The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce will maintain a Group Prayer Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. on the Nationwide Day of Prayer, Thurs., Could 6. The luncheon might be held on the Lubbock Memorial Civic Middle and can provide prayers for the nation, state, neighborhood, and the youth.
The featured speaker might be Steve Gomez, Lubbock Christian College Ladies’s Basketball Head Coach. Coach simply led the LCU Woman Chaps in an undefeated season and introduced residence the title of DII Nationwide Champions for the third time in 5 seasons.
“Coach is an inspiration for younger minds on and off of the court docket and we’re excited to listen to from him, proper on the heels of his excellent season,” mentioned Dave Marcinkowski, Chamber Chair. “In Coach Gomez’s philosophy of teaching he states that his fashion is a direct reflection of these most necessary to him, his religion, household, and keenness for competitors.”
An LCU graduate, Gomez was a standout perimeter participant for Coach John Copeland within the late Nineteen Eighties, and to at the present time, he nonetheless holds the college file for profession free throw proportion at .855. He graduated in 1988 with a Bachelor’s of Science Diploma in Arithmetic and persistently used his diploma to show within the classroom whereas pursuing teaching on the sidelines. Gomez’s profession started at Lubbock Monterey Excessive Faculty the place he served as an assistant coach within the males’s basketball program from 1988 to 1995. In 1996, Gomez accepted the lads’s basketball head teaching place at Lubbock-Cooper Excessive Faculty, the place he remained till returning to Lubbock Christian College to take over the reins of the Woman Chaps in 2003. Throughout his seven seasons at Lubbock-Cooper, the basketball program broke new floor making the playoffs 4 instances, managing the college’s first state rating, and capturing the Pirates solely district championship in Gomez’s ultimate season. He has been married to his spouse Shawna for 30 years, and the couple have two sons: Hayden and Landon.
Further prayers might be led by U.S. Rep. Jodey Arrington; Mayor Dan Pope; AJ McCleod, YWCA; and Paulene Salamon, Kona Ice – South Lubbock.
Reservations are $55 and could be made on LubbockChamber.com, Chamber members obtain a reduced worth of $40. For added questions or sponsorship alternatives contact Amy Marquez at [email protected] or name the Chamber workplace at (806) 761-7000.
H-E-B launching diet program
H-E-B is launching its latest Vitamin and Well being Providers location within the Lubbock retailer this month throughout Nationwide Vitamin Month, a time when nationwide focus is placed on the significance of constructing knowledgeable meals decisions and creating good consuming and bodily exercise habits. H-E-B has made a big funding over the previous six years to create a program that’s individualized to its clients — understanding in relation to well being and diet one dimension doesn’t match all.
H-E-B Lubbock is now the eighth devoted H-E-B retailer in Texas to supply full-time onsite and telehealth diet and well being providers for its clients.
“As Texas’ main meals retailer, we imagine in bettering the well being of Texans through the use of meals as drugs,” mentioned Stacy Bates, RDN, LD, CDE, H-E-B Vitamin Providers. “For each Texan who strives to be wholesome and reside a more healthy way of life, H-E-B Vitamin Providers gives inexpensive and handy dietary steering from begin to end. We’ve paired our workforce of Registered Dietitians and culinary consultants with our Wholesome Dwelling merchandise and freshest groceries to carry Texans the final word in Vitamin Providers.”
The providers embody diet counseling, meal planning and diet schooling in addition to metabolic testing, physique composition testing and deficiency panels. Most providers are lined by insurance coverage and H-E-B gives inexpensive money cost choices.
Whereas the Vitamin Providers program goals to assist any Texan striving to be wholesome and reside a more healthy way of life, Bates says she sees lot of alternatives to serve a number of unmet wants of the Lubbock and surrounding communities.
“Our nutritionists are skilled in working with mother and father making an attempt to make more healthy decisions for themselves and their household. Whether or not it’s wholesome snack concepts or how you can create wholesome dinners whereas juggling hectic afterschool schedules, our providers present concepts and timesaving choices,” Bates mentioned. “We additionally work with numerous people who’re wellness lovers and want to match their health routines with healthful meals and diet. As well as, since our employees contains Registered Dietitians (RD), Licensed Dietitians (LD) and Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDN), we’re additionally in a position to information and assist clients handle very particular situations and food plan wants equivalent to hypertension, diabetes, weight reduction, baby diet schooling and meals allergy symptoms.”
Appointments for these providers could be made in particular person or on-line by calling 855-481-1149 or logging onto www.heb.com/diet.