Girls on the Run Coastal Georgia and Lowcountry is gearing up for the 12th Annual 5K, celebrating the end of the Spring Season. The event will be held on the campus of Savannah State University on Saturday, April 28. Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. and the run/walk starts at 9:00 a.m. The fee is $25 and includes a t-shirt. Registration available online at www.gotrcoastalgeorgialowcountry.org and the public is invited to run or walk.
Discount codes are available online for family members who wish to walk or run with their girl. Medals will be awarded to Girl on the Run Team Members, as well as the siblings of the girls.
The Girls on the Run Pop Up Shop will feature attire with empowering messages and GOTR gear and accessories. The Kid Zone features Happy Hair Stations, games, food, drinks and family fun.
The 5K is the celebratory event marking the end of the 504-girl strong Spring Season. The girls are from 33 different sites in Chatham, Bryan, Effingham, Liberty and Beaufort Counties. The event enables the girls to experience the joy of athletic accomplishment and serves to give them a sense of community with Girl on the Run Teams from around the region. The program is for all girls and serves kids in public and private schools and from all walks of life.
Girls on the Run warmly welcomes walkers and runners from the community.
Major sponsors include Brasseler, USA, CPPI of Georgia and WTOC.
6th Annual Brain Injury Awareness Walk is April 1.
Registration begins at 9am, Walk from 10 – Noon Lake Mayer Pavilion 1850 East Montgomery Cross Rd. Savannah, Georgia
Walk and family-friendly activities to help Promote Awareness & Support Acquired Brain Injury Survivors.
For more information about this event, to register, or to make a donation, please contact: Jennifer Jolley (912) 350-7274 JolleJe1@memorialhealth.com
Founded in 1982 The Brain Injury Association of Georgia (BIAG) is the only non-profit organization in the state of Georgia available as a statewide resource for those who have suffered a concussion or brain injury. BIAG offers Hope, Help, and Support to those who are seeking community services and resources specific to their needs, brain injury education, and guidance on how to handle the life-altering effects of a brain injury. A key and historical part of BIAG’s outreach and therapy services include our programs ranging from Information and Resource which include 1:1 consultation with a Certified Brain Injury Specialist; Camp BIAG the only recreational and therapeutic camp for adults; Support Groups in Savannah and statewide, who are the backbone to BIAG, offering a safe and nurturing environment and regional mini conferences for caregivers, survivors and health care professionals who serve them.
Grey Matters Support Group is our local brain injury support group affiliated with BIAG. The group meets the 3rd Thursday of each month from 5-6 pm at The Rehabilitation Hospital of Savannah, located at 6510 Seawright Drive, Savannah. Our mission is to provide support, resources and fellowship to brain injury survivors and their caregivers. The group is facilitated by rehab therapists who are Certified Brain Injury Specialists.
Despite the destruction and devastation caused by Hurricane Matthew on October 8th to Hilton Head Island,SC, the Lowcountry VegFest 2016 Planning Committee has made every effort imaginable to still bring to the island community not only a vegfest but now also a victory party. The Committee encourages island and area residents as well as out-of-town visitors to come together for a day of story sharing, hugging, comforting, and celebrating amidst the vegfest which aims to nourish, educate, and inspire.
The Palmetto Plant Eaters Club, a PlantPure Nation pod group which is free & open to the public that meets monthly in Bluffton, SC, is hosting the first ever vegan festival (aka vegfest) in all of South Carolina on Saturday, October 22, 2016 – rain or shine – from 10am to 4pm at the Shelter Cove Community Park on Hilton Head Island, SC. The inaugural event is supported by 12 sponsors, over 40 vendors and 8 speakers.