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April 2021

Government and Community Partners Launch “Know the Facts + Get your Vax” Campaign

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Anyone living in Chatham County can call 311 for free COVID-19 Vax assistance beginning Wednesday, April 14. www.covidvaxdial311.com

SAVANNAH, GA, April 13, 2021- A new program is launching in Savannah and Chatham County to help those who have not yet received a COVID-19 vaccine become more confident regarding the safety of the vaccine, know how to obtain a vaccine and connect to transportation options.

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AdMoEr’s App Uses Additional Layers to Prevent Discrimination on Vaccine Status

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(SAVANNAH, GA) AdMoEr, an innovative new app that lets people track the safety of their surroundings when it comes to infectious diseases like COVID-19, is the only existing app that avoids discriminating against non-vaccinated individuals while still providing full information on infection risk. That key distinction places the Savannah-based company’s product in a strong position as governments across the globe – including here in the U.S. – grapple with how to develop digital “passports” displaying COVID vaccine status.

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COLONIAL OIL INDUSTRIES SPONSORS RECORD-SETTING MARINE CONFERENCE

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(MARINELOG.COM) Setting a new record for the event, almost 500 participants took part in Marine Log’s TTB 2021 — Tugs, Towboats & Barges conference. This was the second virtual presentation of TTB. A large majority of attendees were C-Level executives and maritime owner/operators. TTB 2021 was backed by a number of sponsors including Colonial Oil Industries, a division of Savannah-based Colonial Group. https://www.marinelog.com/news/ttb-2021-sees-record-attendance-second-year-in-a-row/

SAVANNAH PROCLAIMED BREASTFEEDING/CHESTFEEDING FAMILY FRIENDLY

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(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah Mayor Van Johnson proclaimed April 2, 2021 as “Breastfeeding/Chestfeeding Family Friendly Community Day in Savannah.” Dr. Nandi Marshall, associate professor and interim associate dean of Academic Affairs with Georgia Southern University Jian-Ping Hsu College of Public Health, made the announcement on the Enmarket Encourage Health Series April 1 livestream broadcast. Marshall said the City’s designation will let people know they are seen and supported along their breastfeeding journey. https://www.facebook.com/135287093182859/videos/1077748576043138

EARTH DAY POP-UP PARTY

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(SAVANNAH, GA) The public is invited to take part in a communal art project that will take place across Savannah all month in preparation of Earth Day (April 22), and Center Parc Credit Union is hosting a pair of pop-up parties with Savannah artist Joanne Morton. The first of Center Parc’s pop-up parties was held at its Pooler branch, inside the Pooler Walmart, on April 1. Still to come is a similar event Tuesday, April 6, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Savannah branch, located inside the Walmart at 6000 Ogeechee Road.  Learn more here: https://earthdaysavannah.org/

SAVE FOR RETIREMENT

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(CENTER PARC CREDIT UNION) We’re living longer these days, so it’s important to make sure we’re saving up for retirement and all of the other milestones along the way! With just $25, you can open an Individual Retirement Account through Center Parc Credit Union. Schedule an appointment with the team so they can help set you on a path for financial wellness!

CHATHAM ACADEMY RECEIVES GRANT

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(SAVANNAH, GA) Chatham Academy at Royce received a $1,000 grant on March 31 from the Matthews Children’s Foundation through their friends at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors. The grant will be used to assist with the purchase of new Chromebooks. Chatham Academy continues to use Google Classroom, which enables students to participate within the classroom, independently, and collaboratively. www.roycelearningcenter.org