Laughter is the Best Medicine Wine, Women & Wisdom 2019 (139)
Posted on June 13th, 2019 by Speare Memorial Hospital

Wine, Women, Wisdom and Lots of Laughter

On May 9, 2019, Speare Memorial Hospital held its 9th annual Wine Women & Wisdom at the Common Man in Plymouth for over 200 women from communities around central New Hampshire.

The doors opened at 4:30 pm for attendees to enjoy a wine tasting, light dinner buffet, buy chances on raffle prizes, and shop the vendor room filled with local women-owned businesses.

Jennifer Hennessy A Scents of Joy

Jennifer Hennessey, RN in Speare’s Birthing Suite, kicked off the speaker portion of the event with “A Scents of Joy” – about aromatherapy and the different scents we use at the hospital – Peppermint, Orange and Lavender – and their effects in improving patient wellness.

Jannette Gaumer Eat from the Ground, Lose a Pound

The second presentation was, “Eat From the Ground and Lose a Pound” by Speare Memorial Hospital nutritionist, Janette Gaumer, RD/LD who encouraged the audience “Don’t Deny yourself foods, listen to your body and have moderation and portion control.”

Rounding out the first half of our event was “Chair Yoga, No Kidding” with the team from RehabFit.

RehabFit Chair Yoga, No Kidding

Rebeccah Chase, MS, CSCS, RCEP, with assistance from
Leah Baron, MS and Christianna Houston lead the audience in yoga stretching exercises and poses that help improve flexibility, strength, reduce stress and improve mental clarity.

Following a brief intermission of more shopping and networking, comedian, Nancy Witter had the audience in stitches with her comedy stylings, mixing motivational bits with her sharp-witted comedy.

Laughter is the Best Medicine Wine, Women & Wisdom 2019 (137)

Event Photos

Thank you to the generous sponsors and local women-owned business vendors who helped to make this event possible. (Please click on their names below for more information about their products and services.

WINE SPONSOR

105.7 The River

WISDOM SPONSOR

RehabFit

NH Front Page (Salmon Press)

LAUGHTER SPONSORS
Venture Print Unlimited – Minuteman Press of Plymouth

Plymouth Area Renewable Energy Initiative

VENDORS/EXHIBITORS/RAFFLE PRIZE DONORS

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