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Aug 25

Georgia State Football Partnering with C.H.O.I.C.E.S to Tackle Childhood Obesity

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Aug. 25, 2015
Contact: Mike Holmes
Phone: (404) 413-4033
E-mail: rholmes@gsu.edu

Georgia State Football Partnering with C.H.O.I.C.E.S to Tackle Childhood Obesity

ATLANTA – For the second straight year, Georgia State football will partner with The Center Helping Obesity In Children End Successfully (C.H.O.I.C.E.S) as a part of Childhood Obesity Awareness Day in Georgia on Sept. 26.
Members of the football team will join the organization at the GSU Football Practice Complex for an afternoon of activities to help battle childhood obesity. The event will take place from noon-2 p.m. Read the rest of this entry »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.choicesforkids.org/georgia-state-football-partnering-c-h-o-c-e-s-tackle-childhood-obesity/

Aug 03

Childhood Obesity Awareness Day

CHOICES & Georgia State University present the Panthers Tackling Childhood Obesity Field Day on September 24, 2016.

GSU SPORTS ARENA
125 Decatur Street, Suite 201
Atlanta GA 30303
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Permanent link to this article: http://www.choicesforkids.org/childhood-obesity-awareness-day-2015/

Nov 12

THE GIVING GOES ON…Georgia Gives Day!

What is GA Gives Day?
Have you ever been part of a flashmob? Here is your chance! Give during Georgia Gives Day on November 13th and join others in a state-wide “flashmob of giving” to help Georgia nonprofits raise as much money as possible in a 24-hour period.

Formed in year 2002, the Center Helping Obesity In Children End Successfully, Inc (C.H.O.I.C.E.S.) aims to provide a safe, supportive environment for at-risk and clinically diagnosed obese children through collaborative partnerships with fitness trainers, physical and psychological health professionals, motivational speakers and dietitians. In year 2015, we will engage with 300 children and 600 adults on a consistent, weekly basis through our Sisters in the L.I.T.E. and Cooking Classes. We will also provide simple nutrition education, physical activity and better health awareness to at least 2,000 attendees at our community wide, Let’s Move! Atlanta Expo and Let’s Move! DeKalb Expo.

Georgia Gives Day 2014How do I donate to C.H.O.I.C.E.S.?
It’s easy! Make online donation by credit card or e-check. Every penny counts!

Here’s a link to our donation page: https://www.gagivesday.org/c/GGD/a/choicesforkids

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.choicesforkids.org/november-13th-georgia-gives-day/

Sep 27

Panthers Tackling Childhood Obesity Field Day

We chaGSU Panthers Tackling Childhood Obesity Field Day with CHOICESrged the football field at Georgia State University on Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 12:00 – 2:00 pm for the “Panthers Tackling Childhood Obesity Field Day” with C.H.O.I.C.E.S.. There was fitness zones with team players from several Georgia State University sports.  Children were from local Elementary Schools and Middle Schools had a great time.  Admission for this fun obesity field day was free!

Got questions? Call us at 678.819.3663 or send an email to: info@ChoicesForKids.org

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.choicesforkids.org/panthers-tackling-childhood-obesity-field-day/

Sep 23

September 27, 2014 was Childhood Obesity Awareness Day In Atlanta!

On September 17, 2014, the Fulton County Board of Commissioners recognized C.H.O.I.C.E.S. for twelve years of outstanding service to overweight youth and their families. At the same time, the Fulton County Board of Commissioners proclaimed Saturday, September 27th, 2014 as “Childhood Obesity Awareness Day In Atlanta”. This day was a call to action not only for Fulton County, but for all of the communities that make of Metropolitan Atlanta.  Join in the spirit of this day by doing a fitness activity or preparing a healthy meal at home.

Click here to read the Childhood Obesity Awareness Day In Atlanta Proclamation Read the rest of this entry »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.choicesforkids.org/september-27-2014-childhood-obesity-awareness-day-atlanta/

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