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The Women’s Journal

September October 2013

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Technology is Forever Changing Entertainment By Judy Loy, ChFC® and CEO of Nestlerode & Loy, Inc. I recall in the late 1990’s walking into Dan Nestlerode’s office and being introduced to one of the first portable digital music players The Rio, made by Diamond Multimedia. I wasn’t very impressed as it didn’t hold many songs, but it did portend the coming age of digital music. The age of Napster and Rio has passed but iTunes is still having an effect on the music industry. The first Apple music player, the iPod, was introduced in 2001 and Apple’s digital music store, iTunes, opened in 2003 and currently holds the title of biggest music vendor. Have you seen a stand-alone, bricks and mortar music store recently? They are few and far between. Album sales, which once were the backbone of the industry, are a thing of the past with singles leading the way. Now we have Pandora, the largest free internet customizable radio, and their many competitors providing free music streaming through the internet. With an iPhone, Sirius, Pandora and listeners’ other options, people can pick and choose the music they want to listen to and disregard those they don’t, which is even easier than turning a dial on the radio. With the introduction of the e-reader, a mobile electronic device to read digital e-books and periodicals, many pundits foretold the end of paper and hardback books. Although the first e-book was the Sony Librie, introduced in 2004, it was the Amazon Kindle that became a smash hit in 2007 selling out in five and a half hours. Amazon’s online bookstore and ebooks certainly put a large dent in bricks and mortar bookstores. Borders, an international book and music retailer, went Chapter 7 and ended its existence in 2011. Bookseller Barnes & Noble is also feeling the pinch from its electronic and internet competition. Its e-reader, the Nook, failed to compete with the existing e-readers and tablet computers, which run apps that allow for electronic reading. One area that is actually benefitting from electronics is audio books. Sales of audio books have moved up by double digits recently and audio books are a $1.2 Billion industry. In 2008, Amazon purchased Audible, an online digital audiobook retailer. Now, it has introduced Whispersync For Voice that permits a reader to switch not only among devices, but also from the audio version of a book to an e-book version and always leave off on either device where you stopped ‘reading.’ So you read a book in bed before you fall asleep and continue listening in the morning on the way to work in your car using your smartphone. September / October 2013

The latest developments in entertainment can be seen in the stock price of Netflix (NFLX), with a price to earnings of 232 and a market price of $246.21 per share at the time of this writing. Netflix, Hulu and their competitors are changing the way viewers watch movies and TV. It started with DVRs (digital video recorders), which let people watch whatever program they like at whatever time they choose, without worrying about changing that VHS tape. I have to admit I don’t watch anything when it is actually on anymore and I recently subscribed to Netflix. I talked to a salesperson at an Apple store who had stopped his cable service and just used Netflix and Hulu for his TV viewing. Rather than be at the mercy of a broadcaster’s schedule, now people are viewing entire seasons of shows on weekends. This activity even has a name: binge viewing. Netflix took it one step further and created its own show with a big name star, House of Cards starring Kevin Spacey, with an entire season issued at once. Was it a success? House of Cards garnered nine Emmy nominations. As far as viewership, Netflix will not reveal the audience for their original shows. Will Netflix and internet viewing kill broadcast TV? Will paperbacks cease to exist? Or will it all just add more competition to a family’s downtime schedule? We know the latter is definite as far as what’s next for our entertainment dollars but whether paper books go the way of 8-tracks and cassettes is yet to be seen. What’s interesting is what will be next, reading Alice in Wonderland to your child while holographic images of the story are played out in front of you? Stay tuned… Judy Loy, ChFC®, is a Registered Investment Advisor and CEO at Ad for the Sept-Oct issue 2013 forAdvisors, WJ to go State on theCollege, page with article. Nestlerode & Loy Investment Pa.Judy’s To schedule Prepared by Janet Chambers, BeaconorMarketing your FREE initial consultation for more Solutions information, call Judy at janet@callbeacon.com 814-643-3385 814-238-6249 or email her at jloy@nestlerode.com

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Health

It’s Time: Is Personal Care right for me? If you are having more and more difficulty with everyday activities such as showering, dressing, getting around the house and running errands, a personal care community or facility may be the answer. You can get the daily support you need to remain as independent as possible. While it can be a difficult decision to leave your home, it is important to be realistic about your needs. If you are trying to decide if personal care is right for you, ask yourself the following questions:  Do you need more help than family or friends can provide? Are the activities of daily living becoming more stressful and overwhelming?  Do you feel lonely or isolated in your home? Having an active social life is vital to your health and happiness and prevents depression. A personal care community offers a range of social and recreational activities and some offer volunteer opportunities.  Do you worry about safety? Maybe you are afraid of what might happen if you fell and could not get back up

and caring. Ask about the food. Is it appealing to you? Investigate costs and what is included in the fee. Get a sense of rate increases each year. And look into financial stability and longevity. Remember that this will be your new home. Make sure it offers the activities that are important to you.

or you worry about another problem where you can’t get help.  Is transportation a problem? Perhaps you no longer drive or no longer wish to drive, especially at night or in bad weather. Personal Care communities offer transportation so that you can get where you need to go without having to rely on friends and family.

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 Are you tired of maintaining your home? Homeownership entails a lot of responsibility and work. Personal Care communities provide a homelike atmosphere without the work of cleaning, cooking, grocery shopping or even laundry.

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Foxdale Village is pleased to neighborhoods announce that of both Darlington House, our personal care neighborhoods, and Anthony House, our skilled and memory care neighborhoods, are now accepting residents from outside the Foxdale Community. Whether you need short term rehab care due to a hip or knee replacement or long term personal care, don’t miss this exciting opportunity to become the neighbor next door.

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Once you reach the decision that a Personal Care community might be the best fit for you then you must start doing your homework. As you start your search, remember that the amenities, while important, matter much less than the residents and the staff. It is the people that truly make any place. You want a place where residents are active and friendly and the staff is warm

Is living at home becoming too much for Mom or Dad?

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Perhaps you are an adult child who has watched an elderly parent struggle to maintain their lifestyle. It’s not always easy to know when a loved one needs help. The following warning signs might signal a need to at least talk about options: • Your parents or loved one wears the same clothes over and over again or neglects personal hygiene. This can indicate that doing laundry or getting dressed is physically challenging.

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• Your parents forget things, including doctor’s appointments or when to take medications. This may be due to memory loss. I read it in the Women’s Journal!

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Health Health

The Extreme Makeover For Your Smile In Yes…As Little As 3 Months Fastbraces Technology allows for movement of the roots of the teeth towards their final positions from the beginning of treatment by torquing them from the very first appointment. Patients can now get results often with less sensitivity, in about a year, and in some cases, just a few months. It has been developed and tested over the past 20 years Nicole and is now becoming available in countries around Carnicella DMD, MAGD the world. Fastbraces Technology is fast, safe, easy and affordable treatment that comes with a lifetime satisfaction commitment from the doctor providers. With the patented triangular design of the braces, cutting edge techniques and a special heat-activated wire, this new technology is revolutionizing the field of orthodontics. Traditional braces move teeth into position two stages, usually over a period of about two years. In the first year, the crown of the tooth is moved into alignment. In the second year, treatment addresses the position of the root of the tooth. However, the brackets used with Fastbraces work on a different mechanical principle altogether. The patented system uses an innovative bracket and a specially-shaped wire to correct the position of the root of the tooth, from the beginning of treatment. This combination is key in realigning the root and crown simultaneously. The Fastbraces Technology brackets have an elevated slot and a unique elbow design. The shape of the bracket is critical because it literally changes the force-flexibility equation. The square shape of conventional brackets defines the distance between the brackets and that distance determines the flexibility of the wire. However, the triangular shape of the Fastbraces patented bracket, with its elevated slot, typically increases the distance between the individual brackets, which increases the flexibility of the wire. Additionally, the “elbows” of the bracket help deliver torquing and tipping forces to the root from the beginning of treatment. These fundamental differences allow treatment to be completed in about a year, or as little as 3 months in select cases. For the consumer looking for an aesthetic cosmetic solution, Fastbraces Clear ceramic brackets are also available and offer the same technology advantages of moving teeth as the Fastbraces metal brackets. Twenty (20) years of history, thousands of consecutively treated patients and university research have shown that Fastbraces are not only safe but offer many additional benefits. Patients oftentimes experience September / October 2013

less discomfort and these are no more risks with Fastbraces than those associated with traditional braces. Additionally, the fact that the braces are on for less time means that there is possibly less chance of tooth decay due to improper oral hygiene. Treatment with Fastbraces Technology improves the patient’s lifestyle because treatment typically takes just a few visits at the doctor’s office. Less doctor visits mean less money spent, less gas used getting to and from the doctor’s office and less time off school or work. Another remarkable benefit is the reduction of retainer usage. When the braces come off one needs to wear the retainers only 15 minutes a day in the shower, cleverly described as Fastbraces “Tooth Shampoo”. Results may vary for each patient.

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Standing Guard for Breast Cancer? Lymph nodes are often a topic of discussion when a cancer is discovered. They serve as a system of defense for our bodies from outside invaders. In the case of cancer, they can trap cells which can then be detected to help determine how aggressive the disease has become. The number of lymph nodes involved with cancer help determine the stage and prognosis for the patient. To understand lymph nodes you need to start with lymph. Lymph is a fluid which remains after the arteries deliver the nutrients to the tissues and the veins return the blood to the heart. At the tissue level lymph fluid is collected in tiny lymph vessels and through body motion is gradually propelled back to the larger lymph vessels. Eventually it is drained back into a large central vein where it is then circulated back in the blood stream. Since this lymph fluid is coming from the tissues, it has the potential to have bacteria and foreign substances which we do not wish to have in our blood stream. The lymph node has special cells, which to put it simply, filter and destroy these invaders by making antibodies and other special substances to protect us. This is not, however, the whole story with cancer cells. Let’s take the example of breast cancer and how lymph nodes become involved. In the average human axilla (arm pit) there are 55 lymph nodes. Each node receives a lymph vessel from a particular place in the body. As far as the axilla is concerned, this may be the hand, arm, shoulder, upper chest and the breast. There is an average of 15 to 20 nodes filter fluid which comes from the breast. The sentinel lymph node biopsy is a special procedure used to find the node which drains a specific site on the breast to begin the evaluation for cancer spread. The name sentinel, meaning guard, was chosen as if that node was defending the body from a particular place in the breast. It is found by injecting a radioactive protein or a dye around the cancer and then finding the node that lights up in the arm pit. If the node is negative then the axilla is considered clinically clear of cancer. If the node has cancer cells, depending of the size of the cancer in the sentinel node, additional lymph nodes may need to be evaluated. It is the number of nodes involved which determines the cancer stage. Unfortunately, the lymph node is not just acting like a filter in the case of cancer. The breast cancer cells are actually growing in the node as new nests of tumor. A single cancer cell in a lymph node is not considered positive and the body may eventually kill it. The nests of growing cancer cells are what present the concern. These nests mean that the particular cancer has cells which have special characteristics which let them grow with autonomy. The patient’s body does not recognize them as foreign and they can develop their own blood supply permitting them to grow and spread. So the sentinel node really is not much of a guard for the body with cancer. It is just one of the first places a cancer that has bad acting cells can set up shop. When found, these tumor nests in lymph nodes let us know how aggressive a cancer is to help plan therapy. The more lymph node disease present, the greater the chance of distant organ spread. I read it in the Women’s Journal!

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Fashion

The seven booby traps in a badly fitting bra: 100 years after its invention 80% of us are STILL wearing the wrong bra size! When it comes to finding the right bra, even the most proficient shoppers often despair. And, according to a survey by popular lingerie firm, it’s hardly surprising – because there are seven different ways in which they can go wrong. Believe it or not, four in five women admitted to suffering from one of the problems, nicknamed ‘booby traps’, every day. 1. THE SIDE BOOB - If the wires in the side of your cup are sitting on your breast, rather than your rib cage, it is likely that your cup size is too small. 2. THE SUPER DROOPER -The back of your bra may be too big and the band may be too loose. 3. THE BIG STAND OFF - If the front of your bra does not sit flat on your sternum, the band of your bra is most likely too big 4. QUADRABOOB -If your cleavage spills over the cups giving the impression of four breasts, your cup size may be too small 5. THE LEDGE - If you find your bra gives you too much uplift, creating the impression of a ledge, it could mean the cups and the bra are too small! 6. THE HIGH RIDER - If the back of your bra is riding up on you, the it is not the proper fit and your band is too big. 7. SAGGY CUPS - If you have too much fabric creating wrinkly cups, the cups are much too big Although all the ‘Booby Traps' identified could be avoided by wearing a good fitting bra, only one in five women said that they were extremely confident that they were wearing the correct bra size. This is unsurprising, as the study also identified several reasons why women continually experience such uncertainty about their bra size. These included losing or gaining weight, going through menopause, or having a baby. At Jezebels, our professional staff is specially trained to match you with a bra and lingerie that is exactly suited to your unique figure. We can help you avoid the dreaded “booby traps”. We understand that bra shopping can be overwhelming and intimidating, but at a Jezebels we listen to our clients and guide them to the styles and items that fit their bodies and their lives. We promise all our customers an expert, individualized approach to finding a flawless fit, which will deliver the maximum in comfort and beauty.

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You Are Invited...Jezebel's Help "Save the Girls" Event October 9th from 5pm to 8pm!

Make your reservation for "Save the Girls" event being held at The Day's Inn State College on October 9th! This signature event is being sponsored by The Women's Journal, Confer's Jewelers, B-94, and Jezebel's Boutique. This networking event will feature vendor booths from area merchants, lots of prizes, complimentary appetizers, a "scarf tying" demonstration by Tammy Miller, and a bra fitting demonstration by Patty and Jess Stover from Jezebel's. The event will be highlighted by a Fashion Show, a Glitter Walk (Jewelry from Confer's) and more...all in hopes of raising money for the PA Breast Cancer Coalition. Ticket's are only $20 per person. For more information or to make your reservation email sandie.biddle@verizon.net or call 814-667-3444. Sponsored By: September / October 2013

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Making a Difference

A Fun Event for a Serious Cause the event that they wanted to hold one in Altoona, with proceeds going to the Joyce Murtha Breast Cancer Center. I went that first year… and I was hooked, I talked with the co-chairs; Juls Bratton and Dana Chestney, and volunteered to be on their committee for the next year. These incredible women work tirelessly, year round, for this signature event.

By Dianne M. Crust Researchers say that over 240,000 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year. That’s an alarming amount. Many women, when asked, say that it is one of their greatest fears. In my family alone, my mother and my oldest sister, Mom’s sister and her oldest daughter faced that fear, and have been diagnosed and treated for breast cancer. In 2008, after a routine annual exam, my doctor’s office called with the message “your doctor suggests that you see the breast cancer specialist, Dianna Craig at the Joyce Murtha Breast Cancer Center in Windber. You have a questionable mammoand she wants a specialist to see you and get your family history. If you stay on the line, we can make that appointment for you”… within 5 minutes, I had an appointment for the following week.

This year, we will be holding our 6th Annual Girls Night Out Altoona, Inc. Silent and Live Auction, October 16, 2013 at the Jaffa Shrine Center in Altoona. If you’ve never attended one, I welcome you to join us…I believe you too will be hooked! It’s a fun event for a serious cause.

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When I left the Joyce Murtha Breast Cancer Center that day, I noticed a poster for the First Annual Blair County Girls Night Out Silent and Live Auction. I asked the receptionist about the event, and found out that Johnstown area held their first Girls Night Out event the previous year in honor of Taunia Oechslin, and a group of volunteers were so impressed with I read it in the Women’s Journal!

Doors open at 5:00 pm Dinner at 6:30 pm Jaffa Shrine Center, Altoona Dress: Little Black Dress Dinner – Silent/Live Auction Cash Bar Available Tickets $40 Proceeds benefit Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center and Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute Please help to find a cure for Breast Cancer Contacts: Juls Bratton Phone: 814.932.4040 Dana Chestney 814.934.5307 E-mail: gnoaltoona@gmail.com

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Last year, when I was selling raffle tickets, I had someone say “I don’t have a lot of money, how does my small contribution make a difference?” I am proud to say, that our 5th Annual Girls Night Out raised over $55,000.00 to be donate to two fabulous centers: the Joyce Murtha Breast Cancer Center and the Penn State Hershey Breast Cancer Institute… so you see, all those small contributions do add up to make a huge difference. The committee decided to reach out to the Tyrone Breast Care Center with a $2,500. donation as well. Together, we as a committee, and you as our September / October 2013


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Wednesday, October 9th

Pink Ribbon Fashion Show

Hey VENDORS, we are looking for vendors for this great event.

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The Women’s Journal

The Women’s Journal is supporting Jezebel’s Boutique in a fashion show held at the Days Inn in State College. The proceeds will go to fight breast cancer with the PA Breast Cancer Coalition. Vendors pay $40 to set up their table prior to and after the fashion show. A vendor ticket gets you a seat at a table as well so you can enjoy all the fun. Additional tickets may be purchased for $20 per person. We would love for you to donate a prize from your products and you will be given the opportunity to draw the winning name in front of everyone. You will be given a covered table set on the outside wall of the room where the fashion show will take place. As you draw a ticket for your company’s gift you will be introduced and given 30 seconds to share your story. Come and join us, SIGN UP early as we have elected to have only one representative from each company. Sorry, but there will be no other jewelers.

Email Sandie.biddle@verizon.net ASAP to reserve your special spot. First come…. I read it in the Women’s Journal!

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Beauty Health

Renew Your Confidence and Self-Esteem

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areolas when a double mastectomy is necessary. Today many women choose to have nipple/areola tattooing because it is less invasive than tissue grafting, heals quickly and looks most natural when applied by an expert. Soft tissue can be unpredictable and so the breast mounds and/or scars can be constant reminders of cancer. Areola Restoration can create a beautiful, symmetrical and natural-looking nipple-areola complex. Clients feel that Areola Tattooing provides the esthetic "finishing touch" after breast surgery that helps them to focus on "living" giving them a renewed sense of confidence and esteem.

What Permantent Makeup pigment composed of? Pigments are made of Iron Oxide base colorants. These colorants have been used in the cosmetic industry for years and are found in candy, confectionary pills. How is Permanent makeup performed? Sterilized, disposable needles are used to implant desire color Eyebrow or remove color into the dermis layer of the skin. With Permanent Makeup re-enhancements or maintenance may be desired for some people (510 years). Depending on the bodys ability to hold pigment.

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Thinking of Removing that Tattoo

In life you go through many obstacles. It’s a great accomplishment to see the smiles on people’s faces whey they leave my shop. I love meeting new people and I'm always up for a challenge. - Lorie Haney

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EliminInk Tattoo Removal is a unique system utilizing the latest binding technology for safe removal of unwanted tattoos. There are numerous reasons for the use of EliminInk in removing Tattoos, such as permanent makeup corrections, unwanted name, gang related tattoos, tattoo markings for radiation, tattoo redesign, or impulsive decisions. These are only a few reasons. EliminInk is designed to bond with the original tattoo ink/pigment, and then draw the ink to the surface. DermRenu, a scar inhibitor which is built into the ElininInk solution (as well as being a stand-alone product that is used as part of the after-care program) is designed to minimize or prevent scarring. How it works and will it be painful? The Eliminink Tattoo Removal System works much like the original tattooing process. The EliminInk solution is applied using a tattoo over procedure. However, instead of applying ink or pigment this time, EliminInks specially formulated solution bond with the original tattoo ink, and then draws the ink to the skin's surface. You will have some pain associated with this procedure, no more than when you got the tattoo, so if removing a tattoo is what you want then you will have to endure it.

Please contact me today at (814) 339-6823 or email Loriesbeautysalon@me.com to set up an appointment.

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One coupon per person please. Lorie’s Beauty Salon has been in business for 12 years and offers tattoo removal and permanent make-up. Lorie is certified in EliminINK Tattoo Removal, Society of Permanent Cosmetic Professionals, and Micro-Pigmentation Centre Certified Professional. Also ask about corrective cosmetic tattooing and camouflaging. These areas include areola and nipples, vitiligo, scars resulting from burns and plastic surgery hair line face lift scars. She has added these two new services to her already successful Salon.

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Areola repigmentation is an elective procedure that is the final step for many in breast reconstruction. Once medical treatments have been completed, the option is worth consideration. This procedure requires two sessions thirty days apart. We are able to closely match the areola of a single mastectomy or able to create September / October 2013

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2013 Women’s Leadership Symposium

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KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Angela Hummel is the Director of Organizational Development at Evangelical Community Hospital and has been in the training and development field for more than 14 years. Her work experience has spanned several industries, including banking, healthcare and managed care. Her most recent position at Evangelical Community Hospital affords her the opportunity to grow and develop hospital leaders. Some of her favorite topics to facilitate include: coaching, goal setting, team building, personality types, and professional effectiveness. Hummel is also an involved community leader.

Empowher

It’'s Time to Hit the Life Spa

If you’re waiting for your job, career, volunteer work, or family to make you happy then consider this question: Who is ultimately responsible for your happiness? What would we do if we could spend our time at work, at home, or in our volunteer roles using the experiences themselves as a way to slough off the bad stuff? Join us for an engaging presentation where we’ll learn how! It’s time to hit the “life spa” and renew, relax, and refresh our very purpose as women leaders in all the roles we play!

Women’s Leadership Symposium Thursday, October 3, 2013 Country Cupboard, Lewisburg

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

To register, visit gsvcc.org.

Create A Brand That's In Demand! Rachel Strella, Strella Social Media Five Ways Women Sabotage Their Career & Success Janie Neff, Next Step Coaching Financial Health For Women Nicole Hoyes, Service 1st Federal Credit Union

Lunch Speaker - Family Meals Made Easy Karen Buch, RDN, LDN – Weis Markets

TO REGISTER: Visit online at gsvcc.org. For additional help, questions, or special needs please contact the Chamber at: 570.743.4100 or 800.410.2880 or rgerringer@gsvcc.org I read it in the Women’s Journal!

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21at Century Workplace —Making Your Job Work For You Panel Discussion

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Health

“It’s Not Pulled. It’s Not Tight. It’s Just Perfect!” By Lucy, Actual Patient

do it again in a heartbeat.

Hi, my name is Lucy and I’ll be 68 this month. I recently had a facelift by Dr. Robert Louton. I’ve had a double chin for as long as I can remember, even as a little girl I had a double chin. Well as I aged, the skin started to really hang and it really bothered me every time I looked in the mirror. Nothing else bothered me about my appearance. My crow’s feet didn’t bother me. It was just the sagging skin and the wrinkly neck. So I decided to go ahead and have the procedure in May and it was amazing!

Before Facelift After Facelift

I met Dr. Louton about 20 years ago when he first did surgery on (two of my family members) and I was very impressed at that time and just kind of kept him in the back of my mind.

Dr. Robert Louton is a board certified plastic surgeon with offices in Altoona and State College. Dr. Louton routinely performs all aspects of cosmetic plastic surgery including breast augmentations, tummy tucks, liposuction, and facial rejuvenation. Non surgical options include a wide range of injectables (Botox, Dysport, Juvederm, Restylane, Sculptra, and Artefill) as well as medical skin care and multiple cosmetic lasers. Call 814-949-7280 today to set up your private consultation. Complimentary nurse-only consults are always available for patients exploring their surgical options.

To view Lucy's testimonial video or to learn more about Dr. Robert Louton and his cosmetic plastic surgery practice, visit www.BlairPlasticSurgery.com

I have a girlfriend who has sort of the same problem and we decided (to take the first step) together. So we made the nurse’s appointment and that went well, and then I met with Dr. Louton. He felt sure he could give me exactly what I wanted and he did! I just wanted something that looked natural. It’s not pulled, it’s not tight, it’s just perfect! The change in my appearance is subtle but inside it made a big difference. I feel more confident. I’ve had a lot of compliments, not that they knew I had anything done, but on how good I look and how young and healthy I look.

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Why You Shouldn’t Clean Your Ears with a Cotton Swab Are you one of those people who like to use cotton swabs each morning to remove excess wax and debris? Anyone in the medical field can tell you, they have seen many catastrophes resulting from the use of cotton swabs. From punctured ear drums to super impacted wax, there are many negative consequences associated with "do-it-yourself" ear cleaning. There are a number of items that people use to clean their ears. Some of the most interesting seen in the doctor’s office are: Cotton Swabs (Q-Tips), Hair Pins, Tweezers, Pens and Pencils, Paper clips! (CAUTION!!! It is important to understand that NOTHING should be placed inside the ear to remove dirt and debris. This is a dangerous practice that could leave you with hearing loss.) The ear canal has specialized cells that produce ear wax. For some people, ear wax accumulates much faster than others. This can lead to wax build-up that causes decreased ability to hear and in some instances, pain and ringing in the ears. Some people resort to using swabs to remove excess wax to avoid seeing the physician. While this may seem like an excellent alternative to waiting in a doctor’s waiting room, using a cotton swab may do more harm than good. The ear drum is easily reached with a swab. Because the ear drum is so delicate, it can be easily ruptured by using even the gentlest of pressure when using a swab. Ask anyone who has experienced a punctured ear drum - it isn’t a pleasant experience. While a punctured ear drum will heal, it typically takes awhile and can even lead to a conductive hearing loss. In most cases, the ear canal does not need to be cleaned. During hair washing or showers, enough water enters into the ear canal to loosen the wax that has accumulated.

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And That’s Why I Should Have Let Him Keep the House! When you get divorced, deciding what to do with the marital home can be an emotional issue. Keeping that house may not be a victory. Don’t let it become so. You want to keep the marital home. It is agreed you will have custody of the kids and you have the admirable goal of trying to give them a stable environment. After all, the divorce is hard enough on them. Why also burden them with a stressful move and uprooting their lives? You can afford the mortgage as long as you receive financial support from him through child and/or spousal support. Makes sense right? Not really. First, your house is an illiquid asset with no cash flow. Even if it has positive value, it may take years to realize if the house is not sold immediately. You may be better off taking liquid assets instead. Second, if you have a joint mortgage with your husband, it will not matter to your creditor who is responsible for the payment. If your ex-husband decides to withhold child and/or spousal support, or simply can’t afford it, the creditor can still come after both of you and your credit is impacted if the spouse responsible for the payment does not pay. Also, having your name on that debt may prevent you from getting a new mortgage. If you keep you may need to refinance to avoid the above situation and remove the other spouse from the mortgage debt. Refinancing will be done on your credit score. When you consider keeping the house, don’t forget to factor in the expense of fluctuating mortgage payments,

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Real Estate

Seasonal Changes As the hot days of summer fade into fall it appears that we have experienced one of the best real estate markets in several years. It also appears that we have finally returned to a traditional market after a decade of false highs and the ensuing crash. That means that the bulk of real estate occurs between Easter and Labor Day. Buying and selling will continue throughout the year but the volume has already begun to taper off and will continue to do so until next spring. The year started off with a buyer’s market, then quickly went to a seller’s market during the “hot flash” of this late spring and summer as demand increased dramatically. It now appears to have returned to more of a buyer’s market. Demand has dropped so those properties that remain will have to compete for what is available. So what does this mean for buyers and sellers? Interest rates are still incredibly low despite a gradual increase over the past few months. This trend should continue for a while so it is still a good time to buy. Prices too have started to rebound, but once again we are at a very good level for buyers and it is a good time to purchase. For sellers there are fewer buyers in the market so you have to make sure your property is properly priced and move-in ready. The properties that will sell this fall will have something that sets them apart from the competition. Location cannot be changed but sellers will need to present their properties in the best conditions possible. This could

include features that improve the operating costs (i.e. more efficient appliances) or offers a “wow” factor (i.e. good quality floors and counters). First impressions will continue to be important so the appearance of the exterior and entrance can pull the buyer from a similar property that is not as well kept. Real estate continues to be an excellent financial investment, if you are prudent in your decisions. To improve the chances of success it is important to have accurate and current information. As always, having the support of a knowledgeable local Realtor is an important part of the equation when calculating whether it is the right time for you to buy or sell. Scot Chambers, REALTOR® ABR, e-PRO, GREEN Member of Board of Directors for CCAR

740 S. Atherton Street • State College, PA 16801

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Wednesday October 2, 2013 Celebration Hall

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If there’s one thing we’ve learned it’s that when you bring smart, dynamic, beautiful, motivated women (this is you!) together, fantastic things happen! We look forward to welcoming you to an event that will continue to encourage and support aspirations, talents and ambitions of all women entrepreneurs (or soon to be entrepreneurs).

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Making a Difference

We’re Looking for a Few More Good-hearted Women Your privacy will be protected. You are not obliged to attend every meeting, though we hope you will. You’ll be welcome to present a local charity to the group. Two women may partner and split the $100 donation, but will share one vote at the meeting.

Multiply Your Power to Help Your Neighbors Join 100+ Women Who Care – a group whose sole function is to provide financial support to worthy local charities. Here’s how it works. We meet for one hour four times a year. During that meeting a few of our members choose to present details about a local charity thought worthy of the group’s support. Then each of us writes a check to the charity that received the most votes.

YOU CAN HELP!

Become a CHARTER member in your county - email Tere at TereRillPAWJ@yahoo.com for lots of details and support. CENTRE: Contact. Tere Rill for updated info

Four hours a year & $400 – A huge impact for neighbors helping neighbors

HUNTINGDON: Tuesday, November 12 at 6:30 p.m. in the meeting room of The Homestead at Westminster Woods, Huntingdon. To join, call or write Peg Krolak 814-643-4411 / joekro50@comcast.net or Laura McCardle 814-643-1650 / lmccardle117@comcast.net

Already supported: • ABC Small Animal Rescue – Angela Shade’s rescue and adoption shelter for rabbits, guinea pigs, ferrets, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and others • Huntingdon Drop -In Center – They serve people with mental illness, and provide a daytime place to go for recreation, socialization, and lunch • Marklesburg Fire Company – Fund for underwater search and rescue equipment to find those lost in Lake Raystown and other deep waters • Ricky’s Wheels – A Huntingdon family’s effort to provide regular and motorized wheelchairs to those who can’t afford them • Huntingdon Landmarks, Inc. – a fund to benefit innovation and renovation of the historic Clifton Theatre, Huntingdon’s important landmark and economic attraction

SUN: (Snyder, Union and Northumberland counties) Time and date are on hold. If interested, please email TereRillPAWJ@yahoo.com. An updated email will go out to all members with updated info. THANKS to all for your patience.)

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Email: TereRillPAWJ@yahoo.com if you'd like to attend OR start your own chapter. Recruit your friends and make a difference in your local community.

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One-Stop Service

Start off the new school year with easy planning and time-saving ideas. As summer comes to an end, it is time to get ready to go back to school. We know you have a lot going on, and you don't need to have the headache of trying to get everything done. Let us help you get ready for back to school or get your business up and ready for the upcoming season. We can print your booklets, banners, business cards, calendars, signs, pictures and more. Whether its your child’s first day of kindergarten or last year of college, we’ve got you covered.

Colleen’s tips for a stress-free school year.

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❶ BOX-TOPS MADE EASY… General Mill’s Box-Tops for education program is an easy way to raise money for your child’s school. Get involved; a Ziploc bag labeled “Box Tops” sent home with each child is the surefire way to get parents snipping and raising funds!

Attention, Teachers & PTO Members. We are your local printing resource! Everything from newsletters to classroom posters, outdoor banners and so much more; BIG or small, we print it all. NEWSLETTERS • POSTERS & BANNERS • CALENDARS • PROJECTS FLYERS • STICKERS & LABELS • MAGNETS • COURSE BOOKLETS

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❸ SHIIPING WITH CARE... Remind your college student how much you miss them. Care packages are a wonderful way to make your child (or loved one,) feel special. Make sure you choose your foods wisely. Stable items like peanut butter / sugar cookies, dried fruits and trail mix travel best. Make sure you seal the items in air-tight wrap to preserve their freshness. When in doubt, it is always best to send using an expedited shipping option (such as Next-Day air, 2-Day, etc.) Last of all, leave it to our packing experts to professionally pack your items.

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How much is your inkjet printing really costing? Book reports, newsletters and the everyday science project are big users of expensive ink. Save yourself time and money by choosing the UPS Store as your go-to print shop. We can print black and white copies for only $ .09 per sheet and color copies for $.45 per sheet.

Notarized school forms are becoming more and more common, everything from medical consent forms to permission slips. Make it official with one of our six on-staff notary publics. No appointment necessary; and available 7-days a week. Just be sure to bring along a valid photo-id.

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We are proud to support the local schools. We’ll gladly accept your Box-Tops for donation OFFER VALID ON ALL DIGITAL PRINTING SERVICES . VALID ID REQUIRED.

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Fashion

Don't Miss It....Coming Soon... big, bold images and an architecture that ensures a great user experience for customers.

Coming in early Fall 2013, Miska Jewelers is getting a new storefront! The brand-new MiskaJewelers.com will offer visitors the opportunity to browse and shop the Miska Jewelers catalog, find a wide-range of Jewelry information, see new designs and learn about the world-class jewelry services offered by Miska.

Developed by State College-based marketing firm The Website Marketing Agency, the new Miska Jewelers site is, much like the gems within – a jewel of a site. Be sure to check it out!

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Health

10 Day Blood Sugar Program Why Is Blood Sugar So Important? Glucose is the medical term for sugar in the blood. The pancreas regulates blood sugar levels by producing a substance called insulin. Insulin carries blood sugar to the body's cells to be used as energy. When the pancreas fails to produce enough insulin, blood sugar levels begin to rise and high blood sugar or possibly diabetes sets in. This is one of the many issues that affect your ability to have normal blood sugar levels.

to help control the underlying causes of unbalanced blood sugar and jumpstart a new phase of well-being. The program consists of 4 whole food products, protein shakes, and a balanced diet. This program is great for people with diabetes, pre-diabetes, low blood sugar, or blood sugar handling concerns. If you have any questions, please feel free to call our office and speak with the doctors. We look forward to helping you reach your health care goals. The Greatest Wealth is Your Health!

Do You Have Symptoms of Unbalanced Blood Sugar? • Fat around the waist/belly • Irritable • Craving for sweets or coffee • Afternoon headaches • Light-headed or shaky if meals delayed • Excessive appetite • Forgetfulness • Dizziness • Poor Circulation • Fatigue

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We Have A Solution For You! This program will supply your body with 10 days of high quality whole food supplements. Results show that you will develop a strong foundation

September 11 Networking at the Autoport, State College • 5–6 p.m. – networking & sharing who we are • 6 p.m. – deluxe soup and salad bar • Your Beauty – Your Style speakers: • A makeup and beauty consultant • Plus think of a beauty tip you’d like to share • $20 in advance, $25 at the door • $25 more for a vendor table RSVP Sandie Biddle by September 9 Prepay and save $5

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2nd Wednesdays NEW on your calendar

Networking Empowers Women Two Great NEW Events for Fall All Central PA women are invited to 2nd Wednesday NEW – Networking Empowers Women, mentored by The Women’s Journal. Join us for socializing, sharing, shopping, and unabashed networking. Pros to housewives, students to retirees, sales to consulting – we all have something to share. All women welcome. No membership fee. Just come to the events you choose and pay for only that evening. RSVP with pre-pay gets you $5 off in September and five free raffle tickets in October.

October 9 Pink Ribbon Fashion Show at Day's Inn, State College • Fashion show, networking, shopping • Raffle tickets, jewelry, & more great prizes • The Women's Journal, Confer's Jewelers, B-94, and Jezebel's Boutique • Fashion show tickets $20 • Vendors $40 for covered table & fashion show

Proceeds benefit PA Breast Cancer Coalition RSVP Sandie Biddle by October 4 Prepay and get five free raffle tickets.

RSVP - Sandie Biddle, Event Manager 814-667-3444 / sandie.biddle@verizon.net. Prepay with check to Flying Pig Creative Services 9227 Greenwood Road, Petersburg, PA 16669. Ask for a PayPal invoice, or call with credit card. Pay at the door with credit card, cash, or check

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