UCWC announces April luncheon, speaker

CROSSVILLE – The Upper Cumberland Women’s Club invites all professional women of the UC, active or retired, to attend the group’s Apr. 24 meeting in Crossville.

There, guests will meet dynamic women, enjoy lunch and hear from the keynote speaker, TBI Special Agent Rick Stout. Stout has been employed with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) for 32 years.

He will share information about the growing problem of human sex trafficking along the I-40 Corridor in Tennessee.

As a Special Agent with the TBI, Stout has served in the Criminal Investigation Divisions, Special Investigations Unit, Criminal Intelligence Unit-Gang Unit, Social Security Disability Fraud Unit, and the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit. Stout was one of the founders and President of the Tennessee Gang Investigators Association.

Stout attained a master’s Degree in Public Administration at Tennessee State University and is a graduate of the FBI National Academy 167th Session, Quantico, Va.

The luncheon is slated for noon April 24 at Forte’s on the square in Crossville. The menu features a choice of Chicken on the Square with pasta, a chicken croissant sandwich with fries or sweet potato fries, or grouper with rice.

The price for the catered lunch and included beverage is $15 (plus gratuity) payable at the door. Donations for the annual scholarship fund are welcome. Members and non-members alike are welcome to attend.

A portion of the proceeds is dedicated to the UCWC scholarship and/or benevolent fund to support local women advocacy issues. A donation will be presented to Avalon Center during the April meeting.

The UCWC welcomes new members. A full list of current members, as well as details about the organization, can be found on the group’s website and Facebook page. Find us on Facebook.

Those interested in joining the UCWC may do so at the meeting. The membership is $25 per year (in addition to the cost of meals) which provides members the opportunity to be listed on the club’s website and provides funding for the annual benevolent fund and costs associated with the organization facilitation.

Reservations are requested, but not required, and can be made by email to ucwomensclub@gmail.com.

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