The Soroptimist Meet is a Pacific Swimming Short Course C/B/A+ Meet. It is a large meet hosting over 20 teams from around the Redwood Empire and the North Bay Area. 359 swimmers participated in this year's meet, from elementary-school age up to high school.
Sugary beverages are the largest single source of calories in the American diet. Greater sugary beverage consumption is associated with weight gain, obesity and diabetes. The average person in the U.S. drank 45 gallons of sugary beverages in 2009. In Mendocino County 55.7% of
adults and adolescents and 42.7% of 5th, 7th and 9th graders are overweight or obese.
Increased access to more healthful beverages is important for reducing sugary beverage consumption and decreasing the prevalence of chronic diseases in Mendocino County. Therefore, Mendocino County Public Health Prevention and Planning hosted the Infused Water Contest to promote the healthiest and most beneficial beverage available - WATER.
The Local Business Expo provided an opportunity to share how SI Ukiah makes a difference and ito nvite others to join.
Greater Ukiah Chamber of Commerce Board Members and Interim Director Mary Buckley.
Soroptimist International of Ukiah Members Lucille, Tami and Rebecca