Diabetes & Healthy Choices Workshop - KiiiTV.com South Texas, Corpus Christi, Coastal Bend

Diabetes & Healthy Choices Workshop

Posted: Updated:

CORPUS CHRISTI (Kiii News) - Marisol Vasquez with Mana De Corpus Christi joins John Thomas on Thursday's 3 News First Edition a new program that targets young Hispanic girls ages 12 to 18-years-old.

Vasquez says they have two main goals; one is to educate the young Hispanic females about diabetes and how to make better food choices, and second to bring these lessons back to the parents. They also will focus on continued education.

The Diabetes & Healthy Choices Workshop will be on Saturday, September 10, 2011 at the Elmesia Baptist Church on 4418 Molina St. from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

For more information go to www.manadecc.org

  • Keldon Becomes a Pilot for a Day

    Keldon Becomes a Pilot for a Day

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 9:36 AM EDT2014-08-20 13:36:28 GMT
    Keldon was diagnosed with leukemia in 2012. He has been in remission for a year and finishing up treatments. NAS Kingsville along with Driscoll Children's Hospital invited him out to be a pilot for a day.More >>
    Keldon was diagnosed with leukemia in 2012. He has been in remission for a year and finishing up treatments. NAS Kingsville along with Driscoll Children's Hospital invited him out to be a pilot for a day.More >>
  • United We Stand

    United We Stand

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 9:22 AM EDT2014-08-20 13:22:40 GMT
    The local NAACP is hosting the United We Stand event in honor of the 51st anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King's "I have a dream" speech.More >>
    The local NAACP is hosting the United We Stand event in honor of the 51st anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King's "I have a dream" speech.More >>
  • Holiday Inn Downtown Marina Evacuated as CCFD Responds to Fire

    Holiday Inn Downtown Marina Evacuated as CCFD Responds to Fire

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:34 AM EDT2014-08-20 04:34:27 GMT
    Firefighters were called out Tuesday afternoon to the the Holiday Inn Downtown Marina, in the 700 block of Shoreline Boulevard.The entire hotel was evacuated and Corpus Christi police were dispatched to assist firefighters with traffic control. As of around 4 p.m., the fire was out and guests were allowed to return to their hotel rooms.Guests staying on the third and fourth floors of the hotel, which received the most smoke from the blaze, will be given new rooms according to hotel officials....More >>
    Firefighters were called out Tuesday afternoon to the the Holiday Inn Downtown Marina, in the 700 block of Shoreline Boulevard.The entire hotel was evacuated and Corpus Christi police were dispatched to assist firefighters with traffic control. As of around 4 p.m., the fire was out and guests were allowed to return to their hotel rooms.Guests staying on the third and fourth floors of the hotel, which received the most smoke from the blaze, will be given new rooms according to hotel officials....More >>