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Healthy kids challenge comes to an end - celebration takes place on Wednesday.

News 100 blueBy Staff

September 24th, 2018

BURLINGTON, ON

 

The Healthy Kids Community Challenge invites the community to help celebrate its success on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018 at the Burlington Performing Arts Centre from 6 to 8 p.m.

Beard - hoola hoope - run jump play

Parks and Recreation staff show people how to have healthy fun.

The Healthy Kids Community Challenge Burlington is hosting the family-friendly celebration to thank everyone for helping make Burlington a healthier community. The event includes food, refreshments, games, activities and a reading of Water Only Please by Camilla Judge-Aviss, parent educator at Reach Out Centre for Kids (ROCK).

Goldring + Tina 4 run jump play

Mayor Goldring with the daughter of a staff member making hos own contribution to healthy kids.

Burlington was one of 45 communities across Ontario to take part in Ontario’s Healthy Kids Community Challenge. Launched in 2015, the City of Burlington worked with local organizations to create action plans promoting physical activity and healthy eating for children aged 12 and under. Funding and resources were provided by the Province of Ontario. The Healthy Kids Community Challenge closes on Sept. 30.

Community Development Halton delivered much of the program on behalf of the city.

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