The California University of Science and Medicine (CUSM) is joining forces with the Inland Empire Chamber of Commerce to present its second annual health fair, a community-focused event offering an array of free health screenings and resources.Set for September 22 from 4 to 7 p.m., the fair will take place in the outdoor courtyard of the CUSM campus at 1501 Violet St. in Colton. Residents can drop by without any prior registration, making it convenient to access a plethora of health services.The event will feature approximately 35 health-centric and community organizations, including renowned entities like Arrowhead Regional Medical Center and IEHP.Attendees can benefit from cholesterol checks, blood pressure measurements, diabetes information, women’s health education, behavioral health resources, pharmacy consultations, fitness club information, meal prep guidance, and more.For further details about the health fair, contact Cynthia Baker at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 909-966-4384.
Stater Bros. Charities and Believe Walk co-founders Annie Sellas and Cathy Stockon, along with Inland Women Fighting Cancer, presented a check for $200,000 to Loma Linda University Cancer Center on August 31. The funds were a portion of those raised at the 15th annual Believe Walk held in October 2022 and will help sustain patients’ access to essential wellness services at the Cancer Center. “We have partnered with Stater Bros. Charities and Inland Women Fighting Cancer since the first Believe Walk in 2008,” said Judy Chatigny, MSN, Cancer Center assistant vice president. “This year, we are proud to continue the long-standing partnership that enables our Cancer Center to uphold the delivery of excellent care for patients in the community.” Chatigny says the donation will continue to sustain the services provided by the Cancer Center’s Stater Bros Charities and Inland Women Fight Cancer Resource Center. Services include patient navigation services, valet parking, financial assistance programs, Stater Bros. grocery gift cards, transportation vouchers, wigs and beanies, skincare, support groups, massage chairs in the infusion area, as well as consultations with dietitians, social workers, a chaplain, pharmacists, or psychologists.
As the leaves begin to turn and the air grows crisp, Blink Fitness is heating things up with the return of its acclaimed initiative, “Women in the Weight Room.” Every Wednesday in September, the Rialto branch of the popular fitness chain is offering complimentary strength training sessions tailored specifically for women. Originally launched in March, the “Women in the Weight Room” sessions were met with such enthusiasm that Blink Fitness has decided to bring them back this Fall. This move not only underscores the gym’s commitment to promoting health and fitness but also its dedication to empowering its community. Open to all—from seasoned Blink Fitness members to fitness novices—the hour-long sessions, running from 7pm to 8pm, aim to demystify strength training. Participants will be educated on the proper techniques, ensuring they navigate gym equipment with confidence and ease. The September schedule promises a holistic strength training journey: Wednesday, September 13th: Push Day, targeting the Chest, Shoulders, and Triceps. Wednesday, September 20th: Core Day, honing in on the Abs. Wednesday, September 27th: Lower Body Day, spotlighting Legs + Glutes. Blink Fitness is excited to welcome both
The Inland Empire Disabilities Expo is back, and organizers say the event is going to be bigger and better than ever. Nearly 5,000 people of all ages are expected to attend the event on Saturday, Aug. 26, at the Ontario Convention Center, 2000 E. Convention Center Way, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Admission is free. Hosted by the Inland Empire Disabilities Collaborative, the expo looks to shine a spotlight on disability-related services available locally through demonstrations, one-on-one visits and entertainment. The expo is the first held since 2018 after the event was paused due to the pandemic. IEHP, Loma Linda Health PossAbilities and Molina Healthcare are co-sponsors. “We want the Inland Empire to see that we are strong when it comes to resources for seniors and people with disabilities,” explained Jannette Zito, a community health analyst for Inland Empire Health Plan’s Independent Living and Diversity Services department. “We are dreaming big as we look for exhibitions to show hands-on assistive technology, mobility devices, adaptive recreation and more.” With such high attendance expected, organizers encourage guests to register in advance at IEDisabilitiesExpo.org or call 909-291-8049.