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GSAE events

Holiday Luncheon, Awards Show,
Officer Installation & Silent Auction

WE CELEBRATED THE
accomplishments of our 2017
award recipients (read more
about them on page 18) at the
annual Holiday Luncheon on
December 13. Thanks to our
generous silent auction donors
and bidders, we raised more
than $20,700 in 2017 to help
support the high level, quality
programming we all enjoy at our
meetings and conferences. A huge
thank you our committee leaders
Spence Downs, Loren Einstein
and Karla Yeck, along with the

entire Silent Auction Committee
and everyone who bid at either
of our auctions. Check out a list
of our donors online and thank
them for supporting GSAE.
Attendees donated 295 pounds
of food to support the Atlanta
Community Food Bank through
our annual food drive. Lori
K. Spear, CAE, Chair's Award
recipient, encouraged attendees
to donate to Toys for Tots,
raising $600 over the course of
the luncheon.

Mike Giles, Abit Massey, CAE and Bryan Tolar
sporting their most festive holiday ties.

Jennie Nesspor, CAE, Jeremy Minnick
and Angela Holland, CAE

Sponsor

Sponsor

Awards Video Sponsor

Host

2017 GSAE Board Chair Tara Morrison, CAE, CMP with the 2017 award recipients:
Jeff Sabourin, Abit Massey, CAE, Lori K. Spear, CAE, Julia Boyd, CAE,
Jennie Nesspor, CAE, Jim Moody, CAE and Karl Kirsch, CAE

Catering

Linda Minnick and James Pace assisting
with the annual ACFB food drive.

Kevin Shea, CEcD, Sheryl Ehlers and
Kelly McLendon, CAE
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Connections - Winter 2018

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Connections - Winter 2018

GSAE News & Events
New Members
Living Legends: Jim Fowler, CAE; David Ellis, CAE; and Tara Morrison, CAE, CMP
Moving a Convention with Two Weeks’ Notice
What to Do First in an Active Security Threat
GSAE Presents Annual Awards
GSAE 100th Anniversary Gala & Holiday Luncheon
Meetings Tips & Tricks
Destination: Sandestin, Panama City, Gulf Shores & Orange Beach
Choices: Graduation Has Meaning
Advertiser.com
Index of Advertisers
Connections - Winter 2018 - Intro
Connections - Winter 2018 - cover1
Connections - Winter 2018 - cover2
Connections - Winter 2018 - 3
Connections - Winter 2018 - 4
Connections - Winter 2018 - 5
Connections - Winter 2018 - GSAE News & Events
Connections - Winter 2018 - 7
Connections - Winter 2018 - New Members
Connections - Winter 2018 - Living Legends: Jim Fowler, CAE; David Ellis, CAE; and Tara Morrison, CAE, CMP
Connections - Winter 2018 - 10
Connections - Winter 2018 - 11
Connections - Winter 2018 - Moving a Convention with Two Weeks’ Notice
Connections - Winter 2018 - 13
Connections - Winter 2018 - 14
Connections - Winter 2018 - 15
Connections - Winter 2018 - What to Do First in an Active Security Threat
Connections - Winter 2018 - 17
Connections - Winter 2018 - GSAE Presents Annual Awards
Connections - Winter 2018 - 19
Connections - Winter 2018 - 20
Connections - Winter 2018 - GSAE 100th Anniversary Gala & Holiday Luncheon
Connections - Winter 2018 - 22
Connections - Winter 2018 - 23
Connections - Winter 2018 - Meetings Tips & Tricks
Connections - Winter 2018 - 25
Connections - Winter 2018 - Destination: Sandestin, Panama City, Gulf Shores & Orange Beach
Connections - Winter 2018 - 27
Connections - Winter 2018 - Choices: Graduation Has Meaning
Connections - Winter 2018 - 29
Connections - Winter 2018 - Index of Advertisers
Connections - Winter 2018 - cover3
Connections - Winter 2018 - cover4
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