Lorrie Sullenberger News
I was the quintessential chubby little fat girl growing up. Mine was a generation where girls did not value sports, and to make matters worse, I could not do a kick ball change or plié to save my soul. Little did I realize that fitness -- of any kind -- would have given me the one thing I so sorely needed, confidence!
As the wife of Captain Sullenberger, the pilot who landed US Airways Flight 1549 on the Hudson River and saved the lives of 155 people, my life has, since that day, ricocheted from one emotion to another. The nation seemed to be celebrating in the aftermath of the events, but we were in shock.
About two in five of Orange County school children passed the annual state fitness test, according to results released Wednesday.
The California Physical Fitness Test, administered in the spring to fifth-, seventh-, and ninth-graders, measures students in six categories – aerobic capacity, body composition, abdominal strength, trunk extension strength, upper body strength and flexibility.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area (BBBSBA) will honor inspirational matches between Bigs (mentors) and Littles (mentees) at the BIG Event on April 19, 2012 at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco. Now in its sixth year, the BIG Event enables Bay Area philanthropists to come together for an evening of fun, food, auctions and to recognize the matches which have sparked positive transformational changes due to the mentoring program.