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Press Release_Womens Seminar

Statewide Parent Advocacy Network (SPAN)


Jeanne McMahon

Statewide Parent Advocacy Network


“So, What’s Right About Chocolate?”

 SPAN’s Annual Women’s Forum

A Seminar for Women of all Ages and Stages

October 12, 2017

Cumberland Community College

Newark, New Jersey: The Statewide Parent Advocacy Network (SPAN) in collaboration with partners from Cumberland County Health Department and Inspira Health Network are holding a free women’s seminar on Thursday, October 12, 2017 from 9 am to 3 pm at Cumberland Community College, 3322 College Drive, Vineland NJ 08360.  This event is for women of all ages and stages of life and will offer interactive sessions on nutrition, fitness, self-reflection and self-care.  Women will benefit from sessions on healthy pregnancy and birth and peri/post menopause. 

Jill Wodnick, a national speaker on improving maternity care working at Montclair State University's will be the keynote speaker.  The event will feature exhibitors, local vendors, and representatives from community based organizations offering information and access to services for local and statewide resources. Chair massage and other self-care activities will be available throughout the day.                                                                            

For more information and to register for this event, please contact Ayo Bajomo or visit https://womensforum10 to register on-line. To register as an exhibitor, please visit https://womensforum10

SPAN’s Women’s Forum is part of our Partners for Prevention of Birth Defects & Developmental Disabilities project funded by the CDC Birth Defects Prevention Grant through the New Jersey Department of Health. SPAN is a statewide organization that provides information, training, technical assistance, support and leadership development for New Jersey’s families of children birth to 26. SPAN’s mission is to empower and support families and inform and involve professionals interested in the healthy development and education of children and youth especially those at greatest risk due to disability, special healthcare needs, discrimination based on race, gender, national origin, language, immigrant status, or other special circumstances.