šŸŒ± 2022 Strawberry Festival Ends + Greater Savannah Egg Hunt

Hello again, Savannah! Important update: You all, as readers, have made the Savannah Daily so successful that it is my honor to announce the next stage of the newsletter. Patch is looking for a local writer and entrepreneur to take the helm of the Savannah Daily. Although I have loved getting to know this community, we want to pass the torch to someone truly local to write about Savannah long term. So if you’re interested in earning extra income while making this newsletter a more valuable resource for your neighbors, learn more and apply here.

First, today’s weather:

Intervals of clouds and sun. High: 77, Low: 62.

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Here are the top three stories in Savannah today:

  1. The 2022 Strawberry Festival ended on Sunday after a successful weekend of fun. The festival occurred at Ottawa Farms in Bloomingdale and lasted for two days. Attendees enjoyed live music, hayrides, bounce houses, and concessions. Tickets were priced at $5. (WTOC)
  2. Runners assembled on Saturday for the 8th annual Publix Savannah Women’s Half Marathon and 5k. Nearly 2,000 runners participated in the race that ended at Forsyth Park’s iconic fountain. Organizers of the event reportedly hope that it inspired young women to live a healthy lifestyle. (fox28media.com)
  3. Mark your calendars for the Greater Savannah Egg Hunt on Saturday, Apr. 16. The exciting event will be hosted at 2702 Mechanics Avenue at 11:00 am Attendees will enjoy games, photos, food trucks, and numerous vendors. The titular egg hunt will be divided into three different age groups. (WSAV-TV)

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Today in Savannah:

  • AARP Free Tax Assistance At Bull Street Library (10:00 AM)
  • Financial Literacy Workshop At Pooler Library (2:00 PM)
  • Come Read With Ms. Becky At Carnegie Library (5:00 PM)

From my notebook:

  • The Savannah Police Department is asking the community to help find Harry Lemon, 31-years-old. He walked away from Gateway Behavioral Health while wearing blue paper scrubs. Anyone with information is being instructed to dial 911. (Facebook)
  • Humane Society for Greater Savannah shares a heartwarming story of Bella, Tess, Marigold, Monty, and Avander. Click for the full story and touching video. (Facebook)
  • What was the greatest year for Georgia sports? Savannah Now ponders that question. Click to read the article. (Twitter)

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You’re all caught up for today! See you tomorrow for another update.

ā€” Kayla Harrison

About me: Kayla Harrison is a Writing Arts professor, as well as a freelance writer for content creation agency Lightning Media Partners. In her free time, you can find her listening to podcasts, writing poetry, and visiting local coffee shops.

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