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Thursday, April 30, 2015 N/Warren Town and County News Page Fifteen Agenda City Council Work Session Agenda Public Safety Building, 1100 Chatham Ave. Thursday, April 30, 2015, 5:30 p.m. Mission. Vision and Values 1. Call to Order and Roll Call. 2. CIAC Presentation(s). Infrastructure discussion. Trail discussion. 3. Discussion of missions and values. 4. Fire Department staffing discussion. 5. Other. 6. Adjournment. Capsaicin is the alkaloid ingredient that gives pep- pers their heat. The capsaicin content is greater in the hot peppers than the bell peppers. It is affected by climate conditions, geographic location and the age of the fruit. Tips On Starting A More Nutritious Lifestyle (NAPS)--A growing num- ber of men are enjoying a lifestyle that focuses on a diet built around nutritious, whole foods. Here are some tips to help you get started. Go with fresh vegeta- bles when possible. They tend to be full of vitamins and low in calories. As a bonus, they can help you meet your daily fiber target. Keep your alcohol in- take moderate. Too much alcohol can mean added sugar and filling your liver with tox- ins. For men, limit your intake to two drinks a day. Make your grains whole grains. Eating three or more servings of whole grains each day can help you achieve a healthy diet. Also, when possible, choose brown rice over white rice. Try eating five to six small meals throughout the day. This helps to pre- vent you from skipping meals and overeating. It also sup- ports steady energy levels. Many find the best way to do this is with three main meals Men who are following a more nutritious lifestyle need to snack smart. That means finding foods that are tasty, nutritious and convenient. and three substantial snacks. Don't forget exercise and rest. According to the Centers for Disease Control, adults ages 18 and over (including older adults) need at least 2 hours of moder- ate aerobic activity each week and muscle-strengthening exercises twice a week. Quality sleep--seven to eight hours a night for adults---is also important. It aids in the ability to process information, restore your body's strength and repair muscles. Snack smart. Don't overlook convenience as a factor when it comes to con- structing a healthy diet. Foods or products that con- tribute the nutrients needed and are easy and enjoyable to consume have a'better chance of being part of a man's diet over the long haul. For example, there is a line of food bars called Lti, RABAR made with "whole food" in~zredients such as nuts and dried fruit and seasoned with spices. The Original Fruit & Nut BarTM contains no more than nine ingredients and no trans fats or preservatives. The ingre- dients in the "Apple Pie" bar consist of dates, almonds, unsweetened apples, wal- nuts, raisins and cinnamon. Plus, the bars come in a wide variety of flavors---from Blueberry Muffin to Peanut Butter Cookie or Chocolate Coconut Chew to Key Lime Pie--so there is something to satisfy just about any taste. To learn more, visit www. larabar.com. Outwit The Squirrels (NAPS)--Bird feeding can be a fulfilling hobby, if you know how to outsmart a clever squirrel who's eating your birdseed. These tips can help: 1) Baffles: Install baffles, at least 15 inches wide and sloped, between the top of the feeder and its hanger on a hanging feeder or between the ground and the feeder for feeders on posts. 2) Spinners: String spin- ners on a horizontal line. Shrine Hospital Twin iiii i!i At Shriners Hospitals for Children - Twin Cities, our mission is simple: Deliver world-class care to children who need it most - whether their families can afford It or not. For over 90 years, accomplishing this mission has been possible thanks to individuals like you who send their love throug generous donations. That love is what helped our Cities hospital treat over 5,000 children in 2014 alone, helping them at every step as they made their journey from patients back to kids. @ Did You Know? In 2014. Shriners Hospitals for Children - 5,455 outpatient clinic visits inpatient surgeries performed 388 outpatient surgeries performed 176:3 new patients treated 2,9/40 braces (orthoses)made 328 artificial limbs (prostheses) made 4,828 in-house x-ray exams performed 1,6:1.0 lab exams performed Twin Cities had: Orthopaedic Treatment Specialties Included but not limited to: Arthrogryposis (sttff joinL ;) Cerebral palsy Cleft, lip and palate Clubfoot Hip disorders Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis Limb deficiencies/deformities Osteogenesis lmperfecta (brittle bones) ' Rickets Specialized plastic surgery/scar revisions Spina biflda/myelodysplasla Spine deformities, scoliosis Sports injuries (stable fractures) 6,429 rehab treatments performed 7 specialty patient camps provided Region Served by the Twin Cities Hospital Donate Shriners Hospitals for Children relies on the generous donations of Shriners and the general public to carry out our mission and change children's lives every day. For more information about supporting our hospRals: @ www.donate2shc,org TWldonations@shrinenet.org 612-596-6207 Our Tax ID #: 36-2193608 ReJer a Patient The Twin Cities hospital is dedicated to improving the lives of kids living with orthopaedic conditions, congenital and acquired. If you know a child in need of expert care, please call: 2025 East River Pkwy. I Minneapolis, MN 55414 Referral Line: 612-596-6105 To keep squirrels out of your bird feeder, remove debris and spilled seed from the ground around the feeder that could be attrecting the~ 3) Location: Mount bird feeders on a smooth metal pole at least six feet high and prune any branches within a 12-foot radius. 4) Feeders: * Metal Feeders help min- indze the damage from hun- gry squirrels. * W~re Cages placed aroond a b'Lrd feeder will keep squir- rels out and allow smaller birds to continue feeding but prevent larger birds from accessing the feeder. Slammer Feeders de- signed with doors triggered by a large bird's or squirrel's weight close and hamper access to seed. * Interactive Bird Feeders such as the Squirrel Boss Bird Feeder. This humane and effective squirrel-proof bird feeder has a remote control operated by you from inside your home that gives the squirrel a harmless static shock corre~on that "tingles~ but doesn't hurt the squirrel in any way. For more infor- mation, visit www.squirrel boss.corn or call (888) 476- 9499. 5) Seed: Squirrels are less enticed by nyger, m/Bet, saf- flower, canary and canola seeds. Adding capsaicin to birdseed can also deter squirrels. Y What creature can fly straight up like a helicopter? Hmmm a hummingbird. The only person in Ameri- can history to be both an admiral (Rear Admiral) in the Navy and a general (Major General) in the Army was Samuel Pow- hatan Carter, who was born in Ellzabethton, Tenn in 1819.