GRDC News - November 2003

GRDC Members Co-sponsor "Speaking of Women's Health" Conference November 13th
Greater Rochester Diversity Council members, Aetna, Strong Health and WOKR 13 are lead local co-sponsors of WXXI's presentation of "Speaking of Women's Health." The event will be held November 13 from 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Clarion Riverside Hotel.

They join other co-sponsors, the Clarion Riverside Hotel, Celltech Pharmaceuticals, Shepard Ford and the Rochester Business Journal, in welcoming WXXI's presentation of this national event to the Rochester area.

Keynote Speakers: Robin Miller, MD, MHS, Trusting Your Gut - Beyond A Woman's Intuition; Paula Statman, Loving The Skin You're In At Every Age; Diane Rehm, host of The Diane Rehm Show, NPR, lunch presentation.

The national Speaking of Women's Health Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to educating women to make informed decisions about their health, well-being and personal safety. Since 1996, Speaking of Women's Health has been "saving lives through education" though health education conferences and health screenings in an ever-growing variety of venues. Speaking of Women's Health events provide a quality and pampering experience while permitting attendees to gather information to better their health and well-being. The conferences are held in more than 30 cities across the country. While honoring what it means to be a woman, important issues such as osteoporosis, diabetes, heart health, and skin health and minority health education are addressed.

Speaking of Women's Health raises fund to support women's health organizations, hospitals and health programming on public television stations, as well as supporting national health initiatives and research. At each conference, Speaking of Women's Health honors women who make a difference in their communities. Speaking of Women's Health has raised more than $2 million for support of women's health and well-being programs across the nation. For more information on the Speaking of Women's Health Foundation please visit

Rochester Conference Specifics - visit for complete details.

Who:   Women of all ages
WXXI Public Broadcasting is proud to present Speaking of Women's Health, a one-day luxury conference dedicated to educating women on issues of health, well-being and personal safety.
What:   Step away from your hurried, everyday life to rejuvenate and focus on taking care of yourself. The conference includes health screenings, beauty consultations, dynamic keynote speakers, and breakout sessions on important women's health and personal topics - plus a continental breakfast, pampering lunch, a beautiful gift bag full of fabulous gifts from our national and local sponsors, and valuable educational materials.
When:   Thursday, November 13 from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where:   Clarion Riverside Hotel, 120 East Main Street, Rochester.
How:   A ticket for the all-day event, which includes continental breakfast and lunch, is just $35. To order your ticket, call WXXI's Events Hotline at 585-258-0257 or go to to get your tickets online.



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