HOST Healthy Eating And Physical Activity Roundup, February 25, 2019

February 25, 2019

preschoolers lunchThe latest in our regular roundups of healthy eating and physical activity news from HOST members and others.

Events

  • The Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) is holding its next Afterschool Meals Matter Conference Call on Thursday, March 7, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. ET, on "Developing Your Summer Meals Outreach Plan." They say, "This call will cover ways to partner with schools, advocates, summer program providers, and other partners to develop a marketing plan that can increase the visibility of the program and build participation." Learn more and register.

Research

  • FRAC has released its annual School Breakfast Scorecard, which shows that through the School Breakfast Program, more low-income children across the country are getting the nutrition they need to learn and thrive.

Tips and Ideas

Profiles

  • Marathon Kids profiles Beth Elk Looks Back, who has worked at the Boys & Girls Club of Rosebud, on South Dakota’s Rosebud Indian Reservation, since 2013. Elk Looks Back launched the Marathon Kids program there in 2018 as part of her commitment to instilling healthy habits.
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