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March 21 - Beyond Suits & Heels to Celebrate Local Women Leaders in Business and Nonprofits on March 26

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Savannah Business Journal Staff Report

March 21, 2019 - In honor of Women’s History Month, the Savannah Master Calendar partner businesses are holding a special networking social and panel discussion for women leaders and those who support them. This month’s SMC Gives series event—Beyond Suits & Heels—will take place on Tuesday, March 26 from 5-7 p.m. at Savannah Station at 601 Cohen Street. The event is also a fundraiser for the Rape Crisis Center of the Coastal Empire, and attendees are kindly asked to make a $10 cash donation to the organization.

The event will begin with a networking social from 5–5:45 p.m, during which guests will enjoy appetizers by Cape Creations Catering, desserts by Savannah Square Pops and Wicked Cakes, and a cash bar. The panel discussion will take place from 5:45–6:30 p.m. and will feature local women leaders discussing the causes that matter to them and how nonprofit and for-profit organizations can work together to benefit and enrich our community. The panelists include Cecilia Arango of Thomas & Hutton, Jess Belfry of Hustle & Blow Dry Bar, Weslyn Bowers of Blessings in a Book Bag, Maria Center of Girls on the Run, Cynthia Creighton-Jones of Cape Creations Catering, Sarah Denmark, Aileen Gabbey of Susan G. Komen, Britnee Kinard of SD Gunner Fund, Mia Mance of G100/Dick Broadcasting Company, Shannon McClure of the American Cancer Society, Paige Sarvis, Deb Thompson of United Way, Deborah Warren of Savannah Termite and Pest Control, and Doris Williams of the Rape Crisis Center. Savannah Master Calendar President Marianne Ganem-Poppell will moderate the panel, with Old Town Trolley Tour’s Laura Ross and Celebrations Unlimited’s Zelonia Williams to give introductory remarks.

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