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Health initiative will get Memphis moving

May 25, 2011
by Erica Horton
Commercial Appeal

It's Michelle Obama's turn to leave her mark on Memphis as her Let's Move! initiative launches in the city today along with other health initiatives.

The kickoff is from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Frayser Park, 2907 N. Watkins, and at Hickory Hill Park, 3910 Ridgeway. The events are free and open to the public.

"The Let's Move! program has four pillars: healthy choices, healthy schools, healthy food and activity," said Betty Bagett, wellness education coordinator for the city of Memphis Wellness Program.

 

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