Woodland Heights Welcomes Shannon Miller to 12th Annual Women in Red Luncheon


Lufkin, Texas (March 2, 2016) – Woodland Heights Medical Center is hosting its twelfth annual Women in Red Luncheon on Thursday, April 28.  This year’s featured speaker is Olympic Gold Medalist Shannon Miller.

Shannon Miller remains the most decorated gymnast in American history.  This year marks the 20th anniversary since she led the “Magnificent Seven” to the U.S. Women’s first ever team gold, and for the first time for any American gymnast, she captured gold on the balance beam.  She has won an astounding 59 International and 49 National competition medals.  Since retiring from Olympic competition, Miller has become an advocate for the health and wellness of women and children.

“We are so excited to welcome Shannon to Lufkin and hear her words of motivation,” states Jennifer Stevens, Director of Marketing for Woodland Heights.  “Shannon has a great message to share and having her here makes this year’s occasion really special.”

In addition to the featured presentation, the winners of the fifth annual Poetry with Purpose contest will be presented along with the third annual Art with Heart contest…and plenty of prizes too.  “This luncheon is a great opportunity for friends to get together for a great lunch, hear an energizing speaker, and take a little time for them,” adds Stevens.

The event will be held from 11:30am to 1:00pm at the Pitser Garrison Convention Center on Thursday, April 28.  To purchase tickets or reserve a table, call 936-637-8688.  Individual tickets may also be purchased at the Woodland Heights Affinity Center located at 302 Medical Park Dr., Suite 103 in Lufkin.

About Woodland Heights Medical Center

Established in 1918, Woodland Heights Medical Center was Lufkin’s first hospital.  Now, more than nine decades later, Woodland Heights is recognized throughout Deep East Texas as the leading provider of high quality, innovative health care services. Accommodating a wide range of clinical specialties, Woodland Heights has achieved excellence in key medical and surgical areas including cardiology, pulmonology, neurology, orthopedic surgery, physical medicine/rehabilitation, vascular surgery and obstetrics and gynecology.  Woodland Heights also offers a full range of outpatient diagnostic services including advanced imaging, laboratory, outpatient surgery and emergency services.  Through its Rehabilitation Center, Woodland Heights offers cardiac rehabilitation, stroke recovery and physical and occupational rehabilitation.  The facility also houses the only Level 2 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in the deep East Texas area.  Woodland Heights is directly or indirectly owned by a partnership that proudly includes physician owners, including certain members of the hospital’s medical staff.  Combining modern facilities, leading technology, an exceptional staff and a commitment to the communities it serves, Woodland Heights Medical Center remains at the forefront of quality health care in Deep East Texas.

Misty Boggs
Misty Boggs is the Creative Director at MSGPR. She lives in Angelina County and recently earned her bachelor's degree in Public Relations and a minor in Creative Writing at Stephen F. Austin State University in 2020. She is currently working on obtaining her MBA from Lamar University. Between studying and working, she enjoys teaching her niece and nephew the fine art of never growing old.

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