Ardena Garth Speaks At Democratic Women's Club Tuesday

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

The Greater Chattanooga Democratic Women's Club will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday at the I.B.E.W. Union Hall, 3922 Volunteer Dr., at 6 p.m. 

This month's featured speaker is Ardena Garth, Hamilton County public defender speaking about women and faith.  Ms. Garth is running for re-election as a Democrat for public defender, a post she was originally appointed to in 1990 and ran successful campaigns to retain in the ensuing years.  Ms. Garth was the first African American woman to win a county-wide election in Hamilton County. 

A light supper will be provided.  For more information contact Rita Fehring at 870-1848 or ritazilla@gmail.com.


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Beyond Freedom Of Speech - And Response

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Roy Exum: Want To Protest? Get Paid!

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