Best-selling author, speaker, and health advocate Kris Carr will speak
in Jackson on Saturday, October 19 at 7 pm at the Center for the Arts,
as part of the St. John’s Medical Center Words on Wellness speaker
series. Tickets to the event go on sale on Monday, August 19.
A 10-year survivor of Stage 4 cancer, Carr is the author of the award-winning
Crazy Sexy Wellness book series and the director of the documentary Crazy
Sexy Cancer, which aired on TLC and The Oprah Winfrey Network.
Carr has appeared in the New York Times, Scientific American, Glamour,
and Vanity Fair, as well as on Good Morning America and Today. As an “irreverent
foot soldier” in the fight against disease, Carr inspires countless
people to take charge of their health and happiness, whether or not they
are living with a chronic disease.
This event is sponsored by the Charles Engelhard Foundation, and 100% of
the proceeds will be donated to the St. John's Medical Center oncology
Words on Wellness is St. John's Medical Center's new speaker series,
which will present 3-4 national speakers each year to address issues of
wellness. Additional information about upcoming speakers will be provided
in the coming months.
Tickets to the Kris Carr event are $20 and may be purchased by calling
the Center for the Arts at 307.733.4900, visiting the box office, or going