Scenic City Women’s Network welcomes Ardena Garth-Hicks, president of Chattanooga Endeavors, Inc., as guest speaker for the SCWN Luncheon Jan. 27, at noon, at Mountain City Club at 729 Chestnut St.
A Chattanooga native, Ms. Hicks graduated from Ooltewah High School and received her Bachelor of Science from Middle Tennessee State University. She received her Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Kansas School of Law and currently practices law in the Hamilton County Juvenile Court and also handles pro bono cases.
She is the president of Chattanooga Endeavors, the oldest and longest surviving prisoner reentry program in East Tennessee. Since 1988 the organization has been a resource for prisoners and their loved ones as they attempt to recover from the impact of a felony conviction. Prior to becoming involved with CEI, Ms. Garth-Hicks was the former public defender for Hamilton County, the first elected and longest serving public defender for the 11th Judicial District.
Ms. Garth-Hicks is a member of the Chattanooga Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority and graduated from the first Leadership Chattanooga class. She is the recipient of various awards to include Women in American History Award from the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Bruce C. Bailey Volunteer Attorney Award from Legal Aid of East Tennessee.
Ms. Garth-Hicks lives in Chattanooga with her husband, William, and they together attend Living Stones Ministry Church of God.
Ms. Garth-Hicks will go on the air live Jan. 20 at 8:30 a.m. on Moody Radio 88.9 FM Chattanooga.
Registration is $25 and open to the public. Space is limited and registration ends Jan. 25. Register online at SCWN.org, or call 698-6262.
SCWN, founded in 1994, is a non-profit ministry for Christian professional women. The mission of the SCWN is to Encourage, Equip and Energize today’s Christian working women. SCWN provides special events, networking opportunities, webinars and more. For more information about SCWN or to learn more about future luncheons and events, visit www.SCWN.org.