(SAVANNAH, GA) The 8th Annual STATE OF SMALL BUSINESS IN CHATHAM COUNTY will be presented LIVE online, Tuesday, December 8, 2020. The event will go LIVE from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. on SCORE SAVANNAH’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/SCORESavannah This will be a landmark event as the benchmarks to be presented will go down in the history books due to the pandemic. The benchmarks will be given to the Georgia Historical Society for their Covid-19 gallery collection.
SAFE Shelter Center for Domestic Violence Services is inviting the community to participate in a virtual benefit concert featuring the Fabulous Equinox Orchestra. Set to premiere Wednesday, November 25 at 7:00 p.m., the event will be available online throughout the Thanksgiving weekend.
(SAVANNAH, GA) Visitors to Savannah’s Lake Mayer Park will soon have a new place to get resources that promote better health and quality of life. The first of two “Healthy Hub” sites will be unveiled at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, December 1.
Every November, we shed light on runaway and homeless youth as part of National Runaway Prevention Month. It is no surprise that students experiencing homelessness struggle emotionally, academically, and socially, with many of them dropping out of school or turning to harmful behaviors to survive. The pandemic has only emphasized an ongoing problem in our community.
Photovoice Project Aims to Help Make Breastfeeding Easier in Chatham County. Georgia Southern University professor is working to identify barriers that exist locally for nursing mothers.
(SAVANNAH, GA) Center Parc Credit Union has donated $1,500 to Savannah’s Pennsylvania Avenue Resource Center (PARC) Garden. PARC is a City of Savannah neighborhood resource center committed to providing residents with greater access to nutritious foods in a valued educational and recreational space that contributes to the awareness of healthy eating practices.
Savannah, GA (November 16, 2020) – Savannah Country Day School has partnered with
the Rotary Club of Savannah to establish a campus Interact Club for students ages 12-18. Modeled as a
junior Rotary, the Interact Club will focus on service projects within the Savannah community and a
larger, global project each year.
The induction ceremony for the club’s 28 students was held on the school’s campus on Monday,
November 16, 2020. Key speakers included Rotary District Governor Steve Barnes, Rotary of Savannah
president Ted Kleinsner, SCDS Interact Club Co-Chair Mary Holmes Chick and SCDS Service Learning
Coordinator Christine Hefner.
“The Rotary Club of Savannah is very proud to sponsor this new Interact Club at Savannah Country Day
School. As Interactors, these high school students will develop skills in leadership and attain practical
experience in conducting service projects, thereby learning the satisfaction that comes from serving
others and the power of “Service Above Self”. Not only will these charter members gain leadership skills
to make meaningful contributions to our community but they will participate in a global service project
each year. The major goal of Interact is to provide opportunities for young people to create greater
understanding and goodwill with youth throughout the world,”; states Ted Kleisner, president of the
Rotary Club of Savannah.
Charter members (8 th -11 th grade) include:
Officers: President Charlton Strong, Vice President Katherine Ezelle, Treasurer Carmen Mandel and
Secretary Alli Buckler.
Members: Lily Barton, James Rhodes, Jackson Ezelle, Molly Fountain, Carson Gay, Mia Goldberg, Olivia
Hecht, Katie Horne, Sydney Hoye, Peyton Lewis, Anne Mandel, Maria Miller, Ellie Neil, Jake Paderewski,
Anna Pollak, Chatri Rajapaksha, Henley Schivera, Sarah Jane Schulze, Eliza Strong, Eliza Stubbs, Anna
Wylly, Mary Mobley Varnedoe, Greer Hollis, and Jordan Ruben.