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SAVANNAH, Ga. — Enmark Stations has put the call out for nonprofit organizations to benefit from the 2015 Encourage Health Series.
Through a Facebook contest, the Savannah-based retailer is looking for Savannah-area registered 501c3 nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote healthy living, active lifestyles or nutritional education is encouraged to enter.
To be eligible, the nonprofit must "like" the Enmark Facebook page and post a comment explaining why their organization should be chosen. The total number of "likes" on individual posts will be considered by the advisory board for the final selection, according to Enmark.
The four nonprofit organizations that are selected will each be awarded a grant from Encourage Health Education Sponsors and will be allotted an Enmark Dollar Day, receiving $1 for every car wash, as well as donations from Enmark customers at the registers and charity table.
Nonprofit organizations have until midnight, Jan. 8, to post on Enmark's page. Winners will be announced Jan. 9.
Once chosen, each of the four nonprofit organizations will receive their own QR code to be scanned with purchases at any of the 64 Enmark stores. The nonprofit organization with the greatest total scans will receive a grand prize.
During the past year, Enmark Stations hosted the inaugural Encourage Health Education Series in partnership with Healthy Savannah, the Savannah Morning News, Savannah Magazine, WJCL and GPB Savannah — WSVH 91.1/WWIO 89.9 to present this premier series of five wellness lectures benefiting local nonprofit organizations focused on wellness. The series featured presentations from the area's most respected experts sharing insights on nutrition, fitness and general tips for healthy living. The speakers for the 2015 Encourage Health Education Series have not been released.