Democratic Women's Club Holds Monthly Meeting Tuesday

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

The Greater Chattanooga Democratic Women’s Club will hold its monthly meeting at the IBEW Union Hall, 3922 Volunteer Drive, on Tuesday, at 6 p.m. Guests are always welcome and refreshments are provided.

Speakers for this meeting will be Moses Freeman and Chris Anderson, candidates for Chattanooga City Council in District 8 and District 7.

Tickets are still available for the organization’s 37th annual luncheon at a cost of $25 per person. The keynote speaker for this event will be Jacobia Dowell, Nashville Metro Council representative and Special Guest Jennie Carter, East Tennessee vice president of the Federation of Democratic Women. The luncheon will be at 11:30 a.m. at the Chattanooga Choo Choo in the Roosevelt Room. 

Reservations can be made by calling 870-1848 Rita Fehring or email at ritazilla@gmail.com. Reservations are due by Wednesday, Nov. 14.

For more information, contact Rita Fehring at 870-1848.



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