Join The Diabetes Prevention and Cancer Walk at Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center

Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center’s Wellness U will offer free Diabetes Prevention classes starting August 27th.

Classes will take place on Tuesdays at the HRRMC Outpatient Pavilion. 

The classes will introduce those who are prediabetic or at risk of developing diabetes to healthy habits needed for preventing or delaying the onset of Type 2 diabetes. 

To register, go to and enter National Diabetes in the events search section or call 530-2057.

Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center is also gearing up for their annual Cancer Walk. 

The second annual Cancer Walk will take place September 14th. 

The walk will start and end on the HRRMC campus using walking trials that circle the hospital, about 1.5 miles. 

All money raised by the walk will benefit the HRRMC Oncology Fund. 

To sign up your team, visit and click on the Cancer Walk button.    

Dan R

Danny “Dan R” Ridenour has been in radio and television broadcasting for 42 years, starting as a senior in high school at KAMO in Rogers, Arkansas.

Dan attended Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, Arkansas from 1978-82 (where he picked up the name Dan R after his fraternity brothers couldn’t pronounce his last name), majoring in Radio/Television. Dan lived in Jonesboro for 10 years working in radio and then was a TV weatherman for ABC affiliate KAIT Channel 8.

Television was a little boring when compared to radio, so Dan returned to hosting radio morning shows in Nashville, Memphis, Oklahoma, and then eventually, Colorado.

Dan enjoys being involved in the community, having been an member of the Upper Arkansas Service Club and is currently on the board of directors for the Salida Community Center and is a member of the Chaffee County Fair Committee.

Dan and his wife Carrie spend their days doing everything the mountains have to offer: hiking, camping, fishing and skiing. They raised 3 children together and have 2 grandchildren.
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