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Features Health & Wellness ‘Women’s Health and Fitness’ topic of upcoming Ladies Night Out program

Door prize winners for Ladies Night Out in July for the 4 p.m. meeting (in no particular order): Virginia Fenn, Joanne Martin, Nancy Carter, Evelyn Joines, Peggy Milton, Panthea Crawford and Betty Dieckmann.At the upcoming Aug. 27 Ladies Night Out Program, the topic will be Women’s Health and Fitness. Guest speaker will be Patti Abel with Abel Wellness.

Regular exercise reduces the risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, Type 2 diabetes and certain types of cancer as well as reduces the risk of having a stroke. Studies show that regular exercise is one of the best things you can do for your mind and you have a better sense of well-being following a workout. Ladies are invited to come learn how to keep your mind sharp and improve your mood at this month’s Ladies Night Out.

Door prize winners for Ladies Night Out in July for the 6:30 p.m. meeting were Carmen Bolanos, Suzanne Dilthey, Carol Ferraro, Jo Ann Yust, Carolyn Hartsell, Carol Heavner and Judy Pearson.Ladies Night Out is a partnership between Macon County Public Health and Angel Medical Center to provide free monthly programs on a variety of health topics for women with an emphasis on the importance of regular health screenings. The Franklin Bi-Lo and Fatz of Franklin are corporate sponsors of the programs and provide snacks and door prizes each month. Dodge Packaging Specialties, Inc. provides paper products and Indian Hills Spring Water provides bottled water.

This program will be held twice on Aug. 27 in the cafeteria at AMC. One will be at 4 p.m. and one will be at 6:30 p.m. The same presentation will be given at both meetings. All women are invited to attend one of these meetings and are asked to encourage all the women in their life over the age of 13, to attend with them.

For more information about Ladies Night Out, contact Dawn Wilde Burgess at (828)349-2426.


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