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Cooking Demos

Posted on Oct 9, 2017

We hope you can make it for these exciting food experts making healthy food options and showing you how!  The food demos begin at 1230pm at the Culinary Pavilion!  Thanks to Heidi and the Rullans for helping us show you how to eat healthier!  Learn about them below! Cooking Demonstrator Bios Heidi Sarmiento Wilson, MS MPH Heidi has been a fitness professional for over 25 years and currently is a member of the Health, Nutrition, and Exercise Science faculty at San Diego State University, Mesa College, Cuyamaca College, and Kearny High School.  She holds 2 Masters Degrees from SDSU; one in Public Health (MPH) and one in Nutritional Sciences (MS). She teaches the following...

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Updated Workshop Schedule

Posted on Oct 9, 2017

Here is the UPDATED workshop speaker schedule for this Saturday’s Vim & Vigor event in Memorial Park! 10:30am – 11:00am – Environmental Wellness – Dr. Mina Lovrich-Kerr, Ret Environmental Chair SD County Env Hlt Servs This inspires us to live a lifestyle that is respectful of our surroundings. It includes trying to live in harmony with the Earth by understanding the impact of your interaction with nature and your personal environment, and taking action to protect the world around you.   11:00am – 12:00pm – Physical Wellness – Breast Cancer – Joanne Thomasen, Health Educator, Every Woman Counts SD/Imperial...

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Our Event Poster for 2017!

Posted on Sep 28, 2017

Our event is coming in just over two weeks!  Be on the look out for this poster in the area around Memorial...

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Entertainment Schedule!

Posted on Sep 28, 2017

Our entertainment schedule is below!  We are happy to present a mix of health oriented and cultural performances throughout the day! TIME PERFORMER 10:00 AM    KMF CrossFit 10:30 AM U-Jam Fitness San Diego 11:00 AM Samahan Filipino American Performing Arts & Ed Center 11:30 AM Capoeira Brasil 12:00 PM WELCOME CEREMONY 12:30 PM La Fiesta Danzantes de San Diego 1:15 PM San Diego Falun Dafa Association 2:00 PM Ballet Folklorico El Tapatio & De San Dieguito 2:30 PM CypherSt8 3:00 PM Arc One SD 3:30 PM Johnny Cometa 4:00 PM Latin Percussion...

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Thanks to our new SILVER Sponsor – Operation Samahan!

Posted on Sep 26, 2017

Thanks to Operation Samahan for returning as a sponsor to the 2017 Vim & Vigor event! Operation Samahan, Inc., was founded in 1973, when a group of volunteer doctors and nurses met in a barber shop in downtown San Diego. Frustrated by the lack of culturally and linguistically competent health services available to their own family members and communities, they began seeing providing primary care to Filipino and Latino patients, providing primary and preventive health care. The demand for services rapidly grew, and the group realized this effort would take more organization, full time staff, and a space of their own. Operation Samahan (a Filipino word for “working...

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