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Man Up for Health Summit

Man Up for Health Summit

Web site: http://manupforhealth.eventbrite.com/

A Summit for Boys & Men that encourages healthy lifestyles and healthy choices in diet, sexual relationships,
drug use and exercise. The Healthy Jacksonville Men’s Health Coalition, Inc, will present a program that recognizes the health disparities of men and boys as they mature.

Wolfson Children’s Hospital Ranks among the Best Children’s Hospitals in the Nation

 

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Wolfson Children’s Hospital has been ranked in six out of 10 categories in this year’s U.S. News Media Group’s Best Children’s Hospitals rankings. The six categories include eight pediatric medical and surgical subspecialities. This year’s rankings are double the number of categories the hospital ranked in last year. Wolfson Children’s Hospital first earned designation in 2007.

JaxParks Summer Camp openings

 

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – JaxParks summer camps have openings available on a first-come, first-served basis for kids ages 4 through 17 with emphasis on enrichment activities, sports and aquatics.

JUNE 2012: MOSH Calendar of Events

JUNE 2012: MOSH Calendar of Events

June 1 – Cosmic Concert – Experience total-sensory entertainment as laser lights, high-def images and digital sound collide to create a Cosmic Concert! Laser Beach Boys at 7 p.m., Laser Pink Floyd: Wish You Were Here at 8 p.m., Laser Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon at 9 p.m. and Laser Pink Floyd: The Best of “The Wall” at 10 p.m. Tickets are available at www.moshplanetarium.org or at the door. Tickets are $5 per person per show; laser glasses cost $1.

May 24th Teacher Town Hall on WJCT

May 24th Teacher Town Hall on WJCT

The recorded Teacher Town Hall will be shown tonight on WJCT Public Broadcasting at 9pm http://wjct.org/americangraduate/

Free swimming lessons offered to Duval County children

 

Jacksonville, Fla. – Free swim lessons offered for children are available again this year for families who qualify based on financial need. 

Mia Jones; Teen Dating Violence

Mia Jones; Teen Dating Violence

Mia Jones; Teen Dating Violence

Teen Dating and Violence Summit
http://nefhealthystart.org/rep-mia-jones-holding-teen-dating-violence-su...

This is a longer than normal blog, but the subject is very important and a Life and Death issue. The Prom season and summer months there is increased dating by teens. Parents should be talking to their teens about Dating Safety both young men and women. Women particularly because of the increased violence and deaths of young women in our community.