Tuesday, April 8, 2014

This Equal Pay Day, Support Women and Girls Who Are Making a Difference!

Today is Equal Pay Day, the day that marks how far women must work in the new year to catch up to what men earned last year. There are a number of activities scheduled across the country, including a TweetStorm at 2PM that will use the hashtags #EqualPayDay and #NoMadMenPay. As part of Equal Pay Day, President Obama is expected to announce two new executive orders on equal pay, while the Senate plans to take up the Paycheck Fairness Act today or tomorrow.

Closing the wage gap is important to all families, not just to women. Each year, families lose the equivalent of 89 weeks worth of food or 3,000 gallons of gasoline because of unequal pay. Today is a day that you can take action on this issue by speaking to your legislators and by supporting women and girls who are working to make change in our region.

This Equal Pay Day, please make plans to join Friends of the Delaware County Women's Commission in paying tribute to Delaware County women at the Friends' Annual Dinner on May 15. Tickets and ads are available now - you can download the order form here!

Friends of the Delaware County Women's Commission
2014 Annual Dinner features:

• Keynote Speaker Sue Schick, CEO of United Healthcare of Pennsylvania
• Spirit Awards Presentation
• Exciting Silent Auction Items
• Vendors

Thursday, May 15, 2014
Springfield Country Club
400 W. Sproul Road, Springfield PA

Please contact Carol Dougherty at cdoughertyncc@hotmail.com to learn more and to buy tickets

To place ads, please contact Terry Miller at tmiller@frontrowlaw.com

Ticket and ad book order forms are available here.

Proceeds support the work of
Friends of the Delaware County Women's Commission

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