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NAHEIM – The City of Anaheim will host this year’s fourth edition of Free Health Care Fair on August 7 at Brookhurst Community Center in a bid to encourage healthy living by joining forces with Anekant Community Center and GBS Linens. Medical and surgical specialists will conduct free consultations to children and adults. Services offered will include asthma and allergy screenings; blood pres- sure reading; bone density assessment; blood sugar, lipid profile and glucose testing, dental consultation, electrocardiogram (EKG); eye examinations; mam- mography and women’s services; pediatric and adult physical exams.
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“health as the best wealth we can ever have” according to Dr. Nitin Shah, co- organizer of the Health Fair which was introduced four years ago by Anaheim Mayor Pro Tem Harry Sidhu.
Mayor Sidhu said the annual free health fair provides the local government the op- portunity to “offer all Anaheim residents the highest quality of life”.
The health event has become “a great tradition in the City of Anaheim” that of- ficials are looking forward to serving all who attend.
Sponsors in this year’s health project are GBS Linens; Kaiser Permanente; Freeman Company; Care Ambulance; Singgod Foundation; John Royce; Drs. Jasvant and Meera Modi; Orin Abrams, President of At-Your-Service Hospitality, Inc.; Anaheim Public Utilities and Sally Ann Catering among others.
The Brookhurst Community Center is located at 2271 Crescent Ave. in Anaheim. 14th Lemon Festival celebrates Chula Vista’s tag as Lemon Capital CHULA VISTA – If you have lemons, make lemonade. But residents of Third Avenue Village in this City went beyond
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the popular saying and converted the abun- dance of the citrus fruit with many uses into a festival fourteen years ago and called the event Annual Lemon Festival which will be held on August 8. The summer event will celebrate Chula Vista’s glory as the “Lemon Capital of the World” in the 1920s. The durable event has been an antici- pated celebration that attracts some 40,000 festival goers to the site who “enjoy a day of entertainment, satisfy their artistic sides viewing arts, cater to their shopping itch courtesy of specialty shops, reminisce the City’s rich cultural past visiting the Chula Vista Heritage Museum and pampering their palates with more than a dozen deli- cious food options”. The family-oriented fair also features art displays, a rock- climbing wall, community dance numbers, a kids’ fun zone, carnival rides, inflatable, a car show and off course, lemon contests. Slated to perform a day-long entertain- ment extravaganza are: Grupo Kawsay, Rayo Norteno, Zumbido Show, Luna Lleana, Michelle Lundeen, Candy N Com- pany, San Diego Cheer Elite, CCC Ballet Xotchil, Afro Cuban Drumming, Marcelo and Jalapeno Exrpress, and Breezin.
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LIVED LIFE TO THE FULLEST: Anastacio Aguilar Ceraos, Sr., (third from left, second row seated), went to be with the Lord peacefully at age 98 in the City of Oxnard. A “dyed in the wool hard working optimist” he went through life always seeing the glass as “half-full” and enjoyed each day to the fullest being a father and a grandfather. He left behind seven children (Anastacio, Jr., Bella, Celia, Dolores, Edna, Federico and Gerardo), 17 grandchildren, two great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.
The Beat Goes On at the OC County Fair Until Aug. 5
COSTA MESA – Orange County’s 120th year celebration at the Orange County Fairgrounds in this City will last until August 5 with the beat going on to fea- turing the premiere of a decade-by-decade look into the County’s favorite tradition. For the past 120 years, local artists, craftspeople, farmers, and youth have en- tered competitions at the Orange County Fair. This year’s summer spectacle themed “the Beat Goes On” perpetuates the an- ticipated happening for years to come and make “the spirit of competition alive and strong”. Two things are held aloft by the OC Fair: tradition and heritage.
Participating artists and exhibitors face the challenge “to embrace and apply new technologies in the work” thus ensuring the vitality, relevance and continuity of raising the bar of quality, standard and excellence in their works on display.
FACCOC’s green and health expo also a business opportunity day
SANTA ANA – AThe 2nd Annual Green and Health Expo of the Filipino American Chamber of Commerce of Orange County on August 26 at Sheraton Park Hotel at the Anaheim Resort is also an opportunity to develop business relationships. Organizers say that the event, which is open free to the public, provides a venue for networking, developing, and forging business connections.
The annual event which highlights conservation and green program aware- ness, provide update on health care and gas emission control, product and services expo will also be an occasion to present to the public the winners of Emerald Awards in the following categories:
Greenest Company in Orange County, Greenest City or Government Agency, and Company/City Government Agency with Greatest Procurement from Small Businesses. ■
Anaheim’s 4th Annual Health Fair: A public/private partnership for healthy living COMMUNITY
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TRIUMPH OVER CANCER: Pastor Tim de Fiesta (extreme right) led in the Thanksgiving Services at the Calvary Community Church in the City of Fullerton last Sunday after being declared cancer-free which he attributed to “prayers of the faithful and appropriate medical procedures”. The Pastor, shown left in his most recent birthday, heads the local church of at least 120 multi-ethnic congregants which was founded in an Anaheim garage more than 15 years ago.
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