(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, June 11, 2018

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PORSCHE’S 70TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

(JASPER CO., SC) Peacock Automotive brought together sports car lovers, local dignitaries and others from across Coastal Georgia and the South Carolina Lowcountry to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Porsche’s line of premium automobiles at the dealership’s “Sportscar Together Day.” For more information about Peacock Automotive or the Porsche of Hilton Head dealership, visit https://www.peacockautomotive.com/

CAMP BUDDY IN SAVANNAH
(SAVANNAH, GA) Learn more about Lowcountry Down Syndrome’s Camp Buddy happening later this month. Watch the interview with the camp coordinators, Molly Marchese and Pam Hussey, as they talk about what to expect at camp. http://www.wtoc.com/clip/14398867/camp-buddy
For more information about Chatham Camp Buddy, contact Pam Hussey at (912) 220-6429 or pbjhussey@gmail.com. To learn more about Effingham Camp Buddy, contact Molly Marchese at (912) 213-9127 or mollymarchese@windstream.net. To learn more about the Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society, visit http://www.ldssga.org/

SOCIAL MEDIA MADE EASY 
(INC) Social media is an asset to your PR and marketing efforts, but keeping up with it does not have to be overwhelming! While there are a variety of platforms, it’s likely that your consumer base uses one or two sites more than others. Find out what they are, and focus on populating those pages. For more 2018 marketing and PR tips, check out this article:https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/307118

PRESCRIPTION FOR LIFE: 4 PILLARS OF HEALTH
(SAVANNAH, GA) Dr. Evelyn Higgins will present a free lunchtime lecture on Tuesday, June 26, during Enmarket’s second of four 2018 Encourage Health Education Series events in Savannah. Higgins will speak on The Prescription for Life: 4 Pillars of Health, which looks at health as more than just the absence of disease by investigating the physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual elements of wholeness. The speech will be livestreamed on Healthy Savannah’s and Enmarket’s Facebook pages. For more information, visit www.healthysavannah.org

KOLE TO MANAGE NEW DOWNTOWN APARTMENTS
(SAVANNAH, GA) Park + Broad, a new high-end boutique apartment community in the up-and-coming east side of downtown Savannah, has scheduled a grand opening celebration and ribbon cutting for Thursday, June 28 at 5:30 p.m. The Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce will participate. Kole Management Company, a Savannah-based real estate management and investment firm, has been hired to manage the facility. For more information visit https://carriagetradepr.com/kole-to-manage-new-downtown-apartments-in-savannah/
Park + Broad

Park + Broad


APPLICATIONS SOUGHT FOR FREE MOUTH-GUARDS 
(SAVANNAH, GA) Angela Canfield, of Sandfly Family Dental, is now accepting applications for the 2018 Canfield Mouth Shield Program. Local organizations may apply to win custom-fit mouth guards in personalized colors for their entire team. For more information, visit https://carriagetradepr.com/applications-sought-for-free-mouth-guard-program-for-local-teams/

RECOGNIZE THE SIGNS TO PREVENT MELANOMA
(SAVANNAH, GA) The American Cancer Society reports that more people are diagnosed with skin cancer each year in the U.S. than all other cancers combined. Dr. Corinne Howington of Low Country Dermatology shares her melanoma awareness tips to help individuals recognize the signs and take action to prevent melanoma. You can find the full article here http://www.savannahnow.com/entertainmentlife/20180603/before-beach-recognize-melanoma-warning-signs-keys-to-prevention

$12,500 GRANT TO PARK PLACE OUTREACH 
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Bank of America Charitable Foundation has awarded a $12,500 grant to the Park Place Outreach Youth Emergency Shelter for operational and program expenses. The grant will help bridge a gap created by the loss of federal grants that have funded the organization’s street outreach team, which consists of adult and teen counselors who go onto the streets to talk with homeless kids about the help available to them through Park Place Outreach. Bank of America has been a long-term supporter of Park Place Outreach and was recognized in 2018 as the Park Place Outreach Corporate Partner of the Year. https://carriagetradepr.com/bank-of-america-awards-12500-grant-to-park-place-outreach/
Park Place Outreach Receives Donation from Bank of America

(LEFT to RIGHT) Pictured are Amy Repella of Bank of America, Julie Wade of Park Place Outreach, Dr. Ann Linton, board member, and Chris Sotus, board member, secretary, and works for Merrill Lynch, owned by Bank of America.


BETHESDA FARM IS FOR FOODIES
(SAVANNAH, GA) Representatives from Bethesda Academy recently spent an evening on air with The Algonquin Kitchen, a culinary arts show airing every Tuesday at
6 p.m. on 107.5 fm/WRUU Savannah. Listen to the full interview, which highlights the school’s 4.5 acre farm and organic market garden, at https://www.wruu.org/broadcasts/6817/

TARGET YOUR AUDIENCE
(INC) Give your customers and clients a reason to keep up with you. Providing content such as instructional articles, blogs and community news, or even contests and quizzes will keep you relevant to your target audience’s everyday life. For more 2018 marketing and PR tips, check out this article: https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/307118

FREE TEA ON TUESDAYS
(SAVANNAH, GA) This summer, Enmarket is offering free iced tea on Tuesdays to all customers who make an in-store purchase. Teas include classic southern sweet tea, unsweet tea, and flavored teas. For more information on Enmarket, visit http://enmarket.com/

$22K DONATION TO ‘VOLUNTEERS IN MEDICINE’ 
(JASPER CO., SC) Peacock Subaru was thrilled to present a check for $22,570 to Bluffton-Jasper County Volunteers in Medicine as part of the Subaru of America Share the Love program. “We enjoy sharing the love with our local community here in the Lowcountry and helping local non-profits.”

CLEAN ENERGY ROADSHOW STOPS IN SAVANNAH
(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah Technical College hosted the 8th annual Clean Energy Roadshow, a statewide clean energy summit, with speakers representing natural gas, electric utilities, propane autogas and renewable energy. This year, senior executives from the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) presented a special “State of the Industry: Technology in Georgia” update on IT and high-tech job growth and projections for the state’s economy. For more information, please visit www.ngaofgeorgia.org.

TACO TUESDAYS FOR PARK PLACE OUTREACH
(SAVANNAH, GA) Bull Street Taco has selected Park Place Outreach as the June non-profit for Taco Tuesdays. Every Tuesday in June, Bull Street Taco, 1608 Bull Street, will feature a special menu from which a portion of the proceeds will be donated to Park Place Outreach, a temporary residential shelter for runaway, homeless, and at-risk youth ages 11-17. Follow this link https://www.facebook.com/events/625341961142718/ for more information on Taco Tuesdays.

GDPR: DOES IT AFFECT YOUR BUSINESS?
(SAVANNAH, GA) GDPR, General Data Protection Regulation, is a strict data policy for the European Union which went into effect on May 25, 2018. This regulation directly impacts countries around the globe that have an online presence. Speros of Savannah answers questions about GDPR and how it affects the way businesses collect, store and use customer data at  https://speros.com/what-gdpr-means-for-your-business/ or

STRONG STRATEGIES FOR 2018
(INC) These 7 essential tips will keep your digital marketing strategy strong in 2018: https://www.inc.com/jeremy-goldman/7-essentials-for-any-digital-marketing-strategy.html

MILITARY SPOUSES

(SAVANNAH, GA) Recent Leadership Southeast Georgia graduates, work to create awareness for military spouses and to inform potential employers about opportunities within the military spouse community. To learn more, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BqAI_WUQnsU

BLUE JEANS AND BBQ BUSINESS CONNECTION

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Area Chamber’s June Business Connection networking event is set for Thursday, June 21 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Red Gate Farms, 136 Red Gate Farms Trail. Barbecue will be provided by Gerald’s Pig & Shrimp. Tickets are $10 for Chamber members and $25 for member guests. For tickets or more information, visit:

SAVE $$ BY JOINING GIRL SCOUTS SOON
(SAVANNAH, GA) When you join Girl Scouts between May 1 and July 31, you can take advantage of the Extended Year Membership offer for new members. For a special low price of $35, you’ll get access to almost 17 months of Girl Scouts instead of just one year. For more information, visit http://www.gshg.org/en/about-girl-scouts/join.html

SCORE: “TOOLS TO GROW YOUR BUSINESS”
(SAVANNAH, GA) SCORE will present a key workshop on the planning factors and timing sequence necessary to successfully sell or transfer a small business. The workshop will be on June 28 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the SCORE office, 111 E. Liberty St. Savannah. Call (912)-652-4335 to register.

SAVANNAH’S BIGGEST CONVENTION EVER
(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah is welcoming its largest city-wide convention ever from June 12-20 when the National Beta Club Convention comes to the Savannah Convention Center on Hutchinson Island. The convention for high-achieving students in grades 4th through 12th offers club members the opportunity to share project ideas and showcase their academic and leadership abilities with peers from around the globe. More than 20,000 students and 5,000 adult chaperones will be in attendance, staying in hotels all across the area including Pooler, the Southside, Midtown and the Historic District. Follow this link for more information on the convention http://www.savannahchambernews.com/member-news/is-your-business-ready-for-beta-club-convention-june-12-20/

GEORGIA  ENTERTAINMENT 102 EVENT
(ATLANTA, GA) Guests are invited to mingle with the who’s who of the entertainment industry as Georgia Entertainment 102 provides an overview of key industry data and reviews the recent legislative session. Charles Bowen of The Bowen Law Group and the Savannah Film Alliance will present again this year. This will be one of the final events at the iconic Moonshine Post Productions location as they are shifting to a new location. This is an invite only event. If you would like an invitation, please contact https://georgiaentertainmentnews.com/contact-us/

AUTISM SCHOOL ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS
(SAVANNAH, GA) Advance Academy is the only year-round day school in southeast Georgia for children, ages 6-18, diagnosed with ASD. Advance Academy is accredited by the Georgia Accrediting Commission and is a provider for the Georgia Special Needs Scholarship program. They are now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 school year! For more information, please visit http://www.matthewreardon.org/advance-academy-application/

SAVANNAH RETIREES GIVE BACK TO BETHESDA

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Bethesda Barnbuilders are a group of men from the Landings community who can be found working on and improving Bethesda Academy’s campus on Monday mornings, and they’ve done so for the past 20 years. The group supports the campus with endless projects, saving the school big money while boosting their own retirement pleasure. For the full article on the Bethesda Barnbuilders, please visit http://www.savannahnow.com/entertainmentlife/20180609/savannah-retirees-pour-millions-of-dollars-of-care-into-bethesda

JOB POSTING
(SAVANNAH, GA) A local construction company is looking to hire an administrative assistant as they continue to grow and expand in the Lowcountry. For more information or to apply, please call 912-777-3404.

SAVANNAH TRIBUNE CELEBRATES 143 YEARS
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Tribune is hosting A Biscuit Brunch and Sneaker Ball to celebrate their 143rd year of operation and 191st year for the Black Press on Saturday, August 11, from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at The DeSoto, 15 East Liberty St. More information is coming soon on the event to include ticket prices, a special salute to journalists and ways to support a charitable organization all in honor of this anniversary celebration. Read The Savannah Tribune online at https://savannahtribune.com

A TRUE COMPANION: MEET MILANI
(SAVANNAH, GA) Coastal Pet Rescue introduces Milani, a female Walker Hound mix. Milani is about 5 months old and is described by her foster family as “a true companion.” She is housebroken and knows simple commands. Milani is great with kids and would thrive in a home with another dog. To view Milani and other pets available for adoption, visit http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2018-d-229-milani1/