Thinc Member Highlight – Savannah Construction

Savannah Construction & Preservation offers a broad range of construction and professional services. Their skilled team of craftspeople and professionals strive to provide exceptional general contracting, construction management and historic preservation expertise to their clients and their projects. What do you do and who do you provide your service for? We are a construction and preservation company that does both commercial and residential work. What was your “Ahah!” moment to entrepreneurial-ship? The people working for our company had all…

Hostess City Toastmasters announce new officers

Toastmasters is excited to kick off a new year, and introduce its new officers! President – Elaine Fox Elaine joined Toastmasters in January 2014. In that time she has achieved her advanced bronze and competent leader awards. She is also a Triple Crown toastmaster. She has lived in Savannah for 10 years, and is a former teacher, and social worker. Currently she is a fitness professional who does Personal Training, Senior Training and Yoga instruction….

ThincMember Highlight — Nell Schroer

Nell Schroer I am a personal energy management coach and sober mentor to women who find themselves caught up in the cycle of addiction – whether it’s to food or fear.  I created Your Support Factor® to teach clients how to “release” the people, places, and things that no longer serve them and “reload” that which does support them.  Through this process they learn how to manage their own energy so they can take back…

ThincMember Highlight- Nicole D’Alonzo

Name: Nicole D’Alonzo Your Business Name: Victory Rituals Your “Ahah!” Moment to Entreprenurial-ship: I’ve had several entrepreneurial epiphanies, but the most recent one happened when I realized the importance of your morning routine. Fun Fact About You: I’m a certified yoga instructor. Local or Transplant: Transplant by way of downtown Manhattan. What do you love about Savannah: I fell in love with Savannah after visiting the local yoga studio and finding Savannah Squeeze. It’s important for me…

U.S. Green Building Council Elects Denise Grabowski to 2015 Board of Directors

Board of Directors supports the mission, vision and values of USGBC, advances green building movement and sustainable future [SAVANNAH, GA] – (Dec. 1, 2014) — The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced from Washington, D.C., the newly elected and appointed officers and directors to its 2015 Board of Directors, including Denise Grabowski of Symbioscity who will serve a three-year term in the Urban/Regional Planner seat. “I am extremely honored to have been elected by the…

Do Bikes Make You Happier, Healthier and Boost Your Performance?

The answer is yes, according to John R. Bennett of the Savannah Bicycle Campaign. Not only does it improve your commuting well-being, bicycling improves your performance and productivity, makes you more pleasant to be around  — and saves you money on parking and gas. Bennett moved to Savannah in 1993, where he lived downtown and walked everywhere. When he moved south of Victory Drive, he realized the distance he was driving just didn’t make sense. “I like…

Thinc-tern Chronicles: Meet Justin Peacock

Being asked to interpret and transcribe a brand new scene and way of working within your first week may seem vague, and that’s the point- because it’s a learning curve for both parties when it comes to internships. It can be especially vague when the work scene is anything but standard:coworking. So read on and see what Justin, a Mass Communications graduate from GCSU, has to say from his first week with us!   “Hey…

Thinc Member Thursday: Paula Kreissler

 Your Business – Healthy Savannah  (the ‘ahah’ moment to entrepreneurial-ship):  Healthy people are happier people – and my passion is to inform folks about healthy choices and encourage them to make healthier choices! Fun Fact about you:. I walk for my health and to that end I walk lots of 5K events in town – but my favorite is walking the Rock N Roll ½ Marathon!  Local or Transplant:  Transplant  Favorite places in town:  all…

Thinc Local

Savannah. The Hostess City. A place that invites you to walk among history while perusing local shops unique to the city’s canvas. A place where history and innovation are now working harmoniously. Which has led us, as ThincSavannah, to create a quarterly event series: Year of the Local. An evening to bring more awareness to our local companies and promote their products, encouraging guests to incorporate these businesses a regular part of their purchasing lifestyle….

Thinc Member Thurs: Whitney Shephard

Name: Whitney Shephard, Transport Studio Your Business – (the ‘ahah’ moment to entrepreneurial-ship if was one): There wasn’t a “moment”, but rather an opportunity I couldn’t pass up.  Savannah has a relatively small market for transportation planning and engineering.  So, it’s not like I could make a move to another firm down the street.  I realized that I needed to create my own job, and I –eventually- realized that I was lucky enough to be…