Commission on Women
2006 KCW Buffalo Trace Area Development District Meeting

Press Release Date:  Monday, September 18, 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
Contact: Ms. Glenda R. Woods, Executive Director
 


Frankfort, KY:  The Kentucky Commission on Women (KCW), an office attached to the Office of the Governor, is pleased that the Maysville Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW), will be hosting the 2006 KCW Buffalo Trace Area Development District Regional Meeting Thursday, September 21, from 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., at Maysville Community and Technical College in the Calvert Student Center.

                                         

          The meeting will focus on the region’s 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 AAUW 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 local meeting, contact Amy Kennedy at 606-564-6894 or 1-800-998-4347, or Sue Ellen Grannis via e-mail at segrannis@sbcglobal.net.  For more information on the work of the commission, visit www.women.ky.gov .