Anita Vreugdenhil, pediatrician at the Maastricht University Medical Center+, says: “It is time for an OMT (Outbreak Management Team) for children.” Anita has been researching children’s lifestyles since the start of the pandemic. Over 66% of children who were already bordering on obese, became even more so during the pandemic with an average of five kilos. “Some even gained ten kilos.” That’s why she’s advocating for a more centralized approach with a children’s OMT.
In 2019, researcher Jennifer Vreugdenhil started the project ‘European Turtle Doves in a Changed Landscape’, in coordination with Het Zeeuws Landschap and assisted by subsidy provided by the Nationale Postcode Loterij. Jennifer’s research targets characterisation of locations where European turtle doves look for food.
BORCULO – Lenie Jacobs (73) and Huib Vreugdenhil (72) can call themselves Tennis OldStars. The two from Borculo, together with 17 other 60-plus players, meet each Thursday morning at tennisclub De Wildbaan for a game and a cuppa coffee. Vreugdenhil: “The Borculo OldStars are more than just 60-plus tennis players, we’re friends”. Tennis has been played at De Wildbaan by people over 60 for a while. Vreugdenhil: “For years there was talk at the club about tennis for people over 60, but nothing happened. When I turned 65, I thought: now it is time to really pick it up. Then I started a Thursday morning group with a few other over 60s. We started with five tennis players. Now there are twelve.”
AMSTERDAM – Suddenly there she was: Laura Vreugdenhil with The Clubsandwich Company, situated just behind the Museumplein at the Roelof Hartstreet in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The name hints at the formula that focuses on the famous sandwich with ‘chicken lettuce under bacon’. It is clear that you can’t just eat two, but ten variations of this famous sandwich at The Clubsandwich Company. But how? Owner Laura says:
DRIEBERGEN-RIJSENBURG – A school playground isn’t just a place where kids feel at home, birds and other animals do too. Elementary school ‘De Kring’ (The Circle) in Driebergen is one of the prize-winners and received a cheque for re-designing the playground. “There will be a large planter box, the football field will be fenced off with high post, there’ll be bushes, and an outside classroom too,” says student Lars. He likes the new plans for the playground. “It seems fun to play more greenly, because then you can help nature, and play hide-and-seek even better.”
Marinus Paardekoper doesn't understand why there are plans to add two new wind turbines on the Rozenburg island. Together with his band WC Heroes he wrote a protest song, on the melody of Riders on the Storm by The Doors. During the filming of the music video, musician Rinus Vreugdenhil points to a row of wind turbines located at the water's edge.
Hello family members, It isn't easy living in the USA. Our beautiful name is rather difficult for them. Below you'll find a list of all the different ways they've written the name. Do you encounter them too? Please tell us!
Ten firemen from Honselersdijk have been awarded decorations, because they’ve been members of the voluntary fire service for over twenty years. The firemen decorated are John Bruinen, Rob Honselaar, Leen Lange, John van der Linden, Marco van Santen, Wim the Voeght, Michiel Zuijderwijk, Jeroen Zuurveld, Jos Zwinkels, and Eric Huibrecht Vreugdenhil (K XII l.1, fourth from the right). They all received their decorations from Mayor Bouke Arends and may now call themselves Member of the Order of Orange-Nassau./p>
Over Mijn Lijk (‘Over My Dead Body’, Dutch tv-series that follows young people with terminal diseases for several weeks of their lives) has won the Gouden Televizier-Ring 2020 (Annual Dutch Public-Awards for tv-shows). Editor Eline Vreugdenhil and Producer Marc Dik tell about how the series came into existance. “Over Mijn Lijk is more about life than death.”