First KLRN Laredo Women's Health Conference at TAMIU Jan. 29
For the first time, KLRN, in partnership with Texas A&M International
University, is bringing its Women's Health Conference to Laredo on Saturday,
Jan. 29 at the TAMIU Student Center from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
The KLRN Laredo Women's Health Conference is designed to empower women
with knowledge to help them make informed choices about their health.
Diane Gates will chair the event, which was made possible in part by a
generous gift from the Lamar Bruni Vergara Trust.
Conference admission is $30 and includes a full day of informative speakers
and breakout sessions, health screenings, a continental breakfast, a formal
luncheon and a gift bag.
To purchase tickets, call KLRN at (210) 270-9000 or visit klrn.org.
Tickets may also be purchased in Laredo at any International Bank of Commerce
During the breakout sessions, national and local speakers will address
women's health topics including skin care, osteoporosis, exercise, heart
disease, diabetes, breast cancer, health & beauty, financial health
One of the most recognized authorities on women's health in the Spanish-speaking
world will be visiting Laredo to speak at the conference.
Sylvia Jimenez, M.D., is an ear, nose and throat (ENT) surgeon, author
of the weekly column Solo Mujeres and creator of the Web site www.solomujeres.com.
Solo Mujeres is syndicated in The Laredo Morning Times and 140 Spanish
language newspapers worldwide.
Translation service will be available for Dr. Jimenez's keynote speech.
Children's activities (age two to grade six only) will be provided on
a first-come, first-served basis. Pre-registration is required. To reserve
space for children, call 326-2450.
Sponsors for the KLRN Laredo Women's Health Conference are: Partner:
Texas A&M International University; Principal Sponsor: Lamar Bruni
Vergara Trust; Presenting Sponsor: International Bank of Commerce; Featured
Sponsor: Doctors Hospital of Laredo; Keynote Sponsor: GlaxoSmithKline;
Women's Wellness and Healthcare Clinic; Media Sponsor: Time Warner Cable;
94.9 The New QURE FM; Breakout Sponsors: H-E-B; National Multiple Sclerosis
Society; University Health System; Warren Transport, Inc.
For additional information, contact Ellen Evans, KLRN, at 800-627-8193.
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