by Sue Murray, Volunteer Spotlight Writer

A pinch of time, a spoonful of generosity and gallons of personality, Karen Brandhorst volunteers to keep us healthy. Karen joined Beach Cities Health District’s (BCHD) Restaurant Ambassador...

By Kirsten Farmer, The Beach Reporter

Some 150 volunteers from 30 South Bay organizations tended to school gardens in Hermosa and Redondo for the Beach Cities Health District’s 4th Annual Beach Cities Volunteer Day August 8.

Volunteers...

Upon joining Beach Cities Health District’s (BCHD) Brain Buddies Volunteer Program, Edwina Klein knew she wanted to have an impact in others’ lives through volunteering. What she didn’t know, is how much volunteering would impact her.

Edwina...

Volunteering in any capacity is an invaluable contribution to a community but on average Americans volunteer 32 hours each year, or just over half an hour per week. Don Luke volunteers on average twenty times this amount; over 10 hours a week!

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Every now and then someone comes along and restores your faith in human nature; without a doubt, Joy Jurena is one of those people.

Unsurprisingly, although she’s been retired for years now, Joy still retains her RN license.

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Judging from his toned arms, muscular build and athletic posture, you wouldn’t guess that Center for Health & Fitness (CHF) member Gary Smallwood is 70 years old, or that he’s on the verge of being at-risk for...

by David Mendez, Easy Reader News

As Tom Bakaly bashfully approached the lectern at the 2019 Spirit of Wellness, he had one word for his colleagues and subordinates at the Beach Cities Health District.

“Liars!,” he said, causing the room...

Within minutes of meeting Sean Guthrie it was very clear that he is a highly capable, successful person who makes things happen in the community. For all of you who recognize how the Harbor Drive bike path links Hermosa Beach and Redondo Beach, you...

Congratulations to the following Blue Zones Project Approved™ restaurants that were recently named “Best of the Beach” by Easy Reader! This list proves that healthy places are popular places!

Hermosa Beach:

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Our Spotlight this month shines on a remarkable lady, Colleen Otash, a member of the Power 9 Programs Committee for Beach Cities Health District’s (BCHD) Blue Zones Project®. During our conversation, Colleen mentioned a phenomenon that’s ever too...

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