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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

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

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