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Friday October 18th

2019 Event Schedule

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Proposal submission for 2019 is closed. If you’re interested in learning more about speaking, please contact Rosemary Cintron at rcintron@ywcahanover.org

Start End Event Room
8:15 9:00 Registration and Coffee YWCA Hanover Auditorium
9:00 9:15 Welcome and Logistics YWCA Hanover Auditorium
9:15 10:00 Keynote speaker – Gisele Fetterman YWCA Hanover Auditorium
10:10 11:00 Session 1 St. Matthew Classrooms
11:10 12:00 Session 2 St. Matthew Classrooms
12:00 12:30 Lunch YWCA Hanover Auditorium
12:45 1:30 Keynote Community Panel YWCA Hanover Auditorium
1:40 2:30 Session 3 St. Matthew Classrooms
2:40 3:30 Session 4 St. Matthew Classrooms
3:40 4:00 Closing Remarks YWCA Hanover Auditorium
4:00 5:00 Wine and cheese social YWCA Community Room


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Session 1: 10:10 AM – 11:00 AM

  • Healthier You: Let’s get ready to become the healthiest version of YOU! w/Dana Alexander-Envision Total Wellness
  • My Metal Working Story:  Changing Career Mindsets w/Karen Russell-Keystone North, INC.
  • Find Your Leadership Style w/Dr. Barbara Rupp-YWCA Hanover & Hanover Borough Council
  • Understanding Your Teenager w/Area School Counselors

Session 2: 11:10 AM – 12:00

  • General Financial Fitness Throughout Life w/Michelle Mowrer-Members 1st Federal Credit Union
  • Personal Branding w/Karen Townsend-M&T Bank
  • Managing Generations w/Rhonda Ramos-UPMC Hanover
  • Fun in Downtown Hanover w/Justine Trucksess-Main Street Hanover, INC.

Session 3: 1:40 PM – 2:30 PM

  • Women’s Heart Health – The Art of Caring for Your Heart w/Kathy Miller-UPMC Hanover / Memorial
  • Yoga and Meditation – Self Care with a Purpose w/Misty Stillman-Life in Balance Yoga
  • Online Opportunities for Changing Careers w/Erin Rose-HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College
  • How YOU can get Involved in the Community w/Community Panel
  • Conversational Tips: How to Talk with Your Aging Parent w/Jennifer Holcomb-Cross Keys Village

Session 4: 2:40 PM – 3:30 PM

  • Our Inner Critic: Get Out of Your Head and Get Living w/Michelle Krill-Life Coach
  • Drum Circle: Drumming for wellness and creative expression w/Joe Clark-JC Percussion
  • Downtown Hanover Leadership Tour: Women-Owned Businesses w/Justine Trucksess-Main Street Hanover, INC.
  • Art Workshop: What Passion Can Do for a Person’s Life w/Sara Little-YWCA Hanover Hanover Area Art Guild
  • Emotional Intelligence: The Other Kind of Smart w/Karen Townsend-M&T Bank