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Tag Archives: childhood obesity prevention

Getting HIIT FITT at University Academy

By: Gina Stingley, Director of Community Impact, 2013-14 A new report published last week from the New England Journal of Medicine says one in eight US kindergarteners is obese. By … Continue reading

February 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

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

Glove Drive: keeping little hands warm this winter

By: Alise Kowalski, 2013-14 PR/Marketing Chair The Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri kicked off its annual glove drive on September 1 at League headquarters in Kansas City, Mo.  The … Continue reading

September 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Community Advisor Spotlight | Ann Davis | JLKCMO

When the first group of families signed up for Healthy Hawks seven years ago, Dr. Ann Davis wasn’t sure how long the nutritional program would last. “Program’s like this are … Continue reading

April 22, 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