Sen. Buckner to host Women’s Equality Day at the State Capitol

ATLANTA (August 19, 2010) – Sen. Gail Buckner (D-Jonesboro) will host a Women’s Equality Day program in the Senate Chamber of the Georgia State Capitol on Thursday, August 26.  The program will feature a presentation by Kaye Shipley, a board member of the League of Women Voters of Georgia.  Buckner will also present resolutions to various women leaders in honor of their contributions to their communities.  Established in 1971, Women’s Equality Day is a national celebration commemorating the passage of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, which gave women the right to vote.

WHEN:  Thursday, August 26, 2010
 10:00 a.m.  

WHERE: Senate Chamber
Georgia State Capitol
Washington Street
Atlanta, GA 30334

Sen. Gail Buckner represents the 44th Senate District, which includes portions of Clayton and Henry counties. She can be reached by phone at 404.463.5260 or email at

For Immediate Release:
August 19, 2010
For Information Contact:
Raegan Weber, Director
Kallarin Richards, Senior Communications Specialist