There has been lots of buzz lately around anything Michael Phelps, shattering the record for most gold medels won in the Olympics.
Whether they ran, walked or strolled across the finish line, about 500 participants, as well as event sponsors, raised $60,000 for Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital during the hospital's 24th annual "Run for the Health of It" 5K event on Sept. 27.
It was a bright, crisp fall afternoon on the patio of Mark and Diane Sumner's home overlooking San Francisquito Canyon where nearly 100 women gathered for the 15th Annual Children's Liver Association for Support Services Ladies Tea.
Wow! Have you felt the energy in the world lately? I have to admit that I have had days where I was affected by it. You may have had feelings of worry, fear, and hopelessness just from watching the financial news, or from talking with your co-workers and friends. When the world around us is in turmoil, it is more important than ever to remember to focus on remaining positive and taking action in the areas we CAN affect.
On Thursdays in October, 10-11 a.m., Family Physician Amy Goff, OD, staff member at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center, will speak on topics related to women's health.
Take Off Pounds sensibly, a weight-loss support group, meets on Thursdays at Fellowship Christian Church, 226889 Bouquet Canyon Road., #C, in Saugus. Weigh-in 9:30 to 10 a.m. For details contact Diana at (661) 251-5144.
Hair. Everyone has issues with hair in some way or form. Except, perhaps the Cowsills whose 1969 hit waxed poetic about the dead fibrous protein.
Monday: n In-Treatment Support Group meeting, facilitated by Tara Shore, begins at 11 a.m. n Children Support Group meeting, facilitated by Tara Shore and Sharon Earle, begins at 4 p.m. n Post-Treatment Support Group meeting, facilitated by Tara Shore, begins at 6 p.m. n Restorative Yoga class, facilitated by Melisa Morgan, starts at7:30 p.m. Tuesday: n Integrative Yoga class, facilitated by Susie Jacobson, starts at 9:30 a.m. ...
New students will be accepted for the 8:30-9:30 a.m. Tuesday-Thursday T'ai Chi class at the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market St., Newhall, during October. All ages welcome. $2 for seniors, $4 for non-seniors. The Senior Center also offers a Saturday morning class from 8:30 to 10 a.m. for $30 per month and a Tuesday-Thursday afternoon class from 3 to 4 p.m. For information, (661) 259-9444 or www.scvseniorcenter.org.
The NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program is a free 12-week course for adult family members of individuals with severe mental illnesses. In the SCV the course will run 6:45-9:30 p.m. Sept. 4-Dec. 4, 21618 Golden Triangle Road, Suite 106, Santa Clarita. Registration is required at (661) 803-9593.
The Heritage Haunt Community Blood Drive will be held from 2 to 8 p.m., Oct. 1 at the Saugus Station at the SCV Historical Society, 24101 San Fernando Road, Newhall. Sign up and donate blood to receive a free ticket for the Heritage Haunt. For more information, call Scott Sivley at (661) 254-1275 or visit www.givelife.org and enter sponsor code: scvhistorical.
When I say "mud," what do you think of? Wrestling? Monster Trucks? Well if you're my kind of man... or wo-man, I'm gonna change the way you think about mud! Granted it might still involve bikini clad gals and you could drive your truck there...
The "reflex action" system of exercise for training the brain and speed of sport action has a potential to establish a new standard for fitness and sport training.
The other day, I found myself in one of those frustrated moods where I was saying to myself, "What difference does it make? No one will notice if I don't go to that meeting." When I thought about this self-talk, I realized I have heard this kind of statement many times before, both inside my own head, and from others around me.
Tonight at 8 p.m., an unprecedented national event will occur when television giants CBS, NBC and ABC partner as one for a very special reason.