Five Inspirational CHF Members Honored at ‘Spirit of Wellness’ Celebration
Saturday, April 1, 2017

Five Center for Health & Fitness (CHF) members were honored last month as part of the “Spirit of Wellness” celebration, put on annually by CHF and Beach Cities Health District (BCHD). CHF members who checked in 250 or 300 times in the past year were also inducted into the 250 and 300 club.

Meet the 2017 Honorees:

Carol Schiewe

Despite two forms of cancer and a rare degenerative brain disorder, Carol applies a positive, can-do attitude to daily life, including her grueling, five days a week fitness routine at CHF. Watch her video here.

Carmen Sellers 

At 82, Carmen is an archetype for healthy, active living. Not only is she an active volunteer with the City of Redondo Beach and BCHD, she also regularly cycles and exercises five to six days per week at CHF. Watch her video here.

Michael Thomas

Though doctor’s recommended surgery, Michael was determined to lose weight from his nearly 400-pound frame the right way through diet and exercise. Since joining CHF, he has lost more than 100 pounds. Watch his video here.

CHF Volunteer Honoree:

Howard Darvey 

Volunteer Howard Darvey goes above and beyond all of his duties. His dedication to health and his willingness to help others has earned him a reputation as a true health hero. Watch his video here.

Blue Zones Project Award Honoree:

Julian Katz

Julian has worked tirelessly as a community advocate for safer streets. He’s also become a key advocate for the Blue Zones Project, successfully advocating for people-friendly, living streets. Watch his video here.