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By: Calli Arnold

April 23, 2012 SAVANNAH, GA -- The Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce invites you to plan to attend the following upcoming events, as you save these dates in your calendar and register early.

Small Business Council SMART Lunch Series: How to Boost your Bottom Line in 12 Months | May 1
Licensed Professional Business Coach, Kevin Thomas of the Southeast Business Development Group will present the top three ways to “Boost your Bottom Line in 12 Months.” Topics will include: sales, marketing and customer service. This series is sponsored by: Comcast.

Date: Tuesday, May 1
Time: Networking at 11:30 a.m.
Program from noon – 1 p.m.
Location: Savannah Morning News Auditorium
1375 Chatham Parkway
Parking: Complimentary parking available in Savannah Morning News parking lot across Police Memorial Drive.
Cost: $11 for Chamber members — RSVP is required by Thursday prior to event
Contact: Cally D’Angelo, 912.644.6459 or

11th Annual Taste of Downtown Business Connection | May 10
Join us for one of our most anticipated and well attended Business Connections of the year! More than 40 member restaurants and caterers will feature their fare, while fellow business professionals enjoy beverages and networking in the exquisite Johnson Square. Business Connections are a great opportunity for you to improve you business by bumping elbows with other business partners, old and new. Mark your calendars for this must attend event! Last year we had approximately 900 Chamber members and their guests present. Sponsors include Bank of America as the principal sponsor for this event, as well as supporting sponsors: Cricket Wireless, Deemer Dana & Froehle LLP, Southern Eagle Distributing and Yates-Astro Termite & Pest Control Company. This is a private event open to Chamber members and their guests. No R.S.V.P. is necessary. For a list of participating restaurants, see the event’s listing on our Business Calendar at

Date: Thursday, May 10
Time: 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Location: Johnson Square; Bull & Congress Streets
Cost: $10 for Chamber members; $25 for member guests
Contact: Cally D’Angelo, 912.644.6459 or

Military Appreciation Luncheon | May 23
It’s time again to recognize the contributions of our service members. The Military Affairs Council will host its annual Military Appreciation Luncheon at the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort and Spa May 23 at noon. Our keynote speaker will be Maj. Gen. Abe Abrams, commanding general of the 3rd Infantry Division based at Fort Stewart. Tickets for this event will be $40 each and tables of 10 will be $400. To make reservations, please see this event listing on our Business Calendar at For more information, please call Margaret Mary Russell at 912.644.6432 or e-mail her at

Date: Wednesday, May 23
Where: The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa
Networking: 11:30 a.m.
Lunch: Noon
Cost: $40 / $400 Table of 10
Contact: Margaret Mary Russell, 912.644.6432 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.

Phone: 912.644.6429

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