Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Piedmont Hospital Invites Women to Spirit Girls Night Out

Health Screening and Education combined with Fun and Pampering

Piedmont Hospital, Atlanta's exclusive Spirit of Women hospital, today announced the details of its second annual Spirit Girls Night Out, an evening of health screening and education combined with fun and pampering. Spirit of Women is a partnership of hospitals and healthcare systems from across the country that aims to drive health and wellness opportunities for women and their families.

Spirit Girls Night Out is Thursday, October 15, 2009, from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at The Foundry at Puritan Mill located at 916 Joseph E. Lowery Blvd., Atlanta, Georgia 30318. The event, emceed by well-known television health expert, Dr. Randy Martin, will feature health education on women's cancers, digestive health and incontinence, as well as health screenings and flu shots (available at no additional charge). Also included are mini-spa treatments, great door prizes, delectable food and beverages, and a chance to “ask the doc” that important health question. Event entertainment includes international speaker extraordinaire Renee Rongen presenting Life's Your Legacy…Live it!

Reservations for Spirit Girls Night Out for those age 21 and over are $10 until October 12 through online registration or by telephone and $15 at the door. Register at or toll-free at 1-866-900-4321. Proceeds go to women's educational programs at Piedmont Hospital.

“At Piedmont Hospital, we are excited about this signature event and helping women take advantage of the many benefits of our participation in the Spirit of Women program,” said Denise Ray, chief operating officer and senior vice president of Piedmont Hospital. “Bring your mom, sisters, daughters and friends to learn, get pampered and celebrate being women!”
Spirit of Women educational guidelines are updated annually and guided by the National Standards of Excellence for Women's Health and the Office on Women's Health. Because women make up to 85 percent of household healthcare decisions, the educational and motivational efforts of Spirit of Women positively impact the well-being of the entire family and community as a whole.

Piedmont Hospital provides a variety of Spirit of Women inspired events throughout the year that not only include the education, screenings and support groups that will reach women in all stages of their lives but also fun activities like mini-spa treatments for stress relief, dance lessons to get the heart pumping and Ask-the-Doctor social hours.

Women who register for Spirit Girls Night Out will receive complimentary memberships to Piedmont's Spirit of Women Rewards program. Rewards members will enjoy discounts and benefits from program partners including: the Atlanta Ballet, Atlanta Braves, Atlanta Falcons, Atlanta Opera, Bette Care (professional home care), Chick-fil-A, Fox Theatre, Natural Body Spa and Shoppe, Piedmont Hospital Health & Fitness Club, Publix Apron Cooking School, TaylorMade Performance Lab at Reynold's Plantation, The Welch Experience (personal training, self-defense, etc.) and WNBA Atlanta Dream.
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