|"Children don't grow up and love themselves as much as you love them...they
grow up and love themselves the way they see you love yourself."
Dr. Mehmet Oz
The Get In Touch |
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School Nurses or
click here to sign up
Get In Touch
& Daisy Wheel©.
April showers really do
bring May flowers!
Daisy Wheels are "springing"
up all over the United States - and the world!
Our program is is currently in 27 states and after our trip to Germany last month for the Overseas School Health Nurses Association Conference, we have begun rolling into International Schools and US Department of Defense Schools all over the world!
Be sure to check out our new video - it is BEAUTIFUL!
Mary Ann Wasil Nilan
Executive Director & Founder,
Breast Cancer Kickin' Survivor & Health Activist
~ Upcoming Events ~
May 1, 2010
New England Association of School Nurses 2010 Conference
June 28 - July 2, 2010
National Association of School Nurses 2010 Conference
October 10, 2010
6th Annual "Pretty In Pink" Brunch & "Woman of Strength" Award
Check out our brand new video and
the "beautiful" (The two boys are courtesy of St. Joseph High School in Trumbull, CT!)
Lauralton Hall students that helped us prepare
packets of info to send
to school nurses across America!
Thrilled to be a speaker at last month's OSHNA Conference in
Kaiserslautern, Germany, the Get In Touch Girls' Program & Daisy Wheels were enthusiastically received by nurses all over the world...
Korea, Luxembourg, India, Italy, Germany, Guam, Czech Republic, Poland,
the Netherlands, Austria, Amsterdam, Tunisia and Spain...to name a few!
These dynamic and dedicated school nurses work at International Schools and
US Department of Defense Schools all over the world.
School nurses make our mission a movement..."changing the world one girl at a time!"
Many thanks to Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania's "Community Warriors"
for last month's
1st Annual "Pretty In Pink" Brunch & "Woman of Strength" Award.
Here I am with Tracey Saab and Lehigh Valley's
"Woman of Strength" honoree, 1-year Survivor, Susan Teti.Kudos to Tracey Saab, Community Warriors Founder, and the Swain School, our
first Get In Touch school in Pennsylvania!If you are interested in hosting a "Pretty In Pink" event and "Woman of Strength" Award in your community, please contact us at 203.283.5127 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Meet School Nurse Peggy Rettie, pictured here with some of her students
from Sigonella Middle School in Sicily, Italy.
Here's what Peggy had to say about the Get In Touch Girls' Program & Daisy Wheels in her school:
"Overall I had a very positive response with the attendees and
feel I've developed a bond with them! As a result, I've started a
monthly health awareness talk during lunch
and check on their progress
Just today, I learned that a mother of one of our 8th grade girls
was diagnosed with breast cancer.
Your website and outreach program
is helping a lot of teens right now!
Thank you again for all that you do and sharing your life with us
Peggy Rettie, RN MSN
Department of Defense Dependents School / Overseas
School Health Nurse
Sigonella Middle School / Sicily,
THIS is what a "breast cancer survivor" looks like...
here I am with 6-year survivor and Founder of Are You Dense, Inc., Nancy Cappello, PhD,
along with AYD Secretary, 9-year survivor Catherine Bauer. We testified at last month's
public hearing on the breast density statute (bill no. 259) at the CT State Legislature.
To read my entire testimony and to learn more
about the bill click here.
The Breast Cancer EARLY (Education and Awareness Requires Learning Young) Act was signed into law last month, Section 10413 of H.R. 3590...on behalf of women and girls everywhere,
"Thank you, Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, you are our Survivor-Hero!"
To read more about the EARLY Act click here.
Click the FB logo to become a FAN now!
A perfect Mother's Day gift...
In an effort to share their gratitude for early breast cancer detection
and education, Waves of Gratitude will donate $3 from every purchase of
Large Branches of Hope necklace to Get In Touch through April 30, 2010.
Use coupon code "InTouch" at checkout to receive 15% off.
GIT Your Vineyard
Vines® Daisy Tote here...
(click on the pic)
"GIT Your Gown On!" - Bridal Dash...
Sunday, April 25 from 12-4pmVillage Vogue Boutique
163 South Broad Street
"Brand New" gowns are $50, $75 and $100 - - over 70 gowns to choose from!
Original value $500-1000 / sizes 8-24
Admission is Free.
Call 203.283.9400 for more info.
Here are 8 more of Michael Pollan's 63 "Food Rules..."
#36 Don't eat
breakfast cereals that change the color of the milk.
#37 The whiter
the bread, the sooner you'll be dead.
#47 Eat when
you are hungry, not when you are bored.
#51 Spend as
much time enjoying the meal as it took to prepare it.
like a king, lunch like a prince, dinner like a pauper.
#57 Don't get
your fuel from the same place your car does.
#58 Do all your
eating at a table.
#59 Try not to
...you really are what you eat...what ARE you?!