Local people in Wakefield are invited to celebrate International Women’s Day with the health and wellbeing development team on Tuesday 12th March at Lightwaves leisure centre.
The event has been organised to celebrate International Women’s day and give people the opportunity to get together, learn more about specific health conditions which effect women and how to access services more effectively.
There will be guest speakers during the event including Karen Townend, an Olympic torch bearer, who will share her career and personal experiences, offering insight to inspire others.
A full programme of activities will be taking place throughout the day including arts and crafts, holistic therapy demonstrations, henna painting and a zumba session. Teams from NHS and local authority services will also be hosting information stalls during the day.
The event will be held at Lightwaves Leisure Centre, Lower York Street, Marsh Way, Wakefield, WF1 3LJ from 10am to 3.00pm on Tuesday 12th March. The event is open to anyone who would like to attend, including families and people do not have to book a place.
Jill Poole, health and wellbeing development team lead said, “This special event will give local people an opportunity to engage with a wide range of NHS and local authority services who will be on hand throughout the day to share information, experiences and good practice.”
The event has been organised by the Wakefield health and wellbeing development team which is provided by South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and Wakefield council’s community development team on behalf of the Wakefield Network.
For more information about the event contact Fareeda Mir on 07899960164 or Tabana Khalid on 07766421332