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Networking/Community Events for Week of June 12-18, 2017
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Hospice Inc of Savannah Ribbon Cutting of new Thrift Shop
 Mike Lamb, Mayor of Pooler
Debra Larson, Exec. Director of Hospice Savannah
Update from Marianne & Scott:
This is a BIG week for us! We are ecstatic to celebrate the diamond anniversary with the  Ganem Family, 75 years of local business in Savannah! Stop by
Johnnie Ganem's and tell   Louise, Paul, Margaret, & Evelyn Congratulations on keeping the Spirits alive!! Tues morning we run to the Small Business Chamber at the fab Cohen's Retreat to see   Regan Drake, Ammie Dover, David Pence, Melvin Dean  & gang. Then rush over to the Chamber office on Bay St for Visit Savannah to see   Chelsea Paulsen, Mindy Shea, & Renae Scott. That evening going to one of our faves, Savannah Square Pops for Savannah Wedding Vendors to see Tara Hart, Judd Wiggins, Royce Patrick, Jamie Weaver, Bruce Beaird & the event professionals!  A sweet Wednesday starting at Byrd Cookie Co in City Market to witness Byrd receive the Golden Broom Award from Savannah Development & Renewal Authority, looking forward to seeing Stacy Jennings, Drew Ambos,Kevin Klinkenberg & Dickey Mopper. That afternoon hanging with the Downtown Business Group, Karen Guinn, Barbara Ruddy, Sherry McBeath, Gina Peper, & Deborah Wright.  Thursday, lunch will be with Ron Scalf, Molly Swagler, Hallie Mobley & Michael T. Owens at the Tourism Leadership Council. Thursday evening the Downtown Neighborhood Association is hosting their summer social! Looking forward to a productive fun week! Where will you be! Hope to see you! Thank you for posting all your nonprofit and business networking events in  - new updates are happening regular, stay tuned!

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 Congratulations !  to Dawn Baker of WTOC who is starting her eecond annual Dawn's Daughter Leadership Academy today with 58 girls in the 10th and 11th grades, from Chatham, Liberty and Bryan Counties, They will meet from from 9 am to 2PM daily at the Savannah Technical College and then have quarterly sessions on Saturdays throughout the year.   For more information visit her website:

CHECK OUT "WE NEED YOUR HELP" Bulletin board below for Local Charities that have IMMEDIATE NEEDs.    
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Our TOP Networking PICKS
for the week of Jun 12-18 , 2017
Where YOU need to be! 
Blue = Business Networking
Event / Description
Jun 12 7PM
Emergent Savannah Local Topics at Sentient Bean  
Jun 13
Small Business Chamber Monthly Breakfast at Cohens Retreat
Visit Savannah Tour & Travel Committee Meeting
United Way Young Leaders Seminar
Savannah Wedding Vendors Social at Sav Square Pops
GreenDrinks Savannah at the Wormhole
Wilmington Island Networking Group  at Friendship Coffee
Jun 14 9AM
1 Million Cups by Creative Coast
Golden Broom Presentation at Byrd Cookie Co. City Market
Sav Downtown Business Association (SDBA) Lunch
Historical Marker Dedication at First African Baptist 
Yappy Hour benefiting S.E. Guide Dogs at Subaru HH
Johnnie Ganem's 75th Diamond Jubilee Celebration
(By invitation only)  
Jun 15 1130AM
Tourism Leadership Council (TLC)  Lunch  
Inst. of Mngment Accts. (IMA) Lunch at Sav. Coffee Roasters
JEA Food for thought lunch at JEA
Grand Opening Restoration Chiropractic 
Punchlist After Hours for Architect & Design Field (A1A)
Starting a Small Business by SBDC (Sav Biz Dev. Corp) 
Downtown Neighborhood Assoc. Summer Social  
Savannah Unites, at Club One, benefit for LGBTQIA Center, First City Network, and Stand Out Youth. 
Jun 16
8AM Charity Golf Tournament presented by Sav Traffic Club
Jun 17
PUTT PUTT FOR PETS at Savannah Quarters 
20th Anniv. Gala - Ctr for Sustainable Coast at Desoto Hilton
Jun 18
   Happy Father's Day !  Reminder to do something nice for your dad ! 

There are 100 MORE events happening this week! -FOR FULL DETAILS on EVENTS - visit our website

Save The Date!  We are helping /
Sponsoring the Following  Events:
Thu Jun 29 530PM  Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting of Ghost Coast Distillery, Fundraiser for TLC 
Wed  Jun 14 530PM
75th Diamond Anniversary of Johnnie Ganem
(by Invitation only)  
Tue Oct 530PM
Grand Opening Scott Cohen Dental's new offices !  
Things Change!   please visit our website for full event details and remember to contact the event organizer directly for last minute changes about event status, location, prices, & details. 
Save the DATE !   
Thu, Jun 29,  5:30-730PM
Ghost Coast Distillery 
 Grand Opening& Ribbon Cutting Ceremony!
Fundraiser for The Tourism Leadership Council TLC Scholarship Fund.  |  912-298-0071 | 641 Indian St, Sav, GA 31401
Open for Tours Tues - Sun
Event Questions:  To Volunteer, Donate Door Prizes, more event info
Please call  Marianne Ganem-Poppell  912-224-4869  
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Flavor of the Week
New Caramel Almond Brittle
Non Dairy 

Caramel Almond Brittle!  Almond Non Dairy Frozen Dessert with salted caramel swirls & pieces of almond brittle (Vegan)

Visit us at:
25 E. Broughton St.
Savannah, GA 31401
Daily: 11am-11pm, 
till  midnight Fri & Sat

Chad & Meri Scribner, Owners
Now available to help with your catering needs!!  Ben & Jerry's is ready for your:  

Private Parties, Weddings, Corporate Events & 

they even make cakes and personalized print labels for party favors!! 

All locally packed and created at the Broughton St scoop shop! Call for details! 912-421-2086.

David Pence, LUTCF
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Call David at 912-961-9617

Auto Tip of the Week:   

We know your time is important! Did you know it takes up to 20 times more water to wash your car at home? Also, there is more of risk of scratching your car when you wash it yourself! So, there is a great excuse to take your care for a good wash! Do you have a favorite carwash in Savannah?

For all your  Car Care Needs!  
1680 East President St, Savannah GA 31401
Mon-Sat:  8AM-530PM, 
Closed weekends

Call Mike at  (912) 355-6312
Owners: Mike & Michele Thompson

Do not be this guy: 

Green Frog Sleep Center offers FREE delivery of your new mattress, boxspring, and bed frame PLUS removal & disposal of the old bed!! Can't beat that! 
Go see Tracy! 
at Green Frog Sleep Center  on Abercorn!

Locally Owned & Operated ! 
7501 Abercorn St, Savannah 
Tracy Eckard, Owner
Mon-Sat, 10-6PM, Sun, 12Noon-5PM 
ALSO: Visit Savannah Furniture Consignment Upstairs!! amazing finds !

Home of the Week:

Fabulous all Brick home in lovely  Isle of Hope, 
5 bed, 4 bath with built ins and amazing yard!!! 
40 Richmond Dr
Chelsea Phillips
Residential Real Estate  
Collectible of the Week 

#antique #rockingchair #furniture #chair 
#design #interiors 

271 E 41st St  Savannah, GA 
Mon-Sat: 10am-6pm   Sun: Noon-5PM 
(912) 239-4657  James Plumlee, 
Antiques, Vintage Collectibles ! 

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Reach 20,000 Clients!
& 5000 + on Facebook 

& your info on our FREE community Calendar Website:

Contact Marianne 

Pet of the Week!!
Meet Poi:
I'm the boy named Poi! I am a healthy, 10-yr old Beagle mix. with a calm disposition. I am good with small children and have only had one family. If you have time and affection to give, I will love the attention and be a great addition to your home. Oh, and did I mention that I am dog friendly if your dog needs a furry pal? Great news! The folks at the shelter saw my potential and I have been selected for Operation New Hope training. I will be available for adoption on July 1st!
To adopt Poi contact The Humane Society :
Call:(912) 354-9515
7215 Sallie Mood Dr, Savannah GA 31406

SAVANNAH SNAPSHOTS: Networking Photo Gallery
Hospice Savannah RIbbon Cutting - Thrift Shop in Pooler

Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce Lunch

Savannah Jaycees

South of Derenne Association(SODA) 
Best Connections

Dedication of Firing Range to Al St. Lawrence

United Way Young Prof lunch

Dancing with the Stars for Alzheimers 

TO SUBMIT your business/charity event photos - please email these in jpg format to Marianne Ganem-Poppell at 
 List of Nonprofits with Urgent Needs this week: 

Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Coastal Empire  is need of individually wrapped snacks, individual chips and individual drinks (juices, soda, etc.) and scrubbing bubbles cleaner. 

Dignity-Matters: Tampon/Pad collections for the homeless women & teens in Savannah. 
Click here to like Facebook page & for more info visit:

Loop it Up Savannah: N eeds an electirican to redirect power from one side of their building to another in preparation for an incoming hot water heater and utility sink! They also are in need of dinner food for 45 kids every Tuesday and Thursday for the weeks of June 5th - July 20th. For more info contact Molly Lieberman 

Girls on the Run: Preparing for a large fall season and will need volunteers to help prepare the curriculum boxes and coach bags for each site. The bags have bug spray, markers, ink pens, tape, rubber bands, and first-aid kits among other essentials. 
Contact Girls on the Run to donate supplies or volunteer to help assemble. 912-349-1528

The Tybee Prom: Benefits the Islands Feral Cat Project, taking place on July 8, 2017. For more info or to sponsor please contact Marie Rodriguez 912-786-0181. 

Coastal Pet Rescue : Pavers, 6x6 Chain Link Fence Panels, gravel, Brick borders 

Union Mission: Men's Socks, Toiletries 

AFA Academy of the LowCountry a Non For Profit Learning and Therapy Center, is interested in possibly adding a location in Savannah for kids with Autism, Down Syndrome and other Developmental Delays from the ages of 1-21. Those who are interested in wanting to learn more or   want  to help raise funds to make this happen please email

Kids Helping Kids Prevail Foundation, Inc is a non-profit 501c3 organization. New foundation, mission is to educate our youth and combat poverty. They focus on Financial, Career - Professional and Character development programs along with S.T.E.M.
They are in need of volunteers, a building /office space, monetary donations, a grant writer and other opportunities and areas of need.  Contact  Sade Murphy  912-401-9085 to find out more information. 

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