Dynamic Chiropractic – April 23, 2001, Vol. 19, Issue 09

Dual Honors for Dr. Sid Williams

By Editorial Staff

The ICA Council on Fitness and Sports Health named Sid Williams,DC, "Sports Chiropractor of the Year for 2001" at a luncheon attended by 200 DCs during the ICA's 9th Annual Symposium on Natural Fitness in Columbus, Ohio.

"We respect and appreciate the very special contribution Dr. Williams has made and continues to make to a greater public awareness of chiropractic," noted Dr. Gerald Mattia, president of the ICA Fitness Council.

The second honor came when the National Council of the Boy Scouts of America awarded it highest award, the Silver Beaver, to Dr. Williams and 19 other recipients, for their "outstanding service to youth." The awards were presented at the Scouts Atlanta, Georgia Council Annual Recognition Dinner.

In his scouting days, Sid Williams earned the rank of Eagle and the Bronze and Silver Palms. He is a member of the Scouting Executive Board of the Atlanta Area Council, and is chairman of the council's National Eagle Scout Association Chapter.


Life West Aids Oklahaven

HAYWARD, Calif. - Students at Life Chiropractic College West raised $2,200 by "selling their hearts," red paper valentine hearts, that is, to benefit the Oklahaven Children's Chiropractic Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

The hearts, sold throughout February for $15 each, included a "Have a Heart" T-shirt, and were displayed at Life West's entryway.

"We are very happy with the results with this year's fundraiser," said Stacey Goodson, president of Life West's Student International Chiropractic Association.

Oklahaven has been in operation since the 1960s, and provides chiropractic treatment for families that cannot afford the care. Oklahaven receives no state or federal aid.


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