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"A New Decade, A New You" Gloucester County Presents 10th Annual Women's Health Summit

(Woodbury, NJ) - Gloucester County Freeholder Director Stephen M. Sweeney and Freeholder Jean DuBois announced that the Gloucester County Board of Chosen Freeholders will host the 10th Annual Women's Health Summit this Saturday, October 23rd  from 8 am to 12 pm at the Gloucester County Institute of Technology, 1360 Tanyard Road in Sewell.

The free event is a collaborative effort lead by the Gloucester County Department of Health and Senior Services that provides information focused on broadening health awareness for women and their families.  The Summit offers workshops, over 100 exhibitors, supervised childrens activities, health screenings, a healthy snack and door prizes. 

"The Womens Health Summit celebrates its 10th anniversary this year and we are proud of how this program has evolved from when we first launched it.  In today's economic climate I believe that this summit is more needed than ever," said Freeholder Director Sweeney.  "The Womens Health Summit provides workshops on how to reduce stress, make healthier food choices, exercise options and overall offers a fun day where women can come together to learn how to make themselves and their families healthier," Sweeney stated. 

Freeholder Jean DuBois said, "Women often put themselves last on the list when it comes to caretaking, but for a few hours at the Womens Health Summit women can focus on how to care for their own lives and health.  We have knowledgeable professionals leading the workshops, prizes, many free health screenings, and free childcare services*.  It is going to be a fun day."   

This year's Women's Health Care Summit Schedule is:
8:00 am - 9:00 am            Registration & Screenings
9:00 am - 9:45 am          Workshop Session I
10:00 am - 11:00 am       Door Prizes & Snacks in Cafeteria
11:00 am - 11:45 am        Workshop Session 2

Workshops range from topics like Ten Places Sugar Hides Out, Allergy & Sinus Update 2010, Tai-Chi - Attention to Tension, Medicares Best Kept Secret, Relieve Tension with Yoga, Ten Things You Can Do Today to Change your Heart Health Risk, Everything You Need To Know About Breast Cancer and more.

For a complete list of workshops, registration information, health screening listings and more information go to www.gloucestercountynj.gov and click on the 2010 Womens Health Summit Brochure or call 218-4106.

*Childcare services is for toilet trained children ages 3 and up.