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Savannah Film Alliance Announces November Meeting

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Savannah Film Alliance Announces November Meeting

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Film Alliance meeting will be held Thursday, November 9 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Savannah Tech. The meeting will be held in Room 7126 in the Academic Commons building (the main building). Parking is in the visitor parking lot right by the school entrance.

The Savannah Film Alliance was founded in 2015 by attorney Charles Bowen. The organization promotes the film community within Savannah and the greater Coastal Empire through advocacy and action via education, outreach and collaboration.

Those with a stake in the entertainment industry are invited to gather together quarterly to discuss their goals and how to improve the filmmaking experience in the Savannah area.

To RSVP contact Bo Bowen at cbowen@thebowenlawgroup.com.

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT SOUTHERN GATEWAY PRODUCTION SERVICES
Entertainment attorney Charles Bowen founded Southern Gateway Production Services with the mission to ensure a seamless experience for out-of-town producers by providing connections with local crew, vendors and service providers. Southern Gateway Production Services is a signatory to all IATSE National Term Agreements. Bowen is recognized within the Savannah film community for his formation of the Savannah Film Alliance in 2015. As the founder of The Bowen Law Group, he has also developed a reputation as one of Savannah’s most experienced attorneys in entertainment law. Southern Gateway Production Services is located at 7 East Congress St, Suite 1001. For more information, contact Charles Bowen at cbowen@thebowenlawgroup.com or 912-544-2050.

(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, December 12, 2016

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ENMARKET AWARDED 2016 CATALYST RECOGNITION BY CSP MAGAZINE

(SAVANNAH, GA) Enmarket, (formerly Enmark) is pleased to announce it has been recognized for extraordinary leadership in the convenience store and retail petroleum industry. The Savannah-based company received the 2016 Catalyst award in Foodservice by CSP Magazine at the 2016 Outlook Leadership Conference held Nov. 9-11 in Scottsdale, Ariz. Matt Clements, director of marketing, accepted the award in recognition of his development of Enmarket’s rebranded image and for leading its “Enrich Life!” program. For more information, visit https://carriagetradepr.com/enmarket-receives-catalyst-award-csp-magazine-entrepreneurial-leadership/

NEW IT OPERATIONS SUPERVISOR JOINS SPEROS
(SAVANNAH, GA) Speros, a full-service technology company headquartered in Savannah, announces that Kelly Quinn has joined the firm as IT Operations supervisor. Her duties include managing the day-to-day operations of the firm’s Information Technology department and providing support to clients. For more information, please visit https://carriagetradepr.com/speros-welcomes-kelly-quinn-operations-supervisor/

ST. ANDREW’S SCHOOL BOARD OF TRUSTEES ANNOUNCES DR. KELLY WALDRON AS NEXT HEAD OF SCHOOL

(SAVANNAH, GA) The St. Andrew’s School Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Kelley Waldron as the next Head of School for St. Andrew’s. After serving as Interim Head of School for the past several months, Dr. Waldron received unanimous support from both the Head of School Search Committee and the Board of Trustees. Dr. Waldron has been a part of the St. Andrew’s community since 2002. In that time, she has served as Director of Admissions, Academic Dean of the Upper School, Director of Studies, International Baccalaureate Coordinator, Lower School Head, teacher, mentor and so much more. For more information, visit https://saslions.com/

LOW COUNTRY DERMATOLOGY HOLDING DONATION DRIVE FOR RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE

(SAVANNAH, GA) For the third consecutive year, Low Country Dermatology will hold a holiday donation drive to collect needed supplies for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Coastal Empire and to help stock a “holiday store” for families of the RMHC. The practice will accept donations through 5 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 19. For details on wishlist items and the donations being accepted, visit

Dr. Howington and her family presenting last year’s holiday donation to Bill Sorochak
108 PAIRS OF SOCKS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah Yoga is hosting a sock drive for the homeless of Savannah December 4-31. Socks are the #1 needed item in the homeless community. The goal of Savannah Yoga is to collect 108 pairs of socks because 108 an auspicious number in yoga-the number of energy channels connected to the 7 main chakras. All socks can be dropped off at the yoga center, 1319 Bull St, Savannah, GA. For more information, visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/1608990289408650/

ANIMAL DRAWINGS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Animal Drawings by Shannon Lancaster: https://www.facebook.com/Lady-Lancaster-116329085074152/?fref=ts

1 Million Cups Year End Social
(SAVANNAH, GA) 1 Million Cups, the weekly meeting place for Savannah’s startups to get inspired and share ideas is celebrating the year end with networking over Perc coffee. Join local entrepreneurs for an hour of year-end cheer 9-10a.  Location: Creators’ Foundry.Free. http://www.1millioncups.com/savannah
KIDS HELPING KIDS TOY DONATION DRIVE ANNOUNCED
(SAVANNAH, GA) Used toys will be accepted at this donation drive until December 16. Drop-off donations to Advertising Specialty Services at 402 E Montgomery Cross Rd. For more information, visit http://internet.savannah.chatham.k12.ga.us/schools/gvpa/Lists/Announcements/DispForm.aspx?ID=377
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HOSPICE SAVANNAH GOLF TOURNAMENT RESCHEDULED FOLLOWING HURRICANE MATTHEW CLEAN UP DEC. 12
(SAVANNAH, GA) Now that post-hurricane clean up is completed, Hospice Savannah has confirmed that the date for the rescheduled golf tournament is Monday, December 12 at the Landings Club’s Plantation course. The tournament is presented by USI Insurance Services, and proceeds will support Savannah Hospice. For more information or to register, visit http://www.hospicesavannah.org/Golf/
SAVANNAH AREA CHAMBER TO HOST 210TH ANNUAL MEETING DEC. 13

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Area Chamber will host the 2010th Annual Meeting on Tuesday, December 13 from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. at The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa. During the luncheon, the Chamber will reflect on 2016 accomplishments and review its 2017 program of work. The Chamber will also recognize 2016 Chamber board chair Whip Triplet as he passes the gavel to incoming board chair Sam McCachern. For more information or to register, visit http://savannah.simpleviewcrm.com/webapi/rsvp/v2/?action=details&noredirect=1&eventId=20

U.S. CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION COMMISSIONER TO MEET WITH SAVANNAH BUSINESS COMMUNITY DEC. 15

(SAVANNAH, GA) U.S. Customs and border Protections Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske will be meeting with the Savannah business community to hold a discussion on areas impacting the local business community relating to trade & travel facilitation and enforcement programs led by CBP. The meeting is scheduled to take place at the World Trade Center Savannah on December 15 at 11:00 a.m. For more information, visit http://www.seda.org/

SAVANNAH AREA CHAMBER HOLDS 6TH ANNUAL HOLIDAY OYSTER ROAST DEC. 15
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with its emerging professionals council, LaunchSAVANNAH, will host its 6th Annual Holiday Oyster Roast Business Connection on Thursday, December 15 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa. Held on the Westin’s River Lawn, this event will feature food, live entertainment, beverages, and networking with hundreds of the Savannah area’s business professionals. $10 for members and $25 for member guests. To register, visit http://savannah.simpleviewcrm.com/webapi/rsvp/v2/?action=details&noredirect=1&eventId=22
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DAVENPORT HOUSE MUSEUM TO HOLD HOLIDAY EVENING TOURS BY CANDLELIGHT ON DEC. 26

(SAVANNAH, GA) Davenport House Museum will hold holiday evening tours by candlelight from Monday, December 26 through Friday, December 30 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. The tours will include music from the early 19th century, short bread and cider tastings in the garden, the story of early 19th century holiday celebrations from trained docents, and a period dancing demonstration. For more information, visit http://www.davenporthousemuseum.org/category/events/

SAINT PETER’S TO HOLD CHARITY SHOPPING BOUTIQUE AND SPRING PLANT SALE ON FEB. 15
(SAVANNAH, GA) St. Peter’s Episcopal Church will hold the Market at 3 West Ridge charity shopping boutique and spring plant sale from Wednesday, February 15 through Friday, February 17. All proceeds from door admissions, plant sales, the luncheon, sponsor donations, and 15 percent of vendor sales will be donated to Frank Callen Boys and Girls Club and Horizons Savannah. For more information, visit http://www.stpeterssavannah.org/the-market-at-3-west-ridge.html

SISSY NEEDS A LOVING HOME

(COASTAL PET RESCUE) For a multiple cat family, you must look no further than Sissy! As long as introductions are made slowly, she adapts well to a big family of feline siblings. Balancing perfectly between high energy and couch potato, she gives the moderately-active owner something to look forward to. She would appreciate open-space to run and enough toys to keep her attention day after day; things that might not be provided by a tiny apartment. To view Sissy and other animals available for adoption, visit http://coastalpetrescue.org/

(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, December 5, 2016

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ENMARKET AWARDED 2016 CATALYST RECOGNITION BY CSP MAGAZINE

(SAVANNAH, GA) Enmarket, (formerly Enmark) is pleased to announce it has been recognized for extraordinary leadership in the convenience store and retail petroleum industry. The Savannah-based company received the 2016 Catalyst award in Foodservice by CSP Magazine at the 2016 Outlook Leadership Conference held Nov. 9-11 in Scottsdale, Ariz. Matt Clements, director of marketing, accepted the award in recognition of his development of Enmarket’s rebranded image and for leading its “Enrich Life!” program. For more information, visit https://carriagetradepr.com/enmarket-receives-catalyst-award-csp-magazine-entrepreneurial-leadership/

ST. ANDREW’S SCHOOL BOARD OF TRUSTEES ANNOUNCES DR. KELLY WALDRON AS NEXT HEAD OF SCHOOL

(SAVANNAH, GA) The St. Andrew’s School Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Kelley Waldron as the next Head of School for St. Andrew’s. After serving as Interim Head of School for the past several months, Dr. Waldron received unanimous support from both the Head of School Search Committee and the Board of Trustees. Dr. Waldron has been a part of the St. Andrew’s community since 2002. In that time, she has served as Director of Admissions, Academic Dean of the Upper School, Director of Studies, International Baccalaureate Coordinator, Lower School Head, teacher, mentor and so much more. For more information, visit https://saslions.com/

CHARLES BOWEN OF SAVANNAH FILM ALLIANCE CREDITS MOVING INCENTIVE FOR LOCAL FILM INDUSTRY BOOM

(SAVANNAH, GA) Right now in Savannah, there are five movie crews and two TV crews – all of which need workers. Savannah Film Alliance’s Charles Bowen credits the new moving incentive for drawing skilled crew members to the Hostess City to help with production needs. For more information, visit http://www.wtoc.com/story/33726835/5-movies-2-tv-shows-filming-in-savannah-are-incentives-working

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SAVANNAH COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL NAMED TOP SCHOOL IN SAVANNAH AND GEORGIA

(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah Country Day School has been ranked #8 for 2017 Best Private High Schools, according to Niche.com. SCDS is the only school outside of Atlanta in the Georgia Top Ten Schools, and no other school in Savannah made the top 50. To see all the results, visit

LOW COUNTRY DERMATOLOGY HOLDING DONATION DRIVE FOR RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE

(SAVANNAH, GA) For the third consecutive year, Low Country Dermatology will hold a holiday donation drive to collect needed supplies for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Coastal Empire and to help stock a “holiday store” for families of the RMHC. The practice will accept donations through 5 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 19. For details on wishlist items and the donations being accepted, visit

Dr. Howington and her family presenting last year’s holiday donation to Bill Sorochak
SANDFLY MARKET PLACE TO HOST FUNDRAISER FOR SAVANNAH HOMELESS VETERANS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Sandfly Market Place will host a holiday fundraising soirée benefitting The Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center for Savannah Homeless Veterans. The market will be collecting needed supplies that will be donated directly to the medical center. The event will be held on Saturday, Dec. 10 from 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. at 8511 Ferguson Ave., Savannah. For details on wish list items and the donations being accepted, visit https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2016/11/16/sandfly-market-place-to-host-fundraiser-for-savannah-homeless-veterans/

SAM HUBBARD OF COASTAL DIVORCE ADVISORS PROFILE

(SAVANNAH, GA) Sam Hubbard, MBA, CFA, CDFA, Principal of Coastal Divorce Advisors, LLC, has been featured in Business in Savannah’s weekly profile series. Since 80-85% of a divorce is about the financials, Sam believes it will become common practice to include a divorce financial planner on the divorce team. Learn more at

COPE TO HOLD FREE “GIRLS ON THE RISE” 12-WEEK PROGRAM BEGINNING DECEMBER 7

(SAVANNAH, GA) COPE will host a new, free 12-week program for girls ages 14-16 called “Girls on the Rise” beginning Wednesday, December 7. In a judgement-free space, a group of 8-15 girls will cover issues such as bullying, dysfunctional eating patterns, feelings of exclusion, and social pressures. For more information, visit http://www.copeforchange.org/upcoming-events/

ANIMAL DRAWINGS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Animal Drawings by Shannon Lancaster: https://www.facebook.com/Lady-Lancaster-116329085074152/?fref=ts

1 MILLION CUPS YEAR END SCHEDULE AND SOCIAL

(SAVANNAH, GA) 1 Million Cups, the weekly meeting place for Savannah’s startups to get inspired and share ideas – fueled by great minds and local coffee, will host presenters each Wednesday 9-10a through December 14th. The traditional format of 2 presenters each Wednesday morning will begin again on January 4th. Location: Creators’ Foundry. http://www.1millioncups.com/savannah

CHANGING THE WORLD

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THE SAVANNAH BICYCLE CAMPAIGN PRESENTS BATTLE OF THE BIKES REPAIR RELAY RACE DEC. 9
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Bicycle Campaign will present the Battle of the Bikes on December 9 starting at 5:30 p.m. hosted by Southbound Brewing Co. The best local mechanics will go head-to-head in a bicycle repair relay race. All reconditioned bikes will be donated to Blessings in a Bookbag. $20 includes beer, food, and prizes – with a portion of the proceeds donated to the Savannah Bicycle Campaign. For more information, visit http://bicyclecampaign.org/event/battle-of-the-bikes-2/
SAVANNAH TREE FOUNDATION TO PLANT 4,000TH TREE AT HUNTER ARYM AIRFIELD ON DEC. 10

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Tree Foundation is partnering with Garrison Commander Lt. Col. Michael Squires for a community tree planting on Saturday, December 10, beginning at 9:00 am at Hunter Army Airfield. At this tree planting event, the Savannah Tree Foundation will plant the 4,000th tree in its 34 year history. Volunteers will plant over 50 native hardwood trees in addition to a longleaf pine restoration field, quickly surpassing the 4,000 tree milestone. Trees will be planted in a high-traffic mixed use area on base. Bordered by military operations, this area is used as a recreation area by families and a training ground by soldiers. For more information, visit www.savannahtree.com

SAVANNAH JAYCEES ANNOUNCE FLANNEL AND FROST HOLIDAY PARTY TO BENEFIT PARK PLACE OUTREACH ON DEC. 10

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Jaycees announce the Flannel and Frost Holiday Party to be held on Saturday, December 10 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Savannah Jaycees’ Hut, located at 101 Atlas Street. Guests will enjoy a hot cocoa bar, s’mores station, as well as, dinner and drinks. There will also be live entertainment to include “carol-oke” where everyone is invited to perform their favorite holiday songs. There is a suggested $10 donation for nonmembers; guests are also encouraged to bring a wish-list item for Park Place Outreach. To RSVP for the party and to submit a donation, visit

HOSPICE SAVANNAH GOLF TOURNAMENT RESCHEDULED FOLLOWING HURRICANE MATTHEW CLEAN UP DEC. 12
(SAVANNAH, GA) Now that post-hurricane clean up is completed, Hospice Savannah has confirmed that the date for the rescheduled golf tournament is Monday, December 12 at the Landings Club’s Plantation course. The tournament is presented by USI Insurance Services, and proceeds will support Savannah Hospice. For more information or to register, visit http://www.hospicesavannah.org/Golf/
SAVANNAH AREA CHAMBER HOLDS 6TH ANNUAL HOLIDAY OYSTER ROAST DEC. 15
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with its emerging professionals council, LaunchSAVANNAH, will host its 6th Annual Holiday Oyster Roast Business Connection on Thursday, December 15 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa. Held on the Westin’s River Lawn, this event will feature food, live entertainment, beverages, and networking with hundreds of the Savannah area’s business professionals. $10 for members and $25 for member guests. To register, visit http://savannah.simpleviewcrm.com/webapi/rsvp/v2/?action=details&noredirect=1&eventId=22
DAVENPORT HOUSE MUSEUM TO HOLD HOLIDAY EVENING TOURS BY CANDLELIGHT ON DEC. 26

(SAVANNAH, GA) Davenport House Museum will hold holiday evening tours by candlelight from Monday, December 26 through Friday, December 30 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. The tours will include music from the early 19th century, short bread and cider tastings in the garden, the story of early 19th century holiday celebrations from trained docents, and a period dancing demonstration. For more information, visit http://www.davenporthousemuseum.org/category/events/

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SAINT PETER’S TO HOLD CHARITY SHOPPING BOUTIQUE AND SPRING PLANT SALE ON FEB. 15
(SAVANNAH, GA) St. Peter’s Episcopal Church will hold the Market at 3 West Ridge charity shopping boutique and spring plant sale from Wednesday, February 15 through Friday, February 17. All proceeds from door admissions, plant sales, the luncheon, sponsor donations, and 15 percent of vendor sales will be donated to Frank Callen Boys and Girls Club and Horizons Savannah. For more information, visit http://www.stpeterssavannah.org/the-market-at-3-west-ridge.html

NEED A NEW BUDDY?

(COASTAL PET RESCUE) Buddy is one smart 6 year old! He loves his doggie door, knows how to sit and stay, and gets off of the bed when you ask. He is calm and does well in the car. Buddy loves to play with other dogs, but cats are a bit of a mystery to him. His foster mother gave her highest accolades, so we’re sure he would make a great companion. View Buddy’s profile: http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2016-d-441-buddy-2/

(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, November 21, 2017

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SAVANNAH COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL NAMED TOP SCHOOL IN SAVANNAH AND GEORGIA

(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah Country Day School has been ranked #8 for 2017 Best Private High Schools, according to Niche.com. SCDS is the only school outside of Atlanta in the Georgia Top Ten Schools, and no other school in Savannah made the top 50. To see all the results, visit

LOW COUNTRY DERMATOLOGY HOLDING DONATION DRIVE FOR RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE

(SAVANNAH, GA) For the third consecutive year, Low Country Dermatology will hold a holiday donation drive to collect needed supplies for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Coastal Empire and to help stock a “holiday store” for families of the RMHC. The practice will accept donations through 5 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 19. For details on wishlist items and the donations being accepted, visit

Dr. Howington and her family presenting last year’s holiday donation to Bill Sorochak
STEWART INCOME TAX SERVICES CUT RIBBON ON NEW LOCATION

(SAVANNAH, GA) Stewart Income Tax & Business Services held a ribbon cutting for their new Savannah location at 4395 Ogeechee Rd #210. Leading up to and during the event, nonperishable food items were collected for Second Harvest Food Bank. For more information, visit

REDEFINING THE STEREOTYPE
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SANDFLY MARKET PLACE TO HOST FUNDRAISER FOR SAVANNAH HOMELESS VETERANS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Sandfly Market Place will host a holiday fundraising soirée benefitting The Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center for Savannah Homeless Veterans. The market will be collecting needed supplies that will be donated directly to the medical center. The event will be held on Saturday, Dec. 10 from 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. at 8511 Ferguson Ave., Savannah. For details on wish list items and the donations being accepted, visit https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2016/11/16/sandfly-market-place-to-host-fundraiser-for-savannah-homeless-veterans/

SAM HUBBARD OF COASTAL DIVORCE ADVISORS PROFILE

(SAVANNAH, GA) Sam Hubbard, MBA, CFA, CDFA, Principal of Coastal Divorce Advisors, LLC, has been featured in Business in Savannah’s weekly profile series. Since 80-85% of a divorce is about the financials, Sam believes it will become common practice to include a divorce financial planner on the divorce team. Learn more at

TATS FOR TATAS FUNDRAISER FOR BREAST CANCER AWARENESS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Alpha Media’s yearly fundraiser, Tats for Tatas, will once again raise money for the St. Joseph’s Candler Nancy N. and J.C. Lewis Cancer Pavilion. Tim Leary and the Morning Showgram will (temporary) tattoo themselves with the names of those who have been through the battle with breast cancer – in honor of those who have won, in memory of those who have lost, or to recognize those who are still fighting. Then, they will all participate in the Savannah River Bridge Run covered in the tattoos. Groups and business can sponsor the morning show team members’ different body parts to cover in tattoos: Brand logos will be displayed on these body parts. For more information, contact Claire Beverly at

EVALUATE THE TEAM

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SPEROS NEW CARRIER MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST

(SAVANNAH, GA) Speros, a full-service technology company headquartered in Savannah, announces that Amber Anderson has joined the firm as Carrier Management specialist. Her duties include managing carrier contracts and negotiations to deliver optimal service and pricing to customers. For more information, please visit https://carriagetradepr.com/amber-anderson-joins-speros-carrier-management-specialist/

SAVANNAH BRIDGE RUN ON DEC. 3

(ENMARKET) The enmarket 2016 Savannah Bridge Run will be on Saturday, December 3. Register now at http://www.eventbrite.com/e/2016-enmarket-savannah-bridge-run-registration-19641708880

HOSPICE SAVANNAH TREE OF LIGHT ON DEC. 4

(SAVANNAH, GA) Tree of Light Memorial Gathering, Sunday, December 4 at 5:15 p.m. Located on the patio of the Full Circle, 6000 business Center Drive, off Chatham Parkway. Your gift provides grief counseling and support. Donate securely online at www.HospiceSavannah.org/TreeofLight or call 912.629-1055

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SAVANNAH JAYCEES ANNOUNCE FLANNEL AND FROST HOLIDAY PARTY TO BENEFIT PARK PLACE OUTREACH ON DEC. 10

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Jaycees announce the Flannel and Frost Holiday Party to be held on Saturday, December 10 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Savannah Jaycees’ Hut, located at 101 Atlas Street. Guests will enjoy a hot cocoa bar, s’mores station, as well as, dinner and drinks. There will also be live entertainment to include “carol-oke” where everyone is invited to perform their favorite holiday songs. There is a suggested $10 donation for nonmembers; guests are also encouraged to bring a wish-list item for Park Place Outreach. To RSVP for the party and to submit a donation, visit

DAVENPORT HOUSE HOSTS LECTURE SERIES HELD AT KENNEDY PHARMACY ON DEC. 12

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Davenport House will host two programs at Kennedy Pharmacy, 323 E. Broughton Street, on Dec. 12. The program is called, “Slavery In a Romantic Age: Mary Telfair’s Savannah.” This will explore romantic fantasies used by slaveholders in Savannah to justify their power. This presentation will take place on Monday, Dec. 12 at 6:30 p.m. Both lectures are free to the public but reservations are encouraged. To reserve your spot, call 912-236-8097. To learn more about The Davenport House, visit www.davenporthousemuseum.org

HAPPY-GO-LUCKY MAX

(SAVANNAH, GA) Max is a four year old Sheperd/Husky mix. He is a happy-go-lucky dog who loves to play. Long walks, car rides, and chewing on bones are a few of his favorite things. He is house and crate trained, but doesn’t fare well in an apartment. A backyard and a dog friend to play with would be ideal. Max is Heartworm positive, but his adoption includes a six month supply of medication, and a retest after six months.

(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, November 14, 2016

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CECILIA RUSSO NAMED BIGGEST BIGWIG OF ALL TIME IN KOMEN FUNDRAISER
(SAVANNAH, GA) Cecilia Russo has been named Biggest BigWig of All Time from the Susan G. Komen Society of Coastal Georgia. Russo led a six-week campaign to serve as a breast cancer advocate, all while raising funds to save lives locally and advance global research initiatives. The original goal for the campaign was to raise $15,000 to fund these programs. The current campaign exceeded this goal by raising over $45,000, making it the most successful BigWig effort to date. For more information, visit

DEWITT TILTON GROUP HOLDS GRAND OPENING ON NEWS CONSTRUCTION, GRETCHEN GREENE SCHOOL OF DANCE
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Gretchen Greene School of Dance held a grand opening and ribbon cutting celebration for its new studio. During the event, donations were collected for Healthy Savannah. The new studio was designed and built by the Dewitt Tilton Group to provide more space and more accessibility to accommodate the different levels and needs of the students. For more information, visit

ANNOUNCING GRAND OPENING AND RIBBON CUTTING FOR STEWART INCOME TAX SERVICES 
(SAVANNAH, GA) Stewart Income Tax & Business Services will open a new Savannah location at 4395 Ogeechee Rd #210, on Thursday, November 17. A grand opening ceremony will be held with a ribbon cutting at 11 a.m. This event is free and open to the public. Leading up to and during the event, nonperishable food items will be collected for Second Harvest Food Bank. For more information, visit https://carriagetradepr.com/stewart-income-tax-business-services-opens-new-office-savannah/

KEVIN SHEEHAN NAMED NATIONAL AMBUCS PRESIDENT-ELECT

(SAVANNAH, GA) Kevin Sheehan was nominated as President-elect for the National-AMBUCS organization to serve the 2016-2017 AMBUCS year. Sheehan accepted this nomination at the AMBUCS National Conference in Tuscon, AZ. AMBUCS, (pronounced AM-BUCKS), is a non-profit organization dedicated to creating mobility and independence for people with different abilities. For more information, please visit https://carriagetradepr.com/savannah-native-kevin-sheehan-elected-president-elect-national-ambucs/

100 NEW POKEMON
(BUSINESS INSIDER) Pokémon Go Just Got A Lot Bigger

http://www.businessinsider.com/pokemon-coming-to-pokemon-go-full-list-photos-2016-11

WHAT CONSTITUTES WRONGFUL TERMINATION?

(THE BOWEN LAW GROUP) Multiple laws govern the employment of minorities and those with disabilities. If the company has violated those laws in the termination process, they may be held liable for wrongful termination. What constitutes wrongful termination in the state of Georgia? Read the article here: http://www.thebowenlawgroup.com/blog/what-constitutes-wrongful-termination-in-the-state-of-georgia?

VAN HEATH PROMOTED TO DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS FOR SPEROS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Speros, a full-service technology company headquartered in Savannah, has promoted Van Heath to Director of Operations. His duties include managing the day-to-day operations of the Information Technology (IT) telephony departments. For more information, please visit https://carriagetradepr.com/savannah-technology-firm-speros-promotes-van-heath-director-operations/

SPEROS NEW CARRIER MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST

(SAVANNAH, GA) Speros, a full-service technology company headquartered in Savannah, announces that Amber Anderson has joined the firm as Carrier Management specialist. Her duties include managing carrier contracts and negotiations to deliver optimal service and pricing to customers. For more information, please visit https://carriagetradepr.com/amber-anderson-joins-speros-carrier-management-specialist/

DO YOU KNOW OF A NONPROFIT THAT NEEDS $$$$$ – ATTEND 100 WOMEN WHO CARE IN SAVANNAH MEETING ON NOV. 15

(SAVANNAH, GA) Join the 100 Women Who Care in Savannah group on November 15 at 6 p.m. at Applebee’s (Southside). This quarterly meeting takes place for about one hour to hear about a 501©(3) local community organization that need our support. Each member donates $100. Quarterly to charities voted on by the group. For more information: Linda Drake (912)-897-3936 or Facebook:100WomenWhoCareInSavannah

TRUSTEES’ GARDEN CLUB HOSTS CHARLES BIRNBAUM ON NOV. 16

(SAVANNAH, GA) Trustees’ Garden Club invites the public to hear Charles A. Birnbaum, Founder of The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF), on Wednesday, November 16 at 10:30 a.m. The meeting will take place at the Charles H. Morris Center, 10 East Broad Street. Birnbaum is the premier national expert in the landscape preservation and urban design field. He will discuss “What is cultural landscape and why is it important?” There is no pre-registration or admission fee. For more information, visit http://www.trusteesgardenclub.com

GOODWILL OF THE COASTAL EMPIRE ANNOUNCES GRAND OPENING OF NEWEST SAVANNAH LOCATION ON NOV. 17

(SAVANNAH, GA) Goodwill of the Coastal Empire will open its newest retail location at 220 Eisenhower Drive, Savannah GA with a grand opening ribbon cutting at 9 am on Thursday, Nov. 17. The public is invited to 3-days of special events including giveaways and other festivities. For more info, visit https://carriagetradepr.com/goodwill-coastal-empire-announces-grand-opening-newest-savannah-location/

BANDS IN THE BALLPARK RESCHEDULED FOR NOV. 17

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Area Chamber is hosting Bands in the Ballpark on Thursday, November 17 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Historic Grayson Stadium. The cost is $10 for members and $25 for member guests. The event is being rescheduled due to Hurricane Matthew. To sign up for the event, visit http://savannah.simpleviewcrm.com/webapi/rsvp/v2/?action=details&noredirect=1&eventId=13.

LIGHT THE NIGHT WALK ON NOV. 18

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Office of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Georgia Chapter announced their new date for the 18th annual Savannah Light The Night Walk, to be held on Friday, November 18 at Forsyth Park. The walk was originally to be held in October and was rescheduled due to Hurricane Matthew. Light The Night encourages teams of families, friends, co-workers and local and national corporations to come together to raise funds for LLS. For more information visit: www.lightthenight.org/ga

7th ANNUAL FLYING FORTRESS 5K AND MIGHTY 8K SOARS ON NOV. 19

(SAVANNAH, GA) The National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force is hosting the 7th Annual Flying Fortress 5k and Mighty 8k on Saturday, Nov. 19 in Pooler, GA. The run/walk is in memory of the 350,000 airmen that dedicated their life to America and helped fight in World War II. To learn more and register for the event, visit https://runsignup.com/Race/GA/Pooler/FlyingFortress

SAVANNAH BRIDGE RUN ON DEC. 3

(ENMARKET) The enmarket 2016 Savannah Bridge Run will be on Saturday, December 3. Register now at http://www.eventbrite.com/e/2016-enmarket-savannah-bridge-run-registration-19641708880

AN ENTREPRENEURS BIGGEST FEARS

(FORBES) And How To Conquer Those Fears
http://www.forbes.com/sites/samanthaharrington/2016/10/29/an-entrepreneurs-biggest-fears-and-how-to-conquer-them/#479cd0804cc8

HOSPICE SAVANNAH TREE OF LIGHT ON DEC. 4

(SAVANNAH, GA) Tree of Light Memorial Gathering, Sunday, December 4 at 5:15 p.m. Located on the patio of the Full Circle, 6000 business Center Drive, off Chatham Parkway. Your gift provides grief counseling and support. Donate securely online at www.HospiceSavannah.org/TreeofLight or call 912.629-1055

DAVENPORT HOUSE HOSTS LECTURE SERIES HELD AT KENNEDY PHARMACY ON DEC. 12

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Davenport House will host two programs at Kennedy Pharmacy, 323 E. Broughton Street, on Dec. 12. The program is called, “Slavery In a Romantic Age: Mary Telfair’s Savannah.” This will explore romantic fantasies used by slaveholders in Savannah to justify their power. This presentation will take place on Monday, Dec. 12 at 6:30 p.m. Both lectures are free to the public but reservations are encouraged. To reserve your spot, call 912-236-8097. To learn more about The Davenport House, visit www.davenporthousemuseum.org

DON’T SAY GOODBYE TO VINE JUST YET

(INC) Twitter Might Not Kill Vine
http://www.inc.com/business-insider/twitter-vine-sale.html

SUSHI, ANYONE?

(COASTAL PET RESCUE) When Sushi was rescued from the animal control shelter, she was nervous. She is still settling into rescue life, but with the help of her favorite blanket she makes progress everyday. Sushi needs a home experienced with the Chihuahua breed, and an understanding that she would do best in a home without small children. She is two years old. For more information, visit: http://coastalpetrescue.org/

(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, November 7, 2016

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CECILIA RUSSO NAMED BIGGEST BIGWIG OF ALL TIME IN KOMEN FUNDRAISER
(SAVANNAH, GA) Cecilia Russo has been named Biggest BigWig of All Time from the Susan G. Komen Society of Coastal Georgia. Russo led a six-week campaign to serve as a breast cancer advocate, all while raising funds to save lives locally and advance global research initiatives. The original goal for the campaign was to raise $15,000 to fund these programs. The current campaign exceeded this goal by raising over $45,000, making it the most successful BigWig effort to date. For more information, visit

DEWITT TILTON GROUP HOLDS GRAND OPENING ON NEWS CONSTRUCTION, GRETCHEN GREENE SCHOOL OF DANCE
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Gretchen Greene School of Dance held a grand opening and ribbon cutting celebration for its new studio. During the event, donations were collected for Healthy Savannah. The new studio was designed and built by the Dewitt Tilton Group to provide more space and more accessibility to accommodate the different levels and needs of the students. For more information, visit

ANNOUNCING GRAND OPENING AND RIBBON CUTTING FOR STEWART INCOME TAX SERVICES 
(SAVANNAH, GA) Stewart Income Tax & Business Services will open a new Savannah location at 4395 Ogeechee Rd #210, on Thursday, November 17. A grand opening ceremony will be held with a ribbon cutting at 11 a.m. This event is free and open to the public. Leading up to and during the event, nonperishable food items will be collected for Second Harvest Food Bank. For more information, visit https://carriagetradepr.com/stewart-income-tax-business-services-opens-new-office-savannah/

KEVIN SHEEHAN NAMED NATIONAL AMBUCS PRESIDENT-ELECT

(SAVANNAH, GA) Kevin Sheehan was nominated as President-elect for the National-AMBUCS organization to serve the 2016-2017 AMBUCS year. Sheehan accepted this nomination at the AMBUCS National Conference in Tuscon, AZ. AMBUCS, (pronounced AM-BUCKS), is a non-profit organization dedicated to creating mobility and independence for people with different abilities. For more information, please visit https://carriagetradepr.com/savannah-native-kevin-sheehan-elected-president-elect-national-ambucs/

#DECADEOFDETAILS

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Detail Department, a consulting firm specializing in event planning and public relations, recently marked its 10th anniversary with a cocktail reception. About 150 clients, vendors and associates attended the private event hosted by owner Tammy Moseley Ray. The campaign and event photos can be found on Facebook by searching #DecadeOfDetails. For more information, visit www.TheDetailDepartment.com

VAN HEATH PROMOTED TO DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS FOR SPEROS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Speros, a full-service technology company headquartered in Savannah, has promoted Van Heath to Director of Operations. His duties include managing the day-to-day operations of the Information Technology (IT) telephony departments. For more information, please visit https://carriagetradepr.com/savannah-technology-firm-speros-promotes-van-heath-director-operations/

ROBERT WHITE JOINS SPEROS AS SENIOR IT TECHNICIAN
(SAVANNAH, GA) Speros, a full-service technology company headquartered in Savannah, announces that Robert White has joined the firm as Senior IT technician. His duties include developing, testing and evaluating software for the firm’s Information Technology department’s integration solutions systems. For more information, please visit https://carriagetradepr.com/robert-white-joins-speros-senior-technician/

ALWAYS THERE HOME SERVICES ANNOUNCES AWARD FOR ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY OR VETERANS
(SAVANNAH, GA) In honor of Veteran’s Day, Always There Home Services, a local home repair company, will be donating a free service to an active-duty or veteran in the greater Savannah area. The recipient of this award will receive eight man-hours on any requested home improvement free of charge. Nominations will be accepted until midnight on Friday, November 11. All veterans, or those who wish to nominate a veteran, are asked to apply for the award by emailing always.there@comcast.net or calling 912-660-1274. For more information, visit https://carriagetradepr.com/savannah-home-repair-company-always-home-services-announces-award-active-duty-military-veterans/

TWO WEEKS LEFT FOR DASH FUNDRAISER

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Friends of the Savannah Coastal Wildlife Refuges has raised over $12K with only two weeks left in its first major fundraising campaign. The Kingfisher Pond Discovery Center Project hopes to raise $350K to construct a four-season, free-standing classroom adjacent to the Visitor Center at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge. To donate, visit http://kingfisher-discovery-center-project.everydayhero.do/

GET MORE OUT OF YOUR DAY

(INC) 8 Foolproof Productivity Hacks for The World’s Worst Procrastinators
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SAVANNAH ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN FIRM, FELDER & ASSOCIATES, WELCOME DANIEL REYNOLDS AS NEW PROJECT ASSOCIATE

(SAVANNAH, GA) Felder & Associates is pleased to announce that Daniel Reynolds has joined the Savannah architecture and design firm as a project associate. Reynolds will assist in the production of construction documents, 3D models and other projects to help expedite the design process for clients of the firm. For more information, visit http://www.felderassociates.net

ENMARKET ENCOURAGE HEALTH PRESENTATION

(SAVANNAH, GA) If you missed Bauer’s presentation, “10 Ways to Reduce Inflammation in the Body to Improve Longevity Through Acupuncture Practices”, watch here: https://youtu.be/xHX3YvzkHlU

HOLLY DAYS BAZAAR TO BE HELD NOV. 9 – 10

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Holly Days Bazaar will be held on Wednesday and Thursday, November 9 – 10, 2016. Sponsored by the women of St. John’s Church, Holly Days is celebrating 67 years of fundraising for Savannah area charities. Have lunch in the historic Green Meldrim house and shop at the white elephant sale, silent auction, treasure room, garden shop, holiday crafts and more. For more information: www.facebook.com/stjohnschurchbazaar/

SAVANNAH AREA CHAMBER’S MILITARY AFFAIRS COUNCIL HOSTS MILITARY UPDATE LUNCHEON ON THURSDAY, NOV. 10

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Area Chamber’s Military Affairs Council for hosts a military update luncheon on Thursday, Nov. 10 from noon to 1:30 p.m. The council will discuss state and federal defense updates, and how area bases are positioned in the future with the Joe Jarrod, Adjunct General of the Georgia National Guard, and Norton & Associates. The luncheon will take place at the Hyatt Regency, 2 W Bay Street, the cost is $35 for members and $45 for non-members. Seating is limited to 250 attendees and registration ends Monday, Nov. 7. To register for this event, visit http://savannah.simpleviewcrm.com/webapi/rsvp/v2/?action=registrationForm&eventid=11&sessionuuid=

SIRI’S BRAIN TRANSPLANTS

(MASHABLE) It’s Not Just You: Siri Is Getting Smarter
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HOSPICE SAVANNAH HOSTS ONE-DAY POP UP SHOW ON VETERANS DAY, NOV. 11

(SAVANNAH, GA) Hospice Savannah will host a one-day pop-up show and reception at the Hospice Savannah Art Gallery on Friday, Nov. 11. “Art by Everyday Heroes” features the work of 14 local veterans that attend a painting class at the Savannah VA Outpatient Clinic. Attendees can meet the artists at the reception from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. A percentage of sales will benefit Hospice Savannah’s “We Honor Veterans” program that recognizes and honors each veteran enrolled in their care. For more information visit, http://www.hospicesavannah.org/what-services-are-available/hospice-care/helping-veterans/

THE HUMANE SOCIETY OF GREATER SAVANNAH HOSTS 2016 DOG LOVERS’ WALK ON NOV. 12

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Humane Society of Greater Savannah will host the 2016 Dog Lovers’ Walk on Saturday, November 12 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. The 1.5-mile walk will take place at Messiah Luthern Church, 1 West Ridge, Savannah, GA 31411. To learn more and register, visit http://www.humanesocietysav.org/

DO YOU KNOW OF A NONPROFIT THAT NEEDS $$$$$ – ATTEND 100 WOMEN WHO CARE IN SAVANNAH MEETING ON NOV. 15

(SAVANNAH, GA) Join the 100 Women Who Care in Savannah group on November 15 at 6 p.m. at Applebee’s (Southside). This quarterly meeting takes place for about one hour to hear about a 501©(3) local community organization that need our support. Each member donates $100. Quarterly to charities voted on by the group. For more information: Linda Drake (912)-897-3936 or Facebook:100WomenWhoCareInSavannah

TRUSTEES’ GARDEN CLUB HOSTS CHARLES BIRNBAUM ON NOV. 16

(SAVANNAH, GA) Trustees’ Garden Club invites the public to hear Charles A. Birnbaum, Founder of The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF), on Wednesday, November 16 at 10:30 a.m. The meeting will take place at the Charles H. Morris Center, 10 East Broad Street. Birnbaum is the premier national expert in the landscape preservation and urban design field. He will discuss “What is cultural landscape and why is it important?” There is no pre-registration or admission fee. For more information, visit http://www.trusteesgardenclub.com

GETTING RID OF THE SNOOZE BUTTON
(BUSINESS INSIDER) How To Quickly Adjust To Getting Less Sleep

http://www.businessinsider.com/adjust-to-less-sleep-2016-11

BANDS IN THE BALLPARK RESCHEDULED FOR NOV. 17

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Area Chamber is hosting Bands in the Ballpark on Thursday, November 17 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Historic Grayson Stadium. The cost is $10 for members and $25 for member guests. The event is being rescheduled due to Hurricane Matthew. To sign up for the event, visit http://savannah.simpleviewcrm.com/webapi/rsvp/v2/?action=details&noredirect=1&eventId=13.

LIGHT THE NIGHT WALK ON NOV. 18

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Office of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Georgia Chapter announced their new date for the 18th annual Savannah Light The Night Walk, to be held on Friday, November 18 at Forsyth Park. The walk was originally to be held in October and was rescheduled due to Hurricane Matthew. Light The Night encourages teams of families, friends, co-workers and local and national corporations to come together to raise funds for LLS. For more information visit: www.lightthenight.org/ga

7th ANNUAL FLYING FORTRESS 5K AND MIGHTY 8K SOARS ON NOV. 19

(SAVANNAH, GA) The National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force is hosting the 7th Annual Flying Fortress 5k and Mighty 8k on Saturday, Nov. 19 in Pooler, GA. The run/walk is in memory of the 350,000 airmen that dedicated their life to America and helped fight in World War II. To learn more and register for the event, visit https://runsignup.com/Race/GA/Pooler/FlyingFortress

SAVANNAH BRIDGE RUN ON DEC. 3

(ENMARKET) The enmarket 2016 Savannah Bridge Run will be on Saturday, December 3. Register now at http://www.eventbrite.com/e/2016-enmarket-savannah-bridge-run-registration-19641708880

HOSPICE SAVANNAH TREE OF LIGHT ON DEC. 4

(SAVANNAH, GA) Tree of Light Memorial Gathering, Sunday, December 4 at 5:15 p.m. Located on the patio of the Full Circle, 6000 business Center Drive, off Chatham Parkway. Your gift provides grief counseling and support. Donate securely online at www.HospiceSavannah.org/TreeofLight or call 912.629-1055

COMPANY INVESTMENT

(FORBES) Big Purchases For A Small Business Budget
http://www.forbes.com/sites/mikekappel/2016/11/02/big-purchases-for-a-small-business-budget/#64b26ccb6994

DAVENPORT HOUSE HOSTS LECTURE SERIES HELD AT KENNEDY PHARMACY ON DEC. 12

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Davenport House will host two programs at Kennedy Pharmacy, 323 E. Broughton Street, on Dec. 12. The program is called, “Slavery In a Romantic Age: Mary Telfair’s Savannah.” This will explore romantic fantasies used by slaveholders in Savannah to justify their power. This presentation will take place on Monday, Dec. 12 at 6:30 p.m. Both lectures are free to the public but reservations are encouraged. To reserve your spot, call 912-236-8097. To learn more about The Davenport House, visit www.davenporthousemuseum.org

CARRIE NEEDS A HOME

(SAVANNAH, GA) Carrie is a sweet cat at just over a year old. She is a mom to two of the most beautiful kittens who quickly found loving families, but this momma still needs a place to call her own. Though she is not interested in socializing with other cats, she does get along with children. She is also perfectly content spending time watching the world go by out the window. TO see Carrie and other pets available for adoption, visit: http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2016-c-067-carrie/

Savannah Home Repair Company, Always There Home Services, Announces Award for Active Duty Military or Veterans

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In Honor of Veterans Day, Local Handyman Offers Free Service to Those Who Serve or Have Served In Our Military

(SAVANNAH, GA) In honor of Veteran’s Day, Always There Home Services, a local home repair company, will be donating a free service to an active-duty or veteran in the greater Savannah area. The recipient of this award will receive eight man-hours on any requested home improvement free of charge. Materials and overtime will not be included.

Projects that fall under this free donation offered by Always There Home Services can include: Hurricane clean-up efforts; general carpentry; new faucet or repair; garbage disposals; toilet replace or repair; chandeliers and pendant lights; trim work, hardwood flooring; tile baths, backsplash, and flooring; kitchen organizers; drywall repairs; furniture assembly; picture and shelf hanging; closet organizers; garage storage; install or replace locks.

Nominations will be accepted until midnight on Friday, November 11. All veterans, or those who wish to nominate a veteran, are asked to apply for the award by emailing always.there@comcast.net or calling 912-660-1274.

Always There Home Services was founded by Lance Farago, a United States Marine Corp. veteran wanting to apply the knowledge that he learned from the military and in Technical Training School to help his family, friends and community. Always There Home Services is a licensed and insured handyman service. Farago is a member of the Association of Certified Handyman Professionals.

“Being able to help my fellow Americans who served time in the armed forces is a great reward to me,” said Farago. “This project may be something that the person has been dreaming of doing, but either does not have the time or resources. We encourage every member of our community to nominate a veteran who made an impact in their life in some way.”

Always There Home Services has opened up the nominations to the greater Savannah area, to include Chatham, Effingham and Bryan Counties.

In order to nominate an active-duty member or veteran for this award, please call 912-660-1274 or email always.there@comcast.net.

ABOUT ALWAYS THERE HOME SERVICES
Always There Home Services is a home repair company located in Savannah, GA. This veteran-owned company was started by Lance Farago in 2012. Farago served four years in the US Marine Corp. and then took the skills he learned from Technical Training School to help family and friends, which eventually led him to found Always There Home Services. Always There Home Services is a licensed and insured handyman service. Farago is a member of the Association of Certified Handyman Professionals. To learn more about the services provided, visit http://athsllc.com/. Visit their facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/AlwaysThereHomeServicesLLC/, and follow the Instagram @always_there_home_services.

CONTACT
Lance Farago, Owner
(912) 660-1274
always.there@comcast.net
http://athsllc.com/

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Cynthia Wright
Director of Communications
Carriage Trade PR
Cecilia Russo Marketing
912.856.9075
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cynthia.wright@carriagetradepr.com

Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society hosted 11th Annual Buddy Walk on Saturday, October 1

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Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society hosted 11th Annual Buddy Walk on Saturday, October 1

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS) held their 11th annual Buddy Walk in Forsyth Park. The event was open to all ages and abilities; LDSS encouraged those in wheelchairs, carriages and strollers to attend. Pets were welcome too.

Last year’s event welcomed over 5,000 participants. This year, LDSS had even more community members come out to raise awareness and support local programs that benefit people with Down syndrome and their families.

The cost to attend was $15.00 per person or $50.00 for a family of four. In addition to participating in the walk, registration included a T-shirt, lunch and admission to the family-fun festival.

“The walk takes place in October as our way of celebrating National Down Syndrome Awareness month,” said Candy Bogardus, President of LDSS. “The goals of this annual event are to promote acceptance and inclusion of people with Down syndrome and to positively influence local and national policy and practice.”

Proceeds from Savannah’s Buddy Walk help sponsor events such as the Night of Champions, Camp Buddy and many other services.

Immediately following the walk, the Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society held a family-fun festival in the park. Activities included face painting, pumpkin painting, princess and pirate booths, bounce houses, games, music and refreshments.

For more information, contact John or Candy Bogardus at 912-728-8505, jcbogardus@gmail.com or visit http://www.ldssga.org

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MORE ABOUT THE LOWCOUNTRY DOWN SYNDROME SOCIETY
The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS) is a family support group to benefit people with Down syndrome and their families through local leadership, outreach, education, and advocacy to champion and celebrate acceptance and inclusion. Meetings are held every 4th Tuesday of the month, typically with a guest speaker and social time for families to meet and interact with one another. LDSS encourages people to bring their children. LDSS is an affiliate of the National Down Syndrome Society. For more information about LDSS, visit http://www.ldssga.org/

CONTACT
Candy Bogardus
jcbogardus@gmail.com
912-728-8505

MEDIA CONTACT
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Carriage Trade PR
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912.856.9075

Bauer Coslick to Speak at Upcoming Encourage Health Lecture Series

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Bauer Coslick to Speak at Upcoming Encourage Health Lecture Series

(SAVANNAH, GA) On Tuesday, Oct. 25, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Bauer Coslick, L.Ac. will present his lecture “10 Ways to Reduce Inflammation in the Body to Improve Longevity Through Acupuncture Practices” as the fourth and final lecture in the 2016 Encourage Health Education Series.

The lecture will be hosted in the auditorium of the Savannah Morning News, 1375 Chatham Parkway. Coslick will discuss the healing effects of acupuncture and explain the science behind the medicine.

A healthy lunch will be provided. Attendance is free and open to the public, but RSVPs are required at Healthy Savannah’s website, http://healthysavannah.org/event-sign-up-page/.

Coslick is a licensed acupuncturist and herbalist who is board certified in acupuncture by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. He maintains a state acupuncture license by the Composite State Board of Medical Examiners of Georgia.

In addition to his private practice, Coslick works with the Anderson Cancer Institute’s Integrative Medical Program at Memorial Medical Center. He is pursuing a certification from the Institute of Functional Medicine with an emphasis on nutrition and nutrigenomics.

When treating disease, he combines biomedical based medicine, using a functional medicine model, with eastern oriental medicine to understand the whole medical picture.

When working with his patients, he explains the importance of diet, exercise and positive relationships in conjunction with his treatments. Coslick strives for each of his patients to improve their overall quality of life.

Coslick received his bachelor of fine arts in medical and scientific illustration from the University of Georgia. He earned his master’s degree in acupuncture and oriental medicine from the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine (OCOM) in Portland, Ore.

While in school, he interned at the OCOM Community Clinic, treating a variety of problems such as insomnia, IBS, chronic fatigue and acute and chronic pain.

Coslick also trained at the Quest Center for Integrative Health where he specialized in breast cancer, HIV and immune system disorders. He went on to train with Memorial Sloan-Kettering in Integrative Oncology, which focused on the use of acupuncture to treat the side effects of chemotherapy and radiation as well as post-surgical issues such as pain and neuropathy.

During Coslick’s presentation, AMBUCS, a nonprofit organization focused on “inspiring mobility and independence for people with different abilities,” was selected to receive the $1,000 enmarket Encourage Health grant. Additionally, the winner of the $1,000 grand prize will be announced.

Enmarket’s 2016 series of wellness lectures is sponsored by Healthy Savannah, Sandfly Family Dental, Savannah Morning News, Savannah Magazine, Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. and GPB Savannah – WSVH 91.1/WWIO 89.9. For more information, visit http://enmarket.com/EncourageHealthSeries

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Bauer Coslick, L.Ac.

MORE INFORMATION ON THE ENCOURAGE HEALTH SERIES
Enmarket’s 2016 series of wellness lectures is sponsored by Healthy Savannah, Sandfly Family Dental, Savannah Morning News, Savannah Magazine, Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. and GPB Savannah – WSVH 91.1/WWIO 89.9.
The series features four presentations from experts sharing insights on nutrition, fitness and general tips for healthy living. Selected 501©3 nonprofit organizations are awarded a $1,000 grant from Encourage Health Education Sponsors and allotted an enmarket Dollar Day, along with a chance to win a grand prize at the end of the series. For more information, visit http://enmarket.com/EncourageHealthSeries

ABOUT ENMARKET
Founded as Interstate Stations in 1963 by Robert Demere, Enmark Stations, Inc., which recently rebranded as enmarket, is a family-run business committed to offering its customers top-notch service and superior products. Today, the Savannah-based company, which celebrated its 50-year anniversary in 2013, operates 61 stores in Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina. Enmarket’s mission is to Enrich Life! Stores offer freshly prepared food and healthy snacks, high-quality double filtered gasoline, beverages, lottery services and more. Enmarket customers can save up to $.10 per gallon by using the company’s Cash Card, a reloadable stored-value card that can be used directly at the pump. Coupons, promotions, and a location finder are available on the free mobile app. For more information on enmarket, please call 912-236-1331 or visit http://www.enmarket.com. Follow enmarket on Twitter at @enmarket_.

CONTACT
Matt Clements
Director of Marketing
enmarket
MClements@enmarkstations.com

MEDIA CONTACT
Cynthia Wright
Director of Communications
Carriage Trade PR
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(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, October 3, 2016

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PERIPHERAL ARTERY DISEASE ARTICLE
(SAVANNAH, GA) Prevent amputation, recognize peripheral artery disease, By Lee Yates. Read here: http://health.savannahnow.com/news/smn/2016-09-26/prevent-amputation-recognize-peripheral-artery-disease
SKIDAWAY KIWANIS PRESENTS ALMOST $63K TO SAVANNAH AREA CHARITIES
(SAVANNAH, GA) Skidaway Kiwanis presented $62,500 to local charities in the Savannah area at their annual awarding of grants event. The Skidaway Kiwanis are dedicated to helping at-risk youth in the Savannah area by volunteering and hosting fundraising events. A highlight of the evening was the Savanah Early Childhood Foundation earning $11,000 through Kiwanis “Take a Chance for Kids” raffle. To see the full list of nonprofits that benefited from the organization, visit https://carriagetradepr.com/skidaway-kiwanis-presents-almost-63k-savannah-area-charities/

SCCPSS SCHOOL JACOB G. SMITH ELEMENTARY NAMED ONE OF THE BEST IN THE NATION
(SAVANNAH, GA) U.S. Secretary of Education, John B. King, named Jacob B. Smith Elementary School a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School. They are one among 279 public and 50 private schools receiving this honor nationwide and only 10 in the state of Georgia. Former principal, Andrea Brukiett, and current principal, Vernon Cole, will represent the elementary school at a two-day awards ceremony this November in Washington D.C. For more information on the National Blue Ribbons Schools program, visit http://nationalblueribbonschools.ed.gov/
CECILIA RUSSO’S 2016 BIG WIG CAMPAIGN
(SAVANNAH, GA) Cecilia Russo announces her participation in the 2016 Big Wig Campaign for the Susan G. Komen Society of Coastal GA. Russo aims to honor Kelly Burke, Paulina Tawil, Amy Phillips Toler, Kathy Cottrell Moore, Anne McDonough Adams and Stephanie Aliotta Coomer through her campaign. It will also be in loving memory of Gloria Turner Fischer and Marolyn Tyler Lasuzzo. Please consider donating to her campaign at http://coastalgeorgia.info-komen.org/site/TR/BIgWig/SAV_CoastalGeorgiaAffiliate?px=4890113&pg=personal&fr_id=6683

DAVENPORT HOUSE HOSTS “YELLOW FEVER IN SAVANNAH 1820” THIS OCT.
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Davenport House will host “Yellow Fever in Savannah 1820” on Friday and Saturday nights throughout the month of October. In 1820, the city of Savannah experienced a widespread outbreak of yellow fever. The Davenport House will recreate the epidemic and pay special emphasis on Savannah’s first female physician, Mary Lavinder. Guests will walk through the candlelit house and see the fat and experiences that affected half the city first hand. These reenactments will take place on Oct. 1, 7, 8, 14, 21, 22, 28, 29 at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $22 in advance and $25 at the door, reservations are recommended due to limited space. For more information visit, www.DavenportHouseMuseum.org
THE UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER HOSTS FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT ESSENTIALS WORKSHOP ON OCT. 3

(SAVANNAH, GA) The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center, a Public Service and Outreach unit of the Univeristy of Georgia, will host Financial Management Essentials workshop on Thursday, Oct. 3 from 9 a.m. to noon. The purpose of the workshop is for small business owners/managers to learn how to evaluate a company’s financial health such as financial analysis, reading financial statements, developing performance strategies and balance sheets. The workshop will be lead by Andy Fried, a business consultant from the University of Georgia SBDC at Kennesaw State University. The cost is $69/person or half off two, it is located at Savannah Technical College, 5717 White Bluff Road, Room #7126, Savannah, GA 31405. To register and learn more, visit https://www.georgiasbdc.org/southern-coastal

FOREST CITY GUN GLUB AND TUBBY’S TANK HOUSE ANNOUNCE FUNDRAISER TO RE-ELECT JOHN WILCHER FOR SHERIFF ON OCT. 5

(SAVANNAH, GA) Forest City Gun Club and Tubby’s Tank House invite the public to attend a fundraising event to re-elect New Chatham County Sheriff, John Wilcher. The event will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 5 at the Forest City Gun Club, 9203 Ferguson Ave, Savannah, GA, 31406. Attendees have the opportunity to win door prizes such as Yeti coolers and gift certificates as well as raffle items including a variety of guns. The cost is $60 per person or $100 per couple. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/122883531505342/

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HUMANE SOCIETY OF GREATER SAVANNAH HOSTS PUP CRAWL ON OCT. 6

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Humane Society of Greater Savannah hosts Pup Crawl on Thursday, Oct. 6 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. beginning at The Rail Pub. Crawlers can bring their four-legged friends and volunteers will wait outside to watch them while owners are in the bars. The participating pubs include: The Rail Pub, Coffee Fox, Congress Street Social Club, Dub’s, Savannah Smiles Dueling Pianos and El Rocko Lounge. The cost is $15 before the event and $20 the day of. Participants will receive a souvenir cup and official map. For more information and to sign up, visit http://www.humanesocietysav.org/

SAVANNAH WILDLIFE REFUGE HOSTS A CELEBRITY DUNKING BOOTH DURING THE JENKINS V. ISLANDS FOOTBALL GAME ON OCT. 6

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Wildlife Refuge will host the Celebrity Splash Dunking Booth on Thursday, Oct. 6, during the Jenkins V. Islands football game at 7 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the Savannah Wildlife Refuge in their pursuit to raise enough funds to build the Kingfisher Discovery Center. Participants pay $3/thrown and have unlimited opportunities. The game will be at Garden City Stadium, 150 Priscilla D. Thomas Way, Garden City, GA. To learn more about the Savannah Wildlife Refuge and the Kingfisher Discovery Center, visit https://www.fws.gov/refuge/savannah/

#GETYOURGREEKON AT SAVANNAH’S 66TH ANNUAL GREEK FESTIVAL OCT. 6-8
(SAVANNAH, GA) A Savannah tradition, the Annual Greek Festival, will be held Thursday, October 6 through Saturday, October 8 at the St. Paul’s Hellenic Center, 14 West Anderson St. The 66th annual celebration will feature homemade Greek food, desserts, drinks, dancing and live music, along with a marketplace and church tours. For more information, visit http://www.savannahgreekfest.com

SAVANNAH BICYCLE CAMPAIGN HOSTS MIDNIGHT GARDEN RIDE ON OCT. 8

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Bicycle Campaign hosts its largest event of the year on Saturday, Oct. 8. This event will include a concert, costume contest, light parade, and will be police escorted to ensure safety. For more information on this event, visit http://www.midnightgardenride.com

YOGA WORKSHIP WITH DAVID KEIL FROM OCT. 7 THROUGH OCT. 9

(SAVANNAH,GA) Advanced Yoga Anatomy & Observation with David Keil will be held October 7 – October 9. Join SYC as we welcome David Keil as he leads you through one of the best, most practical workshops you will take. Be guided on a journey to be aware of more of the information that is right in front of you and learn what to do with it. Visit www.savannahyoga.com/workshops for full details.

8TH ANNUAL MIDNIGHT GARDEN RIDE SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, OCT. 8

(SAVANNAH, GA) The 8th Annual Midnight Garden Ride is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 8 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. The post ride Good and Evil party will feature the Mike + Ruthy Band at Grayson Stadium. To register for the ride visit, http://www.eventbrite.com/e/midnight-garden-ride-2016-registration-26665897417?aff=eac2&mc_cid=5a11bfbddf&mc_eid=08fa9719ff. To search volunteer opportunities, visit http://bicyclecampaign.org/volunteer-at-midnight-garden-ride-2016/?sheet_id=1&mc_cid=5a11bfbddf&mc_eid=08fa9719ff

SUGA HOSTS FUNDRAISER DINNER AT THE FLORENCE ON OCT. 10

(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah Urban Garden Alliance, SUGA, will host a benefit dinner on Monday, Oct. 10 at 6:30 p.m. to raise funds to create a school garden manager position. The dinner with award-winning chef Hugh Acheson will take place at The Florence, 1 W Victory Dr #B, Savannah, GA 31405. The evening will begin with a panel discussion to address the importance of teaching gardening and life skills in schools. The tickets for this event are $75/person. To order your ticket and learn more, visit http://sugacentral.org/

HOSPICE SAVANNAH INVITES LOCAL ARTIST ROBERT MORAN ISLEY TO THE ART GALLERY ON THURSDAY, OCT. 13

(SAVANNAH, GA) Hospice Savannah hosts the Hospice Savannah Art Gallery on Thursday, Oct. 13 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at 1352 Eisenhower Drive. The art gallery will showcase local Savannah artist, Robert Moran Isley. Isley has been a full-time artist since 1990 and is a graduate of the Atlanta College of Art. Participants have the opportunity to meet Isley and purchase his paintings. A portion of all sales will benefit Hospice Savannah and their mission to provide the community with resources on living with a life-limiting illness, dying, grief, death, and loss. All pieces will hang in Hospice Savannah until the end of the year. For more information on the services provided by Hospice Savannah, visit http://www.hospicesavannah.org/

AWWIN INC & POOLER CHURCH TEAM UP IN THE FIGHT AGAINST BREAST CANCER ON OCT. 14

(SAVANNAH, GA) On Friday, Oct. 14 at 7 p.m., the Pooler Church and AWWIN Inc. team up in the fight against breast cancer, to present the Inaugural Pooler Church Meet & Greet for a Cause. The event will take place at Pooler Church, 100 Commerce
Court, Pooler, GA, 31322. A $5 donation is requested for entry, all proceeds benefit Susan G. Komen of Coastal Georgia. To learn more about the event or become involved call 912-659-0214.

2016 BIG WIGS CECILIA RUSSO AND BRYNN GRANT ANNOUNCE “LET’S TACKLE BREAST CANCER” FOOTBALL FUNDRAISING WEEKEND ON OCT. 14 THROUGH OCT. 16

(SAVANNAH, GA) Cecilia Russo and Brynn Grant Announce “Let’s Tackle Breast Cancer” football fundraising weekend. Russo and Grant are participants of the Big Wig campaign to raise money and awareness to the Susan G. Komen of Coastal Georgia foundation. The weekend begins Friday, Oct. 14 at the Benedictine Military School Homecoming game at 7:30 p.m. On Saturday, Russo and Grant will be at Tubby’s Tank House at 3:30 p.m. for the Georgia vs. Vanderbuilt game. The weekend will commence at Coach’s Corner on Sunday, Oct. 16 from 1-4 p.m. For more information on the events, visit https://carriagetradepr.com/2016-big-wigs-cecilia-russo-brynn-grant-announce-lets-tackle-breast-cancer-football-fundraising-weekend/

SAVANNAH-CHATHAM METROPOLITAN POLICE HOSTS COFFEE WITH A COP ON SATURDAY, OCT. 15

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police host “Coffee with a Cop” on Saturday, Oct. 15 from 8-10 a.m. The officers from the Island Precinct will discuss issues and learn about making a difference in the community. All attendees will receive a free small coffee courtesy of McDonalds. The event will take place at McDonalds, 1941 E. Montgomery Cross Road, Savannah GA. For more information on the police department, visit http://scmpd.org/.

“WALK AND TALK” TO CHANGE THE COMMUNITY ON OCT. 15

(SAVANNAH, GA) Walk and Talk, one of Savannah’s freshest food trucks, is hosting a fundraising party featuring local music talent, live painting, comedy and spoken word acts, art vendors, merchandise, silent auction, a bar, and of course, FOOD! This event will be on October 15 at 7pm at Dollhouse Productions, 980 Industry Dr, Savannah, GA 31415. Entry is a $5 donation, with donations of $25 or more going directly to provide a meal back into one of Savannah’s food deserts. For more information, email, walkandtalksav@gmail.com, or make a donation at www.gofundme.com/walkandtalksav

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UNITED WAYS HOSTS MID-CAMPAIGN RALLY TO CELEBRATE CAMPAIGN HALFWAY MARK ON OCT. 19

(SAVANNAH, GA) The United Way mid-campaign rally will be Wednesday, Oct. 19 from 11:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Monterey Square, Bull Street & Taylor Street. The rally will be a community picnic to celebrate the mid-point of the United Way Campaign. The Untied Way of the Coastal Empire aims to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of the communities by support educations & youth development, economic independence and health & wellness. Attendees will enjoy the Savannah downtown skyline while celebrating with approximately 400 individuals. The cost to attend is $10/person, tickets can be purchased at http://www.uwce.org/cart/. For more information on the United Way of the Coastal Empire, visit http://www.uwce.org/

THE TRUSTEES’ GARDEN CLUB INVITE TED DENNARD OF THE SAVANNAH BEE COMPANY TO SPEAK ON WEDNESDAY, OCT. 19

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Trustees’ Garden invites Ted Dennard, president and head beekeeper, of the Savannah Bee Company to speak on Wednesday, Oct. 19 at 11 a.m. The presentation is titled, “Honeybee Love: A Tour of Honeybees and the World of Good They Do.” It will be located at the Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm Street, Savannah, GA. This is a free event to all guests, parking located behind the Georgia Coastal Center is free. For more information, contact Mary Meade Sipple at mmsip@bellsouth.net or 912-667-4824.

RED, WHITE, AND BLUE MEMORIAL BBQ ON OCT. 22

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Two Hundred Club of the Coastal Empire is set to host the Red, White and Blue BBQ. The second annual BBQ, to benefit The Two Hundred Club’s Fallen Heroes Memorial, will feature live music, delicious barbecue, Coca-Cola products and beer. The event will be held in Ellis Square on Saturday, October 22 from 11:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. For more information, please visit www.twohundredclub.org

HOSPICE SAVANNAH GOLF TOURNAMENT ANNOUNCED FOR OCT. 24

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Hospice Savannah Golf Tournament presented by USI Insurance Services will be held on Monday, Oct. 24 at the Landings Club’s Plantation Course. The Driving Range and lunch will begin at noon. A four-man scramble (captain’s choice) will begin at 1:15 p.m. with a shotgun start. The fees are $150 per golfer or $600 per foursome. All proceeds benefit Hospice Savannah. For more information, visit http://www.hospicesavannah.org/Golf/

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ST. THOMAS EPISCOPAL CHURCH TO HOLD HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL ON OCT. 26

(SAVANNAH, GA) The St. Thomas Episcopal Church announces a community-wide Halloween Carnival to be held on Wednesday, Oct. 26 from 6-8 p.m. The “Holy Ghost Weiner Roast” will feature grilled hot dogs, chili, pizza, and more. The carnival will be filled with fun activities for children such as a cake walk, photo booth, fortune teller, haunted house, and entertainment by Sunday School of Rock. Tickets may be purchased at the door on the day of the event. For more information email, Gerileenelson@aol.com

HOLLY DAYS BAZAAR TO BE HELD NOV. 9 – 10

The Holly Days Bazaar will be held on Wednesday and Thursday, November 9 – 10, 2016. Sponsored by the women of St. John’s Church, Holly Days is celebrating 67 years of fundraising for Savannah area charities. Have lunch in the historic Green Meldrim house and shop at the white elephant sale, silent auction, treasure room, garden shop, holiday crafts and more. For more information: www.facebook.com/stjohnschurchbazaar/

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SAVANNAH AREA CHAMBER’S MILITARY AFFAIRS COUNCIL HOSTS MILITARY UPDATE LUNCHEON ON THURSDAY, NOV. 10

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Area Chamber’s Military Affairs Council for hosts a military update luncheon on Thursday, Nov. 10 from noon to 1:30 p.m. The council will discuss state and federal defense updates, and how area bases are positioned in the future with the Joe Jarrod, Adjunct General of the Georgia National Guard, and Norton & Associates. The luncheon will take place at the Hyatt Regency, 2 W Bay Street, the cost is $35 for members and $45 for non-members. Seating is limited to 250 attendees and registration ends Monday, Nov. 7. To register for this event, visit http://savannah.simpleviewcrm.com/webapi/rsvp/v2/?action=registrationForm&eventid=11&sessionuuid=

THE HUMANE SOCIETY OF GREATER SAVANNAH HOSTS 2016 DOG LOVERS’ WALK ON NOV. 12

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Humane Society of Greater Savannah will host the 2016 Dog Lovers’ Walk on Saturday, November 12 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. The 1.5-mile walk will take place at Messiah Luthern Church, 1 West Ridge, Savannah, GA 31411. To learn more and register, visit http://www.humanesocietysav.org/

SAVANNAH BRIDGE RUN ON DEC. 3

(ENMARKET) The enmarket 2016 Savannah Bridge Run will be on Saturday, December 3. Register now at http://www.eventbrite.com/e/2016-enmarket-savannah-bridge-run-registration-19641708880

BOY, OH BOY! (NEEDS A HOME)

(SAVANNAH, GA) Say hello to Boy, a Retriever mix who is about six years old. When he came to CPR, Boy was very skinny and had a lot of missing fur. Thanks to good food, medicine, and the love of his foster mom, he’s come a long way! Boy gets along with everyone; people, other dogs… even cats. He is not a jumper, and doesn’t bark much. Boy is a sweet pup who is ready for his fur-ever home! To adopt Boy, be sure to fill out an application at http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2016-d-081-boy/