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Dynamic Chiropractic – November 30, 1998, Vol. 16, Issue 25

California Forum

By Editorial Staff

College News

LACC Hosts Run/Walk for Brain Injured Children

After more than six months of preparation, the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic (LACC) held its first annual 5K run/walk race on September 26th.

The event was held to benefit Help for Brain Injured Children, a local charity in La Habra.

One-hundred and twenty-three participants participated in the inaugural race, which began early on the morning of the 26th and ended on the LACC campus. Competitors made their way through the neighborhood surrounding the campus, with a water stop at the halfway point.

This year's race was won by David Fleming, a local resident who finished the race in 15 minutes, 57 seconds. Steven Gautreau, a fourth-trimester student at LACC, finished second overall with a time of 16:22. Kammy Strub had the fastest time among female competitors, crossing the finish line in 21:27.


Life West Makes History with Online Homecoming Broadcast

Saturday, October 24th marked an historic occasion for the chiropractic profession. Thanks to the Internet, thousands of people who were unable

This year's Life Chiropractic College West's annual homecoming ("Explore Chiropractic") was held at the San Francisco Exploratorium, a world-renowned museum with more than 500 exhibits showcasing science, art and human perception.

A unique feature of the event was a 3 1/2 hour live Internet broadcast provided coverage of several activities, guest interviews and demonstrations of the museum's exhibits. Those not able to attend were able to log on to the college's website and participate in the celebration.

"To our knowledge, this was the first chiropractic event broadcast on the Internet," said Jonathan Lance, the college's public relations manager.

"The broadcast quality was superb," observed LCCW President Dr. Gerard Clum. "A number of those who tuned in said it was better quality than the Fox website and approaching the CNN level of quality."

Online viewers were able to view the presentations of the alumni association's awards. Dr. Ari Diskin of Melbourne, Australia (class of 1984) received the alumnus award; Nina Robinson, a junior, was honored as student of the year.


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