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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Venture Print Unlimited – Minuteman Press of Plymouth
VENDORS/EXHIBITORS/RAFFLE PRIZE DONORS
- Brand & Sawicki
- Circle Program
- Country Lady Bug Greenhouse
- Devenir Esthetics & Massage
- Dressers Unlimited LLC
- George’s Seafood & BBQ
- Grace Wellness Center
- Gypsy Café
- JUST Swiss Herbal & Donna Von Gunten – Maxfield Real Estate
- Lori Card SUP Yoga
- LuLaRoe – Susan Dugas
- Mad Nice Design Co
- Mammography at Speare
- Plymouth OB/GYN
- Rebecca Sayre – Mind Over Matter
- Sanctuary Girl
- Voices Against Violence
- Weight Loss Surgery Center at Plymouth General Surgery
- White Mountain Eye Care & Optical
- Young Living Essential Oils
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Posted on August 19th, 2019 by Speare Memorial Hospital
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Posted on August 9th, 2019 by Speare Memorial Hospital
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