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Networking/Community Events for Week of May 15-21, 2017
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 Savannah Wedding Vendors May Social 
at Cohen's Retreat
Jamie Weaver, Founder, with the best Wedding Planners, Photographers, Florists, Hair & Make-up Artists, Wedding Officiants, DJ's, Musicians, Venues & more!
Update from Marianne & Scott:
Hey Y'all !  Who is ready for summer? On Monday, we are heading to Savannah Quarters for Savannah Center for Blind and Low Vision 
"Fore Vision" Golf Tournament to see Lois Modell & Leslie Eatherly
Tues morning off to the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce with Alfonso Ribot. That evening excited about Happy Hour with the Association of Fundraising Professionals & seeing Karen Franklin, Ophelia Rodriguez,  and all our favorite nonprofit fundraisers! Wed morning off to see Len James, Roy Austin and Sandi Roth at The Chief Financial Officers Council meeting at 7AM, WHEW!!! Love to see Women who Rule especially when they are teamed up with The United Way of the Coastal Empire!! I am going to lunch with the amazing Courtney Rawlins to see Lisa Clark & the other ruling women! That evening loving the wine we are with and South Magazine at Rue de Jean to see Michael Brooks & fundraising for LLS so we get to see the spunky Jennie Brewster and tybee blonde, Lauren Matthews! On Thurs, going to the BRICE to see Mitch Linder, Leslie and Larissa - and visit the exquisite Pacci Restaurant for the Tourism Leadership Council Lunch to see the beautiful Molly Swagler, dashing Micheal T. Owens, Ron Scaif, and the entire team! Thurs night, -DO NOT MISS The LARGEST Business NETWORKING EVENT of the Year: The Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce (SACC) is hosting the fabulous "Taste of Downtown"!!! Meet us & 2000 other business professionals in Johnson Square for wonderful food and the best networking with the SACC team:  Stephanie Painter, Susan Smith, Tina Mock,  &  Brooke Phillips.  Saturday, heading to Tybee to support Seaside Sisters, Susan Kelleher and Mary Kay Andrews! is signing more of those amazing cookbooks! Scott is hosting his Annual Savannah New Yorkers Club & FRIENDS Garden Party at his house in that crazy backyard of his! Let us know your summer plans! Are you vacationing or staycationing? 
I am so honored to work with this man , SCOTT WEST, always
 giving, supportive and willing to help others, no matter the cost. He was the recipi ent of the Coastal Center Development Services (CCDS)  Vicki Loughrey Volunteer Award (check out photo of CCDS team right) this past Saturday out at the Landings.   honestly cannot think of a more deserving individual. Thank you Scott for all you do for so many in our community! Please tell him congratulations if you see him this week!

CHECK OUT "WE NEED YOUR HELP" Bulletin board below for Local Charities that have IMMEDIATE NEEDs.    

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Hey Bu siness Owners / Leaders, it is that time to help 500 students get their First JOB! as part of the Mayor of Savannah's Summer 500 Program.  Make a difference in our community ! 
Our TOP Networking PICKS
for the week of May 15-21 , 2017
Where YOU need to be! 
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Event / Description
May 15 100PM
Golf Tournament for Center for Blind at Savannah Quarters
Urban Sav. Chamber of Commerce, at Med. Tavern/Pooler
May 16
Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Brkfst at Sav.Morning News
Assoc. of Fundraising Prof'ls (AFP)  Social at In Vino Veritas  
May 17
Chief Financial Officer(CFO)Council Brkfst at Coastal GA Ctr 
1 Million Cups For Entrepreneurs at Bull St Labs
Women who Rule, United Way at The Westin
Nat'l Assoc. of Insurance/Fin'l Advisors at Carey Hillards
SOUTH Magazine social for LLS, at 39 Rue de Jean Restaurant
Yappy Hour Dog Charity Networking at Moon River Brewing 
Urban Sav. Chamber of Commerce at Outback Steakhouse
May 18 1130-1PM
Tourism Leadership Council Lunch, at Pacci Restaurant 
Jewish Educ. Alliance Lunch w/ speaker at JEA  
Savannah Chamber, Taste of Downtown, Johnson Square
Jim Cone Art Exhibition at 24e Broughton St. 
Telfair Museum Annual Membership Meeting at Jepson Ctr. 
May 19
TEDx Savannah, Jepson Center for the Arts
Wilm Island Farmers Mkt, Fundraiser at, Molly McGuire's
8th Annual Yacht Hop for LLS, Savannah Yacht Club
Bethesda Academy Scholarship
Tybee Island Beach Bum Parade
May 20
Adrian Peterson Golf Tournament, Bacon Park Golf Course
Senior Citizens INc. 5K Walk/Run at Daffin Park 
Annual Moon River Matt Cruise for Sav Bicycle Campaign
Kids Day America-Bright Life Chiropractic
Mary Kay Andrews CookBook Signing, Seaside Sisters, Tybee
4th Annual Nine Line Run for the Wounded, Daffin Park
May 21
Dawn Baker Hosts Movement in Forsyth Park 
Savannah New Yorkers Club Garden Party at Scott's House! 

FOR FULL DETAILS on EVENTS - visit our website

Save The Date!  We are helping /
Sponsoring the Following  Events:
Tue May 23 530PM  SavannahHELPS!  Watermelon Martini Soiree for CCDS at Picker Joe's ! 
Thu Jun 1 530PM
T elfair Museum's William Jay Society Annual Garden Party at Owen Thomas House 
Wed  Jun 14 530PM
75th Diamond Anniversary of Johnnie Ganem
(by Invitation only)  
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 !   SavannahHELPS!  
Monthly Charity Networking Event:
Tuesday May 23, 530-730PM 
To Volunteer, Donate Door Prizes, more info on our Annual Partnerships / Charity Sponsorships:  Marianne Ganem-Poppell  912-224-4869  
Special Thanks to our 2017 Presenting Sponsor: 

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Picker Joe's has the best eclectic finds around! 
Join us Tues, May 23 at Picker Joe's for a Watermelon & Cookie Soiree! 
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Mon-Sat: 10am-6pm   Sun: Noon-5PM 
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Savannah, GA 31401
Daily: 11am-11pm, 
till  midnight Fri & Sat
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Catering: Private P arties, Weddings,  & Corporate Events!   

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7501 Abercorn St, Savannah 
912-352-4001 Tracy Eckard, Owner
Mon-Sat, 10-6PM,    Sun, 12Noon-5PM 
ALSO: Visit Savannah Furniture Consignment Upstairs!! amazing finds !  

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Call David at 912-961-9617
2017 Annual 
Garden Party
Thu Jun 1
Owens-Thomas House
124 Abercorn St. Savannah GA 31401
FREE for Members, 
$10 for Guests

Named in honor of the famed young architect whose talent still endures in Savannah, the William Jay Society (WJS) is a group of Savannah's young professionals who share an enthusiasm and appreciation for art and Telfair Museums. Through diverse cultural programs, including art-related social activities and educational tours, WJS is establishing the next generation of community leaders and supporters of Telfair Museums.

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Reach 20,000 Clients!
& 5000 + on Facebook 
& your info on our FREE community Calendar Website:
Contact Marianne 

 List of Nonprofits with Urgent Needs this week: 
Coastal Pet Rescue: Pavers, 6x6 Chain Link Fence Panels, gravel, Brick borders 

Union Mission: Men's Socks, Toiletries 

LLS Leukemia Lymphoma Society:   The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Savannah, GA   needs  volunteers for our  Yacht Hop 2017  next Friday evening! Please contact  Katie Rudder  at 912-436-3275 or Volunteers 15 and over are welcome! Girls on the Run: Summer Volunteers for the office 

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 me at

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

For Complete List of local nonprofit needs, or to post your nonprofit's needs - visit 
Planning your Schedule? 
To see the FULL SavannahMasterCalendar,  all events for the week, month and year, please visit us online at:   
Savannah New Yorkers' Club 
Annual Spring Garden Party Potluck 
Sun May 21, 2-4PM 
1801 East 32nd Street, Savannah GA 
or by email to Scott West -  
SAVANNAH SNAPSHOTS: Networking Photo Gallery
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Savannah Small Business Chamber May Breakfast at Cohen's Retreat

Visit Savannah Tour & Travel Committee Meeting at Sav Chamber Office

Savannah Wedding Vendors May Social at Cohen's Retreat

Savannah Downtown Biz Assoc (SDBA) May  Lunch
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