Entries by Lana Likens

Community Blood Drive Saves Lives and Raises Money

Because of generous local blood donors, Jefferson Community Health & Life (JCH&L) received a check for $481 as part of the Nebraska Community Blood Bank Hometown Heroes program. The program, which ran from Memorial Day to Labor Day last year, awards monetary funds for an organizational project to communities that pull together for the cause […]

February Health Today Features Heart Health: A Real Life Story

The February Health Today Program will feature Heart Health: A Real Life Story by Judd and Sara Stewart, who will be interviewed by JCH&L and American Heart Association Advocate Jill Duis, a stroke survivor. Judd and Sara will talk about Judd’s diagnosis with heart problems, his recovery and what they have learned. The session will […]

New Look for JCH&L Burkley Fitness Center

After 21 years, JCH&L Burkley Fitness Center has gotten a brand new look, and new equipment to inspire area residents to a lifetime of health. Since December 2017, the fitness center has added a new rubberized surface for the walking track, a new surface for the aerobics floor, new carpet throughout, and a complete new […]

Sen. Ebke to Hold Townhall March 31 at JCH&L

  Jefferson Community Health & Life Encourages You to Bring Your Questions Join 32nd District Sen. Laura Ebke for a Townhall Meeting on Saturday, March 31. The forum  will begin at 10  a.m. in the Large Conference Room at Jefferson Community Health & Life, 2200 H St., Fairbury. This is a great opportunity to visit […]

Two New PAs Joining Jefferson Community Health & Life

  For newly graduated Physician Assistants Tyler Maguire and Kelsey Cherry, the opportunity for positions at Jefferson Community Health & Life was a good fit. The two will both begin working as PAs at JCH&L on Feb. 12, seeing patients in JCH&L Fairbury Clinic and the emergency room. “It was the right time and the […]

JCH&L Offers Self-Defense for Women Class

Women: Learn the basics of defending yourself at a free class scheduled for Feb. 13 at Jefferson Community Health & Life Burkley Fitness Center. Clayton Brandt, who teaches Kakuto Jiu Jitsu at JCH&L Burkey Fitness Center, will teach self-defense techniques in this one-hour class designed especially for women, and give participants a chance to practice. […]

JCH&L to Donate to Wrestling Programs

Donation of $1 per pin will be made to Fairbury, Tri County and Meridian wrestling programs Wrestlers are always happy to pin their opponent. This year, each pin will also add up to donations to the wrestling programs at Fairbury High School, Tri County High School and Meridian High School. Jefferson Community Health & Life […]

JCH&L Offers Next Session of Smart Moves

Lifestyle change program helps participants learn to live healthy The sixth session of a successful lifestyle change program is being offered beginning in February at Jefferson Community Health & Life in Fairbury. The year-long program is designed for those who are at risk for diabetes and want to change their lifestyle to avoid getting diabetes. […]

JCH&L Welcomes New Year’s Baby 2018

Kyndall Lanae Kats First Baby of 2018 Kyndall Lanae Katz, born Jan. 7, is the 2018 New Year’s Baby at Jefferson Community Health & Life in Fairbury. Kyndall, the daughter of Logan and Megan Kats, was born at 7:39 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 7. She was 7 pounds, 5 ounces and 21 inches long. Kyndall […]

JCH&L Holds Annual Meeting

2017 was a busy and successful year The Jefferson Community Health & Life board of directors held the organization’s annual membership meeting for fiscal 2017 on Monday, Jan. 8. Two board members were elected to serve second terms: Linda Bauer and Brian Blobaum. Both are from Fairbury. Board members are elected from among members of […]