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May 1 - Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society Announces 2019 Night of Champions

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Savannah Business Journal Staff Report

May 1, 2019 - The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS) recently announced that the 10th Annual Night of Champions celebration will be held Thursday, May 9.

The event recognizes employees with different abilities in the Savannah area who excel in their workplace and their employers who have come to understand the value and importance of inclusive employment.

“Night of Champions celebrates employees and their employers whose dedication and leadership shine a light on the possibilities and benefits of inclusive communities and work spaces,” said Night of Champions chairperson Tom Kenkel.

Selected employees and their employers will be invited as special guests to the Night of Champions dinner that will take place at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 9, at the Savannah Convention Center.

Last year’s honorees included Elissa Brown, Kroger; Caroline Campbell, Zaxby’s; Herbert Hudson, Back in the Day Bakery; Marquis Smith, SCAD’s Byte Cafe; Jabari Tukes, Pooler Karate; Iyaona Weathers, Grainger Honda & Nissan.

In addition to dinner, the evening will include a recognition ceremony, a silent auction and a cash bar, with Jamie Deen & Allyson Harvin serving as the night’s emcee. This year’s key note speakers are John & Mark Cronin, owners of John’s Crazy Socks. Amy Wright, the owner of Bitty & Beau’s Coffee, is this year’s President’s Award Winner. Business professional attire is requested.

Individual tickets are $50; tables of ten can be reserved for $500 at nightofchampions.org. Sponsorship opportunities are also available and offer a range of benefits. For more information, call 912-436-3626.

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