Homeschool, public school, private school – it does not matter! Girls on the Run at The Landings is open to all Landings young ladies in third through fifth grades. The program kicks off on September 4, meeting on Monday and Thursday afternoons until November 7 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at The Landings Association Athletic Fields (600 Landings Way South). A celebratory Fun Run for the girls and their families will be held on November 9 at Savannah State University.
During the last school year, Local Outreach Volunteer Educators (L.O.V.E.) mentors helped more than 300 children in the Savannah Title 1 schools. The program was so successful that the schools have asked us for more mentors this coming year.
L9GA’s Annual Charity Tournament will be held on Thursday October 31. The tournament will benefit Kid’s Cafe, a local program providing after-school meals to children at risk for hunger. Kid’s Cafe also provides mentoring, tutoring, and art projects in a safe environment.
Tickets now are on sale for the Fifth Annual Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary Foundation’s ocean-focused dinner, A Fishy Affair. Six of Savannah’s most innovative chefs will prepare their best small bites at this unique dining event at 6 p.m. on Friday, September 27, in Plantation’s Ballroom. A Fishy Affair is a sellout every year. Foodies, ocean lovers, and anyone who enjoys a good meal and a fun evening will revel in this unique culinary tour of Savannah’s finest restaurants with their master chefs on stage.
According to the Federal Trade Commission, credit card fraud is on the rise in the United States. Statistics show that whether you live in a large city or a quaint town, you are at risk of this crime happening to you at least once in your lifetime.
But the good news is that you don’t have to resign yourself to being a victim and sit back and do nothing. Although you can’t always prevent this crime from happening, there are things you can do to make it more difficult for thieves to get your credit cards and account numbers.
The Skidaway Island Sprint Triathlon at The Landings will take place this Saturday (August 10) with setup starting at 6:45 a.m. and the race beginning at 8 a.m. Please be mindful of runners and bikers and expect some delays as you navigate the community. The cyclists will start at Franklin Creek Pool then take Landings Way North through the Marshwood Gate. From there, they will travel north on McWhorter Drive up to The Skidaway Institute of Oceanography, where they will turn and head south, entering through the Main Gate and back to Franklin Creek.