(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, February 11, 2019

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OWNER OF ROTO-ROOTER PLUMBERS OF SAVANNAH CELEBRATES LIFE AND 45 YEARS IN BUSINESS
(SAVANNAH MORNING NEWS) Sherry Daniel, owner of Roto-Rooter Plumbers of Savannah, is celebrating 45 years in business. “And I think I’m the luckiest girl in the world to own the rights to a name that’s recognized all over the world like Roto-Rooter is and because of that I’m the one that ended up with it. I was the one who was willing to make the sacrifices and I still do this day.” She tells her full story here: https://www.savannahnow.com/business/20190210/roto-rooter-of-savannah-owner-celebrates-life-her-45-year-love-for-plumbing  

2019 AUTISM CONFERENCE – FEB. 28 – MARCH 1

(SAVANNAH, GA) Autism activist Temple Grandin, widely acknowledged as one of the world’s most accomplished and best-known autistic adults, will be the keynote speaker when the Matthew Reardon Center for Autism hosts its 2019 Autism Conference Feb. 28 and March 1 at the Savannah Convention Center. The conference comes as estimates indicate that one in 59 children born in the United States will be diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. With a full list of speakers and a reverse job fair, the conference is an excellent education resource for our region. For more information, please visit  https://2019autismconference.com/  2019 Autism Conference

CHRIS TILTON ON BEING THE LOCAL STAR REP IN THE AREA 

(SAVANNAH CEO) Chris Tilton, President of the Dewitt Tilton Group, talks to us about them being the star rep in the area and what exactly that means. Learn more in this Savannah CEO video interview: http://savannahceo.com/video/2019/02/chris-tilton-being-local-star-rep-area/

LEADERSHIP SOUTHEAST GEORGIA 2019 KICKS OFF

(SOUTHEAST GA) Leadership Southeast Georgia kicked off at Little St. Simons in Glynn County. This year’s participants were offered a glimpse of Coastal Georgia’s natural resources on day one with a tour of the Brunswick port and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Day two focused on examining communication preferences and styles and the impact on one’s approach to leadership using the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and featured a leadership challenge scavenger hunt with participants exploring three different terrains on the island. For more information, please visit https://carriagetradepr.com/leadership-southeast-georgia-2019-class-kicks-off-at-little-st-simons-in-glynn-county/

Leadership Southeast Georgia 2019 Class Kicks Off

Leadership Southeast Georgia 2019 Class Kicks Off


HOSPICE SAVANNAH OYSTER ROAST

(SAVANNAH, GA) Join Hospice Savannah for their second annual oyster roast in memory of Sammy Moore. The event will be on Sunday, Feb. 17, from 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. at the Isle of Hope Marina. Come and enjoy locally harvested oysters, chili, beer, wine, other beverages, and desserts. Live music provided by Midtown Pickers. All proceeds will support Hospice Savannah’s life enriching programs and services. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hospice-savannah-oyster-roast-tickets-53644847182

SAVANNAH SCORE PRESENTS “LESSONS LEARNED DURING THE EARLY YEARS OF OWNING A SMALL BUSINESS”

(SAVANNAH, GA) As part of the “Tools to Grow Your Business” Seminar Series, SCORE is presenting a panel of successful small business owners from Savannah who will share strategies and tips to overcome typical challenges, operational issues and pitfalls as faced by entrepreneurs during the early stages of building a business. Intended for entrepreneurs planning to start a business or in the early launch stage, the session will provide an opportunity for attendees to seek advice on a broad range of topics. The panelists are Greg Stinson, former owner of Comfort Keepers, Linda Fuller, owner of La Terra Natural Oils, and Gregg Black, owner of Patriot Postal Services. This panel discussion is on Thursday, February 21, from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm at SCORE Savannah, 111 E. Liberty Street, Savannah. Registration is required. Seats are limited. The session fee is $20, payable in advance or at the door. To register call SCORE at 912-652-4335. For more information, please visit https://savannah.score.org/

TYBEE TIME BUSINESS CONNECTION – FEB. 21

(SAVANNAH, GA) Join the Savannah Are Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, Feb., 21 for an after-hours business connection meeting at The Deck Beachbar & Kitchen! What better way to end the day? Read more here: http://www.savannahchambernews.com/events/tybee-time-business-connection-february-21/

ROYAL FLUSH CASINO NIGHT – FEB. 28 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Roto-Rooter Plumbers of Savannah will present “The Royal Flush Casino Night” on Thursday, Feb. 28, at the Savannah Station, 601 Cohen St., with all of the proceeds going to benefit families at the Ronald McDonald House of the Coastal Empire. The casino-themed party will feature heavy hors-d’oeuvres, an open bar, live music, dancing and complimentary casino. Individual tickets for the event are $55 and $85 per couple. Festivities begin at 7 p.m. Guests can “go all in” to support this event, which will feature Black Jack, Roulette, Craps, Texas Hold’em and Wheel of Fortune with the opportunity to win up to $3,500 in cash and other prizes. To buy tickets for the Royal Flush Casino Night, please visit https://rotosavannah.com/royal-flush-casino-night Roto-Rooter Plumbers of Savannah

CREATIVE PEOPLE NEED TO PROTECT THEIR WORK

(SAVANNAH, GA) The entertainment industry is growing in Savannah. Producers, directors, talent, writers and other creative professionals need to be considering ways to protect their work, especially when dealing with financing, production, and licensing, location releases and labor and union counsel. For more information, please visit http://www.thebowenlawgroup.com/ 


HUNDREDS TURN OUT FOR PEACOCK SUBARU’S PUPPY BOWL WATCH PARTY

(SAVANNAH, GA) Peacock Subaru was featured in Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl XV on Super Bowl Sunday, giving national recognition to some of the adoptable pups under the care of the Palmetto Animal League. In celebration of the event, Peacock Subaru held a Puppy Bowl Watch Party, complete with tailgating refreshments provided by One Hot Mama’s and music from co-host 104.9 The Surf. The Palmetto Animal League brought adoptable dogs to join the party, and guests were welcome to bring their own pups! Hundreds came out to support the feature on national television. For more information, please visit http://www.wtoc.com/2019/02/04/peacock-subaru-palmetto-animal-league-featured-animal-planets-puppy-bowl-xv/  

JANUARY OPEN FOR BUSINESS®: THE POWER OF LEADERSHIP TRAINING

(SAVANNAH, GA) Did you miss the January session of Open for Business®? You can still watch the video and chime in with questions! We discussed the power of leadership training and had Lee Beckmann, Chair of Leadership Southeast Georgia, join us to give us an expert opinion. To view the video, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/CarriageTradePublicRelations/videos/316533875643375/

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ENMARKET ANNOUNCES NEW HEADQUARTERS LOCATION ON CHATHAM PARKWAY

(SAVANNAH, GA) Enmarket, the Savannah-based convenience store chain, plans to build a new headquarters building as part of a new complex at Ogeechee Road and Chatham Parkway. The lot has been cleared and site work is currently underway. The company will build a new 22,000-square-foot office structure along with a second building of equal size that will be used as flex space and will provide room for future expansion. For more information, please visit https://cstoredecisions.com/2019/01/24/enmarket-plans-new-headquarters/ 

Enmarket

(Left to right) Peter Meyer, Director of Construction & Facilities; Angie Bivens, Director of Finance; Doug Carroll, Director of Real Estate; Matt Clements, Vice President of Marketing; Brett Giesick, President; Libby Bates, Vice President of Operations; Brent Scoggins, Construction Manager


FELDER & ASSOCIATES LAUNCHES NEWLY DESIGNED WEBSITE 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Felder & Associates has just launched their redesigned website, felderassociates.net. Designed by Speros, a full-service technology company in Savannah, the site has been restructured to better feature the architecture and design firm’s growing portfolio of work specializing in historic preservation, architectural design, project management, construction administration and interior design. Felder and Associates New Website

NATIONAL STUDY CONFIRMS HORIZONS SAVANNAH’S APPROACH TO STUDENT SUCCESS

(SAVANNAH, GA) A recent national study confirms that students who participate in Horizons programs have better school attendance, higher academic outcomes, fewer disciplinary referrals and fewer grade retentions. For the full story, please visit http://savannahceo.com/news/2019/01/national-study-confirms-horizons-savannahs-long-term-approach-student-success/ Horizons Savannah

SPEROS PRESENTS WEEKLY TIPS

(SPEROS TECHNOLOGY) Mystery shopping can be a great way to earn some extra cash by providing feedback on your shopping experiences at specified retailers. Although many legitimate mystery shopping programs exist, phony opportunities are out there, so do your homework before you sign up! Watch the video to learn more here: https://www.pii-protect.com/MicroTrainings/micro_training_view/127?brand_key=uyjmd&ID=53755 

2018: THE GREATEST YEAR EVER FOR SAVANNAH’S FILM AND TV INDUSTRY

(CONNECT SAVANNAH) WHAT DO an aging assassin hunting his clone, a football-playing private investigator trying to exonerate his daughter, an escaped slave interacting with famous historical figures, and an upper-class cocker spaniel falling in love with a street smart mutt all have in common? Read Charles Bowen’s film column in Connect Savannah to find out: https://www.connectsavannah.com/savannah/2018-the-greatest-year-ever-for-savannahs-film-and-tv-industry/Content?oid=11550628

OPTIMIZING FACEBOOK

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LEADERSHIP ACADEMY FOR HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS

(WTOC) Dawn’s Daughter holds quarterly session focusing on empowering young women: http://www.wtoc.com/2019/01/20/dawns-daughters-holds-quarterly-session-focusing-empowering-young-women/ 

“A WORLD APART” WORLD WAR II MEMORIAL HONORED BY JEWISH WAR VETERANS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Jewish War Veterans in Chatham County gathered to honor Eric Meyerhoff, a retired architect and one of the men responsible for River Street’s World War II monument and the Savannah Riverwalk. The memorial, which honors local Jewish War Veterans and is titled, “A World Apart,” represents the Pacific and European theaters of war. The project’s fundraising campaign was led by founder and president of Cecilia Russo Marketing, LLC, Cecilia Russo Turner. Visitors can walk through the globe structure and read the names of those who served. For the full story, please visit https://www.savannahnow.com/news/20190113/jewish-war-veterans-post-320-salute-eric-meyerhoff-for-design-construction-of-a-world-apart-world-war-ii-memorial 

SHOPPING BOUTIQUE AND PLANT SALE BENEFIT LOCAL CHARITIES 

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Market at 3 West Ridge, a unique Shopping Boutique and Plant Sale, will benefit two local charities, HUGS (Heads-Up Guidance Services) and Family Promise of Greater Savannah.  This three day event sponsored by St. Peter’s Episcopal Church (Skidaway Island at 3 West Ridge Road) begins Tuesday evening, February 12th, 5pm-7:30pm with wine and hors d’oeuvres. It continues on the 13th (10am-5pm) and the 14th (10am-4pm).
Your $5 ticket and fabulous purchases help support two worthy community causes! For more information, please visit https://www.thecoastalbuzz.com/2019/01/15/st-peters-to-raise-thousands-for-family-promise-hugs/

TEDX SAVANNAH CALLS FOR SPEAKERS FOR 2019

(SAVANNAH, GA) TEDxSavannah is now taking speaker applications. The theme for the 10th anniversary event is “Southern Momentum.” In your application, you will need to communicate how the theme will drive the content of your TEDx talk. Apply here: https://www.cognitoforms.com/TEDxSavannah1/TEDxSavannah2019SpeakerApplication

LOCAL ROTARY CALLS FOR VOLUNTEERS

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Rotary Club of Savannah is searching for volunteers to serve as community readers for the second annual Savannah Rotary Read-In on Wednesday, March 13, from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Last year’s inaugural event drew 526 volunteer readers who read to students in 566 classrooms. This year, Savannah-Chatham public schools plans to add pre-kindergarten to the list, which means Rotarians and volunteers will read to students in 600 pre-k through third-grade classrooms in 32 schools. To register to read at the Savannah Rotary Read-In, please sign up here by March 7: https://www.srri-signup.com/ 

MEET PRUDENCE

(SAVANNAH, GA) Coastal Pet Rescue introduces Prudence! Prudence is a 2-year-old small mixed dog. Prudence loves a good routine. She is extremely smart and happy young lady. She loves older children, she’s a little afraid of cats, and she loves other dogs. She would love a family of her own above all else, however! For more information on Prudence or any of Coastal Pet Rescue’s other cats and dogs for adoption, please visit http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2018-d-356-prudence/