Published on: Aug. 26, 2022
Grand Openings, Ribbon Cuttings & Congratulations for the Week of August 29, 2022

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!

Ribbon Cutting for Java Burrito Company
Date: August 30, 2022
Time: 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Location: 420 E Broughton Street

Join local, family-owned and operated, JAVA Burrito Company as partners Frederika and Mike Fekete celebrate the launch of their Historic Downtown Savannah location with an official Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening! Guests are invited to 420 E. Broughton Street to enjoy this “Taco Tuesday” celebration, taking place Tuesday, August 30, from 5:30 to 7:30pm. Come enjoy light appetizers fresh from the kitchen, live music, door prizes, and enjoy a refreshing cocktail on the house! The JBC team is excited to showcase a local nonprofit, Shelter from the Rain. This organization exists to create a community of support and enrich the lives of single mothers in need and their children. Attendees are encouraged to contribute by donating a package of unopened baby diapers or container of formula, to be donated to single mothers in need in our community. Please RSVP by texting 912.224.4869.

Ribbon Cutting for Parker’s House – A Home for Women by Union Mission
Date: August 31, 2022
Time: 11:00 am
Location: 125 Fahm Street

Please join community leaders including Savannah Mayor Van Johnson and Parker’s Founder/CEO Greg Parker as well as major donors for a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony followed by a tour of Union Mission’s new Emergency Housing Program. Learn more about the programs and services offered to the 100 unaccompanied, homeless women who will be served annually. Union Mission will provide additional sneak previews on Thursday, September 1 and Friday, September 2 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Scheduled hourly tours are available at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 2 p.m. Visit to schedule your time. Parker’s House will be open to clients on Tuesday, September 6, 2022. For more information, please contact Mark Toth at (248) 770-3933 or

Ribbon Cutting for Oglethorpe Chocolates
Date: September 1, 2022
Time: 4 p.m.
Location: Oglethorpe Chocolates (436 E Oglethorpe Ave., on the corner of E. Oglethorpe Ave. and Price St.)
Denise Nokes, a chocolate lover from Western Pennsylvania landed in Savannah in 2010 and fell in love with this city’s nuttiness, sweetness, and variety. On Thursday, September 1, 2022, she will celebrate her love for Savannah and all things chocolate with the grand opening of Oglethorpe Chocolates. Oglethorpe Chocolates will carry fine chocolates, gourmet truffles, Savannah Crunch popcorn, and various other chocolate and non-chocolate confections. Please join Denise for a Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Thursday, September 1, 2022 at 4:00 pm to celebrate with chocolate, champagne, and door prizes!

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