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School Activity Programs Nationwide Kick Off at Roosevelt School, Boston
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
School Activity Programs Nationwide Kick Off at Roosevelt School, Boston18:37 EDT Tuesday, October 15, 2013
BOSTON (Business Wire) -- Tiana Farrell, 9, of Boston shows off her dance moves today at Boston Public's Roosevelt Elementary School, where grants for 1,000 schools nationwide were announced by the Active Schools Acceleration Project (ASAP), an initiative of ChildObesity180 at Tufts University. The event is the official start of new physical activity programs in every state, funded by $1,000 grants to each school from ASAP. The Cigna Foundation is a sponsor of the program. Roosevelt Elementary is launching the 100 Mile Club running and jogging program and is one of nine grant recipient schools within Boston Public Schools.
Tiana Farrell, 9, of Boston Public's Roosevelt Elementary School, shows off her dance moves as $1,000 grants are announced for 1,000 schools nationwide to ramp up physical activity. The grants are from the Active Schools Acceleration Project, a childhood obesity initiative at Tufts University. The Cigna Foundation is a sponsor of the project. (Photo: Judy Hartling, Cigna)
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