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Legs for Life

LEGS FOR LIFE HOT LEGS ’12 Saturday, October 13 Registration…………………… 7:45 – 8:30 a.m. Hot Legs Contest………………………8:30 a.m. 5K Race………………………………………… 9 a.m. Fun Run/Walk …………………………..9:05 a.m. Proceeds from this event will be used to support Alamance Regional Charitable Foundation’s Legs for Life Wellness Fund. This fund will specifically benefit patients of Alamance Regional who need access to diabetes education and … Continue Reading

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How Far Does Your Food Travel before You Eat It?

 How Do You Like Your Eggs? Ever wonder how many miles your food travels before it makes its way into your home? Check out this fun video that shows the surprisingly long journey a carton of eggs must take to get to your local grocery store!

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Elon Community Church Farmers Market

Location Corner of Williamson Ave & Haggard Ave Elon, NC 27244 [ get directions ] When and Where   (April-October) Thursdays 3:30pm – 6:30pm Located on the lawn of Elon Community Church across from Elon University Elon Community Church Farmers market is a congregation supported farmers market. The market offers a friendly atmosphere with local farmers and personal attention to customers. … Continue Reading

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Understanding Skin Cancer

Skin Cancer: Symptoms, Treatment & Prevention       Tuesday, May 1 Noon – 1 p.m. Grand Oaks Center, Alamance Regional Campus Speaker: Arin Isenstein, MD, Alamance Dermatology Click here for more information  May 2012 Events at Alamance Regional To register, call (336) 586-4000 or visit A light lunch will be served. The program is free.

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Piedmont Farm Tour April 28-29

Piemont Farm Tour April 28th and 29th marks the 17th annual Piedmont Farm Tour, sponsored by the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association and Weaver Street Market. Stop by the store to buy your button for the event. $25 before the day of the tour, $30 the day of. The button is the ticket for your entire carload. There are 40 farms … Continue Reading

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Pink & Fierce

Women’s Self Defense Seminar Saturday, April 28, 2012 2pm – 5pm LEARN TO FIGHT BACK Krav Maga Instructors- Shannon Marshall Castro (Black Belt) & Holly Wilde (Brown Belt) Learn KRAV MAGA techniques to defend against common chokes, grabs, bear hugs and attacks from the ground. Practice combatives, awareness and using your voice. Only $29 early registration to April 14th CALL … Continue Reading

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Dr. Oz Skinny Muffins

Dr. Oz: Skinny Muffins Jorge’s Skinny Muffin; Traditional energy bars are often packed with sugar, which can cause a spike and a subsequent crash. These Jorge Cruise’s Diet muffins are designed to provide sustainable energy that lasts through lunch, thanks to coconut oil, a healthy fat that’s good for your brain, fiber-rich flaxseed and egg protein. Jorge’s Skinny Muffins Ingredients … Continue Reading

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Printable coupon links for whole grain products

Here are some great deals and printable coupon links for whole grain products that are not only good for you, but are good for your wallet as well. Some are even gluten-free products. Don’t forget to share-share-share these great tips with others. 1. Aldi grocery store has a 3lb bag of yellow onions, for only $0.79. Durham, NC just opened … Continue Reading

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Build Your Antioxidant Power

We are under constant assault from free radicals which attack healthy cells and turn them into free radicals, too. They’re the first “aging accelerators” we discovered. They cause inflammation and breakdown of healthy tissue. The solution to reversing this aging effect in your body is antioxidants. They break the chain of damage caused by free radicals and restore youth and health to your … Continue Reading

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