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Networking/Community Events for Week of June 5-11, 2017
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Julie Sywassink (Ghost Coast Distillery),  Rachel Wilson (Outgoing Pres, William Jay Society), Austin Wright (Telfair Museum),  Cyreia Sandlin (Incoming Pres, William Jay Society), 
Chris Sywassink (Ghost Coast Distillery)
Telfair Museum's William Jay Society 
The Annual Garden Party at Owens Thomas House
Update from Marianne & Scott:

Contact Marianne (912) 224-4869
  What a fun week last week! A great time at the Annual Garden Party with the Telfair's William Jay Society, an honor to be at the Savannah Bananas 200 Club game, great food at Savannah's 3rd Food Truck Fest!! Check out the photos below in our Networking photo gallery! Now on to the First week of June!! With that being said the first week of the month means we get to see those hard working incredible women at the monthly Chamber lunch on Tues!! We will be at Savannah Morning News to see  Susan Smith, Brooke Phillips, Tina Mock   & soon to be Mama -   Stephanie Painter  ! Before we head to lunch we are excited to check out the brand new Hospice Thrift Store in Pooler and seeing  Debra Larson, Jamey Espina, Ophelia Rodriguez, Beth Logan  Tonya Hillis, & Pooler Mayor Mike Lamb.   Shopping for a good cause? We would not miss it! Tues evening we are hanging with the top young professionals in Savannah, The Savannah Jaycees at "The Hut" to see  Cynthia Wright, Aaron Cradduck, Cheryl Lawrence, Rachel Bishop, Leandra Mikkel  & the team! Wed going to SODA with Robert Hunter "The  Colonel " & Stephen Plunk  at a new location. First Wednesday evenings are always fun, first to Maritime After Hours to see Bily Robinson, Jed Young, David "Fish" Mihuta, Ben Goldberg, bill stankiewicz rush over to Billy's Place to see  Courtney Rawlins  and  Nate Schaffer  for Savannah's Best Connections. Thursday, having lunch with the young leaders of the United Way learning about public speaking with  Nancy Carr lunch sponsored by  Thomas & Hutton!  Always great to see  Lisa Clark  &   Becca Pierson. Friday, stopping by the City of Savannah Cultural Affairs Dept for Reception honoring local artist Angela Beasley & Puppet People!    Ready to Dance with Savannah Stars for Alzheimers on Friday night at the Trade Center! Marianne's Uncle Johnnie Ganem is dancing, I have no doubt, it will be completely entertaining! Saturday, we will be shopping for new books at the Humane Society Annual Book Sale! Planning a harmonious Sunday with the Jazz Benefit Concert at Congregation Mickve Israel to see   Rabbi Haas  & his lovely wife,  April Haas ! You know when Mr. Teddy Adams & Quintet, featuring the extraordinary Ms. Huxsie Scott are performing, it will be an amazing afternoon!! 

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Our TOP Networking PICKS
for the week of Jun 5-11 , 2017
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Event / Description
Jun 5 100PM
City Short-term Vacation Meeting at Civic Center
Sav Wine Cellar Monday's Business Networking Social 
Jun 6
Hospice Savannah, Thrift Show GrandOpening in Pooler 
Senior Citizens Inc. Summer Fan Drive Kick-Off 
Sav Area Chamber of Comm. monthly  lunch, at Sav Morning News
Savannah Jaycees, Monthly Leadership Seminar 
Jun 7 9AM
One Million Cups - by Creative Coast- Entrepreneurs
SODA Lunch, South of Derenne Association
Maritime After Hours Social- Wild Wings Downtown
Best Connections At Billy's Place/ McDonough
Jun 8 1130AM
NuBarter SEO /Google Search Lunch - GIngerbread House
United Way Young Leaders Lunch at United Way 
J uneteenth Lecture at the Jepson 
Jun 9
Vintage Days at Sav Int'l Trade Convention Ctr
Reception for Angela Beasley Puppet People 
Dancing Stars of Coastal GA for Alzheimers at Sav Trade Ctr 
Jun 10
Humane Society Annual Book Sale 
Savannah Art Walk 
Jun 11
Jazz Benefit Concert at Congregation Mickve Israel
Daniel J. Concert in Bonaventure Chapel for One Love Animal Rescue 

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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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Home of the Week:

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Flavor of the Week
Waffle Cone Sundae!

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Savannah, GA 31401
Daily: 11am-11pm, 
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We do Catering !  Private P arties, 
Weddings,  & Corporate Events

Four Main Types of Mattresses: 
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Tracy Eckard, Owner
Mon-Sat, 10-6PM, Sun, 12Noon-5PM 
ALSO: Visit Savannah Furniture Consignment Upstairs!! amazing finds !

Collectible of the Week 
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271 E 41st St  Savannah, GA 
Mon-Sat: 10am-6pm   Sun: Noon-5PM 
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& 5000 + on Facebook 

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Contact Marianne 

Pet of the Week!!
Meet Creamsicle:

Domestic Short Hair, neutered male, up to date on vaccines and microchipped.  Creamsicle seems to do well with other cats, is super playful and is learning to walk on a harness!  In Foster Care

To adopt Creamsicle contact One Love Animal  Rescue:
SAVANNAH SNAPSHOTS: Networking Photo Gallery
Tour of Goodwill Savannah Facilities 
William Jay Society of Telfair Museums, Annual Garden Party

Savannah Bananas, 200 Club Baseball Fun

Savannah Food Truck Festival at Daffin Park

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 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. 

Hospice Savannah Inc, New Thrift Shoppe in Pooler: Need Donations & Volunteers, Ribbon Cutting is June 6. For more information contact Beth Logan, 
(912) 355-2289

Let's Can Hunger: Meeting June 10, 2017 at 10 am. For more info call: 912-667-3696

Dignity-Matters: Tampon/Pad collections for the homeless women & teens in Savannah. 
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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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