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Peoples Health Champion Johnie Jones Peoples Health Honors Champion Dr. Johnnie W. Jones Jr. at Saints Home Game The Peoples Health Champions Program honored Dr. Johnnie W. Jones Jr. on Jan. 13, 2019, during the New Orleans Saints playoff game against the Philadelphia Eagles, for earning his doctorate in human ecology at age 83. This is just one achievement in Jones’ lifelong pursuit of knowledge. When he was just a kid–a sixth grader–he […] [...] Read More: Peoples Health Honors Champion Dr. Johnnie W. Jones Jr. at Saints Home Game
Peoples Health Champions 15 year The Peoples Health Champions Program Celebrates 15 Years of Honoring Local Seniors Program recognizes exceptional seniors who have achieved amazing things after age 65 More than 140 Louisianans, including eight in 2018, have been honored at New Orleans Saints’ home games Peoples Health is celebrating the 15th anniversary of the Peoples Health Champions Program, which has honored more than 140 Louisiana seniors who have achieved extraordinary accomplishments […] [...] Read More: The Peoples Health Champions Program Celebrates 15 Years of Honoring Local Seniors
Walter Washington, Peoples Health Champion Peoples Health Honors Champion Walter “Wolfman” Washington at Saints Home Game The Peoples Health Champions Program honored musician Walter “Wolfman” Washington on Dec. 30, 2018, during the New Orleans Saints game against the Carolina Panthers. At age 74, Washington released a new album—one unlike any he’s recorded in his more than 50-year career. Titled My Future Is My Past, the album is stripped down and soulful […] [...] Read More: Peoples Health Honors Champion Walter “Wolfman” Washington at Saints Home Game
Gladys Hughes, Peoples Health Champion Peoples Health Honors Champion Gladys Hughes at Saints Home Game The Peoples Health Champions Program honored Gladys Hughes on Dec. 23, 2018, during the New Orleans Saints game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, because at age 89, she won second runner-up in the first Ms. Veteran America competition. She displayed such talent and presence, event organizers asked her to stay on as a judge. Hosted by […] [...] Read More: Peoples Health Honors Champion Gladys Hughes at Saints Home Game
Peoples Health Champion Gayle Benson Peoples Health Honors Champion Gayle Benson at Saints Home Game The Peoples Health Champions Program honored Gayle Benson on Nov. 22, 2018, during the New Orleans Saints game against the Atlanta Falcons. [...] Read More: Peoples Health Honors Champion Gayle Benson at Saints Home Game
Betty Wells, Peoples Health Champion Peoples Health Honors Champion Betty Wells at Saints Home Game The Peoples Health Champions Program honored Betty Wells on Nov. 18, 2018, during the New Orleans Saints game against the Philadelphia Eagles [...] Read More: Peoples Health Honors Champion Betty Wells at Saints Home Game
Peaches Davis, Peoples Health Champion Peoples Health Honors Champion Peaches Davis at Saints Home Game The Peoples Health Champions Program honored Peaches Davis on Nov. 4, 2018, during the New Orleans Saints game against the Los Angeles Rams. [...] Read More: Peoples Health Honors Champion Peaches Davis at Saints Home Game
Estelle Coffman, Peoples Health Champion Peoples Health Honors Champion Estelle Coffman at Saints Home Game The Peoples Health Champions Program honored Estelle Coffman on Oct. 8, 2018, during the New Orleans Saints game against the Washington Redskins. At age 78, Coffman accomplished her goal of completing a bicycle trip in each of the 50 states. Determination gained from life experience, as well as encouragement from her family, helped her power […] [...] Read More: Peoples Health Honors Champion Estelle Coffman at Saints Home Game
June Ruiz, Peoples Health Champion Peoples Health Honors Champion June Etta Ruiz at Saints Home Game The Peoples Health Champions Program honored caregiver June Etta Ruiz on Sept. 16, 2018, during the New Orleans Saints game against the Cleveland Browns. Ruiz came out of retirement at age 80 to help provide around-the-clock in-home care to a client in need. Caregiving work is demanding, but her dedication and relentless energy keep her […] [...] Read More: Peoples Health Honors Champion June Etta Ruiz at Saints Home Game
Image of Joseph Boudreaux in native american headdress and carrying a tambourine Peoples Health Honors Champion Joseph “Big Chief Monk” Boudreaux at Saints Home Game The Peoples Health Champions Program honored Joseph “Big Chief Monk” Boudreaux on Sept. 9, 2018, during the New Orleans Saints game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, for preserving Mardi Gras Indian culture and traditions. [...] Read More: Peoples Health Honors Champion Joseph “Big Chief Monk” Boudreaux at Saints Home Game