World Leaders & Thinkers “In Their Own Words
Here is where you can experience the vast wisdom and knowledge of geniuses as interviewed by Dr. Alvin Augustus Jones. Listen to them in their own words as they share their expertise. This experience will give you strength for your journey and food for thought. Please feel free to browse the interviews listing by clicking it. Some audio and video is in Windows Media Format. To download a free Windows Media Player, click the link below. Thanks for stopping by.
Join us Saturday, June 25, 2016 at Boyd Mill Farm for the Blackberry Jam Music Festival presented by Franklin Noon Rotary, bringing together musicians from all over, but focusing on our homegrown talent from Middle Tennessee and all for a great cause. This year’s Jam benefits Hard Bargain Association.
Our 2016 lineup includes headliner and acclaimed blues artist Colin Linden (also serving as music director of ABC’s NASHVILLE), and features harmonica phenomenon Buddy Greene with Union Station’s ace guitarist Ron Block. Rounding out the bill are The Howlin Brothers, Tommy Talton, Gracen Hill and many more!
Please note, we […]
Engineering Eden: The True Story Of A Violent Death, A Trial, And The Fight Over Controlling Nature By Jordan Fisher Smith chats with Dr. Alvin
The fascinating story of a trial that opened a window onto the century-long battle to control nature in the national parks.
When twenty-five-year-old Harry Walker was killed by a bear in Yellowstone Park in 1972, the civil trial prompted by his death became a proxy for bigger questions about American wilderness management that had been boiling for a century. At immediate issue was whether the Park Service should have done more to keep bears away from humans, but what was revealed as the trial unfolded was just how fruitless our efforts to regulate nature in the […]
Adult Balance & Flexibility
• Dizziness and balance disorders can affect individuals of any age.
• More than 90 million people experience dysequilibrium or balance problems at some point in their life. (319 million people in the US – 3/10)
• Balance loss can be related to reduction in sensation, strength, flexibility, or appropriate reaction strategies.
• Balance problems can lead to injurious falls, if untreated.
• One half of the people who fall do so repeatedly, and falls are the number one cause of death from injury among those 65 and older.
Balance Defined (3 legged stool)
• Muscular System
• Vestibular System
o Inner Ear
In June, 1991, several founding members of The Shalom Foundation Board took their first trip to Guatemala City. In 1995, a 22-member team provided construction assistance and conducted the organization’s first Medical/Dental “clinic”. Annual Missions Trips were planned and led each year since that time. In June, 1996 a 26-member volunteer team began work on Shalom Church with Pastor Alvaro Perdomo. In May, 1997 a 48-member Missions Team provided additional construction work on Shalom Church and much-needed medical treatment — the largest Shalom team to travel to Guatemala at the time. In May, […]