BACK-TO-SCHOOL CLINICS

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(COASTAL HEALTH DISTRICT) The Chatham County Health Department is planning no-cost vision, hearing, dental, and nutrition screenings for Chatham County school students. Immunization services will also be available at regular cost, with most insurances accepted. Clinics will be held from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Thursday, July 15 and 29 at the Chatham County Health Department, 1395 Eisenhower Drive in Savannah.

HURRICANE REGISTRY

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(COASTAL HEALTH DISTRICT) If you or a loved one has medical issues and no way to evacuate before a storm, now is the time to apply for the Coastal Health District’s Hurricane Registry. The Hurricane Registry is a list of adults or children who live at home under the care of family or trained medical professionals, but who would require special assistance in a shelter or healthcare facility during an evacuation and have no other way to evacuate safely. You can begin the process by calling the Hurricane Registry hotline at 1-833-243-7344 or by downloading an application at gachd.org/registry.

VACCINE ACCESS AND ACCEPTANCE THINK TANK

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(SAVANNAH BUSINESS JOURNALHealthy Savannah and the YMCA of Coastal Georgia are holding “Listening Sessions” to seek input in developing a community-led training program on COVID-19 vaccine awareness and acceptance. The first two of three planned sessions were held on June 9 and 10. Participants were asked to share their thoughts about vaccine acceptance. https://www.savannahbusinessjournal.com/covid-19/june-22—-healthy-savannah-and-ymca-seek-community-voices-for-vaccine-access-and/article_d42e4d28-d376-11eb-a394-df3cf49ac698.html

ROTARY CLUB OF SAVANNAH

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(SAVANNAH BUSINESS JOURNAL) Marjorie Young, founder, and CEO of Carriage Trade Public Relations® Inc. has been elected as the 2021-22 president of The Rotary Club of Savannah. On June 28, the gavel will be passed to Young by outgoing president, Ted J. Kleisner, a third-generation hotelier. The ceremony will take place at the DeSoto on Liberty Street at 12:30 p.m.

A PROVEN RECORD OF SUCCESS

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Colonial Group, Inc. is a multigenerational family-owned parent company of a variety of subsidiaries. Headquartered in Savannah, Ga., the business has grown steadily since 1921, expanding into new markets and cultivating business relationships that span the globe. Under its diversified umbrella, its divisions have a proven record of success in wholesale petroleum marketing; liquid and dry bulk terminal storage; fuel and lubricant distribution; marine bunkering service; natural gas storage, marketing & distribution; retail fuel & convenience markets; marine vessel safety & compliance consulting; industrial chemical supply & distribution; yacht maintenance, repair & refit; and the water treatment industry.

GEORGIA STORYTELLING ROADSHOW

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(WJCL) A free outdoor film and pop-up theater event set up shop in Savannah Friday night. Treasure Maps: The Georgia Storytelling Roadshow was held at Old Roberds Dairy Farm and featured a screening of Treasure Maps, a film collage of experiences with an up close and personal look into what it’s like navigating the complex web of life as a person with a developmental disability. One of the ten Georgians featured in the film was Michael Holton of Guyton. Local partners for the 2021 Treasure Maps stop in Savannah included the Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society and Savannah-Chatham County Parent Mentors.
Storytelling Roadshow rolls into Savannah

ROTARY CLUB OF METRO SAVANNAH DONATES TO URBAN HOPE AND BIKE WALK SAVANNAH

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(SAVANNAH BUSINESS JOURNAL) The Rotary Club of Metropolitan Savannah has made a $5,000 donation to Urban Hope and $5,250 to Bike Walk Savannah to support neighborhood street safety audits and other programs that make streets safer for people using all modes of travel. The audits are a collaborative effort with the Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health grant administered by Healthy Savannah and the YMCA of Coastal Georgia and are designed to create activity friendly routes to everyday destinations. The goal of the audits is to identify opportunities to improve transportation infrastructure that will make it more convenient and less hazardous for people to walk, bike, and take transit to school, jobs, and other important destinations. The donation to Urban Hope was presented on June 8 and the Bike Walk Savannah donation on June 21.