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On Aug. 2, the Carrollton Woman’s Club met at Pat’s Place on Seminary Street at 7 p.m.
Members said the pledge to the flag. Vice Governor Karen Claiborne introduced Norma Hanley, program chairman for the evening. Norma presented a program telling of important Kentucky women who were noted for their accomplishments. The first woman dentist was Lucy Matt from Warsaw, Ky.; the first lady funeral director was Mary Chambers Grubbs; the first female sheriff was from Burlington; Mary Breckenridge formed the first nurse’s association in the mountains; the first telephone operators in Kentucky were women; Laura Clay, daughter of Cassius Clay from Lexington was the first suffragette; the first woman governor was Martha Layne Collins in 1983; Rose Monroe was Rosie the Riveter; Rosemary Clooney was one of our favorite Kentucky singers; and Loretta Lynn was one of Kentucky’s favorite country singers. These were some of the most accomplished women in state.
Judy Keith and Nancy Ellis served as hostesses; after dessert, a brief business meeting was held. The minutes of the July meeting were read and the treasurer’s report was given. The new club yearbooks were distributed. After a reading of the Club Collect, the meeting was adjourned.