Mark your calendars now to join us for lunch on June 12 for a case study in strong, smart and bold women and girls!
The Celebration Luncheon is our most important fundraising event of the year and we know you’ll want to make sure you have a seat at the table – 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn – University of Memphis.
This year’s honorees are:
- STRONG Award – Joyce Johns
(pictured top left)
- SMART Award – Dr. Jeanne Jemison
(pictured top right)
- BOLD Award –The Rev. Sonia Walker (pictured bottom left)
- Woman of the Year-
(pictured bottom right)
Each year, Girls Inc. of Memphis gathers with friends, family and supporters to honor local women who
inspire Mid-South girls to stand on their own two feetand fight for a positive future – to be strong, smart and bold. In addition to being our most significant fundraiser, the Celebration Luncheon is exactly what it says – a celebration of the Girls Inc. mission, the Girls Inc. spirit and the Girls Inc. family. You simply HAVE to be there!
Hearing from our girls is always inspiring and listening to words of wisdom from our honorees WITH our girls is always a thrill. The award winners are top-notch – Joyce Johns is Vice President and Chief Audit Executive for AutoZone. Dr. Jeanne Jemison is Palliative Medicine Physician for UTHSC College of Medicine. The Rev. Sonia Louden Walker is Associate Pastor at First Congregational Church of Memphis. And Beverly Robertson is Interim President of the Greater Memphis Chamber.
Marking your calendar is just the first step. Once you’ve done it, it’s time to decide how you want to be involved. Download our sponsorship packet to learn all the ways you can help with this year’s luncheon.
Maybe you’re interested in becoming a sponsor or a table captain? Email Margaret McDonald.
And we’ll see YOU at lunch on June 12!