CORONA, CA- Imagine walking 521 miles in a 15 day period. You’re engulfed by extreme heat, sweat pours down your brow, and with every step your feet throb like a heartbeat. This will soon be the reality for Yolanda Holder, Guinness World Record holder for most marathons run in a year. Yolanda has experienced many hardships to get to the top, but nothing could prepare her for the loss of both parents to type 2 diabetes. When her mother passed September 2,2012, Holder vowed to do her part to prevent diabetes from taking another loved one. Despite being grief stricken, she took to action and ‘Extreme Walk 4 Diabetes’ was born. On August 19th, she will embark on an amazing journey across California, starting in Corona, at Corona Nissan and finishing in Oakland, at the American Diabetes Association office, on the anniversary of her mother Annette Norton’s passing. Her mission is to promote the benefits of walking 30 minutes a day and encourage people of all ages to get out and get fit while having fun! Holder hopes to raise over $5,000 when she crosses the finish line in Oakland. She is also encouraging her fans, and supporters to join her as she passes through their cities. You can track Yolanda’s progress through her Facebook page and at www.yolandaholder.com.
SAN BERNARDINO, CA- Now is the time to nominate unsung heroes in your community for the 24th Annual Black Culture Foundation’s Humanitarian of the Year, Community Service and Black Rose Awards, which take place Friday, September 13 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the National Orange Show Renaissance Room, 689 South E Street.
To nominate someone for this award, go to www.sbbcfoundation.org to download a nomination form, or email the incoming chair Troy Ingram at email@example.com. Nominations are due by July 31. The Foundation is now selling tickets to the award ceremony at the price of $60 per person, until August 17. Tickets purchased after that date will be $75. To order tickets or reserve a table, contact Troy Ingram at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SAN BERNARDINO, CA- For those that are trying to eat healthier or love fresh produce, then the KRSTMoor/Crestmore Produce Stand is the place to go. Every Saturday at the Dorothy Ingram Library from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. there will be a booth for KRSTMoor/Crestmore Produce. The market offers whole, fresh and self sustainably grown produce that support healing and healthy nutrition. In addition to fresh produce, KRSTMoor has several new features to better cater to customers, which include an EBT machine and a food box program. The food box program offers a delivery program in the Inland Empire that consists of fresh farm produce. Vendors are also needed for the Farmers Market. If you have products that you produce or distribute, please contact KRSTMoor Produce. The Dorothy Ingram Library is located at 1505 W. Highland Avenue, San Bernardino, CA 92311. For more information on KRSTMoor farms contact Sis Nova Kafele at 562-786-9898 or visit krstmoorproduce.spruz.com.