Time to put your health first – BPW Joondalup August Dinner Meeting


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Time to put your health first – BPW Joondalup August Dinner Meeting Image

Tuesday 14/8/12 – 6:45 pm

Good health & wellbeing is essential – easy to lose focus of this as we juggle all the other stuff! This month BPW Joondalup is putting our health back into focus…

If you’ve been spending any evenings at home in front of the TV and heater, then you may have noticed that the ABC is re-running its award-winning Paper Giants (The Story of the Birth of Cleo).  Along with its peers, Cleo has arguably been instrumental in shining a spotlight on women’s wellbeing. Forty years on from the birth of Cleo it seems our priorities are still Family, Career, Friends, Health…

Health often comes last on the list and we
sometimes need to be reminded that it is
our responsibility to look after ourselves as
well as everyone else.

Education and early detection are paramount in women’s health and we are delighted to have as guest speaker at our August dinner meeting Tina Schiavello, PhD, Chairperson of GAIN, The Gynaecological Awareness Information Network Inc.

Tina completed her PHD in Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidneys in 2002 and has since worked in research and technical sales for a number of biotechnology companies. Tina’s interest in women’s health inspired her to undertake voluntary work in the woman’s health area, focussing on gynaecological health issues including HPV and cervical cancer, sexually transmitted infections and infertility.

Tina gives a light-hearted but thought-provoking message about looking after ourselves “downunder”. What we should know, look for, expect and do. She will also take us through the structure and activities of GAIN, which continually grows in membership and public profile.

We hope you can join us at our August dinner meeting on Tuesday 14th of August at 6:54pm. Please note that we are trialling a new venue this month.

Learn more about GAIN at http://www.gain.org.au/

New RSVP and payment arrangements

To attend this event you will need to RSVP and pay in advance.

  • By credit card: for this Dinner Meeting we have set up a pre-payment option using Eventbrite. Those of you who have already used this tool will know how simple and safe it is as a payment option. The link to our event is http://bpwjaugust2012.eventbrite.com.au/ . When you register and pay on Eventbrite your RSVP is automatically submitted.
  • By direct deposit: There is still the option of payment by direct deposit. Our bank details are on the invitation attached. Please RSVP by email first, then when paying online make sure you include your name as the reference.

So, if you would like to attend please RSVP by either linking to Eventbrite or emailing your acceptance and making your direct deposit by Friday 10th August so that we can confirm catering arrangements with the venue. This month our dinner meeting is being held at the Wanneroo Sports and Social Club.

Times and Cost

Members: 6.15pm for 7.00pm start       Cost: $25.00

Non-Members: 6.45pm for 7.00pm start        Cost: $30.00

For full details and registration please open this document: BPW Joondalup August 2012 Dinner Invitation

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