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New Hope Missionary Baptist Church Hosts Health Fair

SAN BERNARDINO, CA-   New Hope Missionary Baptist Churches Health Care Ministry will be having their 3rd annual Health Fair on Saturday, May 20 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the church located at 1575 W 17th St, San Bernardino, CA 92411.

There will be a Children’s Corner with games, crafts, food, and dancing. The Arrowhead Medical Center will also have their Breath Mobile to test children for breathing problems, such as asthma and allergy testing for children 5 years and older. Other activities include: dental screenings and blood pressure testing some physical exams and referrals.  

Studio W radio station will be present and covering the event for national coverage along with other vendors, which include but are not limited to: Dr. Milner, Audiologist, who will be conducting a hearing test, Black Nurses, Inland Empire Black Chambers of Commerce, M.A.D.D, Hospice and Home Health Agencies and more.

There will also be a Zuma instructor on-site, dance performances by Heart and Soul Line Dance group, and the New Hope MBC teenagers who will be opening up the event with a special performance.

For more information, please call Dollphernea Gadah New Hope Missionary Baptist Church Health Care Ministry Chairperson at: (951) 834-4053 or church (909) 887-2526. 

This Saturday: Music Changing Lives Ignites Passion Through Annual Showcase

Showcase picMORENO VALLEY, CA- On Saturday, May 13 join Music Changing Lives for an incredible night of student performances at the 6th annual Changing Lives Showcase.  Guests will enjoy an evening filled with fantastic vocal, instrumental and dance performances, a remarkable display of beautiful artworks, great food and more.  The Showcase will be held at the Moreno Valley Conference Center, located at 14075 Frederick Street, Moreno Valley, CA 92553 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The Changing Lives Showcase features talented students from Moreno Valley Unified who have worked passionately for 21 weeks on their performance to see ‘Who is the Best at Music and Art.’  The Showcase is no ordinary school competition; this event rolls out the red carpet for its talented performers and artists who will be judged by celebrity guests from the EDMHipHopRebels group ZupaNova.

Music Changing Lives, (MCL) created the Showcase six years ago for youth in Moreno Valley, and since then they have produced several musicians, artists, fashion designers and more.  The program was designed to ignite passion through performance by using music and art as a motivation for students to stay focused on their education and their future.

The Showcase is sponsored by Moreno Valley Unified School District, San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, Edison International, Wells Fargo Foundation, Niagara Cares Foundation, Kaiser Family Foundation and more.  Visit MusicChangingLives.org today to learn more.

To request tickets or for more information about Music Changing Lives, please contact Josiah Bruny at MusicChangingLives@gmail.com or call (951) 992-0721.  For media or sponsorship opportunities please contact Vanessa Vizard at vanessa@vizardpr.com or (951) 533-6180.  You can also visit them on the web at www.musicchanginglives.org.

New Freeway Express Bus Route Connects Yucaipa, Redlands, San Bernardino

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SAN BERNARDINO, CA- Omnitrans will launch a new freeway express bus route on Monday, May 1, 2017.  Route 208 will operate at peak commute hours on weekdays traveling between the Yucaipa Transit Center, downtown Redlands and the San Bernardino Transit Center.

“Route 208 will cut travel time in half compared to taking local bus routes,” said Omnitrans spokesperson Wendy Williams. “Express buses also have free Wi-Fi on board to help make commuting time more productive.”

At the San Bernardino Transit Center, passengers can connect with 12 other Omnitrans bus routes, the sbX rapid transit line, and routes operated by Victor Valley Transit Authority, Mountain Transit and Pass Transit.  Metrolink commuter rail service will be extended to the San Bernardino Transit Center in fall 2017.

Omnitrans is offering free rides on Route 208 during the first week of service, May 1 – 5.  Regular fares are $1.75 one-way or $5 for a 1-day pass. Discounts are available for youth 18 and under, senior citizens age 62 and up, military veterans and people with disabilities.

Omnitrans operates two other freeway express routes: Route 290 travels the 10 freeway connecting San Bernardino, Colton, Ontario Mills and Montclair; Route 215 travels the 215/91 corridor connecting San Bernardino, south Colton and Riverside.  Ridership on Omnitrans freeway express service is growing with passenger boardings up about 5% year to date.

Personalized routing assistance is available at 800-9-OMNIBUS (800-966-6428) or online at www.omnitrans.org.

Links:

Route 208 map and schedule: http://www.omnitrans.org/schedules/route208/

Trip planner: http://www.omnitrans.org/getting-around/plan-a-trip/trip-planner/