November — Member News

Georgia’s 1st District Congressman Buddy Carter Visits Henry Plumbing

On Monday July 30th, 2018 Congressman Buddy Carter visited Henry Plumbing to discuss tax reform for small business owners in Savannah. Congressman Carter spent time with Henry Plumbing owners Todd and Tonya Reed, discussing healthcare costs, workforce development opportunities, and the current tax climate for business owners.


Todd and Tonya also discussed the importance of Veteran owned and female owned businesses, that create the dynamic business landscape of the Savannah community and the Georgia business community as a whole. Congressman Buddy Carter toured the Henry Plumbing Company headquarters, located at 1209 East 59th Street, and met the company mascot Henry the dog.

Henry Plumbing is a third generation local Savannah business that has proudly served Savannah for 50 years. Henry Plumbing is a Veteran owned business and has been recognized with numerous awards including Best of the Best by Savannah Morning News, Best in Homes by Savannah Magazine, National Association of Women in Construction- Woman of the Year, and numerous other awards. Henry Plumbing performs work for new construction, repairs and remodels for both commercial and residential projects.

For interviews, media inquiries, or more information about Congressman Buddy Carter’s visit to Henry Plumbing Company, please contact – Tonya Reed, CFO/Owner at 912-352-9827 or

DIRTT to host Equity in Architecture tour

The tour will be scheduled for lunch on November 30th. Laura Lee Bocade will be the host for lunch and the tour will go from 11:30 to 1:00 PM at the DIRTT plant located at 155 Knowlton Way, Savannah, GA 31407. Please contact Laura Lee Bocade if you have any questions.

Equity in Architecture is a professional organization dedicated to promoting gender equity in the Georgia A/E/C industry. We aim to foster camaraderie, grow knowledge, and stimulate professional growth.

Though most people think "women" when they hear the term "gender equity", we consider our reach to include male members, transgender members, and other gender-nonbinary participants. Basically, if you're interested in creating as diverse, equitable, and successful a profession as possible, we're interested in you!