Recorded at the Birdman Media Studios with WMI-TV and Birdman Media in Lakeside.

The Community Shout is how you the listener can come in and share anything from charity events, to fundraisers and even just to comment on how cool your neighbor is at no cost! Just stop by on Tuesday morning at 10:00 am in the Birdman Media Stuido, located next to The Hub in Lakeside, have a seat and tell everyone what's going on.

Video @ https://youtu.be/DQhelOe9xk4

This Week:

*Steve North with Show Low Main Street chats about the Farmer’s Market and Art Walk starting Memorial Day weekend, Saturday, May 26th; open every Saturday until September 29th!

https://www.facebook.com/ShowLowFarmersMarket/


*Sunshine Tippets with Solterra Senior Living talks about Solterra "guest" stays and their rooms that are available for Community use for $30 (3 separate rooms). Move-In Special: move in by July 15th and save $1,000 - Call to schedule your tour (928)532-4600.

https://www.facebook.com/solterraseniorlivingatwhitemountains/


*Deena Wheeler - Country Dancing in the White Mountains - Deena talks about a few upcoming events, dancing and more.

https://www.facebook.com/Country-Dancing-In-The-White-Mountains-134217253948210/


*Allison Hephner with Navajo County Public Health Services District talks about the WIC Program (Women, Infants, and Children) and the Community Health Assessment.


What is WIC?

WIC is a supplemental nutrition program that encourages families to make lifelong healthy eating and activity choices.

WIC strives to:
Protect infant health through prenatal nutrition
Promote and support breastfeeding (rent hospital grade breast pumps to clients when available)
Inspire healthy eating and physical activity
Provide health checks height, weight and iron testing to assess growth and iron levels
Educate caregivers to improve their children’s health
Provide nourishing foods for young families
Offer referrals to other health and social services

Who Do We Serve?

WIC services are provided to income eligible participants that include:
Pregnant & breastfeeding women
All postpartum women up to 6 months
Foster children/parents
Infants up to 1 year of age and
Children, ages 1 up to the month of their 5th birthday
If you are a legal guardian or caregiver (grandparents and fathers) of a child under the age of 5. They may also be eligible to receive WIC services.

In the misfortunate event of a miscarriage a woman is eligible to receive benefits up to 6 months after the loss of a baby.

EWIC
WIC has moved from a paper check to a EWIC card that uploads your healthy food benefits on a monthly basis.
Healthy foods include: fruits, veggies, whole grains, dairy products, protein sources like beans – peanut butter and formula if needed.

Eligibility
WIC eligibility is granted on an income base: OR
Those who receive AHCCCSC, SNAP, TANF, FDPIR and Section 8
housing are automatically eligible to receive WIC benefits.

To Get Started Navajo County WIC Clinics are located in Heber, Holbrook, Show Low, Snowflake and Winslow
Heber: 928-535-7115
Holbrook: 928-524-4750
Show Low: 928-532-6050
Snowflake: 928-536-6340
Winslow: 928-289-6834

Please call the clinic closest to you to see if you qualify and to schedule an appointment.

You can also visit the Arizona WIC website at www.azwic.gov for more information.

Take the Community Health Assessment Survey
www.surveymonkey.com/r/NC_Health

 

 


Next Week

Highlight that this week is sponsored by Pinetop-Lakeside

The Pinetop - Lakeside Community Shout

Pinetop-Lakeside talks about Community Events and Services, including the Balloon Fest.

 

 

The following are the sponsors of the BIRDMAN ON THE MOUNTAIN show, please visit them and give them your support when you can, as they make this show possible. 

Premier Sponsors:

Summit Healthcare

 

 

Arizona Suspension Specialists and Total Car Care

Bodyworks Health and Fitness

Fireground Digital

Haven of Lakeside

Haven of Show Low

The House Restaurant

The Hub

The Lion's Den

Matty's Beef & Beer

The Maverick Magazine

Navapache ChemDry

New Horizons Physical Therapy

North Star Salon

PersNIKKIty's

Town of Pinetop-Lakeside

Pour Station - White Mountain Purified Water

Solterra Senior Living

St. Anthony's School

TGT's Mobile Home Services

The Turn•key

VFW #9907

White Mountain Donuts

White Mountain Tees

Direct download: 050818_CS_Final.mp3
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