(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, December 3, 2018

By December 3, 2018Local NewsWIRE

Savannah’s

COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES

The Local Newswire


PEACOCK AUTOMOTIVE TO HOST SANTA’S WORKSHOP FOR LOWCOUNTRY KIDS 
(JASPER COUNTY, SC) Peacock Automotive announces the second annual “Santa’s Workshop” Christmas event will be held from 2 – 5 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 8. Families are invited to join in on gingerbread cookie decorating, Christmas caroling with local musician David Ross, a hot chocolate bar and hot dogs. Santa Claus will be available for photos. The event is free and open to the public. There will also be a toy collection drive for the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Lowcountry. All toys must be new and unused and can be dropped off at any dealership at Peacock Auto Mall from now leading up to the event. For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/PeacockAutoMall/ Peacock Automotive

PARK PLACE OUTREACH RECEIVES $4,200 WORTH OF PLUMBING FROM LOCAL ROTO-ROOTER 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Roto-Rooter Plumbers of Savannah donated $4,200 worth of plumbing equipment to Park Place Outreach Youth Emergency Shelter as part of their “Give the Gift of Plumbing” program. The home, which serves runaway, homeless and at-risk youth ages 11-17, received seven new toilets, a new garbage disposal and a new kitchen faucet. For more information visit https://www.savannahnow.com/business/20181201/bis-in-brief-roto-rooter-score-chatham-parkway-toyotasubaru-sterling-seacrest-rite-aid-harbor-foundation-100 

FELDER & ASSOCIATES RECEIVES NATIONAL RECOGNITION

(SAVANNAH, GA) Felder & Associates has been named as a Silver Winner in the 2018 Brick in Architecture Awards program for its work on the Bouhan Falligant building. Only 19 projects were selected for recognition. Felder serves as the design firm for the structure that anchors the south end of Savannah’s Forsyth Park and is the new home for the city’s oldest law firm. For more information, please visit http://savannahceo.com/news/2018/11/national-recognition-given-felder-associates-bouhan-falligant-design/

SAVANNAH TECHNICAL COLLEGE TO HOST 15TH ANNUAL GALA

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Opportunity Award Gala, the Savannah Technical College’s signature fundraising event, honors deserving civic leaders in our community for a lifetime of service in creating and enhancing opportunities for others to succeed. This year’s honoree is Ted Kleisner. Now in its 15th year, the event gathers 300 community and civic leaders for a celebratory evening honoring a special individual. The evening also showcases the talents of students enrolled in the college’s award-winning Culinary Arts programs. Proceeds go to support the renovation of 7 West Bay Street to house the college’s Savannah Culinary Institute. The 2018 sponsors include Cecilia Russo Marketing, Gulfstream, AT&T, Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce / Visit Savannah, BankSouth, Hansen Architects, Dick Eckburg, Bob Jepson, Don Waters, Stratton Leopold and others. Seats are still available. Please call 912.443.3019 or email rlawson@savannahtech.edu for more information.

LSEGA ALUMNI TO OPEN CITIZENS BANK & TRUST IN RICHMOND HILL 

(RICHMOND HILL, GA) Local banking executives, Jon Seagraves and Brad Brookshire announced they have teamed with Citizens Bank and Trust to open a full-service banking office in Richmond Hill. Both Seagraves and Brookshire have lived in Richmond Hill for many years, and are eager to revitalize the face of local, community-oriented banking to better serve the rapidly expanding market. Both Seagraves and Brookshire are also alumni of Leadership Southeast Georgia. For more information, please visit https://citizensga.com/about/news/were-expanding-to-richmond-hill

SAVANNAH SCORE PRESENTS “WHO ARE MY CUSTOMERS AND WHERE ARE THEY?”

(SAVANNAH, GA) This seminar, the latest offering in Savannah SCORE’s popular “Tools to Grow Your Business” series, will focus on helping aspiring business owners and existing businesses get a better understanding of their customers’ profile and where they are located. Gary Johnson, Certified Mentor for SCORE and a subject matter expert in marketing and operations for manufacturing, distribution and retail industries will be speaking. The seminar is on December 12, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at SCORE Savannah, 111 E. Liberty Street, Savannah. Registration is required, and seats are limited. The cost is $20, payable in advance or at the door. To register call SCORE at 912-652-4335. https://savannah.score.org/

15 to 20 ROTARIANS TO TRAVEL TO INDIA, NEW TRIP PLANNED

(DISTRICT 6920) A second trip is being planned to India to immunize children from polio. This is a 10-day journey, starting on January 29, 2019, in New Deli. The cost for the program is $2,115. Contact Nancy Barbee for details. nbarbee@gmail.com

HELP SMASH ALZHEIMERS!

(SAVANNAH, GA) Help Smash Alzheimers! Take a video of you smashing something (anything), post it to your social media and mention the website, www.SmashAlzheimers.com. This is a fundraiser, so get to smashing! For more information, please contact John Whitwell at jwhitwell2003@yahoo.com.

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE NEW GUARD

(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah Magazine announces the next generation of entrepreneurs, business leaders and innovators. These community and business leaders have distinguished themselves by their professional achievements and philanthropic service within Savannah and the Coastal Empire: http://www.savannahmagazine.com/new-guard-2018/ 

AUNT LAURIE’S FINALIST FOR EXCELLENCE IN WORKPLACE DIVERSITY AWARD

(KIAWAH ISLAND, SC) The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce recently honored several businesses that realize diversity and inclusion is as important to the community as it is to the success of the business. Aunt Laurie’s was one of three finalists for the Workplace Diversity Award in the small/medium employer category. www.auntlauries.com

LDSS KICKS OFF 3-21 CAMPAIGN

(SAVANNAH, GA) Did you know that people with Down Syndrome have three copies of chromosome 21-? The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS) has kicked off their 3-21 Year End Giving Campaign which will run through December 31. You can donate at ldssga.org

BETHESDA ACADEMY FARM FEATURED

(SAVANNAH, GA) Bethesda Academy Farm and Gardens Director, Merrin Slocombe shares the value and importance of Bethesda’s farm for students in this Connect Savannah article: https://www.connectsavannah.com/savannah/back-to-the-farm/Content?oid=11060534

NLAWS AT HOME DELIVERS FRESH GROCERY ORDERS TO ST. JOSEPH’S / CANDLER

(SAVANNAH, GA) NLaws Produce at Home recently launched a partnership with St. Joseph’s/Candler to deliver fresh groceries to health system co-workers in a convenient manner. Co-workers can log in with their badge numbers on NLaws at Home’s website to customize weekly orders of food items. The local grocery delivers the orders to both hospital campuses every Thursday from 2 to 5 p.m. EmployAbility, a local non-profit that is focused on workforce development and community integration for adults with developmental disabilities, has partnered with NLaws at Home to make delivery packaging easier. For more information, please visit http://www.savannahtribune.com/articles/nlaws-produce-at-home-partners-with-st-josephs-candler-to-deliver-fresh-groceries-to-employees/

(Left to right) Jesse Lewis, James Watson, Kevin Roberts, Maria Poncy and Cimerion Watson, volunteers with EmployAbility, package NLaws at Home food items for St. Joseph's / Candler orders.

(Left to right) Jesse Lewis, James Watson, Kevin Roberts, Maria Poncy and Cimerion Watson, volunteers with EmployAbility, package NLaws at Home food items for St. Joseph’s / Candler orders.


SAVANNAH VET, A SCORE BIZPITCH WINNER, LAUNCHES PET CARE APP

(SAVANNAH, GA) Dr. Jason King, CEO of Live Oak Veterinary Neurology, has launched the new “Heel!” veterinary network app to promote quality pet care and medication compliance. The free app will send medication reminders to pet owners and helps them communicate with veterinary professionals on prescription refills, therapy details and other pet health issues. For more information, please visit www.heelapp.com Read more here: https://www.savannahbusinessjournal.com/news-categories/computers-technology/8760-nov-19-savannah-vet,-dr-jason-king,-launches-pet-care-reminder-app,-%E2%80%9Cheel%E2%80%9D.html

SPEROS PRESENTS MONTHLY TIPS: PHISHING

(SAVANNAH, GA) Do you know what phishing is? From advance-fee scams to spoofed email addresses, phishing has been a common attack. It is critical to understand how phishing works with so many variations of the scam being out there. Learn more here: https://www.pii-protect.com/security_news_letters/send_file/39/attachment/?brand_key=uyjmd 

FACEBOOK ADVERTISING COSTS BY INDUSTRY

(OPEN FOR BUSINESS®) Check out the Facebook advertising costs broken down by industry from 2018: https://fitsmallbusiness.com/how-much-does-facebook-advertising-cost/

ENMARKET LAUNCHES FRICTIONLESS CHECKOUT

(SAVANNAH, GA) Enmarket convenience stores are making an enhancement to their mobile app that will allow customers to buy items through their phones and save a trip to the register. Enmarket, one of the first convenience store chains in the U.S. to use the new mobile payment technology, has partnered with Skip, a mobile self-checkout service. The technology is designed to reduce the speed of checkout from an average of 60 seconds to an instant checkout action controlled by the customer. For more information on Skip Frictionless Checkout, please visit


DEWITT TILTON GROUP LAUNCHES REDESIGNED WEBSITE

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Dewitt Tilton Group, a commercial construction firm located in Savannah, has launched a redesigned website. The new website provides prospective clients with information on the commercial design and construction process along with a portfolio of projects in progress and completed work. For more information, please visit https://www.savannahbusinessjournal.com/news-categories/68-state-regional-news/8713-nov-9-dewitt-tilton-group-launches-redesigned-website.html The Dewitt Tilton Group

ENMARKET HOCKEY CLASSIC SCHEDULED FOR JAN. 18-19

(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah’s favorite Enmarket Hockey Classic will be held Friday, January 18, through Saturday, January 19. Become a sponsor and entertain clients or reward employees with tickets and VIP passes. Sponsorships and ticket packages not only include the VIP experience, but many other great marketing assets including in-game and fan experience opportunities. To confirm your sponsorship, call Julie Musselman at 912.484.6688. To purchase tickets, please visit https://www.etix.com/ticket/e/1008674/enmarket-hockey-classic-savannah-savannah-civic-centermartin-luther-king-arena?cobrand=savannah-new&partner_id=224&utm_source=Main+List&utm_campaign=275ac4b0d9-Newsletter_11_7_18&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_bbf981802e-275ac4b0d9-52055773

MEET DANISH

(SAVANNAH, GA) Coastal Pet Rescue introduces Danish, a nine-month old female American Shorthair. Danish is a petite young lady. She is a bit of a wild child and loves to climb and play. Her adventurous nature makes her lots of kitty friends! She has never met another kitten she doesn’t love. To adopt Danish or to view other animals available for adoption visit http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2018-c-031-danish/