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Posts made in March, 2013

Author Anna Quindlen to Speak at Annual Women’s Health Benefit

April 29 Event Funds Local Breast Health Programs

The 12th Annual Mills-Peninsula Women’s Health Luncheon and Lecture, on Monday, April 29, will feature a lecture by award-winning author and columnist Anna Quindlen, entitled, “Is 60 the New 40: Middle-age or Midlife? A Short Guide to a Happy Life and Other Words of Wisdom.”

Quindlen is an award-winning author, journalist and opinion columnist.

The event will be at the San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront Hotel at 1800 Old Bayshore Highway in Burlingame. Registration begins at 11 a.m., and the luncheon and lecture run from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. A book signing will follow the lecture. The event is expected to draw a capacity crowd of 1,000 attendees. The registration deadline is April 22, 2013, but the event is already nearly booked. Limited tickets are still available for $150 each.

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Free Anti-Bullying Workshop in San Mateo on March 30

Art Contest Deadline is March 22, 2013

Everyone plays an important role in ensuring all children are safe from bullying – including young people themselves, but not everyone knows how. To help people learn coping techniques and strategies to overcome and end bullying of all kinds, the  African American Community Health Advisory Committee (AACHAC) in partnership with Mills-Peninsula Health Services, is sponsoring a half-day, anti-bullying workshop for youth, teens and parents called, “Bullies Tear Down, Friends Build Up!” 

The free community workshop will be held on Saturday, March 30, 2013, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at  Mills Health Center’s Hendrickson Auditorium at 100 S. San Mateo Drive in San Mateo, Calif.

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