St. Luke’s, TFAC to offer an afternoon of inspiration for women Sunday

Published 8:00 am Thursday, January 10, 2019

Foothills women have a chance to come together for an afternoon of conversation at the inaugural “I Am” event.

A new partnership between Tryon Fine Arts Center, St. Luke’s Hospital and St. Luke’s Hospital Foundation, I Am features conversations on health, creativity and wellness, led by women, for women. The first of three planned afternoons, the I Am program will kick off from 3-5 p.m. on Sunday.

Speakers will include Dr. Lisa Broyles, of Saluda Family Medicine, discussing “Setting Healthy Boundaries.” New York City-based playwright Annie Evans will share her take on being an artist while being a “sandwiched” caregiver. Amanda Aiello, an accomplished chef, will explore making healthy, local food choices with a demonstration and tasting.

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Though from different fields, Broyles, Evans and Aiello will invite I Am participants to examine their own lifestyles and define their goals for well-being in the New Year.

There is no cost to attend the event, which takes place at Tryon Fine Arts Center. Registration at is encouraged.

The I Am conversations will continue on Tuesday, March 12, and Tuesday, May 21. Additional information is available by calling Tryon Fine Arts Center at 828-859-8322.

– Submitted by Michelle Fleming