COMMUNITY HEADLINES – OCTOBER 19, 2020

By October 19, 2020Local NewsWIRE
CENTER PARC CREDIT UNION
(SAVANNAH, GA) Center Parc Credit Union has opened its first two locations in Savannah and Pooler.
ENMARKET CHARITY CLASSIC
(SAVANNAH, GA) Enmarket’s Enrich Life Campaigns, which involve a variety of projects ranging from golf tournaments to fundraisers in the chain’s 128 stores to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, raised more than $320,000 for local charities in September. https://carriagetradepr.com/enmarkets-enrich-life-campaigns-raise-320000-for-local-charities-in-september
KIWANIS CLUB OF SKIDAWAY DONATES $6,500 TO PARK PLACE OUTREACH
(SAVANNAH,GA) Kiwanis Club of Skidaway granted $6,500 to Park Place Outreach, along with nine other local nonprofit organizations that work with underserved children in the Savannah, GA area. https://carriagetradepr.com/kiwanis-club-of-skidaway-donates-6500-to-park-place-outreach/
STEP UP SAVANNAH HOSTS VIRTUAL ANNUAL MEETING
(SAVANNAH, GA) Step Up Savannah will be hosting its Step Up To Strike Down Poverty Annual Meeting on Friday, October 23 at 10 a.m. via Zoom. The event is free to the public and registration is required. To register, visit https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_p_TtPBRMQjKKYgihgA3Y9w
YMCA OF COASTAL GEORGIA’S HALLOWEEN EVENT
(SAVANNAH, GA) The YMCA of Coastal Georgia is doing its annual Halloween event a little differently this year. The Trunk-or-Treat event will now be a drive-through experience due to COVID-19. YMCA officials say they’ve had this event for the last 12 years with Tapestry Church. The event is scheduled for October 22 from 5 – 7 p.m. Candy and cash donations can be dropped at Vaden Nissan or the Habersham YMCA.
WORLD TRADE CENTER SAVANNAH
(SAVANNAH, GA) World Trade Center Savannah expands Foreign-Trade Zone 104. A large portion of Burke County added to Foreign-Trade Zone 104. https://www.wtcsavannah.org/
8 FINALISTS
(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah SCORE announces eight finalists for the BizPitch Savannah™ 2020 entrepreneurial competition.
WALKING SCHOOL BUS
(HEALTHY SAVANNAH) Armand Turner of Healthy Savannah explains why he and law enforcement officials are walking various routes to local schools now to ensure a safe and barrier-free experience for children who walk to school when in-classroom learning resumes.
HOLLY DAYS
(SAVANNAH, GA) The 2020 Annual Holly Days Bazaar will be held on Wednesday and Thursday, November 11 and 12. An in-person art show will feature the talents of local artists. Covid changes mean the silent auction preview will be on the ground floor of the Green Meldrim House, with online bidding only. Pre-ordered Picnic Lunches with all the St. John’s delicious classics, including shrimp salad, chicken salad, and pimento cheese, and quarts of chili and soup will be available by contacting Nita Ann Klein hollydayspreorder@gmail.com or 912-658-1005. Deadline for pre-order is November 1st. www.StJohnsSav.org
LEADERSHIP SAVANNAH
(SAVANNAH, GA) Applications are now being accepted for the next Leadership Savannah Program. To apply go to www.leadershipsavannah.org and click on the “apply” button.
AWARD
(BLUFFTON, SC) The Bluffton Chamber of Commerce has named Libraries For Kids, Int’l winner of the Golden Oyster award as the top non-profit. https://libraries4kids.org/
Q&A HOUR ON HEALTH INSURANCE
(#WATERCOOLER) Are you confused about health insurance? On October 19, 2020, there will be an hour long Q&A, LIVE on Facebook, with your questions. Are there any “Real” health insurance plans that do not cover pre-existing conditions? What do people do if they can’t afford it? Can any company offer a group health plan? Do you think Pre-existing conditions will no longer be covered? What is a Red-Truck Insurance plans? Join the LIVE conversation with area experts answering your questions: https://www.facebook.com/CarriageTradePR/posts/10157868422002549?comment_id=10157868541252549&notif_id=1602535119102535&notif_t=feedback_reaction_generic&ref=notif.
MONDAY MARKETING WITH MARJORIE: TOPIC: SIGNATURE LOOK
(REPUTATION MATRIX™) On the last Monday of each month, public relations professional Marjorie Young holds a free online marketing support group for small businesses and non-profits. The next session is scheduled for 8:00 PM EST on Monday, October 26, 2020. To receive an email with the Zoom link please click here: https://lp.constantcontactpages.com/su/JZgxZJM/MARJORIEYOUNG
MAX NEEDS A HOME
(COASTALPETRESCUE.ORG) Max is full of life! This boy likes to play hard, but is also a sweet boy who gives great hugs and slobbery kisses. To adopt Max, visit http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2020-d-107-max/.
HOW MUCH SHOULD YOU SPEND ON FACEBOOK ADS?
Facebook advertising expert Allie Bloyd walks you through the steps to determine the Facebook ads budget for your specific business.
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