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MCCG Kicks Off 2014 Women's Health Series

MCCG Kicks Off 2014 Women's Health Series

“CEO of the Household” Events Commence with Barbara Dooley, Women's Health Fair 

MACON, GA (Thursday, May 8, 2014) – Women's Services and The Family Birth Center, services of The Medical Center of Central Georgia (MCCG), invite the women of central Georgia to participate in “CEO of the Household,” a series of events designed to increase personal wellness.

MCCG will kick off the 2014 wellness series with the Women's Health & Maternity Fair, on Saturday, May 17 from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Wesleyan College in Macon. This free event is open to the public.

In addition to free health screenings, special guest Barbara Dooley will speak during breakfast and lunch sessions. Each session costs $25.00. Dooley, wife of legendary football coach Vince Dooley, is a cancer survivor and inspirational speaker who rivets audiences with her gifted storytelling.

The Women's Health & Maternity Fair is the first in a series of events MCCG will offer to promote women's health. “CEO of the Household” lunch and learn events will be held throughout the year, and will address topics including “The Sandwich Generation,” “Hormonal Hostage” and “Mental Health Makeover.” Events are currently scheduled for August, November and February 2015.

“We were pleased with the success of this series in its first year, and pleased to continue to offer these events for the women in our community. Women, for the most part, are the CEO's of their households. By emphasizing healthcare for women, we are ensuring the wellbeing of the entire family,” said Dr. Ninfa Saunders, President and CEO of Central Georgia Health System.

For more information and to register for “CEO of the Household” events, please visit

May is National Women's Healthcare Month. In recognition, Macon Mayor Robert Reichert will proclaim May Women's Healthcare Month at Macon City Hall on Friday, May 9 at 11 a.m. This is not a public event, but media are invited to attend.