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THE GREENBRIER HOSTS A WEEKEND OF

FUN AND EMPOWERMENT FOR WOMEN

 
White Sulphur Springs, WV - February 5, 2014: The Greenbrier resort in West Virginia's Allegheny Mountains will be hosting a Women's Weekend, March 27-30, 2014, which will celebrate women with talks on empowerment, relationships, sex, style and cooking. A variety of fitness activities, special shopping opportunities in The Greenbrier's Retail Collection, and an evening gala will round out this last weekend in the first annual Discovery Series at The Greenbrier. A portion of the event proceeds will benefit the Mountaineer Autism Project.

The weekend's activities will include:

The Greenbrier Circuit: Strength, Stretch & Stride
This two-mile walk through The Greenbrier's beautiful grounds will be led by The Greenbrier's Fitness Instructor, Janna Oxendine.
 
Mastering Your Metabolism
Connie Gottshall, Registered Dietitian with The Greenbrier Clinic, will share new information on women's metabolism and how small adjustments can help impact everyday life.

Culinary Demo & Luncheon: Super Demo with Super Foods
Sue Moats, a member of The Greenbrier culinary team, will hold a culinary demonstration on healthy combinations of food that make a difference in healthy living. A "Super Foods" - inspired luncheon will be served following the demonstration.

The Type E Woman: Everything to Everybody
Judith Seifer, Ph.D., R.N., one of America's leading sex experts, will provide a rousing lecture in the Eisenhower Room that tells women what is essential and how to achieve it.

Fun Run/Walk from the North Entrance
The best way to experience The Greenbrier's vast outdoor space is on foot. This early morning outdoor fun run/walk will be hosted by The Greenbrier's Fitness Manager, Josh Beverage.

Spring Forth Your Best Image
Cyndy Porter, image consultant and visual specialist, seeks to bring a woman's inner beauty out by incorporating fashion trends and new looks to overcome personal body challenges.

What Makes You Tick...in the Crystal Room
Beverley East, graphologist and author of Finding Mr. Write, gives a new slant on finding the perfect mate and gives a look at what handwriting says about a person.

Women's Weekend Shopping Spree
The doors will be open to all Women's Weekend attendees with discounts in The Greenbrier's Retail Collection. A portion of the proceeds from all items purchased between 2pm and 8pm will benefit participating charities.

Reading of You are a Prize to be Won! by Wendy Griffith
Join us in the North Parlor as Wendy Griffith, news anchor and senior reporter for the Christian Broadcasting Network, shares in her warm, storytelling style the heartbreaking experiences that have helped her define real love.

Benefit Gala Dinner in Colonial Hall
An evening of laughter, surprises and amazing food will benefit the Mountaineer Autism Project.

Farewell Breakfast in the Chesapeake Room: "Laughter, Humor and a Good Time"
Following breakfast, comedian/author Shellie Tomlinson will share experiences of women, for women, and about women and the lives they lead.
 
Rates begin at $199 per night; full details of content and pricing are at: www.greenbrier.com/discovery.

ABOUT THE GREENBRIER:
Located in White Sulphur Springs in the Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia, The Greenbrier has been welcoming guests since 1778. Known as "America's Resort," it encompasses more than 10,000 acres of undulating landscape that includes: four golf courses (including the exclusive Greenbrier Sporting Club's private course); a championship indoor and outdoor tennis facility (including five outdoor clay courts and five indoor courts); The Greenbrier Clinic (specializing in executive health); a 40,000-square-foot spa; a mélange of sporting activities; shops; private homes at The Greenbrier Sporting Club; guests-only casino; and, at its heart, a vast and imposing grand hotel. Purchased in 2009 by West Virginia entrepreneur James C. Justice II, The Greenbrier has undergone a $250+ million restoration and is now home to The Greenbrier Classic, a PGA TOUR, FedEx Cup event, and will soon launch The Greenbrier Medical Institute, a state-of-the-art medical complex on the resort's grounds.

MEDIA CONTACTS:
Paula Franklin at WEILL
E-mail: pfranklin@geoffreyweill.com
Tel: 1-866-PR-WEILL www.geoffreyweill.com