Published on: Feb. 27, 2024
Grand Openings, Ribbon Cuttings & Congratulations for the Week of February 26, 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!


Morgan Stanley Savannah celebrates their new, expanded location.

Congratulations to Morgan Stanley Savannah on their new, expanded location. Branch manager Jose Ruiz, cut the ribbon on Tuesday, February 13, surrounded by Morgan Stanley leadership, fellow associates, Ferrari of Atlanta, and representatives from the community, such as members from the Savannah Chamber and the Kiwanis Club of Skidaway Island. Tina introduced Market Executive Curtis Mason, who welcomed guests and acknowledged his team of advisors and directors from the Carolinas to St. Simons Island. All celebrated the expansion of their location and the addition of several new teams to the branch. Guests were encouraged to pose with the three Ferrari’s and tour the new office in Suites 100 & 200 at 7402 Hodgson Memorial Drive. Morgan Stanley is a financial advising firm that can help individuals, families, and institutions achieve their financial goals.

The National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force takes off with Phase II of its capital campaign, Maximum Effort.

On Thursday, February 15, the museum held a groundbreaking ceremony for the addition of 20,000 square feet to the museum. This multi-million-dollar visionary project aims to expand and enhance the museum’s existing spaces, providing visitors with a state-of-the-art experience that will engage them by transporting them back to the heroic days of World War II. The museum’s unparalleled collection of Eighth Air Force material history will now be even more accessible to the public, continuing its commitment to saving and sharing the stories of Eighth Air Force veterans like never before. The Museum educates visitors about the character, courage, valor, and patriotism of the brave individuals who fought in the Eighth Air Force, the largest air armada in history. The Museum uses films, exhibits, artifacts, and archival materials to tell the stories of individuals who served in the Eighth Air Force. Their sacrifices made victory in World War II possible. Museum highlights include a fully restored B-17 “Flying Fortress” and the multimedia “Mission Experience,” an immersive simulated bombing mission in a special theater utilizing actual combat footage.

Pure Sweat Sauna Studio

The first wellness studio of its kind in Savannah, GA, Pure Sweat Sauna Studio, celebrated the opening of its doors on Tuesday, February 20th. As the award-winning, community-focused retreat for health, healing, and connection within, Pure Sweat Sauna Studio offers an oasis for those seeking whole body health + well-being. Guests were given light refreshments and a full tour of the Studio’s custom-designed infrared Saunas. These saunas target heat therapy that warms the body on a cellular level, delivering deep tissue sweat and advanced healing benefits, including detoxification, immunity, weight loss, pain relief, skin health, and relaxation.

PruittHealth – Seaside celebrates the refresh of its state-of-the-art Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation healthcare center.

PruittHealth – Seaside had an Open House on Wednesday, February 21celebrating the remodel of our state-of-the-art health care center. Staff welcomed and entertained guests with private facility tours, delightful refreshments, door prizes, and gifts. This center is one of many in the PruittHealth family of providers throughout the Southeast. PruittHealth – Seaside provides exceptional care through our therapy services, cozy, home-like environment, and cutting-edge technology and tools for rehabilitation and aging care. We offer a comprehensive menu of services and are committed to caring for you and your health. We also help with the complex decisions that must be made by clearly understanding the short- and long-term care processes while offering a customized solution to your healthcare needs. We understand the difficulties and emotional struggles of having to leave the comfort of your home, and that is why our attentive staff is dedicated to facilitating smooth transitions and to providing comfort and companionship with a warm and personal touch. Under the care of our highly skilled professional staff, we will continue to provide quality care and will stay committed to caring for your individual healthcare needs.

Tropical Smoothie Café celebrates its newest Savannah café with a ribbon-cutting

Tropical Smoothie Café greeted the early birds by opening the doors of its newest café to the public at 7:00 AM on Friday, February 23, gifting free smoothies for a year to the lucky first 50 guests and offering Grand Opening specials to the community. Dyne Hospitality Group executives, Tropical Smoothie Café executives, staff, and chamber members surrounded General Manager Briana Hobbs as she cut the ribbon out in front of the new location, 1212 E. Derenne Ave. Guests were treated to made-to-order smoothies, wraps, and flatbread samples. Tropical Smoothie Café is passionate about inspiring people to live and eat better and dubs their team the Sunshine Squad.


Cobia Clarke Nursery
Date: Friday, March 01, 2024
Time:  11 AM Ribbon cutting
Location: 15015 Abercorn Street, Savannah, GA 31419

Cobia Clarke Nursery will open its new 10.85-acre site for shrubs, trees, and landscape supplies on Friday, March 1, 2024, at 11:00 AM.  Cobia Clarke Nursery has been growing shrubs and trees since 2018 and is happy to revitalize a once-great nursery site that has been part of the Southside tradition since the 1980’s. Cobia Clarke Nursery will have a full slate of shrubs, trees, ground cover, annuals, and landscape supplies.

Edward Jones Investments
Date: Thursday, March 07, 2024
Time:  4 PM, Ribbon cutting (ceremony begins at 4:30 PM)
Location: 130 Tibet Ave, Suite 205, Savannah, GA 31406

Edward Jones Investments will celebrate the opening of our newest location at 130 Tibet Avenue, Suite 205, in Savannah, with an open house on Thursday, March 7, at 4 PM. Momodou Senghore, CFP®, AAMS™, invites you to share in our excitement about the new space where we will be cutting the ribbon at 4:30 PM; refreshments will be provided. Momodou is committed to helping people, the individual investor, achieve their goals while understanding their unique challenges and needs. He focuses on developing strategies to help his clients build wealth and seamlessly transition into retirement and other financial goals. Momodou began his career with Edward Jones in 2018; he focuses on developing strategies to help his clients build wealth, protect it, and live the life they dreamed of. He earned the AAMS™ professional designation from the College for Financial Planning and CFP® certification to better serve clients. According to CFP® Professional Demographic website, he is also 1 of 1,900 African Americans with this designation in the country as of February 1, 2024. For more information, please call (912) 744-0013

Carolina Hemp Company
Date: Friday, March 08, 2024
Time:  10AM Ribbon cutting
Location: 413 Whitaker St, Savannah, GA 31401

Carolina Hemp Company is a sophisticated and innovatively designed boutique cannabis dispensary committed to medicinal and recreational needs. Our diverse range encompasses skin care, topicals, edibles, and smokable flowers, ensuring a comprehensive cannabis experience. We prioritize educational efforts, fostering a knowledgeable community atmosphere where cannabis enthusiasts can connect and flourish. Our establishment is a hub for intentional dialogue and growth in the cannabis community, aligning with our informed and responsible use philosophy.


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