’ deadline to sign-up is May 3, and golfers may register until May 10. For more information, please visit https://www.coastalga-apt.org/events/2019holesforeheroes

OPEN FOR BUSINESS® RECAP: THE ART OF EVENT PLANNING

(FACEBOOK) In February, we talked about the art and science behind event planning. Looking to plan your next big event? Ensure you don’t miss a beat by watching our video, and leave your own tips in the comments! Watch the video here: https://www.facebook.com/events/2235689593353304/ Open for Business February

DEAN BURNETTE NAMED PRESIDENT OF GABB

(Savannah, GA) Dean Burnette, founder of Savannah-based Best Business Brokers (B3), has been named president of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers (GABB) for 2019. GABB members help business owners establish sales prices, create marketing plans and strategies for the sales, identify and qualify potential buyers and protect owners’ and buyers’ confidentiality. For more information, visit http://B3Brokers.com

Dean Burnette, Best Business Brokers (B3)

Dean Burnette, Best Business Brokers (B3)


PREVENT AND REVERSE DIABETES WORKSHOP

(SAVANNAH, GA) A wellness workshop which will present information to prevent and reverse diabetes will be held Saturday, March 23, from 9am to 5pm at the Holiday Inn and Suites in Pooler, Ga. Sponsored by One Life One Choice, Inc., wellness experts will present new research and lifestyle measures to change your life. Contact One Live One Choice at (912.398.3413) or purchase tickets at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/womens-health-summit-spring-2019-tickets-56591261988#tickets

COLONIAL FOUNDATION RECOGNIZED AT NATIONAL CONFERENCE

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Colonial Foundation and Mr. Rob Demere were presented with the John R. Chandler Award at the 2019 CASE (Council for Advancement and Support of Education) and NAIS (National Association of Independent Schools) Annual Conference in Philadelphia. The award recognizes the long-term support of a corporation or foundation toward the advancement of independent schools. St. Andrew’s School nominated Colonial Foundation and Mr. Demere for their longstanding philanthropic support to the independent school. They have given lead gifts for every major capital campaign in the 40-year history of the school, provided funding for financial assistance to qualified students through Georgia’s special tax redirection program, and have been a champion for the school in the local community. For more information on St. Andrew’s, visit https://saslions.com

GIRLS ON THE RUN OFFICIAL CHARITY PARTNER FOR  SAVANNAH GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP

(SAVANNAH, GA) Girls on the Run (GOTR) Is an official charity partner for the Web.com/Savannah Golf Championship. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Tickets to watch the PGA-qualifying can be found here: www.savannahgolfchampionship.com

CHRIS TILTON ON BEING THE LOCAL STAR REP IN THE AREA 

(SAVANNAH CEO) Chris Tilton, President of the Dewitt Tilton Group, talks to us about them being the star rep in the area and what exactly that means. Learn more in this Savannah CEO video interview: http://savannahceo.com/video/2019/02/chris-tilton-being-local-star-rep-area/ 

SAVANNAH’S NEXT OLYMPIC ATHLETE?

(SAVANNAH, GA) Performance Initiative’s youth athletes secured a total of 5 spots on Team USA representing the USA in Fiji at the World Championships:  https://pifitness.org/performance-initiatives-athletes-secure-a-total-of-5-spots-on-team-usa/

CORPUS CHRISTI POOLER CATHOLIC CHURCH WORSHIP SPACE BLESSING CEREMONY

(POOLER, GA) More than 300 people filled the worship space in the multi-purpose building for the blessing of the long awaited home for the Catholic Communty in Pooler.  View a video of the blessing service here: https://animoto.com/play/2yovTHvglmIRHYNqDMPkoA

BUSINESS MANUFACTURING AND THE LAW

(SAVANNAH, GA) When dealing with manufacturing business disputes, ensure a manufacturing business has the necessary tools to ensure a business operates smoothly, successfully and legally. Then identify any trouble spots within the manufacturing business before they flare. For more information, please visit http://www.thebowenlawgroup.com/

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JOIN HORIZONS SAVANNAH FOR PANCAKES!

(SAVANNAH, GA) Our friends at Guerry Lumber are hosting a FREE pancake breakfast on
Tuesday, March 5, 2019, from 7:00 – 9:00 am and will donate $5.00 per attendee to Horizons Savannah (up to $2,000).  For more information, or to RSVP, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-short-stack-for-a-tall-cause-tickets-55576138727?aff=efbeventtix

GRETSCH GUITARS

(SAVANNAH) Gretsch was founded in 1883 by Friedrich Gretsch, and has been led by his descendants for four generations, culminating with current president Fred W. Gretsch. Celebrating her 25th anniversary with the Gretsch Company, is Lena Thomas, the daughter of Fred and Dinah. Lena represents the 5th generation of Gretsch family leadership. For more information, visit https://www.gretschguitars.com/

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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 TAURID

(SAVANNAH, GA) Coastal Pet Rescue introduces Taurid! Taurid is a 7-week-old dachshund mix. Taurid was born just hours after her mom was pulled from Animal Control. She is bit spunkier than her siblings but such a sweetie! For more information on Taurid or any of Coastal Pet Rescue’s other cats and dogs for adoption, please visit http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2018-d-531-taurid/
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