(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, August 6, 2018

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PEACOCK SUBARU LOVES TO CARE CAMPAIGN 
(HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C.) In partnership with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Peacock Subaru delivered blankets and arts/craft kits to two local cancer centers as part of the Loves to Care campaign. The donations were presented to patients at the St. Joseph’s/Candler Hilton Head/Bluffton Radiation Oncology Center and the St. Joseph’s/Candler S.C. Cancer Specialists-Hilton Head. For more information visit

SPEROS WINS LOCAL FOOD DRIVE COMPETITION

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Technology Association of Georgia has announced that Speros, a full-service technology company in Savannah, won Most Points per Employee and Total Points for Savannah area in the 3rd annual Bytes for Bites – a two-week fund and food drive competition benefitting Georgia food banks. For more information, please visit http://www.wtoc.com/story/38790869/good-news-speros-wins-region-in-bytes-for-bites-competition Speros Bytes for Bites Competition

ENMARKET NAMED TITLE SPONSOR FOR SAVANNAH HOCKEY CLASSIC

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Sports Council announced that Enmarket is the new title sponsor for its Savannah Hockey Classic, an annual match-up between college hockey teams. For more information, http://www.savannahnow.com/sports/20180802/sports-briefs-enmarket-is-new-title-sponsor--for-savannah-hockey-classic Enmarket

SAVANNAH TRIBUNE CELEBRATES 143 YEARS

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Tribune is hosting A Biscuit Brunch and Sneaker Ball to celebrate their 143rd year of operation and 191st year for the Black Press THIS
Saturday, August 11, from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at The DeSoto, 15 East Liberty St. More information is coming soon on the event to include ticket prices, a special salute to journalists and ways to support a charitable organization all in honor of this anniversary celebration. Read The Savannah Tribune online at https://savannahtribune.com

ROTARY CLUB OF SAVANNAH NAMES PRESIDENT AND BOARD

(SAVANNAH, GA) Lowell Kronowitz, president and fourth-generation family owner of Levy Jewelers, has been named president of the Rotary Club of Savannah.

Kronowitz will be joined on the Rotary board of directors by secretary/treasurer Diana Morrison, sergeant-at-arms Roger Moss, along with Louisa Abbot, Todd Groce, Cecilia Russo Turner, Rick Belford, Jamie McCurry, Swann Seiler, Ellen Bolch, Trip Tollison, Dale Critz Jr., David Rosenblum and Marjorie Young. For more information visit https://carriagetradepr.com/rotary-club-savannah-announces-lowell-kronowitz-president-names-2018-board/

Lowell Savannah Rotary President

Lowell Kronowitz, Savannah Rotary President


CHARITY WINE TASTING TO BENEFIT PARK PLACE OUTREACH

(SAVANNAH, GA) Join Park Place Outreach Inc. in a charity wine tasting benefitting the youth emergency shelter. The event will be held at the Savannah Wine Cellar on Thursday, August 9, at 5:30 p.m. For more information: https://www.wsav.com/news/local-news/our-hometown-park-place-outreach-to-host-charity-wine-tasting/1336260350

DR. CANFIELD FITS PLAYERS FOR CUSTOM MOUTH GUARDS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Dr. Angela Canfield fitted the football teams of Savannah Christian Preparatory School and Jenkins High School for their custom mouth guards as part of the 2018 Canfield Mouth Shield Program. Mouth guards provide stability to the players’ jaws and cushion blows that can cause severe dental injuries such as broken teeth, fractured jaws, gum lacerations and injuries to their lips or tongue. For more information, visit
http://fox28media.com/news/local/local-dentist-helps-jenkins-football-players-guard-against-concussions

Custom Mouth Guard Fittings

Dr. Angela Canfield fits the football players of Jenkins High School and Savannah Christian Preparatory School for custom mouth guards.


SAVANNAH IS ‘KILLING IT’ IN THE FILM INDUSTRY

(SAVANNAH, GA) According to Charles Bowen, Savannah is on track for a record year in film spending. Check out his interview with Georgia Entertainment News for the latest on the local film landscape. https://georgiaentertainmentnews.com/2018/07/charles-bowen-savannah-on-track-for-a-record-year-in-film-spending/

EDUCATOR CREATES SPECIALIZED LEARNING PROGRAM AT BETHESDA ACADEMY

(SAVANNAH, GA) Susan Boatright, a credentialed educator, counselor and learning specialist, is developing a student success program for Bethesda Academy that will model an individualized learning plan for each student and provide academic, organizational and motivational support. For more information, visit https://carriagetradepr.com/bethesda-academy-hires-new-learning-specialist-and-creates-specialized-success-program-on-campus/

Susan Boatright New Learning Specialist at Bethesda Academy

Susan Boatright, Bethesda Academy’s New Learning Specialist


HINNERS NAMED ART DIRECTOR AT CLARK CREATIVE

(SAVANNAH, GA) Nate Hinners, an art director and designer with 10 years of experience, has been named Art Director at Clark Creative Communications.  Hinners’ position is one that will help Clark Creative continue to fulfill their mission of accelerating brands to generate results. His background in a variety of media – both traditional and digital – will allow the company to fulfill their strategic plan to become the creative force behind the South’s most inspirational brands.  For more information visit https://clarkcreativedesign.com/

Nate Hinners


PPO RECEIVES DONATION FROM SUSTAINATIVITY

(SAVANNAH, GA) Park Place Outreach Youth Emergency Shelter is the recipient of an over $5,000.00 donation from Sustainativity for new energy efficient appliances. The Shelter, located at 514 East Henry Street, is open 24 hours a day and offers a safe and loving environment to homeless, runaway and at-risk youth ages 11 to 17. For more information, please visit https://carriagetradepr.com/over-5000-presented-to-park-place-outreach-youth-emergency-shelter/

Park Place Outreach

Tommy Linstroth, founder of Sustainativity, presents a check of over $5,000.00 to Julie Wade, Executive Director of Park Place Outreach, for energy efficient appliances for the shelter.


2018 ENCOURAGE HEALTH EDUCATION SERIES LECTURE 3

(SAVANNAH, GA) Certified fitness trainer Janet McCarthy will present a free lunchtime lecture on Tuesday, Aug. 28, during the third of four 2018 Encourage Health Education Series events in Savannah. McCarthy will discuss the importance of fitness in the workplace and how it can benefit personal effectiveness, as well as, the organization’s bottom line. To RSVP for this or any of the upcoming lectures, visit www.healthysavannah.org. Seating is limited to 90 people.  Seats are still available for this presentation, but the lecture will be livestreamed on Healthy Savannah and the Enmarket Facebook pages. For more information visit https://ceciliarussomarketing.com/fitness-expert-janet-mccarthy-to-speak-at-aug-28-enmarket-encourage-health-education-event/ 

ROTARY AND KIWANIS CLUBS OF SKIDAWAY ISLAND HOST SECF FUNDRAISER

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Rotary Club of Skidaway Island and the Kiwanis Club of Skidaway hosted “A Nashville Night,” benefiting the Savannah Early Childhood Foundation (SECF). In combination with items auctioned, the event raised $11,000 for SECF. The money raised was matched by gift from Donald and Sandy Mayer. For more information about SECF, visit http://www.savannahecf.org

YOGA RELAY AND SILENT AUCTION TO BENEFIT FAMILY CAREGIVERS

(SAVANNAH,GA)  Kate Doran, owner of Savannah Power Yoga and SPRY Mind & Body is coordinating the third annual Yoga Relay and silent auction benefiting the Edel Caregiver Institute, a program of not-for-profit Hospice Savannah, Inc. The Yoga Relay is on Friday, August 24, at Service Brewing Company.  Individuals or teams may sign up for the Yoga Relay of one hundred sun salutations at www.SavannahPowerYoga.com/workshops, or call 912.349.2756. Registration is $30 and includes one drink ticket at the brewery and a swag bag. Yoga begins promptly at 6:00 p.m. and the silent auction closes at 8:30 p.m.

LOCAL KIDS RECEIVE CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS

(HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC) Audi Hilton Head and the Hilton Head Boys & Girls Club’s Fund-a-Need program provided scholarships for area children to attend sailing camp at the South Carolina Yacht Club at Windmill Harbour Marina. Kids were chosen for the sailing scholarships based on their responsibility, a desire to learn how to sail and a high level of comfort on the water.  For more information visit https://youtu.be/lGK8otqMfew

CHRIS TILTON FEATURED ON WRUU

(SAVANNAH, GA) WRUU’s Savannah Business Showcase featured Chris Tilton, President and Co-Founder of the Dewitt Tilton Group, speaking about the group’s recent community workshop and luncheon on “Critical Steps to Starting a Commercial Construction Project.” Watch the interview and learn about Tilton’s insider perspective on the topic on YouTube at https://youtu.be/ZEqMJ5xYL9I

FIVE COMMON SOCIAL MEDIA MISTAKES

(SAVANNAH NOW) Avoid common mistakes! Our own Cynthia Wright, junior partner of Carriage Trade Public Relations Inc. and Cecilia Russo Marketing, discusses five social media mistakes that are common for businesses to make. Read the full article here: http://www.savannahnow.com/business/20180719/wright-five-common-social-media-mistakes

OELSCHIG NURSERY INSTALLS ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Southeast’s oldest floral and landscape nursery has gone high tech. Founded in 1882, Savannah’s family-owned and -operated Oelschig Nursery, Inc., was recently outfitted for the 21st century by Speros, a full-service technology company in Savannah. The upgrade allows the business to maintain better client data as well as track and control inventory. For more information, visit speros.com, call 912-354-8900 or email info@speros.com Oelschig's Nursery

DID YOU KNOW? FACTS ABOUT SKINCARE

(SAVANNAH, GA) Low Country Dermatology shares skincare facts: “If your sunscreen regimen fails you, look for relief creams with vitamins C and E which may help limit damage to skin cells. More importantly: use better sunscreen habits & avoid it altogether!” To learn more about Low Country Dermatology, visit https://lcderm.com/

BIZPITCH SAVANNAH

(SAVANNAH, GA) Have an idea for a unique exciting new product or service? You only have until Aug 8th to apply for the new “BizPitch Savannah™” entrepreneurial competition; a kinder, gentler version of TV’s “Shark Tank.” It’s a chance to pitch your idea to a panel of judges with the potential to win $2500 in cash and a package of professional start-up business services worth an estimated $7,500. Competition rules and application forms are available at http://bizpitchsavannah.com
(GUYTON, GA) Join Faith Equestrian for their 1st Annual Boots and BBQ fundraising event. Come dressed in your favorite boots and cowboy hat to enjoy a Yee Haw evening of BBQ, country dancing and a great auction. Also get ready to compete in the best boots, best hat contest where you can win prizes, all to benefit Faith Equestrian’s Program to serve individuals with special abilities in our community. Saturday, Aug 18 at 6 PM. $40 single ticket, $70 couple. https://www.facebook.com/events/229427577674467/

SECOND ANNUAL THRIVE CONFERENCE TO BE HELD SEPTEMBER 5-6 ON HILTON HEAD ISAND

(HILTON HEAD, SC) Thrive, the second annual Women’s Conference presented in partnership by SCORE and The Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce, will take place at the Sonesta Resort on Hilton Head Island September 5th and 6th. Marjorie Young, founder of Carriage Trade Public Relations®, will be one of the keynote speakers. Cynthia Wright, Junior Partner of Carriage Trade Public Relations and Cecilia Russo Marketing, will be one of the breakout speakers. More information and registration is available here: https://www.hiltonheadchamber.org/chamber-events/2018-thrive-lowcountry-womens-conference/Thrive


PLAY GOLF FOR HOSPICE

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Hospice Savannah Golf Tournament, presented by USI Insurance Services, will be held at The Landings Club’s Plantation Course on Friday, September 7, 2018. Driving range and lunch will be available at noon, with a 1:15 p.m. shotgun start. Greens fees are $150 per golfer or $600 per foursome. Registration and sponsorship information is available at www.HospiceSavannah.org/Golf

ENMARKET SPONSORS SAVANNAH PHILHARMONIC

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Philharmonic announces Enmarket, as the new presenting sponsor for Savannah’s largest outdoor cultural event, Picnic in the Park. This year’s Picnic in the Park, in historic Forsyth Park is slated for Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, and around 20,000 people are expected to enjoy this year’s festivities, which are free and open to the public. For more information about the Savannah Philharmonic, please visit www.savannahphilharmonic.org Savannah Philharmonic

MEET SMOKEY

(SAVANNAH, GA) Coastal Pet Rescue introduces Smokey, a 7 year old Chihuahua mix.  Smokey enjoys long walks, rides in the car, and showing off his many impressive tricks.  Smokey is a little bit sensitive to strange sounds, sometimes scared, excited about other dogs/cats, and can react aggressively to other people.  He has made a big improvement but still needs a lot of love, attention, and patience.  To adopt Smokey, or any other animals from Coastal Pet Rescue, visit http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2018-d-265-smokey/