COSHOCTON -- Ken Smailes, WTNS Radio News director, was the program speaker at the Coshocton Business and Professional Women's (BPW) meeting Feb. 20 at the Coshocton Elks Club. His topic was on a Bicentennial History of Women in Coshocton.

Guests included Regina Bryant, Bryant Court Reporting and candidate for Coshocton County recorder; Ann Ollhoff, R.N., Coshocton County Memorial Hospital; and Judy Shuck-Odle, retired.

Guest Regina Bryant introduced herself to the members and explained why she was running for County Recorder.

Liz Herrell announced the speaker for Equal Pay Day, April 17 would be Kathy Groob, author of "Pink Politics" and founder and facilitator of ElectWomen Magazine, a national media magazine site dedicated to providing resources to elect women to public office.

Karen Fry announced the Administrative Professional Luncheon would be held April 25 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Roberta's. Tickets are $18. A fashion show with items from Peebles will take place from 11:30 a.m. to noon. Keynote speaker will be Pastor Coralee Cox of the Roscoe United Methodist Church.

The next meeting will be March 19 from noon to 1 p.m. at the Coshocton Elks. The program will be a celebration of Women's History Month. The meeting is open to the public. The soup and salad bar will be available for those wanting to purchase lunch.

For information, contact Liz Herrell at 740-294-0199 or at coshoctonbpw@gmail.com. Membership is open to men and women, employed and unemployed. BPW's mission is to achieve equity for all women in the workplace through advocacy, education and information.