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HealthCorps Students from Health Careers Academy High School Host Pi Day Celebration in Honor of this Year’s Pi-Perfect Date: 03.14.15

Posted 03/16/2015 | By HealthCorps

HealthCorps Students From Local High School Put on Community Event to Encourage Fun around Healthy Learning and Healthy Eating

MEDIA CONTACTS:
Stephanie Gooel
HealthCorps
917-512-6653
Stephanie.Gooel@healthcorps.org

Karen Johnson
HealthCorps
703-362-7582
Karen.Johnson@healthcorps.org

Stockton, CA – (March 13, 2015)HealthCorps® students at Health Careers Academy High School will host a Pi Day event to promote health and wellness and community fun from 9:00am to 12:30pm on Saturday, March 14, 2015.  The Pi Day Celebration is open to the public ($0.50-$4 admission) and will share HealthCorps’ mission to educate teens about the importance of nutrition and mental resiliency by engaging attendees in hands-on, pi-themed event booths.  Activities will include Fun Run, a 3.14 mile race around the school (begins at 9:26), a Pie Eating Contest (begins at 12:00; open to public; Pumpkin flavor), a Pie Toss, and Pie Tastings, where participants will learn about and indulge in healthy pie fillings such as peaches and apples. The event is an opportunity for students, staff, and community members to learn about and celebrate pi (and pie) in a fun and exciting way. “I am looking forward to allowing students the opportunity for payback by pieing me in the face”, said Health Careers Academy Pie Toss Participant.

Community Relations or Media associates are welcome to attend to increase awareness about the amazing work being done by HealthCorps students.

WHEN:

Saturday, March 14
9:00AM-12:30PM

WHERE:

HEALTH CAREERS ACADEMY (OUTSIDE – FRONT OF SCHOOL)
931 E MAGNOLIA STREET
STOCKTON, CA 95202

WHO:

  • HEALTHCORPS COORDINATOR (BERNICE ROSAS) AND HEALTHCORPS STUDENTS
  • HEALTH CAREERS ACADEMY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
  • GRUPE COMMERCIAL

PRESS: Media is encouraged to attend, as this will be a great visual opportunity. You may also contact us for interview opportunities before or after the event. For more information please contact Stephanie Gooel at 917-512-6653 or Stephanie.Gooel@healthcorps.org.

About HealthCorps

HealthCorps® is a 501 (c)(3) founded in 2003 by heart surgeon and Daytime Emmy Award-winning host Dr. Mehmet Oz and his wife Lisa to combat the childhood obesity crisis. HealthCorps is building a nationwide movement to shape a new generation. HealthCorps Coordinators lead unique in-school and community programming designed to foster physical and mental fitness, particularly among high-need populations. The Coordinators serve as peer-mentors who deliver a progressive curriculum in nutrition, exercise and mental resiliency to students nationwide. The HealthCorps schools have served as Living Labs through which we can explore the complex, underlying causes of the obesity crisis, as well as discover, communicate implement and advocate for national and regional solutions Today, the program network spans 55 schools in 11 states and the District of Columbia. In 2012, we introduced HealthCorps University, a train the trainer professional development program that makes available the HealthCorps principles and curriculum to virtually any school, community or organization. For more information, please visit at www.healthcorps.org and follow us on Twitter and on Facebook.

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