(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, August 21, 2017

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DONATION TO MILITARY FAMILIES
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Cinnamon Bear Stores, a family-owned group of high-end gift markets serving the Southeast for more than 20 years, has donated $1,040 to the Marne Community and Spouses’ Club of Fort Stewart/Hunter Army Airfield, a 501(c)3 non-profit, social and welfare organization that supports the military community through social outreach, academic scholarships and welfare grants. The donation came from proceeds raised during the Cinnamon Bear Stores grand opening celebrations for their new location in the Twelve Oaks Shopping Center, 5500 Abercorn St. For more information, visit https://cinnamonbearstores.com

(LEFT TO RIGHT) Janis Snaid, Lynne Snaid and Michael Snaid from the Cinnamon Bear Stores presents check to Jenny Petersen, First Vice President of the Marne Community and Spouses Club of Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield.


BETHESDA LEADERSHIP TRAINING

(SAVANNAH, GA) Bethesda Academy has announced a new Leadership Development Program to be introduced into the school’s curriculum. The sequenced, age-appropriate program will be integrated into the Bethesda curriculum for all students from grades six through 12 with academic classes. Staying true to the vision of founder the Rev. George Whitefield, the leadership curriculum will have three tiers: Leadership Training, Experiential Learning with opportunities to practice/apply leadership skills, and an Expert Speaker and Conference series where successful leaders from all walks of life share their wisdom with Bethesda students. For more information, visit www.bethesdaacademy.org


WOMEN IN BUSINESS MEETING: CHANGE OF LOCATION AND TIME

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Sandfly Women Business Owners Coalition will meet at 10 a.m. on Thursday, August 24, at Cutter’s Point Coffee, located at 7360 Skidaway Rd, Savannah, GA 31406. Helen Stone, County Commissioner for District 1 of Chatham County, will present business updates from the past half year at the meeting. Organized by Dr. Angela Canfield of Sandfly Family Dental, the coalition meets bi-annually in Sandfly. For more information, contact Cynthia Wright at cynthia.wright@carrigetradepr.com


SPEROS LUNCH AND LEARN
(SAVANNAH, GA) Speros announces an Interactive Presentation System Lunch and Learn event to be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, August 24 at Vic’s on the River. The technology experts will be sharing information on the latest interactive display systems and how to use these in business. Lunch is provided, but RSVPs are required. Space is limited. To reserve a seat, call (912) 354-8900, or visit www.speros.com/events.

KICKOFF FOR NEW AUDI HILTON HEAD DEALERSHIP

(JASPER COUNTY, S.C.) Peacock Automotive has announced the opening of a new Audi Hilton Head dealership. The groundbreaking ceremony for the 30,000-square-foot facility will be held Tuesday, Aug. 22, at 11 a.m. For more information on Peacock Automotive, visit
https://www.peacockautomotive.com/ For more information on Audi Hilton Head, visit http://www.audihiltonhead.com/
Future Home of Audi Hilton Head

Audi Hilton Head


ABUSE RAISES RISK OF TEENS RUNNING AWAY
(PARK PLACE OUTREACH) Within the dysfunctional family environments cited by runaway and homeless youth, abuse is often a factor. Verbal abuse, physical abuse, and sexual abuse before the age of 18 are all correlated with higher runaway rates. For more information, visit http://parkplaceyes.org
HURRICANE SEASON 2017
(TIME) National forecasters are predicting a busy hurricane season.

HEAR THE STORY OF PAPRIKA SOUTHERN
(SAVANNAH, GA) On Aug. 21 with 1 Million Cups, meet the women behind Paprika Southern, the women-focused magazine rooted in southern arts and culture. Their content includes in-depth interviews and stunning visuals. Learn about their journey from an online publication to a printed publication and how the Savannah community has helped along the way. Free. 2222 Bull St.  Similar programs charge as much as $14,900 tuition.  www.1millioncups.com/Savannah

APPLE GOES STEP FURTHER
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SUMMER LEARNING OFFERS SUCCESS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Horizons Savannah recently completed another action packed six weeks of learning and academics, college tours, cultural activities, swimming lessons, art, music and weekly field trips. At the end of the summer experience, families complete a program survey. One parent’s comment sums up the program: “The teachers taught my daughter to be more independent and she now knows that she can do anything she puts her mind to.” To learn more about Horizons Savannah or for ways to get involved, visit http://horizonsavannah.org


SAVINGS WITH COMMERCIAL CONSTRUCTION
(THE DEWITT TILTON GROUP) About 20 percent of the energy we use in the U.S. goes to power commercial buildings, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. When offices and schools become as energy efficient as possible using the “whole building” approach, they can save as much as  70 percent on energy consumption. For more information, visit http://www.dewitttiltongroup.com/

RED CROSS CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION

(SAVANNAH, GA) The public invited to celebrate 100 years of the local Red Cross. View memorabilia and learn about Red Cross work in the community. The event is Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 6:00 P.M. Service Brewing Company ,574 Indian St., Savannah, GA 31401. Please RSVP by August 25th to  esther.sheppard@redcross.org  or 912-651-5300 x349.  *This event is free! Must be 21 to enter, No children or infants.


HOLIDAY AUCTION HOSTED BY BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA

(SAVANNAH, GA)  On Tuesday, Nov. 28, the annual Holiday Auction hosted by Coastal Georgia Council Boy Scouts of America will take place at 6 p.m. at the Landings Plantation Club. Your support of the Holiday Auction will help pay for inner city kids from low income homes to learn outdoor skills, have mentors and participate in the proven leadership and life skills development programs of the Boy Scouts of America. Call Angela Phillips at the Scout Office at 912-927-7272 x 204 to reserve your place or to sign up as a volunteer or sponsor.

ABBIE DELOACH FUNDRAISER

(SAVANNAH, GA) All Robert W. Groves Alumni are invited to an Epic All-Class High School Reunion.  The Abbie DeLoach Foundation will host an afternoon of food, football and fun.  History is being made by uniting not only a high school but a community. Buy tickets online. Each ticket includes a $25 donation to the Foundation. Abbie DeLoach was one of five Georgia Southern University nursing students who were killed in a car-truck accident on Interstate 16 on April 22, 2015. For more information, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rw-groves-alumni-for-abbie-tickets-36939272358?aff=alumniforabbie


ENTERTAINMENT
(SOUTHERN GATEWAY PRODUCTION SERVICES) We’ve seen a surge in TV and movie production companies coming to Savannah to take advantage of our idyllic landscapes. But what do you do if someone knocks on your door and wants to use your house as a set? For more information, visit http://www.thebowenlawgroup.com

MUST-SEE TED TALKS
(THE ALTERNATIVE DAILY) 10 TED Talks every entrepreneur should see.

TREE DAMAGE

(DAILY MAIL) Savannah city officials seek restitution for damage to historic oak tree.

POOR DENTAL HYGIENE CAN HURT ENTIRE BODY

(SANDFLY FAMILY DENTAL) Poor dental hygiene has been linked to a plethora of health issues beyond simple tooth decay. Pancreatic cancer, heart disease and Alzheimer’s disease have all been tied to a lack of dental attention. Maintaining a healthy routine at home, along with  regular cleaning and checkups, can alleviate those risks. For more information, visit

COMMUNITY SAFETY OUTING WITH MAYOR AS DJ
(WSAV) A safer Savannah community gathering brought community leaders and families together recently in Forsyth Park. Savannah Major Eddie DeLoach took a turn as DJ during the event. More photos and information at http://wsav.com/2017/08/07/mayor-supports-community-event-by-taking-turn-as-dj/

MORRIS COMMUNICATIONS SELLS MORNING NEWS 
(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah Morning News has a new owner on the horizon. http://savannahnow.com/news/2017-08-09/morris-publishing-sells-savannah-morning-news-gatehouse-media

LIVESTREAM ON TUESDAY:  
ENCOURAGE HEALTH’S  ‘THE GOLDEN HEALERS’ 
(SAVANNAH, GA) Wellness company executive Ross Harding will present ‘The Golden Healers: A Study of Ginger and Turmeric’s Effect on Health’ on Tuesday, Aug. 22, during a lunchtime lecture presented as part of the 2017 Enmarket Encourage Health Education Series.  This event will be LIVESTREAMED on Healthy Savannah’s Facebook page. For more information, please visit http://healthysavannah.org/2017-encourage-health-series/

BACK TO SCHOOL TIPS
(INC) That Won’t Bust Your Budget

CHATHAM COUNTY BUSINESS UPDATE, Q&A

(SAVANNAH, GA) Helen Stone, county commissioner for District 1 of Chatham County, will present business updates from the past half year on Aug. 24 at 10 a.m. at Cutters Point Coffee. Event is free. Must RSVP to cynthia.wright@carriagetradepr.com

ART TOUR ISSUES CALL FOR ARTISTS
(SAVANNAH, GA) Arts Resource Collective of Savannah (ARC) is partnering with Hospice Savannah, Inc. to present this year’s Arts and Artisans Tour on Thursday, Nov. 2. The tour features art and artists in several homes in the Historic District. Applications for the juried show can be found at http://www.arcsavannah.org/aanda2017. For more information, contact info@arcsavannah.org

SECOND HARVEST SUMMER FOOD SERVICE 
(SAVANNAH, GA) America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia is participating in the Summer Food Service Program until Friday, Aug. 28. Meals will be provided to all children without charge at First African Baptist Church at 23 Montgomery Street in Savannah from 12:30-1:30 p.m. and at Good Will Baptist Church at 167 Blandford Street in Rincon from 6:30-7 p.m. Learn more about second harvest at https://www.facebook.com/Help.End.Hunger.Ga/

SPEED NETWORKING
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Area Chamber will hold a speed networking session on Wednesday, Aug. 30, at the Savannah Morning News Auditorium, 1375 Chatham Parkway. Breakfast begins at 8 a.m. with the program at 9 a.m. Cost is $15 for Chamber members only. For more information or to RSVP,  http://www.savannahchambernews.com/events/making-connection-speed-networking-august-30/

ENDING AN INTERNSHIP?
(INC) Amazon Hiring Manager Reveals 6 Things to do Before Ending an Internship

LDSS BUDDY WALK 2017
(SAVANNAH, GA) The 2017 Buddy Walk for the Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society will be held on Saturday, October 7 in Savannah’s Forsyth Park with the walk beginning at 10amimmediately followed by a Family Fun Festival. This one mile fundraising event raises awareness and funds for local programs that benefit people with Down Syndrome and their families. To learn more about the Buddy Walk or to register, visit https://www.facebook.com/lowcountrydownsyndromesociety/

FREE TRIP TO INDIA

(ROTARY DISTRICT 6920) Seeking Rotarians and non Rotarians to submit an application for a month long trip to India starting in mid January 2018. Applications due before September 15, 2017https://youtu.be/xHNDa88ktD4


LOWCOUNTRY WOMEN’S CONFERENCE
(HILTON HEAD, SC) THRIVE Lowcountry Women’s Conference, September 28, 2017. Carriage Trade Public Relations and Cecilia Russo Marketing’s own Cynthia Wright will be speaking on Social Media.  Registration is open for this new women’s event and an early bird rate is available now.  Limited number of vendor tables are also available.

 http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07eedzcijv9ff2e23e&llr=rlupm5cab&showPage=true 


PETE IS LOOKING FOR A FOREVER HOME
(SAVANNAH, GA) Pete is a male, American Staffordshire Terrier Mix about 10 weeks old. Pete is thought of as “a very loving guy” that would be an excellent addition to any family and was rescued with his mother and 3 brothers from animal control.  To view Pete, his siblings, or any other pet available for adoption, visit: http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2017-d-217-pete/