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Women’s Health and Empowerment Circle

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Virginia Hospital Center Foundation’s Women’s Health and Empowerment Circle engages and inspires women to support excellent medical care, advanced medical technologies and the best options for child, senior and women’s healthcare. WHEC members support critical areas of Virginia Hospital Center and help to advance its mission to be the Best Hospital.

The Women’s Health and Empowerment Circle (WHEC) is a collection of dedicated women who value community, and want to ensure access to the best medical care is available to everyone through support for Virginia Hospital Center and its programs.

2014-2015 WHEC Events:

Love the Skin You’re In – Thursday, July 24, 2014
Bluemercury,  2855 Clarendon Boulevard

Ghouls Night Out – Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Northside Social Wine Bar, 3211 Wilson Boulevard
Don’t let conversations about pelvic health and wellness scare you!

Say Yes to De-Stress Holiday Party – December 2014, date TBD
Hosted at the home of Angie Wilcox
Mindfulness techniques and strategies to help you navigate the most wonderful time of the year stress-free! 

February 2015, date TBD
Keep your ticker in tip-top shape with heart health specialists.

Beat the Heat
May 2015, date TBD
Menopause got you feeling the heat?  Celebrate this special time with friends!

Join Today!

Joining the Women’s Health and Empowerment Circle is possible with your gift of $1,000 to Virginia Hospital Center, and your pledge of support at that level over 5 years. You may designate your gift to support the 2014 WHEC Designated Funding Project (see below), or any other Virginia Hospital Center area or program. Thank you for your support!

Click here to join WHEC today!

2014 WHEC Donations

It’s a fact – early breast cancer detection saves lives. This year, the Women’s Health and Empowerment Circle has designated software upgrades for mammography diagnostic imaging equipment as our focus project for donations. WHEC members may also designate their gift to any area of interest in the Hospital.   

Member Benefits

  • The knowledge that you are empowering and educating women about healthcare.
  • Recognition in Cornerstone newsletter, Virginia Hospital Center’s Wall of Honor and the Virginia Hospital Center Foundation website.
  • Invitations to WHEC educational and social events.
  • Opportunities to engage with Hospital leaders, doctors and volunteers.
  • Assistance with making your Hospital visit as worry-free as possible.

Learn More

For more information on the Women’s Health and Empowerment Circle, WHEC events and activities, or if you would like to join the WHEC Advisory Board, please contact Kelly Ferris at 703.717.4439
Advisory Board
  • Nancy Popovich, The Wise Investor Group, Co-Chair
  • Paula Poskon, Co-Chair
  • Alissa Curry, First Virginia Community Bank
  • Danine Fresch Gray, DDS, Clarendon Dental Arts
  • Erica Gasparott
  • Muriel Garr, SunTrust Bank
  • Corey Hinderstein, NTI
  • Jessica Pannell, Conway & Pannell, PLLC
  • Susan Pascocello
  • Nancy Perry, Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts
  • Angie Wilcox

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