Friday, December 1, 2017

'I'm A Star' Teens host 7th annual ‘Let’s Move JAX’

Healthy Food and Fitness Festival, organized by the I'm AStar Foundation youth which is the largest group to win $1000 at the 7th annual “Let's Move Jacksonville”, will hold a healthy food and fitness festival on Saturday, December 2, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Henry J. Klutho Park, located in Springfield at 204 W 3rd St, Jacksonville, FL 32206.  3rd street will be closed to allow for parking.

Families, groups or churches that bring the most people to I'm A Star Foundation's 7th Annual Let’s Move Jacksonville festival this Saturday will take home $1000.  The I’m A Star Teens design the event for the whole family, ages 1 to 100.  It’s free and open to the public.  Youth in the I'm A Star Foundation will give away free fruits and vegetables to all attendees.

Activities include: Free food
Free Farmer’s Market giving away local produce DJ/Music by 93.3 The Beat Jamz Line Dancing Bounce Houses Flag Football Kickball Cheerleading Camp Hula Hooping Hopscotch Basketball Double Dutch Skateboarding Bike Paths Nature Trails – Face Painting – Arts – Crafts – Space for Picnic Blankets  oga & Relay Races.

Since learning in a CDC Youth Risk Behavioral Study in 2010 that "this generation may not outlive their parents", youth in the I’m A Star Foundation plan this event annually to engage their peer group and combat childhood obesity.  City and community leaders of all kinds typically support the event, which has attracted upwards of 3000+ people.  Each year, I'm A Star Foundation awards the group who brings the most attendees with $1000.  Last year, Communities in Schools took home the prize.

About I’m A Star Foundation
Established in 2010, I'm A Star Foundation is a non-profit organization comprised of students (ages 12-18) who develop solutions to improve their communities.  An acronym for “Smart, Talented And Resilient” students, the Foundation draws 35 volunteer student servant leaders from middle and high schools across Duval County each year.

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