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Release Date: 06.07.2010 | Location: All Metro Atlanta | Organization: Pocketbook Politics

Pocketbook Politics Luncheon Teaches Women How to Expand Political Influence

Learn how women can effectively harness and activate their networks to broaden their sphere of political influence

WHO Pocketbook Politics, an organization of Georgia professional women seeking common sense, pro-business solutions to the tough economic challenges facing our state and nation. The group is committed to the principles of fiscal responsibility and limited government, and holding our elected leaders accountable for being responsible stewards of our hard-earned tax dollars.

WHAT The Key to Protecting Your Pocketbook: Stepping outside your comfort zone to become a more effective advocate

A luncheon hosted by Georgia Public Broadcasting’s Susan Hoffman and featuring Nancy Bocskor, a nationally recognized speaker, political consultant and author of All Politics is Still Personal and How to Catch (and Keep) Political Contributors: A Practical Guide to Fundraising

WHEN Wednesday, June 9

11:30 a.m. Networking reception

Noon Luncheon and Program

1 p.m. Book signing

WHERE The Buckhead Club

3344 Peachtree Road NW, Atlanta, GA 30326

WHY Learn how women can effectively harness and activate their networks to broaden their sphere of political influence.

COST $35 for Pocketbook Politics members; $45 for non-members

The June 9 Pocketbook Politics luncheon is open to both women and men and promises to be an informative and entertaining program. Featured speaker Nancy Bocskor is the immediate past Vice President of the Women's Campaign School at Yale, where she chaired the school's Curriculum Committee for the last five years. She is on the board of Running Start, an organization that encourages young women to run for office, and PoliticsUnder30.org, an organization at George Washington University's Graduate School of Political Management that prepares young readers for public service.

Most recently, Bocskor worked with the family of Jack Kemp to launch the Jack Kemp Foundation in his honor.

Bocskor is the author of "Go Fish: How to Catch (and Keep) Contributors: A Practical Guide to Fundraising." She is a professor at George Washington University's Graduate School of Political Management where she teaches both online and "live" fundraising courses. She also teaches advanced public relations writing, political ethics, research methods, communications strategies, and campaign management courses for GSPM's online program.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Sarah Douglas
sarah@sdcllc.net
678-521-5289



Contact Info

Contact Name: Sarah Douglas

Company: Sarah Douglas Communications

Phone: 678-521-5289

E-mail: sarah@sdcllc.net