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Women’s Empowerment Weekend

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This is a new burn survivor program created by Cindy Rutter and Dr. Ruth Rimmer. This retreat is specially designed for women burn survivors ages 21+. It will focus on issues specific to women, including topics such as body image and intimacy.

  • The pilot program was held in March 2022
  • It is a weekend full of love, connection and community
  • It is all about coming together as women to support women

In 2023, the weekend retreat will be held at Calvin Crest in Oakhurst, California. Transportation to this event is not provided.

Due to inclement weather, the event was moved to September 8-10, 2023. Registration is now open for these new dates.

Click on the link, select “Register for a New Session” and select Women’s Empowerment Weekend.

In 2020, AARBF hosted a Women’s Empowerment Webinar led by Cindy Rutter, Dr. Ruth Rimmer. We discussed topics including; sexuality, intimacy, and body image.

For more information, please contact McKenzie “Bubbles” Dern at