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Wisconsin Olympians Join Forces to Stress Health and Fitness

Feb. 16, 2010

MEQUON, WI: On February 25th, Wisconsin Olympians Casey FitzRandolph and Suzy Favor Hamilton will join the students and staff of the Mequon-Thiensville School District to stress the importance of fitness and a healthy diet, through a program called “Movin’ and Munchin’.”

 

The program, administered by the Department of Public Instruction and sponsored

by the WEA Trust, encourages kids, their families, and public school employees to eat healthy and take part in regular physical activity. Schools that participate in the Movin’ and Munchin’ program are eligible to receive up to $1,000 in awards.

 

FitzRandolph, a 3-time Olympian, and 2002 gold medalist in 500-meter speed skating, and Favor Hamilton, a 3-time Olympian and holder of 7 U.S. championships and 9 NCAA titles in running, are the honorary chairpersons for the program.

 

Students from Wilson, Oriole Lane, and Donges Bay Elementary Schools will be in attendance for the “Movin’ and Munchin’” kickoff went on Thursday, February 25, 2010 at Homestead High School. Dr. Demond Means, Superintendent, will emcee the event.

 

The Mequon-Thiensville School District was chosen as the site of the event because of its enthusiasm and commitment to nutrition and exercise programs for students, staff, and community.

 

WHEN: Thursday, February 25, 2010 at 9:30 a.m.

 

WHAT: Movin’ and Munchin’ with Wisconsin Olympians Casey FitzRandolph and Suzy Favor Hamilton

 

WHERE: Homestead High School Field House

5000 West Mequon Road, Mequon, Wisconsin

 

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