Join us at our first annual BLOOM event

Announcing our first annual BLOOM event: An event for new and expecting moms! 

What is Bloom? 

We are thrilled to be bringing this fantastic event to the Duluth area! BLOOM is an event for new and expectant moms that you’re going to love.

We are excited to be partnering with City Moms Blog Network, and 50 of our other sister sites to bring local communities this event with an estimated attendance of over 4,000+ moms across the US! Proudly sponsored by St. Luke’s and Clyde Iron Works.

A panel of professionals from St. Luke’s  will be there lending their expertise to help you from pregnancy and beyond. {see below for more information}

We highly encourage our attendees to come early to the Clyde Iron Works and eat dinner pre-event in the Clyde’s spacious dining areas.

VIP Tickets will become available Thursday, April 20th at 7 pm sharp, with General Admission Tickets on a sale at 8:30pm. 

You can stay up to date by following our event page.  Tickets MUST be purchased in ADVANCE. They are not sold at the door. 

Are you a local business interested in learning more about being involved in this event? Please email us at: sarah@duluthmomsblog.com


When?  Thursday, May 11th, 2017 

Time? 6:30 – 9:00 pm 

***Please note VIP Ticket holders will have early access to the event starting at 5:30 pm

Where? Clyde Iron Works

2920 W Michigan St, Duluth, MN 55806

***PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT IS DESIGNED FOR EXPECTANT AND NEW MOTHERS. BABIES OVER A YEAR WILL NOT BE PERMITTED. DUE TO SPACE CONSTRAINTS, WE RECOMMEND ALL BABIES BE WORN, HELD, OR IN A CARRIER AS THERE IS NOT ROOM TO ACCOMMODATE MULTIPLE STROLLERS AT THIS EVENT.


***There are a VERY limited number of VIP tickets available! 

VIP TICKETS :: $30. Ticket holders will receive the following:

Early access to the event

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Pampering services provided by:

The Colour Lounge Salon and Spa

Beauty Bar :: {Have your makeup applied by one of their professional make up artists. Enhance your natural beauty or try out a dramatic lipstick or smoky eye}

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Hair Bar :: {Get your hair done by one of their hair experts. This includes styling with curling irons and straighteners  , add body to your hair or a stylish braid}

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Stress Relief Treatment:: {Enjoy a Healing Touch Stress Relieving Treatment.  Melt the stress away with a seated scalp, neck and shoulder massage using Eminence Handmade Organic Skin and Body C}

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Mini Facials:: {Eminence® skin treatment products are made with fresh fruit pulps, plants and exotic spices.  This is a refreshing mini-facial which includes cleansing, masque and moisturizer.  Perfect for maintenance in between skin treatments and great for people on the go}.

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Swag Bag

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EXCLUSIVE SWAG {updating daily}

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Amazing Giveaway Opportunities

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Tee Shirt provided by

Duluth Screen Printing Company

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Choice of one cocktail OR mock-mimosa provided by Mid Coast Catering

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Beautiful floral wrap provided by

Saffron + Grey

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Make your own Sundae Bar provided by Bridgeman’s

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Pie on a Stick and Mini Cupcakes from Sugar on Top Sweet Shop

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Shopping + Educational Opportunities

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Access to our PRIVATE nursing lounge decorated beautifully by Liliana 

Stop by our photo booth and get your picture taken by one of our professional photographers –  JaneCane Photography and Along an Inland Sea.


GENERAL ADMISSION::$15.  Ticket holders will receive the following:

 

 Swag Bag  

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SWAG {updating daily}

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Amazing Giveaway Opportunities

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Choice of one cocktail OR mock-mimosa provided by Clyde Iron Works

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Make your own Sundae Bar provided by Bridgeman’s

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Pie on a Stick and Mini Cupcakes from Sugar on Top Sweet Shop

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Shopping + Educational Opportunities

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 The opportunity take home a Make and Take a “Mom T-shirt” designed exclusively for BLOOM by Northwoods Design Co.  + Live Screen Printing by Duluth Screen Printing Company! {PLEASE NOTE :: THIS OPTION IS NOT INCLUDED IN TICKET PRICE}

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Access to our PRIVATE nursing lounge decorated beautifully by Liliana

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Stop by our photo booth and get your picture taken by one of our professional photographers –  JaneCane Photography and Along an Inland Sea.

 

Thanks to our Sponsors

We are thrilled to have partnered with the following businesses who have sponsored our event!  

In partnership with

Thanks to our Event Photographers

Thanks to our Treats Sponsors

A special thank you to the following businesses: Bridgemans who will be providing a “Make your own sundae bar” and Sugar on top Sweet Shop who is providing us with Pie on a stick + Mini Cupcakes!

Thanks to our Swag Sponsors

We are consistently updating this list of leading parenting brands that will be filling our swag bags and we cannot wait to share them all! (We’ve got some good ones!!!)

 If you are interested in having your product in our Swag Bags or want to be a part of the giveaway, please email sarah@duluthmomsblog.com 

Thanks to our Giveaway Sponsors

We are consistently updating this list of leading parenting brands that will be participating in our giveaways and we cannot wait to share them all! (We’ve got some good ones!!!

If you would like your business to participate, please email sarah@duluthmomsblog.com

 

Vendors at Bloom

Purchase your ticket!

Presenters at Bloom

We are to partner with St. Luke’s and bring you a panel of experts. Have questions? Bring them!  You will be able to present your questions Q + A style to our group of experts.  

Migraines

Dr. Like He

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Dr. Like He is a family practice physician at St. Luke’s Medical Arts Clinic in downtown Duluth. Dr. He received his medical degree from Guangzhou Medical College in Guangzhou, China. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Cedar Rapids Medical Education Foundation in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Dr. He is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. Dr. He is certified to perform acupuncture, which is a form of complementary medicine.

Migraines

Dr. Douglas Kaplan

Kaplan, Douglas

Dr. Douglas Kaplan joined St. Luke’s Neurology Associates in January 2015, bringing his more than 20 years of experience as a neurologist in Oklahoma City. The field of neurology is constantly evolving and this is what Dr. Kaplan loves about being a neurologist. He enjoys learning the latest developments in neurology and is a devoted student to his field of study. He provides personalized care plans for patients based on their specific needs and goals. Dr. Kaplan’s clinical interests include general neurology, headaches and chronic migraines.

Urological Issues

Aimee VanStraaten

Van Straaten, Aimee

Aimee VanStraaten, MD, FACOG, is a member of St. Luke’s Obstetrics & Gynecology Associates. She’s been a member of the practice for nine years. She is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology, and is a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology. Dr. VanStraaten provides a full spectrum of obstetric and gynecologic care; however, her special interests are working with patients with sexual dysfunction, and also teen gynecology, such as first exams and education. She is proficient in minimally invasive hysterectomies.

Urological Issues

Erin Martin, PT

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Erin Martin, PT, DPT, is a physical therapist at St. Luke’s in Duluth. She specializes in treating patients with pelvic floor issues. Martin attended the College of St. Scholastica for her undergrad and graduate school. She graduated with a Master’s degree in physical therapy in 2003 and doctorate degree in physical therapy in 2006.

How to be a Good Parent/Parenting Tips

Dr. Addie Licari

Licari,Addie

Dr. Addie Licari is a family practice physician at St. Luke’s Mount Royal Medical Clinic. Dr. Licari received her medical degree from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis and completed her family medicine residency through the Duluth Family Medicine Residency Program. She is board certified in family medicine. Dr. Licari’s clinical interests and areas of expertise are in women’s health, geriatric medicine, family medicine, procedural family medicine, pediatrics, nutrition and medical education.

How to be a Good Parent/Parenting Tips

Dr. Gretchen Karstens

Karstens, Gretchen

Dr. Gretchen Karstens has been a member of St. Luke’s Pediatric Associates since 2006. Dr. Karstens received her medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. She completed her pediatric residency from Children’s Hospital in Wisconsin. Dr. Karsten’s specialties include pediatrics, in which she is board certified, and adolescent medicine. She’s also a Lactation Specialist, assisting new moms with this important aspect of child care.

How to be a Good Parent/Parenting Tips

Dr. Heather Winesett

Winesett, Heather

Dr. Heather Winesett has been a member of St. Luke’s Pediatric Associates for nearly 10 years. She earned her Master of Science in Chemistry from the University of Arizona in Tucson and received her medical degree from the University of Omaha. Dr. Winesett completed her residency in pediatrics at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. She also served as a Captain in the U.S. Army National Guard Medical Corps for six years and was awarded the Army Commendation Award in 2002. When she joined St. Luke’s Pediatrics Associates one of her first accomplishments was establishing the Reach Out and Read Program.

What to Expect When You’re Expecting

Dr. Jennifer Boyle

Boyle, Jennifer

Jennifer Boyle, MD, FACOG, joined St. Luke’s Obstetrics & Gynecology Associates practice as a seasoned practitioner in 2005 from an OB-GYN practice in the Twin Cities. Dr. Boyle is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology. She provides multiple levels of obstetric and gynecologic care to women of all ages, including prenatal care, high-risk obstetrics and gynecologic surgery. She is proficient in St. Luke’s in-office procedures, including Essure tubal ligation and the Her Option endometrial ablation procedure, as well as minimally invasive hysterectomies.