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BE HAPPY DRINK NOW AVAILABLE IN PENSACOLA
The all natural Be Happy drink (behappyjuice.com) is now available for the first time in Tom Thumb convenience stores in the Pensacola area.
Tom Thumb, a subdivision of The Kroger Co., provides a quick and convenient place for customers to fuel their vehicles and offers a large variety of snacks, beverages and food for the person making a fast stop. Be Happy will appear on countertops next to the cash register to help provide some stress relief to residents.
Be Happy is a 2oz. chocolate-cherry flavored drink that includes all natural ingredients including GABA, L-Theanine and Chocamine to help promote a sense of calm and well-being while reducing pressure and anxiety. With just a few sips, this grab-and-go drink can help with the daily stresses of the day that can cause fatigue and other side effects.
Be Happy is now being sold in Tom Thumb stores for $2.99 a bottle.

THE NEW AGE OF CHILDBIRTH-PREGNANCY AFTER 35
Join Baptist Health Care and Dr. Robert Andrews, OB/GYN, on Thursday, May 5 for an educational dinner to educate women on risk factors associated with advanced maternal age and tips and tools to ensure a healthy pregnancy at any age.
This is a free event with a light meal served at 5:30 p.m. and the program beginning at 6 p.m. Due to limited seating, reservations are required. Call 434-4080 and press option #3 for reservations. Baptist Hospital, Medical Meeting Rooms, 1717 North E St.

MANDY EUBANKS RETURNS TO ABHAYA YOGA CENTER
Join Mandy Eubanks, certified Anusara Yoga Teacher on Mother’s Day weekend for a series of Anusara ® Yoga workshops that glorify the Creative Divine Mother energy known as Shakti. The yoga practice is an opportunity for everyone to dedicate their efforts to the divine feminine and joyfully celebrate and dance in her sprit. Bring a picture of someone who is a mother to you or an object that reminds you of the great mother to place on the front of your mat.
Friday, May 6, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Standing Poses and Hip Openers ($35)
Saturday, May 7, 12:30-3 p.m. Backbends and Inversions ($40)
Saturday, May 7, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Forward Bends, Twists, Meditation/Pranayama ($35)
(Melanie’s High $5 canceled Saturday, May 7.)
Sign up for all three sessions with Mandy and pay $100, saving $10. Visit abhayayogacenter.com for more information.

MOTHER’S DAY GIFT CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE AT BREATHE YOGA STUDIO
Mother’s day is May 8. If you’re looking for a way to pamper that special woman in your life, consider the gift of massage. A luxurious one-hour massage is only $50, and gift certificates can be purchased from either Tarini Taylor (MA#54607) at 525-2916 or Sandra Sanford (MA#60661) at 291-5506.

FASHION AFTER BARIATRIC SURGERY TOPIC OF SURGICAL WEIGHT LOSS SUPPORT GROUP
Many post-surgical weight loss patients change sizes so quickly that they find it difficult to update their wardrobe during the process. Bernadette Andrada, fashion consultant, will discuss fashion strategies after bariatric surgery at the Surgical Weight Loss Support Group on Tuesday, May 3, at 6 p.m. in the Greenhut Auditorium at Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola.
Support groups sponsored by Sacred Heart Surgical Weight Loss Center meet the first Tuesday of every month. Registered Dietician Leslie Bettencourt facilitates the meetings, which feature guest speakers and diverse topics of interest. The meetings are free and open to the community and are a great opportunity to interact with others who are interested in, or who have had, weight loss surgery.
For more information, please call Sacred Heart Surgical Weight Loss Center at 416-7546, visit sacred-heart.org/bariatrics and look for us on Facebook.

MAY MONTHLY FREE COMMUNITY YOGA CANCELED AT BREATHE YOGA STUDIO
Free Community Yoga is canceled in May due to the scheduled Crawfish Festival at Seville Square. The next free Community Yoga will be Sunday, June 5 from 4:30-5:45 p.m.—“Find Your Inner Bliss,” a gentle, soothing practice with Sandra Sanford. As always, donations will be accepted for Favor House, a residential facility for woman and children living through domestic violence issues.

IS IT DEPRESSION, ANXIETY OR ADHD?
Join Baptist Hospital and Janet Garrett, LMHC, of Lakeview Center for seminar “Is it Depression, Anxiety or ADHD?” on Wednesday, May 11. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. Program is from 12-1 p.m. To register call 469-2447. Baptist Hospital, Medical Meeting Rooms, 1717 North E St.

Upcoming Area Runs

Saturday 4.30
37TH ANNUAL FIESTA 10K and 5K RUN/WALK 7:30 a.m. Begins at Pensacola State College. fiesta@pensacolarunners.com or active.com.

Saturday 5.07
USO-JEA CENTENNIAL OF NAVAL AVIATION CELEBRATION BENEFIT 8 a.m. NAS Pensacola. Contact Kathy Karsten at 455-8280 or kkarsten@uso.org, or visit affiliates.uso.org/pensacola/ for more information

2ND ANNUAL PACE PATRIOT CLASSIC 5K 8 a.m. University of West Florida. Contact Tonya Martin at 332-0159 or patriotclassicrun@yahoo.com, or visit pacehighband.com.

SUNSET STAMPEDE 6 p.m. Juana’s Pagodas, Navarre Beach. Contact Mandy Evers at 366-2660 or nwfevents@gmail.com, or visit navarresunsetstampede.com.

Saturday 5.14
ST. JOHN’S SUNSET RUN 5:30 p.m. 325 S. Navy Blvd. Contact T. Kuklish at 456-5218 or sjssunsetrun@gmail.com.

Saturday 5.21
2ND ANNUAL NAVY FEDERAL 5K 8 a.m. Seville Square, downtown Pensacola. Contact Carla McKeag at 912-0962 or carla_mckeag@navyfederal.org.

Saturday 7.02
RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE FIRECRACKER 5K 7:30 a.m. Seville Quarter, 130 E. Government St. Contact Angie Hanson at 477-9690 or events@rhmc-nwfl.org, or visit rmhc-nwfl.org/fundraising/firecracker5k.html.