Rachael Ray and John Cusimano visit Vermont Institute of Natural Science

first_imgThe Vermont Institute of Natural Science recently welcomed Food Network star Rachael Ray to the VINS Nature Center in Quechee. On Wednesday July 22nd, Rachael and her husband, John Cusimano, lead singer of the band The Cringe, visited VINS to film a segment for Rachael s popular television show, Rachael s Vacations.During their visit, Rachael and John were given a personal tour of VINS natural science exhibits, live birds of prey enclosures, and avian rehabilitation facilities by VINS naturalists. “Our staff was really impressed by Rachael s interest in VINS environmental education programs and rehabilitation work. It was an honor to have her and John choose the VINS Nature Center from among all the exciting visitor destinations in this region, and we appreciate the national media exposure she is giving us,” commented VINS president John Dolan.Rachael and her husband got an up-close look at a few of VINS resident raptors, including an American Kestrel, a Red-tailed Hawk and a Great Horned Owl. The celebrity couple also participated in one of the most important events held at the VINS Nature Center: the release of successfully rehabilitated wild birds. With guidance from VINS naturalists, they released five yellow-bellied sapsuckers to excited applause from onlookers.Rachael s Vacations will air the segment on VINS and the VINS Nature Center in early 2010. Rachael s Vacations takes Rachael and John across the country to discover how to “rough it” in style, showing viewers new ways to enjoy the outdoors, 21st Century style. From river rafting in Upstate New York, to waking up in a cozy Bed & Breakfast on a Vermont farm, Rachael uses her unique take on travel and lifestyle to offer fresh and affordable ways to enjoy the great American outdoors.Founded in 1972, the Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS) is a non-profit, member-supported environmental education, research and avian rehabilitation organization headquartered in Quechee, Vermont. VINS mission is to motivate individuals and communities to care for the environment with a priority placed on making high-quality, compelling and fun environmental education programs and learning opportunities accessible to more people and communities.Source: VINS. July 28, 2009 – Quechee, VT –last_img read more

Combate Fresno: Zoila Frausto vs. Reina Cordoba fight date, price, how to watch, live stream

first_imgJoin DAZN and watch Combate Fresno: Frausto vs. Cordoba on August 2Cordoba (9-1) returns for the first time since May 2017. She got her MMA career off to a rapid start, winning her first eight fights, seven by stoppage. The native of Costa Rica suffered her first loss to Sabina Mazo and then bounced back for a second-round submission of Alejandra Orozco a little over two years ago.This is a solid test for Frausto to see where she is at this stage of her career. Here is everything you need to know about Combate Fresno:How to watch Combate Fresno on DAZNCombate Fresno is available on DAZN, the global live-sports streaming service, as well as Univision.A new subscriber to DAZN can sign up for a monthly subscription or annual pass to watch the fight. The annual pass — which includes access to all of DAZN’s live events, as well as highlights, replays, behind-the-scenes features, original shows and live reports — is $99.99, which averages out to a little over $8 a month. For those who want a monthly-plan instead of the longer-term value, fight fans can sign up for a monthly option for $19.99.For current subscribers, the fight is already included as part of your plan.DAZN is available on a variety of platforms, including Roku, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, iOS, Android, Xbox One, Playstation 4 and Playstation 3, as well as Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari browsers via DAZN.com. Zoila Frausto continues her comeback when she meets Reina Cordoba on Friday in the main event of Combate Fresno at the Save Mart Center in Fresno, Calif., live and exclusively on DAZN. Frausto (14-5) returned from a three-year hiatus in February to stop Jaimelene Nievera in the first round at Combate 31. After a seven-fight win streak, the former Bellator strawweight champion lost four in a row before taking her leave of absence. She transitioned to Muay Thai and kickboxing, going 6-0 in those styles before returning to her roots earlier this year. What time does Combate Fresno start?The six-fight prelims are slated to get underway at 10 p.m. ET, with the main card kicking off closer to midnight.Combate Fresno fight cardMain cardZoila Frausto vs. Reina Cordoba; Women’s FlyweightJ.C. Llamas vs. Joaquin Lopez; WelterweightIsaiah Batin-Gonzalez vs. Jesse Strader; BantamweightPreliminary card Adrian Guzman vs. Jose “Froggy” Estrada; Catchweight (150 pounds)Paul Elizondo vs. Mike Tubera; FlyweightJose Avalos vs. Trey Branch; BantamweightAlbert Gonzales vs. Javier Pedroza; Catchweight (180 pounds)Brock Dias vs. Carlos Figueroa; FeatherweightAustin Liu vs. Daniel Oseguera; Bantamweightlast_img read more