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March 4, 2011 --

For Immediate Release
March 4, 2011

Contact: Melissa Yao
Phone: 912.644.6431 or 912.398.2882

Upcoming Business Events for the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce

Here you will find information on the upcoming activities in Savannah, with great networking opportunities, business connections, educational opportunities and more. You don’t want to miss these events from the Chamber and Visit Savannah, so mark your calendar today. For more information, please visit or call 912.644.6400.

Leadership Savannah Graduate Program at the Savannah Hilton Head International Airport
March 9

Date: Wednesday, March 9
Time: 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Location: Savannah Hilton Head International Airport, meet at Savannah Square
Cost: Join the Graduate Program for the 2010-2011 year at a cost of $75.
Description: The March Leadership Savannah Graduate program will be at a very familiar location that we can all learn something about. The Savannah Hilton Head International Airport will be hosting the March Graduate Program with the Executive Director, Patrick Graham, piloting our trip. There will be information on a wide range of topics from the security matters, what the “airport” actually encompasses, as well as access to areas that are normally off-limits.
Contact: Margaret Mary Russell at 912.644.6432 or to make your reservation for this program.

Chamber’s Annual Membership Campaign
Volunteer Training March 9 or March 22

Date: Wednesday, March 9
Time: 8:30 - 10 a.m. A continental breakfast will be served.
Date: Tuesday, March 22
Time: 3:30 - 5 p.m. Refreshments will be served.
Location: Savannah Chamber
101 E. Bay St., 31401
Cost: None
Description: “Catch the Wave” is the theme for this year’s Membership Campaign. Led by co-chairs Jenny Gentry, Savannah Market President, Wells-Fargo and Rusty Ross, Partner, Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP, members are encouraged to field a team and join in the fun.
The benefits are great:
• Learn about the Chamber/ Visit Savannah “product”
• Practice selling techniques
• Make new contacts
• Renew old relationships
• Celebrate at Reward Sessions
• Earn cash for sales!
Attend one of the training opportunities to get all the details.
Contact: Susan Smith, 912.644.6434 or

Tubby’s Tankhouse Oyster Roast Business Connection
March 24

Date: Thursday, March 24
Time: 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Location: Tubby’s Tank House in Thunderbolt, 2909 River Dr.
Cost: $10 for Chamber Members; $25 for Member guests
Description: Join Chamber Members and Member guests for networking at the March Business Connection, hosted by Tubby’s Tank House in Thunderbolt and sponsored by Comcast.
Contact: Susan Smith, 912.644.6434 or

Save the Date for the April Small Business Council / SMART Lunch Series
April 5

Date: Tuesday, April 5
Time: 11:30 a.m. – Networking; Noon –Luncheon
Location: Savannah Morning News Auditorium, 1375 Chatham Parkway
Cost: $11 – R.S.V.P. is required by Noon on the Thursday prior to the event
Description: The SMART lunch series is sponsored by Comcast.
Contact: Susan Smith, 912.644.6434 or

Savannah Sand Gnats Business Connection
April 21

Date: Thursday, April 21
Time: 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Historic Grayson Stadium
1401 E. Victory Dr.
Description: The Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce has teamed-up with the Savannah Sand Gnats for a fun-filled night at the ball park. Enjoy great networking and delicious food from the best ball park concession area in the business at Land Shark Landing. Cost includes a ticket to the 7:30 p.m. Savannah Sand Gnats vs. the Lexington Legends baseball game. No R.S.V.P. necessary.
Cost: $15 for Chamber members; $30 for Member guests
Contact: For more information contact Susan Smith at 912.644.6434 or

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The Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce is a business organization managed by a volunteer board of directors. The Chamber encompasses Visit Savannah, Ambassadors Council, the CEO Council, Communities in Schools, Drug-Free Workplace, Greater Savannah Sports Council, Governmental Affairs Council, Leadership Savannah, Legends of Golf, Manufacturers and Distributors Council, Military Affairs Council, Owner’s Council, Savannah Compact Education Council, Small Business Council, Trustees Council, and Tybee Island Tourism Council.

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