Reba star to kick off Eating Disorders Awareness week at TU
TOWSON, Md. (Feb. 21, 2007)—Actress and singer Scarlett Pomers will visit the Towson University campus on Sunday, Feb. 25, to kick off Eating Disorders Awareness Week. Pomers, a recovering anorexic, will discuss her personal battle with anorexia nervosa and her road to recovery. The event will take place in TU’s Stephens Hall at 2 p.m. A reception will follow.
Pomers works with the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) as an ambassador to raise awareness for eating disorders, education, advocacy and research. The 18-year-old actress plays Reba McEntire's youngest daughter, Kira, on the CW Network’s hit comedy series Reba.
This special event is co-sponsored by Towson University’s Counseling Center and the Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt. For more information, visit the TU Counseling Center’s Web site or call (410) 704-2512 for more information.