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May 27, 2004
The Student Council at Mountain Avenue Elementary School in La Crescenta sponsored a "Jump Rope For Heart" event in association with the American Heart Association on May 13. More than 600 students participated by funding sponsors, then jumping rope for about 20 minutes. Some jumped individually, some jumped with a partner, while others opted for joining in with a long rope being turned by other students. The Student Council provided water bottles to each participant, and each member chose one student to participate in a jump rope competition.
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By Mary O’Keefe | April 2, 2009
Palm Crest Elementary students jumped into exercise on Tuesday with the Jump Rope For Heart program. For about ten years the school has participated in the fundraiser event that is sponsored through the American Heart Association. Students move through about 11 stations of exercise as they limbo, jump rope individually and as a group and jump through hula-hoops. ?We are celebrating our 30th year with this program,? said Alex Wade, director of the youth market at American Heart Association.
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December 22, 2005
Verdugo Hills Hospital successfully completed a rigorous site review and course monitoring evaluation by the American Heart Association to continue as the only designated CPR training site in the area. The local hospital scored 100 percent on the course evaluation and 98 percent on site review. As an official training site, all CPR courses taught at Verdugo Hills Hospital use the curriculum of and are endorsed by the American Heart Association. A variety of CPR courses for community members as well as professional healthcare providers and hospital employees are offered at Verdugo Hills Hospital.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 17, 2006
Babysitter Class ? Sat., Aug. 26 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Boys and girls aged 11 to 15 can learn how to be better babysitters these summer holidays at Verdugo Hills. A qualified instructor will provide practical lessons on CPR and basic First Aid, accident prevention, poison control, and the benefits of earthquake and fire plans. All participants will receive recognition from the American Heart Association and a course completion certificate. The class costs $35. Cold drinks are provided but youngsters are advised to bring along their own bag lunch.
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May 11, 2006
Breastfeeding Support Group meets every Friday from 10 a.m. to noon. Certified lactation consultant is available to offer advice and support. No registration required. Babies in arms are welcomed. Free. For more information, call 952-2272. Babysitting class for boys and girls (ages 11-15) offered one Saturday each month from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Skills covered include infant/child CPR, basic first aid, home/auto safety, accident prevention, telephone skills, safety tips, when to call 911, poison control, fire/earthquake plans and other helpful childcare tips.
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February 15, 2012
If students jumping rope at Palm Crest Elementary School on Friday appear to have a little extra spring in their feet, it might have been because they were there for a cause. They took to the playground during physical education class, ropes in hand, to participate in Jump Rope for Heart, a national education and fundraising program designed to promote physical activity, heart healthy living and community service. Launched in the late 1970s, Jump Rope for Heart is a collaboration between the American Heart Association and the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.
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April 21, 2005
Harvey L. Price, chief Boy Scout executive from 1976-79, a professional Boy Scout leader for more than 40 years and executive officer in the Fletcher ones and Weingart foundations for 20 years, died on March 26, 2005. Born October 5, 1914 in Fort Wayne, Ind., he had been a resident of La Cañada Flintridge for 33 years and during that time had been active in the La Cañada United Methodist Church and on the board of Descanso Gardens. Harvey was preceded in death by his wife, Harriet Swisher Price.
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By Charles Cooper | November 30, 2006
Local students had mixed results in the latest round of testing for physical fitness in California schools. Testing was conducted for fifth, seventh and ninth graders in six areas, including, aerobic capacity, body composition, abdominal strength, trunk extension strength, upper body strength and flexibility. In La Cañada, 44.4 percent for fifth graders met minimum goals, 19.9 percent of seventh graders and 28 percent in ninth grade. Across the state, 25.6 percent of the students in grade five met minimum goals, 29.6 percent in grade seven, and 27.4 percent in grade nine achieved the fitness standards for all six test areas.
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April 22, 2004
Longtime La Cañada resident A.J. "Sandy" Evangelista, 73, died Thursday, April 15, of pulmonary arrest following a five-month battle with cancer. He will be greatly missed by his loving family and his many friends and colleagues. Sandy was born in Hartford, Conn. and raised in New York. After spending two years in the armed forces, he settled in Southern California, where he called La Cañada his home for the past 30 years. This man will always be remembered for the passion with which he lived his life.
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By Mary O’Keefe | April 2, 2009
Palm Crest Elementary students jumped into exercise on Tuesday with the Jump Rope For Heart program. For about ten years the school has participated in the fundraiser event that is sponsored through the American Heart Association. Students move through about 11 stations of exercise as they limbo, jump rope individually and as a group and jump through hula-hoops. ?We are celebrating our 30th year with this program,? said Alex Wade, director of the youth market at American Heart Association.
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May 27, 2004
The Student Council at Mountain Avenue Elementary School in La Crescenta sponsored a "Jump Rope For Heart" event in association with the American Heart Association on May 13. More than 600 students participated by funding sponsors, then jumping rope for about 20 minutes. Some jumped individually, some jumped with a partner, while others opted for joining in with a long rope being turned by other students. The Student Council provided water bottles to each participant, and each member chose one student to participate in a jump rope competition.
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