To celebrate Nickelodeon's Worldwide Day of Play, tennis centers around Tampa Bay are offering free court time on Saturday, October 6. Just go to youthtennis.com, plug in your zip code and you'll find an event near you. A Free…Continue
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The Florida Department of Health Communities Putting Prevention to Work (CPPW) program recently compiled a collection of success stories. As you know, the two-year program, funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, began in 2010 and has worked with schools,…Continue
Added by Maggie Hall on August 30, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Preschool providers attending the Early Childhood Conference "Get Movement Into Your Classroom and Add Sizzle to Your Circle" held at St. Petersburg College on Saturday, August 18 received a bonus gift. In the breakout session taught by Eileen Hodges of the Early Learning Coalition, they received the Sesame Street Healthy Habits for Life curriculum.…Continue
Added by Maggie Hall on August 20, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments
The Early Learning Coalition of Pinellas County, Inc. will host an Early Childhood Conference, "Get Movement into Your Classroom and Add Sizzle to Your Circle" on Saturday, August 18 at St. Petersburg College, Gibbs Campus. The conference runs from 8:30 am- 3:30 pm and will…Continue
Added by Maggie Hall on August 2, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments
Sesame Workshop is pleased to offer its newest free resource "We Have the Moves" to all our Making Health Easier friends and colleagues.
This new Bilingual (english/Spanish) guide has over 40 pages of ways to get kids moving during the day.
The resource is divided into four sections to offer you activity ideas that can fit your routines, space, and even the weather:
Added by Christina M. App on June 27, 2012 at 11:35am — No Comments
Attention birders and lovers of all things nature! Did you know that we have one of the premier birding sites in Florida right here in Pinellas County? Sawgrass Park in St. Petersburg is mentioned by the Great Florida Birding Trail and the National Audubon Society as just that. Come see unique birds and a…Continue
Added by Maggie Hall on June 20, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments
If you would like to learn even more about the programs that Pinellas County has in place, visit our Communities Putting Prevention to Work website at http://www.cppwpinellas.org/.
With the help of our enthusiastic and…Continue
Added by Maggie Hall on June 13, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments
The CPPW program in Pinellas is excited about being able to provide the instructional fitness DVDs shown above for eight Neighborhood Family Centers to use in their physical activity classes! One secret to enjoying good health is all about finding the physical fun that's right for you, and if you live in…Continue
Added by Maggie Hall on June 13, 2012 at 11:26am — No Comments
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The City of Clearwater is right out there in front when it comes to implementing creative ideas to reduce the number of throw-a-way plastic bottles and in making drinking water easier to access! Zach Taylor, the wellness specialist for the city, talks about his…Continue
Added by Maggie Hall on May 14, 2012 at 9:31am — No Comments
It’s National Physical Education and Sport Week, which kicks off National Physical Fitness and Sports Month! Use this time to encourage parents and teachers to help kids explore new physical activities to determine what they like and encourage them to participate in those activities on a regular basis!
CPPW communities are also…Continue
Added by CDC on May 3, 2012 at 8:46am — No Comments
In an effort to help Pinellas County residents take control of their busy and sometimes not so healthy lifestyles, the YMCA of the Suncoast is offering a series of classes through the Communities Putting Prevention to Work Program that provide peer support and an lifestyle coach at no cost to those…Continue
Added by Maggie Hall on May 2, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Today in the United States, approximately 1 in 3 adults is obese and 1 in 6 children is obese. Obesity rates just keep climbing and those rates contribute to chronic disease and poor health outcomes in our society. There is no simple solution. It's true that people need to make better choices. But in order for that to…Continue
Added by Maggie Hall on March 5, 2012 at 8:00pm — No Comments
Want to have a few minutes of ACTIVE fun with your preschooler? Join Elmo, Big Bird and Abby as they show you some cool moves! Get the Moves!…Continue
Added by Maggie Hall on February 13, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments