Monday, March 17, 2014

CoxHealth highlights heart health at Kohl’s CARDIAC Kids Family Fun Night

For immediate release
March 17, 2014

CoxHealth is hosting another Kohl’s CARDIAC Kids Family Fun Night. This time the event is for the fifth grade students at Inman Intermediate School and John Thomas School of Discovery in Nixa.

Kohl’s CARDIAC Kids Family Fun Night is Thursday, March 20, at Inman Intermediate School in Nixa, 6-7:30 p.m.

The students and their families will learn about heart healthy eating. “We focus on healthy eating pertaining to fat and sugar consumption,” says Lauren Holland, Community Educator, CoxHealth. “Participants will also learn how to staying active can improve heart health, and how long and how hard you should be active.” Everyone will receive a pedometer and will prepare a healthy snack.

Kohl’s CARDIAC Kids Family Fun Night is free. Funding for the program is provided through a grant from the Kohl’s Cares Foundation. Kohl’s Cares allocates grant money through their foundation to give back to its communities and help combat childhood obesity.