Friday, March 29, 2013

Learn More About Childhood Obesity Prevention

On Saturday, April 13, St. Luke’s is hosting Taking Charge: A Call to Action, a conference open to anyone interested in learning more about intervention and prevention of childhood obesity.

The conference will feature experts on childhood obesity and prevention. Local experts and community leaders will also be on hand for session breakouts on physical activity, nutrition and obesity management.

After the conference, St. Luke’s Children’s in partnership with Boise State is hosting the Be Well Now Family Wellness Festival. The event will be held from 1p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Caven-Williams Sports Complex. The day will feature fun and healthy activities for the entire family, including the following: demonstrations by local outdoor and activity groups and nutrition and wellness tips from Treasure Valley healthy lifestyle experts.

It’s free to attend. Learn more online.

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