Wednesday, March 20, 2019

The Rise of Women

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Dr. Thomas Hunt Morgan House
Address: 210 North Broadway , Lexington, KY 40507
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In celebration of Women’s History Month, Breaking the Bronze Ceiling will present a special one-night-only women’s panel event, “The Rise of Women,” at the Dr. Thomas Hunt Morgan House, 210 North Broadway in Lexington on Wednesday, March 20th from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. A donation of $20 at the door to Breaking the Bronze Ceiling is suggested. Seating is limited. Free parking is available. The event will feature three inspiring female panelists discussing their respective impressive careers in primarily male-dominated industries, including Judge Pamela Goodwine, Lexington Fire Chief Kristin Chilton, and Jane Bowie, Distillery Maturation Specialist at Maker’s Mark. The evening will also include a bourbon tasting from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m., with special musical guest, cellist and composer Ben Sollee. The occasion is sponsored by Traditional Bank. The site is hosted by the Bluegrass Trust for Historic Preservation. Women’s History Month is an annually declared month that highlights the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. Breaking the Bronze Ceiling is a campaign to erect a monument to celebrate the history of women in Lexington and Fayette County, Kentucky. The goal is to have a monument in place in a prominent downtown Lexington location in 2020 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote.

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