SCWN Network Marketplace Luncheon To Be Held Jan. 25

Friday, January 19, 2018
The Scenic City Women's Network Marketplace Luncheon will be held on Thursday, Jan. 25 at the Mountain City Club, 726 Chestnut St. in Chattanooga.  Networking begins at 11:30; program and luncheon are from noon-1 p.m.  The featured guest vocalist is Deborah Gunn.
 
"Deborah Gunn is multi-talented.  She is a motivational speaker, as well as a renowned vocalist.  Deborah is a Community Liaison for First Things First. Also, she is the founder and executive director of Multicultural Youth Training and Development, Inc., a non-profit organization created to guide, teach and empower young girls and boys to become all that God created them to be through mentoring and networking with adult volunteers and various organizations.  The volunteer mentors place great value on each child that desires to participate in the organization and is committed to providing encouragement and motivation.
 
"The purpose of AAMCYT&D, Inc.
is to transfer knowledge to young girls and boys that will enable them to learn and achieve high standards morally, ethically, and spiritually for their lives and ultimately their sphere of influence.  The guidepost for this organization is the book of Proverbs.
 
"Join us for this exciting luncheon.  You will be blessed beyond measure, refreshed, energized and inspired," organizers said.
 
To make reservation, go online to www.scwn.org, or call 423-698-6262.  Cost is $20.  


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