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Inspiring Others

Contest Photo by: epstein1998
Gaithersburg, MD
Category: New Moves

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Being healthy is more than physical activity and eating healthy. It is also about leading by example. We planned and implemented the first Family Fitness Night recently at our elementary school. Partnering with a local gymnastics studio and the school's PE teacher, we inpired 100 students and their families to try new activities and learn more active lives. Participants had the opportunity to play hockey, try out karate moves and dance. They also learned about available resources.
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