Savannah Downtown Business Association
Savannah Downtown Business Association


Terri O'Neil

named new Executive Director of

Savannah Philharmonic.

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Savannah Philharmonic names executive director

Preservation and promise

Broughton Street projects bring awards for renovation efforts

Broughton Street and the transformation of 16 buildings along the historic corridor by Atlanta developer Ben Carter and his team received statewide recognition last month by the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation.

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Preservation and promise

Savannah Morning News - May 7, 2017

Savannah artist Jim Cone

 brings variety of stories, styles to first major exhibition

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Savannah Morning News - May 7, 2017

TLC honors Savannah leisure, hospitality industry

Savannah’s Tourism Leadership Council, a local trade organization, presented its 19th annual Tourism Awards on Thursday evening.

The following SDBA Members received awards:

  • The Lifetime Achievement Award went to Marcie Hill, City Market
  • The Service Leader Award went to Diego Ortiz, North Point Hospitality
  • The Heart of Tourism Award went to Teresa Jacobson, Azalea Inn & Villas
  • The Renaissance of Tourism Award went to Nuala O’Kane, Daniel Reed Hospitality
  • The Member of the Year went to Susan Catron, Savannah Morning News

                    Teresa Jacobson                                         Marcie Hill                                   Susan Catron

DPR gives helping hand to local Boys & Girls Club

Savannah Morning News / March 2, 2017

DPR Construction employees rolled up their sleeves on Saturday to help update and renovate The Frank Callen Boys & Girls Club. In addition to the day of service, employees presented a $1,500 donation to the club.

Fifteen DPR employees donated their time and skills to complete a variety of tasks ranging from the construction of new shelving and cabinets, to painting and bathroom renovation work. The outreach from DPR is part of a long tradition of giving back to the communities in which they work, and the company actively seeks opportunities to contribute meaningful volunteer time in addition to financial support.

We are thrilled to be able to participate in this service project with the Frank Callen Boys & Girls Club,” said Darryl Strunk, project executive with DPR. “Our teams really enjoy hands-on volunteerism and working together to make our community stronger. We believe that the personal connections we make build a strong foundation for a lasting relationship.”


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