Where were you on the first food Day October
24th 2011? Here
is a story about where we were.
Kingston for Kids Site - http://www.healthykingston.org/
Creating Healthy Places to Live, Work and
Play is a project in Ulster County working to change
policy, systems and the environment to create a climate
where the healthy choice is the easy choice.
The Community Heart Health Coalition of Ulster County is
working with childcare center professionals, implementing
the NAPS SACC program.
The Nutrition and Physical Activity Self Assessment for
Child Care Centers . The child care center professionals
will be trained to improve nutrition, increase physical
activity and reduce screen time at their facilities.
Working to Reverse Childhood Obesity
Cornell Cooperative Extension Ulster County (CCEUC)
and several partners are leading an initiative funded by
the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to reverse the childhood
obesity epidemic in Kingston, NY through environmental and
The Community Heart Health coalition of Ulster County in
one of the four committees are charged with seeing out the
work plan of the grant.. CHHC is chairing the Healthy After
School Snack Committee.
Members of this committee will work closely with the school
district and afterschool programs to change the food available
to youth during the afterschool hours. They will develop
nutritional and cultural criteria for afterschool snacks,
write a model healthy snack policy to be adopted by institutions
in Kingston, and assist institutions to make changes in
$360k grant boosts health, fitness initiatives
for Kingston kids
KINGSTON — Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster
County has announced receipt of a $360,000 grant for four
health and fitness initiatives for children involving city
parks and the entire Kingston school district over a four-year
The agency is seeking volunteers to assist with the initiatives.
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grant boosts health, fitness initiatives for Kingston kids"