Commission on Women
Gateway Community and Technical College – Ready-to-Work Program to Host the Kentucky Commission on Women’s Northern Kentucky Area Regional Meeting

Press Release Date:  Monday, October 09, 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: Ann H. Rutledge, Staff Advisor
Cote' L. Stepteau, MMC, Project Manager
 


Frankfort, KY:  The Kentucky Commission on Women (KCW), an office attached to the Office of the Governor, is pleased that the Ready To Work Program at Gateway Community & Technical College (GCTC) will host the NKY area Regional Meeting – Thursday, October 12, 5:30pm – 8:30pm (ET), in the Atrium and Auditorium on Gateway’s Edgewood Campus at 790 Thomas More Parkway: Edgewood, KY.

The NKY meeting “Women and Money-Plus” will begin at 5:30 pm with hors d’oeuvres, displays and networking.  The meeting is from 6:30 to 8:30 features a presentation from the PULSE Study on women and self-sufficiency in the Greater Cincinnati Area, STARS Program for daycare accreditation, Women’s Crisis Center and Financial Planning 101.  Dr. Kandi Deitemeyer, GCTC Academic Provost, Sarah Kahmann, and Vice-Chair of the KCW: and Trey Grayson, Secretary of State, will welcome the guests at 6:30 pm. 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 Betty Barrett at betty.barrett@kctcs.edu.

For more information on the work of the Commission, visit www.women.ky.gov