PHOENIXVILLE, PA — Singer/songwriter/survivor, Lauren Hart, is the keynote speaker for Phoenixville Hospital’s Healthy Woman 12th anniversary event on Monday, May 6th at RiverCrest Golf Club. The event kicks off with a two-hour health and wellness expo, followed by a sit-down dinner.
Lauren Hart is best known for her introspective lyrics and soaring vocals, and for her connection to the Philadelphia Flyers, singing the National Anthem before every home game. Lauren has recorded seven albums of original music, and opened for numerous artists including Fiona Apple, Tori Amos, Train and 10,000 Maniacs. In addition to her prolific career in music, she has enjoyed success in broadcast television, acting as co-host of Philadelphia’s NBC 10! Show, appearing regularly on the Comcast Sports Network, and hosting her own television show, All Hart.
Lauren is a 20-year non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma survivor and a dedicated patient advocate. She has been recognized by the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society with its prestigious “Person of the Year” Award and named “Humanitarian of the Year” by the Friends of the American Cancer Society. Lauren and husband Todd Carmichael, founder of La Colombe, have four children born in Ethiopia, and remain deeply committed to numerous philanthropic causes in Ethiopia, Uganda and the U.S.
“The mission of the Healthy Woman program is to empower women with the knowledge and confidence to make informed healthcare decisions for themselves and their loved ones,” said Barbara O’Connor, Director of Community Health Education and Outreach and Healthy Woman Program Coordinator. “Women have a unique role in the health care system. Women are the ‘healthcare leaders’ for their families and research shows that women make 90 percent of all healthcare decisions. Our programs strive to improve emotional, physical and fiscal well-being of our more than 1,500 members and their families.”
The health and wellness expo features more than 40 local businesses, non-profits and medical practices providing valuable information to our community. Members of Phoenixville Hospital’s Healthy Woman Program are able to take part in seminars, health fairs, educational programs and interactive events designed for women. Phoenixville Hospital’s Health Woman program is free to join. For more information about the 12th Annual Healthy Woman Program, visit phoenixville.towerhealth.org.
Source: Phoenixville Hospital, 140 Nutt Road, Phoenixville PA 19460
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