Monthly Archives: March 2018

Doughnut Dash 5K

The 3rd Annual Doughnut Dash 5K was a major success this past Saturday! Thank you to everyone who came out to support the MLK Health Center & Pharmacy and Riverbend Rotary. We saw old friends and new faces. Some brought the whole family and many brought along a friend.                  We spiced things up this year by hosting a post-race carnival complete with face painting, games, and grand prizes.  We can’t wait for next year! Check...

National Strawberry Day (Yum-O)

February 27th is National Strawberry Day. To honor this yummy occasion, we teamed up with the LSU Ag Center to prepare healthy-ish strawberry pancakes for our patients. See their recipe below! Ingredients: 2 eggs 2 tablespoons of sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup vanilla yogurt 2 teaspoons baking powder 4 tablespoons melted butter 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup old fashioned oats 1 cup strawberries, chopped Mini chocolate chips (optional) Instructions: Stir baking powder into the yogurt. Add the eggs, sugar, vanilla, and melted butter. Mix with a whisk. Add the flour and...

The After Party You Don’t Want to Miss

River Bend Rotary is spicing things up this year! The 5K race is now just the beginning… After you cross the finish line River Bend Rotary has a host of games, competitions, and raffles waiting for you. Raffles include a Yeti Cooler among other things.* This could be the best $5 you’ve ever spent! Post-Race Games & Competitions include:  1st Annual River Bend Rotary Cornhole Tournament Zoomba Beer Pong Toss Wine Pull Family – friendly Bimini ring toss Family – friendly doughnut hole guessing game (you...

[WATCH] Must see PSA

Rewriting the narrative around Heart Disease #GoRedForWomen Heart Disease is the #1 Killer of Women (and Men) Our team joined 500 other community members for the Go Red for Women Luncheon in honor of National Heart Month. Led by the American Heart Association, we talked about the silent killer in the room. Did you know a woman dies from heart disease every 80 seconds, according to the American Heart Association? Did you know roughly 80% of those cases were preventable? It’s time to change...