As part of the Let’s Move Seattle! campaign, Mayor Mike McGinn is highlighting the fight against childhood obesity with a speakers bureau to be staffed by volunteers. Speakers will make presentations at local PTA meetings and to community group. If you’d like to volunteer for this effort, click here. Also, here is a link to an article by Dr. James Krieger, Public Health – Seattle & King County on reducing the intake of sugar-laden beverages.
Started by First Lady Michelle Obama, the Let’s Move! campaign has an ambitious national goal of ending childhood obesity within a generation so that children born today will reach adulthood at a healthy weight.