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Special Invitation for Students 13 and Older - Jean Kilbourne discusses "So Sexy, So Soon" on April 16, 2014

on Thu, 04/10/2014 - 13:20

HGNA would like to invite all interested students 13 and over to attend the "So Sexy, So Soon" discussion with Jean Kilbourne for free!  Simply email, and let us know your name and that you plan to attend.  This is a great presentation sure to provoke some very interesting discussions, and we'd love to have you be part of that conversation!

HGNA GAP (Growing as Parents) Series - Jean Kilbourne discusses "So Sexy, So Soon" on April 16, 2014

on Sun, 03/23/2014 - 21:59

HGNA GAP (Growing as Parents) series is proud to present Jean Kilbourne, who will discuss the increasingly sexy images that bombard our girls each and every day and the impact that has on them.  

Please join us on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, for this engaging presentation.  It will be held at Lester Elementary School, 236 Indianapolis Street in Downers Grove, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  Please note this is a NEW location for this event! Cost is $10 per person.

Click here for the event flier.

Click here to register for the event!

HGNA Dads event with Dr. Michael Maniacci a success!

on Mon, 02/17/2014 - 19:55

HGNA Dads is pleased to report that the event with perennial favorite, Dr. Michael Maniacci, on February 24, 2014, was a success!  The discussion for the evening centered around the role of fathers in their daughter's development, and the role of fathers in conflicts between mothers and daughters.  

HGNA Chick Chat 2014: 350 Girls + 150 Parents = 1 Incredible Day!

on Fri, 12/27/2013 - 04:47
Chick Chat was held on March 8, 2014, and was an incredible success!  Thank you to the 350 girls who made the most of a great day and made the event a huge success!
Chick Chat focuses on helping your 4th, 5th or 6th daughter develop her true sense of self in a one-day, all-girls workshop that is different each year for each grade level.  

HGNA Yoga Club Series

on Wed, 11/27/2013 - 21:07
All 7th and 8th grade girls are invited to attend HGNA's Yoga Club Series for 2014!  Click here to register!
HGNA YOGA CLUB is a great way for girls to positively cope with stress, strengthen their physical body, and clear their mind. Yoga Club will begin at 7 p.m. with an hour of yoga, followed by a half hour of down-time to relax, reflect, socialize with friends and enjoy some refreshments.
Yoga club is open to girls in grades 7 and 8 with no previous yoga experience necessary.  Yoga Club will meet from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.

Thank You for Your Support of the HGNA Annual Pancake Breakfast!

on Sat, 10/12/2013 - 16:23

Thank you for joining us at Balloydoyle Irish Pub on Saturday, October 26, 2013, for the HGNA Annual Pancake Breakfast!

Click here for the full details!

HGNA Presented Amy MacDonald's Parenting Series: What Good Parents Know

on Tue, 09/10/2013 - 19:26
Back by popular demand, Chick Chat parent speaker, Amy MacDonald presented a new four-week parenting series, "What Good Parents Know."  Parents who attended agreed that the information they learned was valuable, and easy to begin putting into practice at home.
October 17 -- Nurture and Lead
October 24 -- Respect
November 7 -- Discipline
November 14 -- Building

CORE Program for 7th Graders held on August 17, 2013, a success!

on Mon, 07/15/2013 - 17:58
Starting a new phase in school can be exciting and stressful, and not knowing what to expect can bring up lots of questions! To help ease this transition, HGNA Presents:
CORE  (Connecting to Ourselves for Real Empowerment)

Click here for the event flier. 

CORE is a fun and engaging workshop that takes you beyond the questions of how to open your locker and how to find your classes!
With high-school team leaders, this workshop will help you create strategies to make this transition less stressful while learning more about

HGNA GAP (Growing as Parents) Series - Free Screening of Finding Kind on April 11, 2013, a success!

on Wed, 03/20/2013 - 01:13

HGNA is pleased to have presented a free screening of Finding Kind, a movement and documentary by Lauren Parsekian, on April 11, 2013.

Click here for the event flier.