Jan. 24, 2012
This Saturday,Oak View Elementary is hosting a Healthy Living Fair for parents and families to come learn more about choosing a healthier lifestyle and to hear from area public service agencies and businesses.
The fair, which is funded thanks to a grant from Guilford County Schools (GCS) and Guilford Parent Academy, will take place this Saturday, Jan. 28, from 10 a.m. until noon at Oak View.
Healthy Living Fair
Saturday, Jan. 28 from 10 a.m. - noon
Oak View Elementary
614 Oakview Road
High Point, NC 27265
During the fair, parents and families will have an opportunity to take Zumba, Tae Kwon Do and various classes on nutrition and safety. Parents will also be able to network with organizations in the community. Refreshments and childcare will be provided.
Oak View is one of 13 schools that received a $1,000 grant to be used toward planning health-related educational opportunities for parents and families. GCS and Guilford Parent Academy partnered with Cone Health Foundation, the YMCA, Get Healthy Guilford and Businesses for Excellence in Education to offer these grants.
Cone Health Foundation
is a supporting organization to Cone Health. The foundation pledged $10,000 to GCS for the grants. The YMCA and Get Healthy Guilford contributed $2,000 and Businesses for Excellence in Education contributed an additional $1,000.
Other schools that received the grant are: Archer Elementary, Allen Jay Elementary, Bluford STEM Academy, Dudley High, Hampton Elementary University Partnership Magnet, Hunter Elementary, Irving Park Elementary, Peck Elementary, Rankin Elementary, Sedgefield Elementary and Welborn Academy of Science and Technology.