Speaking Of Women’s Health Awards Investment Grants and Recognizes Honorees

Conference For Women Gives Back To Community

Raleigh, NC, November 13, 2006 --(PR.com)-- Speaking of Women’s Health, a daylong event designed to influence women in making informed decisions about their health, well-being and personal safety is coming to the North Raleigh Hilton at 3415 Wake Forest Road on Saturday, Dec. 9 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will award Interact and Triangle Family Services with community investment grants and acknowledge Dr. Annie Louise Wilkerson and Dr. Etta Pisano as honorees. The conference theme, “Simple Pledges: Building Blocks for Healthy Living,” will be supported through keynote speakers, special topic sessions, sponsor booths and free health screenings. All attendees will receive a beautiful gift bag worth over $150. Tickets are $30 and can be purchased at www.swhraleigh.com.

“The Speaking of Women’s Health conference allows women to learn more about themselves and their needs,” said Erika Mangrum, co-chair of the event’s executive committee. “We are pleased to recognize these organizations and individuals that have helped the women of Raleigh lead healthier and happier lives.”

About Speaking of Women’s Health:
The National Speaking of Women’s Health Foundation is a 501 (c) (3), non-profit organization headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, whose mission is “to educate women to make informed decisions about their health, well-being and personal safety.” Founded in 1996, Speaking of Women’s Health ® (SWH) hosts more than 40 conferences and events across the country, educating and empowering women in a pampering environment. The national foundation works with community hospitals and organizations at a grassroots level, and reinvests into local women’s health through Community Investment Grants. SWH includes two Minority Health Programs – Universal Sisters and Hablando de la Salud de la Mujer; community events and education centers with free health brochures in Wal-Mart stores nationwide; and a weekly television show, Lifetime’s Speaking of Women’s Health. Please visit http://www.swhRaleigh.com or call 1-866-SWH-INFO for more information.

Patty Briguglio
MMI Associates, Inc.
7406-H Chapel Hill Road
Raleigh, NC 27607
(919) 233-6600 • (919) 233-0300 (fax)

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Patty Briguglio