The South of DeRenne Association (SODA) brings all kinds of community leaders and businesses together to promote and foster friendship in the Savannah area. The group of over 60 members enjoys lunch together on a monthly basis. The networking meetups are a great opportunity to connect with prominent Savannah business and government figures as well as small business owners and fellow industry experts.
History and Overview of South of DeRenne Avenue
SODA was founded in the early 1990s and has remained a strong foundation for fostering relationships in the greater Savannah area with a focus on Southside Savannah. For the last seven years, SODA has been run by Tourism Leadership Council’s Government and Community Relations Manager, Stephen Plunk.
South of DeRenne Avenue Programs and Services
SODA hosts a monthly meeting on the first Wednesday at Barnes Restaurant. Attendees can expect networking opportunities, great food, and an engaging lineup of rotating guest speakers. Opportunities through SODA lunches include the following:
- Community Involvement
- Guest Speakers