The Woman in You Health and Wellness Seminar


Donaldsonville - St. Catherine of Sienna Catholic Church, Tamiko Francis Garrison, St. Elizabeth Hospital, Beauty by Design, P.R.E.A.C.H., Capitol City Family Health Center, Demby and Sons Funeral Home, Louisiana Healthcare Connections, and Peoples Health are pleased to present The Woman in You Health and Wellness Seminar on Saturday, October 25, 2014 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the St. Catherine’s Church Hall, 421 St. Patrick Street, Donaldsonville, La.

The Woman in You seminar is a great opportunity to learn, network, and fellowship with women from all over the area.  Our mission is to empower women living in the chemical corridor with physical mental and economic wellness. The event will feature a variety of display tables that participants can walk by to obtain information and referral services from programs within the Donaldsonville, Gonzales and Baton Rouge area, as well as community partner agencies. The event will also feature a lecture series covering a variety of topics

Information booths include: St. Elizabeth Hospital, P.R.E.A.C.H., Beauty by Design, Susan G. Komen, Capitol City Family Health Center, Peoples Health, Louisiana HealthCare Connections, Fresenius Medical Care, Renal Associates of Baton Rouge, LLC.,  SuBella’s HairWorld, Ascension Counseling Center, and Primary Care Solutions, Inc.

To register, please visit and search for The Woman in You and for additional information or sponsorship information, please call 225-803-4042.

Lecture schedule:

8 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.       Registration                                                      

Information Booths

Joel Jones 3M Choir

8:30 a.m.  – 9 a.m.     Spiritual Illness

Jeronda Bordenave, CEO, URU & Associates Business Leadership Consultants

9 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.      Healthy Hair is a Choice,

Linda Frank, Owner, Beauty By Design

Amy Jones, Designer, Paris Parker Salons and Spas

Heather Rogers, Colorist, Paris Parker Salons and Spas

9:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.   

Being Financially Prepared,

Shawndee Fluker, Instructor, Baton Rouge Community College

10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.  Self- Advocacy: The Empowered Patient,

Tamiko Francis Garrison,  Living Donor Kidney Recipient                                       

10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m  Nutrition,

Valerie Richardson, Nutritionist, Fresenius Medical Care

11 a.m. – 11:30 a.m  Overcoming Depression and Finding Happiness,

Tangela Colson, Licensed Clinical Social Worker –Board Approved Clinical Supervisor          

11:30 a.m. – 12 p.m  Music Therapy,

Betsy Braud Hodnett, The Jazz Nurse

12 p.m. – 10 p.m       Light Lunch   

Information Booths

The Michael Foster Jazz Trio