(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, October 22, 2018

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PEACOCK FIAT SPONSORS HILTON HEAD ISLAND ITALIAN FESTIVAL
(HILTON HEAD, S.C.) Peacock Fiat is a sponsor of the 2018 Hilton Head Island Italian Heritage Festival. The festival, scheduled for Saturday, November 17, will be held from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn. For more information, please visit https://www.hiltonheadisland.org/events/hilton-head-italian-heritage-festival. And for more information on Peacock Fiat, visit https://www.peacockcjdrfhiltonhead.com/

BETHESDA ACADEMY HOSTS SPORTING CLAYS TOURNAMENT

(SAVANNAH, GA) Bethesda Academy hosted their 10th annual Sporting Clays Tournament at the Forrest City Gun Club last Friday to raise money for student scholarships. The event included a wild game lunch, safety and shooting clinic, the tournament itself, a raffle and a wild game cocktail reception. For more information on Bethesda Academy, please visit http://www.bethesdaacademy.org/

OCTOBER OPEN FOR BUSINESS: PODCASTS

(SAVANNAH, GA) The October Open for Business® will be held on Wednesday, October 31, at noon on Facebook Live. This month’s topic is Podcasting. For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/295629691272372/

TRAIN YOUR NEXT EXECUTIVE

(SAVANNAH MORNING NEWS) Sherry Daniel, owner of Roto-Rooter Plumbers of Savannah, explains how to train your next executive through internships and apprenticeships. Read the full article in Savannah Morning News here: 

FAITH EQUESTRIAN PARTNERS WITH EMPLOYABILITY

(SAVANNAH, GA) Did you know? Faith Equestrian Therapeutic Center has a work ethics program to help individuals with special challenges to become productive and thrive in our community! Matthew a young man with Downs Syndrome has become one of the FETC family. He came to work at Faith Equestrian Therapeutic Center through EmployAbility to learn, work and grow in the workplace. He is working, making friends and improving his quality of life. Faith Equestrian and EmployAbility are now partnering to help more individuals in our community. visit us at www.faithetc.org

AVOID GETTING SUED

(SAVANNAH CEO) Hear what Charles “Bo” Bowen has to say about avoiding getting sued in this video interview by Savannah CEO: http://savannahceo.com/video/2018/10/charles-bowen-how-not-get-sued-avoid-crazy-people/ Charles Bowen

SAVANNAH SCORE HOSTS WORKSHOP SERIES

(SAVANNAH, GA) SCORE announces its first workshop in the Fall edition of the series “Tools to Grow Your Business”. It is titled “Digital Media: Building Your Brand in the Digital Marketplace,” and it will be presented at the SCORE Savannah Location, 111 E. Liberty St. on October 25, from 11:30am to 1:00pm. This workshop will introduce you to a range of platforms designed for the evolving digital marketing work. Suitable for those just starting as well as those with established businesses. For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1134914856660950/

12TH ANNUAL CHAMBER CUP

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce will host their 12th annual Chamber Cup Golf Tournament on Monday, November 19, at the Club at Savannah Harbor. For tickets, please visit http://savannah.simpleviewcrm.com/webapi/rsvp/v2/?action=details&eventid=131&utm_campaign=

THE POWER OF STORYTELLING

(SAVANNAH,GA) On Tuesday, October 23, Toastmasters will host “The Power of Storytelling,” a workshop and panel discussion with expert storytellers to show how sharing stories can shape your professional growth and personal development. This event will take place at Creative Coast Labs from 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/692671051113680/

LDSS HOSTS MONTHLY SUPPORT MEETING

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society will host their monthly support meeting on Tuesday, October 23, to welcome new individuals and families and to discuss the achievements, hurdles and unique situations of their members with Down Syndrome. For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1981105438595303/

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-publix Livingood

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 Donation to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Enmarket Donation to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society


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

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

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.

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.

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. 

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/

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/

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 SHERE KHAN

(SAVANNAH, GA) Coastal Pet Rescue introduces Shere Khan, a five-month old male bullseye tabby. Shere Khan is an outgoing little guy who loves to get into things. He loves to play with his feline siblings and human siblings alike. He is hoping to be adopted with a kitten around his age. To adopt Shere Khan or to view other animals available for adoption visit http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2018-c-067-shere-khan/
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