Spirit In Action

We could tell you what Spirit of Women can do for your hospital and your community. But we’d rather just have you see Spirit in Action.

Below is a quick selection of the latest news articles spotlighting our hospitals’ recent successes. Want to see more? Just ask, we love to share the successes of our hospitals.


Black dress event about vibrant health

October 13, 2014 – WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Good health looks good on everyone. And just like the classic little black dress, vibrant health is always in style. So ladies, put on your favorite black attire and learn how to make good health your best accessory at the Riverview Spirit of Women Little Black Dress Girls’ Night Out…read more.


Contest says ‘Bravo!’ to women on top of their health

October 9, 2014 GREAT FALLS Sparkly, feathered, painted, welded and glued-together bras bring a touch of whimsy each year in the BRAvo! competition, sponsored by Benefis Spirit of Women. Spirit of Women coordinator Lacey Gallagher has heard the detractors and from the people who don’t quite get it, but she’s undeterred…read more.


Spirit of Women to present ‘Girl Talk’

October 9, 2014 HATTIESBURG Girls ages eight through 11 are invited to attend the upcoming session of “Girl Talk,” presented by Forrest General’s Spirit of Women, to learn about the physical and emotional changes that happen during adolescence. During the event, dr. Katherine P. Alexis, Hattiesburg Clinic family practice physician, will talk with young girls about what they can expect as they enter their teenage years and help unravel the mysteries of the changes that those years bring…read more.


BACK IN BLACK: Women's health event features black-dress theme  Read more: http://www.websterpost.com/article/20140930/News/140939973#ixzz3EzYFCvW4BACK IN BLACK: Women’s health event features black-dress theme

September 30th, 2014 – CANANDAIGUA – UR Medicine’s Thompson Health is joining more than 60 other Spirit of Women hospitals across the country to host a fun, stylish and information-filled women’s health. Designed to move women toward better health and vibrant living by providing education in a fun and fanciful fashion, Girls’ Night Out will feature the latest …read more.


Class aids in dealing with diabetes

August 24th, 2014 – SUN CITY – Mike Wissman was recently diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. He remains optimistic and, with his wife’s encouragement, the Glendale resident set out to obtain information about the disease.“My wife wants me around and wanted me to do something about it so…read more.


Forrest General’s Spirit of Women announces 2014-2015 Spirit Girls

Forrest General’s Spirit of Women announces 2014-2015 Spirit Girls

August 14th, 2014 – HATTIESBURG – The 2014-2015 Spirit Girls, a program sponsored by Forrest General’s Spirit of Women, held their first meeting on August 10 introducing 157 young ladies to the opportunities and fun offered by this…read more.



DCMH educator receives national award

August 8th, 2014 – GREENSBURG Karen Turner honored for extraordinary commitment to community service. Decatur County Memorial Hospital (DCMH) recently announced that Karen Turner, a devoted educator, volunteer and ovarian cancer survivor, has been chosen as a National Winner of the 2014 Spirit of Women Community Hero award in recognition of outstanding achievements in community service…read more.


Miss Hospitality contestants visit patients at FGH Miss Hospitality contestants visit patients at FGH

July 22nd, 2014 – HATTIESBURG – Contestants in the annual Mississippi Miss Hospitality Pageant in Hattiesburg spent much of their third day in the Hub City Tuesday visiting patients and learning about the Spirit of Women Program at Forrest General Hospital…read more.


Annual Chocolate Symposium boasts sweet success

June 27th, 2014 – GREENSBURG – The Health, Happiness and Chocolate Symposium is what launched the Spirit of Women in Decatur County in 2005, and it remains the network’s main annual event. Spirit Coordinator Annie Wilkison said Vice President of Patient Care Diane McKinney wanted to bring women’s health and education to…read more


Spirit of Women celebrates women of all agesSpirit of Women celebrates women of all ages

June 14th, 2014 – WISCONSIN RAPIDS – It’s fun, it’s sassy, it’s educational — and it’s all for women. It’s Spirit of Women, a nationwide partnership of hospitals and health care systems that inspire health and wellness on a local level, primarily through..read more.


Women teaching women that heart disease is their biggest health threat

Women teaching women that heart disease is their biggest health threat

May 22, 2014 – ST. LOUIS – Most women don’t realize that heart disease is the greatest risk to their health, so several local and national campaigns aim to bring women together to talk about the issue…read more.


USF Doctor Inspires the Next Generationhoyte-fox-video

Earlier this year, Dr. Hoyte was featured in a news segment on Fox 13, highlighting his impressive background as a surgeon, author and inventor. Watch it now and you’ll see why we are thrilled to have Dr. Hoyte join us again at our next Pelvic Health Conference…watch the video now.