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Novant’s Ladies Night Out set for Thursday

SALISBURY — Novant Health is hosting Ladies Night Out from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Peeler Crystal Lounge of Catawba College.
The event is designed to give women the opportunity to relax and have fun while obtaining valuable health information. All proceeds will support neighbors in need through the Rowan County United Way.
Local vendors, physician offices, hospital staff and more will fill the Crystal Lounge with jewelry, accessories, wine tastings, makeup tricks, mini-massages, health education and more. Ladies can also dress up in fun accessories and step in front of a photo booth for a free group photo with friends. Also, they can taste healthy food and take the recipes home to try.
Novant Health Breast Center’s mobile mammography van will be on site and available for mammography screening. Appointments are recommended and insurance can be filed.
To schedule a mammogram for Ladies Night Out, call 704-210-5924. Novant Health will offer the following free screenings to event participants:
• Osteoporosis screening
• Pre-diabetes, hypertension and obesity screening as part of Novant Health’s community wellness initiative
• Body fat percentage
• Balance assessment
• Foot checks from 5-7 p.m.
• Stroke risk assessment
Screenings except for mobile mammography are on a first-come, first-served basis and are included in the admission cost. Physicians from Novant Health will also host two free health seminars in Catawba’s Hedrick Little Theatre to educate women on staying healthy.
• 6 p.m. Five Ways to Maximize Your Health and Wellness: Incontinence and Peri-menopausal Issues with Dr. Holly Stevens, Novant Health Carolina Woman Health Associates
• 7 p.m. Tips for Heart Healthy Living with Dr. Dennis Wilson, Novant Health Heart & Vascular Institute Salisbury
All attendees will have the opportunity to win door prizes. Pre-registered is highly encouraged and may be done online at www.novanthealth.org/rowanevents.
Admission is $10 and can be paid online or at the door. All proceeds benefit the Rowan County United Way.

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