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Savannah Speech and Hearing Center to Receive $10,000 Award from Governor’s Mini-Grant Program

Savannah Speech and Hearing Center’s Sound Start program, Savannah’s only auditory/oral preschool program, was recently announced as an award winner for Governor Nathan Deal’s Early Language and Literacy Mini-Grant Program and will receive a $10,000 grant.

Attorney Andrew Dekle Named Partner at Bouhan Falligant

Bouhan Falligant LLP recently announced that Andrew Dekle has become a partner. Dekle practices primarily in the areas of civil litigation, corporate and employment law, collections, and bankruptcy. He represents individuals, businesses, and government agencies.

Page International Announces Team of the Quarter

Page International, Inc., a Savannah-based worldwide logistics service provider, recently awarded its Team of the Quarter for the fourth quarter of 2017 to one of its Ocean Export Documentation teams.

Rite Aid Donates $5,000 to Savannah Speech and Hearing Center through KidCents Holiday Wishes Program

Savannah Speech and Hearing Center, Savannah’s only nonprofit dedicated to speech pathology and audiology needs, recently accepted a $5,000 gift as a part of the total $2.2 million donated to local charities throughout the country within The Rite Aid Foundation KidCents network.

Georgia Tech-Savannah to Host Open House for New Director of the Center of Innovation for Logistics

The open house will honor Matt Markham with a breakfast reception and brief remarks as he is welcomed as the new director of the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics.

New Realtor Joins Cora Bett Thomas Realty Team

Mary Kathryn Smith has joined the experienced Cora Bett Thomas team of agents as a new realtor. In this role, she will assist both sellers and buyers in the Savannah metro area.

The Cotton Sail Hotel Inducted Into Historic Hotels of America

The Cotton Sail Hotel, Savannah’s hottest boutique hotel overlooking the Savannah River, was recently inducted into Historic Hotels of America®. The inducted historic hotels represent independent hotels, brands, and collections from across the U.S. from 13 different states.

The Savannah Speech and Hearing Center Announces 2018 Officers of Board of Directors

The Savannah Speech and Hearing Center, a nonprofit organization serving clients with speech pathology and audiology needs, is pleased to announce the 2018 officers for its board of directors.

Supply Chain Expert to Teach Negotiation Skills at First Learners & Leaders Series of 2018

Georgia Tech-Savannah’s first Learners & Leaders session of 2018, “Three Key Principles of Influence: Driving Business Deals and Effective Negotiations,” will be led by G’Sean Williams, executive director of supply chain and supplier performance for SMS Advisors. The course will take place on Thursday, February 8, from 7:30 – 9:30 a.m. Attendees will learn negotiation skills and planning, people conditioning, trading value for value, contract terminology, and their Personal Negotiation Style.

Senior Citizens Inc. Collecting Blankets for Seniors

Senior Citizens, Inc. (SCI), a local non-profit dedicated to helping people age successfully kicked off their 14thannual blanket drive at Starbucks on 135 W. Bay Street on Tuesday, January 9. SCI is collecting new blankets to help seniors, without adequate heating, keep warm this winter. Starbucks is offering anyone donating a new blanket through the end of January at one of their stores, a free tall hand-crafted Blond Expresso drink of their choice or any size regular fresh-brewed coffee. New blankets may also be dropped off SCI headquarters on Bull Street, WSAV-TV, and at designated locations throughout The Landings until February 16.

Governor Nathan Deal, Dulany Industries, and Greenfield Environmental Trust Group Announce New SeaPoint Deepwater Industrial Terminal Complex in Savannah, Ga.

Today, Dulany Industries and Greenfield Environmental Trust announced SeaPoint Industrial Terminal Complex, a landmark site that features a mile-long private deepwater frontage along the main Savannah River shipping channel as well as class I rail service on-site and easy access to the Georgia Ports Authority and major interstates like I-95 and I-16.

Page International Launches New Website

Page International, Inc., a Savannah-based worldwide logistics service provider, recently launched a newly-revamped website. This redesigned website, designed by ES&Co. Studios, offers quick and easy access to essential information, updated company news and events, and a resource center with links to a currency converter, container specifications, and tariff rules, among others.

Community Support Needed to Meet $100,000 Senior Citizens Inc. Capital Campaign Match Challenge

Anonymous donors have pledged $100,000 to help Senior Citizens Inc. fund expansions necessary to meet the rapidly growing needs of the aging population in our area. However, a total of $100,000 in matching gifts is required from the community by October 31 to obtain the funds. 

Georgia Tech-Savannah Seeking Corporate Sponsors for Georgia Intern Fellowship for Teachers Program

Georgia Tech-Savannah is seeking corporate sponsors for its Georgia Intern Fellowship for Teachers (GIFT) program, a professional development program that provides paid summer internships in industry workplaces and university laboratories for Georgia K-12 School teachers in STEM related disciplines. GIFT offers teachers “real world” applications of the subjects they teach, allowing them to increase content knowledge and gain practical examples of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics applications.

Coastal Georgia Indicators Coalition to Co-Host Community Conversations with Chatham County

The Chatham County Board of Commissioners and Coastal Georgia Indicators Coalition are co-hosting community conversations to learn more about what’s important to people living in of our community. The information gathered will be compiled and used during a Solutions Summit spring 2018 where we will explore opportunities and prioritize goals.

Georgia Tech to Host Coding Boot Camp Informational Session

Third Cohort to Begin November 7 Following Ongoing Community Support for More Web Development Training

Richmond Hill Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director Named Head of the Georgia Coast Travel Association

The Richmond Hill Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) recently announced that its executive director, Christy Sherman, was appointed president of the Georgia Coast Travel Association. In that role, she will represent the 11 coastal counties of Georgia in marketing and public relations efforts.