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Chamber to host 207th Annual Meeting Dec. 13

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By: Taylor Griffin

November 21, 2013 SAVANNAH, GA. -- The Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce will host its 207th Annual Meeting at noon on Friday, Dec. 13 at the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa.

At this event, the Chamber will reflect on its 2013 accomplishments and review its 2014 Program of Work. The Chamber will also recognize 2013 Chamber Board Chair Jenny Gentry, city president of Wells Fargo, as she passes the gavel to incoming Board Chair Toby Moreau, city executive of BB&T. Other outgoing board members, committee chairs and 2013 volunteers will be recognized and thanked for their work with the Chamber this year.

The Chamber's Oglethorpe Award for exceptional community leadership will be presented posthumously to John Matthews, former managing partner of Deemer Dana & Froehle.

"The Annual Meeting is our chance to recognize and thank top business leaders in the Savannah area for their hard work within the community and our Chamber," said Chamber President & CEO Bill Hubbard. "These professionals have helped shape a successful business community with hundreds of thousands of employees."

Individual tickets can be purchased by Chamber members for $35 each and by non-members for $45 each. Tables of 10 can be purchased for $350 by Chamber members and $450 for non-members. To purchase tickets, please go to and click on "register for events" or contact Margaret Mary Russell at or 912.644.6432. This event is sponsored by title sponsors Georgia Power and Gulfstream; presenting sponsors BB&T, Stage Front Presentation Systems and Wells Fargo; and corporate sponsors AT&T, Deemer Dana & Froehle and R.B. Baker Construction.

For media assistance at the event or for more information, please contact Taylor Griffin at 912.644.6429 or

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