Let’s Move California! Two Day Kick off Celebration in Los Angeles!
May 1, 2012 Leave a comment
On June 15th – 16th in Los Angeles, community members, organizations and leaders throughout California, led by FAME Assistance Corporation (FAC) will join together to launch Let’s Move California!, a statewide mobilization campaign dedicated to solving the problem of obesity within a generation, so that children born today will grow up healthier and able to pursue their dreams.
An initiative of FAME Assistance Corporation, Let’s Move L.A.! is the local branch of First Lady Michelle Obama’s nationwide campaign and it excitedly expanding their scope of work for the entire State of California. Let’s Move California! is celebrating this launch with an event packed weekend on June 15th – 17th. Working directly with White House Senior Policy Advisor for Healthy Foods Initiatives, Sam Kass, and Let’s Move California spokeperson Wolfgang Puck, these 3 days of celebrations, coordinated and led by FAME, is filled with critical health information, delicious food and fun physical activities. FAME Assistance Corporation is calling on partners across the state of California to join in these efforts, especially on Saturday June 16th. For more information on how to get involved email Keely Hopkins at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Friday, June 15th – Let’s Move Summit: Let’s Move California kicks off the weekend with an educational summit bringing together elected officials, educators, non-profits, policy advocates, and community leaders to learn more about the goals of Let’s Move California. More info click here
- Saturday, June 16th – Let’s Move: Fitness Feria: As part of broadening the reach of the Let’s Move mission, FAME has partnered with Fitness Feria to produce a fun filled day of physical activity for up to 10,000 families and community members. This event is free to attend and is looking for exhibitors from across the State of California to join this event, click here to register for an activity and booth. Event will take place at Robert F. Kennedy Schools, 701 South Catalina Street, Los Angeles 90005 from 10am – 2pm.
- Saturday, June 16 – Let’s Move: Host an event anywhere in California: FAME is asking groups that want to host an event in other parts of the state on Saturday in honor of Let’s Move California day, or host their regularly schedule activity taking place that day in support of Let’s Move California. FAME will be highlighting and sharing events happening throughout California that day at Let’s Move California Los Angeles event. Those who participate statewide in this day will have their name and event on website prior to the event so that people in other parts of the state can find events near them to participate in on that day. Join in these efforts and help support Let’s Move California events all across the state.
- Sunday, June 17th – Let’s Move California: Faith, Families, & Fitness: canceled.