Emcee Marci Narum
You may know her face from 20 years reporting the news, but you may not know Marci’s story of a lifetime dealing with depression. But she’ll tell you that her life is remarkable, “I believe I am stronger, wiser, kinder and more confident because of my adversities. I choose to believe I am worthy, capable and created for a purpose.” She is married to the man of her dreams, Jim, and has two wiener dogs, Mickey and Molly.
Emcee Nicole Phillips
Nicole spends her days surrounded by kindness. As the Executive Director of Diva Connection Foundation, Nicole is witness to the positivity generated when women connect to help each other. Her Saturday SheSays column shares the community’s stories of random acts of kindness and the many ways people prove that Kindness is Contagious. Nicole graduated with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. Crowned Miss Wisconsin in 1997, she spent the year touring the state talking to children and adults on overcoming crisis. Nicole’s husband, Saul, is the Head Men’s Basketball Coach for North Dakota State University. During the season, you can find her wrangling her three children in the bleachers.
Reviving a Healthier You: Rediscover Your Vitality One Lifestyle Tweak-at-a-Time
We know it’s true. When we are not feeling great and our energy is low - relationships suffer, work is an effort and our overall level of happiness plummets. But the good news is that each one of us harbors more power than we realize to create exactly the kind of healthy lifestyle that would support our goals of reviving energy and vitality lost.
Polly brings over 28 years of experience in health food and fitness. She’s the author of two natural foods cookbooks, co-hosted healthy cooking television shows and continues to actively teach for the love of teaching and staying fit.
Stress Less & Laugh More
with Colette Carlson
The truth is too many women feel emotionally and physically spent trying to be everything to everyone. Collapsing on our pillow, wondering where the day went, we beat ourselves up that we didn't get more done, and then we start tomorrow's list. In Colette's heartfelt program you will walk away inspired to make positive long-lasting change. Laugh out loud and stress less as you learn to eliminate unrealistic expectations and speak your truth.
Because she is willing to make great fun of herself, Colette invites you to take a heartfelt, humorous look into your own life bringing about the self-awareness that begins all long-lasting change. After all, laughter can be endearing, inviting and infectious.
Get Fit Tool Kit | Melanie Carvell, PT with Melissa Olson, RD, RLD
Do you need some fresh ideas to jump-start your fitness routine? Need to re-kindle your motivation? Interested in trying some simple but effective exercises to build a stronger you? Do you want to learn about the latest high tech (and low tech!) gadgets and apps to help you with your nutrition and physical activity goals? Be inspired to find ways to fit physical activity into your busy day and let’s have fun doing it!
Describe Your Doodads | Kim Wagner
Let’s admit it; we all have them. Those gadgets or trinkets that we think make our lives more substantial. What is really important? Is it the car we drive, home we own, or purse we carry? Guess what? These doodads don’t truly bring us JOY. We can spend our entire lifetime seeking joy in all the wrong places. Kim Wagner will share her personal experience with breast cancer
and how her views changed on what brings substance and meaning to life.
Take a Starring Role in Your Health Care | Sally May, RN, BSN
Women are the leading lady of their own medical drama. Each day they decide what they are going to eat, whether they will exercise, and to what extent they will consume their prescribed medications. No matter what health care professionals do or say, at the end of the day, every woman is a self-manager. You may not win an Oscar but gaining the knowledge, skills, and confidence to take an active role in your own health care may put you on the red carpet to better health outcomes.
Grace for the Journey: Letting Joy, Peace and Self-Control Bloom in Your Life | Bev Martinson, MS
Everyone has a story to tell. Through others’ stories, we can reflect on our own lives. Bev Martinson shares how her diagnosis with a chronic health condition hurled her into a life-changing journey, both physically and spiritually. After 20+ years working in health promotion, her focus on wellness became personal. Bev reveals lessons she is learning to self-manage her health, and live with more joy and peace.
Beyond the Struggle, Living a Full Life | Panelists Judi Lundstrom, Cindy Steen & Kim Wagner
How can a diagnosis of cancer be empowering? Share in the message that there is hope and joy in each new day even after the diagnosis of cancer. Hear three inspiring stories of strength in the face of difficulty. Our panelists will share their personal stories of looking beyond their diagnosis and living their lives to the fullest.
Open Enrollment for Health Coverage | Luther Stueland
Women with health coverage are more likely to obtain needed preventive, primary, and specialty care services. Changes in how we access health insurance coverage go into effect October 1, 2013. Luther Stueland of BCBSND, a Marketplace insurance carrier, will speak to the new products for health coverage, benefits and costs, and who is eligible for subsidies to make health insurance more affordable. Access to health coverage for you and your family directly leads to better health outcomes.
Healthy North Dakota
Valley News Live
North Dakota Today
UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences
American Crystal Sugar
Bell State Bank & Trust
Catalyst Medical Center
St Alexius Medical Center
Blue Cross Blue Shield
InHealth Specialty Pharmacy
Prairie St. John's
Eyes on Parkway
Gloria Jeans & Red Carpet Carwash
H.A. Thompson & Sons
MDU Resources Foundation
Upper Cervical Health Centers
Border States | Donabauer Family Dentistry | Johnson Wealth Management | Cedric Theel Toyota | Northern Improvement Co. | Schauer Hearing Aid Center | State Farm Insurance | The Medicine Shoppe Bismarck | University of Mary | Western Steel & Plumbing
2013 Fargo Exhibitors:
Blood Pressure Screening
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota*
Catalyst Medical Center & Clinical Spa*
Cathy Hahn, Realtor, Prudential Premier Real Estate/LifeSort
Clairmont Counseling Center
Edith Sanford Breast Health*
Fitness 4 Life Workout Express/Rehab 4 Life Physical Therapy
Freedom Chiropractic Health Center
Go Far Woman 5k & Half Marathon
Healing Arts Chiropracic
Health Source of Fargo-Moorhead
InHealth Specialty Pharmacy*
Institute of Diagnostic Imaging
It Works! Global – The Ultimate Body Applicator Company
Lakeland Mental Health Center
McCulley Optix Gallery
Mutual of Omaha
Prairie St. John’s*
The Rose Inc.
Two Turtles Acupuncture Center
UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences*
Winmar Sleep Wellness Center
Young Living Essentail Oils
Yvonne Denault Photography
2013 Bismarck Exhibitors:
Aesthetic Center of Plastic Surgery and The Spa
Bismarck Cancer Center
Bismarck Park and Recreation District
Blood Pressure Screening
Bone Density Screening
Boresha International Fat Burning Coffee and Tea
CC’s Physical Therapy
Chambers & Blohm Psychological Services, PC
Comfort Keepers In-Home Care
Denise Forte – Pathroff MD
Edward Jones – Jessica Weisz
Elle P. Designs
Eyes on Parkway
HealthSource Chiropractic and Progressive Rehab
ND Department of Health – Newborn Screening (NBS) 50th Anniversary, & Cribs for Kids programs
ND Soybean Council
North Dakota Today*
Plant Perfect Garden Center LLC*
Red Door Homes*
St. Alexius Medical Center*
University of North Dakota*
Upper Cervical Health Centers*