April Taylor Speaks At SCWN’s June Marketplace Luncheon

Tuesday, June 12, 2018
April Taylor will speak at the Scenic City Women's Network luncheon on June 28
April Taylor will speak at the Scenic City Women's Network luncheon on June 28

The Scenic City Women’s Network’s June Marketplace Luncheon will be held on June 28 and the featured speaker will be April Taylor of Sound Living Counseling. 

Mrs. Taylor has a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Computer Science from Albany State University; and Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy specializing in Spirituality in Counseling from Richmont Graduate University.  She is a licensed professional counselor, mental health service provider and LPC Ssupervisor in Tennessee.  She and her husband are the owners and founders of Sound Living Counseling Center.  She is also the executive director of Sound Living Foundation.  Mrs. Taylor is also an adjunct professor in teaching Social Service and Psychology at Belhaven University. 

The luncheon will be held from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Mountain City Club, 729 Chestnut St. 

For more information and to register online go to www.scwn.org or call 698-6262 by Tuesday, June 26, at noon.  The cost is $20.

Parking may not be available in the MCC parking lot if full.  Other parking options include Republic parking (approx. $4) and/or street metered parking on Pine, Chestnut, Broad, and 8th.



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