News

By Jonathan Smith
USDA Wildlife Biologist

Deer control is an issue that many regions throughout the country deal with and The Landings is no exception.

By Kristin Peney - kristinp@landings.org
Community Programs Manager

This summer, some of our local experts shared information to help residents conserve water while maintaining a beautiful landscape as part of the monthly Sunset Sips series.

Courtesy of the Strategic Water Committee and Utilities, Inc.

The winner of July’s EyeOnWater Visa gift card giveaway is Jan Davis! Congratulations, Jan!  As a reminder, the EyeOnWater portal allows you to identify consumption issues, leaks, or abnormal water usage (e.g., piping leaks, leaking flapper on toilets, water main breaks, etc.). The portal now has 1,398 residential users.

By Kristin Peney - kristinp@landings.org
Community Programs Manager

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.

Did you know that 85% of girls who participate in Girls on the Run show a significant increase in confidence following the program?

Courtesy of L.O.V.E.

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.

Courtesy of L9GA

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.

Courtesy of Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary

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.

Learn more about the incidents Landings Security Officers have been responding to recently, including vehicle accidents, theft, and a Dog Incident.

By Lynn Lewis - lynnl@landings.org
Communications Manager

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.