Commission on Women
GREEN RIVER AREA DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT TO HOST KENTUCKY COMMISSION ON WOMEN REGIONAL SUMMIT TO FOCUS ON SOLUTIONS FOR WOMEN IN THE GREEN RIVER ADD
Frankfort, KY: The Kentucky Commission on Women (KCW), an office attached to the Office of the Governor, is pleased that the Green River Area Development District (GRADD) will be hosting the 2006 KCW Green River Regional Meeting, October 20, 2006, at 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the GRADD office, 3860 US Highway 60 West in Owensboro.
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 Owensboro Business and Professional Women (BPW) 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 Michelle Drake at 270-685-0210. For more information on the work of the Commission, visit www.women.ky.gov