COMMUNITY HEADLINES – FEBRUARY 1, 2021

By February 1, 2021Local NewsWIRE
COLONIAL GROUP ANNOUNCES NEW CEO
(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah-based Colonial Group Inc. has announced a new era of leadership as it prepares to mark a major milestone in the company’s history in 2021. Christian B. Demere has been named chief executive officer, representing the fourth generation of family management in the company.
HEALTHY MOMENT
(SAVANNAH, GA) In this week’s Healthy Moment video, host Frandasia Williams speaks with a partner of the Racial & Ethnic Approaches to Community Health or REACH grant. Lillian Grant-Baptiste from Healthy Savannah’s Health and Faith Coalition discusses how making healthy choices can improve overall health, both spiritually and physically.
HEALTHY MOMENT with Lillian Grant -Baptiste, Healthy Savannah Faith and Health Coalition
CENTER PARC CREDIT UNION SPONSORS HOMESTEAD HARVEST GIVEAWAY
(GARDEN CITY, GA) The Garden City Homestead Association’s community garden shared its third harvest with the community on Saturday, Jan. 30 in a program that included food demonstrations and education sessions. The Garden City public was invited to share in a winter vegetable harvest held at the garden, 4115 Second St. in Garden City. This is one of eight community gardens which has been awarded funding from Center Parc Credit Union within the past six months.
WALK & LEARN
(SAVANNAH, GA) Have you ever wanted to walk the Camino de Santiago? On Saturday, February 6 there will be a “Walk & Learn” session starting at noon at Lake Mayer, where experienced hikers will share their lessons learned from walking this 500-mile historic trail across Spain. The group will meet at the entrance of Lake Mayer by the statue and then walk the Truman Linear Trail to DeRenne and back to Lake Mayer. Please RSVP to Marjorie@MarjorieYoung.com or call 912-844-9990.
ENMARKET OPENS NEW LOCATION
(POOLER, GA) Enmarket has opened a new store in Pooler. Located at 1264 U.S. Highway 80 East, at its corner with Pine Barren Road, the new Enmarket is also a travel center, serving both regular travelers and heavy truck traffic.
Enmarket Opens New Store in Pooler
ARE YOU READY FOR RETIREMENT?
(CENTER PARC CREDIT UNION) According to Yahoo! Finance, about 64% of Americans aren’t prepared for retirement. Take this quiz to determine if you’re adequately prepared, and what to do to make sure you’re retirement-ready.
LOVE YOUR TRAIL DAY – MARCH 6
(SAVANNAH, GA) Truman Linear Park Trail Phase 2A is the Savannah area’s newest trail. Help keep it neat and tidy by joining others at 10 a.m. on March 6 to pick up litter, collect recycling, trim vegetation, and ensure the trail is in tiptop shape. All tools and supplies will be provided by Tide to Town. Volunteers will be spatially distanced, but masks are required. Meet at the Scarborough Sports Complex, located at the corner of Skidaway Road and Bona Bella Avenue.
MARJORIE YOUNG PRESENTS FREE ONLINE PR CLASS WITH SAVANNAH ENTREPRENEURIAL CENTER
(SAVANNAH, GA) Thursday, March 25 at 12:00 p.m., the City of Savannah will host a free online class, “Increase Positive Buzz in the Community and Online,” offered in conjunction with the Savannah Entrepreneurial Center. Community publicist Marjorie Young will share powerful tips on how to position oneself as the authority in the field, how to create brand ambassadors by forming an advisory board, and how to create a “Repeatable Tagline™” that helps the positive buzz spread easier and faster.
IDEA ACCELERATOR BOOTCAMP FOR ENTREPRENEURS BEGINS
FEBRUARY 3
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Creative Coast’s Annual Idea Accelerator Bootcamp is a virtual 12-week educational and mentoring program starting with a free pre-course to help attendees determine if entrepreneurship is the right path for them. The event is powered by the Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC), Georgia’s Technology Incubator housed at Georgia Tech.  This bootcamp is for anyone who is ready to test their business idea or anyone who wants to update an old business. To learn more about the program and sign up, visit www.thecreativecoast.org.
SEASONAL FLU FACTS
(CDC) Did you know that African – Americans who catch the flu are much more likely to go to the hospital than whites? Learn how to tell the difference between cold and flu symptoms.
BIODEGRADABLE PHONE CASE
(PELACASE) There are more than one billion plastic phone cases sold every single year. Many of them end up in landfills. Introducing the world’s first recyclable, phone case, made out of flax. https://pelacase.com
#WATERCOOLER FEB 8
(WATERCOOLER) On Monday, Feb 8 meet the new officers of Buy Local Savannah. Also meet other guests from the Entrepreneurial Center, Club Car Championship at the Landings Club, and the Mediation Center. The livestream starts at 9:00 a.m. on Carriage Trade Public Relation’s Facebook page. Join the conversation with this link: https://www.facebook.com/CarriageTradePublicRelations
DIPPER NEEDS A HOME
(COASTAL PET RESCUE) Dipper loves attention, and wants so much to be loved, and share her love in return. She needs a person or family to call her own where she can re-learn what it means to be a person’s pet with a loving home, structure, and companionship.
CLUBHOUSE APP: HOW TO GET STARTED (A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE)
(SOCIAL MEDIA EXAMINER) Michael Stelzner shares a comprehensive guide to getting started on Clubhouse App. You’ll learn how to navigate Clubhouse App and how to create your Clubhouse profile. Discover how to find people, rooms, and clubs to follow as well as how to interact with others in rooms and clubs. You’ll also find out how to start a room, assign moderators, and more.
Clubhouse App: How to Get Started (A Comprehensive Guide)
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