WOMEN IN POLITICS IS TOPIC OF STATE CONFERENCE
MONTGOMERY Women can be a powerful force in politics, and that will be among the topics discussed at the Alabama Farmers Federation State Women's Committee Conference April 30-May 2 at the Wynfrey Hotel in Birmingham.
Dr. Dan Ireland, executive director for ALCAP (Alabama Citizens Action Program), is a conservative Christian lobbyist and will be the speaker at the opening banquet of the conference Sunday evening (April 30).
Monday's breakfast will feature State Rep. Mary Sue McClurkin, R-Pelham, who will speak about women and legislative issues. She serves on the House Ways and Means General Fund Committee and Health Committee.
Workshops on Monday and Tuesday will feature Christina Turner of St. Vincent's Hospital who will speak on herbal nutrition and Mary Ann Campbell of Trenholm State Technical College, who will speak on dining etiquette.
Other activities include Monday's state Farm-City awards program and a fashion show and banquet that evening. The conference will conclude Tuesday morning with a breakfast where the speaker will be Paige Phillips Parnell, former Miss Alabama.