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Sun, 07/16/2017 - 8:00 AM | by Tiffany Kerrigan

Stay Sun Smart this Summer

By: McKenna Wilson, LRD Intern The summer brings some of the most beautiful days of the year. It’s a perfect time to take the day off, grill outside, and enjoy the sunshine with family and friends. Unfortunately, summer also brings harsh UV rays from the sun that burn our skin and put us at an […]

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 3:23 PM | by Jessica Hoover

Teddy Bears Donated to Children at Camp

By: Jessica Hoover When 13-year-old Emma Mann’s aunt was diagnosed with cancer four years ago, Emma just wanted to make her life a little easier. So she gave her aunt a Teddy bear from her closet decorated with peace signs. This was the first time of many that Emma donated bears to people in need. […]

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 8:00 AM | by Tiffany Kerrigan

Men’s Health Month

By: McKenna Wilson, LRD Intern As May comes to a close and June quickly approaches, we pin our blue ribbons to our shirts and turn our attention to men’s health. Studies have shown that men have a higher chance of dying from cancer compared to women. Let’s focus on some education surrounding a few of […]

Sun, 02/05/2017 - 8:00 AM | by Tiffany Kerrigan

Yummy Pesto Chicken Flatbreads!

By: Heather Tallman This month in our Door to Wellness class we focused on big flavor through a very simple preparation: a flatbread pizza. Pizza is not often thought of as something you should have more than once or twice a week, but with our calorie saving tips you can indulge AND use up those […]

Sun, 01/08/2017 - 8:00 AM | by Tiffany Kerrigan

Holiday Party Cooking Classes

In our December Door to Wellness class we focused on the tastes of the season: cranberries, sweet potatoes, apples and cider. Since our class fell on the same day as our holiday celebration we decided to have TWO classes! Two classes meant that we could teach twice as many people as normal and boy did […]

Sun, 12/04/2016 - 8:00 AM | by Tiffany Kerrigan

Southwest Turkey and Rice Casserole

At holiday time it helps to be creative with how you use leftovers to eliminate food waste. You can only have so many turkey sandwiches or turkey noodle casseroles. But casseroles are a great way to incorporate many ingredients and sneak in vegetables. The problem with many casserole recipes is that many are loaded with […]

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 3:30 PM | by Tiffany Kerrigan

Cigarette Taxes: What it Really Costs Us

By: Tina Jacob Earlier this year, the Indiana General Assembly passed House Bill 1001. This bill originally proposed increasing cigarette tax by $1 to help fund road repairs all across Indiana. Unfortunately, it passed without the $1 cigarette tax increase but within the next coming months you will start to see another push to increase cigarette […]

Sun, 11/06/2016 - 8:00 AM | by Tiffany Kerrigan

Lung Cancer Awareness Month

By: Tina Jacob November is Lung Cancer Awareness month. With a 5-year survival rate of 17%, lung cancer claims more lives than breast, prostate, and colon cancers combined. It is estimated that 1 in 14 men and 1 in 17 women will be diagnosed with lung cancer in their lifetime. The most obvious cause for […]

Wed, 10/26/2016 - 4:11 PM | by Pete Mackin

Rock Bottom Givebacks

Heading downtown to watch the game tonight? Stop by Rock Bottom Brewery’s Dine to Donate for great food, drinks and benefit Little Red Door! Our friends at Rock Bottom are donating 10% of your receipt tonight or tomorrow night to help raise funds for the medically underserved residents of central Indiana. In addition, a portion […]