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STATESBORO STUDENT RECEIVES CENTER PARC SCHOLARSHIP

(SAVANNAH, Ga.) Statesboro student Kadin Story has won one of three 2022 Youth Development Scholarships awarded nationally by Center Parc Credit Union and its larger parent organization, Atlanta Postal Credit Union.

https://carriagetradepr.com/statesboro-student-receives-center-parc-scholarship/

GREENBRIAR CHILDREN’S CENTER LAUNCHES HOLIDAY GIFT WRAP FUNDRAISER

(SAVANNAH, GA) The annual gift wrap center fundraiser for Greenbriar Children’s Center, a non-profit in Savannah with two early education programs for children from low-income families, is now underway at the Oglethorpe Mall. Volunteers can sign up electronically at www.greenbriarchildrenscenter.org.

ILTA NAMES 2023 BOARD OF DIRECTORS; T. PRATT SUMMERS, VP OPERATIONS FOR COLONIAL GROUP SELECTED AS VICE CHAIR

(BULKTRANSPORTER.COM) The International Liquid Terminals Association (ILTA) recently voted in its 2023 board of directors during its annual membership meeting. Tim Winters, director of terminal operations at Sprague Energy, was named board chairman; T. Pratt Summers, vice president of operations for Colonial Group, was selected as vice chairman; Eric Conard, environmental manager at Petro-Diamond Terminal Company, was picked as treasurer; and Joshua Etzel, VP of operations for Kinder Morgan, was tabbed for secretary.

https://www.bulktransporter.com/fleet-management/storage-terminals/article/21255824/international-liquid-terminals-association-names-2023-board-of-directors

INSTAGRAM STRATEGY AUDIT: HOW TO RENEW YOUR RESULTS

(SOCIAL MEDIA EXAMINER) Is your Instagram marketing working? Are you using outdated strategies and tactics? Discover how to audit and improve your existing Instagram strategy.

GROUNDBREAKING TODAY

(SAVANNAH, GA) America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia will host the ceremonial groundbreaking for their new facility on Monday, December 12, 2022 at 3pm. The site address of the future campus is 1380 Chatham Parkway, Savannah. Once completed Second Harvest food bank will occupy 143,226 sq. ft. which includes 98,108 sq. ft. for warehouse space; 18,425 sq. ft. volunteer center and agency marketplace; 13,480 sq. ft. Kids Cafe commercial kitchen and 13,213 sq. ft. administrative offices and training space. Call (912) 236-6750 or visit www.helpendhunger.org for more info.

FREE CLASS: ENTREPRENEUR’S CREDIT BUILDING WORKSHOPS-SBAC

(SAVANNAHGA.GOV) Free online Credit Building Workshop for Entrepreneurs. Attend the workshop to learn about building your credit and qualify for a $1000 business loan. The final 2022 workshop will be held Dec. 13. Register by emailing SBAC at sbac@sbqacsav.com.

https://www.savannahga.gov/Calendar.aspx?EID=5580&month=11&year=2022&day=15&calType=0

TOP 20 HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY

(SOUTHERNMAMAS.COM) Here’s a look at family events, kid-friendly fun, holiday camps, and more in Savannah and the Lowcountry during the 2022 holiday season.

http://www.southernmamas.com/2022/savannah-holidays-2022-family-fun/

GRIT ANNOUNCES FIRST KEYNOTES & CALL FOR STARTUP STAGE CONTESTANTS

(SAVANNAH, GA) GRIT, The Creative Coast’s innovation conference, brings together the best and brightest entrepreneurs, technologists, makers, creatives, leaders, and change agents in the region. Formerly called Geekend, the 2023 event is returning after a two-year hiatus as GRIT, and will include exciting keynote presentations, panels, and access to new ideas and people to spark attendees’ momentum. The event is set to take place from January 26 to 28 at the Savannah Cultural Arts Center. The GRIT Conference will continue to announce speakers and panelists on its social channels (@gritconference) and website, www.thegritconference.com.

MILO NEEDS A HOME

(COASTAL PET RESCUE) Milo is a senior boy that wants nothing but a warm lap to lay on. He gets along with other dogs and loves cats. He has cataracts and doesn’t see very well. He moves slowly and is a quiet boy. He has recently had a dental and only has a few teeth left so he will need to be on a soft food diet for the remainder of his years. Could you be his forever home?

https://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2021-d-080-milo/

LIVE OAK PUBLIC LIBRARIES

(SAVANNAH, GA) Regional Board of Trustees announces Lola Shelton-Council as Library executive director and Savanna Waddle as Regional Social Services coordinator. Waddle is responsible for supporting the needs of library patrons and connecting them with community resources. Live Oak Public Libraries: https://liveoakpl.org/home

COURTYARD BY KC WINS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Courtyards by KC, has won Best of Georgia 2022 from the GA Business Journal in the Landscaping category.

https://www.gbj.com/best-of/winners/2022/ga-contractors

WRITING MARKETING CONTENT: A PROVEN FRAMEWORK

(SOCIAL MEDIA EXAMINER) Wondering how to easily write marketing content? Looking for a step-by-step model? Discover how to create written content that helps businesses.

DECEMBER EVENTS AT ENMARKET ARENA

(SAVANNAH, GA) Mark your calendars for these awesome events coming to the Enmarket Arena in Savannah in December!

https://www.facebook.com/enmarketarena/photos/a.103417731768279/506012948175420/

TWINKLE BARK STROLL

(SAVANNAH, GA) Coastal Pet Rescue will be hosting its third annual Twinkle Bark Stroll adoption nights under holiday lights the second and third weekends of December (December 9-11 and 16-18) from 5 to 8 pm at its shelter, 7430 Thomas Ave, Savannah, GA 31406. The program is a walk-through lighted display featuring 30 decorated Christmas trees and another 30 or so light displays, all dog and cat themed. Hot cocoa and marshmallow roasting are also available. Coastal Pet Rescue volunteers will be on-site to introduce families to adoptable dogs and cats. The admission cost is a $5 minimum donation per person. Dogs with proof of current rabies vaccine are welcome on leash with their families on Sunday nights. For more information, visit coastalpetrescue.org. Sponsorships are still available, contact Lisa Scarbrough at lisa@coastalpetrescue.org for more information.

DANIETTÉ THOMAS, FOUNDER OF ARIONNA, A WINNER OF SAVANNAH SCORE’S BIZ PITCH

(SAVANNAH, GA) ARIONNA is a ready-to-wear clothing line specifically designed for modern career women. The designs offer exclusive, cutting-edge styles that enhance women’s self-confidence and offer clothes comfortably designed for different body types. With a body-conscious approach, these designs enable women to present themselves to the world the way that they prefer, desire, and deserve.

http://www.daniette.com/arionna

https://bizpitchsavannah.com

FRESH EXPRESS EXPANDS

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Fresh Express no-cost fresh food distribution program has expanded to a third permanent site. Located at the intersection of East 40th Street and Waters Avenue, the site provides food on the first Friday of each month. The two other locations — the Curtis V. Cooper Family Health at 106 E. Broad St., and the Moses Jackson Center at 1410 Richards St. — distribute on third Fridays. All begin at 9:30 a.m. on the day of distribution. The new site started as a pop-up location but was made permanent due to demand.

https://carriagetradepr.com/fresh-express-expands-to-three-permanent-locations-for-healthy-food-choices/

PET ADOPTIONS GRANTS FOR THE DOWN SYNDROME COMMUNITY

(SAVANNAH, GA) Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society is promoting a program that helps pay for pet adoptions for members of the Down syndrome community. PetScreening for Down syndrome (PS4Ds) is a philanthropic grant program that offers financial assistance to individuals with Down syndrome who want to adopt a rescue pet for companionship. Each recipient is granted $750 – $1,000 to be used for pet expenses including adoption fees, veterinary care, preventative health products, monthly food delivery and more.

https://carriagetradepr.com/pet-adoptions-grants-for-down-syndrome-community/

FREE CLASS: ENTREPRENEUR’S CREDIT BUILDING WORKSHOPS-SBAC

(SAVANNAHGA.GOV) Free online Credit Building Workshop for Entrepreneurs. Attend the workshop to learn about building your credit and qualify for a $1000 business loan. The remaining 2022 workshop continues Dec. 13. Register by emailing SBAC at sbac@sbqacsav.com.

https://www.savannahga.gov/Calendar.aspx?EID=5580&month=11&year=2022&day=15&calType=0

MARKETING FOR THE ENTREPRENEUR CLASS – ONLINE ONLY

(SAVANNAHGA.GOV) This is an online class you don’t want to miss. In this series, business consultant & mentor Zenetria Ward of ZenWard Solutions will help you gain an overall understanding of how to market your products and services to your customers in today’s economy. You’ll learn the 7-Step Marketing Process, how to conduct marketing research, pricing, social media, promotional marketing, and much more! The class meets every other Tuesday at 6:30 pm EST. Fall Session, NOW – 1/3/23. Take one class or take them all. Registration required.

https://savannahga.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0scuuvqDkjGNxp06w4jD-YwW0GzsgnkCmk

TICKETS ON SALE FOR ANNUAL SAVANNAH FUNDRAISER TO HELP THE BLIND

(WJCL) t’s almost time to dine in the dark with the Savannah Center for Blind and Low Vision. Tickets for the annual Dining in The Dark fundraiser went on sale Monday, and the Dining in the Dark chair says it’s going to be bigger and better than ever. This year’s gala will be held on January 26 at the Enmarket Arena.

https://www.wjcl.com/article/savannah-dining-in-the-dark-tickets-blind/41201247

FAITH AND HEALTH COALITION

(HEALTHY SAVANNAH) Are you a faith-based organization in Savannah/Chatham County interested in encouraging a culture of health among your members and the broader community?

Please join the Faith and Health Coalition at our next virtual meeting to discuss the importance of health within our community. Please email FaithAndHealth@healthysavannah.org for the meeting link. For more information, visit the Faith and Health Coalition page on the Healthy Savannah website.

https://healthysavannah.org/the-faith-and-health-coalition/

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