Woman-Specific Event Added to Greater Gwinnett

19 Mar, 2014

Executive Women’s Day to be Part of Championship Tournament Week

The Greater Gwinnett Championship Presented by Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating has added a new event to tournament week, Executive Women’s Day, to the roster of activities at Gwinnett Center & TPC Sugarloaf in Duluth, Georgia. Taking place on Monday, April 14th, attendees will have the opportunity to learn from the business and career experiences of some of the most prominent women leaders throughout the metro-Atlanta community. Topics will include corporate leadership, career growth, economic advancement, and network expansion.     

The day-long event begins with a speaker panel sponsored by Georgia United Credit Union. Panelists include such prominent local and national businesswomen as Melinda Ashcraft, (retired) President of Six Flags Entertainment; Lee Birdsong, Director Digital Media at Southern Company; Marci Fair, Owner Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners, Founder Kares 4 Kids, Best Selling Author and Mompreneur;  Shaunti Feldhahn, Social Researcher and Best Selling Author; and Debbie Smith, President/Chief Executive Officer of Georgia United Credit Union. The panel will be moderated by television journalist Jovita Moore, News Anchor for Channel 2 Action News.

During lunch guests will hear from a keynote speaker, Debra Smithart-Oglesby, Chairman of the Board for Denny's, Inc.

In additional to the panel and keynote speakers, attendees will take a behind the scenes tour of TPC Sugarloaf to get an up close view of how a major professional golf tournament is run. The day will conclude with the Wine-Down, Network-Up mixer sponsored by Primerica where attendees will have a chance to mingle. Individual seats are $99 and a table of ten is $950. To participate, please visit or call 770-232-7872. Sponsorship opportunities are also available. For more information contact Michael Chapin at or 770-380-8091.

About the Greater Gwinnett Championship: The Greater Gwinnett Championship Presented by Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating is an official event on the PGA TOUR's Champions Tour. This 54-hole stroke play golf tournament features 81 Champions Tour professionals competing for a $1.8 million purse on April 14-20, 2014 at the prestigious TPC Sugarloaf in Duluth, GA. All three official rounds will be nationally televised on the Golf Channel. The 2014 benefitting charities are Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Georgia Gwinnett College Foundation, and Gwinnett Medical Center Foundation. For sponsorship, ticket or volunteer information, visit


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