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Low-Income Youth in Los Angeles Receive Free Swim Lessons Through Kaiser Permanente’s Operation Splash

PASADENA, Calif. — Kaiser Permanente and the City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks kicked off the 13th year of Operation Splash at Glassell Pool in Los Angeles to encourage parents and kids in low-income neighborhoods to learn to swim and to reduce drownings.

“We believe people need both health and health care. That’s why we support community activities like Operation Splash,” said Edward Ellison, MD, executive medical director and chairman of the board for the Southern California Permanente Medical Group. “Our hope is that by providing swim lessons and junior lifeguard lessons across Los Angeles once again this summer, we can not only provide young people and adults with an essential life skill, but we can help them to stay healthy, have fun and really thrive.”

Kaiser Permanente awarded a $ 408,000 grant in 2017-2018 to the Department of Recreation and Parks Aquatics Division for Operation Splash which increases opportunities for safe physical activity and aims to decrease drownings, especially for African-American and Latino children, who historically have low aquatics participation rates. According to the national USA Swimming Foundation, nearly 64 percent of African-American children and 45 percent of Latino children cannot swim.

The Operation Splash Junior Lifeguard program allows youth between 10-17 years of age an opportunity to improve their swimming skills and receive a basic understanding of water rescue and first aid. The Junior Lifeguard program also teaches job skills that enable students to qualify for future employment as lifeguards at pools and beaches.

“I was 5 or 6 years old when I first tried learning to swim and I was terrified,” said 23-year old Kahlif Carter of South Los Angeles. Growing up, no one in his neighborhood was a swimmer, but he enrolled in Operation Splash when he was approximately 10 years old. “I remember I didn’t want to move up in swim class because I was afraid of the deeper water.”

Through Operation Splash, Carter overcame his fears and went on to join the swim team, play high school water polo, become a junior lifeguard and is now a lifeguard at Cabrillo Beach. “I’ve come a long way and I’m really proud of myself. Now, I’m learning to surf. I hope my story inspires other kids to put their fears aside and take the plunge.”

This summer season, Kaiser Permanente’s Operation Splash grant underwrites swim lessons for 6,000 children, teenagers and adults; provides junior lifeguard scholarships for 780 youth; and increases participation in the Rethink Your Drink Campaign, which raises awareness about the unhealthy impacts of sugary beverages and the benefits of drinking water. Swim lessons will take place at 36 pools in Los Angeles and junior lifeguard lessons will be offered at 48 sites.

“Swimming is a survival skill that everyone should be equipped with. The city’s various aquatic facilities provide plenty of accessible options for increasing one’s confidence in the water, ranging from learning how to swim to competitive engagement through water sports and team building,” said Mike Shull, general manager, Department of Recreation and Parks. “The option to beat the heat by making a splash should be at the top of every family’s list and swim lesson enrollment is the first step to a fun and safe summer.”

“Learning to swim can save your life,” said Renata Simril, president and chief executive officer, LA84 Foundation. “Drowning claims the lives of about 3,500 people each year and nearly 25 percent of them are children under the age of 14. The problem is particularly daunting in ethnically diverse communities, where the drowning rate is almost three times the national average. That’s why it is so important to educate parents and children on the importance of learning to swim.”

Operation Splash is part of Kaiser Permanente’s Healthy Eating, Active Living (or HEAL) efforts to reduce obesity in the community by increasing opportunities for safe physical activity and access to healthy and affordable foods. Kaiser Permanente has granted nearly $ 7 million for Operation Splash since the program’s inception. Based on its success in Los Angeles, Operation Splash has expanded to six other Southern California cities, bringing its total pledge in 2017–2018 to $ 856,143.

Additional Operation Splash grants for summers 2017 and 2018 include:

  • City of San Bernardino, Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department, San Bernardino: $ 79,500
  • City of Riverside, Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department, Riverside: $ 84,150
  • Desert Recreation District, Coachella Valley Recreation and Park District, Indio: $ 84,150
  • City of Bakersfield, Department of Recreation and Parks, Bakersfield: $ 53,550
  • City of Ventura, Parks, Recreation, and Community Partnerships Department, Ventura: $ 53,293
  • Friends of Chula Vista Parks and Recreation, Chula Vista: $ 93,500

Please visit the City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks’ website at www.laparks.org, or call 323-906-7953 for information about participating pools in the area.

About the City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks Aquatics Division
The Department of Recreation and Parks maintains over 16,000 acres of parkland with over 430 neighborhood and regional parks, 184 recreation centers and facilities, 368 children’s play areas, 321 tennis courts, 256 ball fields, 31 senior centers, 13 golf courses, nine dog parks, 21 skate parks, 51 swimming pools, 12 museums and an urban forest of one million trees and 92 miles of hiking trails. The Department also provides after school enrichment programs for children and teens including music, dance, and athletic programs. For more information about the Department of Recreation and Parks, please visit www.laparks.org.

About LA84 Foundation
The LA84 Foundation is a nationally recognized leader in support of youth sports programs and public education programs about the role of sports in positive youth development. The Foundation, with more than 30-years of on-the-ground experience, has supported thousands of Southern California youth sports organizations through grant making, while also training coaches, commissioning research, convening conferences and acting as a national thought leader on important youth sports issues. The LA84 Foundation levels the playing field so that sports are accessible to all children, while elevating the field of youth sports as an integral part of American life. To learn more, visit www.la84.org and @LA84Foundation on Instagram and Twitter.

About Kaiser Permanente
Kaiser Permanente is committed to helping shape the future of health care. We are recognized as one of America’s leading health care providers and not-for-profit health plans. Founded in 1945, Kaiser Permanente has a mission to provide high-quality, affordable health care services and to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve. We currently serve more than 12.2 million members in eight states and the District of Columbia. Care for members and patients is focused on their total health and guided by their personal Permanente Medical Group physicians, specialists and team of caregivers. Our expert and caring medical teams are empowered and supported by industry-leading technology advances and tools for health promotion, disease prevention, state-of-the-art care delivery and world-class chronic disease management. Kaiser Permanente is dedicated to care innovations, clinical research, health education and the support of community health. For more information, go to: kp.org/share.

 

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The American Consultants Rx discount prescription cards are to be given free to anyone in need of help curbing the high cost of prescription drugs.

Due to the rising costs, unstable economics, and the mounting cost of prescriptions, American Consultants Rx Inc. (ACRX) a.k.a (ACIRX) an Atlanta based company was born in 2004. The ACRX discount prescription card program was created and over 25 million discount prescription cards were donated to over 18k organizations across the country to be distributed to those in need of prescription assistance free of charge since 2004.

The ACRX cards will offer discounts of name brand drugs of up to 40% off and up to 60% off of generic drugs. They also possess no eligibility requirements, no forms to fill out, or expiration date as well .One card will take care of a whole family. Also note that the ACRX cards will come to your organization already pre-activated .The cards are good at over 50k stores from Walgreen, Wal mart, Eckerd”s, Kmart, Kroger, Publix, and many more. Any one can use these cards but ACRX is focusing on those who are uninsured, underinsured, or on Medicare. The ACRX cards are now in Spanish as well.

American Consultants Rx made arrangements online for the ACRX card to be available at http://www.acrxcards.com where it can also be downloaded. This arrangement has been made to allow organizations an avenue to continue assisting their clients in the community until they receive their orders of the ACRX cards. ACRX made it possible for cards to be requested from online for individuals and organizations free of charge. Request for the ACRX cards can also be made by mailing a request to : ACRX, P.O.Box 161336,Atlanta,GA 30321, faxing a written request to 404-305-9539,or calling the office at 404-767-1072. Please include name (if organization please include organization and contact name),mailing address,designate Spanish or English,amount of cards requested,and telephone number.

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Operation Valuable Fiend

Operation Valuable Fiend


In 1949, a newly minted branch of the CIA (the precursor of today’s National Clandestine Service), flush with money and burning with determination to roll back the Iron Curtain, embarked on the first paramilitary operation in the history of the agency. They hatched an elaborate plan, coordinated with the British Secret Intelligence Service, to foment popular rebellion and detach Albania, the weakest of the Soviet satellites in Europe, from Moscow’s orbit. The operation resulted in dismal failure and was shut down by 1954.In Operation Valuable Fiend, Albert Lulushi gives the first full accounting of this CIA action, based on hundreds of declassified documents, memoirs, and recollections of key participants, including Albanian exiles recruited for missions and their Communist opponents. Up till now, the story of the operation has been obfuscated and even distorted. Some blamed the Soviet mole Kim Philby for sabotaging it; the communists credited the prowess of their secret police; and CIA memoirs were heavily sanitized. Lulushi documents a range of factors that led to the failure, from inexperienced CIA case officers outsmarted in spy-vs-spy games by their ruthless Stalinist opponents; to rivalries between branches of the CIA and between the agency and friendly intelligence services; and conflicts among anti-Communist factions that included Albania’s colorful exiled leader, King Zog. The book also shows how this operation served as the proving ground for techniques used in later CIA Cold War paramilitary actions-involving some of the same agency operatives-including the coup d’états in Iran and Guatemala and the Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba.

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