Let’s P.L.A.A.Y!!

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!!  May and June events include:
1. “P.L.A.A.Y!! Choose My Plate Create a Healthy Dinner Plate Challenge”. Log on to www.ChooseMyPlate.org, follow the guidelines and create a healthy dinner plate. Take a picture of your plate and send your recipes and picture to nmitchem@bccap.org by April 21, 2014. Winners will be awarded on May, 2, 2014 at the “BCCAP HS/EHS Community Wellness, Nutrition, Health and Fitness Day” held at the Human Service building located at 795 Woodlane Road, Mt. Holly, 9AM to 4PM.
2. Saturday, May 3, 2014 Calling all Men: Prepare and present your “healthy” dish at the annual “Men are Cookin’ in South Jersey” at Burlington County Institute of Technology, 695 Woodlane Road, Mt. Holly, NJ sponsored by Pi Mu Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. 6PM to 9PM. For more information, email menarecookingsj@gmail.com.
3. Saturday, May 31, 2014 join us for “Let’s Get Physical…WALK in the PARK”.  In partnership with the Burlington County Health Department & Burlington County Park Department we invite everyone to join us for a 3 mile walk, bike ride, or run at Pennington Park in Delanco, New Jersey from 11AM to 3PM. The Sheriff Department will give away free bike helmets!
4. “P.L.A.A.Y!! ChooseMyPlate SUPERTRACKER Healthy Makeover Challenge” – log on to www.ChooseMyPlate.  Track your meals and fitness during the months of April, May and June for a healthy makeover challenge.  Email your name, picture, contact information, start weight, waist circumference, blood pressure and your fitness log to nmitchem@bccap.org  for each month by June 15, 2014 to be eligible to win a Fitness Basket!

We are ready to P.L.A.A.Y!! and promote health, wellness and fight obesity.  For more information, email Natalie Mitchem, Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist at nmitchem@bccap.org and look for community flyers!

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