The Local Newswire
LDSS 12TH ANNUAL BUDDY WALK
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS) held their 12th 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. This year’s event welcomed thousands of participants raising awareness and support local programs that benefit people with Down syndrome and their families.
The president and CEO of the National Down Syndrome Society, Sara Hart Weir, made a special visit to Savannah for the event and served as the Grand Marshal. For more information about LDSS, visit http://www.ldssga.org/
ST. PETER’S KILOMETERS
(SAVANNAH, GA) St. Peter’s Episcopal hosts the 5th annual 5K/10K & Kids Fun Run on Saturday, Oct. 14 on Skidaway Island, 3 West Ridge Road. The Kids Run begins at 8:15 a.m.and the 5K/10K begins at 8:30 a.m. All proceeds benefit Family Promise of Greater Savannah and Heads Up Guidance Services (H.U.G.S.). For more information or to register to run, visit http://www.
SUSTAINITIVITY CHOOSES PPO
(SAVANNAH, GA) Park Place Outreach – Youth Emergency Shelter was selected as the 2017 community partner of Sustainitivity, a local non-profit agency that promotes energy efficient practices. Sustainitivity will host its first fundraising event for Park Place Outreach, a 150-meter ‘Mattress Dash,’ on Sunday, Oct. 15, from 1 to 4 p.m. in Forsyth Park. Sustainativity expects to donate about $10,000 to Park Place during the course of the partnership. To learn more about Sustainativity and its sponsored events, go to http://www.sustainativity.
SAVANNAH’S ANNUAL GREEK FESTIVAL
(SAVANNAH, GA) A Savannah tradition, the Annual Greek Festival, will be held Thursday, Oct. 12, through Saturday, Oct. 14, at the St. Paul’s Hellenic Center, 14 W. Anderson St. The 67th annual celebration will feature homemade Greek food, desserts, drinks, dancing and live music, along with a marketplace and church tours. For more information, visit www.savannahgreekfest.
VETERANS REDEFINING TRAGEDY THROUGH PAINT
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KOLE MANAGEMENT COMPANY GAINS PAVILION VILLAGE
(SAVANNAH, GA/CHARLOTTE, NC) Kole Management Company (KMC), a family-owned property management and investment firm based in Savannah, announces the acquisition of Pavilion Village, a 294-unit luxury apartment community in the rapidly growing Harris Boulevard submarket of Charlotte, N.C., near I-85 and I-485. For more information, visit https://carriagetradepr.com/
kole-management-expands-to- charlotte-area-buys-pavilion- village-apartments/ or to learn more about Kole Management, visit http://www.Kolemc.com
BETHESDA ACADEMY NEW BOARD OF GOVERNORS
(SAVANNAH, GA) Bethesda Academy is pleased to welcome Brian Harlander, former president of fertilizer at the Gavilon Group; Leslie Littlejohn, community volunteer; and Linda Bleicken, president of the American Academic Leadership Institute and former president of Armstrong State University, to its board of governors. For more information, visit https://carriagetradepr.com/
bethesda-academy-welcomes-new- board-of-governors/, or to learn more about Bethesda Academy, visit www.bethesdaacademy.org
HELP PUERTO RICO
(SAVANNAH, GA) Peacock Collision Center is pleased to partner with El Santuario de Savannah to collect non-perishable food items, first aid supplies and other goods for Puerto Rico Disaster Relief. For the next several weeks, individuals can bring donations to Peacock Collision Center, 1667 Ridgeland, S.C., or The Sanctuary of Savannah, 8912 Whitefield Avenue. For more information, view https://www.youtube.com/
ENMARKET ENCOURAGE HEALTH
(SAVANNAH, GA) ‘Stress and Sleep: The Forgotten Keys to health’ will be the focus of the final presentation of the 2017 Enmarket Encourage Health Education Series on Tuesday, Oct. 24.
Davana Pilczuk, the human performance program manager at Savannah-based Gulfstream Aerospace, will make the presentation at the Savannah Morning News Auditorium, 1375 Chatham Parkway, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required, as a healthy lunch will be provided. To RSVP for the Oct. 24 luncheon, visit http://healthysavannah.
org/2017-encourage-health- series/. For more information, visit www.enmarket.com
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GRIEF CAMP FOR KIDS
(SAVANNAH, GA) Hospice Savannah announces plans for a one-day grief camp on Saturday, Oct. 16, from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. for kids affected by gun violence. The free camp is designed for children age 6 – 17 and will take place at Full Circle Grief & Loss Center located in The Demere Center for Living, 6000 Business Center Drive, off Chatham Parkway in Savannah. To register a child, call 912.629.1089. For more information on Hospice Savannah, visit https://hospicesavannah.
PROFESSIONAL SEAL ON DENTAL PRODUCTS
(SANDFLY FAMILY DENTAL) A lot of dental care options are on the shelves these days. The American Dental Association Seal of Acceptance lets you know a product is safe and approved. We recommend you look for this seal on all dental products that you choose to use. For more information, visit http://www.
SAVE THE MOST BREASTS
(KOMEN GA) Dr. Daniel Most has joined the fight against breast cancer in the 2017 Komen Big Wig Campaign in the memory of his mother, who passed away due to breast cancer. His practice is largely focused on breast reconstruction, and he would like to help stop the curse that is breast cancer once and for all. Donate today at http://coastalgeorgia.
info-komen.org/site/TR/BIgWig/ SAV_CoastalGeorgiaAffiliate? px=23627469&pg=personal&fr_id= 7024 . Learn more about Dr. Most’s campaign at https://www.facebook.com/ SaveTheMostBreasts/
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR DOWN SYNDROME
(SAVANNAH, GA) Check out the National Association for Down Syndrome – NADS is the oldest organization in the country serving individuals with Down syndrome and their families. It was founded in Chicago in 1961 by parents who chose to go against medical advice and raised their children with Down syndrome at home. For more information, visit http://www.nads.org/pages_new/
TRICK OR TROT 5K
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Sunrise Rotary Club will present the TRICK OR TROT 5K Annual Fun Run on Saturday, Oct. 28. For the best food, most fun, exciting costumes and family entertainment, be at the Islands Family YMCA at 66 Johnny Mercer Blvdon Wilmington Island. The race begins promptly at 8 a.m. with prizes, face painting and a kiddie race benefiting Ronald McDonald House and other local Rotary Charities. Register online at: https://runsignup.com/
Race/GA/Savannah/TrickorTrot ; http://www.fleetfeetsavannah. com/races/trick-or-trot-5k. For more information: http://www. trickortrot.net/
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SKIDAWAY KIWANIS AWARDS LOCAL GRANTS
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Kiwanis Club of Skidaway presented $56,000 to local charities during its annual awarding of grants event on Thursday, September 28 in the Plantation Ballroom, The Landings, 1 Cottonwood Lane, Savannah, Ga 31411. The mission of the Kiwanis Club of Skidaway is to help at-risk children in the Savannah area. The Kiwanians of Skidaway spend countless hours volunteering and raising money through events, member support and corporate donations to help those in need. For more information, visit http://www.
LOCAL BOARD NAMED FOR WOMEN IN CONSTRUCTION
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) announces members of its 2017-2018 board or directors. Members include: Laura Lee Bocade of DIRTT Environmental Solutions, president; Kim Thomas of Dewitt Tilton Group, vice president; Brandy Davenport of Savannah Construction & Preservation, treasurer; Erin Clay of Guerry Lumber, secretary; Marilyn Blome of Blome & Associates, director; Tess Stuber of Atlanta Gas Light, director; and Tonya Reed of Henry Plumbing Company, immediate past president. To learn more about NAWIC, visit http://www.nawic.org/
LAFAYETTE IN SAVANNAH 1825
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Davenport House Museum, 324 East State St., is hosting a living history program on Friday and Saturday nights in October. Visitors will embark on a candlelit tour of the historic house and experience events during Gen. Lafayette’s visit to Savannah in 1825. Admission is $22 in advance and $25 at the door. Reservations are recommended at http://www.
ROTARY DISTRICT 6920 PARTNERS TO PROVIDE LIFE-SAVING MEDICINE
(BRUNSWICK, GA) MAP International and Rotary District 6920 launched a partnership last Tuesday to provide life-saving medicines to local citizens who have fallen through the cracks of the healthcare system. For the full story, please visit http://thebrunswicknews.com/
news/local_news/map- international-adds-domestic- prescription-aid-program/ article_fa9689f0-a722-5275- aeed-28f9f0a43c60.html
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NEW GENERATION CONFERENCE
(ROTARY) On Friday, Oct. 27, the Rotaract Club of Armstrong State University will host the first “New Generations Conference” in District 6920 to bring together members of local Rotary clubs and Rotaract executives. Rotaract is a Rotary-sponsored community service organization for men and women ages 18 – 30. To learn more about Rotaract and the New Generation Conference, please visit https://www.
SUBIESTOCK CONCERT SUPPORTING PET RESCUE
(SAVANNAH, GA) Join the cool cats (and dogs) of Palmetto Animal League for the 2nd Annual SubieStock concert event supporting pet rescue from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 12, at Subaru of Hilton Head at Peacock Auto Mall in Bluffton. For more information, visit www.SubieStock.Eventbrite.com
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THE MUSEUM OF THE MIGHTY EIGHTH AIR FORCE
(POOLER, GA) (POOLER, GA) The National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force is pleased to announce the appointment of Scott W. Loehr as President and CEO. Scott will succeed Henry Skipper who announced his intended retirement earlier this year after over nine successful and meaningful years as head of the Mighty Eighth. As CEO, Loehr will be responsible for ensuring the stories of the heroes of the Eighth will not only continue to be told but will also be introduced to new generations. For more information, visit https://mysavannah.wordpress.
com/2017/10/06/national- museum-of-the-mighty-eighth- air-force-announces-new- presidentceo/. For more information on the museum, visit http://www.mightyeighth. org/
PARK PLACE OUTREACH NEEDS CASE MANAGER
(JOB OPENING) Park Place Outreach Youth Emergency Shelter seeks to hire an outreach case manager who will be responsible for managing clients’ care by assessing treatment needs and developing, monitoring and evaluating treatment plans and progress under the Street Outreach Program and Promoting Safe and Stable Families grants. Applications close on 10/31/17. For more information, visit https://mysavannah.
wordpress.com/2017/10/03/park- place-outreach-youth- emergency-shelter-seeks-to- hire-outreach-case-manager/
FIND A FINANCIAL ADVISER
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HOSPICE SAVANNAH UNVEILS NEW ART SHOW
(SAVANNAH, GA) The public is invited to meet Larry Levow and his students at the Hospice Savannah Art Gallery, 1352 Eisenhower Drive, on Thursday, Oct. 18, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The show hangs through the end of the year and, as always, a portion of sales benefits not-for-profit Hospice Savannah. Levow is a self-taught artist whose education and career were in the design field. For more information, visit http://www.
BUSINESS CONNECTION AT THE BALLPARK
(SAVANNAH, GA) Join the Savannah Area Chamber for networking with area professionals as bands play on the field at Historic Grayson Stadium on Thursday, Oct. 19. This is a casual musical and sports-themed business connection event. For more information or to make a reservation, visit http://www.
savannahchambernews.com/ events/bands-ballpark- business-connection-october- 19/
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(SAVANNAH, GA) Head-Up Guidance Service (HUGS) announces plans for their Halloween “Spooktackular” on Friday, Oct. 20, from 7 – 11 p.m. at Alee Temple, 100 Eisenberg Drive, 31406. $50 tickets include food & “spirits,” dancing, entertainment and a costume contest. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit http://www.
headsupsavannah.org/ or call 912-507-3662.
LADIES GUNS AND AMMO EVENT
(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Area Republican Women’s Club, in collaboration with Chatham County Sheriff John Wilcher, will hold the inaugural Ladies, Guns and Ammo event in the Lunch and Learn series on Saturday, Oct. 21, at Savannah Golf Club, 1661 E. President St. Ladies Guns and Ammo will be an educational event intended to instruct women on laws associated with handguns, as well as proper safety protocols. The event will feature gun law and safety classes, target practice and a luncheon. Classes are limited to 60 participants, and handguns will be provided. For more information, visit http://sarw.org/product-
SAVANNAH JAYCEES 75TH ANNIVERSARY GALA
(SAVANNAH, GA) On Saturday, Oct. 21, The Savannah Jaycees will celebrate 75 years of service with a gala that will include live music, dinner and dancing. As part of the event, the organization will present its Distinguished Leader Award, an annual tradition of the Savannah Jaycees intended to recognize a local resident who went above and beyond to embody the Jaycees creed “Service to Humanity is the Best Work of Life.” The gala will be held in the ballroom of the Embassy Suites at 6 p.m. This event is black tie optional. Tickets are $40 and can be purchased at https://www.eventbrite.com/
e/savannah-jaycee-75th- diamond-anniversary-gala- tickets-37148480104?aff=es2. For more information, visit http://savannahjaycees. com
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‘GRAB A BAG FOR KIDS’ AUCTION
(SAVANNAH, GA) Horizons Savannah announces the fifth annual ‘Grab a Bag for Kids’ will take place on Friday, Oct. 27, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Savannah Golf Club, 1661 E President St. Featured at the charity purse auction, both silent and live, are designer handbags from gently used to new, including premier brands such as Louis Vuitton, Prada, Saint Laurent, Kate Spade and Michael Kors to name a few. For more information, visit http://www.
horizonssavannah.org or call 961-8854.
ART TOUR ISSUES CALL FOR ARTISTS
(SAVANNAH, GA) Arts Resource Collective of Savannah (ARC) is partnering with Hospice Savannah, Inc. to present this year’s Arts and Artisans Tour on Thursday, Nov. 2. The tour features art and artists in several homes in the Historic District. Applications for the juried show can be found at http://www.arcsavannah.org/
aanda2017. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
CHIP OFF THE OLD BLOCK
(SAVANNAH, GA) Chip, an Australian cattle dog and American bulldog mix, is an 8 month old male puppy. He is currently living at Coastal Pet Rescue and needs a forever home after being rescued from a hoarding home of 97 animals. To view Chip and other pets available for adoption, visit: http://