by Eric Garner, BCHD Senior Communications Specialist

Carol Schiewe refuses to let anything strip away her joy for life. And by anything the 57-year-old member of BCHD’s Center for Health & Fitness (CHF) means anything.

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Patricia Hernandez, a senior at Redondo Union High School, has been volunteering with Beach Cities Health District’s AdventurePlex for more than a year now - assisting kids, families, volunteers and staff. As a new resident of Redondo Beach, Patricia...

It’s rare that a simple purchase has a long-lasting impact on your life. But for Hermosa Beach resident Julian Katz, purchasing a bicycle 27 years ago sent him pedaling down a path that eventually landed him the well-earned nickname of “Cycling King...

Toshi Takehara has been gardening his entire life. From trimming bonsai trees with his stepfather in Japan to helping with his grandfather's gardening business during college, Toshi has developed a strong love for nurturing healthy plants. After...

A defining factor of a Blue Zones Community is the longevity of its residents. At a vibrant 90 years old, Redondo Beach resident Pat Dreizler is a prime example of what it means to live longer, better. She has been a pioneer and leader of many of the...

Jean-Ellison Shanon, 62, began her fitness journey shortly after retiring from Cedar Sinai in October of 2015 – and the first order of business for the newly retired Center for Health & Fitness (CHF) member was to lose 30 pounds of stress weight...

If you visit Beach Cities Health District (BCHD) on Mondays between 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., you'll be greeted by Barbara Burgess, Del Amo Front Desk Assistant. When she is not welcoming visitors, Barbara is occupied with answering phones, working on the...

AdventurePlex honored their summer volunteers on August 23rd with an Appreciation Luncheon celebrating their commitment and accomplishments. Volunteers shared that they enjoyed making new friends while gaining valuable experience through teamwork and...

On August 24th, Volunteer Services hosted several organizations that volunteered their employee’s time to complete service projects at our nine LiveWell Kids gardens located at Redondo Beach and Hermosa Beach elementary schools. This was a great...

Jessica Rodriguez started as a Human Resources intern at Beach Cities Health District (BCHD) while she completed her B.S. in Business Administration with an option in Human Resources Management at California State Long Beach. During her internship,...

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