Women’s Health Expo

Oct 25, 2016 /

Location: Ssgt. Willie De Leon Civic Center   /   Time: 5:00PM-8:00PM

In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness month in October, Uvalde Memorial Hospital is hosting a Women’s Health Expo to take place on Tuesday, October 25th at the Ssgt. Willie de Leon Civic Center from 5:00pm – 8:00pm. Our focus is not only on breast cancer awareness but overall women’s health and encouraging women to take an active approach to their healthcare. Last year this event was the first of its kind in our area and attendance exceeded 500. The Expo is open to the public and will attract women of all ages and backgrounds.

Event Agenda 

5:00 PM: Registration, booths open for shopping

6:00 PM: Physician Expert Panel; booths remain open 

  • Five doctors, specializing in a variety of areas of women’s health take the stage to candidly answer attendees’ questions. 

6:30 PM: Keynote Speaker- Abby Rike; booths remain open 

  • Abby Rike Rockenbaugh faced an unfathomable tragedy when her husband, daughter, and 2 ½ week old son were killed in a fatal car crash. With God’s grace, she chose to forge ahead in her new life. Following the wreck, Abby graduated with a Master’s of Education degree and in May of 2009, Abby began a very public journey of healing and wellness on NBC’s hit reality series “The Biggest Loser” weighing in at 247 pounds. Through blood, sweat, and tears, she stood on the scale at the finale weighing in at 147 pounds. She continues her healthy lifestyle and vigor for life and is a living example that even in your darkest hour, there is always hope.

7:30-8:00pm: Meet & Greet and Pictures with Abby Rike; booths remain open 


A variety of vendors will be present ranging from health, nutrition and fitness, to fashion, beauty and jewelry.

To participate as a vendor, please complete the vendor form and return it with payment no later than September 15, 2016. 

Each category (health, nutrition, fitness, beauty, fashion, jewelry) will showcase a limited number of vendors to ensure the success of the booths present so you are encouraged to submit your entry form early to reserve your spot.

Expo Shirts

We are so excited about our cute shirts for the Women's Health Expo. To order your own before the big event, download the form and mail to us or drop off in the Human Resources Department. Orders and payment due by October 7tht.


For questions please contact Karla Radicke at (830) 278- 6251 extension 1037 or k.radicke@umhtx.org.