RIVERSIDE, CA- Fall is in the air and on Saturday, October 12, Parkview Hospital and the NAACP-Riverside Branch will present its 1st annual ‘Healthy Harvest Festival’ family event. The fun filled autumn celebration will focus on physical activity and healthy eating which will be presented at information booths on hand. These festive booths will not only showcase the importance of keeping active and eating healthy diets in our everyday lives, but will engage visitors to join in the fun by participating in an activity or simply listening and observing to learn. The event will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Parkview Community Hospital Founders Center located at 3865 Jackson Street in Riverside. The information booths at the festival will be manned by agencies and organizations that offer “NO COST” to “LOW COST” services such as: Molina Health Care, Southern California Witness Project (information about free mammogram screenings), Covered California (information on Affordable Healthcare Act), Healthy Heritage Movement Inc., Riverside Diabetes Collaborative, Riverside Community Health Foundation and Dubois Institute just to name a few. Free Health Screenings (Blood Pressure and Glucose) will be available to all visitors. Children of all ages will especially delight in the colorful activities on hand such as the Art Corner which features an opportunity for everyone to have their faces painted in fun designs of various selections. There’s nothing like a Harvest Festival to embrace good clean living and fun! It is the perfect time to incorporate healthy living while embracing the beauty of autumn. For more information, call Terri Akens at 951-732-3428.
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SAN BERNARDINO, CA- New Hope will be hosting its 21st Appreciation Service for Dr. Robert L. Fairley, Pastor, and First Lady Mary A. Fairley. The celebration will take place on Sunday, October 13 during the 7 a.m., 9:30 a.m., and 11:30 a.m. services. All are welcomed to attend. New Hope Missionary Baptist Church is located at 1575 West 17th Street, San Bernardino, CA 92411. For more information call 909-887-2526.
VICTORVILLE, CA- Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., High Desert Alumnae Chapter will be hosting a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) Fair on Thursday, October 10 at Silverado High School, 14048 Colbalt Road in Victorville from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Students will be able to meet college recruiters and representatives from HBCU’s. There will also be information packets on college preparation and admission and free giveaways and prizes. For more information, call Sharon Cobb ay 760-245-6559 or Peggy Moore at 760-240-7147.