troubleshooting Question

how to send emails with console app

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Hi experts,

was just wondering how to do this------------------->

I have a console app with two methods, one method can query a database and shows [email address] while the other sends an email.

how can i combine both so that for each [email address] that is read in method one will be sent an email.

using System;
using System.Web;
using System.IO;
using System.Net.Mail;
using System.Data;
using System.Data.SqlClient;

namespace EmailSender
    /// <summary>
    /// Email Sender is a console application designed to send e-mails to mace new starters.
    /// </summary>
    class Program
        /// <summary>
        /// The main entry point for the application.
        /// </summary>
        static void Main(string[] args)

   #region Database Connection Code
         // run a simple stored procedure
        public static void RunStoredProc()
            SqlConnection conn = null;
            SqlDataReader rdr = null;
                // create and open a connection object
                conn = new
                SqlConnection("Database=xxxx;Data Source=xxxx;User ID=xxxxx;Password=xxxxx;");
                Console.WriteLine("Connection Successful");
                // create a command object identifying the stored procedure
                SqlCommand cmd = new SqlCommand("xxxxxxx", conn);
                //  set the command object so it knows to execute a stored procedure
                cmd.CommandType = CommandType.StoredProcedure;
                // execute the command
                rdr = cmd.ExecuteReader();
                // iterate through results, printing each to console
                while (rdr.Read())
                    Console.WriteLine("t{0}\t{1}", rdr["ID"], rdr["Email"]);
                   // SendMail();

                if (conn != null)
                if (rdr != null)

   #region SendMail Code    
        public static void SendMail()
            //Configure basic infomation for an e-mail message
            string FromName = "xxx";
            string FromEmail = "";
            string Subject = "Sample Email with attachment";
            string ToName = "xxxxx";
            string ToEmail = "xxxxx@xxxx.xx.xx";
            //Assign the attachment path
            string FileName = Environment.CurrentDirectory + @"\Attachments\NewStarter.doc";
            //Create the email server host
            smtp = new System.Net.Mail.SmtpClient("");

            //Create the MailMessage object
            System.Net.Mail.MailMessage msg = new System.Net.Mail.MailMessage();

            //Assign from address
            msg.From = new System.Net.Mail.MailAddress(FromEmail, FromName);

            //Assign to address
            msg.To.Add(new System.Net.Mail.MailAddress(ToEmail, ToName));
            //assign subject, and body
            msg.Subject = Subject;
            msg.Body = "This is a test message with an attachment";
            msg.Priority = MailPriority.High;
            msg.Attachments.Add(new System.Net.Mail.Attachment(FileName));
            //Send the message with SmtpClient

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