Good Day Alabama for June 27, 2013

Good Day Alabama for June 27, 2013

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Here's what you saw on Good Day Alabama for June 27, 2013:

JEH JEH - Jeh Jeh joined us from the Ronald McDonald House this morning. The U.S. Treasury estimates that we have $1.5 billion in loose change sitting around our homes and cars. On Monday (July 1st) the Ronald McDonald House Chapters across the country are asking families to donate that extra change to help keep millions of children together with their families. RMHC's Day of Change raises awareness for RMHC Donation Boxes located on McDonald's counters and in drive-thru's. These boxes allow customers like you to support programs which help provide access to quality health care. Last year alone, the pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters donated in RMHC Donation Boxes in North and Central Alabama totaled over $180,000 for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama - a goal the Charity hopes to exceed this year. In fact, if every McDonald's customer put a penny in the Donation Box, RMHC would raise more than $94 million to support children and their families in the U.S. For 39 years, Ronald McDonald House Charities®(RMHC®) has been providing stability and resources to families through its core programs so they can get and keep their children healthy and happy. For more information, visit http://www.rmhca.org

DR. ASA - Janice talked with Dr. Asa Andrew - known as America's Health and Lifestyle Coach®. He is also a national best-selling author, radio and TV host, and founder of Diagnosis HOPE, a non-profit dedicated to health education and supporting the uninsured. He has dedicated his life to helping others thrive in their health. Today he discussed fat loss without a gym. He gives us six top fat loss tips.

1. Power of morning cardio
2. Green tea
3. Increased water intake
4. Lower the inflammation
5. Eat more fat!
6. 10 minute Metabolic workouts

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER - For more than 25 years, Space Shuttle Atlantis carried astronauts into space and returned them safely back home to Earth. Now, Atlantis is back at its permanent home - Florida's Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will open the world's most comprehensive attraction devoted to the space shuttle on Saturday. The new, $100 million Space Shuttle Atlantis facility brings visitors nose-to-nose with this priceless spacecraft as only astronauts have seen it before, with payload bay doors open as if it were floating in space. Guests can "be the astronaut" thanks to sophisticated multimedia presentations and more than 60 interactive experiences and simulators that bring to life the people, passion and patriotism behind NASA's 30-year Space Shuttle Program - with the Atlantis orbiter, the engineering marvel that launched the Hubble Space Telescope and built the International Space Station, as the exhibit's centerpiece. Astronaut James F. Reilly, II (Ph.D.) flew in space aboard Atlantis. He joinED us this morning live from Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. With Space Shuttle Atlantis in the background, he discusseD this exciting new attraction, as well as his memories from the eight weeks of his life spent in space! For more information, visit: www.KennedySpaceCenter.com.

OUR HOUSE - In Our House, we showed you how to hang a picture. Alan Warren showed us how to find a wall stud and neat measuring and marking tricks to hang your pictures in the right spot. For more information, visit www.joneswarren.com.

SHELBY PET OF THE WEEK - Greg Winters from the Shelby County Humane Society introduces us to a pet that needs a new home. Her name is Dewdrop. For adoptions, call (205) 669-3916 extension 22 or visit www.shelbyhumane.org.

Tomorrow on Good Day, Jeh Jeh plays hard as he gears up for a Rugby Tournament! Birmingham's Bargain Mom joins us with some great deals for your family! Comedian Bam Bam joins us in the studio with a few laughs! Plus we check out your business and entertainment headlines! Join us for all of this and much more tomorrow on Good Day Alabama!

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