Peacock Automotive Opens New Multi-Million Dollar Jaguar Land Rover Dealership

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Peacock Automotive Opens New Multi-Million Dollar Jaguar Land Rover Dealership

(JASPER COUNTY, SC) A grand opening celebration for the renovated Jaguar Land Rover Hilton Head dealership will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 6.

Area dignitaries and the public are invited to join Peacock Automotive and Jaguar Land Rover USA executives for the ribbon cutting and will be able to tour the new 20,000-square-foot plus Jaguar Land Rover dealership, which is equipped with state-of-the-art technologies such as an area designated for customizing your vehicle. The $4 million facility also features a high-end service lounge, work stations with WiFi and a gourmet coffee bar.

At the event, guests will be able to enjoy heavy hors d’oeuvres and beer and wine from SERG Catering. A special presentation will feature a performance from a bagpipe band.

“This is an exciting expansion,” said Warner Peacock, president and CEO of Peacock Automotive. “The demand for the Jaguar Land Rover brand had far outgrown the existing dealership, and this new facility showcases the brand’s models that are known worldwide.”

With a name based on a look, Jaguar is a recognized luxury brand headquartered in Coventry, England. From its inception in 1935, Jaguar has been known for its sports cars and respected for the integrity of their engineering.

First designed in 1947, the Land Rover has excellent off-road capabilities while maintaining its luxurious status. The two brands were eventually joined to create Jaguar Land Rover luxury vehicles.

Chris Edenfield, previously sales manager at Jaguar Land Rover Columbia, is the new General Manager of the Jaguar Land Rover Hilton Head, located at 145 Drivers Way at Peacock Auto Mall.

For more information, visit https://www.jaguarhiltonhead.com or https://www.landroverhiltonhead.com, or call 843-208-1500.

ABOUT PEACOCK AUTOMOTIVE
Peacock Automotive owns and operates 12 automotive dealerships representing 21 brands in Ga., S.C. and Fla., employing more than 700 individuals. The company’s headquarters are located at Peacock Auto Mall on U.S. 278, five miles east of I-95 at Exit 8 near Bluffton, S.C. The dealerships at the Auto Mall include Peacock Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram Fiat, Peacock Subaru, Porsche of Hilton Head, Audi Hilton Head, Jaguar Land Rover Hilton Head, Peacock Hyundai Hilton Head, Genesis of Hilton Head, and Hilton Head Volkswagen. Additionally, the company owns Peacock Hyundai Savannah, Genesis of Savannah and Savannah Volkswagen in Savannah, Ga. Other holdings include Jaguar Land Rover Columbia, Peacock Hyundai Columbia and Hyundai Genesis of Columbia. Its subsidiary, Peacock-Griffey Automotive, owns Peacock Ford in the Orlando area of Fla. Peacock Automotive also owns and operates the Peacock Collision Center in Bluffton, S.C., and Peacock Insurance in Ga., S.C. and Fla. For more information about Peacock Automotive, call (843) 208-1258 or visit https://www.peacockautomotive.com/

CONTACT
Jill Jauch
Peacock Automotive
265 Drivers Way
Hardeeville, SC 29927
Office: (843) 208-1217
jj@peacockautomotive.com

Carriage Trade Public Relations Announces October Open for Business®: How To Keep Up With Video Marketing

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Carriage Trade Public Relations Announces October Open for Business®: How To Keep Up With Video Marketing

(SAVANNAH, GA) Join Carriage Trade Public Relations®, Inc. for the October session of their monthly Open for Business® series. This month’s topic is focused on video marketing, and how it has taken 2019 by storm. Cynthia Cradduck, Junior Partner, and Skylar Lanier, Public Relations Specialist, will host the conversation on Wednesday, October 30, at noon.

Open for Business® is a monthly online social media article review series, where current marketing articles are discussed that will help your business become more competitive. It is held on the last Wednesday of every month at noon via Facebook Live on Carriage Trade Public Relations’ account.

The article this month can be found here: https://www.oneupweb.com/blog/video/the-rise-of-video-marketing/

For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/2597112347042933/

ABOUT CARRIAGE TRADE PUBLIC RELATIONS®, INC.
Carriage Trade Public Relations, Inc. is Savannah’s premier reputation management company. Founded in 1995 by Marjorie Young to help businesses increase their visibility in their community and globally online through its trademarked strategy, the REPUTATION MATRIX™ method.

MEDIA CONTACT
Cynthia Cradduck
Junior Partner
912.856.9075
savannahpublicrelations@gmail.com



(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, October 28, 2019

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FINAL LECTURE OF 2019 ENMARKET ENCOURAGE HEALTH SERIES

(SAVANNAH, GA) The 2019 season of the Enmarket Encourage Health Educational Series will wrap up this Tuesday, Oct. 29, with a presentation by sports science professional Katie Balthrop, founder of Savannah Sport & Wellness, on the benefits of strength training at any age. For more information, visit healthysavannah.org.

Katie Balthrop , Savannah, Sport and Wellness
Katie Balthrop , Savannah, Sport and Wellness

JAGUAR LAND ROVER DEALERSHIP GRAND OPENING

(JASPER COUNTY, SC) A grand opening celebration for the renovated Jaguar Land Rover Hilton Head dealership will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 6. Area dignitaries and the public are invited to join Peacock Automotive and Jaguar Land Rover USA executives for the ribbon cutting and will be able to tour the new 20,000-square-foot Jaguar Land Rover dealership, which is equipped with state-of-the-art technologies such as an area designated for customizing your vehicle. The $4 million facility also features a high-end service lounge, work stations with WiFi and a gourmet coffee bar. For more information, visit https://www.jaguarhiltonhead.com or https://www.landroverhiltonhead.com, or call 843-208-1500.

THE FIFTH ANNUAL BRA PROJECT WRAPPED UP WITH BRAS & BUBBLY EVENT

(BLUFFTON/BEAUFORT, SC) The Fifth Annual Bra Project concluded its tour of the Lowcountry with the Bras & Bubbly evening event on Oct. 24, when the winner of the student competition for best-designed bra was revealed. Bras & Bubbly also held a silent auction featuring pieces donated by local artists who have a breast cancer story to share. All proceeds from the event benefited DragonBoat Beaufort and local cancer survivors. To learn more about the event, visit https://www.wsav.com/buddy-check-3/5th-annual-bra-project-celebrates-conclusion-with-bra-bubbly-event/.

The Bra Project
The Bra Project

THE DEWITT TILTON GROUP WELCOMES AARON CRADDUCK AS SUPERINTENDENT

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Dewitt Tilton Group is pleased to announce that Aaron Cradduck has joined the Savannah area commercial construction company as a superintendent. Cradduck will be responsible for ensuring quality construction practices and timely builds to meet clients’ commercial construction needs. For more information, visit http://savannahceo.com/news/2019/10/lowcountry-commercial-construction-firm-dewitt-tilton-group-welcomes-new-superintendent-aaron-cradduck/.

ENMARKET AWARDED BEST ORIGINAL DESIGN

(POOLER, GA) Enmarket’s newest location in Pooler has won the Convenience Store News’ the Best Original Design Award. Enmarket was selected for this national recognition due to its modern, inviting aesthetic and the ease with which the store layout allows customers to find what they need. To read more, visit https://csnews.com/convenience-store-news-2019-store-design-contest-best-original-design#close-olyticsmodal.

OPEN FOR BUSINESS®: HOW TO KEEP UP WITH VIDEO MARKETING 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Join Carriage Trade Public Relations®, Inc. for the October session of their monthly Open for Business® series. This month’s topic is focused on video marketing, and how it has taken 2019 by storm. Cynthia Cradduck, Junior Partner, and Skylar Lanier, Public Relations Specialist, will host the conversation on Wednesday, Oct. 30, at noon. The article this month can be found here: https://www.oneupweb.com/blog/video/the-rise-of-video-marketing/. You can tune in to watch on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/2597112347042933/.

UNITED WAY REACHES 48% OF GOAL AT HALFWAY POINT

(SAVANNAH, GA) United Way of the Coastal Empire’s annual fundraising campaign is in full speed! Seven weeks into the 2019 campaign, the organization announced that $3,916,874 has been raised toward its $8,150,000 goal.  The results were reported at the Mid-Campaign Rally held at Calhoun Square.  To learn more visit http://savannahceo.com/news/2019/10/united-way-coastal-empire-reaches-48-its-overall-fundraising-goal-halfway-point/.

WEAR GREEN DAY

(SAVANNAH, GA) Join Park Place Outreach and Green Truck Pub as they raise awareness for National Runaway Prevention Month this November! Come out to Green Truck Pub on Tuesday, Nov. 12, from 11 a.m. – 11 p.m., wearing green for a chance to win one of two $100 gift cards. Green Truck Pub will also be matching donations given to Park Place Outreach for the day. You don’t want to miss it! To learn more visit https://www.facebook.com/events/498041954080836/.

NEW DATE FOR SCORE’s 2ND ANNUAL BIZPITCH SAVANNAH™ 

(SAVANNAH, GA) On Nov. 1, 2019, Savannah’s award-winning chapter of SCORE will present its popular “BizPitch Savannah™” entrepreneurial competition. This “Shark Tank”-style event, which is free and open to the public, will be held from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at The Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm Street. For more information about “BizPitch Savannah™ 2019,” go to http://bizpitchsavannah.com.

BETHESDA BLAZERS UNDEFEATED IN REGION

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Bethesda Academy Blazers continue their 2-A Region season undefeated after a win against Thomas Heyward Academy on Friday. Under the leadership of coach Antwain Turner, the Blazers hope to carry the same determined spirit into their game next weekend at home against Spartanburg Christian. Read the full article to learn more about the Blazers and their rise to the top of the region: https://www.savannahnow.com/sports/20191018/bethesda-alone-at-top-of-region-after-beating-thomas-heyward-28-16.

SCAD SAVANNAH FILM FESTIVAL

(SAVANNAH, GA) The SCAD Savannah Film Festival will kicked off this past Saturday, complete with a red carpet, actors and industry professionals from across the country. It is a transformative week for all involved, and it solidifies Savannah’s prominent place in film as Georgia continues to grow its presence in the industry. Read the full article on the festival week here: https://www.savannahnow.com/news/20191019/tinseltown-down-south-scad-savannah-film-festival-now-staple-of-locals-industry-alike.

KEEP YOUR PLUMBING CLEAN THIS HALLOWEEN

(SAVANNAH, GA) As Halloween approaches, plumbing is likely the last thing on your mind, but fall festivities are in full swing and it’s easy to have a family-fun activity turn into a nightmare. If you plan on carving pumpkins soon, ensure the pulp and seeds make it to the trash and do not get flushed down the toilet or sink. The pulp from inside the pumpkin will create a nice sticky clog in your drains. It can also harden over time and cause multiple other issues, including garbage disposal issues. If you do need a plumber, Roto-Rooter Plumbers of Savannah will have you covered: https://rotosavannah.com/.

WSAV AND PEACOCK AUTOMOTIVE “PAY IT FORWARD”

(SAVANNAH, GA) WSAV and Peacock Automotive “Pay It Forward” this month with a surprise donation to the Telfair Mammography Fund.  To learn more, watch the video below.

REGULAR CHECKUPS ARE IMPORTANT

(SAVANNAH, GA) Regular dental visits are important because they can help spot oral health problems early on when treatment is likely to be simpler and more affordable. They also help prevent many oral problems from developing in the first place. For more information, visit http://www.sandflyfamilydental.com.

Sandfly Family Dental, Savannah Dentist, Savannah Public Relations, Carriage Trade Public Relations, Cecilia Russo Marketing

DONATIONS NEEDED FOR ALZHEIMER’S PATIENTS

(RICHMOND HILL, GA) The Bryan County Health and Rehabilitation Center are in need of donations to help their patients. They are asking for new or gently used dolls and doll clothing for doll therapy, stuffed animals, air diffusers, time period trivia books, toiletry bags, arts and craft supplies, an indoor floor basketball hoop, among other items. If you have items you would like to give, contact Lauren or Latoya at 912-756-6131 or visit https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bryan-County-Health-and-Rehabilitation/138743449521576.

FREE BOARD TRAINING

(SAVANNAH, GA) United Way of the Coastal Empire invites you to take your leadership to the next level. Learn how to join a nonprofit board, the roles and responsibilities of an effective board member, core governance structure, key governance principles that distinguish exceptional boards, and tools and practices of exceptional boards. Training is led by the Georgia Center for Nonprofits. The event is free and open to the public on October 29, from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm at 428 Bull Street in Savannah. RSVPs are required and space is limited – reservations online at uwce.org/events.

FOREIGN TRADE ZONES: SHOW ME THE MONEY

(SAVANNAH, GA) World Trade Center Savannah (WTCSav) will host “Foreign-Trade Zones: Show Me the Money,” a Global Education Program, on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 1:30 – 5 p.m. at World Trade Center Savannah, 131 Hutchinson Island Road. The program is free and open to the public, but registration is required at www.wtcsavannah.org.

LOCAL ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY GROWING

(SAVANNAH, GA) According to the Savannah Regional Film Commission, these productions accounted for $120 million in direct spending locally and had a total economic impact of well over $250 million in 2018 alone. One of the major reasons for this boom in the local film and television industry is the Savannah Entertainment Production Incentive offered by the Savannah Economic Development Authority. Every business can benefit from tapping into the local entertainment industry. The Savannah Film Alliance is a great resource for getting connected. For more information, contact the SFA Founder, Charles Bowen, or visit www.thebowenlawgroup.com.

Charles Bowen
Charles Bowen

SAVANNAH SCORE WORKSHOP

(SAVANNAH, GA) What do you need to know to create a successful business? Whether you are an aspiring entrepreneur or a small business owner, you need real-world tools, knowledge and insights in order to succeed. The “Business Launchpad: How to Start, Manage, and Grow a Successful Business” offers exactly that. The workshop, led by expert SCORE Business mentors, will take place on Saturday, April 13, at SCORE Savannah. To register, please call the Savannah SCORE office at 912-652-4335 or email us at scoresav70@gmail.com. The session fee is $49 ($20 for Students and members of the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce), and includes all workshop materials, lunch, beverages and a flash drive with all workshop content.

JA SAVANNAH BUSINESS HALL OF FAME

(SAVANNAH, GA) The 20th Annual JA Savannah Business Hall of Fame will take place Thursday, November 7th at 6 pm at the Savannah Convention Center. This event will honor Craig Harney of WTOC and Cliff McCurry of Sterling Seacrest Partners (pictured left to right). For more information, visit http://www.georgia.ja.org/hall-of-fame-savannah.

MEET CHEVY

(SAVANNAH, GA) Meet Chevy. Chevy had a rough start in life. This frightened little guy was found under the hood of a car and brought to the rescue. It took some time for him to learn to trust humans, but now he’s figured out just how much fun it is to be a kitten. He loves to play and wants all of your attention. He runs to greet his foster when she gets home just like a dog. He gets along well with the other cats and dogs in the household and would be great with kids. To adopt Chevy, go to http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2019-c-063-chevy/

The Fifth Annual Bra Project Will Wrap Up with Bras & Bubbly Event

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The Fifth Annual Bra Project Will Wrap Up with Bras & Bubbly Event (BLUFFTON/BEAUFORT, SC) The Fifth Annual Bra Project will conclude its tour of the Lowcountry with the Bras & Bubbly evening event on Thursday, Oct. 24, when the winner of the competition for best-designed bra will be revealed.
The Bra Project
The Bra Project
The event will run from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Thibault Gallery at 815 Bay St., Beaufort, South Carolina. The Bra Project competition includes 13 bras designed by students from Hilton Head High School, May River High School and Bluffton High School. The bras have been on a display tour collecting votes from the public throughout October. In addition to recognizing the student whose bra design received the most votes, Bras & Bubbly will hold a silent auction featuring pieces donated by local artists who have a breast cancer story to share. Guests will also enjoy light refreshments and music. The student-designed bras will be displayed in the gallery during the week leading up to Bras & Bubbly. All proceeds from Bras & Bubbly ticket sales and the silent auction will be donated to DragonBoat Beaufort’s support of local cancer patients and survivors in Beaufort County. Guests can buy tickets at the door or online with eventbrite: https://bit.ly/2VnGBeJ “We are so excited to host Bras & Bubbly again,” said Dr. Audrey Klenke, plastic surgeon and principal of Pinnacle Medical Group. “It is such a wonderful way to bring the community together to celebrate the work these students have put into raising awareness for breast cancer, as well as to honor the contributions of local artists and the women of DragonBoat Beaufort. Bras & Bubbly gives us all a time to reflect on what we have accomplished in the name of breast cancer awareness, and then we’ll do it all again next year.” This marks the fifth year Pinnacle Medical Group has organized The Bra Project and the second year the group has hosted the Bras & Bubbly event. To learn more about The Bra Project, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/669092870274765/
The Bra Project
The Bra Project
ABOUT THE PINNACLE MEDICAL GROUP The Pinnacle Medical Group is the locally owned and operated parent company of Pinnacle Plastic Surgery, PURE Medical Spa and Beaufort Dermatology. Principal, Dr. Audrey Klenke is the only board-certified female plastic surgeon in Bluffton, South Carolina and is affiliated with multiple outpatient centers in the area, as well as, Beaufort Memorial Hospital and Hilton Head Hospital. Pinnacle Plastic Surgery and PURE Medical Spa are located at 7 Mallet Way, Bluffton, SC 29910. Beaufort Dermatology is located at 1096 Ribaut Road, Beaufort, SC 29902. For more information, please call (843) 815- 6699, or visit http://pinnaclemd.com/, http://pinnacleplasticsurgery.com/, http://puremedspamd.com/ and http://www.beaufortdermatology.com/.

(SAVANNAH, GA) COMMUNiTY HEADLiNES, October 21, 2019

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THE FIFTH ANNUAL BRA PROJECT WILL WRAP UP WITH BRAS & BUBBLY EVENT

(BLUFFTON/BEAUFORT, SC) The Fifth Annual Bra Project will conclude its tour of the Lowcountry with the Bras & Bubbly evening event this Thursday, Oct. 24, when the winner of the student competition for best-designed bra will be revealed. Bras & Bubbly will also hold a silent auction featuring pieces donated by local artists who have a breast cancer story to share. The event will run from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Thibault Gallery at 815 Bay St., Beaufort, Sc. You can purchase tickets at the door or online with eventbrite: https://bit.ly/2VnGBeJ. All proceeds from the event benefit DragonBoat Beaufort and local cancer survivors. To learn more about the event, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/669092870274765/.

2019 GRAB A BAG FOR KIDS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Horizons Savannah announces its seventh annual charity luncheon and purse auction, Grab a Bag for Kids, will take place at 11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 25, at The Plantation Club at the Landings. The auction will include gently-used, vintage and new designer handbags, bags from local designers and special new silent auction packages that include trips, tickets to events and other local and regional items. For more information on the Grab a Bag for Kids charity luncheon and purse auction and to learn more about sponsorships and donations, visit https://www.horizonssavannah.org/ or call 912-961-8854.

UNITED WAY RALLY

(SAVANNAH, GA) Let’s rally! Head over to Calhoun Square (Abercorn & Taylor Streets) on Wednesday, Oct. 23, for United Way of the Coastal Empire’s Mid-Campaign Rally to hear from the heart of our community. #WeAreOne and together we can make an impact in preparing children to succeed in school, providing pathways for financial stability, and improving the health for all needing safety and services. Tickets are $10 and include lunch. For more information, visit    https://uwce.org/events/

ENMARKET AWARDED BEST ORIGINAL DESIGN

(POOLER, GA) Enmarket’s newest location in Pooler has won the Convenience Store News’ the Best Original Design Award. Enmarket was selected for this national recognition due to its modern, inviting aesthetic and the ease with which the store layout allows customers to find what they need. To read more, visit https://csnews.com/convenience-store-news-2019-store-design-contest-best-original-design#close-olyticsmodal.

BETHESDA BLAZERS UNDEFEATED IN REGION

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Bethesda Academy Blazers continue their 2-A Region season undefeated after a win against Thomas Heyward Academy on Friday. Under the leadership of coach Antwain Turner, the Blazers hope to carry the same determined spirit into their game next weekend at home against Spartanburg Christian. Read the full article to learn more about the Blazers and their rise to the top of the region: https://www.savannahnow.com/sports/20191018/bethesda-alone-at-top-of-region-after-beating-thomas-heyward-28-16.

SCAD SAVANNAH FILM FESTIVAL

(SAVANNAH, GA) The SCAD Savannah Film Festival will kick off this Saturday, Oct. 26, complete with a red carpet, actors and industry professionals from across the country. It is a transformative week for all involved, and it solidifies Savannah’s prominent place in film as Georgia continues to grow its presence in the industry. Read the full article on the festival week here: https://www.savannahnow.com/news/20191019/tinseltown-down-south-scad-savannah-film-festival-now-staple-of-locals-industry-alike.

STEM BOOKS DONATED THROUGH PEACOCK LOVES LEARNING INITIATIVE

(JASPER CO, SC) Peacock Subaru Hilton Head, as part of its effort to improve education in its community, donated 150 award-winning STEM books to Okatie Elementary School. The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) partnered with Peacock Subaru Hilton Head to supply the books for donation. For more information visit https://youtu.be/g-ICjOrqY0E or call 843-208-1258.

GET INVOLVED IN YOUR COMMUNITY TODAY

(SAVANNAH, GA) This is your chance put your leadership skills to use! There are 26 positions on city and county boards, commissions and authorities that need to be filled by skilled, knowledgeable and dedicated professionals. These positions provide an opportunity to get involved directly in administration and participate in the governmental process.  Beginning Monday, October 14 through Friday, October 25 at 5 p.m., the mayor and aldermen of the City of Savannah will be accepting applications for appointment the following boards, commissions and authorities: http://savannahga.gov/392/Boards-Commissions-Authorities.

KEEP YOUR PLUMBING CLEAN THIS HALLOWEEN

(SAVANNAH, GA) As Halloween approaches, plumbing is likely the last thing on your mind, but fall festivities are in full swing and it’s easy to have a family-fun activity turn into a nightmare. If you plan on carving pumpkins soon, ensure the pulp and seeds make it to the trash and do not get flushed down the toilet or sink. The pulp from inside the pumpkin will create a nice sticky clog in your drains. It can also harden over time and cause multiple other issues, including garbage disposal issues. If you do need a plumber, Roto-Rooter Plumbers of Savannah will have you covered: https://rotosavannah.com/.

REGULAR CHECKUPS ARE IMPORTANT

(SAVANNAH, GA) Regular dental visits are important because they can help spot oral health problems early on when treatment is likely to be simpler and more affordable. They also help prevent many oral problems from developing in the first place. For more information, visit http://www.sandflyfamilydental.com.

5TH ANNUAL LOWCOUNTRY ANNIE OAKLEYS CHARITY CLAYS TOURNAMENT

(SAVANNAH, GA) Lowcountry Annie Oakleys, in partnership with United Way of the Coastal Empire, held its 5th Annual Lowcountry Annie Oakleys Charity Clays Tournament to benefit CURE Childhood Cancer, Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Coastal Empire, and United Way of the Coastal Empire. Along with sporting clays, the day-long event included a 75 shot tournament, Lewis Class scoring, raffles, chef station, Bourbon tasting, and after-party with awards, cocktails, hors-d’oeuvres, and live music. To learn more visit www.lowcountryannieoakleys.com.

FINAL LECTURE OF 2019 ENMARKET ENCOURAGE HEALTH SERIES

(SAVANNAH, GA) The 2019 season of the Enmarket Encourage Health Educational Series will wrap up on Tuesday, Oct. 29, with a presentation by sports science professional Katie Balthrop, founder of Savannah Sport & Wellness, on the benefits of strength training at any age. For more information, visit healthysavannah.org.

Katie Balthrop , Savannah, Sport and Wellness
Katie Balthrop , Savannah, Sport and Wellness

OPEN FOR BUSINESS®: HOW TO KEEP UP WITH VIDEO MARKETING 

(SAVANNAH, GA) Join Carriage Trade Public Relations®, Inc. for the October session of their monthly Open for Business® series. This month’s topic is focused on video marketing, and how it has taken 2019 by storm. Cynthia Cradduck, Junior Partner, and Skylar Lanier, Public Relations Specialist, will host the conversation on Wednesday, October 30, at noon. The article this month can be found here: https://www.oneupweb.com/blog/video/the-rise-of-video-marketing/. You can tune in to watch on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/2597112347042933/

DONATIONS NEEDED FOR ALZHEIMER’S PATIENTS

(RICHMOND HILL, GA) The Bryan County Health and Rehabilitation Center are in need of donations to help their patients. They are asking for new or gently used dolls and doll clothing for doll therapy, stuffed animals, air diffusers, time period trivia books, toiletry bags, arts and craft supplies, an indoor floor basketball hoop, among other items. If you have items you would like to give, contact Lauren or Latoya at 912-756-6131 or visit https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bryan-County-Health-and-Rehabilitation/138743449521576.

FREE BOARD TRAINING

(SAVANNAH, GA) United Way of the Coastal Empire invites you to take your leadership to the next level. Learn how to join a nonprofit board, the roles and responsibilities of an effective board member, core governance structure, key governance principles that distinguish exceptional boards, and tools and practices of exceptional boards. Training is led by the Georgia Center for Nonprofits. The event is free and open to the public on October 29, from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm at 428 Bull Street in Savannah. RSVPs are required and space is limited – reservations online at uwce.org/events.

FOREIGN TRADE ZONES: SHOW ME THE MONEY

(SAVANNAH, GA) World Trade Center Savannah (WTCSav) will host “Foreign-Trade Zones: Show Me the Money,” a Global Education Program, on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 1:30 – 5 p.m. at World Trade Center Savannah, 131 Hutchinson Island Road. The program is free and open to the public, but registration is required at www.wtcsavannah.org.

JAGUAR LAND ROVER COLUMBIA WINS REGIONAL LAND ROVER TREK 2020

(COLUMBIA, SC) Jaguar Land Rover Columbia took first place in the regional Land Rover TReK 2020, Land Rover North America’s off-road driving skills competition. Represented by Dustin Nielsen, Jeffery Thomas and Matt Wheeler, Jaguar Land Rover Columbia competed against 52 teams in six waves. Their team will now go on to compete against five other regional teams California in January. For more information, visit https://www.jaguarcolumbia.com/ or https://www.landrovercolumbia.com/.

Jaguar Land Rover Columbia TReK Team
Jaguar Land Rover Columbia TReK Team

PARK PLACE OUTREACH RECEIVES FEDERAL GRANT

(SAVANNAH, GA) Congressman Earl L. “Buddy” Carter announced a federal grant of $200,000 for Park Place Outreach. The grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will be used to fund their 24 hour emergency shelter for children. For more information, visit https://www.wsav.com/news/local-news/park-place-outreach-getting-more-federal-dollars-to-help-fight-teen-homelessness/.

LOCAL ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY GROWING

(SAVANNAH, GA) According to the Savannah Regional Film Commission, these productions accounted for $120 million in direct spending locally and had a total economic impact of well over $250 million in 2018 alone. One of the major reasons for this boom in the local film and television industry is the Savannah Entertainment Production Incentive offered by the Savannah Economic Development Authority. Every business can benefit from tapping into the local entertainment industry. The Savannah Film Alliance is a great resource for getting connected. For more information, contact the SFA Founder, Charles Bowen, or visit www.thebowenlawgroup.com.

Charles Bowen
Charles Bowen

BETHESDA HIRES NEW DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONS

(SAVANNAH, GA) Bethesda Academy, a private boarding and day school for young men in grades six through 12, has hired a veteran teacher with state and national credentials as director of admissions. Tia Adkins comes to Bethesda with nearly two decades of experience in the classroom. To learn more, visit www.bethesdaacademy.org.

Tia Adkins
Tia Adkins

NEW DATE FOR SCORE’s 2ND ANNUAL BIZPITCH SAVANNAH™ 

(SAVANNAH, GA) On Nov. 1, 2019, Savannah’s award-winning chapter of SCORE will present its popular “BizPitch Savannah™” entrepreneurial competition. This “Shark Tank”-style event, which is free and open to the public, will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at The Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm Street. For more information about “BizPitch Savannah™ 2019,” go to http://bizpitchsavannah.com.

ISLE OF HOPE ART & MUSIC FEST

(SAVANNAH, GA) Mark your calendars: the Isle of Hope Art & Music Fest is returning Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019. Come enjoy great food and music and shop at over 100 artists stalls. Bring the kids for fun activities too. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/IsleOfHopeArtMusicFest/?eid=ARBkvtjIY-fbtdu_rRSVNFllRzqaLtO0sEmZctgvAcOpFQST3m8EMjYzs8TcM87YynYLHX0eEd5UxcVT.

KOMEN BIG WIG PARTICIPANT, TANYA MILTON

(SAVANNAH, GA) Tanya Milton of the Savannah Tribune has been selected as one of this year’s Komen Big Wig participants. As such, Milton is raising awareness and funds to fight breast cancer.  To donate to Milton’s campaign, visit http://coastalgeorgia.info-komen.org/goto/tanya.

SAVANNAH SCORE WORKSHOP

(SAVANNAH, GA) What do you need to know to create a successful business? Whether you are an aspiring entrepreneur or a small business owner, you need real-world tools, knowledge and insights in order to succeed. The “Business Launchpad: How to Start, Manage, and Grow a Successful Business” offers exactly that. The workshop, led by expert SCORE Business mentors, will take place on Saturday, April 13, at SCORE Savannah. To register, please call the Savannah SCORE office at 912-652-4335 or email us at scoresav70@gmail.com. The session fee is $49 ($20 for Students and members of the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce), and includes all workshop materials, lunch, beverages and a flash drive with all workshop content.

JA SAVANNAH BUSINESS HALL OF FAME

(SAVANNAH, GA) The 20th Annual JA Savannah Business Hall of Fame will take place Thursday, November 7th at 6 pm at the Savannah Convention Center. This event will honor Craig Harney of WTOC and Cliff McCurry of Sterling Seacrest Partners (pictured left to right). For more information, visit http://www.georgia.ja.org/hall-of-fame-savannah.

MEET MAC

(SAVANNAH, GA) Meet Mac. If you’re looking for an all-around great dog, Mac is your guy. He waits patiently to be let out of his kennel and while you put his leash on. He LOVES toys – especially squeaky toys and he is an expert at getting the squeaker out with minimal fluff-shed! But squeaky tennis balls… those are his absolute favorite!! He also loves playing with people and his canine friends, but he’ll settle down for a nap or some cuddle time and kisses too. Not to mention how handsome and photogenic he is!! Full of puppy love and puppy play, Mac is sure to steal your heart with his zest for life and all of the love he has to give. He can’t wait for his new family to find him. To adopt Mac visit http://coastalpetrescue.org/adopt/view/2019-d-051-mac/.

Award-winning STEM Books Donated to Okatie Elementary School through Peacock Loves Learning Initiative

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Award-winning STEM Books Donated to Okatie Elementary School through Peacock Loves Learning Initiative

(JASPER COUNTY, S.C.) Peacock Subaru Hilton Head, as part of its effort to improve education in its community, donated 150 award-winning STEM books to Okatie Elementary School.

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) partnered with Peacock Subaru Hilton Head to supply the books for donation. With more than 120,000 members and 262 affiliated societies that reach over 10 million individuals, AAAS is dedicated to advancing science, engineering and innovation throughout the world for the benefit of all people.

“We are thrilled that we’ve been able to show continued support for Okatie Elementary School through the Subaru Loves Learning initiative over the years,” said Warner Peacock, president and CEO of Peacock Automotive. “Our team and customers strive to improve the education and the lives of those in this community and we hope to honor this tradition for many years to come.”

The dealership, located at Peacock Auto Mall on Highway 278 near Bluffton, S.C., asked customers to create custom, personalized labels for each of the books.

Okatie Elementary is a National Blue Ribbon School that has earned “Palmetto Gold” statewide honors for student achievement and for closing achievement gaps. Its mission is to meet students’ academic needs while promoting character development, leadership and healthy lifestyles.

For more information about Peacock Automotive or the Peacock Subaru Hilton Head dealership, visit https://www.peacockautomotive.com/ or call (843) 208-1258.

ABOUT PEACOCK AUTOMOTIVE
Peacock Automotive owns and operates 12 automotive dealerships representing 21 brands in Ga., S.C. and Fla., employing more than 700 individuals. The company’s headquarters are located at Peacock Auto Mall on U.S. 278, five miles east of I-95 at Exit 8 near Bluffton, S.C. The dealerships at the Auto Mall include Peacock Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram Fiat, Peacock Subaru, Porsche of Hilton Head, Audi Hilton Head, Rover Hilton Head, Peacock Hyundai Hilton Head, Genesis of Hilton Head, and Hilton Head Volkswagen. Additionally, the company owns Peacock Hyundai Savannah, Genesis of Savannah and Savannah Volkswagen in Savannah, Ga. Other holdings include Jaguar Land Rover Columbia, Peacock Hyundai Columbia and Hyundai Genesis of Columbia. Its subsidiary, Peacock-Griffey Automotive, owns Peacock Ford in the Orlando area of Fla. Peacock Automotive also owns and operates the Peacock Collision Center in Bluffton, S.C., and Peacock Insurance in Ga., S.C. and Fla. For more information about Peacock Automotive, call (843) 208-1258 or visit https://www.peacockautomotive.com/

CONTACT
Jill Jauch
Peacock Automotive
265 Drivers Way
Hardeeville, SC 29927
Office: (843) 208-1217
jj@peacockautomotive.com

Bethesda Hires Veteran Educator with State, National Credentials to Direct Admissions

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Bethesda Hires Veteran Educator with State, National Credentials to Direct Admissions

(SAVANNAH, GA) Bethesda Academy has hired a director of admissions who is a veteran teacher with state and national credentials and nearly two decades in the classroom.

Tia Adkins joins the staff at the private college-preparatory day and boarding school for young men in grades six through 12.

Tia Adkins
Tia Adkins

“Ms. Adkins brings a wealth of experience to this position, and we are delighted that experience ranges from classroom teaching to statewide remediation to work with national curriculum publishers,” said Michael Hughes, president of Bethesda. “Her leadership will be invaluable to the students we serve.”

Her education career began in Gadsden and Pooler elementary schools, where she became a finalist for Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools’ teacher of the year and was named the 2006 Grammy Foundation Character Through the Arts national teacher of the year. She also served as the local school district’s literary specialist for two years.

At the state level, Adkins worked on a literacy project funded by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. In the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement, she led teams of teachers at struggling schools who were working to find innovative ways to teach in challenging situations. As a mentor to other teachers, she taught how to implement Common Core curriculum elements and other strategies and worked often with low-achieving schools in remediation efforts.

She also spent six years with Scholastic Achievement Partners, now Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, as a manager of professional learning. Plus, she has worked as an independent contractor writing content for a new pre-kindergarten curriculum and is the author of the forthcoming book “Setting the Standards for Centers.”

Adkins earned her bachelor’s degree in early childhood education at Armstrong State College and has a master’s degree in education from Cambridge College in Boston.

“It’s exciting to open a new chapter in my education career, working with older, college-bound students,” Adkins said. “Bethesda Academy fills a unique niche in Savannah education, and I’m proud to be a part of an education program with centuries of experience in serving youth.”

ABOUT BETHESDA ACADEMY
Founded in 1740, Bethesda Academy is the oldest child-care institution in the United States. Now it is a private day and boarding school for young men in grades six through twelve and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The 650-acre campus features a variety of athletic teams, a wildlife management and organic farming program and college preparatory curriculum. Through its “Lead The Way” initiative, students have access to exclusive integrated learning and leadership opportunities. For more information, visit www.bethesdaacademy.org or call 912.644.4376.

MEDIA CONTACT
Cynthia Cradduck
Carriage Trade Public Relations®, Inc.
Cecilia Russo Marketing
cynthia@carriagetradepr.com
912.856.9075