Friday, February 8, 2013
A number of programs will be offered for patrons of all ages and interests at the Glen Ellyn Public Library.
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Friday, February 8
If you have the winter blahs, and who doesn’t about this time of year, the Glen Ellyn Public Library is ready to give you a break with one day packed with fun activities. The library is hosting a Super Tuesday event, which will feature six programs for library goers of all ages. Events begin in the morning and continue into the evening. Programs offered on Super Tuesday include: Free One-on-One Career Counseling for Adults (9:30am—noon) Register for a free 30-minute session with a JVS career counselor who will review your resume and discuss the current job market. Drop-in Storytimes for Kids (1—1:30 p.m. and 7—7:30 p.m.) Children of all ages are welcome to drop in for these special storytime sessions. President’s Day Book Party for Kids of…
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Cathy Leman is the owner of NutriFit, which provides nutrition counseling and fitness training, in downtown Glen Ellyn.
When new clients contact Cathy Leman, they often tell her they need a new or different diet, but she knows that what’s eating people is often what is affecting their diet and overall health. Leman, a Glen Ellyn resident, is the owner of NutriFit, located in downtown Glen Ellyn. She is a registered dietician and nutritionist. NutriFit offers clients, whether individuals or corporate clients, an integrative mix of services from nutrition therapy to weight management services, personal training to small group mind-body classes like yoga. While her new clients may think they need a new diet, Leman works with them in an intuitive process that helps them become more mindful about what they are eating and why. As a nutrition therapist Leman …
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Parents, Patch wants to hear from you on the questions that get families talking.
Welcome to "Hey, Mom and Dad"—a weekly feature in which we ask our Facebook fans to share their views on parenting. Every week, we get the conversation started by taking a look back at a question we asked parents the week before on Patch Facebook pages from around the area. Many families have resolved to try to eat better in the new year. However, this can often be easier said than done, with picky kids prone to pushing vegetables around on their plate and each dinner turning into a battle of willpower between you and your child. That brings us to this week's question. Take a look at what people had to say and join the conversation in the comments section. Dennis Wholey: Eliminate the normal goodies at home and buy only the good items you …
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
In honor of Fruits and Veggies—More Matters Month we share recipes, tips for eating healthier and more.
Seems no month goes by without it being named for some special event or program. September is no different. The month, best known for Labor Day, doesn’t get to sit around and be lazy. Not this month. Not only is SeptemberNational Preparedness Month, it is also “Fruit and Veggies—More Matters Month.” The Fruit and Veggies—More Matters Month is a public health initiative that was started to encourage Americans to eat more fruits and vegetables, whether they are fresh, frozen, canned, dried and 100 percent juice, according to the organization. The campaign was created by the Produce for Better Health Foundation in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In observance of the month, the DuPage County Health Department …