Last week Freggies, a local organic produce delivery company based out of Burien, announced on Burien Daily that they would be taking a loss to help promote healthy eating in Burien by selling their large boxes of produce for $24 to residents of Burien.
Burienites who want to participate can sign up for either weekly or biweekly produce pickups by calling Freggies at 206.792.7326. Then on the designated week, those who sign up can pick up their box between 4:30pm and 6:30pm at the Freggies warehouse in the SW 152nd Alley behind HomeTask, Collins Chiropractic and King Wha. Each box costs only $24 and if a person who purchased a box fails to pick it up that day, the now abandoned produce will be donated to the Highline Area Food Bank. Outside of Burien, Freggies sells the same box for for $40. (more…)
Dr. Aaron Collins and his team at Collins Chiropractic have been long time supporters of community and healthy living in Burien and are known throughout the region for offering comprehensive chiropractic care that focuses not just on back pain but complete wellness.
This September, The Masters Circle, an international group made up of healthcare professionals, announced that Collins is their 2012 chiropractor of the year.
Dr. Bob Hoffman, The Masters Circle President, had this to say about Dr. Collins winning the award : (more…)
Public Health – Seattle & King County is pleased to announce that, together with Seattle Children’s Hospital and the Healthy King County Coalition (HKCC), on September 25th 2012 we jointly received a two-year, $3.6 million grant from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). With these monies, we will work collaboratively with youth, families and communities in south Seattle and south King County on policy and system change for obesity prevention and tobacco control, particularly among youth. (more…)
A medical van now visits Transform Burien’s program on two Wednesdays a month – the first and third.
The medical program offers:
* Screening for diabetes and high blood pressure
* Connections to other services such as 1) dental, 2) food, 3) shelter or housing, 4) domestic violence
* Help with DSHS and other benefit applications
* Mental health care
* Establishing a regular medical provider (more…)