16th Annual Women’s Health Symposium being held at PRCC

Published 7:28 pm Monday, January 23, 2023

POPLARVILLE, Miss. — Pearl River Community College will be hosting the 16th annual Women’s Health Symposium on Saturday, Jan. 28 in Crosby Hall on the Poplarville campus. 

The Symposium is meant to educate attendees in the areas of personal health and fitness and draws women from all over the region. Since the Women’s Health Symposium began in 2007, the Grand Sponsor for the Symposium has been the Lower Pearl River Valley Foundation. 

Attendees registered for either a brunch (7 – 10:15 a.m.) or lunch (10:30 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.) session.  

The main speaker will be Colonel Marilyn Wills with a presentation titled “Time of Transition.” Then, attendees will have the opportunity to access health screenings and visit the art walk featuring local artists before their meal. Ms. Janie Walters will provide entertainment during the meal. Ms. Keri Falk will speak on “Overcoming Adversity” during their meal, with final thoughts provided by Ms. Janie Walters. 

The health screenings include blood cholesterol, blood pressure, bone density, dental, glucose screening, posture analysis, skin screening, stress management, vision, nail care, and more. 

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