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Dr. Harold Strauch Receives Distinguished American Award

Dr. Harold Strauch Receives Distinguished American Award

The National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame honored orthopedic surgeon Harold Strauch, M.D., with the Distinguished American Award. As one of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame’s most prestigious honors, this award recognized Dr. Strauch for maintaining a lifetime of interest in the game, exhibiting notable leadership qualities, and making a significant contribution to the betterment of amateur football in the United States.

“I’m honored to receive the Distinguished American Award,” said Dr. Strauch. “The National football Foundation and College Hall of Fame are wonderful organizations and I’m grateful they have recognized me.”

Knit One... Purl Two

Knit One... Purl Two

Sacramento -- During the last six years, these cozy crocheters -- Jean Nakano, Karolyn Simon and Cheryl Allen -- volunteer at St. John's Shelter for Women and Children teaching residents the art of knitting and crocheting. Today, the project has 12 volunteers who share their love of creating handmade delights with many women and children who find safety at the shelter.

10 Countries, 3 Weeks and 1 of the 7 Wonders of the Modern World

10 Countries, 3 Weeks and 1 of the 7 Wonders of the Modern World

At the height of their journey, James Marshall High graduates, Dave Bianco and Lynda Herren Rogers, finally inched their way through the Panama Canal as excited family and friends watched online.

"It's the high point and reason for the trip," said Bianco with great enthusiasum. "It's all about the engineering and one of the seven wonders of the modern world." 

The Holland America liner entered from the Atlantic side at Gatun Locks on March 26, then exited through Miraflores  later that day, heading out to the Pacific under a full moon. Knowing what to look for, then magnifying the frame, yours truly clearly spotted the two moving about on the bow.  At that point, I'm not sure which end was having more fun, their's or ours.  Welcome home!   

MrAndrewBradley Communications Launches in Roseville

MrAndrewBradley Communications Launches in Roseville

Andrew Bradley has launched his own public relations company, MrAndrewBradley Communications, based in Roseville, Calif. He will continue to work as an independent contractor with his former employer, AugustineIdeas, and their clients.

Sutter Dietitian Tasks Patients to Take Action in National Nutrition Month

Sutter Dietitian Tasks Patients to Take Action in National Nutrition Month

One in three adults is obese in America and Sutter Health registered dietitians are taking advantage of national nutrition month to raise awareness of the many strategies to combat the obesity epidemic.

“You can reach healthy weight goals by making gradual, healthy and reasonable changes in your eating and activity,” said Debbie Lucas, Registered Dietitian with Sutter Options for Success, one of the medical weight loss programs in the new Sutter Weight Management Institute.

In order to lose weight it is important to eat a healthy diet. What does that mean? “Eating less fat and fewer calories than what you are currently taking in.” says Lucas. “There are three ways to do it: eat high-fat, high-calorie foods less often, or in smaller amounts, or eat  lower-fat, lower-calorie foods instead.”

She says being physically active must be a priority.

Weekly Challenge: Hydration!

Weekly Challenge: Hydration!

 2012 Weekly Challenge Week #50: Hydration

  Yep, back up on my soap box again...This weeks' challenge is all about HYDRATION.

Living where we do, it is almost impossible to forget to drink water in the summer.  Those triple digit days make it pretty easy to remember our water bottles when we leave the house, and all that sweating reminds us we need to restore our body's balance.

In the winter...well, the winter is a different story.  In the winter, it feels easier and more intuitive to grab an extra cup of coffee, or snuggle up with hot tea.  And a cold drink of water on a cold morning isn't exactly the first thing I think of grabbing.

Guess what tho