Nashville, TN – Someone has a heart attack every 34 seconds. Someone has a stroke every 40 seconds. Heart disease and stroke make a huge impact on the health of Middle Tennessee – but the upcoming Heart Walk aims to make an even bigger impact by fighting back against the no. 1 and no. 4 killers of Americans.
The American Heart Association’s Greater Nashville Heart Walk will bring together more than 12,000 walkers at Vanderbilt University on Saturday, October 12th, 2013, in one of the largest non-competitive walks in all of Tennessee. The event is free and open to all, but fundraising and donations are encouraged.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce announces upcoming events during the month of August.
On August 7th from 7:00am-9:00am, Uffleman Estates, 215 Uffleman Drive, will be hosting a Business Before Hours. Please join the Chamber for food and networking. «Read the rest of this article»
The timing of meals, whether it’s missing a meal in the morning or eating a meal very late at night, may cause adverse metabolic effects that lead to coronary heart disease.
Dallas, TX – Here’s more evidence why breakfast may be the most important meal of the day: Men who reported that they regularly skipped breakfast had a higher risk of a heart attack or fatal coronary heart disease in a study reported in the American Heart Association journal Circulation.
Researchers analyzed food frequency questionnaire data and tracked health outcomes for 16 years (1992-2008) on 26,902 male health professionals ages 45-82. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The weekly Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Recreation Report provides Clarksvillians with a glimpse at the activities and events that are available from the Parks and Recreation Department for them to enjoy together as a family.
This weeks highlights include:
Fort Campbell, KY – Easter is a great time to renew a Family tradition or start a new one and Easter Brunch at Sportsman’s Lodge is a great way to bring friends and Family together for this special holiday.
On March 31st, Sportsman’s Lodge will be hosting an Easter Brunch from 10:00am to 3:00pm. This year’s menu includes breakfast selections such as an omelet station, grilled sausage links with buttered grits, home fried potatoes, and cream beef with hot biscuits. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – George Nishimura joined the United States Army at a time when America was at war. This teenager did what thousands of Japanese-American men did at the time, to show their patriotism to the country that had been their home all of their lives.
George was at home when he heard all of the noise and commotion going on in the neighborhood. He soon learned that guys coming home from Honolulu saw planes, Japanese planes, bombing Pearl Harbor. When he turned on the radio he heard the announcer shouting, “Pearl Harbor is under attack! This is not a drill!” «Read the rest of this article»
Local Nonprofit Organizations invited to Network Breakfast for APSU President’s Emerging Leaders Program Students
Clarksville, TN – The Nonprofit Leadership and Volunteer Network (formerly Hands on Clarksville) will co-host the President’s Emerging Leaders Program (PELP) Nonprofit Network Breakfast on January 17th, 2013 from 7:30am-8:30am in the Honors Commons at APSU.
The Presidents Emerging Leaders Program helps prepare students at APSU for a lifetime of leadership. The program creates an environment that develops leaders for the future through the twin virtues of scholarship and service. PELP students must maintain a cumulative collegiate GPA of at least 3.25 and they must enroll in at least 12 credit hours per semester. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – When the weather outside is frightful, a coffee cake warm from the oven will be a delight for family and friends.
Perfect for a breakfast or brunch, a moist coffee cake is also nice in the afternoon with tea or coffee or for a late night treat.
Indian Mound, TN – On October 5th and 6th, come out and learn the art of quilting at the Lylewood Inn Bed and Breakfast. In one class you can learn the versatile use of quilting and able to make treasured gifts for family and friends.
Class is Friday 6:00 pm – 3:00pm Saturday. $45.00 room, dinner,a night of quilting and a southern breakfast. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – Isn’t it amazing how wise our grandmothers were? Old adages like “the kitchen is the heart of the home” and “family is made around the dinner table” continue to be as valid for us today as they were to past generations.
Research has shown that children of all ages are happier and healthier if they regularly eat dinner as a family. And involving them in the cooking not only provides valuable family time, but also encourages better eating habits.
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