Though he’s only been a Center for Health & Fitness (CHF) member for 93 days and counting, recently retired Steve Takemoto has only missed coming to CHF 17 of those days.

Steve’s wife also attends CHF, and though...

Regular exercise has major health benefits and is also important for older adults, which is where Beach Cities Health District’s (BCHD) MoveWell program comes in! The program pairs specially trained volunteers with older adults in the community who...

 

 

Who is that small woman with the blond curls who works out so hard? She is 66-year-old Center for Health & Fitness (CHF) member Arinna Shelby. She works...

The average person works just over 34 hours per week before they retire. But for lifetime Torrance resident Earl Eastcott this has continued through his retirement! For the past 15 years, Earl has volunteered a remarkable 40 hours per week at Beach...

Seventy-two-year-old Center for Health & Fitness (CHF) member and USC alumni Stephen Love underwent heart bypass surgery more than seventeen years ago. Since then, he’s additionally faced a variety of other health problems, but he never loses his...

Many know Meri Baskin as the lovely “towel folding” lady at Beach Cities Health District’s (BCHD) Center for Health & Fitness.

As a self-proclaimed “Air Force brat,” Meri was used to moving from state to state every three to four years...

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...

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...

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.

But...

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