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Moms, girls learn about growing up healthy and happy


GREELEY, Colo. (June 26, 2013) – North Colorado Medical Center Spirit of Women invites mothers and daughters to the new Spirit Girls…and Moms Too event, “Growing Up Healthy and Happy!”

The event is 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Monday, July 15 at the NCMC Auditorium, 1801 16th St. Guests can enter through Door 6. Admission is free for Spirit members and all girls. Cost for non-members is $10. The program is geared for girls ages 8 to 12.

This unique event offers mothers and girls the chance to learn together and address some of the issues they will face as the younger females grow. Going through puberty is easier for moms and girls when both know what to expect. Better preparation for those physical and emotional transitions means a smoother transition to womanhood.

Banner Health Clinic pediatricians and gynecologists will be available for discussion of normal puberty-related events. Plus Spirit of Women will offer treats and fun activities.
Pre-registration for the event is required by calling (970) 810-3000 or by email. Details are available at

This popular program will be offered again in January and July 2014.

Spirit of Women is a national network of leading hospitals dedicated to improving women's lives with innovative health and community programs. Spirit of Women Hospitals touch the lives of millions of women each year through the presentation of educational events, consumer membership programs, conferences, communications and grassroots efforts to improve the health and well-being of women everywhere. Spirit of Women enables participating hospitals to focus on community needs while providing the strength of national support.

North Colorado Medical Center is a fully accredited, private, nonprofit facility licensed in Greeley, Colo., operated by Banner Health, a nonprofit healthcare system with 24 hospitals in seven states. It serves as a regional medical center offering a comprehensive scope of with community-based and specialty healthcare services for an area including southern Wyoming, western Nebraska, western Kansas and northeastern Colorado. For more information, visit

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