Jewish Hospital Shelbyville Hosts Women’s Wellness Affair

4/24/2013

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Holly Husband
Public Relations Director
HollyHusband@KentuckyOneHealth.org
Phone: 502-647-4307
Cell Phone: 502-338-9636

Shelbyville, Ky. (April 24, 2013)—Jewish Hospital Shelbyville, part of KentuckyOne Health, will host a Women’s Wellness Affair on Thursday, May 9 from 5-8:30 p.m. at Claudia Sanders Dinner House in Shelbyville. 

Hosted by the Jewish Hospital Shelbyville Volunteer Auxiliary, the 8th annual event will include free health screenings, educational opportunities, a silent auction, dinner, giveaways, community awards and more.

Award-winning journalist Jean West, host of Jean West’s Medical Digest on WAVE 3, will emcee the event. Dr. Whitney Jones, a physician with Midwest Gastroenterology, Jewish Physician Group, will provide the evening’s keynote address and share information on the prevention of common gastrointestinal issues that women face.

Each year at this event, the Jewish Hospital Shelbyville Volunteer Auxiliary presents awards to deserving women in the three-county area. The 2013 honorees will be introduced and receive their awards during the event. 

New to the event this year will be information and screenings by Dr. David Lipski with KentuckyOne Health Vein Care Clinic, Dr. Andrew Duffee with Shelbyville Orthopedics and Sports Medicine and Dr. Chris Theuer with Jewish Bariatric Care.

“This is the premier health event for women in the three-county area,” said Michael Collins, CEO, Jewish Hospital Shelbyville.  “Our goal is to create a buzz about women's health and wellness and motivate women in our community to be proactive about their wellbeing.”

Tickets for the event are $20.  Tables of eight are available for $160. Tickets can be purchased by calling 502.647.4369 or online at www.jhsmh.org under the “events” tab. 

The Women’s Wellness Affair is part of the Jewish Hospital Shelbyville’s focus on improving health and wellness of our community.

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