COMMUNITY HEADLINES – SEPTEMBER 28, 2020

By September 28, 2020Local NewsWIRE
ENCOURAGE HEALTH LIVE DEBUTS 1:00 PM THURSDAY OCT. 1
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Enmarket Encourage Health in partnership with Healthy Savannah’s Educational Series LIVE broadcasts will kick off Thursday, October 1 with “Tips to Reduce Stress and Anxiety During COVID”. Register at https://healthysavannah.org/encouragehealthlive/
Enmarket Encourage Health Education Series *LIVE on Oct 1, 2020 on Healthy Savannah's FB
OCT 8 SAFE SHELTER
(SAVANNAH, GA) SAFE Shelter Center for Domestic Violence Services is inviting the community to participate in a virtual party featuring the Fabulous Equinox Orchestra. Set to premiere Thursday, October 8th at 7pm LIVE on Safe Shelter’s Facebook page. For more details, visit https://events.ticketprinting.com/event/Safe-Shelter-Center-For-Domestic-Violence-44635
SAFE SHELTER ANNOUNCES VIRTUAL FUNDRAISER WITH FABULOUS EQUINOX ORCHESTRA OCT 8 AT 7PM
PARK PLACE OUTREACH
(SAVANNAH,GA) Park Place Outreach hires Kylie Carrico as their new AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America). Carrico’s duties revolve around marketing and donor relations for Park Place Outreach, including social media and webpage management, grant writing, event planning, and public relations for the organization. http://parkplaceyes.org
MONDAY MARKETING WITH MARJORIE
(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. At the next session, scheduled for 8:00 PM EST on September 28, 2020, participants will brainstorm on how to increase their visibility, credibility and positive word of mouth in the community and online. They will also review last month’s successes and October’s press releases to be sent out. To receive an email with the Zoom link please click here: https://lp.constantcontactpages.com/su/JZgxZJM/MARJORIEYOUNG
UNION MISSION PARTNERS WITH SAFE SHELTER FOR ZOOM SERIES
(SAVANNAH, GA) Union Mission will host a 30-minute informational ZOOM series from 11:30 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. on Tuesday, October 13, 2020, with Cheryl Branch, SAFE Shelter’s executive director. The monthly informational series is intended to feature topics that impact homelessness. Union Mission will highlight the connection between domestic violence and homelessness in our community during Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October. Registration is not required, a zoom link will be available at www.unionmission.org.
BEN HART NAMED PRESIDENT & GENERAL MANAGER OF WJCL-TV, SAVANNAH
(WJCL) Ben Hart, since 2017 the news director at WISN-TV, Hearst Television’s market-leading ABC affiliate in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, has been promoted to president and general manager of WJCL-TV, the company’s ABC affiliate serving the Savannah television market. Hart succeeds Timothy J. Morrissey, who is retiring from the company this fall. https://www.wjcl.com/article/wjcl-announces-new-president-and-general-manager/33981069#
VIRTUAL STATE OF THE PORT
(SAVANNAH, GA) Registration is open for the State of the Port event, to be held at 11:00 a.m. on October 22, 2020. The event is FREE and virtual this year. Registration is available at: https://gaports.com/events/registration/?utm_campaign=Register%20Now%21%20For%20the%202020%20Virtual%20State%20of%20the%20Port&utm_medium=email&utm_source=SOP%202020%20-%20Charting%20the%20Course%209-18-2020
LOWCOUNTRY DOWN SYNDROME SOCIETY BUDDY WALK OCT 3
(SAVANNAH, GA) The 2020 Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society’s Virtual Buddy Walk will kick off at 10 a.m. on Saturday, October 3 with virtual opening ceremonies followed by participants of all ages walking in their own locations locally, across the state and elsewhere.
LDSS Lowcountry Down Sydrome Society Virtual Buddy Walk
ENMARKET DONATES 10,000 REUSABLE WATER BOTTLES TO STUDENTS IN BRYAN COUNTY
(BRYAN COUNTY, GA) The Enmarket convenience store chain has donated 10,000 reusable 20-ounce water bottles to returning students in Bryan County’s public school to ensure that all 9,600 students in the county’s eleven schools have water bottles as they return to classes. Enmarket offered to donate the water bottles after officials learned that state guidelines recommend schools turn off water fountains during the COVID-19 pandemic. https://carriagetradepr.com/enmarket-donates-10000-reusable-water-bottles-to-students-in-bryan-county/
Enmarket Donates 56,000 Reusable Water Bottles to Students in Chatham, Effingham, and Bryan Counties
STEP UP
(WSAV) Step Up Savannah launches new community program Level Up
Step Up Savannah launches new community program Level Up
(SAVANNAH, GA) Are you or a loved one experiencing hardships with paying rent? If so, visit the HERO Database to find the assistance you need. The H.E.R.O (Health Effective Resource Organizations) Database is an online health and social services resource for Savannah-Chatham county residents. It is funded by the YMCA of Coastal Georgia and Healthy Savannah through grant funding awarded by the Centers for Disease Control’s REACH program to eliminate disparities in health outcomes based on race and income in Savannah and Chatham County.
MISS CADBURY STILL NEEDS A HOME
(COASTALPETRESCUE.ORG) Cadbury enjoys being petted when she feels comfortable and gets along well with other cats. To adopt Cadbury, please visit http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2020-c-032-cadbury/.
MEN OF THE YEAR
(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah Youth Mentoring Non-Profit to Celebrate Men of Year, October 4th at Victory North Savannah https://xceltoday.com/supporters/
HOW TO GET MORE INSTAGRAM TRAFFIC
(SOCIAL MEDIA EXAMINER) Instagram marketing expert Jenn Herman explains how and where to share links that drive traffic from Instagram. Explore four places to drop your links on Instagram, and discover pro tips and tricks to optimize your links for clicks.
How to Get More Instagram Traffic
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