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

April 25, 2022

Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce

Appealing Air National Guard's Decision to Close the Georgia Combat Readiness Training Center (CRTC)

In the FY2023 President's Budget, the Air National Guard has provided no funding for the Georgia CRTC located at the airport. The Chamber and our community leaders have organized an aggressive appeal to get this funding restored in Congressional mark-ups of the Air Force budget.

We have garnered the support of the entire Georgia Congressional delegation led by SEN Raphael Warnock and REP Buddy Carter. Bill Hubbard, Chamber President & CEO, "said it takes roughly $5 million to pay for the operations and sustainment of the CRTC and $6.5 million to pay for the manpower. It's puzzling the Air National Guard wants to close Savannah because it stands out as a national treasure.

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Coffee Chats and Sneak Peek of Unique Design X Savannah | Wednesday, April 27

Tybee Business Connection | Thursday, April 28

2022 Savannah’s Salute: Military Appreciation Luncheon | Thursday, May 26, 2022

Georgia Power Sports Awards Luncheon 2022 | Wednesday, May 18

More Networking
Courses & Conversations at Crosswinds Golf Club ›
Business on the Move at D'Corner Latin Restaurant ›
Coffee Chats at House of Daniette ›
tueSDAY, MAY 24
Business on the Move at Merchants on Bee ›


Visit Savannah Calls for Summer Deals

This summer, Visit Savannah is launching a digital advertising campaign to drive travelers to Savannah. This campaign will run from May through July. All hospitality partners are encouraged to submit a compelling special offer for consideration to be included. 

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Leadership Savannah Class Explores Area Agribusiness and Marine Science with GSU and SSU

Last week, Leadership Savannah visited Nellwood Farms in Brooklet, Georgia, to see a working farm and hear how it operates from Farmer David Crumley. Faculty from Georgia Southern University greeted the class and brought in professors and professionals to discuss the agribusiness incubator led by GSU.  

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Chamber Membership Team Welcomes Georgia Chamber CEO

Last Thursday, Chamber staff and Chamber Chairman Allyson Harvin, attended the Georgia Chamber's New Georgia Economy Tour at Georgia Southern University's Armstrong Campus. The Georgia Chamber presented the gathered data and information from our state's communities which they will use to help towards building a comprehensive planning strategy for 2023.

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Welcome our newest members and remember to do business with your fellow Chamber members!

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

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Please support your fellow Chamber members by attending these upcoming ribbon cuttings and grand opening events, and join us in congratulating the below members who recently hosted a celebration!

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Savannah is Perfect for a Girl's Getaway

Savannah was hostess for a girl's weekend planned by students at Emory University in Atlanta. The trio, all public health majors, chose Savannah for their spring-break weekend! The ladies stopped by the MLK Visitor Center for insider tips are what to see and do in Savannah. 

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How to Become a Film-Friendly Vendor | FREE Educational Class Opportunity

Film in Savannah is a BIG business, which means BIG opportunity for local small businesses. Attendees of this educational class will learn how to become a vendor for Film and TV Productions. From caterers and lumber to florists and dog walkers, every production needs a wide variety of goods and services. 

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