Indiana First Lady to chair women's conference

By The Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana first lady Janet Holcomb has been named chairwoman of the ninth annual Indiana Conference for Women to be held Nov. 7 in Indianapolis.

The conference says nearly 2,000 women of all ages and from across the nation are expected to attend the conference to receive educational and professional development.

The daughter and granddaughter of small business owners, Holcomb in 2009 became vice president of her family's business, R&R Engineering, which produces and distributing bolts and fasteners across the U.S. and Canada. Before that she was a political fundraiser.

She's married to Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb.

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