The women completed an intense three-day workshop and performed 15 routines at an audition in Dallas. They also had to pass a written exam on basic anatomy, exercise physiology and nutrition, learn Jazzercise business practices and become certified to perform CPR.
Ms. Swaim and Ms. Tomlin are adding new Jazzercise dance-fitness classes, offered at 5:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, in addition to 10 other class times being offered at First Christian Church in the Christian Life Center, at the corner of Loop 323 and South Broadway Avenue. Childcare is also being offered for all morning classes Monday through Friday.
Jazzercise combines effective exercise with jazz dance-based choreography and popular music in a 60-minute high-energy class. For more information, contact class owner Elizabeth Newman at 903-285-7525.
On Friday, Ms. Chiles took over the post from Jay Phillips, who accepted a position at Texas A&M University. As assistant director, Ms. Chiles' responsibilities will include UT Tyler recruitment coordination and management.
A UT Tyler alumna, Ms. Chiles worked for Lon Morris College since October 2007 as admissions recruiter, international student coordinator, admissions and financial aid counselor and director of admissions and media relations. Prior to Lon Morris, she served as the communication specialist for the Potpourri House in Tyler. As a UT Tyler student, she helped create a promotional/recruitment video for and was entertainment editor for the Patriot Talon student newspaper, as well as a public relations campaign for the Tyler Museum of Art. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism with a public relations emphasis from UT Tyler. Ms. Chiles is currently enrolled in the UT Tyler Master of Arts in communication program.
EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR
Mrs. Gorell, of Kemp, is a teacher at Athens High School and was selected because of her leadership and guidance to her students that are seeking a career in the culinary profession. Texas Chefs Association will present Ms. Gorell with a plaque to commemorate the honor at the 2012 Texas Chefs Association Awards Luncheon Aug. 4 at the Holiday Inn in Tyler. The Texas Chefs Association is a chapter of the American Culinary Federation.
At 6:30 p.m. on June 14, Dr. William Hopson will offer a “How to Become a Cancer Killer” workshop and will teach participants the five causes of cancer and how to stop them. The event will be held at 1404 Rice Road, Suite 400. Hopson Chiropractic offers the programs powered by the Maximized Living health delivery system in order to bring real health the community by teaching the resources and tools for total wellness. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Angela Merry at 903-581-4393.
Hopson earned a doctor of chiropractic degree from Texas Chiropractic College and is prenatal and pediatric certified. He began serving the Tyler community in 1999.
DAY OF CARING
Volunteers will mobilize into work forces to provide “hands-on” help for nonprofit human service agencies. For more information on available projects, contact Lisa Gardner at 903-581-6376 ext. 206 or email@example.com; or Cindy Jones ext. 204 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
He will outline progress in postsecondary education in Tyler, challenges facing Tyler and the state and initiatives under development designed to position the East Texas region and Texas as national leaders and global competitors for the 21st century. Registration is free and lunch will be provided from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 26 at The University of Texas at Tyler Ornelas Activity Center, 3402 Old Omen Road. The Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board are hosting the event with grant support from Lumina Foundation for Education. To register, visit www.thecb.state.tx.us/tylerworkforce.