Demand Healthy Week

February 23, 2011 by  
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Demand Healthy Week
It’s Time to Make Healthy the Norm in Texas

Photo: ACTIVE Life

Texans across the state can show their support for healthy living by participating in ACTIVE Life’s first-ever “Demand Healthy Week” during the first week in May (May 2-8). All you have to do is create and share “Moments of Health” – such as organizing a walk or bike ride with friends, preparing a healthy meal or participating in a clean-up day in your community.

It’s easy and simple to show your support for a healthy, active Texas. Just sign up for FREE at www.DemandHealthyWeek.org <http://www.demandhealthyweek.org/> to find information and ideas for “Moments of Health” and to learn about public Moments in the community. You’ll also find special discounts for healthy products and services from participating national and local retailers, restaurants and other companies.

ACTIVE Life is an Austin-based, non-profit organization dedicated to organizing the movement for healthy change in America.

What: Demand Healthy Week is an annual week-long initiative that encourages people and places across the country to create, share and promote Moments of Health.

When: Beginning May 2, 2011 and ending May 9, 2011

Where: Communities throughout Texas and the nation

Who: Individuals, Families, Schools, Community Organizations, Faith-based Organizations, Employers, Restaurants, Retailers, and Vendors

Organizer: ACTIVE Life, an Austin based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to organizing the movement for healthy change in America.

Sponsors: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, H-E-B, and National Association for Health and Fitness

CONTACT:
John Waterman
(512) 533-9555 x 302
john@activelifehq.org
www.demandhealthyweek.org

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