South County Girl’s Summit slated for Tuesday, March 25
Feb 29,2008 00:00 by Bend_Weekly_News_Sources

The second-annual South County Girl’s Summit promises a day of fun and exciting activities for young women ages 11 to 16 on March 25. The goal of the event is to empower young women in South County with activities that are positive in nature, healthy and easily available in their home setting. An additional goal is to mentor young women with other adult females in their community.

The day of activities will start with a message from keynote speaker Rachael Scdoris, a nationally known local dog sled musher. Event attendees will enjoy complimentary gift giveaways, snacks and lunch at the event.

The South County Girl’s Summit will be held Tuesday, March 25, from 8:15 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at La Pine High School, 51633 Coach Road in La Pine, Oregon.

The following are only a few of the session choices provided at the South County Girl’s Summit by local experts and businesses:

·                     The Truth about Alcohol and Tobacco – What every young woman should know

·                     African drumming

·                     Healthy skincare

·                     Scrapbooking

·                     Healthy Body Images- I am perfectly fine the way I am

·                     REI Presents: Girl Camping 101

·                     And Much More!

The Girl’s Summit is sponsored by Think Again Parents (TAPS) Substance Abuse Prevention Team of South County; the Deschutes County Juvenile Community Justice Department and the American Association of University Women (http://www.aauw.org/).

For more information or to register for this event, please contact Mary Fleischmann, Deschutes County Juvenile Community Justice Officer at 541-536-5002.