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Savannah Area Chamber

The Savannah Chamber Weekly Digest
Everything You Need to Know From the Chamber

October 5, 2020

Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce

Leadership Savannah Applications Now Being Accepted for Class of 2021

Applications for the 2021 Leadership Savannah Class are currently being accepted. This will be a one-year class. Leadership Savannah seeks to inspire individual leadership growth by providing the learning experiences that lead to a better understanding of our community and preparation for meeting community challenges of the present and future. 

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TOMORROW, October 6 | Virtual Power Hour with Comcast Business

Technology moves at a rapid pace. In today’s economy it is vital to keep up and stay ahead of the curve. Is your business ready for the emergence of what is on the horizon? Tony Dearborn with Comcast Business will be presenting on how Comcast can help small businesses not only compete but thrive in the marketplace.

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Tuesday, October 20 | Business on the Move at Old Fort Jackson

Enjoy networking, light fare, cocktails, and learn about the history of one of the oldest brick fortifications on the East Coast at Old Fort Jackson. Don’t miss the 6 p.m. firing of a cannon used during the Civil War era. Business on the Move is a special networking opportunity offered several times a year to highlight local Chamber businesses.

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More Events


Chamber Teams Up with Quick RX Drugs to Administer Flu Shots to Staff

The Savannah Chamber and Visit Savannah team worked with Quick RX pharmacy to provide on-site voluntary flu shots for their more than 30 employees.

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Visit Savannah Partially Reopens Visitor Centers

Closed since the beginning of the pandemic outbreak in March, Visit Savannah is partially reopening its Visitor Centers, in a modified fashion. The River Street location will have personnel staffed from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays starting now through December.  

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Help Welcome Our Soldiers Home by Supporting the USO

Source: USO

As our heroes abroad return home to Fort Stewart, military protocols require those soldiers to quarantine for 14 days before returning to duty. The USO in coordination with the Army is working to ensure that all soldiers returning to the barracks return to a comfortable space with basic living essentials. Your donation to the USO can help ensure the more than 1,200 soldiers returning home in 2020 receive a warm welcome.

Click here to donate today.

Charting the Course Virtual State of the Port Address | Thursday, October 22 Source: Georgia Ports Authority

Source: Georgia Ports Authority

Executive Director Griff Lynch will present the Georgia Ports Authority's latest developments in infrastructure and global trade at the Port of Savannah. This is event is free and open to all Chamber members. 

Event Date: Thursday, October 22, 2020
Event Time: 11 a.m.

Click here to register for State of Port

UGA Small Business Development Center Free Seminar: "Growing Your Business in Uncertain Times" | October 7

Source: UGA SBDC

The Growing your Business in Uncertain Times webinar will provide you with effective tools to manage, grow, and protect your business for years to come. You’ll learn about the separation of business from personal finances, credit and borrowing options, and insurance needs.

The knowledge gained with help you to:

  • Effectively managing your cash flow
  • Keep your business up-to-date with the right technology
  • Identify credit options when the need arises
  • Hire the right employees for your business
  • Acquire the right insurance that can protect you from the unexpected.

Register Here

2020 Census Update - Deadline Extended to October 31

Source: Census Bureau

Last week a federal judge ordered that the 2020 Census count continue until October 31. Census employees in Chatham County will continue to collect information through the end of the month. To read more about to census extension or to complete your census on line, click here.



Ribbon Cuttings

Please support your fellow Chamber members by attending these upcoming ribbon cutting and grand opening events!


New Members

We are excited to welcome 10 new members in September! Please remember to do business with your fellow Chamber members!



Thank you to these members for their continued support through their membership.


We will update and add to the links below as new guidance and resources become available. Click here to visit the Chamber's resource page.

For more info, please visit the CDC's Guidance for Businesses page.

The Savannah Area Chamber is working hard to provide timely access to business resource information during the COVID-19 pandemic. The interpretation and recommendations of the information provided by the Chamber should not replace the consult of professional advisors familiar with your unique business situation. While it is believed that the content of external links is accurate and reliable, accuracy and completeness of information contained herein is not guaranteed. Users of this information accept all risks associated with the use of such information and agree that the Savannah Area Chamber has no liability to the user.

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