(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, October 15, 2018

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POOLER LIVINGOOD’S GRAND OPENING OCT. 25
(SAVANNAH, GA) Livingood’s Appliances and Bedding will host a grand opening ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 25, at its new location in Pooler, Ga. The festivities will be held at 1225 West U.S. Hwy 80 from 2 – 6 p.m. and will include light refreshments, door prizes and drawings for appliance prizes. For more information, visit https://www.savannahnow.com/business/20181013/bis-in-brief-livingoods-jparker-ltd-banksouth-panera-publixLivingood

ARYA HOSPITALITY BREAKS GROUND

(SAVANNAH, GA) Arya Hospitality, a development and investment company, broke ground on a new retail center in Savannah. The Dewitt Tilton Group has been contracted to construct the new property, which will be called the Chatham Exchange and will be located at the corner of Chatham Parkway and Highway 17. For more information, please visit https://www.savannahnow.com/business/20181012/chatham-exchange-will-be-built-at-corner-of-chatham-parkway-and-ogeechee-road Dewitt Tilton Group

ENMARKET RAISES ALMOST $130K FOR LLS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Due to the outpouring of community support, Enmarket is pleased to announce that the company has raised $128,240.88 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Light the Night Walk. Since the company started this annual fundraiser in 2013, Enmarket has raised a total of $481,744.75 for LLS. For more information, please visit www.lightthenight.org/ga Enmarket

LADIES, GUNS & AMMO 2018

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Area Republican Women held the second annual Ladies, Guns and Ammo event at the Savannah Golf Club, located at 1661 E. President St. The event was intended to instruct women on the laws associated with handguns and proper safety protocols. Rachel Campos-Duffy was the featured keynote speaker for the luncheon. Campos-Duffy, the wife of Wisconsin Congressman Sean Duffy, is a FOX News and FOX Business Contributor and a recurring guest host on hit shows, FOX & Friends and Outnumbered. She is a published author, communications consultant and television personality. Her presentation focused on political analysis and culture. For more information, please visit http://sarw.org/event

BIGWIG BOAT BASH THURSDAY, NOV. 1 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Come and support the 2018 Komen Coastal Georgia BigWigs at the BigWig Boat Bash on Thursday, Nov. 1. The event will take place on Savannah’s Riverboat, the Georgia Queen. Boarding begins at 6:00 p.m. and the boat will set sail at 7:00 p.m. Three winners will be announced. Tickets can be reserved at the link below and include hors-d’oeuvres, beverages, a silent auction and a chance to crown the Biggest BigWig! http://coastalgeorgia.info-komen.org/site/Calendar?id=22559&view=Detail

FAITH EQUESTRIAN RECEIVES RECOGNITION

(SAVANNAH, GA) Faith Equestrian Therapeutic Center is very proud to announce that two wonderful members of the organization received recognition from the Special Olympics of GA! Lauren Todd (athlete) and Kirk Meals (long-time volunteer). Check out The Special Olympics of GA area 17 Newsletter on the link below. Faith Equestrian is about to embark on another trip to Gainesville GA. to take eight athletes to compete with 200 other athletes in the Special Olympics State Show on October 18-21. This will be their 11th year of competing. You can help support the athletes by visiting their website at www.faithetc.org click on Give
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LOCAL UNITED WAY GIVES BACK TO HURRICANE VICTIMS

(SAVANNAH, GA) United Way of the Coastal Empire is partnering with Georgia Ports Authority and United Way Worldwide to provide hope and help to residents affected by Hurricane Michael. United Way of the Coastal Empire is assisting Georgia Ports Authority in collecting a container full of supplies and non-perishable food items for residents in Bainbridge, Florida. Those interested in volunteering can visit www.uwce.org/volunteers

SUSAN SPEROS TALKS TECH TRENDS

(SAVANNAH CEO) Susan Speros, President and CEO of Speros, talks about some recent trends in technology she is seeing, one of those being security in this Savannah CEO video interview: http://savannahceo.com/video/2018/10/susan-speros-recent-trends-technology/Susan Speros, Park Place Outreach, Savannah


PEACOCK AUTOMOTIVE OPENS AUDI DEALERSHIP

(JASPER COUNTY, S.C.) Peacock Automotive held a ribbon-cutting and grand opening ceremony for its new $6 million Audi Hilton Head dealership prominently located at the entrance to Peacock Auto Mall on Highway 278 in Hardeeville, S.C. A VIP reception was held that evening at 5:30 p.m. The ribbon-cutting ceremony with Audi representatives, Peacock Automotive representatives and local officials was held at 6:30 p.m. The public and the media were invited to attend. For more information, please visit https://www.peacockautomotive.com/ or see this video: https://youtu.be/EtnRD29RnlA

LDSS HOSTS 13TH ANNUAL BUDDY WALK

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS) held their 13th annual Buddy Walk on Saturday, Oct. 6, in Forsyth Park. Individuals of all ages and abilities – and their pets – were invited, especially those in wheelchairs, carriages and strollers. LDSS officials said they drew more than 5,000 people to this year’s walk to support individuals with Down syndrome and their families. For more information, please visit http://www.ldssga.org/ LOWCOUNTRY DOWN SYNDROME SOCIETY


NEW SOFTWARE ALLOWS ROTO-ROOTER TO OFFER FINANCING OPTIONS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Roto-Rooter Plumbers of Savannah is pleased to announce that they have launched a new operating software that delivers integrated premium financing to the customer on site. This new service is a mobile, cloud-based software platform that allows Roto-Rooter to streamline operations and improve customer service by offering a finance plan for major and minor plumbing needs. For more information, please visit https://www.rotosavannah.com/home.html

SPEROS EXPANDS WITH NEW HIRES

(SAVANNAH, GA) Speros, a full-service technology company headquartered in Savannah, announces three new employees have joined the firm: Mary Elizabeth Sancomb, web and graphics designer; Dean Banyon, IT technician; and Michael Redmond, technology technician. For more information, please visit http://speros.com Dean Baynon, SperosSperos

Speros


6TH ANNUAL GRAB A BAG FOR KIDS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Horizons Savannah announces the 6th annual charity luncheon and purse auction called, Grab a Bag for Kids, will take place on Friday, November 9 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Savannah Golf Club, located at 1661 E President St. For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/horizonssav/

SOCKS FOR THE HOMELESS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Realtor Cathy Rodgers has partnered with Divine Rest to collect socks for the homeless in Savannah in October and November. Divine Rest serves the homeless population in Savannah. With the help of volunteers, they visit the homeless camps, bringing them water and needed supplies. Their team of men and women have a goal to get women off the streets into a safe, stable environment. Donations of new socks can be dropped off at Unforgettable Bakery at 238 Eisenhower. For bulk donations collected at offices or cases of water, call Cathy Rodgers for pickup at 912-667-0102.

NEW SCHOLARSHIP FOR BETHESDA ACADEMY SENIORS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Matthew Holden is the first recipient of an annual $1,000 college scholarship provided by the Garden Club of Savannah for a Bethesda Academy graduating senior who plans a future in soil conservation, farming or other types of agriculture. For more information, please visit

CYNTHIA WRIGHT RECEIVES 40 UNDER 40 AWARD

(SAVANNAH, GA) Cynthia Wright has been named to Georgia Trend’s prestigious 40 Under 40 List, which identifies upward trending young professionals from across the state. Wright, a junior partner at Carriage Trade PR, Inc. and Cecilia Russo Marketing, LLC, both headquartered in Savannah, is included in the twenty-second installment of the list. For more information, visit http://www.georgiatrend.com/October-2018/Georgia-Trends-2018-40-Under-40/ Cynthia Wright, Junior Partner of Carriage Trade Public Relations and Cecilia Russo Marketing_5920

FELDER & ASSOCIATES ADDS TWO 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Felder & Associates is pleased to announce that Alma Johnson and Cathryn Sinclair have joined the Savannah architecture and design firm as project associates. They will assist in the production of construction documents, 3D models and other projects to help expedite the design process for the firm’s clients. For more information, visit  www.felderassociates.net.Cathryn Sinclair, Felder and Associates, Savannah Architecture

Alma Johnson, Felder and Associates, Savannah Architecture


OKATIE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL RECEIVES 150 SCIENCE BOOKS

(JASPER COUNTY, S.C.) Peacock Subaru Hilton Head, as part of its effort to improve education in its community, donated 150 award-winning science books to Okatie Elementary School. For the full story, please visit  https://youtu.be/Aef4F8_eXM8 

FINAL LECTURE OF 2018 ENCOURAGE HEALTH SERIES

(SAVANNAH, GA) Pharmacologist and medical researcher Marija Djekic-Ivankovic, Ph.D., will present a free lunchtime lecture on Tuesday, Oct. 30, during the fourth and final the 2018 Encourage Health Education Series events in Savannah. Djekic-Ivankovic will share bone health safeguards, as well as the latest research findings in the advancement of new therapies and healing with natural products to improve patient bone health. To RSVP for this or any of the upcoming lectures, visit www.healthysavannah.org. Seating is limited to 90 people. 

SPEROS NAMED WILSON ELECTRONICS INSTALLER

(SAVANNAH, GA) Speros, a Savannah-based technology services company, has been named as the area’s only certified Wilson Electronics installer for wireless signal boosters. Wilson Electronics, a leader in the cellular signal booster market, is the longest-running manufacturer of wireless signal boosters in the country. For more information, please visit speros.com

FAMILY PRESERVATION FOR TEENS PROGRAMS

(SAVANNAH, GA) On October 1, Park Place Outreach is launching a new program called Family Preservation for Teens, funded by the Promoting Safe and Stable Families grant. The Family Preservation program works with teens and their families to receive case management services, support service, and placement prevention services to help teens remain safely in their homes to sustain and maintain family stability.Kendall Walker has been hired as the Program Manager for this program. For more information visit  https://www.savannahbusinessjournal.com/news-categories/non-profit-organizations/8490-sept-20-family-preservation-for-teens-program-launches-at-park-place-outreach-youth-emergency-shelter.html

Kendall Walker, Park Place Outreach

Kendall Walker, Park Place Outreach


HEALTHY SAVANNAH HOSTS HEALTH FEST

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Healthy Savannah Faith and Health Coalition, formed in 2014 to help faith-based organizations implement policies and programs to promote a holistic health culture, will host its first citywide health festival on Saturday, Oct. 20. The event, called Health Fest, will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Bolton Street between Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Montgomery Street. For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/2077010738976710/ Healthy Savannah

6-WORKSHOP SERIES COMING TO SAVANNAH

(SAVANNAH, GA) Mark your calendars for a terrific series of relevant, often requested workshops on topics of high interest to entrepreneurs. The  monthly series commences on 18 October and runs through 21 march 2019. The registration fee for each session is $15. Details of each session will be made available as the sessions approach. Consult the SCORE web page at www.savannah.score.org for the date, time and content for each session.

BETHESDA ACADEMY HOSTS 10TH ANNUAL SPORTING CLAYS TOURNAMENT

(SAVANNAH, GA) Bethesda Academy will hold the 10th annual Sporting Clays Tournament on Friday, Oct. 19, at the Forest City Gun Club. All sponsorship and event proceeds benefit Bethesda’s scholarship program for young men in grades six through twelve. For more information, visit https://www.coastalboomers.com/events/149723/bethesda-academys-10th-annual-sporting-clays-tournament 

LOW COUNTRY DERMATOLOGY TO UNVEIL NEW TREATMENT AT OPEN HOUSE

(SAVANNAH, GA) A new treatment designed to stimulate and remodel collagen and address common signs of aging will be announced by Low Country Dermatology during an open house on Thursday, Nov. 8. Low Country Dermatology is the only dermatologist office in the area certified to offer this new treatment known as Cutera Secret RF. Guests are encouraged to bring donations for the Communities in Schools (CIS) of Savannah Kids Kloset. For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/549428002141834/

SPEROS SECURITY TIPS: MALVERTISING

(SAVANNAH, GA) Learn how to spot even the sneakiest viruses (even those on trusted websites) in this month’s security newsletter from Speros, Inc. at https://www.pii-protect.com/MicroTrainings/micro_training_view/113?brand_key=uyjmd&ID=53755

FUN WALK OCT. 20

(SAVANNAH, GA) ‘The Joy of Life Family Fun Walk’ October 20th , 2018 will take place at Lake Mayer. This is a fund raiser for the Savannah Care Center, a local non-profit pregnancy resource center serving the Savannah Community for 32 years. For sponsorship opportunities and more information, call (912) 236-0916.

AWWIN ANNOUNCES 16TH ANNUAL GALA AND SILENT AUCTION

(SAVANNAH, GA) Assisting Working Women in Need (AWWIN, Inc.) announces plans for their 16th Annual Top Ten Working Women of the Year Awards Gala and Silent Auction on Friday, October 19, 2018, at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit www.awwininc.org AWWIN

BUSINESS CONNECTION RESCHEDULED

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Area Chamber hosts Bands in the Ballpark has been rescheduled for Thursday, November 8 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Historic Grayson Stadium. The networking event includes food and live entertainment from Bucky & Barry, Irritating Julie, and Wassaw Sound. Cost is $10 for Chamber members and $25 for guests. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit http://savannah.simpleviewcrm.com/webapi/rsvp/v2/?action=details&eventid=121

MEET ACHILLES

(SAVANNAH, GA) Coastal Pet Rescue introduces Achilles, a five-month old male hound mix. Achilles is a happy young boy with lots of energy! He would do best with a companion who enjoys exercising or playing. His energy doesn’t stop him from learning obedience, though! To adopt Achilles or to view other animals available for adoption visit http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2018-d-067-achilles/
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