The Land Trust's second 1% Wednesday grouping of partners
highlights our dedicated SERVICE PROVIDERS
and the gifted entrepreneurs who started them, including :

These businesses raise funds by collecting a voluntary 1% donation
to preserve and protect 70 beautiful acres at Oatland North

Learn more about each local business and ways to support them below.
Book Music Now has the top musical talent and entertainment for your next event! The company's roster of entertainers has been vetted for the highest quality music and most professional performers in the region.

Book Music Now serves local hotels and resorts such as The Westin Jekyll Island and Sea Island Resort, restaurants, brides and grooms, convention and conference attendees, and others. Its talented performers include business owner and singer/musician Owen Plant , Sweetheart Deal , Pace Conner , Nick Bryant , and many more . Owen Plant has also provided entertainment at Land Trust events including our annual Oyster Roast .

“I believe in the Land Trust's mission statement, and more importantly their actions align with my beliefs.
Conserve the island's natural beauty!
-- Owen Plant,
Owner of Book Music Now
Commonground Creative , owned and operated by St. Simons native Clay Caldwell, provides brand identity development , graphic design , and copywriting that expertly clarifies each client’s mission and unique offerings to the community. 

As Clay says, the name of his company refers to his mission of “finding Commonground” with island residents and visitors. In addition to providing the St. Simons Land Trust with dependable service and creative design and branding ideas, Clay serves other local mainstays in the business community such as Fuse Frozen Co. , Parker's Convenience Stores , Porch , On the Fly Outfitters , Golden Isles Wedding Association and many more from his home or office in Aviator Plaza.

"I spent the majority of my childhood exploring and enjoying the natural beauty of St. Simons. Today, my growing family gets to enjoy that same, simple luxury, and I hope one day my grandchildren can too."
-- Clay Caldwell,
Founder of Commonground Creative
Photo by Chris Moncus Photography
Creative Printing, Inc. offers integrated printing solutions to businesses and individuals. This locally-owned printing company is dedicated to collaboration and providing excellent service to the Golden Isles.

Creative Printing Inc. produces marketing materials such as menus, brochures, flyers, letterhead, envelopes, signs, banners, postcards, and other print work to businesses, organizations, and individuals all over the nation. As a premier commercial sheet-fed and digital printer, it serves a diverse customer base with highest standards, utilizing the industry's best materials and equipment.

“Creative Printing has been serving delicious low country boil at the Land Trust's annual Oyster Roast from the start , and we are proud to help preserve St. Simons by participating in the 1% program.”  
-- Bob Thompson,
Owner of Creative Printing Inc.
Photo by Coastal Illustrated
Poseidon Consulting & Renovations, formerly Portis Building & Interiors, earned years of solid experience in the Atlanta construction arena before its owner, Sam Portis relocated, bringing his reputation for quality, honesty, and professionalism to the Golden Isles.

Poseidon Consulting & Renovations works on a wide variety of projects -- from very small construction needs to complete home renovations. Sam's design experience, combined with attention to the customer's needs and budget, have earned his company a reputation for quality work and consumer value in the industry.

“Poseidon Consulting & Renovations is excited to participate in the St. Simons Land Trust's 1% Program. As a resident and business owner on the island, we feel it is important to preserve our island for all future generations. I am so glad we have an organization like the Land Trust working hard to preserve our island.” 
-- Sam Portis,
Owner of Poseidon Consulting & Renovations
SocialCompass provides digital marketing services that are among the best in the industry! The company's expertise includes website development, social media marketing, search engine marketing, email marketing, and digital consulting.

Jared DiVincent and his staff at SocialCompass focus on helping small businesses filter through the noise to create customized digital marketing strategies that achieve client goals, freeing up more of their time to focus on what they enjoy and do best.

“SocialCompass has always been a company devoted to nature and the great outdoors as part of our work-life balance. The natural beauty and serenity of St. Simons Island is unmatched and we find supporting the 1% for St. Simons program is a small part we can play in preserving this beautiful place for generations to come, while encouraging others to protect our beloved outdoor spaces.”  
-- Jared DiVincent,
Founder of SocialCompass
Please remember that our local businesses
continue to need our support!
Be on the lookout for 1% Wednesday
features on social media and via email.
Each spotlight will include additional opportunities to support
our hometown restaurants, retailers, and service providers.
Let's Keep It Local!
1% for St. Simons businesses raise funds to preserve and protect St. Simons Island.
Contributions are raised by the participating businesses collecting a voluntary 1% donation
from their customers' receipts or invoices .
Currently, the program's contributions have been earmarked to help pay for the 
Oatland North Property purchases . Learn more HERE .
Please also consider supporting these local businesses
by forwarding this information
 to your friends, family, and co-workers.
From the entire Land Trust team, 
thank you for your partnership and support!