BayCare Magnet Helps Save Woman's Life
It's not every day that a piece of mail helps save your life. But that's exactly what happened to Charlene Mixa last spring when the East Lake Woodlands resident received a BayCare magnet explaining heart attack signs and symptoms for men and women. (more)
New and Expanded Steinbrenner Children's Emergency/Trauma Center Opens
St. Joseph's Children's Hospital opened its new and expanded Steinbrenner Children's Emergency/Trauma Center on December 16, 2013. The hospital has the busiest children's emergency center in the region, and the larger, advanced facility will increase the community's access to the highest levels of pediatric emergency care in the area.(more)
St. Anthony's Meek & Mighty Triathlon Turns 20
The St. Anthony’s Meek & Mighty Triathlon will mark its 20th anniversary on Saturday, April 26 along the beautiful St. Petersburg waterfront. With the goal of encouraging a healthy lifestyle for family members of all ages, the Meek & Mighty Triathlon features abbreviated swim, bike and run distances ideal for youth and novice adults.
For youth ages 7-10, the race will consist of a 100-yard pool swim, 3.6-mile bike ride, and a ½ mile run. Participants ages 11 and up will swim 200 yards, bike 5.4 miles and finish with a 1-mile run.
This year, the top 15 youth athletes in each age division will qualify for the 2014 Hy-Vee Kids Triathlon Championship scheduled for August in Iowa.
Learn more and register for the 2014 Meek & Mighty Triathlon