Saturday, March 25, 2023

Skip the Sweets for Better Treats at "Healthy Halloween" Event

Operation Fit Nation and Rebel Body Fitness 24/7 will promote healthy habits for kids at this year’s “Healthy Halloween” event.

Kids don’t have to gorge themselves on sweets to enjoy Halloween this year, thanks to a “Healthy Halloween” event co-sponsored by Operation Fit Nation and Rebel Body Fitness 24-7.
“Healthy Halloween” will be held from 6-8 p.m., Friday, October 27, at Lafayette High School Commons. The event is designed to promote healthy behaviors for children while having fun and encouraging a safe celebration of the holiday.
The Lafayette High School Commons will be transformed into a child-friendly zone where kids can play games, test their fitness and nutrition knowledge, get grab-bags with nutritious treats and more.
Upon entering, each family will receive a flyer that highlights all of the event supporters and activities. Families are encouraged to visit every vendor’s booth to encourage their continued support.
Activities include a Trunk-or-Treat hosted in the parking lot by the Future Farmers of America. Blood pressure screenings will also be offered to parents.
Additional “Healthy Halloween” events will take place at the Charleston Elementary School in Charleston (4:30-6 p.m., October 24) and at the Boys and Girls Club of Northwest Mississippi in Batesville (5-7 p.m., October 26).
Key sponsors for the event are Tallahatchie General Hospital;; RebelWell; Landshark Delivery; Rebel Body Fitness 24-7; Smoothie King; The Diabetic Shoppe; Sayle Oil; Joe Thomas; Charter Road Hospitality; The Children’s Dental Center; Medical Marketing Economics; Oxford Heart and Vascular Consultants; and GNC.
Other sponsors include Charleston Vision Center; Mississippi Federal Credit Union; Bank of Commerce; North East Mississippi Electric Power Association; Corelogic-FNC; and Community Church of Oxford.

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