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Free Summer Fitness

Posted On: June 18th, 2019
Ah summer! The days are longer, and the weather is more cooperative, which makes it nice to be outdoors. The best part about summer for me is all the free events going on! From festivals and concerts to workout classes and more, there are all kinds of free events and activities you can attend. ...read more

4 Paws Update and Collection Information

Posted On: June 14th, 2019
As most of you know, 4 Paws for Ability is one of River Valley’s charity partnerships. It is an amazing organization that raises and trains service dogs for children with disabilities and veterans. Last year River Valley sponsored three service dogs: Plumette, Yonder and Azure. Here’s a quick update on them. ...read more

Helpful Tips for Your First Cruise

Posted On: June 11th, 2019
Well, I am back on dry land! I just returned from my first ever cruise and it was a lot of fun! I had no idea what to expect beforehand, so I was a little nervous to get on the ship. I tried to do some research ahead of time to answer a few questions I had, but there wasn’t much information out there. That said, I figured it would be a good idea to share my first cruise experience to hopefully help others in their decision to book a cruise for the first time. ...read more

Upcoming 5ks

Posted On: May 17th, 2019
 I did my first 5k of the year a few weeks ago. While it was still a little chilly, it was nice to get outdoors. 5ks are a lot of fun – especially if the run has a crazy theme. The one we did was Martian themed, and some of the costumes were crazy cool! As the weather gets warmer, it is pretty easy to find and sign up for a 5k each weekend if you want to really get into it. ...read more