Creating Change for Adolescent Girls

HGNA challenges the negative images and information bombarding girls today, while offering support and education to their parents.

Thank You to All Who Helped!

Thank You to All Who Helped!

Thank you, thank you, thank you to all the volunteers (especially the Downers Grove Junior Woman's Club), attendees and generous donors! You made this years Pancake Breakfast a smashing success. Thanks to Phil Cullen for handing over Ballydoyle Irish Pub & Restaurant-Downers Grove for the morning! A special shout out to our kitchen staff - they do all the work and never get the credit! Joel McDonnell, Bob Barnett, Laura Hill, Kelsey Austin, Frank Puc, Matthew Claus, Patricia Gary Sebben, Stephanie Lyons Vroman, Cathy Cajewski and Terry Mahoney - Thank you for cutting, frying and flipping all morning long!

 

Chick Chat 2016

Chick Chat 2016

Chick Chat is a spectacular full-day retreat where 4th, 5th, and 6th grade girls can explore their interests, build stronger relationship skills, learn to make healthy decisions, enhance images of themselves as capable and competent individuals, and have fun; all within a safe and nurturing environment. Small group break-out sessions, yoga, and action-packed team-building challenges are designed to provide girls with inspiration, guidance, and perspective about their lives. Attend in all three grades to experience the full curriculum. Registration opens 2/1/16 and closes 3/14/16. Click here to register.

HGNA 2016 Yoga Club

HGNA 2016 Yoga Club

Yoga Club provides seventh- and eighth-grade girls with a way to positively cope with stress, gain physical strength, clear their minds and make better choices. The monthly club, which is held from January through May, begins at 7:30 p.m. with an hour of yoga followed by a half hour of downtime to relax, reflect and socialize over refreshments. The 2016 Yoga Club Series has five dates:  Saturdays; January 16, February 13, March 5, April 9, and May 14.  Cost is $20 for the series or $5 per session.

Registration is now full. Please email info@hgna.org if you would like to be added to the waitlist.

 

Upcoming Events

Mar 19
Chick Chat
Herrick Middle School
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Mar 19
Mom and Dad Chat featuring Judith Matz
Herrick Middle School
9:00 am to 10:30 am

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