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Embracing Life’s Transitions in an Increasingly Unpredictable World

October 19, 2010 -

Mrs. Sartain is a practicing attorney licensed in Georgia since 1984.  Her practice focuses on mediation and family law matters.  She was formerly the District Attorney for Hall and Dawson Counties for nine years, supervising fifteen lawyers and several thousand criminal cases.  In the 1990s, Lydia worked for Governor Zell Miller as the Executive Director of the Children and Youth Coordinating Counsel. She served four years as Hall County Solicitor working in State Court after being in private practice with the law firm of Deal & Jarrard.  She has specialized training in domestic violence and family law. She has appeared on the Today Show and MSNBC. As a result of her work in family law, she completed a 50 hour class in Life Coaching. Lydia helped found the Edmondson/Telford Center for Children, now located in The Little House.

Mrs. Sartain has been active in many community projects.  She chaired the Capitol Campaign to build the N.G.H.C. at Brenau University.  She is currently President of the Gainesville Rotary Club. She and her husband reside in Gainesville with their three young daughters.  They are members at First Baptist Church. Lydia is a founding member of WomenSource and was the emcee at the 2010 Power of the Purse event.

WomenSource’s Brown Bag Luncheons are held on the first Thursday of each month at the Frances Meadows Center on Jesse Jewell Parkway.  You do not need to be a member of WomenSource to attend, however, reservations are required. Lunch is served beginning at 11:45 a.m. and the program begins promptly at 12 noon.  Vegetarian options are available. Cost is $5.00 per person.

In October, WomenSource began charging $5.00 per person in an effort to help defray costs and assure that the organization is able to continue to offer the variety of educational programming that members and attendees have come to expect and enjoy.

To register for the Brown Bag Lunch, contact WomenSource by phone at (770) 503-9060, email at womensource@yahoo.com, or register online at www.WomenSource.info by 5 p.m. on Monday, November 2, 2010.

WomenSource is a non-profit, charitable organization that was created through a partnership between the Junior League of Gainesville-Hall County, North Georgia Community Foundation and United Way of Hall County to help women in our community achieve personal and professional success through educational programs, counseling and support groups. 

For more information, contact WomenSource at (770) 503-9060.
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