11th Annual Night of Champions To Honor Differently-Abled Individuals and Their Employers April 2nd

Staff Report From Savannah CEO

Friday, March 13th, 2020

The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS) announces the 11th Annual Night of Champions celebration, scheduled for Thursday, April 2.

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 is about more than one night,” said Night of Champions chairperson Tom Kenkel. “It is about our business community being changed by the employees and their employers whose dedication and leadership highlight the possibilities and benefits of inclusive communities and workspaces.”

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, April 2, at the Savannah Convention Center.

Last year’s honorees included Erik Glasford, Effingham Health System; Meghan Mayle, Bubba Gumbo’s Seafood Restaurant; Reginald Horton, The Savannah Bananas; Chris Maynor, DIRTT Environmental Solutions; and Chris Holt, Tybee Island YMCA. Amy Wright, owner of Bitty & Beau’s Coffee, was the recipient of the 2019 President’s Award.

In addition to dinner, the evening will include a recognition ceremony, a silent auction and a cash bar, with Cyreia Sandlin serving as the night’s emcee. Two President’s Award honorees will also be recognized: Will Howell of WillPower Ties and Kevin Sheehan of the Savannah AMBUCS organization. Business professional attire is requested.

Individual tickets are $60; tables of ten can be reserved for $600 at https://nightofchampions.org. Sponsorship opportunities are also available and offer a range of benefits. For more information, call 912-436-3626 or [email protected].