Living Well: Women’s Night Out

May 18, 2018

For Immediate Release

ATLANTIC – The Women’s Health Committee at Cass County Health System invites all women to come to “Living Well” on Tuesday, June 5th from 5:30 to 7:30 pm in the atrium at Cass County Health System. This is a free event and open to the public.

The evening will include a style show, chair massages, light refreshments, and a keynote speech.

“We’re excited to offer this fun evening out for women,” said Karla Akers, Care for Yourself Coordinator. “We want to inspire women to lead healthy lives, and part of taking care of yourself is making time for things like this when you can slow down and recharge your batteries.”

The style show will include clothing and accessories from The Upper Cut, Moss & Pearl, and Renew Ag. Two local massage therapists will provide mini-massages for attendees.

At approximately 6:30, the keynote speech will begin in the Atlantic Medical Center lobby.

Allison Berryhill will present the keynote speech that evening. Allison teaches freshman English and advises the journalism program at Atlantic High School. She has degrees in English and speech education, certification in journalism, and a master’s degree in secondary English curriculum and Instruction from Drake University. She is a board member for both the Iowa Council of Teachers of English and the Iowa High School Press Association. She is currently serving as chair of the National Council of Teachers of English Public Language Awards Committee. In 2017, Allison was named the 2017 Rod Dahl Journalism Teacher of the Year by the Iowa High School Press Association, and the Iowa Council of Teachers of English 2017 High School Teacher of Excellence.

In her personal life, Allison has been married to Dan Hoegh for 34 years, and they have six children. In addition to teaching, she has worked as a freelance writer for Better Homes & Gardens, The Des Moines Register, and Twins magazine. Allison is also a breast cancer survivor, unicycle rider, accordion player, and a wedding officiant.