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Heart of a Woman: Health. Lifestyle. Boutique

Thursday, April 3, 2014

5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Colusa Hall on the CSU, Chico campus

Enjoy an evening of inspiration, pampering and wellness with Enloe Medical Center and keynote speaker Jennifer Read Hawthorne, co-author of the popular "Chicken Soup for the Woman's Soul." Learn from inspiring health chats with leading physicians and health experts, unwind with a free chair massage, treat yourself to hors d'oeuvres and wine tasting and indulge in boutique shopping with local businesses. 


Registration is now closed for this event, as the event has sold out.


Megan McMann, Anchor of Action News Mornings in Chico, will emcee Heart of a Woman. Megan also is the host of Moms Everyday.

Keynote Presenter: Jennifer Reed HawthornE
“Life Lessons for Loving the Way You Live”

In this presentation, based on her latest book "Life Lessons for Loving the Way You Live," inspirational speaker and best-selling author Jennifer Read Hawthorne shares her secrets for loving the way you live, no matter what’s going on in your life. With lively stories and real-life experiences, Jennifer will show you the connection between attitude and aging, how to find greater balance, and how to prepare yourself for whatever life throws at you.

Audiences will gain inspiration and insight into a range of topics, including:

  • How our thinking affects everything we do
  • How to transform fear into confidence
  • How to keep an open heart in the face of adversity
  • Finding happiness from the inside out
  • How attitude affects health and promotes anti-aging
  • How to find peace no matter what the circumstances of your life

Jennifer is also co-author of:

  • "Chicken Soup for the Woman’s Soul" (#1 New York Times best seller)
  • "Chicken Soup for the Mother’s Soul" (#1 New York Times and #1 USA Today best seller)
  • "A Second Chicken Soup for the Woman’s Soul"
  • "Chicken Soup for the Single’s Soul"
  • "Diamonds, Pearls & Stones: Jewels of Wisdom for Young Women"
  • "The Soul of Success: A Woman’s Guide to Authentic Power"

Together, her books have sold 13 million copies.

Health chats

Dr. Marcia Nelson – Health Tips for My Mother and Daughter

Dr. Mark SchwabeHeat of the Moment: Surviving Menopause

Dr. Lydia SchraderBreast Health: Know Your Risk

Dr. Erik SimchukWeight No More: Finding Your Healthy Balance

Dr. Brock CummingsJoint Venture: Living a Pain-Free Active Life

Dr. Joel RothfeldRemember YOU: Caring for the Caregiver

Dr. Asad AmirCycling Through: Depression & Anxiety in Women

Dr. Marcia MooreHeart Health: What's a Woman to Do?

Dr. David LoombaPain & Treatment Options

Mary Aram, Clinical Dietitian – Fit Foods: Smart Nutrition in a Diet-Crazy World

Jesse Naylor, Exercise Physiologist – Women’s Fitness, co-presented by Susan Zepernick from Fleet Feet Chico

Community Partners

We are grateful to our local partners who are making this event possible. Is your business interested in participating? Learn more about Partnership and Boutique Opportunities.

Premiere Partner/Physician’s Lounge


Premiere Partner



Aqua Azul Oasis – Spa/Chair Massages

Byer's Leaf Guard Gutter System – Health Chat Partner

Chico Mall – Bag Partner

Fleet Feet – Health Chat Partner

Hotel Diamond - Speaker Accomodations

Hot Flash Wines – Wine Sponsor

Judy Sitton – Health Chat Partner

Kaia Fit – Health Chat Partner

Porter Communications– Bag Partner

Soroptimist International, Chico and Soroptimist International, Bidwell Rancho – Bag Partner


Abundant Harvest Organics

Aqua Azul Oasis

Bling on 3rd

Chico Natural Foods Co-Op

Damsel in Defense

Enloe Gift Shop

Enloe Mother & Baby Boutique

Hot Flash Wines

Interim Health Care

Jewel Kade

Lodestar Farms

Maisie Jane’s California Sunshine Products


Pure Skin

Terri Sue's Toffee

Timeless Pillows

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