The Second Annual Race to End Alzheimer’s 5K will be held on Saturday, April 11, and registration is open to those wanting to participate in this year’s event. The event will raise money for the local Walk to End Alzheimer’s Association. Last year, the first event raised more than $1,000 and organizer Julie Felan hopes to build on that success.
By Brianna Lore M.S. CCC-SLP – Speech Language Pathologist
Did you know that every 40 seconds, someone in the United States experiences a stroke? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have found that this statistic amounts to approximately 795,000 people per year. A stroke occurs when a clot blocks the blood supply to the brain or when a blood vessel bursts in the brain. Damage to particular areas can result in difficulty speaking, thinking, or even moving.
The Cardiac Rehabilitation department of Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital recently secured state-of-the-art Ultrasound equipment. They acquired a GE Vivid e9 Cardiac Ultrasound machine through this year’s approved capital purchases.
The Missouri Department of Agriculture launched the 11th annual Focus on Missouri Agriculture photo contest on Monday, February 2, to help kickoff National Thank a Farmer week.
By Larry Dablemont
Back in the ‘70s, when I was working as an outdoor columnist for the Arkansas Democrat, I became involved in the Greer’s Ferry Walleye Tournament, which took place in late February and March. They offered a million dollar prize to anyone who could catch a world record walleye. I got to know some great people up there, good fishermen and honest enough to do it right.
By Bill Cooper
The Conservation Federation of Missouri (CFM) recently hosted 18 outdoor communicators from across the state of Missouri at their 2020 Media Camp held at Lilleys’ Landing on Lake Taneycomo near Branson. CFM is “The Voice of the Missouri Outdoors” and utilizes communicators across the state to spread the conservation message to as many citizens as possible.