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Take Time, Take Charge

[caption id="attachment_1167" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Peggy Collins"][/caption] Three Secrets to Send Your Small Business Soaring - Taking Charge in the New Frontier If you own a small business, don’t miss this golden opportunity to learn what’s on the horizon, how you can capitalize on your own natural strengths and the three secrets that will propel you to success. Peggy Collins is a professional speaker, author, and small business owner as well as former owner of a successfully sold company. She is just one of many fabulous speakers who will present at Take Time, Take Charge - an event for all women. Her workshops and teleseminars are based on her own experiences taking entrepreneurial ventures from start-up to success. She’ll outline a game plan that includes the three necessary elements to overcome competition and become part of the new frontier – collaboration. Peggy Collins is a professional speaker, author and The Working Gals Mentor™. Owning her own speaking and training business since 1993, she’s also authored a book 1ed by McGraw Hill Help Is Not a Four-Letter Word: Why Doing It All Is Doing You In. Her book reveals a never-before-identified self-defeating behavior she calls the Self-Sufficiency Syndrome. Prior to speaking professionally, Peggy was the designer and implementer of three corporate start-ups and later her first co-owned small business which she sold in 2003. She’s had senior vice president, president and owner after her name but the titles she loves best are mother and grandmother. She’s a member of The National Speakers Association, has been named a Platinum Speaker by Meeting Professionals International and has participated in over 80 radio interviews in the U.S. and Canada since 2007. To register for Take Time, Take Charge - an event for all women, call 1-866-790-WELL.

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Take Time, Take Charge - Full Schedule of Events

The buzz is building and everyone is getting excited for "Take Time, Take Charge – an event for all women."  Grab a friend and make plans to spend the day with us in Biltmore Park. You do not want to miss this event.  There will be something for every woman.  If you haven't registered, you are urged to sign up soon. Space is limited.  The  event will be held at The Hilton at Biltmore Park on Friday, Sept. 17 from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.  It will include informative speakers on a variety of subjects (health, wellness, lifestyle, business) for empowering women of all ages, goodie bags filled with great gifts, a scrumptious sit down lunch with our keynote speaker, Diane Sieg, and a laid back networking hour.  The cost for the day is $40 per person. Register by calling 1-866-790-WELL.  Keep watching the blog for more details about our fabulous speakers.  In the meantime, here is a full schedule of events.

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Pardee Pavilion to host presentation on Alzheimer’s disease

Pardee Pavilion Adult Day Health Services is hosting a free educational presentation on Alzheimer’s disease and memory loss on Monday, Aug. 16, from 10 a.m. until noon. The presentation entitled, “Questions about Memory Loss” will be held at the Pardee Pavilion located at 114 College Dr. in Flat Rock, adjacent to Blue Ridge Community College.  Light refreshments will be served.  Registration is required by calling (828) 697-7070. Participants will learn about Alzheimer’s disease and related causes of memory loss and community resources for families affected by memory loss.  This event is provided by, the Alzheimer’s Association (Mountain Regional office), Land-of-Sky Regional Council’s Family Caregiver Support program, and Pardee Pavilion Adult Day Health Services. Pardee Pavilion Adult Day Health Services provides quality day services for adults who cannot or should not stay home alone during the day because of physical or mental impairments and the frailties associated with aging. Adults at the Pavilion participate in activities, take day trips and remain active in the community. Call 1-866-790-WELL today for more information.

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Take Time, Take Charge

Keynote speaker, Diane Sieg, will present Chaos to CALM [caption id="attachment_1142" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Diane Sieg"][/caption] These are uncertain and challenging times we’re living in.  With the transitions we are all facing in this “new normal” we can find our ourselves living with a lot of fear, uncertainty and chaos, trying to do more, better, faster. Whatever place you are in right now--unemployed, under-employed, struggling in a relationship or with your weight, now is the perfect time to open to grace and go from chaos to calm.  Discover the secret of living a more powerful and purposeful life by learning how to open to grace.  This program gives you the perspective of an ER Nurse turned yogi and supports you in setting an intention and how to focus on it–with remarkable results.  This program is based on the recently released CD, 30 Days to Grace; A Daily Practice to Achieve Your Ultimate Goals and the book, CHAOS to CALM to be released in 2010. From the chaos of the emergency room to the calm of her yoga mat, professional speaker, 1ed author, certified yoga teacher, and life coach Diane Sieg, RN, CYT, CSP, will give you life-saving strategies by showing you how to take care of yourself, take charge of your life, and take daily action. With high energy and heartfelt stories, Diane provides a clear and strong message about the importance of life balance and self care.  Attendees will leave the presentation with the permission and practical skills they need to be more authentic, productive, and balanced in every area of their lives.  Diane holds the Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation, the highest certification for a speaking professional, earned by less than 10% of the professional speakers in the world. Join us for a full day of informative speakers, free gifts, lunch and networking opportunities at Take Time, Take Charge - an event for all women on Friday, Sept. 17 at the Hilton at Biltmore Park. Keep watching the blog for more information about our speakers. Reserve your spot and register today by calling 1-866-790-WELL.

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Join us for Camp Liberty

[caption id="attachment_1134" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Camp Liberty 2009"][/caption] Pardee Hospital is proud to once again offer Camp Liberty, an annual weekend camp for adult cancer patients and survivors receiving treatment in Henderson County.  Camp Liberty will be held from Aug. 27-29 at Bonclarken Conference Center in Flat Rock, NC.  Camp Liberty provides a free weekend retreat for male and female cancer patients and survivors, age 25 years and older, who received or are receiving their treatment in Henderson County.  The camp includes two nights of lodging, meals and various activities.  During the weekend, patients and survivors will have the opportunity to interact in a relaxed and supportive environment. A Celebration of Life picnic will be held on the final day of the camp for family members. For more information about attending Camp Liberty contact Stephanie “Brooke” Allen at (828) 696-1330 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Space is limited.

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