Sally-Ann Roberts (left) greets attendees at the 12th annual Women’s Health Symposium at PRCC Saturday. (Photo supply: WDAM)
Hundreds of women gathered at Pearl River Community College on Saturday for an annual convention on women’s health issues.
They additionally heard some inspiring phrases from the sisters of “Good Morning America” co-host and breast most cancers survivor Robin Roberts.
“What I wanted to do is share my experience as a stem cell donor for my sister Robin,” stated Sally-Ann Roberts, who spoke at the 12th annual Women’s Health Symposium.
Sally-Ann’s sister, Dorothy, joined her in talking at the occasion.
“We just want to inspire and encourage people to know that everyone is important, and everyone can make a difference in the life of someone else,” Sally-Ann added.
Robin, who labored at WDAM-TV within the early 1980s, was recognized with breast most cancers in 2012. Sally-Ann was her bone marrow donor.
Sally-Ann additionally labored at WDAM-TV within the late 1970s and has been an anchor at WWL-TV in New Orleans for 40 years. She is retiring in February.
Nearly 500 women attended the symposium at PRCC. It featured a panel of health care professionals who spoke about stress administration, vitamin and different issues.
It additionally included a health truthful with a spread of free health screenings and an artwork stroll.