Registration Underway for Women’s Day Luncheon at The Great New York State Fair

2018 Program Features Keynote Speaker Dr. Kara Kort-Glowaki of St. Joseph’s Health


Registration is underway for The Great New York State Fair’s annual Women’s Day celebration. The Women’s Day program, “Women’s Health Today,” will be held on Wednesday, August 29 at the Art and Home Center. The annual Women’s Day luncheon will feature a keynote from Dr. Kara Kort-Glowaki, Medical Director for St. Joseph’s Health Breast Care & Surgery Center entitled “Breast Cancer Basics: Knowledge is Power and Worry is Useless.” Registration for the event is required. Forms can be found here.

Women’s Day begins with registration and networking at 10:30 a.m. in the Empire Theatre, where refreshments will be provided by NYS Women, Inc. The day continues at 11 a.m. with a presentation by Kate D. Mahoney in the Empire Theatre.  Kate is the author of The Misfit Miracle Girl, Candid Reflections and an international speaker who travels the country to share her experiences both as a cancer survivor and a caregiver. The luncheon program will be held at noon in the Empire Room.

Various women’s advocacy groups will also be in the Chevy Court Pavilion from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. offering information and assistance. An exhibit of the New York State Underground Railroad Consortium will also be on display in the Art and Home Center.


The New York State Fair, operated by the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets, runs from August 22 to September 3, 2018. The Fair's mission, reflected in its theme, "FIND YOUR GREAT," is to showcase the best of New York agriculture while providing top-quality entertainment.

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