CHICZ MAGAZINE Sweet tee-time
By Crystal Dey
Goldilocks would have loved Arnold Palmer. He got the swell drink of the 1960s just right not too sweet, not too sour, not too bitter. His classic cocktail has been Chiczified and bro... Posted on 5/21/13 at 11:24 AM
NEW PLATEAUS Adventures in Subbing pt 2: A Man in a Women's World
As a substitute teacher you'd expect I get to wear a few different hats and teach students of all ages. Indeed. But at the teaching placement company I work for these hats and age-ranges extend a litt... Posted on 12/11/12 at 11:05 AM
HEALTHBEAT Gender bias in the halls of medicine?
Going to medical school is no guarantee for women doctors that they'll break through the glass ceiling, it seems. A new study by the University of Michigan Health System uncovered a $12,000-a-year gap... Posted on 6/15/12 at 4:21 PM
MS. SIMPLICITY Seeing Who You Really Are
My life has been full of reflection the last couple of months and it is an amazing process to go through. Knowing that life, while great can get even better is such a fun place to be. I dream now know... Posted on 9/17/11 at 8:43 AM
Businesswomen are making up for lost time. The 2013 State of Women-Owned Business Report shows a national increase of 59 percent between 1997 and 2013. Had women been given the right to vote and own property at the same time as men, it might not warrant notice.
To celebrate Women’s History Month in March, the Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) will host a showing and discussion of Iron Jawed Angels, a 2004 American drama that was nominated for five Emmy’s.
A heart attack can seize its victim and leave him or her dead within minutes.
In fact, 40 percent of women do not survive their first heart attack, and heart disease kills more than all forms of cancer combined.
The Echo Press is excited to announce its latest publication – Chicz.
The premiere issue of the free magazine will appear in newsstands, stores and locations throughout the Alexandria area on October 1.
Chicz is targeted to busy women of all ages who are immersed in today’s fast-paced world of family and/or work.
Former Minnesota Legislator Sandy Wollschlager will show and discuss the documentary film Women Making Change in a free program, open to the public, on Thursday, September 20 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Nelson Gables Governor’s Room, 1220 Nokomis Street, Alexandria.
“I realized many people had the same questions and concerns that I had” was a common response from the 11 women who attended the first Women Caring for the Land meeting held May 17 at Sacred Heart Parish in Glenwood.
The "Women in the Word" Bible study will host a seminar for young women and their mentors (moms, aunts, sisters, friends, etc.) on Saturday, June 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Brandon Auditorium in Brandon.
More than 500 women, children, and men gathered at the state Capitol on March 6 to protest violence against women.
They called on legislators to support the programs that work in communities across Minnesota to address battering, sexual assault, stalking, sexual exploitation, and trafficking in women and girls.
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