Feed a Trucker Campaign kicks off May 7

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(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah-based trucking firm Veteran Carriers has teamed up with Enmarket to salute one group of unsung heroes of the pandemic – the trucking community – with a series of free lunches throughout 2021.

The Feed a Trucker program will involve participating groups gathering at the Enmarket on Pine Barren Road and Highway 80 – one of the convenience store chain’s commercial trucking locations, serving big rigs going in and out of the Georgia Ports Authority – on the first Friday of the month for the rest of the year.

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Center Parc Credit Union to Donate $3500 to the Savannah Urban Garden Alliance Scholarship

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(SAVANNAH, GA) Center Parc Credit Union to donate $3,500 to the Savannah Urban Garden Alliance (SUGA). The Alliance partners with schools, farmers, philanthropists, local businesses, and volunteers to increase access to and knowledge of urban gardening practices in order to provide local citizens with access to fresh produce, healthy food, and a self-sustaining knowledge base that effectively eliminates food deserts.

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COVID VAX DIAL 311

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(SAVANNAH, GA) Anyone living in Chatham County can now call 311 for free COVID-19 Vax assistance. Chatham County, the City of Savannah, Gulfstream Aerospace and the Department of Public Health – Coastal Health District have joined forces with Hospice Savannah, Healthy Savannah and United Way of the Coastal Empire to offer this free assistance to Coastal area residents.

CENTER PARC CREDIT UNION AWARDED

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(SAVANNAH, GA) MemberXP, a member experience solution from CU Solutions Group, has named Center Parc Credit Union one of their 2021 Best of the Best award winners. The coveted Best of the Best award is given each year to credit unions that have consistently provided exceptional member service, as reported by their own members. Only the highest-performing credit unions utilizing the MemberXP platform are given this honor.

New Health App

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(SAVANNAH CEOAdMoEr, 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.

RAFFLE TO CELEBRATE 40th ANNIVERSARY OF FEEDING COASTAL GEORGIA

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(AMERICA’S SECOND HARVEST OF COASTAL GEORGIA) Help celebrate the 40th anniversary of America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia. Purchase tickets to be entered into a drawing for a set of two AAdvantage Mileage (30,000 each) Award certificates. The cost is only $40 a ticket – enough to feed a child for two weeks during the summer.

NATIONAL VOLUNTEER MONTH

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(SAVANNAH, GA). April is National Volunteer Month and United Way of the Coastal Empire is thanking its volunteers for their extraordinary contributions in Bryan, Chatham, Effingham, and Liberty counties. During this National Volunteer Month, United Way Volunteers is organizing various service projects in Hinesville, Guyton, Savannah, and Pembroke. To learn more and get involved in these projects, please visit uwce.org/volunteer.

WE REMEMBER MAMA

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(HOSPICE SAVANNAH) Hospice Savannah will hold its annual Mother’s Day tribute, We Remember Mama, with an elegant luncheon from 12 – 1:30 p.m. on Friday, May 7 at the Palmetto Club, 1 Cottonwood Drive, at The Landings. This year’s event honors Helen Downing and supports the continuation and growth of Hospice Savannah’s Story Keeping Program, the legacy of Founding Story Keeper Dottie Kluttz, in which volunteers gather memories and life stories from patients for their loved ones to cherish. Tickets are available at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/we-remember-mama-luncheon-tickets-147861169739?aff=ebdsoporgprofile