Head to Toe Health and Beauty Showcase planned
Planning began in the fall for an event that would cater to women from head to toe.
Those plans will come to fruition May 30 with Head to Toe Health and Beauty Showcase. The gathering will be at Youghiogheny Country Club in Elizabeth Township from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost is $35.
This is the first collaborative project for the Women's Leadership Group of the Mon River Fleet Health Improvement Plan Partnerships and the UPMC McKeesport Women's Health Center.
“We are very, very excited the McKeesport Hospital Foundation is spearheading this with a lot of community groups,” said Cynthia Dorundo, UPMC McKeesport president.
“This focuses on the health and welfare of women,” Dorundo said, “and that's important because they are the caregivers of the family so it's nice to shine the light on them. There will be a lot of things that focus on every facet of her life to keep her healthy.”
There will be hors d'oeuvres and desserts as well as women's health care presentations, talks by doctors on women-specific health issues, and a variety of vendors.
Health care presentations will include gynecology health, dermatology, nutrition and exercise, mental health, plastic surgery, Ask the Doctor and Ask the Pharmacist.
Several doctors will lead presentations. Dr. Melissa Pugliano will discuss “Changing Seasons, Changing Skin”; Dr. Tracey Conti will talk about “Good Health 101”; Dr. Draion Burch will discuss “Healthy Sex”; Dr. Sandeep Kathju will talk about “Not Just Skin Deep”; and Dr. Jessica Sciulli will lead “If the Shoe Fits.”
Vendor choices will be varied including Cookie Lee, Cooking with Barbara, doTERRA Essential Oils, Elegante Details Skin and Hair, Embroider for You, Kim It Works, Kohl's Beauty and Fashions, Made with Love Jewelry, McKeesport Trail, Queens Beeds, rossi e rossi, Scents of Joy, Aromatherapy and Reflexology, UPMC McKeesport Jodie Matta-Dillinger Wig Center, and YMCA of McKeesport Zumba and Yoga.
Jeannie Smigielski, salon coordinator at Elegante Details, said she and her staff are “excited and looking forward” to taking part in the showcase. “The staff is ready to go. I hope our deed will make a difference in the community,” she said.
The salon will be offering five-minute chair massages, showing hair extensions, analyzing skin care for facials, and showing how wigs from the Jodie Matta-Dillinger Wig Center at UPMC McKeesport can be styled for cancer patients.
Throughout the festivities, models will be walking around with the seasons' styles.
“They will be wearing the latest fashions and trends,” said Ryan Caiarelli, area supervisor of apparel and accessories at Kohl's Department Store in Pleasant Hills.
“We're supplying the fashions for the models,” he said, noting there will be fashions for business, athletics, weekend and casual.
Committee members helping to organize the Health and Beauty Showcase include Michele Matuch, Joan Procopio, Helen Stratigos, Mickey Bradley, Alice Jones, Donna Maguire, the Rev. Earlene Coleman, Dee Connor, Janet Flegal, Linda Brewster, Janeen Garansci, Monica Hancharik, Toni Stolic, Sharon Soles, Laura Thompson, Kim Alexander, Meg Pero, Gladys Hunt-Mason, Jim Spindler, Patrick Fisher, Char Flaherty, Sonnie Cherepko, Shari Holland, Denise Dougherty, Jill Moorehead and the Rev. Arlene Walker.
For tickets, contact the McKeesport Hospital Foundation at 412-664-2590.
Carol Waterloo Frazier is an editor for Trib Total Media. She can be reached at 412-664-9161, ext. 1916, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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