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Metropolitan Savanna
5111 Abercorn St
Savannah, GA 31405
United States of America

Lunch: Salad Bar Fresh seasonal greens, herb grilled chicken strips, grilled squash and zucchini for the vegetarians, cucumbers, onions, shredded carrots, cheese, fruit and nut salad topping, house made croutons, balsamic marinated pasta and a trio of house made dressings

$12.50 in advance or $15.00 at the door

Zerik Samples, CEO 

Coastal Empire Habitat for Humanity 

Savannah, GA 


Brunswick native serves as the Chief Executive Officer for the Coastal Empire Habitat for Humanity, Inc. located in Savannah, GA. There he is responsible for leading the mission Developing and Implement Strategic Vision; Recruiting, Managing and Supporting people implementing Habitat Savannah’s Strategic and operational plans. 

Mr. Samples is an active member of the community. He is a Past-President of his Rotary club, member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. and deeply involved with the work of his church. This Leadership Savannah graduate was named Most Outgoing in the Susan G. Komen Big Wig Campaign 2019, designated a Rising Leader by the Brunswick NAACP, Georgia Southern University’s 40 under 40 class of 2020, and 2022 recipient of the George and Linda Armstrong Award. He has received a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Education from Armstrong Atlantic State University, now Georgia Southern University – Armstrong Campus. 

In his free time, he enjoys learning about community development and pouring into the lives of tomorrow’s leaders in afterschool and mentoring programs. He truly has a heart for people and a natural desire to serve the community. He states, “My ultimate goal is to be an advocate for my community, helping people help themselves and each other.”