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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.

Christian College Celebrates Grand Opening

FONTANA, CA- The United Christian College West Coast Campus is pleased to announce its grand opening on Sunday, September 22 at 4 p.m. at 16388 Merrill Avenue in Fontana. The college is a fully accredited college out of Goldsboro North Carolina that has extended to the West Coast. It has been in existence and charted since 1953 with an accreditation under the Accrediting Commission International. The United Christian College West Coast Campus will be offering classes this quarter in Beginning Theology, Church History, How to Study the Bible and Reading Writing and Comprehension. Potential students can register now. During the second quarter, online classes will be offered. For more information, call the registers office at 909-823-2310.

15th Annual Rialto Family Festival

FONTANA, CA- The City of Rialto will be hosting its 15th Annual Family Festival on Saturday, September 21 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The festival will be taking place at Rialto City Hall, 150 S. Palm Avenue. The 20th Annual Pollution Prevention Fair and its 6th Annual Fitness Day will also be held in conjunction with the Family Festival. The festival was developed by the Human Relations Commission of the City of Rialto to celebrate the diversity of the community. Throughout the day there will be free games and entertainment, which include a community garden, recycled art contest, energy saving ideas, children’s crafts, exotic animals and insects, 3-on-3 youth basketball, let’s move/champions for change, fitness activities, rock climbing, Tot Fun Spot, information/vendor booths, Home Depot Kids Workshop and Staples school supplies. For more information, please contact the Rialto City Clerk’s office at 909-820-2519.