Small Business Samaritans Featured Friday

Next Meeting: September 17, 2021 - 8am

SBS Featured Friday meetings are hosted by Phillip Saxton. Mr. Saxton says, “Business owners need an organization that is dedicated to their success. It is absolutely necessary for business owners to grow, be encouraged and interact with fellow business owners to discuss ideas and challenges of day to day operations.

SBS Featured Friday is a small business networking group that meets each Friday at 8am. We started our meetings in Dacula, GA and after several years, moved to The 1818 Club in Duluth Georgia. Because of the current COVID-19 crisis, we started having Zoom meetings. Later in  2021, along with our Zoom meetings, we will have in person gatherings.

Over the years, hundreds of business owners have benefited from attending our weekly one hour meetings. Our meetings are free. To receive an invite to attend, complete the ‘contact us’ form and include your email address. 

Hundreds of business owners have benefited greatly from regular attendance and participation in SBS FF.

SBS FF Value

The value of Small Business Samaritans Featured Friday is to provide a mental space & platform for business owners to come together, discuss business issues, fellowship, network and to take on the responsibility to pray and encourage our fellow business associates. In each of our meetings, we think hard about how each business person can be enhanced & helped. We encourage participants to join in on our weekly mission to enhance the lives of others and dedicate ourselves to their business success.

Agenda

  • Opening Prayer & Breakfast (For our Zoom Meetings – Feel free to have your coffee)
  • Teaching/Sharing Moment: Each meeting is about growing and learning business concepts
  • Featured Presentation: ”How to Build Better Relationships With Your Bank”  – Fernando Minauro
  • Each attendee share: Networking
  • Announcements 
  • Closing Prayer

Invitation

We encourage participants to invite others to attend and join in on our weekly mission to enhance the lives of others and dedicate ourselves to their business success.

You may use these meetings to invite a potential client or friend to participate and enjoy our meetings. Use this meeting as part of your marketing program. 

Attendance is FREE.

We network, share common interests; learn business principles and provide a platform for people to share how God has impacted their lives and businesses.

SBS FF 2021 Theme: ‘Dare to be different and do something great! Something that will change the world for the better.’

Business people are called

business professionals praying together

The meetings are denominationally inclusive and politically neutral and geared to business people sharing their faith in Jesus Christ and how that works in the marketplace. You do not have to be a Christian to attend, we just want people to know that we use Christian principles in business discussions. We believe that all business entrepreneurs are called by God to provide goods and services to our community. Businesses are to provide economic support and jobs for people living in the community. You do not have to be a Christian or even believe in God to start and operate a business. God uses all of us in the accomplishment of his purposes.

Many of our meetings feature a personal testimony. Join business owners and managers for our expanded teaching & fellowship events. 

We expect to continue to have Zoom meetings well into 2021 because of the convenience and protection from COVID. We will plan on having in person fellowships and meetings in 2021. These in-person meetings will be announced.

Weekly Prayer

Dear God, we thank you for the power you have given us to obtain wealth. Help us to recognize the power and ability we have to impact in a positive way the community in which we live and the marketplace in which we operate. We pray for great wealth generation to be used to help others and to be a part of the prosperity engine you have set in place. We also pray for a clean heart, oh Lord, to operate out of concern for others and not on the basis of greed. Amen.

 

 

 

Weekly Scripture

But thou shalt remember the Lord thy God: for it is he that giveth thee power to get wealth, that he may establish his covenant which he sware unto thy fathers, as it is this day.” Deuteronomy 8:18 KJV

 

 

 

 

 

Weekly Quote

“The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.” – Vince Lombardi

Weekly Teaching Moment

2021 is a year of accomplishment. Our ‘Samaritans of Greatness’ will share how they will change the world for the better.

Fernando Minauro, ChFC, Ameris Bank – How To Build Better RElationships With Your Bank

 It’s been heard before that Small Business owners must multi task, be efficient, give direction, delegate, motivate and amongst this, build relationships with your customers. But make no mistake about it, building a strong relationship with your bank is also very important. This is something that unfortunately too few business owners give enough attention to: your relationship with your banker.

This discussion will cover points & suggestions on the important need to develop better relationships with your bank.

Fernando Minauro, ChFC®

Ameris Bank | Branch Manager | Vice President, NMLS # 1194183
415 Grayson Hwy | Lawrenceville, Georgia 30046 
(D) 404.553.2485 | (O) 404.553.2476 | (F) 770.237.9434 | fernando.minauro@amerisbank.com

At Ameris Bank, we believe in your potential and we believe that healthy finances turn dreams into reality. From simple purchases to milestone decisions, we are here to provide the insight, advice, resources and tools to help you imagine all the possibilities. And then, turn them into reality.” 

“Ameris Bank is bold. We aren’t afraid to break through tradition to get things done, right. We have nothing against tradition, unless it gets in the way, and we aren’t here to get in the way. We’re here to get you what you need, to get you where you’re going.”

 

Small Business Samaritans, Business Consultant, Dacula, GA
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