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'CHEERS' to Mount St. Mary's

by jmaloni
Thu, Sep 8th 2011 01:40 pm

Starting Thursday, Sept. 15, and continuing for six weeks, Mount St. Mary's will present the "CHEERS Program" ("Choosing Healthy Eating and Exercise Routines for a Healthier Life"). This program teaches children and their families simple eating and exercise plans, which they can internalize and use throughout life.

The program's six sessions focus on important aspects of healthy physical and emotional behaviors to encourage better nutrition and exercise. "CHEERS" runs from 4:30 until 6 p.m. in Room 249. 

This program has specific requirements; call 298-2299 for more information.

Additional sessions in the "CHEERS Program" and topics include:

  • Sept. 15: Parent information and registration
  • Sept. 29: "The 'Stoplight' Method"
  • Oct. 6: "Don't Be a Couch Potato!"
  • Oct. 13: "Feel Good About Who You Are"
  • Oct. 20: "Healthy Cooking for Busy Families"
  • Oct. 27: "Dinner 'Out' "

Insurance coverage varies by plan/HMO. Contact your company for coverage. The maximum fee is $35 per child, which covers all materials.

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