The Women Veterans Program at the St. Cloud VA Health Care System will host the Sixth Annual Women Veterans Health and Wellness Day from 5:30-8 p.m.,Tuesday, Sept. 24, in Building 96 on the St. Cloud VA Medical Center campus in St. Cloud. The event celebrates women Veterans and their military service by emphasizing healthy lifestyles and medical care unique to women.
Presentations and exhibitions of popular techniques for calming the mind, soothing the spirit and strengthening the body are planned. This year’s activities include mindful eating techniques, organic foods discovery and tastings, and using a mindful labyrinth. Flu and pertussis vaccinations will be available, and light refreshments will be served.
All women veterans are encouraged to attend but attendance is limited to the first 50 participants who register. There is a $5 individual participation fee. A reduced participation fee of $8 is available for women who bring a woman veteran friend along. Women veterans may call (320) 255-6371 for information on how to register.
The Women Veterans Program at the St. Cloud VA Health Care System provides gender-focused medical care to more than 2,000 women veterans per year at the medical center in St. Cloud and community-based outpatient clinics in Brainerd, Montevideo and Alexandria.
All veterans are encouraged to enroll in the VA health care system. For information on enrolling for VA health care, contact the
St. Cloud VA HCS Eligibility Office at (320) 255-6340.