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January 9, 2020

2020 Member Moment #1: Emily Fletcher

By The DAHLC The DAHLC

I feel like I was in really good shape and working hard to stay healthy and physically active before getting diagnosed with Breast Cancer in September of 2016.  I ended up needing chemotherapy, surgery and radiation.  It was really hard for me to become so weak after each chemo treatment but then I really focused […]

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Tags: Member Success


November 25, 2019

Tis’ the Season(ing)

By The DAHLC The DAHLC

    Ah, the month of December packed with many events including holiday gatherings! Traditional seasonal foods enjoyed with family and friends make for memorable times. Whether it be a favorite holiday pie, roasted turkey with traditional stuffing, a seasonal beverage such as hot cider, or eggnog; their unforgettable flavors come from the various combinations of  herbs and spices! […]

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November 25, 2019

Holiday Egg Nog

By The DAHLC The DAHLC

This is the type of drink that people either love or hate. It’s rich, creamy, and, well, egg-y. We fall into the camp of people who love it. Here’s how to make perfect eggnog! Calories: 167 | Protein: 11g | Carbs: 22g | Total Fat: 2g |Yield: 4 | Serving Size: 1 cup Ingredients:4 cups 1% milk, or soy milk1/2 cup egg beaters or 2 whole […]

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November 11, 2019

Club Kids: Nov and Dec

By The DAHLC The DAHLC

Nov 11-16:Stop by Club Kids this week and let your little ones become Silly Scientists for the week! We will have experiments, make hypothesis, using science to make crafts and much more. We are excited to dive into the world of science and have a lot of fun doing so! Hope to see you all […]

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Tags: club kids, fall, kids club


November 4, 2019

2020 Membership Price Increase Q and A

By The DAHLC The DAHLC

Q: Why are membership prices increasing? A: Periodic rate increases are necessary to continue to provide high-quality facilities and programs that enhance health and well-being for those we serve. Through careful cost management, our team has been able to minimize membership price increases, with the last adjustment being in 2014. Q: Why are membership prices […]

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October 29, 2019

Roasted Squash with Wild Rice and Cranberry

By The DAHLC The DAHLC

This is the perfect side dish for roast turkey, pork or chicken, as a vegetarian main dish, or for lunch the next day! A blessing for holidays cooks, this recipe can be made a day in advance and reheated, or just brought to room temperature. Calories: 162 | Protein: 5g | Carbs: 29g | Total Fat: 4g | Fiber: 3g | Sodium: 6mg | Yield: 8 | Serving Size: 1 cup Ingredients:-4 cups […]

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October 29, 2019

It’s Cranberry Season!

By The DAHLC The DAHLC

Pre-heat that oven, these tart berries are ready for baking! Like many berries, cranberries, are a good source of fiber and vitamin C, an anti-oxidant. Additionally, the phytonutrients in cranberries may be anti-inflammatory. All may prove beneficial for better circulation, a healthy heart, and in cancer prevention. Most commonly found in a sauce, dried, or as juice, […]

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Tags: cranberries, cranberry, Nutrition


October 29, 2019

Kettle Bell Turkey Burn Workout

By The DAHLC The DAHLC

Try out this kettlebell circuit that is sure to build some muscle and burn some calories! Complete the top three exercises in a circuit fashion one after the other with no rest. Rest 30 seconds after round one. Then complete round two of the top three exercises consecutively. Repeat for one last round. Once all […]

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Tags: circuit, Kettlebell, kettlebell workout, Thanksgiving, turkey burn, workout


October 1, 2019

Pumpkin: More Than Just a Jack-O-Lantern

By The DAHLC The DAHLC

When October comes around, the word “pumpkin” makes its way back into our vocabulary. Often, though, we discuss pumpkins with respect to what we are going to carve into them or how soul-warming our pumpkin-spice latte was that morning. Then, come November, it is all about pumpkin pies and whether one will make an appearance […]

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August 23, 2019

Apples: Our Top 5 Seasonal Favorites!

By The DAHLC The DAHLC

September is all about apples! Here are a little apple nutritional facts for you… They are naturally low in fat, high in fiber, and are a great source of Vitamin C, Vitamin E, potassium, and magnesium. Research has shown that consuming apples may positively affect lipid metabolism, decrease inflammation, and help with weight management. Apples […]

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