Commission on Women
Zonta Club of Paducah Hosting KCW 2006 Regional Meeting

Press Release Date:  Monday, August 07, 2006  
Contact Information:  KENTUCKY COMMISSION ON WOMEN
OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR
Capital Plaza Tower, 2nd Floor, 500 Mero Street
Frankfort, KY 40601
Phone: 502-564-6643 Fax: 502-564-2315
www.women.ky.gov
Contacts: Ms. Glenda R. Woods, Executive Director
Ms. Cote Stepteau, Project Manager
 


Frankfort, KY:  The Kentucky Commission on Women (KCW), an office attached to the Office of the Governor, is pleased that the Zonta Club of Paducah will be hosting the 2006 KCW Purchase Area Regional Meeting on August 8, 2006 at 5:30 p.m. at the Whaler’s Catch Restaurant in Downtown Paducah.

          The meeting will focus on the regions progress in the areas of education, equity, leadership, economic sufficiency, health and well-being, and offer a special session on “Women and Money.”  “The impact of this meeting will be felt across the Commonwealth at the 2007 Governor’s Conference on Kentucky’s Women,” said Glenda R. Woods, KCW Executive Director, “We are proud to be working with the Zonta Club to improve the status of Kentucky’s women.”  The Regional Meetings will occur in all of Kentucky’s 15 Area Development Districts during 2006.         

          Kentucky’s women rank 49th in the percentage of women with Bachelor’s degrees, 48th in political participation, and 50th in health and well-being.  For more information on the meeting, contact Kathleen Sullivan Cockrel, KCW Regional Coordinator at 270-210-3261. For more information on the work of the Commission, visit www.women.ky.gov