Since 1961, Girls Incorporated of Chattanooga has served nearly 23,000 girls ages 6-18 and is a national, non-profit organization noted for it’s widely acclaimed informal education programs that have been developed throughout extensive research and evaluation. While serving girls throughout the Hamilton County with diverse income levels,races, abilities, nationalities, sexual preferences and religions. Girls Incorporated of Chattanooga inspires girls to strong, smart, and bold by providing a healthy and positive environment where girls can enjoy being girls; by providing enriching programs that nurture their capacity for personal achievement, confident adulthood and economic independence; and by advocating for an equitable society. The vision for Girls Inc. is to be the pre-emient authority on issues affecting girls and women in our their community. Girls Inc. is celebrating its 50th Anniversary this year with a line up events such as UnBrought and InBossed Awards Breakfast, 1st Annual Girls Inc. Open Golf Tournament, Alumni Reunion,Anniversary Gala, First Day At College, Diversity Workshop, Networking Event for 35 and Under Donors.
By Jessica Steele