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COMES TO PITTSBURGH AREA
MOTHERS AND DAUGHTERS INVITED TO ATTEND HIGHMARK COMMUNITYBLUE/SHARON REGIONAL'S
IT'S A GIRL THING EVENT
Girls in Western Pennsylvania will be spending some much needed quality time
with their moms when Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield and their CommunityBlue
network of hospitals, including Sharon Regional Health System, hosts It's
a Girl Thing Mother/Daughter Event for more than 1,000 mothers and daughters.
The free event will take place on Sunday, August 26, 11:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
at the Hilton Pittsburgh & Towers. Currently, there are very few programs
focusing on fostering the bond between high school-aged daughters (grades 9-12)
and their mothers, making this a unique opportunity for women who live in Western
Pennsylvania. Registration is limited; call 412-402-2222.
Although the event is free of charge, attendees are being asked to bring a canned
good that will be donated to community food banks throughout the region.
"Today's women are busy, often making it difficult for mothers and daughters
to spend quality time together," said Cynthia Dellecker, Highmark's Vice President
of Product Management and Development.
"We feel that this event will really open the lines of and serve as a memorable
day in honor of their special relationship."
Shelly Duffy, Pittsburgh radio B94's morning show host, will serve as the event
emcee and will welcome attendees. Kicking off It's a Girl Thing will
be a mother/daughter luncheon and fashion show. Just in time for the start of
the new school year, the fashion show will feature fall apparel from Saks Fifth
Avenue. Healthy eating tips from expert nutritionists, skincare, smart shopping
tips, beauty advice and self-defense strategies will be available throughout
the afternoon sessions for participants to attend.
The presenters are among the best in their fields, and they are sure to provide
the girls with new ideas and goals. Focusing on how to "Accentuate the Positive"
in a mother-daughter relationship, Dr. Darrell Burnett, a nationally recognized
clinical psychologist and family therapist, author and lecturer, is back in
Pittsburgh for Highmark's second CommunityBlue event. He was a featured speaker
at the Coaches' Camp that was held at PNC Park earlier this year. Dr. Burnett,
along with Joan Biber Saluga, Westmoreland Regional Hospital's psychiatric therapist,
will share their expert advice on building the bond in the mother-daughter relationship.
For more information about the event, or to register visit www.b94fm.com
or call 412-402-2222.