Published on: Apr. 22, 2024
Grand Openings, Ribbon Cuttings & Congratulations for the Week of April 15-22, 2024

Please support your fellow Chamber members by attending these upcoming ribbon-cutting and grand opening events, and join us in congratulating the members below who recently hosted a celebration!


Congratulations to The Good Feet Store’s on their Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting

Celebrating its Grand Opening on April 12th, The Good Feet Store welcomed guests, staff, and chamber members to cut the ribbon. Serving Savannah since September 2023, it partners with local businesses like Nothing Bundt Cakes and KIX 96. Committed to improving lives through custom arch supports, it offers personalized fittings and consultations to ensure everyone can live without foot discomfort.

Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia’s Opens Much-Anticipated New Food Bank Campus
Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia celebrated the grand opening of its much-anticipated new Food Bank Campus on April 15, 2024, at 1380 Chatham Parkway, Savannah, GA. Executive Director Mary Jane Crouch welcomed local dignitaries, donors, and friends. Chairman Chester Ellis, President Trip Tollison, Mayor Van Johnson, and Deputy Commissioner Rusty Haygood included speakers. After the ribbon cutting, guests toured the facility and enjoyed lunch in the new cafeteria. Established in 1981, Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia is a volunteer-driven nonprofit food bank that distributes nutritious food to thousands in need, partnering with 245 agencies for hunger relief.


Congratulations to The Tiny Beet Lifestyle Medicine + Pediatrics on 3 Years in Savannah

On April 17th, Dr. Yolanda Rivera-Caudill celebrated three years of The Tiny Beet Lifestyle Medicine + Pediatrics at her Savannah clinic. Dr. Erica Young lauded their innovative healthcare, echoed by Director Paula Kreissler. Affectionately known as Dr. Beet, she aims to prevent chronic diseases through tailored care. Collaborating with community partners, they host informative workshops. Dr. Rivera-Caudill’s concierge-style practice prioritizes helping patients develop and maintain healthier lifestyles. The ribbon cutting at 51 Johnny Mercer Blvd. Bldg A2, Suite A marked a milestone and the beginning of a new season of customized healthcare, furthering their commitment to the Savannah community.


Wells Fargo Cuts Ribbon at the New Digital State of the Art Branch at Abercorn Walk

Wells Fargo, in collaboration with the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce, celebrated the opening of their new Abercorn Walk branch, uniting community partners to serve Savannah. Regional Bank Network Executive Justin Hawkins announced plans to renovate all branches for an enhanced banking experience. Mayor Van Johnson, along with Wells Fargo VP Sheri Butler and Branch Manager Shavonta Anderson, cut the ribbon. The event, attended by local staff, Chamber members, and community leaders, showcased Wells Fargo’s commitment to modernizing their retail footprint and providing cutting-edge digital banking features.

Driftwood Chiropractic Celebrates Grand Opening with Community Celebration

Dr. Ben Stabbe, proprietor of Driftwood Chiropractic, orchestrated a spectacular, family-friendly event to commemorate the grand opening and ribbon cutting of their new establishment located at 107 Charlotte Rd, Suite D in Savannah. Dr. Stabbe teamed up with fellow Chamber Members, including the Coastal Georgia Buccaneers, Blessings in a Bookbag, Wingman Junk Removal, Café M, The Collective Savannah, Pure Sweat Sauna & Studios, IV Savannah, The Savannah Wine Institute, and The Bunny Hive, to offer enticing raffle prizes, engaging activities, and delectable refreshments for attendees. Surrounded by his loved ones, clients, and community partners, Dr. Ben joyfully cut the ribbon to mark this milestone. Having provided Neurologically Based Chiropractic Care to the Savannah area for the past six years, Dr. Ben is thrilled to unveil Driftwood Chiropractic this year, aiming to educate and enhance his community’s overall health and wellness. Though not originally hailing from Savannah, he proudly embraces the Islands as his home. Driftwood Chiropractic eagerly anticipates the opportunity to serve the Savannah community!


Congratulations to the Opening Night of The Savannah Cabaret – Mel Brooks’ Young Frankenstein!

Rick Garman of Savannah Cabaret inaugurated the Opening Night of “Mel Brooks’ Young Frankenstein” with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, marking their first full production in Savannah. Attendees were treated to a sneak peek of the pop-up museum celebrating Mel Brooks’ illustrious career, where Brooks himself signed memorabilia for a silent auction. Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the iconic film “Young Frankenstein,” guests enjoyed an exclusive behind-the-scenes glimpse of the stage set and had the opportunity to meet the cast. Mayor Johnson praised Savannah’s growth as both a community and a tourist destination, commending Rick Garman for his investment in the arts and his contribution to bringing a fresh form of entertainment to Savannah and its visitors.


Upcoming Ribbon Cuttings

Goodwill Southeast Georgia – Berwick Store
Date: Thursday, April 25, 2024
Time: 9 a.m.
Location: 5730 Ogeechee Rd, Suite 410, Savannah, GA 31405

Join us for a community ribbon-cutting event as Goodwill Southeast Georgia unveils its Berwick retail store’s refreshed look and ambiance on Thursday, April 25. Goodwill Southeast Georgia empowers individuals to realize their full potential through education, skills training, and employment opportunities. The sale of gently used items at our 15 retail stores supports this mission, funding our five Opportunity Centers. Last year, over 3,300 individuals received job training and placement services, with 432 securing employment at companies across southeast Georgia through Goodwill’s efforts. In 2024, Goodwill Southeast Georgia has already assisted 1,221 individuals at its Opportunity Centers.


Rebecca Padgett School of Performing Arts & Event Center
Date: Wednesday, May 08, 2024
Time: 6 PM
Location: 5918 Ogeechee Rd, Savannah, GA 31419

Join us for a landmark evening at the grand opening of the Rebecca Padgett School of Performing Arts & Event Center. This premiere event, in collaboration with multiple chambers of commerce, invites you to our Networking Mixer and Open House. Explore our state-of-the-art facilities for education and events. Engage with diverse business leaders, artists, and educators. Celebrate the unveiling of a new hub for artistic growth and community events. For more information and to join us, visit our website.


Woodhouse Spa – Savannah
Date: Friday, May 10th- Sunday, May 12th
Time: 10 AM – 5 PM, Grand Opening Weekend & Mother’s Day Special
Location: 301 Passage Way, Ste A102, Savannah, GA 31401

Woodhouse Spa, the renowned luxury spa brand, is excited to announce the grand opening of its newest location in Savannah, Georgia, at Eastern Wharf. To celebrate this milestone,Woodhouse Spa Savannah is hosting a grand opening event just in time for Mother’s Day weekend. In celebration of Mother’s Day, Woodhouse Spa Savannah is offering a special gift with purchase promotion. Guests who purchase a $350 gift card will receive a complimentary luxury Woodhouse candle by Apotheke. This exclusive offer is the perfect way to treat the special mothers in your life to a day of indulgence and relaxation! Attendees of the grand opening weekend event will have the opportunity to tour the spa, meet the expert staff, and enjoy special giveaways. Whether you’re looking for the perfect Mother’s Day gift or simply in need of some well-deserved self-care, Woodhouse Spa Savannah promises an unforgettable and transformative experience of well-being! Don’t miss your chance to be among the first to experience the luxury and relaxation of Woodhouse Spa Savannah. Join Woodhouse Spa Savannah on May 10th-12th from 10 am to 5 pm. Visit for more information, and follow them on social media at @woodhousesavannah. For any further inquiries, reach out to


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