Curves celebrates Women's Health Week
May 14, 2012
Curves of Bonners Ferry will give a free 30-day
membership to any non-member who visits the club
during regular operating hours throughout
National Women’s Health Week, May 13-19.
This annual awareness week, coordinated by the
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Office on Women’s Health (OWH), begins each year
on Mother’s Day and brings together communities,
businesses, government, health organizations,
and other groups in an effort to promote women’s
Curves International has partnered with the OWH
to help promote National Women’s Health Week and
to provide health and wellness programs and
materials to women throughout the country.
In further support of this partnership, Curves
announces the inaugural National Curves Day
celebration, which will occur annually on the
Thursday of National Women’s Health Week. Curves
International aims to give away one million free
30-day memberships at participating Curves gyms
throughout the United States and Canada during
the week-long event.
Any non-member who visits a participating Curves
club, including the Bonners Ferry Curves, during
National Women’s Health Week will be eligible
for this free membership offer.
Curves of Bonners Ferry will hold a week-long
Open House event during National Women’s Health
Week to encourage interested women to check out
the club, pick up free health information from
Curves and the OWH, ask questions, get a free
fitness assessment and take advantage of the
"one million free 30-day memberships" offer.
Visitors may also sign up to attend a special
program on National Curves Day, Thursday, May
17, featuring messages from health experts and
fun activities designed to raise awareness of
small, practical steps women can take to get
healthy. Several local professionals including
those from the health care field, massage and
beauty will be available for free blood pressure
checks, information and several gift
certificates and discounts.
"Everyone at Curves of Bonners Ferry is excited
about our new partnership with this influential
government organization," said Lynda Ekstrom,
Bonners Ferry Curves franchise owner. "This
relationship confirms the value that the Curves
program offers to women by promoting regular
exercise, nutrition guidelines and community
fitness events. We look forward to working with
the OWH to offer our members and our community
even more resources for living a healthy, active
The theme for the 13th annual National Women’s
Health Week is "It’s Your Time."
National Women’s Health Week empowers women to
make their health a top priority. It also
encourages women to take the following steps to
improve their physical and mental health and
lower their risks of certain diseases:
· Visit a health care professional to receive
regular checkups and preventive screenings.
· Get active.
· Eat healthy.
· Pay attention to mental health, including
getting enough sleep and managing stress.
· Avoid unhealthy behaviors, such as smoking and
not wearing a seatbelt or bicycle helmet.
For more information about Curves of Bonners
Ferry, located at 6451 McCall St Ste C&D Bonners
Ferry, Idaho, National Curves Day and the Curves
one million free 30-day memberships offer,
contact Lynda or any staff member at
208-267-1520 or . For more information about
Curves, please visit