Center Parc Credit Union Donates $2,500 to the Savannah State University Community Garden

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(SAVANNAH, GA) Center Parc Credit Union has donated $2,500 to the Savannah State University Campus Community Garden. Developed as a means for students who face food insecurities to be able to grow healthy foods affordably, the garden provides hands-on learning experiences and serves as a gathering place for faculty, staff and students to demonstrate a green economy.

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Black Breastfeeding Week is Observed in Savannah Area

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Efforts are underway to build a breastfeeding-friendly community in Savannah and Chatham County.

(SAVANNAH, GA) In conjunction with National Breastfeeding Month in August, Black Breastfeeding Week is being observed August 25-31 with photo displays featuring images from the Savannah H.O.P.E. Photovoice projects which highlight barriers to breastfeeding for Black/African-American Women in Savannah and Chatham County, Ga. These displays will be located in the lobbies of the Eisenhower and Midtown locations of the Chatham County Health Department. Local advocates are also drawing attention to the barriers that Black mothers often encounter that discourage them from breastfeeding.

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Center Parc Credit Union to Donate $2,500 to the Savannah State University Community Garden

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(SAVANNAH, GA) Center Parc Credit Union is donating $2,500 to the Savannah State University Campus Community Garden. Developed as a means for students who face food insecurities to be able to grow healthy foods affordably, the garden provides hands-on learning experiences and serves as a gathering place for faculty, staff and students to demonstrate a green economy.

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Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society Partners with EmployAbility and SCCPSS Parent Mentors for Family Support and Community-based Waivers Presentation August 24

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(SAVANNAH, GA) The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS) in partnership with EmployAbility and Savannah-Chatham County Public School System (SCCPSS) Parent Mentors will be delivering an informative presentation about Family Support and the Community-Based Waivers (NOW/COMP). This presentation is appropriate for Families of Individuals with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities (ID/D) who would like to learn about how these state-funded supports assist their dependent children & adults in school and post-school settings.

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Healthy Savannah and YMCA Work Alongside Community Members to Improve Safety for People Walking and Biking

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12 Savannah Communities Tapped for Initiative Funded by Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health Grant.

(SAVANNAH, GA) Nearly 70% of the more than 700 miles of paved streets within the Savannah city limits lack sidewalks. That lack is considered a factor in the average of 168 crashes involving pedestrians that Savannah experiences each year. Adding to those concerns is the fact that students are now preparing to return to in-person learning at school after an absence of nearly 16 months, which means students soon will be walking or biking to class alongside drivers who are now unaccustomed to their presence.

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Center Parc Credit Union announces 17 local partners for construction of new flagship financial center

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(SAVANNAH, GA) Center Parc Credit Union has announced their collaboration with 17 local partners for the construction of their new flagship financial center. The 17 local partners will include subcontractors in the areas of design, building, painting, plumbing, and electrical.

The subcontractors are: Whitaker Laboratory, River City Constructors, James Steel Erectors, IBP Savannah, Southern Roof & Woodcare, Savannah Architectural Supply, All American Glass Co., Coastal Interior Construction, Phillips Flooring Center, Dan J. Sheehan Co., Guy Boyd Plumbing, Bolton Air, Coastal Electric, Sitework Construction, Neal Landscape & Irrigation, Atlantic Star LLC, and Maupin Engineering.

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Photoshoot in Forsyth Park Aims to Break Through Barriers that Discourage Breastfeeding

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(SAVANNAH, GA) A photoshoot celebrating and honoring Black moms for Black Breastfeeding Week will be held at 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 24 in Forsyth Park. Presented by Glow Lactation and supported by YMCA of Coastal Georgia and Healthy Savannah through funding from the Centers for Disease Control’s Racial & Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) grant, organizers are also hoping the event will bring increased awareness to the disparities that discourage breastfeeding by Black mothers in Chatham County and help identify opportunities to remove those obstacles.

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CITY OF SAVANNAH AND OAK VIEW GROUP FACILITIES ANNOUNCE MULTI-YEAR NAMING RIGHTS PARTNERSHIP WITH ENMARKET

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(Savannah, GA – July 20, 2021) Today, the City of Savannah and Oak View Group Facilities,
managers and operators of the City’s new soon-to-open 9,500-seat arena, announced a multi-year naming rights partnership with Enmarket, the progressive and ever-growing chain of
convenience stores based in Savannah. As a result, the arena will be named Enmarket Arena.

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