(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, February 16, 2016

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ENCOURAGE HEALTH SPEAKERS ANNOUNCED
(SAVANNAH, GA) Enmarket and Healthy Savannah are pleased to announce the lineup for the 2016 Encourage Health Education Series. This marks the third year for the speaker series, highlighting experts in the field of health, wellness, exercise and nutrition. For more information, visit: https://carriagetradepr.com/2016-encourage-health-education-series-speakers-named-by-enmarket-and-healthy-savannah/
HOOPS FOR HORIZONS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Horizons of Savannah announces plans for the 2nd Annual Louise Lauretti Hoops for Horizons Basketball Championship Tournament to be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 5 at Savannah Country Day School (SCDS). All proceeds from the event benefit Horizons, a summer program designed to help students from low-income families in the Savannah area achieve academic success. For more information, please visit: https://carriagetradepr.com/horizons-savannah-announces-2nd-annual-hoops-for-horizons-set-for-march-5/

GRETCHEN GREEN SCHOOL OF DANCE

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Gretchen Greene School of Dance (GGSOD, LLC/ TNT Dance) will be moving into a brand new building soon. The locally owned Wilmington Island business has announced they have engaged the Dewitt Tilton Group to begin construction on a new 5000 sq. ft. studio at 1007 Bryan Woods Loop on Whitemarsh Island. The building is scheduled to open for business this summer. For more information, visit https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2016/02/10/gretchen-greene-school-of-dance-to-open-new-studio-on-whitemarsh-island/.

10 SPEAKERS ANNOUNCED

(SAVANNAH, GA) STATE OF SMALL BUSINESS in Chatham – announces 2016 speakers and topics. For complete list, visit https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2016/02/04/score-and-wells-fargo-to-sponsor-the-state-of-small-business-conference-on-may-4-2016/

YOUTUBE

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WESTERN SIZZLIN’

(SAVANNAH, GA) Goodwill of the Coastal Empire has launched the Goodwill Ambassador program. Each month, the program will recognize a different local business that is employing people with disabilities or barriers and encouraging individual development through the power of work.The first Goodwill Ambassador award was presented to Terry Nickell, owner of Western Sizzlin’ restaurant in Jesup. Nickell has hired eight individuals through his partnership with Goodwill of the Coastal Empire over the past year. For more information, please visit: https://carriagetradepr.com/goodwill-ambassador-program-award-presented-to-owner-of-western-sizzlin/

KOLE MANAGEMENT

(MACON, GA / SAVANNAH, GA) Kole Management Co. (KMC), a Savannah-based apartment management & investment firm, recently acquired Legacy at River Crossing, a 200-unit apartment community in the affluent North Macon neighborhood of Arkwright. For more information, visit https://mysavannah.wordpress.com/2016/02/04/savannah-based-apartment-management-firm-kole-management-acquires-new-macon-property/

NEW WEBSITE

(SAVANNAH, GA) Low Country Dermatology is pleased to unveil a brand new website, http://lcderm.com. The site is designed for current and new patients looking for a Savannah dermatologist, answering a variety of skin-related questions. For more information, visit https://carriagetradepr.com/low-country-dermatology-releases-new-user-friendly-and-interactive-website/

YOGA

(SAVANNAH,GA) Fly, float and find your way with Faith Hunter and Savannah Yoga Center. Join us on February 20 and 21 for a weekend yoga workshop with Faith Hunter. 3 different sessions will make up this two day experience. Early bird registration discounts will end on February 14. For more information visit, http://savannahyoga.com/workshops

START A BUSINESS

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SBA

(SAVANNAH, GA) On February 15 and 17, The U.S. Small Business Association will have webinars focusing on Marketing Strategies and How To Access the WOSB Federal Contract Program Repository. To register for these free webinars, visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/webinar-marketing-strategies-tickets-21033629151 and https://www.eventbrite.com/e/webinar-how-to-access-the-wosb-federal-contract-program-repository-tickets-19930633060

SSU

(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah State University’s SRPI is hosting a Job and Internship Fair on Wednesday, February 17. Recruiters can interview potential employees or interns from 2:30 p.m.5:30 p.m. in Adams Hall on campus. There is no charge to recruit. Savannah State University offers a concentration in public relations and advertising as an option for students who are enrolled in the bachelor of arts mass communications degree program.
If someone is interested in participating, they should contact the job fair coordinator, LaBarbara “Bobbi” Bowman at 703.341.7776, or email:bobbibowman17@gmail.com

JAYCEES

(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah Jaycees is pleased to announce their 2016 Board of Directors and Executive Officers. Cheryl Lawrence is the incoming President for the non-profit organization and serves in this capacity until 2017. Other members of the executive board include Randi Hempel as Immediate Past President, Ken Adams as Vice President, Cynthia Wright as Vice President of Communications, Lauren Mathews as Vice President of Community Development, Patrick Spivey as Vice President of Membership, Ammie Dover as Director, Antwan Lang as Parliamentarian, Shannon Dempsey as Treasurer and Morgan Pence as Assistant Treasurer. For more information, visit http://www.savannahjaycees.com

NEED VOLUNTEERS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Savannah-Chatham County Animal Control is seeking volunteers to help with the animal shelter on Sallie Mood Drive throughout the year. No prior animal experience is necessary. Volunteers must be 18 years of age or older, children who are 16 or older can volunteer with a parent present. To sign up for volunteer orientation email jarmstrong@savannahga.gov. For more information, visit http://animalcontrol.chathamcounty.org