Cathy Rodgers

About Cathy Rodgers

Cathy Rodgers is the owner of Seven Waves Marketing, a Social Media, PR and Online Marketing Co. based in Savannah, Georgia.

Learn Healthy Lifestyle Tips from Nutritionist Peter Broadhead

Encourage Health Series Starts Kicks Off in Savannah

Encourage Health Savannah Lecture SeriesLearn healthy lifestyle nutrition tips at the first Encourage Health lecture in Savannah begins on Tuesday, February 25. Peter Brodhead, the owner of Brighter Day Natural Foods in Savannah will present “12 Rules to Greater Health”. This health education series is an initiative of Healthy Savannah and sponsored by Enmark, Savannah Magazine and media partners WJCL and Savannah Morning News.

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Celebrate Healthy Savannah’s LEAN Challenge on Saturday

10 Week Lean Challenge Celebration December 7, 2013

Healthy Savannah Lean Challenge Team

The Healthy Savannah Lean Challenge Team

To celebrate over 6,000 pounds being lost in a 10-week Healthy Savannah  LEAN community-wide fitness and weight loss challenge, a final team challenge will be held on Saturday, December 7, at 11:00 am, at the Forsyth Park bandshell. An awards ceremony will be held at 12:30 pm, and the public is invited to attend.

Many team participants will be competing in the Enmark Bridge Run earlier on Saturday morning, with an opportunity to visit the Forsyth Farmers Market before prizes are awarded to top teams and players.

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Adrian Peterson to Appear at PI Fitness November 7

From GSU to the NFL 

Adrian Peterson Former GSU AthleteAdrian Peterson, Georgia Southern’s former championship running back, will be speaking to young and future athletes on Thursday, November 7, at 6:00 p.m. at Performance Initiatives Fitness.

Peterson, who was drafted by the Chicago Bears in 2002, spent eight seasons with the NFL team, including the 2006 NFC Championship season and Super Bowl XLI. He played one season with the Virginia Destroyers in 2011, then re-joined the Bears through a coaching internship program this past summer.

Peterson will be speaking about his new autobiography, “Don’t Dis My Abilities,” which calls attention to his on-going challenges with stuttering, and his challenge of faith during his infant daughter’s medical crisis.

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Martin Sullivan Jr. Joins Sapelo Insurance

Former GA Agricultural Commissioner Staff Member
Joins Insurance Division of Sullivan’s 

Martin Sullivan, Jr

Martin Sullivan, Jr

Martin Sullivan, Jr. has joined Sapelo Insurance, a division of the Sullivan Group, as a licensed property and casualty insurance agent. He is the third generation to join the Sullivan family business.

As a graduate of Hamden-Sydney College with a bachelor’s degree in political science, Sullivan went to Atlanta to begin working on Gary Black’s grassroots campaign for Georgia Agricultural Commissioner.  Sullivan then served as a Special Assistant to the elected Commissioner and moved up to the position of Senior Advisor to Agricultural for Policy and Outreach, where he worked with legislators and local elected officials on legislative policy and constituent issues.

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Hundreds Join the Savannah LEAN Challenge

1,480 Players Turn to Team Support for Weight Loss

The Savannah LEAN Challenge Team

(L-R) Adrienne Pate, Bob Hugenberger, Paula Kreissler, Tom Kenkel, Diana Morrison, and Tammy Kenkel

The LEAN Community Challenge has gotten off to a record breaking start, with 274 teams and 1,480 players who will participate in a 10-week community wide fitness and weight loss challenge.  The challenge officially kicked off on September 25.

Teams have now been formed by co-workers in area companies, individuals in the community, and through participating health and fitness organizations like the YMCA of Coastal Georgia, Performance Initiatives and the West Broad YMCA.

With team names like the “Candy Crushers” and the “Carb Burn Gators,” the weight loss competition inside the LEAN challenge has already heated up.

L.E.A.N is an initiative of Healthy Savannah, which it stands for Leadership, Exercise, Activity and Nutrition.  Based on only 1000 participants who have joined this challenge, and who will continue to get active and remain active – the Savannah community could save $1,518,000 of health care costs annually.

Community and corporate sponsors include:

  • Healthy Savannah 
  • YMCA of Coastal Georgia
  • City of Savannah
  • Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Visit Savannah
  • Forsyth Farmers Market
  • Memorial Health
  • JW Salon & Spa
  • Anytime Fitness
  • Advertising Specialty Services
  • Creative Approach
  • Well Fed Magazine
  • Georgia Power
  • Coastal Health District
  • Savannah Daily News
  • Chatham County Government
  • Gulfstream
  • Savannah Economic Development Authority
  • Savannah Morning News
  • Bikram Yoga
  • Crossfit Hyperperformance Savannah
  • East Coast Paddle Boarding
  • Segway of Savannah
  • Savannah Dan Walking Tours
  • Chatham County Aquatic Center
  • West Broad Street YMCA
  • Wells Fargo Bank
  • Greater Savannah Sports Council
  • St. Joseph’s Candler – Georgia Infirmary
  • Performance Initiatives
  • WRHQ 105.3 Quality Rock –
  • Blue Turtle Bistro
  • Whole Foods Market Savannah
  • Savannah Bicycle Campaign
  • American Diabetes Association – SE Georgia Step Out
  • LLS Team in Training

The LEAN competition will end on December 4, followed by a wrap up party at Forsyth Park on December 7, at noon, following the ENMARK Bridge Run, and in conjunction with the Forsyth Farmers Market. Prizes will be awarded to top teams and players at this time.

Healthy Savannah is a coalition of businesses, nonprofits, healthcare agencies, governments, schools and neighborhoods. This initiative of former City of Savannah Mayor Otis Johnson was formed in 2007.  It is a public/private collaboration of over 100 organizations in the community.

For more information on the Savannah LEAN Challenge, visit  or the Challenge website at