Yakima Symphony Orchestra to play a back-to-school concert at Children’s Village

Yakima Symphony at Children’s Village Join us for a back to school concert! 4:00 pm Thursday, August 27 Children’s Village Community Room Yakima Symphony Conductor Lawrence Golan will perform a special mini-recital and visit with children, families, and community supporters of Children’s Village. School supplies will be collected and distributed during the event for Village Read more about Yakima Symphony Orchestra to play a back-to-school concert at Children’s Village[…]

When picky eating is more than just a phase

Aug. 11, 2015—Picky eating may often just be a temporary phase for kids, but according to new research, some children just don’t seem to change their eating habits. The findings suggest that kids who have what’s called selective eating might need a little more than coaching from their parents to help overcome dining difficulties. The Read more about When picky eating is more than just a phase[…]

Johnson Orchards and Yakima artists to raise funds for Children’s Village

On Saturday, August 29th local artists will set up shop among the trees at Johnson Orchards to raise money for Children’s Village. All donations and 20% of sales go to support programs and services for children with special healthcare needs in our community. Buy some art and support Children’s Village! When: Saturday, August 29, 2015, Read more about Johnson Orchards and Yakima artists to raise funds for Children’s Village[…]

Johnson Orchards and Yakima artists to raise funds for Children’s Village

On Saturday, August 29th local artists will set up shop among the trees at Johnson Orchards to raise money for Children’s Village. All donations and 20% of sales go to support programs and services for children with special healthcare needs in our community. Buy some art and support Children’s Village! When: Saturday, August 29, 2015, Read more about Johnson Orchards and Yakima artists to raise funds for Children’s Village[…]

10 things you should know about vaccines

Aug. 10, 2015—August is National Immunization Awareness Month—so it’s a good time to prepare for the return of school and flu season. Learn about what vaccines can do for you with these 10 facts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World Health Organization and other experts. 1. Vaccines can save your Read more about 10 things you should know about vaccines[…]

My experience at Kid’s Club

Parents share their inspiring stories “Eight-year-old David Miller couldn’t have been happier when he came to the summer kids club’s Kwik Lok Craft Day at Children’s Village on July 8. Having been in the kids club two years ago, David was glad to come back. At the craft day, he and the other children glued Read more about My experience at Kid’s Club[…]

Power of a simple thank you

The power of a simple thank you By Lisa Hagreen, Staff Development Specialist at Memorial Have you ever experienced so much gratitude that it humbled you? On Sunday, August 9th, Memorial partnered with Yakima Parks and Recreation to sponsor Outdoor Cinema Night at Chesterley Park. Memorial utilized this opportunity to offer Memorial Family of Services Read more about Power of a simple thank you[…]

Sugary drinks up diabetes risk regardless of weight

Aug. 8, 2015—Whether you’re overweight or not, drinking sugar-sweetened beverages—such as sodas and fruit-flavored drinks—may increase your risk for developing type 2 diabetes. The findings, from a study published in the BMJ, suggest that drinking just about a cup of these liquids each day may be dangerous to your health. About half of America indulges Read more about Sugary drinks up diabetes risk regardless of weight[…]

Why Organic?

Why Organic? Kim McCorquodale RD, CSO at North Star Lodge A recent meta-analysis of the benefits of organic produce has just been published in a reputable nutrition journal. Are you wondering what a meta-analysis is? A meta-analysis is when researchers evaluate many studies that are looking into the same topic to determine if a conclusion Read more about Why Organic?[…]