(The following is a press release submitted to WDAM7 from Forrest General Hospital.)
HATTIESBURG, Miss. – (March 25, 2016) Forrest General's Spirit of Women will hold auditions for the 2016-2017 Spirit Girl program on Friday, May 6 and Saturday, May 7. Interested girls entering grades 7 -12 must call Forrest Health OnCall at 601-288-4968 to request an audition packet or visit www.forrestgeneral.com. Application deadline is Monday, April 25 and audition space is limited. Girls must have an appointment to audition.
The Spirit Girl teen board was developed in an effort to reach young women through events targeted at promoting self-esteem and encouraging healthy lifestyles. Spirit Girls participate in Spirit of Women events, educational programs, community and charitable events throughout the year. Auditions are open to girls who are residents of Covington, Forrest, George, Greene, Hancock, Jasper, Jefferson Davis, Jones, Lamar, Lawrence, Marion, Pearl River, Perry, Pike, Simpson, Smith, Stone, Wayne or Walthall County. Meetings are held once a month on Sunday afternoons from 2:30 until 4:00 p.m.
Spirit of Women Hospital Network is a national coalition of hospitals and health care facilities in more than 75 U.S. cities joined together to advance the cause and business of women's health. Spirit of Women is a national movement - more than just a media campaign or a series of events, but a movement led by hospitals across the United States and supported by corporate partners and national media with the mission to move women to take action for better health…mind, body and spirit. With more than 8,000 members, Forrest General is the exclusive Spirit of Women hospital for South Mississippi, having attained Premier status in recognition of strong efforts in moving women to take action for their health!