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Category Archives: HealthyU

Kids In the Kitchen: a Partnership In the Community and Across Leagues

We will take a trip into the kitchen with today’s blog post from Robin “Radish” Rowland, Kids in the Kitchen Chair 2013-2014. It’s a good look at how the Junior … Continue reading

July 7, 2014 · 2 Comments

Healthy U | Family Dinners bring family and food together

By Kristi McNearney, Family Dinners committee member His smile said it all. A boy in my group had accomplished his final weekly goal of cooking a meal for his family. … Continue reading

November 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Making an impact in reducing childhood obesity

By: Alise Kowalski, PR/Marketing Chair, 2013-14 The Kansas City Star recently highlighted the significant impact the Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri programming has had on reducing children’s obesity levels. … Continue reading

September 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Junior League: making an impact on children’s nutrition and fitness

By: Gina Stingley, Community Impact Director According to a new report out by the American Medical Association, one third of Americans are considered obese, and, perhaps more alarmingly, childhood obesity … Continue reading

June 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Healthy U | Successes with Family Dinners

By Alicia Heins, Family Dinners Committee Chair 2012-13 Healthy U’s Family Dinners is a 12-week program working with University Academy and Harvesters. During the fall semester, 11 families prepared meals, … Continue reading

April 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Community Impact | University Academy student talks up Nutrition Club

What I like about Nutrition Club By Torrei Ealy, University Academy sixth-grade student Nutrition Club really helps me a lot. It provides me with healthy food so I can stick to … Continue reading

April 11, 2013 · Leave a comment