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Healthy Lunch & Dinner Ideas

Fresh Mozzarella, Heirloom Tomato, and Basil Pizza
Not your everyday pizzeria pizza.

Shrimp, Asparagus & Tortellini in Lemon Dill Scampi
The recipe makes a nice light dinner for 4, or would be a great addition to a buffet, since the serving temperature is so flexible.

Vegan Macadamia Chocolate Bark
It's perfect if you have a craving for chocolate or you have unexpected guests turn up.

Local and National Health Headlines

Mindset needed to live with incurable disease
Having this outlook is a must when living with this condition.

Are you addicted to food?
It's not as cut and dry as sitting down and tearing through a bag of chips. It's unexpected behaviors that could suggest a problem.

Health Tips

4 Simple Steps To Get Great Posture
When it's not so good, we often feel more sluggish and weak, but when it's good, we feel great! We have lots of energy, and we're strong enough to do anything we want.

Love & Relationships

3 Ways To Get The Love You Deserve After A Breakup
There are three specific ways to make the healing journey easier and (even more importantly) that will help you emerge stronger, better, and clearer about who you are, what you desire, and how you can open yourself up again to the love you deserve.

Motivational Words

Success Is All You Need
Success is the only motivational factor that a boy with character needs. - Woody Hayes


What's Happening

Dino Swamp Trek at Alum Spring Park
Saturday, August 30, 10 a.m. 12:00 p.m. - Join paleontologist Jon Bachman as we explore sandstone cliffs which hold the record of 112-million-year-old swamps and stream channels. Pre-registration required. Location: Alum Spring Park. $10 Adult / $5 Children. Contact: Linda Bailey Email: lbailey@fredericksburgva.gov Phone: 540-372-1086

Race for the Gold
Saturday, September 6, 8 a.m., Bowling Green - 5k and Kid's Fun Run. Information and register: http://www.racetimingunlimited.org/R/RG/Info.aspx

Blues & BBQ Concert
Saturday, September 6, 3 p.m. A Fund raiser for the Walk to End Alzheimer's. Wilderness Community church, Plank Road. Call 540-370-0835

Living With Alzheimer's: Late Stage
Wednesday, September 17, 9:30 a.m. - This is for care partners of those with dementia.What you need to know: resources, questions and answers. To register call 540-370-0835 or email lori.myers@alz.org

Spotsylvania County Sheriff's Office Deputy Dean Ridings Memorial 5k Walk/Run (DRM5K)
Saturday, October 11, 8:30 AM. - Spotsylvania County Sheriff’s Office. Bring canned and boxed food items for food bank donations. Questions? Contact Shaun Jones at sjones@spotsylvania.va.us - 540.507.7107 or Anita Dean dean@specialolympicsva.org - 804.726.3023

Farmer's Markets

Fredericksburg Farmer's Market
The Fredericksburg Farmers Market is located at Hurkamp Park at the intersection of Prince Edward and George Streets, Monday through Saturday, 7:00 am - 2:00 pm.

Farmers Market at Stafford Hospital
Sundays through October, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. Outside the SH Medical Pavilion

Farmers Market at Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center
Looking for healthy eating alternatives this summer? We want to help, every Wednesday through September 3, 2014 we will be hosting the Farmers Market at Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center from 2 pm - 6 pm.

The Rt 639 Farmer's Market
Thursday Evenings through September 25th, 4 p.m. - 8 p.m. Located in the front parking lot of the former Ladysmith elementary School in Ladysmith.








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