(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, September 18, 2017

By September 18, 2017Local NewsWIRE

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PEACOCK AUTOMOTIVE REBRANDS
(JASPER COUNTY, S.C.) In celebration of their 15th anniversary, Peacock Automotive has rebranded New River Auto Mall and is now doing business at Peacock Auto Mall: https://youtu.be/NQqN5C8qt0s
Were you spotted at the unveiling event? http://beta.spotted.blufftontoday.com/galleries?groupId=687596

HEART BALL 2018

(JASPER COUNTY, S.C.) As the Legacy Sponsor, Audi Hilton Head, hosted the theme unveiling party for the American Heart Association – Southern Coast’s 2018 Heart Ball. View the announcement of the 2018 theme at: https://youtu.be/86TzVJMrRNg

SPEROS UPDATES REALTORS’ TRAINING FACILITIES
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Area REALTORS® is pleased to announce the completion of a comprehensive upgrade of its corporate training and meeting facilities. Designed by Speros, a full-service technology company headquartered in Savannah, the upgrade has brought up-to-date technology and ease of functionality to multiple areas used for learning services and video conferencing. For more information, visit http://www.Speros.com

CFO MEMBERS: KEYS TO IMPROVING PRODUCTIVITY
(SAVANNAH, GA) The CFO Council of Savannah announces plans for their upcoming meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 20, at 7 a.m. at The Georgia Coastal Center, 305 Fahm St. Communications expert, author and career coach Mary Nestor will share practical tips and scripts from her new book “Say It Now! Say It Right!” that you can use to eliminate elephants, avoid bad decisions and transform fence-sitters into devoted followers. Free of charge for members. For more information or to reserve a spot, visit https://sites.google.com/site/savcfocouncil/

BEER, GUYS & CIGARS
(SAVANNAH, GA) Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Coastal Empire announces plans for their 3rd Annual Beer, Guys & Cigars at The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf & Spa Resort on Oct. 8 and 9Sunday evening is all about the brews, food, auction items and cigars. Monday is the annual golf tournament with a 10 a.m. shotgun start. All proceeds benefit critically ill children and their families. For more information or to buy tickets, visit

http://www.rmhccoastalempire.org/events/beer-guys-cigars/


NATURAL OILS EVENT TO BENEFIT HOSPICE
(SAVANNAH, GA) Join the owners of LaTerra Natural Oils at 1520 Bull St. on the evening of Friday, Oct. 6, as they host a tasting and art show to benefit not-for-profit Hospice Savannah, Inc. Enjoy appetizers and refreshments, taste premium olive oils and balsamic vinegars and view the exquisite paintings of Mary Ellen McLaughlin. A portion of all product and art sales as well as proceeds from the raffle of a gift basket will be donated. Find out more at www.Facebook.com/hospicesavannahinc/events


PARK PLACE OUTREACH SERVES 125 to 150 KIDS AND TEENS EACH YEAR
(PARK PLACE OUTREACH) The shelter at Park Place Outreach can hold 12 clients at any given time, with four beds reserved to guarantee no child in need of emergency shelter is ever turned away. Park Place also provides comprehensive outreach services designed to prevent runaways and homelessness. Through these outreach efforts, Park Place reaches approximately 2,600 kids and teenagers each year. For more information, visit http://parkplaceyes.org

LEARN TO CREATE A SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGY FOR YOUR BUSINESS
(SAVANNAH, GA) The UGA Small Business Development Center in Savannah and the UGA SBDC at Georgia Southern will present a class on Sept. 26 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Social media expert Lisa Kandra will presents her national program designed to teach business owners how they can leverage social media by implementing a strategy focused on goals and results. For more information, visit  https://www.georgiasbdc.org/creating-a- social-media- strategy-for- your-business/

WHITE DOESN’T MEAN CAVITY FREE
(SANDFLY FAMILY DENTAL) Remember, whitening treatments can create a beautiful, confident smile, but they don’t result in healthy teeth. To prevent cavities, practice good dental hygiene at home and visit your dental hygienist regularly. For more information, visithttp://www.sandflyfamilydental.com/

ACHIEVE FINANCIAL SUCCESS
(SOUTH MAG) Coastal Capital Management, locally owned and operated, provides informed financial advice. If you were to ask Sam Hubbard to define “financial success” on his own terms, you might be surprised to learn that this Savannah native’s answer is actually quite simple – good news for those of us who still have trouble counting out the correct change for a slice at Vinnie’s. http://www.southmag.com/Coastal-Capital-Management/

DRONES ASSESSING HURRICANE DAMAGE

(INC) Drone Companies Assessing Damage After Hurricanes Irma and Harvey

https://www.inc.com/will-yakowicz/storm-damage-irma-harvey-drones.html?cid=hmside4


$90,000 FUNDRAISING GOAL
(SAVANNAH, GA) Enmarket is pleased to announce that its retail stores in Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina will sell Light The Night paper icons from Sept. 5 – 3 to support the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Light The Night event. The paper icon, which represents the light of hope in the cure for blood cancers, sells for $1 and is personalized with the donor’s name. The icons will be displayed on surfaces inside enmarket stations. The company has set a goal to raise $90,000 in support of LLS’s mission to cure blood cancer and improve the lives of patients and their families. For more information, visit http://www.lls.org/georgia/article/georgia-chapter-local-news?src1=22191&src2=


H.U.G.S BOO BASH
(SAVANNAH, GA) Head-Up Guidance Service (HUGS) announces plans for their Halloween “Spooktackular” on Friday, Oct. 20 from 7 – 11 p.m. at Alee Temple, 100 Eisenberg Drive, 31406. $50 tickets include food & “spirits,” dancing, entertainment and a costume contest. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit https://www.headsupsavannah.org or call 912-507-3662.

POSTPONED: THE GREATEST CITY ON EARTH
(SAVANNAH, GA) Due to Hurricane Irma, Savannah magazine has postponed the annual Best of Savannah Party, Thursday, Sept. 14, at the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa, 1 Resort Drive, Hutchinson Island. This event will honor winners of the annual readers’ poll in the categories of dining, nightlife, shopping, services and community. Carriage Trade Public Relations/Cecilia Russo Marketing were voted as one of the best public relations firms in Savannah, winning as runner-up in the category. For more information and updates on the reschedule or to buy tickets to the Best of Savannah Party, visit https://savannahmagazine.com

IPHONE CHANGES SEPTEMBER 19
(BUSINESS INSIDER) 13 Ways Your iPhone Will Change on September 19

http://www.businessinsider.com/the-top-13-ways-your-iphone-is-going-to-change-in-ios-11-2017-6


FRIENDS WITH BENEFITS
(SAVANNAH, GA) On Thursday, Sept. 21, join Union Mission at Ghost Coast Distillery for food, music and fun to support an end to homelessness in Savannah. The event “Friends with Benefits” will benefit the work of Union Mission and offer guests a chance to learn more about how community support helps reduce homelessness. Doors will open at 5 p.m. with live music from Junkyard Angel followed by tunes spun by DJ Ob-1 Benobi. Chazitos and Little Diddles Sweetery will be cooking for the event, with signature cocktails created by Ghost Coast Distillery using their own spirits. Entry tickets are $12 and can be purchased at https://www.cityspin.com/savannah/e/friends-with-benefits

CELEBRATE SAVANNAH SPORTS
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Sports Council will host its 2017 Georgia Power Golf Classic & Sports Awards Luncheon on Sept. 26 and 28, respectively. Register for both events at http://www.savannahsportscouncil.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Registration-Form2017.pdf

NETWORKING: SAVANNAH STYLE
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Area Chamber’s 3rd annual Taste of the Lowcountry Business Connection is set for Wednesday, Sept. 27, at the Savannah Bend Marina, 188 Old Tybee Road in Thunderbolt. For more information or to reserve a spot, visit http://www.savannahchambernews.com/events/taste-lowcountry-business-connection-september-28/

THRIVE CONFERENCE
(SAVANNAH, GA) On Friday, Sept. 29, the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with the South Carolina Lowcountry SCORE chapter will host the first THRIVE Lowcountry Women’s Conference. The conference will feature a series of thought-provoking keynote speakers and five breakout sessions that will cover 20 topics, including Cynthia Wright, with Carriage Trade Public Relations and Cecilia Russo Marketing, to discuss social media. For more information, please visit http://www.hiltonheadchamber.org/chamber-events/thrive-lowcountry-womens-summit/ To register, please visit https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07eedzcijv9ff2e23e&oseq=&c=&ch

ARE YOU MAKING THESE GRAMMAR MISTAKES?
(INC) Incredibly Common Grammar Mistakes

https://www.inc.com/christina-desmarais/more-incredibly-common-grammar-mistakes-to-drive-y.html?cid=hmside1


LDSS BUDDY WALK 2017
(SAVANNAH, GA) The 2017 Buddy Walk for the Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society will be held on Saturday, Oct. 7, in Savannah’s Forsyth Park. The walk will begin at 10 a.m. and will be followed immediately 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/

SAVANNAH GREEK FESTIVAL

(SAVANNAH, GA) A Savannah tradition, the Annual Greek Festival, will be held Thursday, Oct. 12 through Saturday, Oct. 14 at the St. Paul’s Hellenic Center, 14 W. Anderson St. The 67th annual celebration will feature homemade Greek food, desserts, drinks, dancing and live music, along with a marketplace and church tours. For more information, visit www.savannahgreekfest.com

BUSINESS CONNECTION AT THE BALLPARK

(SAVANNAH, GA) Join the Savannah Area Chamber for networking with area professionals as bands play on the field at Historic Grayson Stadium on Thursday, Oct. 19. This is a casual musical and sports-themed business connection event. For more information or to make a reservation, visit http://www.savannahchambernews.com/events/bands-ballpark-business-connection-october-19/

SPONSORS NEEDED FOR JAYCEES ANNIVERSARY

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Jaycees are seeking sponsors for their 75th Anniversary gala on Saturday, Oct. 21. For more information on sponsorship levels and needs, please contact Cynthia Wright at savannahjaycees@gmail.com or 912-856-9075

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

SUPERCHARGE YOUR DAY


BOY SCOUTS TO HOST HOLIDAY AUCTION
(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.

AUCTION ITEMS NEEDED TO HELP AT- RISK TEENS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Park Place Outreach Youth Emergency Shelter needs auction items for its gala on Friday, Feb. 2. Park Place is a temporary residential home for at-risk kids and teens ages 11-17 at 514 E. Henry St. Please call (912) 234-4048 to coordinate or visit https://www.parkplaceyes.org/

FREESPIRIT
(SAVANNAH, GA) Freespirit is a 2 year old, female, American Staffordshire Terrier available for adoption. She does well in a crate and loves to play with her foster puppy siblings. Freespirit loves to cuddle and is good with other dogs and children. To view Freespirit and other pets available for adoption, visit: http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2017-d-119-free-spirit/