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Come Hang Out with Us!
We are super excited for our very first social networking event of the year!
Our host for this month is Sarah Ajonuma, a Gold member and owner of Sao Cafe VI. It will be such an amazing opportunity to relax and meet other members of the community, form valuable relationships, both professionally and personally.
There will be Karaoke and Games.
We are super hyped about this and can’t wait to meet the wonderful people in the community.
Unfortunately, the slots are limited, so please fill out the form ASAP and secure your spot. Fill out the form here.
Entry is ABSOLUTELY FREE but you buy your own drinks and food. .
Venue: Sao Cafe
Date: 4th of February 2022
What are your thoughts on, should we do this monthly?
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Quote of the Day
“The only journey is the one within.”
— Rainer Maria Rilke