(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNITY HEADLINES, April 27, 2020

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THERMAL SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS AND COVID-19
(SAVANNAH, GA) Because of the aggressive speed at which the Coronavirus is spreading, thermal surveillance cameras are showing up, front and center, as a way to scan individuals’ body temperatures as a fever detection device. As security experts, scDataCom hopes to shine light on the matter in order to inform you of the ways thermal surveillance cameras are being used as a tool during COVID-19.https://safecitysav.com/blog/its-getting-hot-in-here

PARK PLACE OUTREACH RECEIVES GRANT FROM BANK OF AMERICA

(SAVANNAH, GA) Bank of America awards grant to Park Place Outreach to promote economic mobility. The grant will be used to provide for the basic needs and support services for residents. For more information on the Bank of America Charitable Foundation, please visit

LUNCHTIME LECTURE

(SAVANNAH, GA) Melissa Gratias, the author of the new children’s book, “Captain Corona and the 19 COVID Warriors Explains Pandemic to Kids,” will present a free online lecture about Creativity during Quarantine on April 28 at 12 noon. This event is hosted by Creative Coast.

IVOLUNTEER INTERNATIONAL

(OPEN FOR BUSINESS) If you want to volunteer, explore opportunities in Savannah and worldwide with IVolunteer International 


SAVANNAH BUSINESS UPDATES HELPS COMPANIES CONNECT WITH CUSTOMERS

(VISIT SAVANNAH) Visit Savannah is providing a free, up-to-date list of business openings, closures and more. Business owners can get their business featured on the page by filling out an online form.

PEACOCK AUTOMOTIVE BRINGS CARS TO CUSTOMERS

(PEACOCK AUTOMOTIVE) In response to concerns about COVID-19. Peacock Automotive dealers have expanded the ways people can shop for a new or used car without leaving the safety and comfort of their homes. Services include a video walk-around, no-obligation drop-off for test driving at home, and local home delivery. https://www.peacockautomall.com/ 

NO SIMPLE LIFE

(SAVANNAH, GA) Nervous Man Shouldn’t be Here in the First Place: The Life of Bill Baggs introduces readers to one of the most influential editors they’ve never heard of. In this first biography of the late Miami News editor, Savannah-based author Amy Paige Condon retraces how an orphaned boy from rural Georgia covered and impacted some of the 20th century’s biggest stories – Civil Rights, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the Vietnam War – by wielding his pen like a scalpel to get to the truth. The book is now is available for pre-orders by UGA Press. https://ugapress.org/book/9780820354972/a-nervous-man-shouldnt-be-here-in-the-first-place/?fbclid=IwAR215NTZZvG0iTTaqUD4E4B7G4inINRegfDga9PP5eDgt6KBo6WcbwbSp1g


IGTV

(SOCIAL MEDIA EXAMINER) Instagram TV, is it for you? IGTV According to Cisco, there will be 1.9 billion internet video users, representing 80% of internet traffic, by the end of 2021. Social media trends back this statement up. SimilarWeb research reveals that users are now spending 53 minutes per day consuming content on Instagram. The only social media site where people spend more time is Facebook, averaging 58 minutes per day. https://www.socialmediaexaminer.com/igtv-for-business-new-research-for-marketers/

THRIVE-THRU CURBSIDE CASSEROLE MENU:

(SAVANNAH, GA) Thrive Catering is offering a pre-order casserole menu, with weekly curbside pickup at 2700 Gregory St. #200, Savannah, 31404.
Thrive is a full-service green certified caterer, with a healthy twist using local ingredients and professional sanitary practices. Order online: https://forms.gle/9BBTStrNj3iXwHoh8 Tel: 912-508-6068

EBOOKS AND MORE

(LIVE OAK LIBRARIES) Live Oak Public Libraries provides virtual services and digital content to support you at home. Access ebooks, movies, games and activities, virtual programs, and more – anytime and from any device. https://liveoakpl.org/home

EMPLOYMENT LAW AND COVID 19 

(OPEN FOR BUSINESS) What small business owners need to know about employment law during Covid-19. Attorney Wade Herring explains.


WJCL

(WJCL) Do you have a business or provide a service that can help your fellow residents? WJCL wants to hear about it. Fill out the form below to be featured in their Shop Local guide. Make sure to include your business name, category, hours and contact information https://www.wjcl.com/article/georgia-lowcountry-small-businesses-with-shop-local/32259621

COMMUNITY HEADLINES LIVE

(#WeAreSavannah)  Today at 9:00 AM watch COMMUNITY HEADLINES LIVE on Marjorie Young’s YouTube channel. Guests include Amy Condon, Kerri Goodrich and Nipuna Ambanpola. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxOJUEs5ZW54RYeXxRc0pjQ?view_as=subscriber

JJ NEEDS A HOME

(COASTAL PET RESCUE) Hello, I’m Jean luc (or JJ as my foster parents call me). I’m a 4 year old yorkie and 8 pounds of fluff! I am fully house trained. http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2020-d-092-jean-luc/