Forum explores kids fitness, nutrition

Forum explores kids fitness, nutrition

A community forum on children and youth physical fitness will be presented from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Mon., April 29 at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, 135 N. Grand Ave., Los Angeles.

The forum is sponsored by the L.A. County Task Force on Children and Youth Physical Fitness, a group of professionals nominated by the Board of Supervisors to gather data on the factors that affect physical fitness in children and develop recommendations for reducing childhood obesity and promoting physical fitness among children in L.A. County.

The free forum will:

Present an overview of the status of physical fitness and nutrition among children and youth in L.A. County and the difficulties children and youth face to maintain good health;

Provide information about programs that promote physical fitness and good nutrition;

Enable community members to offer input regarding recommendations to the L.A. County Board of Supervisors for improving the physical fitness and nutritional health of children and youth in the county.

For registration information, please call (213) 989-7113 or e-mail Margarita Avina at

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