Wonder Girls to Award Scholarship at Second Annual Fitness Fundraiser

Conceived during the Covid-19 Pandemic by two local moms, Wonder Girls’ mission to build confidence, leadership, commu- nity and business skills has been embraced as an important part of the Rockland/Bergen community. As it readies to host its Second Annual Wonder Girls Wellness Day Fitness Fundraiser at Orangeburg’s Varsity House on Saturday, September 23, Wonder
Girls will also award one student with a $1500 scholarship at the event.

Applications are due by September 12, 2022 and the lucky winner will be announced at the Fitness Fundraiser. For more de- tails about the scholarship, please visit www.wondergirlsusa.org

“Wonder Girls is dedicated to exposing young women to life style practices and experts that will help build a strong founda- tion for their future. The Wonder Girls Wellness Campaign is focused on supporting the growth and development of the mind, body, and spirit,” said Dr. Kerry-Anne Perkins, Obstetrician-Gynecologist, U.S. Army Captain, Wonder Girls Board Member, Speaker and Mentor.

During the month of September, Wonder Girls will be delivering health-related content each week via social media including live interviews with fitness and health experts, a free virtual workshop for girls, parents and educators on September 13th at 7pm via Zoom, as well as a Volunteer Day, leading up to its second annual Wonder GirlsWellness Day | Fitness Fundraiser, a three-hour in-person event packed with workshops, panel dis cussions, prizes and swag bags for attendees.

The Fitness Fundraiser will be held at Varsity House in Orangeburg, New York on Friday, September 23, 2022 from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
“I am so excited to host this year’s Fitness Fundraiser and to help encourage other girls my age to start taking care of themselves. It’s going to be a fun event that we can experience all together and meet amazing experts within the wellness field,” said Caila Barreiros, a Wonder Girls’ ambassador and Senior at Lyndhurst High School.

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