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WomenFest 2015

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WomenFest 2015

Saturday, April 25, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Glenwood 50+ Center

at the Gary J. Arthur Community Center

2400 Route 97, Cooksville, MD 21723 

 
WomenFest is an interactive day focusing on health, wellness, fashion, and beauty and featuring 90+ vendors and exhibitors, free health screenings, interactive seminars, plus a special keynote presentation by Lynne Brick, President of Brick Bodies Fitness Services, Inc. and cooking demos by the co-authors of Eight Broads in the Kitchen. Free admission and free onsite parking. Fresh delicious lunch options are available for purchase and free door prize drawings will be held throughout the day. See below for more information or call 410-313-5440 (voice/relay).

 

SEMINARS:

11:00  – 11:45 am (Brighton Room)
EXERCISE GOOD CENT$ 

Get tips on how to get your finances in shape and reduce financial stress.
Presented by Pamela Gilmour, CEO, CPA, CFP, CLU, ChFC, CASL, Stephen Norris, CFP, of Financial Fitness
 
11:00 – 11:45 am (West Friendship Room) 
THE PULSE OF WELLNESS 

Learn the steps toward a heart healthy life that will benefit you at any age.
Presented by Kristin M. Clark, M.D. of WellBeing Medical Care
 
12:15  – 1:00 pm (Roxbury Mills Room) 
BE ON GUARD, IT’S NOT HARD 

Do you feel prepared?  Master how to become more aware of your surroundings and how to protect yourself if the need arises. 
Presented by Lt. Troy Bailey of the Howard County Police Department
 
12:15  – 1:00 pm (West Friendship Room)
CAN YOU HEAR ME NOW? 

Do you ever feel like no one is listening?  Learn these easy communication tools to use in all your relationships.  
Presented by Norma Stevens, MS, LCPC, Owner of IHS Psychotherapy and Counseling LLC
 
12:15  – 1:00 pm (Dayton Arts Room) 
SPLASH OF ART 

Pick up your paint brush, join the fun and bring out your inner artist!
Presented by Lisa Noss, Owner, Pinot’s Palette in Turf Valley Town Centre

 

COOKING DEMOS: 

11:00 – 11:30 am
Multi-Purpose Room I/II/III
STIRRING UP FUN IN THE KITCHEN  

Looking to expand your breakfast repertoire?  Explore how to add vibrant color and uber-flavor to some of your favorite breakfast foods. 
Presented by Kathryn White, Danielle Hanscom and Debbie Mosimann, co-authors, Eight  Broads in the Kitchen.  

 

Noon – 12:30 pm
Multi-Purpose Room I/II/III
STIRRING UP FUN IN THE KITCHEN 

Your taste buds are in for a treat! Learn how to take some all-time favorite breakfast recipes and create something fresh with fruit, salads, and veggies. 
Presented by Kathryn White, Danielle Hanscom and Debbie Mosimann, co-authors, Eight  Broads in the Kitchen.  

 

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION:

1:30 – 2:30 pm

Multi-Purpose Room I/II/III
Build Your Healthy Tomorrow, Today!
Lynne Brick
, president of Brick Bodies Fitness Services, Inc., will motivate and inspire you on your journey to health and happiness in just three easy steps. Free tickets for the keynote presentation are available at the WomenFest ticket booth. Read the Beacon's interview with Lynne Brick.

 

NEED TRANSPORTATION TO WOMENFEST?

A limited number of FREE round-trip RTA bus tickets will be available for transportation to WomenFest, departing from the North Laurel Community Center in Laurel, and the Bain Center in Columbia.  NeighborRide is also coordinating rides for WomenFest.  (NeighborRide will provide transportation to the bus AND/OR offer door to door service.) Call 410-313-0380 for availability and more details. Note: you must reserve your ride by Monday, April 20.

 

GENERAL EVENT INFORMATION

  • All vendor and exhibitor spaces have been filled. To be placed on the waiting list, contact Courtney Barkley at 410-313-5957 or cbarkley@howardcountymd.gov
  • Admission to WomenFest is free, and plenty of convenient, onsite parking is available. Click here for directions to WomenFest.  
  • To request a sign language interpreter or other accommodations to participate in this event, call 410-313-5980 at least one week in advance.
  • For more information about WomenFest, call 410-313-5440, or email glenwoodsc@howardcountymd.gov.   

 

 

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