Health and Wellness Summit 

2018 Health and Wellness Summit for Women Veterans


Thanks to our sponsors!
Wells Fargo, Westchester County Veterans Services Agency and Journal Books!

Visit our YouTube Channel to see highlights from the Summit!

 

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Charlene Marx, RN, APP
Clear Path for Veterans

Charlene Marx, RN, APP
Clear Path for Veterans

Kayleen Spicer, M.A.
Clear Path for Veterans

Kayleen Spicer, M.A.
Clear Path for Veterans

Sharon Bailey, LCSW
Bridges Vet to Vet Program

Sharon Bailey, LCSW
Bridges Vet to Vet Program

  Sunday – May 20, 2018 – 10:00am-4:30pm  

CV Rich Mansion, 305 Ridgeway, White Plains, NY 10605

The day was open to our Military Women, Active Duty, Reservist or Veteran.
Every branch of the service was represented.

The day featured a program of workshops, holistic wellness modalities and healthy food.

Every attendee was able to experience at least two wellness modalities offered by practitioners from the lower Hudson Valley who generously donated their time for the day. Our speakers were also Women Veterans or speakers who have extensive experience working with the veteran population. Integrative Medicine specialist and former US Army Nurse Charlene Marx gave a fascinating keynote on Tenacity, illustrating the meaning of the word via the history of women in the military going back to the Revolutionary War. She also detailed the struggle women faced to be validated and recognized so they could receive the same health care and other benefits as the men with whom they served.

Kayleen Spicer facilitated a journaling workshop designed to shift a negative mindset and to empower women in their day to day lives.

Former USAF, Sharon Bailey led a workshop entitled, Buckle Your Seat Belt: Brace Yourself for the Next Transition. The focus again was on personal empowerment and the importance of self-care.

Thanks to our wonderful speakers and workshop facilitators for helping to make the day such a success!

A Day of Connection, Conversation, Learning and Sharing

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Location

CV Rich Mansion
305 Ridgeway
White Plains, NY 10605

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