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Denise VanBuren to chair 2019 Go Red for Women Luncheon

Denise Doring VanBuren will chair the Dutchess-Ulster Go Red For Women Luncheon, set for Friday, Nov. 8, at the Grandview in Poughkeepsie. VanBuren served as Chair in 2013 and has supported the event over the years through the BetterU Challenge, sponsored by Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation. “I am deeply committed to the Heart

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The Struggle is Real

BetterU participant and single-mom Melrose Lewis is striving to make healthy choices instead of defaulting to emotional eating and lack of exercise during stressful times.  This has been a very stressful week for me. These past few weeks I have endured some difficult times. My car was totaled in a car accident and I had

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That’s Sparkle, not Sweat!

2019 Dutchess-Ulster BetterU participant Jennifer Gardiner has mastered meal prep and going to the gym as she gets started with the program!  That’s Sparkle ❇ Not Sweat 💦 I had a personal trainer appointment for the very first time ever! My trainer was DQ and he was great! Not only did he kick my butt and I was sore

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Ready to Rock the 10th annivesary of BetterU!

Lynne Versaci shared her thoughts as the first week of the BetterU came to a close. Way to go, Lynne! As this first week comes to a close, I can breathe a little easier and I’m not as anxious when it comes to me thinking about my weight. I’ve learned that with moving a little

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Ana Rodriguez’ first week of the BetterU!

Ana Rodriguez, part of the 2019 Dutchess Ulster BetterU class, shared her enthusiasm of being in the BetterU! Here are her words – What an “AWESOME” 1st week I have had😁 From the kickoff on August 16, to my 2nd personal training session with Kristen at Gold’s Gym on Aug. 22 to a Zumba Class

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Anti-Vaping Contest Winners Announced

Montefiore Hudson Valley Collaborative (MVHC) hosted a celebratory event culminating their Vaping Prevention Contest to help teens from the Bronx, Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster and Westchester counties learn the truth about vaping and raise awareness among their peers, parents and policy makers through creative and compelling Public Service Announcements. The concept for the

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Orange County Sheriff Deputy Receives Hero Award for Saving Life with CPR

National CPR & AED Awareness Week is June 1–7 The American Heart Association presented Orange County Sheriff Deputy Andrew Eberhardt with their HeartSaver Hero Award for using his CPR skills to help a man when he suddenly collapsed from cardiac arrest. The award was presented Thursday, June 6th at the Orange County Government Center. “We

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Women Encouraged to Apply for 10th Anniversary BetterU Challenge 

The American Heart Association invites local women to apply for the 10th Anniversary BetterU Challenge, sponsored by Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation. The 12-week program, starting August 9th, is designed to improve cardiovascular health through simple lifestyle changes and prevent heart disease—women’s number one killer. The program is part of the Go Red for