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About Gilda York

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Gilda York is the owner of Ambassadors Formalwear by Gilda, a retail formalwear business
specializing in the
sale and rental
of men's formalwear
and suits.
The popular storefront destination for outfitting any occasion'  is located in the Rivergate area, North Davidson County.

Having worked in the men's formalwear industry for 32 years with certification as a wedding director, planner, and consultant, Gilda is a founding member of the Tennessee Wedding & Event Specialist Association (TWESA).

She is very active in several community and civic organizations.  Gilda currently serves as a Board member and Vice President of the Goodlettsville Chamber of Commerce.  Current memberships include the Madison-Rivergate Chamber of Commerce Women in Business and the Kiwanis Club of Madison TN (she is also a past Kiwanis Club President).

Gilda is a former Board member and President of the Madison-Rivergate Area Chamber of Commerce, and she also served on the Hendersonville Chamber of Commerce as Vice Chair.  She is a former Chair of the King's Daughters Child Development Center Board of Directors, as well as a former Board member of the Madison Station FiftyForward, an activity center for senior adults.

Gilda founded, and continues to sponsor, a Teen Board called the Ambassadors and Social Graces, made up of young men and women from area high schools who exemplify the community's best in youth.  During their monthly meetings, these students learn social skills, personal etiquette, and modeling.  They also participate in community service projects, which results in benefits that reach far beyond them as individuals.

Gilda grew up in Madison, TN.  She attended Madison High School and Middle Tennessee State University where she met her husband, Bob.  Married for 32 years, Gilda and Bob are parents to two children.  They also proudly claim a "wonderful daughter-in-law and two rambunctious grandsons."