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North Colorado Medical Center's Spirit of Women program aims to build teen confidence


GREELEY, Colo. (Oct. 2, 2012) — North Colorado Medical Center’s Spirit of Women hopes to build the spirit of young women through a new series of classes.

GLAM – Girls Lead with Assertiveness and More – consists of six dynamic, interactive classes to provide enjoyable training for girls 12 to 15 years old. Spirit GLAM:

  • Lays a foundation for girls to realize their potential
  • Improves girls’ ability to relate to their peers
  • Increases assertiveness and self-confidence
  • Improves awareness of personality traits and overall health
  • Introduces girls to basic financial terms and concepts.

Classes include fun activities related to all topics and a celebration on the last evening. The classes are the second Monday each month from January 2013 through June 2013 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Classes take place in the NCMC Auditorium, 1801 16th St., Greeley. Aims Community College is a partner in presenting the program.

The fee for participation is $20 and is payable once a person has been accepted into the program. Scholarships may be available based on documented need.

To register, visit the Spirit GLAM link at and download the required application. The deadline to apply is Oct. 15.

For more information or to inquire about future GLAM dates call (970) 810-3000.


Spirit of Women hosts events throughout the year featuring timely health education topics, physicians and health practitioners, Spirit Business Partners, and of, innovative and unique activities enjoyed by women of all ages! In addition, Spirit of Women frequently hosts community lectures or events that include topics of interest to men.  Visit 

North Colorado Medical Center is a fully accredited, private, not-for-profit facility licensed to operate 378 beds. It serves as a regional medical center with community-based and specialty services in a service area including southern Wyoming, western Nebraska, western Kansas and northeastern Colorado. For more information, visit

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