Tag: Knoxville

Celebrating at the White House: Let’s Move! Brings Communities Together

This is a guest post by Christi Branscom and Kathleen Gibi. Children in Knoxville participate in the city’s Kids Can Bike! program. (City of Knoxville Parks and Recreation Department) As we got into the back of a taxi on a warm September morning in Washington, we had the following conversation: Christi to the driver: “We

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Teaming up to Capitalize on Natural Beauty: Knoxville and Knox County, TN

In honor of the 4th anniversary of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! initiative this week, we are reprinting a series of blog posts from the Lets Move! blog. Below is the third post in this series, written by  Madeline Rogero, Mayor of Knoxville, TN and Tim Burchett, Mayor of Knox County, TN. We’re moving in Knoxville,

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Local Elected Officials Honored for Let’s Move! Cities, Towns and Counties Achievements

Everyone has a role to play in preventing childhood obesity, including local elected officials who serve as leaders in adopting policies or making environmental changes so children in their communities reach their full potential and live healthy lives. As a part of Let’s Move! Cities, Towns and Counties (LMCTC), communities can earn bronze, silver and

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