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Healthy Hero Skate at Manhattan Square Park
Sporting purple hats and mittens, kids were given free skate-time at Manhattan Square Park.
WDKX Step Jam 2012 - Gangnam Style
5-2-1-0 Be a Healthy Hero was one of sponsors of this sell-out event that really gets kids moving.
Annual Walk to School Day
Walk to School Day is a one-day event aimed at building awareness for the need for walkable communities.
Eleven city schools to receive up to $15,000 grants to support increased physical activity
Mayor Tom Richards was joined by Superintendent Bolgen Vargas and President of the Greater Rochester Health Foundation John Urban to announce that 11 city schools will receive up to $15,000 grants to support increased physical activity.
Free Screening of the New HBO Documentary "The Weight of the Nation"
WXXI hosted a free screening of the documentary film “The Weight of the Nation” and held a panel discussion that included Bonnie C. DeVinney, Vice President and Chief Program Office of the Greater Rochester Health Foundation.
City Issues “Call for Coaches” for Youth Competitions in Dance, Step, Double Dutch
The Greater Rochester Health Foundation is funding the R.E.C. @ Rec with a grant as part of the 5-2-1-0 Healthy Hero campaign.
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