American Heart Association

Red dress dash - volunteering and learning about heart health

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February 3rd was a chance to help out my daughter Carrie who works for the American Heart Association AHA.  After just writing about heart failure for Senior News & Times and Farm World I am more aware of the dangers of cardiac issues so I was glad to help out. The event was held at […]

Big Idaho Potato Truck tour

When my daughter who works for the American Heart Association called me up and asked me if I would like to go to Champaign to cover the Big Idaho Potato Truck for Farm World, I couldn’t imagine what I would see. In my wildest imagination I never pictured the semi trailer with a potato in […]

Corny the mascot at the Corn Crib stadium greets visitors

What is more American than corn and baseball? In central Illinois both are king, with this baseball stadium located in Bloomington/Normal is right in the heart of the corn belt. This location makes the name of the team that plays there, the Normal Corn Belters just right. I visited the stadium this past weekend to […]