The Burlington County Community Action Program Head Start and Early Head Start in partnership with Health Officer, Dr. Holly Funkhouser Cucuzzella, Director of Health Education at the Burlington County Health Department John Sivon and Dr. Trina L. Gipson-Jones, RN will launch the P.L.A.A.Y!! March 2014.
P.L.A.A.Y!! stands for Promoting Lifelong Activity among Adults and Youth. The program is open to Burlington County residents and Head Start families, staff and children.
P.L.A.A.Y. !! events include: “Choose My Plate Event for National Nutrition Month” and “P.L.A.A.Y. Healthy and Fit Community Makeover Challenge Sign -Up”.
May, 2, 2014 will be “Community Wellness, Nutrition, Health and Fitness Day” held at the Human Service building located at 795 Woodlane Road, Mt. Holly. Then on May 3, 2014 we will partner with the annual “Men are Cooking” at Burlington County Institute of Technology sponsored by Pi Mu Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. In June a “COMMUNITY WALK AT YOUR LOCAL PARK DAY”! We invite everyone to participate.
We are ready to P.L.A.A.Y!! and promote health, wellness and fight obesity. P.L.A.A.Y. is one of the initiatives identified in the Community Health Improvement Plan (C.H.I.P.) published by The Burlington County Health Department. For more information email Natalie Mitchem, Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist at firstname.lastname@example.org and look for community flyers!