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Spotlight On Business: Better Bodies Fitness

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Chuckie Miller, Owner of Better Bodies Fitness EverythingLongBeach recently spoke with Chuckie Miller, Owner and Performance Specialist of Better Bodies Fitness Long Beach, via email. They talked about inspirations, challenges and what’s it’s like having a business in Bixby Knolls.

Pediatric Rehabilitation Patients Enjoy Special Scuba Diving Opportunity

Miller Children’s pediatric rehabilitation patient, Noah, takes a deep breath from a respirator, above water, to get the hang of how to breathe with the device before taking a plunge.

Miller Children’s pediatric rehabilitation patient, Noah, takes a deep breath from a respirator, above water, to get the hang of how to breathe with the device before taking a plunge. On Saturday, Aug. 16, past and present pediatric rehabilitation patients from Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach were invited to the hospital’s indoor rehabilitation pool for a special scuba diving event.

Annual Scrabble Scramble Tournament Benefiting Rising TIDE at Marguerite Kiefer Education Center, Sept. 12

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Calling all wordsmiths and Scrabble enthusiasts between the ages of 13 and 90+! The 6th annual Scrabble Scramble Tournament is about to take place! Don’t miss a ‘fantabulous’ evening of 50’s musical entertainment, tasty burgers & shakes, a silent auction, an opportunity drawing, and a friendly Scrabble competition!

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The Helpful Honda Guys in Blue are bringing their Random Acts of Helpfulness to local schools.

The Helpful Honda Guys in Blue are bringing their Random Acts of Helpfulness to local schools. Making sure kids start the school year off with the necessary supplies is just another way the Guys in blue are helping out in the community.

Winners of The Long Beach Great Sand Sculpture Contest Announced

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On August 16-17, Rotaract Long Beach hosted the 82nd Annual Great Sand Sculpture Contest, a free, two-day community festival featuring amateur and professional sand sculpting, arts and crafts, live music and charity fundraising.

Work to Begin on Artesia Boulevard Street Improvement Project

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The City of Long Beach will soon begin work on a street improvement project on Artesia Boulevard from Butler Avenue to the western city boundary. The majority of this project is in the City of Long Beach, but some work will be in the City of Compton near the border with both cities to facilitate pavement rehabilitation work and minimize public inconvenience.

Former Patients Come Together for NICU and Pediatric Heart Surgery Reunion

A NICU Reunion graduate enjoys the beach balls and her new favorite teddy bear at the 7th Annual NICU Reunion.

A NICU Reunion graduate enjoys the beach balls and her new favorite teddy bear at the 7th Annual NICU Reunion. Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach hosted its 7th Annual NICU Reunion and 2nd Annual Pediatric Heart Surgery Reunion to bring together former patients, their families and the care teams who helped them recover during their hospital stay, for a day of fun and celebration.

Shops at City Place Long Beach Help Parents and Students Gear Up For Back to School With Shopping Specials

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City Place Long Beach offers families and students back-to-school deals on top items at the more than 37 retail, specialty, entertainment and dining options ranging from apparel and shoes to supplies and electronics, among others.

Mayor Garcia, Councilman Andrews and Others Give Students 1,200 Backpacks Loaded With School Supplies

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Mayor Robert Garcia and Sixth District Councilman Dee Andrews, along with the local nonprofits What’s Next Now.Org and New Life Beginnings, gave away 1,200 backpacks filled with school supplies at the 6th District Back to School Fair, this past Saturday, August 9th, at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School.

Enjoy Summer Nights and Good Music During The Aquarium of the Pacific’s Summer Concert Series

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Scott Martin The Aquarium of the Pacific’s Rooftop Veranda will serve as the setting for a Summer Concert Series. Wednesdays through September 10, the Aquarium in conjunction with Kirschner Creative Artists, will present a selection of musical acts to benefit the Aquarium’s educational programs and animal care.

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