As the COVID-19 vaccine continues to roll out, the demand for it is surpassed the supply at both the local and state levels.
Risks Of A Sedentary Lifestyle
Dr. James Churilla, professor at UNF and director of the university's Exercise Science and Chronic Disease Graduate Program, discussed the risks of a sedentary lifestyle - and how too much sitting can be just as deadly as smoking. He also offered tips from his research, on leading a healthier lifestyle.
'Be The Change'
TIAA Bank has announced a new “Be the Change” scholarship program high school seniors. Each of the three winners chosen will receive $5,000. To apply, participants must submit an essay on the themes of Understanding, Dialogue, Leadership, and Action. Jessica Scott of TIAA Bank joined us with more information.
What’s Good Wednesdays
This week we shared good news from:
- A Jacksonville high school senior, Hallie Knight, won a contest organized by the Academy of American Poets with her inaugural poem titled, “To Rebuild”.
- Andrew Jackson High School’s Air Force JROTC Flying Lady Tigers are performing in this year’s virtual Presidential Inaugural Parade Across America. The all-female drill team is representing the city of Jacksonville and the state of Florida.
- Local Italian restaurant Prati Italia is celebrating its one year anniversary this week with specials and discounts.
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