MURFREESBORO, Tenn., April 28, 2015– Representatives Bryan Terry and Dawn White are set to host the 2nd Annual Empowering Women Event to encourage women to become involved at the local and state level of government. The event will take place Thursday, May 7 from 5:30-7:00 PM at The Warehouse, which is located at 730 Middle Tennessee BLVD #15. The event is free and open to the public.
The Empowering Women event showcases some speakers from the local and state government levels who will discuss their experiences, as well as give tips on how others can make a difference.
Headlining this year’s event is Tennessee Speaker of the House Beth Harwell. Speaker Harwell has been in the General Assembly for over twenty years and is the first woman to be elected as Speaker of the House in Tennessee.
GOP State Executive Committeewoman Lynne Davis and Rutherford County School Board member Lisa Moore are, also, slated to speak. Mrs. Davis was the successful director of District 48 for the Rutherford County GOP before being elected to the SEC. Mrs. Moore has been an active parent and citizen in Rutherford County who ran an incredible winning campaign to become a school board member. Both will share their experiences and provide information on how others can become involved.
As hosts, Dr. Terry and Mrs. White are encouraging all locals to attend, including men, as the event is free and will provide citizens the opportunity to learn how to exert their civic authority.
“I’m very excited to have Rep. Dawn White joining me this year as co-host. She has been an asset to me and Rutherford County at the Capitol. I’m looking forward to helping empower citizens with the tools to get involved. I hope to see everyone there,” said Terry.