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Free Online Course from the Greater Good Science Center

The Greater Good Science Center focuses on research surrounding Positive Psychology and other issues that lead to a flourishing and happy life. Every year they offer a free online course that covers the science and the practical applications that diminish stress and improve the quality of our lives. The course can be engaged in individually but is even more powerful … Continue Reading

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Being Mortal – PBS Program

You’re invited to a free screening and discussion of the PBS program “Being Mortal” on June 13th, 11:30-1:30pm at the JR Kernodle Senior Center ( 1535 S. Mebane Street, Burlington NC) or June 14th 6:00-7:30pm at Hospice and Palliative Care Center of Alamance-Caswell (914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, NC 27215). You will be part of a national dialog taking place … Continue Reading

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Free Skin Cancer Screening at ARMC

Skin Cancer Screening Monday, June 5 • 6-8 p.m. Cone Health Cancer Center at Alamance Regional Skin Cancer has a better than 98% cure rate if detected and treated early. All ages and races can get skin cancer making it a condition that needs greater awareness. This free skin screening is open to anyone who has not seen a Dermatologist … Continue Reading

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Elon University Health and Wellness Fair

This year’s Elon Community Wellness Fair will take place on May 2nd from 11-2pm in Koury Campus Recreation. We hope that you will joins us for a special event to help you discover the many ways in which Elon can help you focus on your personal and professional wellbeing. Come ready to participate and find new and exciting ways to … Continue Reading

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Get an energizing workout and challenge your brain with a fun-filled evening of square dancing. Try it FREE on Friday, April 21 from 8-10 pm at Binkley Baptist Church, 1712 Willow Drive, Chapel Hill! Learn a lot, laugh a lot! Make new friends! If you enjoy it, ten sessions (Fridays, 7:00-8:30pm April 28-June 30) cost just $40 per person! No … Continue Reading

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Benevolence Farm CSA

Join the Benevolence Farm CSA this fall and support formerly incarcerated women as they transition into our community. Benevolence Farm is an innovative social enterprise non-profit located in Graham, NC. Our mission is to provide women leaving prison with the opportunity to live and work on a farm where they grow food, nourish self, and foster community. Our CSA, or … Continue Reading

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Be Grateful All Year

Be Grateful All Year: Good For the Heart, Good For Your Health The holidays are a time of giving and thankfulness, something we keep in mind from November through the New Year. But what happens when the season ends? Well, keep thinking gratefully! As it turns out, science has proven that thankfulness is good for you no matter what the … Continue Reading

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First-Ever Cooks for Kids Benefits Needy School Children


First-ever Cooks for Kids benefits needy schoolchildren BY CHARITY APPLE TIMES-NEWS CAPPLE@THETIMESNEWS.COM Randy Orwig, senior pastor at Elon Community Church, is painfully aware of the fact there are children who go without proper nutrition when school’s out of session. Randy’s wife, Beverly, is a seventh-grade language arts teacher at Turrentine Middle School and she has seen firsthand how a few … Continue Reading

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A Healthy Teriyaki Sauce


Hello Friends, If you are seeking tasty sauces for quick meals and want to avoid high fructose corn syrup (HFCS), tons of sodium and suspect ingredients, I hear your pain. I have been seeking an alternative to my former favorite teriyaki sauce by Kikkoman. I have spent months trying different natural ingredient brands but they either taste weird, are not … Continue Reading

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Nutrition Class Series for Detox


Spring comes early in the Carolinas!  We are already blessed with daffodils peeping up to see if it’s time for blooming. Once the weather warms up it’s time for some Spring Cleansing, external and internal!  In Ayurvedic and Chinese medicines Spring is associated with the liver and the gall bladder; both of which work together as blood cleansers. They work … Continue Reading

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