Virginia Healthy Youth Day: January 17, 2013

September 13, 2012 |
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Prevention Connections is a proud partner of the third annual Virginia Healthy Youth Day, scheduled for Thursday, January 17, 2013 at the Virginia State Capitol Bell Tower.  Established by a Virginia General Assembly resolution, Virginia Healthy Youth Day is held every January and promotes physical fitness, good nutrition and healthy lifestyles for Virginia’s children.

Virginia First Lady Maureen McDonnell will be the keynote speaker at an hour-long Virginia Healthy Youth Day event on the lawn of the State Capitol from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. About 400 students from local schools will be in attendance.  In addition to the Virginia Healthy Youth Day celebration at the State Capitol, dozens of other Virginia Healthy Youth Day events will take place across the state on January 17.