Women’s Night Out raises $5K

Courtesy photo Taking part in UPMC Altoona Healthy Living Club’s Women’s Night Out are (from left): Carolyn Donaldson, mistress of ceremonies; Stefanie Smith, Your Jewelry Box representative; Cindy Steele, grand prize winner; and Nancy Witter, entertainer.

More than 400 women attended UPMC Altoona Healthy Living Club’s Women’s Night Out on April 27 and helped the UPMC Altoona Foundation and Friends of Altoona Hospital, UPMC Altoona’s auxiliary, raise more than $5,000 to benefit the UPMC Altoona Breast Health Center.

The event was held at The Casino at Lakemont Park and included a jewelry fundraiser and raffle featuring signature pieces donated by Your Jewelry Box of Altoona.

Cindy Steele won the grand prize in the jewelry prize drawing: a one-of-a-kind handcrafted neck-


The annual Women’s Night Out featured nationally known humorist Nancy Witter, who drew from her own experiences and used her comedic style to entertain, motivate and instill confidence; reminding the audience to surround themselves with people who think they are great.