Inspire Women's Luncheon
Join women of Lumpkin County at the February Inspire Luncheon with speaker and former Columbus Mayor Teresa Tomlinson. Every month is a fresh start. February is that month in which people finally have their priorities straight after a hectic January kick-off. Register today for the February Inspire luncheon to get this critical month off to an aligned, passionate start.
Date & Time:
Friday, February 15
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Lunch will be served promptly at 12:00 pm
Montaluce Winery & Restaurant
501 Hightower Church Road, Dahlonega
$20 per person
11:30 am Arrival & Mingling
12:00 pm Welcome & Lunch
1:00 pm Adjourn
About Teresa Tomlinson:
Mayor Teresa Tomlinson was elected as the 69th Mayor of Columbus, Georgia on November 30, 2010 with 68% of the vote. On January 3, 2011, she was sworn in as the city's first female mayor. On May 20, 2014 she was re-elected to a second term with 63% of the vote, making her the first Mayor since the city's consolidation in 1971 to win re-election in a contested race. She has FIVE times been named to Georgia Trend's 100 Most Influential Georgians, and she holds a National Security Secret Clearance with the Department of Defense. In 2015, Mayor Tomlinson, together with other alumnae, led the effort to save her undergraduate alma mater, Sweet Briar College in Virginia. Today, the college thrives. Mayor Tomlinson previously served as the Chairwoman of the college’s Board of Director’s from 2015 to 2018.
Mayor Teresa Tomlinson moved to Columbus in 1994 from Atlanta and married Wade H. (Trip) Tomlinson, who was raised in Columbus. For 16 years she practiced with the law firm of Pope, McGlamry, Kilpatrick, Morrison and Norwood, LLC, where she specialized in complex litigation and was the firm's first female partner. She served from 2006-2010 as Executive Director of MidTown, Inc., a non-profit community renewal organization. Mayor Tomlinson is a 1983 graduate of Chamblee High School in Atlanta, Georgia (where she was inducted into the Chamblee High School Hall of Fame in 2015), a 1987 graduate of Sweet Briar College, in Virginia (where she was a 2011 Distinguished Alumnae), and a 1991 graduate of Emory University School of Law, in Atlanta.