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WHITEVILLE, NC (WECT) - The President Emeritus of HGTV will be the guest speaker at the next summer luncheon series for Women Leading Columbus and the Greater Whiteville Chamber of Commerce.
Judy Girard lives in Wrightsville Beach now. She is credited with starting the Food Network and leading HGTV. According to a news release, she also has had leadership roles with Dick Clark productions, NBC, Shop at Home and Lifetime. Girard was once named one of cable's "50 Most Influential Women" by Cable World.
Girard will speak August 15 at the Vineland Depot in Whiteville. The luncheon runs from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 701 South Madison Street. Contact the chamber for ticket information at (910) 642-3171.
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