Velvete Womack, our wellness commentator, reflects on an article touting the benefits of socialization, or interacting freely with other people, to our well-being and health. Velvete is the owner of Balanced Newtrition in Rockwall.
Blacklands Cafe. Velvete Womack, our wellness commentator, is the guest. KETR, John Mark Dempsey.
Amy Welch and Debbie Patterson, representing the Commerce Community Action Program, or C-CAP, discuss the "We Care Fair," from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday on "the lawn" across from City Hall. Thirty-five service agencies will be there to explain what they do, recruit volunteers and interact with each other. Children's activities, free hot dogs and live music will be part of the event.
Hunt County Master Gardener Wayne Bowman says the organization is inviting new members to participate in a training program this fall from September 4-November 6. Prospective Master Gardeners must apply by Thursday, June 13. Wayne also discusses the benefits of using rain barrels. He says the captured rain water is great for watering plants, and
Dr. LaVelle Hendricks, associate professor of counseling at Texas A&M-Commerce, recently led a group of students on a trip to Mexico in which they learned about how the country treats and punishes those who violate its drug laws. And Dr. Hendricks also will lead students on his regular tour of the historical sites from the civil-rights movement in the South during the 1960s.
Commerce Mayor Pro-Tem Gene Lockhart says leaders of the city of Commerce, the Commerce ISD and Texas A&M University-Commerce will gather at 6 p.m., Tuesday, June 4 for a "State of the City" event at City Hall. The status of various on-going programs will be presented. Also, Gene says the City Council is planning for a street assessment program that will ascertain the needs of the city's streets.