Chef G. Garvin picks Healthy Cook-Off Competition Winner

Posted by  Renee Mahaffey Harris on 12.22.2011

Saturday, November 19 was an eventful day for WeTHRIVE! and the Center for Closing the Health Gap. In the morning, 200 people gathered at the Cintas Center for the Do Right! Healthy Cooking Workshop. Jenny Evans from OSU Extension and Master Nutrition Volunteers put on a fun interactive session about healthy eating, meal planning and MyPlate. Participants took home a free turkey to get them started on their own Thanksgiving dinner.

While that was going on, a crowd was already lining up outside for the main attraction of the day…and they were not disappointed! Celebrity Chef G. Garvin’s...

WeTHRIVE! Child Care Initiative focuses on healthy food and physical activity for young children in Hamilton County day care centers

Posted by  Kiana Trabue on 12.15.2011

You may know that WeTHRIVE! works with communities, businesses, schools and faith-based groups to make Hamilton County a healthier place to live. Now we are working with those who care for the youngest of our children—child care centers.

Child care providers have a unique opportunity to shape the lives of the children and families they serve. Think about it--healthy eating and physical activity habits started in early childhood can last a lifetime!

The WeTHRIVE! Child Care Initiative provides resources, training and other assistance to help child care providers serve healthier foods and beverages, limit screen time and increase active play. ...

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