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Active and Fun Before the day is Done!
You know you are on to something good when kids arerequesting to play movement games at their child care provider. This is what Micki Ziskovsky, a home day care provider, discovered after she attended an I am Moving, I am Learning (IMIL) in 2011. The Statewide Health Improvement Program (SHIP) hashelped fund trainings like IMIL and since 2009, 1,700 child care sites have increased physical activity for 23,900 children. “In my opinion, there should be no obese child if they are getting any type of physical activity and proper nutrition,” explains Ziskovsky...more Active and Fun Before the day is Done! (PDF 281KB/1pg)

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Community Leadership Team

  • Zach Pruitt, Northfield Healthy Communities Initiative, Chemical Health Coalition
  • Erin Mayberry, Northfield School District Community Services Division
  • Marcia Morris Beck, United Way of Faribault
  • Laurie Johnson, Faribault Public Schools
  • Caren Hoffman, A Child's Delight, United for Kids Coalition
  • Neil Lutsky, Carleton College and Northfield Non-motorized Task Force
  • Dr. Donald Lum, Northfield Hospital, Rice County Public Health
  • Sheila Rolling, Fit for Life
  • Asher Ali, Somali Community Services Center
  • James Wolf, University of Minnesota Rothenberger Institute, Faribault School District

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Updated Wednesday, 16-Jul-2014 16:26:00 CDT