Published on: May. 6, 2024
Grand Openings, Ribbon Cuttings & Congratulations for the Week of May 6

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!

Goodwill Southeast Georgia Celebrates Updated Berwick Store

Goodwill Southeast Georgia marked the renovation of its Berwick retail store with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on April 25. The Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce joined Goodwill executives, staff, and supporters for the celebration. Goodwill Southeast Georgia President and CEO Jason Marshall highlighted the connection between the store and the organization’s mission. Proceeds from donated goods sales fund job training, placement services, and five Opportunity Centers throughout the region. The event underscored Goodwill Southeast Georgia’s ongoing commitment to empowering individuals and strengthening the community through employment opportunities. So far in 2024, Goodwill Southeast Georgia has served 1,221 individuals at its Opportunity Centers.

On-Demand Rides Arrive in Savannah with CAT SMART Microtransit

Chatham Area Transit (CAT) has launched its new CAT SMART Microtransit Pilot Program, bringing on-demand, flexible transportation to East Savannah. This ADA-accessible service operates seven days a week from 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., connecting riders to key areas like the Cove at Dundee, CAT Central, McAlpin Square, and the Savannah Golf Club. To use the service, download the free CAT SMART Transit app, easily request rides, and track your vehicle’s progress in real-time. The CAT SMART Microtransit Pilot Program aims to increase transportation access and equity within the Savannah community. This project demonstrates CAT’s commitment to innovative mobility solutions, made possible by the $1.2 Million USDOT SMART Grant secured by U.S. Senators Jon Ossoff and Rev. Raphael Warnock.


Rebecca Padgett School of Performing Arts & Event Center
Date: Wednesday, May 8, 2024
Time: 6 – 8 pm.
Location: 5918 Ogeechee Rd, Suite 4, Savannah, GA 31419

Join us for a landmark evening at the Grand Opening of the Rebecca Padgett School of Performing Arts & Event Center. A premiere Networking Mixer and Open House event brought to you in collaboration with the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce, Greater Savannah Black Chamber of Commerce, Metropolitan Savannah Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Greater Pooler Area Chamber of Commerce, and Richmond Hill Chamber of Commerce. We invite members from these vibrant communities to our Networking Mixer and Open House, where you can explore our state-of-the-art facilities for educational and event purposes. Engage with diverse business leaders, artists, educators, and arts patrons, fostering networking, camaraderie, and collaboration. Please celebrate with us as we unveil a new hub for artistic growth and community events.

Woodhouse Spa – Savannah
Date: Friday, May 10- Sunday, May 12
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, proudly announces the grand opening of its newest location in Savannah, Georgia, at Eastern Wharf. Celebrate Mother’s Day in style at their special weekend event! Pamper the special mothers in your life with a $350 gift card and receive a complimentary, luxurious Woodhouse candle by Apotheke.
Join the grand opening festivities for exclusive tours, meet the expert staff, and enjoy special giveaways. Whether seeking the perfect Mother’s Day gift or your own restorative escape, Woodhouse Spa Savannah promises an unforgettable experience. Experience the luxury for yourself! Join the celebration May 10th-12th from 10 am to 5 pm Visit and follow @woodhousesavannah on social media. For inquiries, contact

Bridge Hospice, LLC
Date: Wednesday, May 15, 2024
Time: 12 pm
Location: 119 Canal Street, Suite 103, Pooler, GA 31322

Please join Bridge Hospice LLC, your locally owned haven of compassionate care, serving Savannah and neighboring GA counties for our noon ribbon cutting on Wednesday, May 15. Our values, Compassion, Comfort, and Care, Close to Home, shine with a dedicated, experienced team committed to providing unparalleled support; we strive to create a comforting environment for those in need. At Bridge Hospice, patients and their families receive personalized attention and heartfelt care, ensuring dignity and comfort during their journey. When it comes to hospice care, we know it can be a confusing and difficult decision, so we are happy to provide educational meetings to explore the process and answer any questions.

The Y Bar Savannah
Date: Monday, May 20, 2024
Time: 5 – 7 pm
Location: 347 MLK Jr Blvd, Savannah, GA 31401

Please join us for the Grand Opening of The Y Bar Savannah on Monday, May 20, from 5- 7pm. The Y Bar is the newest and hottest yoga studio and exhibition hall located in beautiful historic downtown Savannah. Here, you will find a variety of yoga classes for all. Celebrate your next wedding, baby shower, vow renewal, and private event in our indoor and outdoor exhibition hall. We were hoping you could come to celebrate with us as we cut the ceremonial red ribbon and be the first to sign your name on the unveiling of our beautiful mural. See you soon at The Y Bar Savannah, which is not just a place. It’s an experience.

Bright N’ Shine Pet Dental of Savannah
Date: Saturday, May 25, 2024
Time: 12:30 pm
Location: 1 Waring Dr, Savannah, GA 31404 [at Daffin Dog Park]

Please join Bright N’ Shine Pet Dental of Savanah, a locally owned franchise that provides safe, gentle, and complete non-anesthetic cosmetic teeth cleaning for dogs and cats, for our ribbon cutting on Saturday, May 25 at 12:30 pm. At Bright N’Shine Pet Dental, we aim to provide a healthy and safe alternative to traditional anesthetic-induced dog and cat dental cleanings. We gain your pet’s trust and keep them calm without the use of drugs. Our van comes to you and delivers exceptional cosmetic quality dental care in the comfort of your own home. Our technician is a Certified Veterinarian Technician with over 15 years of experience. For more information about Bright N’Shine Pet Dental of Savannah, visit us on our website at

Savannah Lakes RV Resort
Date: Thursday, May 30, 2024
Time: 4 pm
Location: 170 Savannah Lakes Drive North, Hardeeville, SC 29927

CRR Hospitality proudly announces the grand opening of Savannah Lakes RV Resort, the first East Coast RV resort in its esteemed portfolio, on Thursday, May 30 at 4 pm. Nestled amongst the pines and oaks of Hardeeville, South Carolina, Savannah Lakes RV Resort promises an unparalleled experience for RV enthusiasts seeking luxury, comfort, and adventure. Guests can enjoy one- and two-bedroom cabins as well as spacious RV sites equipped with full hook-ups, concrete parking pads and high-speed internet access. The resort offers a state-of-the-art clubhouse, 24-hour fitness center, heated swimming pool, and outdoor recreational areas, including 4 pickleball courts, K9 Corner dog, park and bocce ball courts, ensuring that guests have everything they need for a memorable stay. In addition to its luxurious accommodations, Savannah Lakes RV Resort provides easy access to a myriad of outdoor activities and attractions. From world-class golf courses and scenic hiking trails to renowned dining and shopping destinations, the resort serves as the perfect launching point for exploring the rich cultural heritage of the Lowcountry region.

Whoa Baby! Nanny Referral Agency
Date: Thursday, June 6, 2024
Time: 3 pm
Location: Savannah Visitor Information Center | 301 MLK, Jr. Blvd, Savannah, GA 31401

Please join Whoa Baby!, a family-owned nanny referral agency that provides convenient, secure, and high-quality 24-hour child and senior care services, for our ribbon cutting on Thursday, June 6, 2024, at 3:00 pm. At Whoa Baby! Nanny Referral Agency, our philosophy is to empower families and enhance the lives of seniors by providing exceptional and personalized nanny and senior in-home care services. Our group of nannies includes educators, mothers, grandmothers, students, medical assistants, and more. We are dedicated to fostering a nurturing environment where both caregivers and families thrive, creating lasting connections that enrich the lives of those we serve. We pride ourselves on the ideology, “It Truly Takes a Village”. Celebrate with us as we embark upon a new chapter in our journey and offer guests the opportunity to learn more about how Whoa Baby! can be a part of their village.




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