Published on: Apr. 3, 2023
Grand Openings, Ribbon Cuttings & Congratulations for the Week of April 3, 2023

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

Upcoming Ribbon Cuttings:

Ribbon-Cutting for Greenbriar Children’s Center
DATE: April 5
TIME: 10 a.m.
LOCATION: Greenbriar Campus (3709 Hopkins Street | Savannah, GA)
Greenbriar Children’s Center will open its new Greenbriar Infant Center on Wednesday, April 5, 2023 at 10:00 am. Greenbriar Children’s Center is a non-profit serving children and families in Savannah for over 73 years. Greenbriar currently operates two early learning and childcare programs which provide services to children ages six months to five years who are from primarily low income families. The new Greenbriar Infant Center will provide similar services to infants as young as six weeks old to 18 months old, on its primary campus. Greenbriar also provides an emergency shelter for children ages 11 to 18 years old, and a Family Preservation and Support program which provides FREE counseling and support services to families in crisis. Greenbriar’s website is They are also on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.

Ribbon Cutting for Islands Cottage Art Studio and Gallery
DATE: April 11
TIME: 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
LOCATION: Islands Cottage Art Studio and Gallery (340 Johnny Mercer Blvd | Savannah, GA)
Welcome to the Islands! Conveniently located on Wilmington Island, Islands Cottage Art Studio and Gallery is a fun place for locals and visitors of our hostess city to immerse their selves in the community and local art scene on the island. A vision of 11-year resident of Wilmington Island, Crystal Travaille was to have a space to sell art created by locals, classes for young and old in the visual, performance, musical and healing arts. Crystal believes there is much to learn in this life and we are here to share and grow. Drum circles, belly dancing and painting classes are popular evening classes among adults of all ages. After school classes, summer camps, and birthday parties for children are in demand. Take the small drive to the islands and enjoy a new studio and gallery experience. Join Crystal and the Islands Cottage Art Studio and Gallery as they cut the ribbon and kick of this new adventure. The ceremony will begin at 5:30pm and the ribbon will be cut at 6:15pm.

Ribbon Cutting for Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Savannah
DATE: April 17
TIME: 9 a.m.
LOCATION: Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Savannah (6510 Seawright Drive | Savannah, GA)
Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Savannah will officially cut the ribbon on its new wing on April 17th. The community is invited to attend. The Ribbon Cutting and Open House will celebrate the addition of 10 more beds; a new dialysis suite and an expanded therapy gym. The ribbon cutting will take place first thing on Monday at 9 a.m. Open House and Tours will be offered from 5 to 6:30 p.m. If you cannot make those times, please stop in and someone will be happy to show you around. Encompass Health is a Stroke and Hip Fracture Center of Excellence – once the ribbon is cut, they will be able to offer 60 beds for inpatient rehabilitative care to the Savannah and surrounding communities.

Ribbon Cutting for Home Helpers
 April 17
TIME: 10:30 am
LOCATION: Home Helpers (813 E 66th Street | Savannah, GA)
Home Helpers has been a trusted in-home care provider for over 25 years.  We offer exceptional care for seniors, those with disabilities, illness or recovering from injury or surgery.  We are excited about our new Savannah location and look forward to serving this community.


Ribbon Cutting for Shuk
DATE: Wednesday, March 29th
TIME: 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
LOCATION: Shuk (1313 Habersham Street | Savannah, GA)
Savannah’s newest Mediterranean Restaurant made it official with a Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting event! Shuk is a new restaurant focused on nurturing a comforting space for the community to gather and relish in fresh, honest flavors inspired by the Mediterranean.

Ribbon Cutting for Cambria Hotel Savannah Downtown Historic District
DATE: March 30
TIME: 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
LOCATION: Cambria Hotel Savannah Downtown Historic District (321 Montgomery St. | Savannah, GA)
Guests joined Cambria Hotels for an exclusive event and learned about the Cambria Hotels brand and their newest property, Cambria Hotel Savannah Downtown Historic District. Guests enjoyed: Savory array of hors d’oeuvres, craft beer, Cambria wines, and curated cocktails, live entertainment, and a tour of guest rooms/function space.

ExperCARE Health Celebrates 14 Years!
DATE: March 30
TIME: 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
LOCATION: ExperCARE Health Richmond Hill (60 Exchange Street, Suite B7 | Richmond Hill, GA)
ExperCARE Health, an award winning, locally owned and operated on-demand health care center, has announced it will celebrate its 14th year in business serving the Greater Savannah area with top-quality, customer-focused healthcare!

Ribbon-Cutting for Origin Coffee Bar
DATE: March 30
TIME: 5 p.m.
LOCATION: Origin Coffee Bar (356 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Ste A | Savannah, GA)
Proudly started as a mobile coffee duo, Origin Coffee Bar is fueled by a commitment to focusing on the good through providing top-tier specialty house-roasted coffee and delicious brunch in a curated, inspiring space in downtown Savannah, Georgia.Our founders, Elise and Matt, are lovers of coffee and their community. The team has grown and dialed in their focus on providing a welcoming and inspiring for everybody as well as purposing this business as a way to give back to their neighbors in need of Savannah. As of 2023, Origin has grown into a beautiful restored space of their own in downtown Savannah complete with a full kitchen and roastery ready to welcome and serve tourists, students, and locals.

AdSpecialty Celebrates 35 Years!
LOCATION: AdSpecialty (402 East Montgomery Cross Road | Savannah, GA)
AD Specialty, a branding company for promotional products and apparel, is celebrating thirty-five years of serving both its community and agencies nationwide. AD Specialty has helped build the brand of thousands of clients by delivering professional and exciting promotional products and marketing expertise, unique to meeting each client’s needs. AD Specialty always strives to create Products with Purpose and provides clients with products that are used in everyday life. After thirty-five years of service to the community, AD Specialty’s product offerings have grown from seventy-thousand items to over a million advertising products. Our promotional products are designed to meet client’s existing and new promotional advertising and safety needs. AD Specialty provides targeted, long-exposure product plans to help clients successfully gain ROI (Return on Investment) and sustainability. AD Specialty was founded in 1988 by Diana Morrison, the current president of the company. Morrison started AD Specialty through humble beginnings: out of the trunk of her car. What started as a micro business soon bloomed into a company of great talent, a state-of-the-art facility, and a cutting-edge showroom. Knowing what it was like to start from the bottom, Morrison and her team work with clients looking for targeted advertising that amplifies visibility, regardless of company size or budget. Morrison’s mission focus approach, years of industry wisdom, and talented team assist in supporting clients in articulating that mission effectively and in an impactful manner.

“I’m very grateful for our client base, their loyalty, and their trust in us,” Morrison said. “No company can ever be successful without amazing team members, and I have been fortunate in the last thirty-five years to have some of the best.”

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