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Vim & Vigor GOLD Sponsor – Comerica!

Posted by on September 26, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Vim & Vigor GOLD Sponsor – Comerica!

Thanks to Comerica Bank for returning as a sponsor to the 2017 Vim & Vigor event! Comerica Incorporated is a financial services company headquartered in Dallas, Texas, strategically aligned into three major business segments: the Business Bank, the Retail Bank, and Wealth...

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Vim & Vigor SILVER Sponsor – Operation Samahan!

Posted by on September 26, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Vim & Vigor SILVER Sponsor – Operation Samahan!

Thanks to Operation Samahan for returning as a sponsor to the 2017 Vim & Vigor event! Operation Samahan, Inc., was founded in 1973, when a group of volunteer doctors and nurses met in a barber shop in downtown San Diego. Frustrated by the lack of culturally and linguistically competent health services available to their own family members and communities, they began seeing providing primary care to Filipino and Latino patients, providing primary and preventive health care. The demand for services rapidly grew, and the group realized this...

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Thank you letter from our Scholarship Winner

Posted by on September 26, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Thank you letter from our Scholarship Winner

Dear Dr. Dirige, I am beyond thankful and honored to be selected as the recipient of the Riz Oades Memorial Scholarship . Looking back, I have never expected to be where I am right now. I still remember when I had to stop going to school for a year because as an immigrant, I was very unfamiliar and lost with the educational system of the United States, and even more, with the language itself, but now, not only have I achieved many academic awards, I have also been awarded with a prestigious scholarship that would allow me to complete my...

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Kalusugan + Kalakasan becomes a LIVE WELL SAN DIEGO Partner

Posted by on August 29, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Kalusugan + Kalakasan becomes a LIVE WELL SAN DIEGO Partner

Kalusugan Kalakasan Center for Health and Wellness becomes a LIVE WELL SAN DIEGO PARTNER  Proclamation by San Diego County Supervisor  Greg Cox   July 8, 2017  Location: 1936 Quivira Way, Suite G-7 – Marina Village  Good afternoon! I am Greg Cox, County Supervisor for District 1.  It is my pleasure to be here today to recognize Kalusugan Kalakasan Center for Health and Wellness for the wonderful work you do to promote a healthy, safe and thriving community, and to acknowledge you as the newest Live Well San Diego partner.  As most...

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Vim & Vigor Official Flyer

Posted by on August 15, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Vim & Vigor Official Flyer

Kalusigan + Kalakasan presents the 2017 Vim & Vigor: Arts and Wellness Festival, coming up this October 14th!  Below is the official flyer for the event!  You can find more info at...

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Riz Oades Memorial Scholarship Winner

Posted by on July 22, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Riz Oades Memorial Scholarship Winner

Congratulations to our 2017 Riz Oades Memorial Scholarship winner – Marinela Elane! We are happy to present our scholarship winner with a $1,000 award.  We thank the administrative support of the San Diego Foundation for selecting our winner! Below is a picture of our 2017 winner – Marinela Elane.  We met her at the San Diego Foundation’s Scholarship Celebration at the Tom Ham’s...

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San Diego County Grant Awarded to Vim & Vigor

Posted by on July 22, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on San Diego County Grant Awarded to Vim & Vigor

Very special thanks to the County Supervisors of San Diego for supporting our arts and wellness festival, Vim & Vigor, through the County Community Enhancement Grant! Vim & Vigor will be taking place on Saturday, October 14th at Memorial Park in Chula Vista!  Check our website for more details! Very special thanks to Supervisors Greg Cox and Dave Roberts for choosing to support this great community...

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Kalusugan + Kalakasan Strategic Planning Retreat

Posted by on July 5, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Kalusugan + Kalakasan Strategic Planning Retreat

KALUSUGAN + KALAKASAN CONTINUES TO BLAZE NEW TRAILS: INVITATION TO A STRATEGIC PLANNING RETREAT Kalusugan will conduct a Strategic Planning Retreat on July 8, 2017 and we need you and your creative ideas to keep us going! How time flies! Three years have past since our last Strategic Planning Retreat that occurred in 2014 for the years 2015-2017 and now we are planning again for the next three years of 2018-2020. This will be done this coming Saturday, July 8, 2017, from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM at the Marina Village, 1936 Quivira Way, San Diego,...

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Complementary, Alternative, and Integrative Medicine Gaining Ground

Posted by on April 12, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Complementary, Alternative, and Integrative Medicine Gaining Ground

Complementary, alternative (cam) and integrative medicine gaining ground Article by Dr. Ofelia Dirige  “ Millions of Americans use CAM for health concerns and general wellness and spend tens of billions of dollars each year on such care. Come to a workshop to hear safe gujdelines on its use! People have used complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) practices for thousands of years in pursuit of health and wellness. These CAM therapies and medical systems are widely used in the United States and interest in them have increased these days....

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Dr. Riz Oades’ birthday

Posted by on March 29, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Dr. Riz Oades’ birthday

This week would have celebrated Dr Riz Oades’ 82nd birthday!  We lost our founder seven years ago, but he is far from forgotten! After today’s Kalusugan Board Meeting, we celebrated his birthday in Filipino style, with food and a cake!  His picture from 2007’s FilAmFest, bestowed with the “Mr. Mayabang Award,” sits behind us. Left to right, Dr. Ofelia Dirige, Alphonso Tsang, Kristine Sitson, Sheryl Mendoza, Fe Rivero, Paul Ones, Lauren Garces, Dennis-Michael Broussard, and Mrs....

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