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Inland Empire Heart and Stroke Walk at Citizens Business Bank Arena

ONTARIO, CA- An estimated 5,000 Inland Empire residents will lace up their sneakers and make lifesaving strides at this year’s Inland Empire Heart and Stroke Walk. The event aims to build awareness of heart disease and stroke by raising $242,000 to support the American Heart Association’s 2020 goal of improving the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20 percent while reducing deaths from cardiovascular disease by 20 percent. Participants include 4-year-old Ian Atencio, Menifee, whose ongoing battle with heart disease started even before he was born; Anthony Richardson, Riverside, who made changes to improve his health after losing his father to a heart attack; Linda Lawson, Riverside, who beat diabetes and lost 128 pounds by changing her lifestyle and; Steve Irigoyen, Rancho Cucamonga, who’s had seven heart attacks, a stroke and multiple cardiac procedures over the past 10 years.
The Walk will take place on Saturday, September 21 at 8 a.m. at Citizens Business Bank Arena, 4000 E. Ontario Center Parkway, Ontario, CA 91764. Registration starts at 7 a.m. For more info, visit www.IEHeartWalk.org.

Bridging the Gap Between Africans and African American 2013 Empowerment Conference

Dr. Kodjoe and Akosuah Sumney

Dr. Kodjoe and Akosuah Sumney

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RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA- Dr. Kodjoe and Akosuah Sumney would like to invite the community to attend the annual Mission African 2000 Inc., ‘Bridging The Gap’ Empowerment Conference and Banquet on Saturday, September 21 at 10 a.m. Come out and be empowered with vision for building support and humanitarian relief for the people in Ghana, West Africa. There will be African music, African attire and an African empowerment experience with testimonies and witnesses from Global Dominion for Christ. Special guests include Dr. J Gueste, Pastor C. Campbell, Dr. Reginald Woods, Mrs. V. Cunningham, Bishop Philip Powell and the Mission Africa global partners. Tickets are $35 in advance or $40 at the door. To purchase tickets or for more information, please call 951-500-2609 or 909-238-6891. The conference will be held at City of Rancho Cucamonga Central Park, 11200 Baseline Road in Rancho Cucamonga.

The Queen Latifah Show Announces All-Star Premiere Week Line-Up

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Queen Latifah

CULVER CITY, CA –- Sony Pictures Television is proud to announce an All-Star line-up for the debut of The Queen Latifah Show, the new multi-topic, daytime talk-variety show hosted by global entertainment icon, Queen Latifah, premiering Monday, September 16. Among the celebrity guests who will appear during the first week of the show are Oscar-nominee and Golden Globe-winner, John Travolta; Oscar, Golden Globe and Grammy Award-Winner, Jamie Foxx; Oscar nominee and Golden Globe-winner, Sharon Stone; Oscar-nominated actor Jake Gyllenhaal and Oscar & Golden Globe nominated actor, Grammy Award-winning musician and executive producer of The Queen Latifah Show, Will Smith.

“I cannot think of a more talented and fun group of people to share the stage with in celebration of the launch of my new show,” said Queen Latifah. “I am honored to have the support of so many long-time friends and colleagues as I begin this journey, and I look forward to sharing this experience with all of them and with the many new friends I will make along the way.”

In addition to her celebrity guests, Queen Latifah will kick off her premiere season with chart-topping musical guests and surprise performances, some great comedy and everyday heroes who are changing lives in their local communities.

  The Queen Latifah Show is a daytime talk-variety series that showcases Queen Latifah’s extraordinary range of talents as a global entertainment icon. Corin Nelson serves as Executive Producer. The show is produced by Flavor Unit, Overbrook Entertainment and Sony Pictures Television and is cleared on major station groups around the country, including the CBS Television Stations.