Celebrating NFL Play 60 10th Year Anniversary!
ATLANTA, October 9, 2017—Celebrating NFL Play 60, 10th year Anniversary with Fuel Up to Play 60 Kickoff on October 13th with Freddie the Falcon, Atlanta Falcon Cheerleaders, Fuel Up To Play60-Program Advisor and President at Sports Unlimited Enterprise Erika Mitchell, Teen Georgia Latina, Former Atlanta Falcon Buddy Curry, Former Atlanta Falcon Ovie Mughelli, and Former Atlanta Falcon Chuck Wiley Jr.
This event will take place at the Chapel Hill Middle school, located 3535 Dogwood Farm Drive, Decatur, GA 30034, between the hours of 1:30 - 3:00 pm. Freddie the Falcon and world class "Super" Trainer of the Stars, Jody Smith will lead the Fuel up Play 60 with an exciting exercise routine, followed by the Atlanta Falcon Cheerleading Squad routine for the young girls along with guest speakers; Erika Mitchell, Teen Georgia Latina, NFL Players Buddy Curry, Ovie Mughelli, Chuck Wiley Jr, will speak on the importance of exercise and nutrition. Also, Chapel Hill Middle School will receive a proclamation from the office of Office of Commissioner Larry Johnson DeKalb County Board of Commissioners – District 5.
Fuel Up To Play 60 program is designed to provide our youth with the positive benefits of educational tutoring, cultural enrichment, environmental awareness, social responsibility, nutrition, healthy eating, exercise, and sports. Students will have the opportunity to observe others on the high school, college, and professional levels utilizing mental and physical talents to accomplish goals. The partnership between the NFL and Fuel Up to Play 60 gave our students more opportunities to be physically active and to "Play 60" by offering PE teachers and school administrators the equipment, curriculum, training and recognition they needed to uplift and support our physical education program. Results for the 2017-2018 school term will include: Using the NFL Play - 60 Kits in PE class last semester At least 89% of students will use the NFL Play 60 kits during sporting activities 88% will use the Kits after - school, leading to an increased number of physically activity for our student body. Fuel Up to Play 60 will increase our in-school nutrition and physical activity programs, this will be accomplished by launching our team of volunteers in the Decatur Community. Fuel Up to Play 60 will engage and empower our community's youth to take action for their own health by implementing long-term positive changes for themselves and their families. The program's adult volunteers will encourage youth to consume nutrient-rich foods (low-fat and fat-free dairy, fruits, vegetables and whole grains) and achieve at least 60 minutes of physical activity every day. As a result of this initiative, students will make better food choices and are getting more physically active during the school day. On behalf of Southeast United Dairy Industry Association, Inc., we are pleased to inform you that Chapel Hill Middle School's application for Funds for Fuel Up to Play 60 for the 2017 - 2018 2017 school term has been approved. Funding for our application has been generously provided by Southeast United Dairy Industry Association, Inc. in the amount of $3,800.00. NFL Play 60 at Chapel Hill Middle School will participate at the Falcons vs Vikings game December 3, 2017 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. This is part of the $8,800.00 grant we received from NFL Play 60 and Organization of DeKalb Educators Priority Schools Grants.
Chapel Hill Middle School Fule Up To Play60 is sponsored by the NFL Play 60, NFLPA National Office, NFLPA – Atlanta Chapter, Kroger’s, Duncan Doughnuts, Subway, Southeast United Dairy Industry Association, Inc., DeKalb County School Division (Communications) and Sports Unlimited, LLC
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