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Pink Ribbon Cooking

Pink Ribbon Cooking and The Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa invite you to experience a healthy, inspirational retreat weekend with your best friend, your mother, daughter or sister. Enjoy a perfect balance of education, enlightenment, relaxation and luxury in the heart of the Adirondacks.

All the while you will be captivated by the enchanting mountain setting, classic elegance and timeless atmosphere of this classic Lake Placid hotel with plenty of opportunities for shopping, recreation, and sightseeing.



6:00 pm

Welcome cocktail and hors d’oeuvre reception

Prepared and hosted by Chef Curtiss Hemm of Pink Ribbon Cooking™ and the MLI team. Speaker and guest introductions, welcome address and overview of the retreat.

9:00 pm

Mirror Lake Moonlight Walk

A gentle stroll around Mirror Lake to relax the body, ease digestion and see beautiful Lake Placid.


9:00 am

The Skinny on Weight Management & Exercise When Living with Breast Cancer

Moderated by Judy Simpson
Dr. Michele Sowden & Dr. Kim Dittus

11:00 am

Explorations into Mindfulness: The Beauty of Now

An introduction to mindfulness and the benefits it has for those affected by cancer. Through this practice, you can learn to develop greater calmness, clarity and insight in facing and embracing all your life experiences, even life’s trials, and turning them into occasions for learning, growing and deepening your own strength and wisdom.

3:00 pm

Pink Ribbon Cooking™ Cooking Demonstration

Moderated by Judy Simpson
Chef Curtiss Hemm, of Pink Ribbon Cooking, will demonstrate several everyday simple & healthy recipes. Curtiss will be joined by Jennifer Ohler-May, RD, CD with Cancer Patient Support Program of Vermont.

6:30 pm

Pink Ribbon Cooking Dinner in the View Restaurant

Enjoy a spectacular three course menu designed by Pink Ribbon Cooking in The View Restaurant. Dinner is by reservation. We encourage participants to mingle and dine with other participants, however, it is not required.


9:30 am

The Lemonade Stand: A Panel Discussion on the Impact of Breast Cancer

Moderated by Judy Simpson
Bridget Hemm, Amy Deavitt, Kathleen McBeth, Jennifer Magnant.
A powerful and impacting panel discussion about breast cancer, how it impacts a person, a family, career and life. Our panelists share their cancer journey and tell how they transformed their breast cancer journey into a positive experience. We encourage you to ask questions, share your experiences and celebrate the life journey you, and others, are on.

12:00 pm


See you Next Year!

For more information about reservations, accomodations, spa services or The Mirror Lake Inn, please contact The Mirror Lake Inn at 518-523-2544 or email them at info@mirrorlakeinn.com.


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2013 Pink Ribbon Cooking Retreat Lake Placid