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160 hear Collins at Women Leading Kentucky conference

Former Governor Martha Layne Collins speaks. Machaela Ballard/The Register

by Machaela Ballard / The Richmond Register

When Kristel Smith and her team began planning for the Women Leading Kentucky conference at Eastern Kentucky University, they expected no more than 60 people to show up.

“I said, ‘No, let’s shoot for 100,’” Smith said Thursday as the conference culminated.

Looking around at the Perkins Building banquet room packed with successful and up-and-coming women, Smith smiled and said, “And we sold out over a week ago, exactly 160!”


Published on September 04, 2014

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