Historic Savannah Foundation saves buildings, places and stories that define Savannah’s past, present, and future. Following its formation in 1955, HSF started a Revolving Fund to save endangered historic properties, now totaling nearly 370 buildings throughout several of Savannah’s historic districts. HSF has grown into one of the most respected local preservation organizations in the country — emphasizing not only the protection of individual historic buildings but also the revitalization of blighted neighborhoods. HSF demonstrates the cultural, social and economic benefits of preservation as good public policy by proving that preservation and progress go hand-in-hand.
A. Louise Staman has been a writer, poet, and researcher for nearly all of her adult life. Her most recent book, Restoring Lost Times, is her sixth published book (one published in Paris) and her third biography. She has written for French and English journals and has won several prizes for her writing.
The Mediation Center of The Coastal Empire was established thirty years ago and has an unrivalled track record of providing mediation services to keep disputes out of the courts. Our certified mediators act as neutral third parties to help work through disputes in family law, business contracts, workplace conflict, landlord-tenant issues, accidents, juvenile and neighborhood issues.
The mission of Greenbriar Children’s Center is to promote the healthy development of children and the strengthening of families. We provide services that include an emergency shelter, runaway/homeless, residential care, independent living, family preservation, early childhood education & care, and Project Safe Place.
The Savannah Philharmonic Orchestra (SPO) is a professional orchestra presenting a full range of concerts each season (September to May), from classics to pops. The Savannah Philharmonic Chorus is a community-based auditioned ensemble that performs regularly with the orchestra in an oratorio and opera setting, as well as performing a wide range of music from a capella, Baroque to rock and pop standards. Both are 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations.
The SPO’s mission is to provide the highest level of musical performances and educational programs featuring the highest caliber of professional musicians, a volunteer chorus, and internationally acclaimed soloists. The SPO aims to exhilarate, educate, and enrich a large and diverse audience in the greater Savannah community.
For more information visit http://www.savannahphilharmonic.org/
Mike Pinault is the founder of Pinault’s Defensive Solutions, LLC and an NRA Instructor in Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun and Home Firearm Safety. His career in local and federal law enforcement including working with US Customs and Border Protection, the Savannah Police Department and the Richmond Hill Police Department gives him the right experience and insights to offer personalized firearm education and training.
Pinault’s philosophy is to prepare his students to defend their lives and the lives of their loved ones. Safety and attention to detail are the top priority and everyone at Pinault’s Defensive Solutions is committed to making sure that clients get the most out of their training. Services offered include: a selection of classes at our range located in Savannah, one to one training in your own home and selecting the right defensive weapon for you.
The SD Gunner Fund was created to assist Veterans & disabled children with the financial expense of owning much needed service animals. Service Animals require a variety of necessary items in order to perform their service. Those items can include but are not limited to: vests, custom harnesses, other assistance items, veterinary visits, and more. Service dogs are trained to support individuals with mobility, hearing, psychiatric, and brain/neurological disabilities. These dogs are professionally trained to meet the individual needs of their partner and completes tasks such as opening doors, picking up dropped objects, assisting with daily dressing, or pulling a manual wheelchair. The SD Gunner Fund can also assist Veterans and disabled children with a variety of “other” financial assistance if needed.
Helping displaced children and their families transition into stable housing by:
Providing a safe environment that includes it place to sleep, meals, and hospitality. Offering supportive services to aid in the search for employment and affordable housing. Organizing congregations to reach out with compassion to our families in need.
The Whitman now offers personalized sailing experiences on its new private yacht which is available for private charter. From its polished woodwork to its colorful spinnaker, this custom 47’ ketch-rigged sailing vessel beckons invitingly to guests, providing unique views of Savannah’s historic waterfront and other breathtaking sites, including saltwater marshes, a complex network of waterways, wildlife and protected natural barrier islands.
Ogeechee Riverkeeper’s mission is to protect, preserve and improve the water quality of the Ogeechee River basin. In pursuit of these goals, we strive to amplify the voices of concerned citizens and to strengthen their efforts to protect their rivers and their communities. By raising awareness and aggressively responding to critical issues with the commitment and support of this dedicated citizen network, Ogeechee Riverkeeeper is an advocate for the Ogeechee River basin and its people.
“Dr. Dionne Bates, Ph.D., L.P.C., C.P.C. S. is a licensed professional counselor and member of the American Psychotherapy Association. She is the author of the Self-SOULstice affirmation model which helps people discover who they truly are, accept their true selves and integrate their true selves into all aspects of their lives.
GEORGIA SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY – CENTER FOR ENTREPRENEURIAL LEARNING AND LEADERSHIP with its innovative E-Zone, is based in the heart of downtown Statesboro and has a mission to not only teach Entrepreneur skills but work with local businesses in small business management projects to give valuable experience to students
The annual Savannah VOICE Festival, launched in August 2013, is a non-profit arts organization that brings classical vocal excellence to the Savannah area through a two-week celebration of concerts, events and educational presentations during the month of August and throughout the year. Focusing on arts awareness and audience development in the performing arts, it offers music from opera, musical theatre and popular song. Working with its sister organization, VOICExperience, it serves over 100 artists, 5,000 audience members and provides over 45 events, outreaches
and community enrichments programs.