Need some girl time? Grab your girlfriends and come enjoy art, music, comedy, laughter and storytelling during North Colorado Medical Center Spirit of Women’s Fall Signature Event, An Enchanting Affair.

The ninth annual Spirit Girls’ Night Out is a whimsical journey, designed to inspire and educate women towards better health and vibrant living by providing information in a fun and fanciful fashion. An Enchanting Affair will occur Thursday, October 3rd from 6:00 – 8:30pm, at the UNC Ballroom with proceeds from the evening benefiting the NCMC Breast Center Fund, which provides mammograms for under-insured working women in northern Colorado.

The evening will begin with tantalizing food and drinks to tease the palate and enhance time with girlfriends. Women will have the opportunity to visit health information booths, art exhibits and view the Lilly Oncology on Canvas: Expressions of a Cancer Journey, an empowering and emotional compilation of art and narrative expressing the hearts of those affected by cancer.

The evening’s program will include stories from women who have benefitted from the NCMC Breast Cancer Fund, as well as information regarding the 3-D Tomosynthesis, which provides greater accuracy for earlier detection of breast tissue abnormalities. This new process, available in late September at the NCMC Breast Center, is used along with the traditional 2-D mammogram to allow a detailed view of abnormalities that cannot be seen with a routine-screening mammogram alone.

The highlight of the program will be Fundamentally Female™, a sassy, soulful, sidesplitting journey to capture the elusive, universal spirit of every woman - created by speaker and storysmith, Reneé Rongen. Her message is upbeat and unforgettable…and is known to create sputtering, snorting and laughing!

“We are overjoyed to be able to bring Reneé Rongen to the Greeley area,” said Kris Howard, Manager of Spirit of Women. “I heard her speak in 2012 and was so impressed with her ability to connect with the soul of every woman! Her book, Fundamentally Female, was featured in the 2012 Academy Award Swag Bags for all female nominees, has won many regional and national book awards, and is quickly climbing the charts to a female bestseller.”

Rongen is a wise and witty mom, award winning entrepreneur and author delivering humorous, powerful, life-changing messages, encouraging her audiences to identify and use their unique gifts to make positive differences in their work, families and communities. She is well known for her entertaining and dynamic delivery, sprinkling her presentations with real life stories. Audiences can be found laughing aloud and brushing away tears as she masterfully recounts story after story, each with an enduring message and special meaning for the soul.

Tickets for An Enchanting Affair are currently on sale for $20 at the NCMC Gift Shop, Accessories with a Flair!, 801 8th Ave; Suite 4, or by calling toll-free 877-277-8975. Tickets may also be purchased at the door for $25. For more information about the evening, call 970-392-2222 or visit their official website.