Gospel Sponsors ‘First Ladies Summit’

1/12/2006 5:54 AM Eastern

Gospel Music Channel is heading for the White House.

The service was the only television networkinvited to sponsor and address the “First Ladies Summit,” being held this weekend in Washington, D.C.

And Gospel’s DeEtta West will speak to the gathering of 75 pastors’ wives from some of the most influential African-American churches in America at aWhite House briefing breakfast Tuesday, Jan. 17.

The network said it currently reaches 3.5 million subscribers in 75 markets and 1,300 cities.