'Networking For A Cause' Benefits Families Helping Families

Top Quote The Lowcountry Business Network's "Networking For A Cause' event drew over 400 attendees and benefited Families Helping Families, an organization dedicated to ensure that no Lowcountry family is left out of the spirit of the holiday season. End Quote
  • Charleston-North Charleston, SC (1888PressRelease) December 07, 2010 - Ellen Stebbins and Glenn Sojourner, Co-Founders of The Lowcountry Business Network (TLCBN) announced today that their event 'Networking for a Cause,' which took place at the Governor Thomas Bennett House on Thursday December 2nd, 2010, was a great success. TLCBN partnered with Giving Back Cheer's 2010 local charity Families Helping Families, an initiative of the Palmetto Project. More than 400 people attended the event and the money raised will benefit over 350 families this year.

    Each December for nineteen years, Families Helping Families has worked to ensure that no Lowcountry family is left out of the spirit of the holiday season. They fill specific requests and needs for families including clothing, household necessities and toys. All the proceeds from the event, including the silent auction and raffle, benefited Families Helping Families in the local area. Attendees enjoyed music and amazing cuisine and cocktails prepared by local chefs.

    Stebbins spoke about the parallels between Families Helping Families and businesses helping businesses and the importance to give back to your local community. "Giving Back Cheer is such a great cause and it involves a lot of community members and business owners around Charleston. It's so important that we give back during this time of year as well as continue to network with local business professionals," stated Stebbins.

    The Lowcountry Business Network is a Charleston-based company that connects individuals and networking groups through a social media system. The company's mission is to expand the networking reach of every business member in the Charleston community through member referrals, social media, online recommendations, and face-to-face events. The Lowcountry Business Network events focus on networking while offering skills and educational training by bringing in guest-speakers. Member benefits include social media marketing, live events, advertising, education, mentoring and monthly training. Visit www.thelowcountrybusinessnetwork.com for membership benefits, upcoming events and more information.

    Katherine Lee
    Katherine ( @ ) momentumresults dot com

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