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...

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...

As one of Beach Cities Health District’s (BCHD) Walking School Bus volunteer coordinators, Ken ensures that 12-16 kindergarten to 5th grade children from Birney Elementary School realize the benefits of walking to school.

It’s no...

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.

But...

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...

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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