(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, May 13, 2019

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BETHESDA ACADEMY HOSTS ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP GALA FOLLOWED BY 2019 GRADUATION CEREMONY
(SAVANNAH, GA) Bethesda Academy’s 2019 Scholarship Gala was held the evening of Friday, May 10, at the Plantation Club at The Landings. The Bethesda class of 2019 graduated the following day at the school gym at 10 a.m The speaker for the scholarship gala was Robert L. Brown, principal/owner of R.L. Brown and Associates, an Atlanta architectural firm. Bethesda’s class of 2019 has 15 members. For more information, please visit https://www.savannahnow.com/news/20190511/bethesda-academy-graduation  

10TH ANNUAL NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS RECOGNIZES FIVE INDIVIDUALS AND THEIR EMPLOYERS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Five “Champions” and their employers were recognized at the Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society’s tenth annual Night of Champions held at the Savannah Convention Center. The event recognized local businesses that hire and retain differently-abled people, including those with Down syndrome, and the contributions made by these employees who are designated as Champions. To read the full story, please visit https://www.wtoc.com/2019/05/10/outstanding-citizens-honored-night-champions-event/  

ENMARKET AND HEALTHY SAVANNAH PRESENT $1,000 TO PARK PLACE OUTREACH AND HOST SERVICE DAY

(SAVANNAH, GA) Enmarket and Healthy Savannah presented $1,000 to Park Place Outreach – Youth Emergency Services as part of the 2019 Enmarket Encourage Health Series. The check presentation was followed by a service day at the Park Place Outreach house with volunteers from Enmarket. Enmarket representatives volunteered at the House in the sun garden by planting fresh herbs and cleaning up the yard and sidewalks. For more information, please visit https://fox28media.com/news/local/enmarket-presented-check-to-savannah-outreach-program 

Enmarket Encourage Health Series Park Place Outreach Volunteer Day and Check Presentation


BEAUFORT DERMATOLOGY TO HOST RIBBON CUTTING MAY 23

(BEAUFORT, SC) Beaufort Dermatology, a unit of Pinnacle Medical Group, will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate new ownership of the practice under Dr. Audrey Klenke. The ceremony will take place on Thursday, May 23, at 11:00 a.m. Beaufort Dermatology is located at 1096 Ribaut Road in Beaufort, SC. The ribbon-cutting will be an opportunity to introduce the new management and physician/owner, Dr. Klenke. For more information, please visit http://www.beaufortdermatology.com/ 

HORIZONS SAVANNAH TO PARTICIPATE IN HORIZONS GIVING DAY THIS WEDNESDAY

(SAVANNAH, GA) Horizons Savannah announced its participation in Horizons Giving Day, a national effort on May 15 with a single goal: to raise money to expand existing Horizons programs and bring Horizons to more students and their families. Horizons Savannah will engage in a competitive, yet friendly, race to raise funds online and in-person with more than 50 Horizons programs nationwide. All funds raised in support of Horizons Savannah will stay in the local community. For more information, please visit https://www.wtoc.com/video/2019/05/08/horizon-day-giving/ 

QUICKBOOKS ONLINE HOSTED BY UGA SBDC AT GSU

(SAVANNAH, GA) The UGA Small Business Development Center at Georgia Southern University, a Public Service and Outreach unit of the University of Georgia and Jerry McNair, CPA, will host QuickBooks Online Thursday, June 13th. SPACE IS LIMITED! To register and for a detailed program description, visit www.georgiasbdc.org/southern and see our available courses or call 912-651-3200 with questions.

KOLE MANAGEMENT COMPANY SUPPORTS OTIS ELEMENTARY THROUGH KMCARES

(SAVANNAH, GA) Kole Management Company presented Otis Elementary with Japanese Plum trees for the school’s garden. The garden is currently in progress and will begin being planted next year. The money that made this donation possible was raised through Kole Management’s KMCares program. For more information on Kole Management Company, please visit http://kolemc.com/ 

WATCH THE LIVESTREAM FROM THE 7TH ANNUAL STATE OF SMALL BUSINESS IN CHATHAM COUNTY

(SAVANNAH, GA) Did you miss the 7th annual State of Small Business in Chatham County? You can watch a livestream from the event here: facebook/carriagetradepublicrelations


PORSCHE OF HILTON HEAD SPONSORS “PORSCHE EVENT” IN CHARLESTON

(CHARLESTON, SC) Peacock Automotive’s Porsche of Hilton Head sponsored the fabulous Palmetto Region of Porsche Clubs of America (PCA’s) gala banquet event. It was a very “Porsche” event indeed. Check out more here: https://www.postandcourier.com/automotive/a-very-porsche-event-the-palmetto-region-of-porsche-clubs/article_17943328-6b5c-11e9-80df-3b6284f3c537.html 

D-DAY, LIBERTY DAY CELEBRATION

(SAVANNAH, GA) For the 75th anniversary of D-Day on June 6, 2019, there will be a celebration at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center. Event start at 11:30am. Bells will peal throughout Savannah at 11:14 a.m. This is to honor the the Merchant Marines on the Liberty Ships.  We could not  have won the war without them! Dignitaries arriving from Canada, the U-K, Poland, USA.  We’ll be honoring anyone still alive who worked on those ships.  Eighty eight liberty ships were built in  Savannah. Tickets are $75 each and a table of 10 for $750. For more information, please visit https://allevents.in/mobile/amp-event.php?event_id=200016758347052 

GEORGIA POWER EV CHARGING ISLAND OPENS AT POOLER’S ENMARKET CONVENIENCE STORE

(POOLER, GA) Georgia Power hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of a new electric vehicle (EV) charging island at Enmaket. The new EV community charging island is part of the company’s development of public charging infrastructure including dozens of charging locations throughout the state. The community charging island features multiple options for EV drivers including a DC fast charger (CHADeMo/SAE combo plugs) as well as a dual port Level 2, 208/240-volt charger. For more information on Enmarket, please visit http://enmarket.com/ 

PARK PLACE OUTREACH BOARD MEMBER RECEIVES 2019 VICKI LOUGHERY ADVOCACY AWARD

(SAVANNAH, GA) Chris Sotus, a passionate and reliable supporter of a local non-profit Park Place Outreach (PPO), is the winner of the 2019 Vicki Loughery Volunteer Advocacy Award. Vicki Loughrey Volunteer Advocacy Award which is given each year to honor Vicki Loughrey, who passed away in 2012. In recognition of her legacy of service, this award recognizes the contributions of an outstanding individual in our community, who embodies or demonstrates the spirit of volunteerism. Vicki Loughrey was a dedicated board member and enthusiastic volunteer for EmployAbility (previously Coastal Center for Development Services) and believed strongly in EmployAbility’s mission: to prepare individuals with IDD for employment and community integration. In addition, Vicki was the driving force of EmployAbility’s inaugural Golf Tournament and fundraising event in 2011. For more information, please visit https://www.savannahnow.com/entertainmentlife/20190508/employability-awards-2019-vicki-loughery-advocacy-award 

APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN FOR LEADERSHIP SAVANNAH

(SAVANNAH, GA) Applications for the 2019-2020 Leadership Savannah Class are currently being accepted for the one-year class, which will be limited to 42 people. The selections committee is seeking representation from a cross-section of the community, including those active in business, education, the arts, religion, government, community-based organizations and ethnic and minority groups, and will reflect the diversity of the community. Applicants must have the full support of their organization or corporation they represent. For more information, please visit leadershipsavannah.org. 

THE EMPLOYER/EMPLOYEE RELATIONSHIP

(SAVANNAH, GA) Workplace policy and procedure manuals are vital to protect yourself from dealing with employment disputes. Business owners and management need to become well-versed in the problems that arise in the workplace and to be focused on prevention. For more information, visit www.thebowenlawgroup.com  The Bowen Law Group, Carriage Trade Public Relations and Cecilia Russo Marketing, Savannah Public Relations


FOUR ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS OF READER-GRABBING HEADLINES

(OPEN FOR BUSINESS®) Wondering how to write a headline that will stick? Check out this article by Very Good Copy: https://www.verygoodcopy.com/verygoodcopy-blogs-2/dont-write-another-headline-before-reading-this 

MILITARY APPRECIATION LUNCHEON – MAY 15

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Area Chamber’s Military Affairs Council is proud to honor local service members at its annual Military Appreciation Luncheon Wednesday, May 15, from noon – 1:30 p.m. at the Savannah Convention Center. The Chamber is also honored to receive remarks from Hunter Army Airfield Garrison Commander and Silver Star recipient Lieutenant Colonel Ken Dwyer. This will be one of LTC Dwyer’s final addresses as Garrison Commander before bidding Savannah farewell. For more information, please visit http://www.savannahchambernews.com/events/savannahs-salute-military-appreciation-luncheon-may-15/ 

CHRIS TILTON LAUNCHES “INSPIRE YOUR COMMUNITY” PODCAST

(SAVANNAH, GA) Chris Tilton, one of two principals at the Dewitt Tilton Group construction firm, recently launched a podcast featuring stories of inspiration, kindness and positivity, and the company will reward people who help find those stories with a $300 donation to the charity of the winning nominator’s choice. The podcast can be accessed at YouTube, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, Stitcher, and everywhere else podcasts can be found. View the first episode here, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1EgdS0dh9UY  Dewitt Tilton Group Inspire Podcast

ENMARKET’S NEW TECHNOLOGY LET MOBILE USERS BYPASS CHECKOUT LINE

(SAVANNAH, GA) Enmarket’s convenience stores just got more convenient with the installation of Skip Checkout, a new mobile-based application that enables customers to pay for their goods with their phones and skip checkout lines. The technology is available in all 124 Enmarket stores, making it the largest convenience store chain to adopt the technology in the United States. For more information, please visit https://www.savannahnow.com/business/20190429/enmarket-app-lets-customers-skip-checkout-lines Enmarket Mobile Payments

BETHESDA WINS SCISA STATE TRACK AND FIELD TITLE 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Bethesda track and field team ran away to win the championship at the SCISA Class A/AA meet held Saturday at Porter Gaud School in South Carolina. The Blazers scored 138, with Palmetto Christian taking second with 104 points. For more information, visit https://www.savannahnow.com/sports/20190504/local-sports-bethesda-wins-scisa-state-track-amp-field-title-more-track-results 

GET THE MOST OF INFLUENCER MARKETING

(OPEN FOR BUSINESS®) How to make the most out of influencer marketing? First, you’ll need a plan. Read more here: https://contentmarketinginstitute.com/2019/04/plan-influencer-marketing/ 

PEACOCK SUBARU DONATES $4,875 TO GREATER BLUFFTON JASPER COUNTY VOLUNTEERS IN MEDICINE

(HARDEEVILLE, S.C.) Peacock Subaru has donated $4,875 to Greater Bluffton Jasper County Volunteers in Medicine as part of the annual Subaru Share the Love event. The funds were raised during November and December 2018. Each Subaru buyer could decide whether to donate a portion of the purchase price to a national charity or Peacock Subaru’s hometown nonprofit, the local chapter of Volunteers In Medicine. For more information, please visit

http://lowcountryceo.com/news/2019/05/peacock-subaru-donates-4875-greater-bluffton-jasper-county-volunteers-medicine/

Peacock Subaru

Peacock Subaru General Manager Ken Kirby presents the Subaru “Share the Love” check to Bluffton-Jasper County Volunteers In Medicine Director of Development Dennis Toney.


SHIPS OF THE SEA MARITIME MUSEUM

(SAVANNAH, GA) Join Ships of the Sea for the 200th anniversary of the SS SAVANNAH’S historic trans-Atlantic crossing-the world’s first oceanic voyage under steam! In recognition of this achievement, National Maritime Day (May 22) was established in 1933.  On this Maritime Day, Ships of the Sea will celebrate SAVANNAH’S 200th anniversary with a commemorative ceremony provided by the Propeller Club.  The evening will also include a performance by the Parris Island Marine Corps Band, and a special exhibit by artist Robert Morris.  This singular event will be located in the North Garden Assembly Room decorated in the fashion of the 1819 William Jay pavilion built in Johnson Square for President Monroe’s visit to survey the steamship. For more information please visit: www.shipsofthesea.org 

DIABETES CULINARY PROGRAM

(SAVANNAH, GA) A brand new culinary program designed for children and teens with Type 1 diabetes was recently announced. The program is for 6-12th graders and will be held at the Savannah Children’s Museum on May 18 from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. The new program is hosted in partnership with the Dwaine & Cynthia Willett’s Children’s Hospital, Everyday Diabetes Center and the Forsyth Farmer’s Market. Register for the event by visiting https://www.campkudzu.org/event/food-for-thought-culinary-program/ 

WJCL ABC 22 PARENT HEARST TELEVISION RECEIVES NAB’S SERVICE TO AMERICA AWARD

(SAVANNAH, GA) Hearst Television, owner of WJCL ABC 22 has been honored with the National Association of Broadcasters’ 2019 Service to America Award for Television, in the Ownership Group category. The NAB Leadership Foundation (NABLF), the philanthropic arm of the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), annually presents the Celebration of Service to America Awards honoring the outstanding public service commitment of local television and radio broadcasters. For more information, please visit https://www.wjcl.com/ 

MAY 23 ART AUCTION 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Hospice Savannah’s Board members invite the community to celebrate 40 years of “The Art of Living” at a Summer Nights Party and Art Auction featuring paintings, sculpture and jewelry from 40 of Savannah’s finest artists. Proceeds from the party will benefit the healing arts of music and massage therapy which help Hospice Savannah’s patients and their families live fully and comfortably through illness. This fun event will take place on Thursday, May 23 at Cha Bella, 102 E. Broad Street between 5:30 and 8:30 p.m. There will be an open bar, heavy hors d’oeuvres. Tickets are $40 and must be purchased in advance through Eventbrite. For more information, including the entire list of artists, or to buy a ticket please visit https://artauction.eventbrite.com 

RECAP VIDEO FROM ROYAL FLUSH CASINO NIGHT 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Remember Roto-Rooter Savannah’s Royal Flush Casino Night? We haven’t forgotten either! Check out this recap video from our favorite night of the year HERE

VIDEO TOUR OF NEW JAGUAR LAND ROVER HILTON HEAD DEALERSHIP 

(HILTON HEAD, SC) Have you seen Peacock Automotive’s new Jaguar Land Rover dealership in Hilton Head? A beautiful facility, you can view it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fe_tnAgKpqA&feature=youtu.be 

KOLE MANAGEMENT SELLS APARTMENT PORTFOLIO

(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah-based Kole Management Co. is in the process of selling its portfolio of 13 apartment communities in two states to transition exclusively into property management. In its new form, the company will retain management of eleven of those properties.Kole put its multifamily portfolio on the market in November, and all of its properties are under contract with closing expected in April and May. For more information, please visit https://www.savannahbusinessjournal.com/news-categories/commercial-real-estate/9177-april-25-kole-management-sells-apartment-portfolio,-focuses-solely-on-property-management.html  Kole Management company logo


LEADERSHIP SOUTHEAST GEORGIA VISITS CAMDEN COUNTY FOR SESSION 3 OF 2019 PROGRAM

(ST. MARYS, GA) Leadership Southeast Georgia (LSEGA) members toured Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay as part of their third session of the year, as they studied the impact of various military installations on the region’s economy and also took a look at disaster preparedness. To learn more, please visit http://savannahceo.com/features/2019/04/leadership-southeast-georgia-tours-submarine-base-studies-military-impact-and-disaster-preparedness/

Leadership Southeast Georgia LSEGA

Leadership Southeast Georgia Class of 2019 – Camden County


MARJORIE YOUNG SPEAKS AT MONTHLY BUY LOCAL MEETING

(SAVANNAH, GA) Buy Local Savannah hosted Marjorie Young at their monthly luncheon on Thursday, April 25. Young, an experienced public relations consultant and president and CEO of Carriage Trade Public Relations, presented “Five Top Business Insights.” To view a video of her speech, please visit https://www.facebook.com/CarriageTradePublicRelations/videos/281331726107580/ 

Marjorie Young

Marjorie Young


SUMMER 500 2019

(SAVANNAH, GA) The City of Savannah is in need of area business involvement to provide hands-on summer work opportunities for high school students as a part of its Summer 500 student intern program. The program begins with a week of career skills training on Monday, June 3 followed by eight weeks of employment with participating businesses. To become a Summer 500 supporter, visit https://www.savannahga.gov/1856/Summer-500-Businesses or contact Glenn Hull at ghull@savannahga.govor 912.525.3100 Ext. 8977

THANK YOU TO GEORGIA POWER

(SAVANNAH, GA) Georgia Power is one of the Excellence Sponsors for the 2019 Leadership Southeast Georgia (LSEGA) program. Georgia Power is committed to making Georgia the best home for everyone and they do so by helping to preserve the state’s economic vitality through five focus areas of giving – education, arts, environmental, civic and community engagement, and health and human services. For more information, please visit   https://www.georgiapower.com/community.html 

MEET LILLIE

(SAVANNAH, GA) Coastal Pet Rescue introduces Lillie! Lillie is a eight-to-nine-year-old mix. Lillie does well with both cats and dogs. She loves her morning walks, but she likes to relax inside with her foster mom too. Lillie has a shy temperament and is a wonderful travel buddy. For more information on Lillie or any of Coastal Pet Rescue’s other cats and dogs for adoption, please visit http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2019-d-020-lillie/ 
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