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Fighting Childhood Obesity

Volunteers engage kids in nutrition and exercise after school

She recalled an experience after the last class of one of the sessions at Fort Pitt Elementary. As the volunteers and children were saying goodbye, one boy asked if he could give her a hug.

“Before I knew it, they all lined up to give me a hug. You feel like the winner of the old TV show ‘Queen for a Day.’ ”

Making a Difference

Here’s where to get more information about becoming an Active Generations volunteer:

Escondido: Carolyn Collins, 760-839-4048 or
Los Angeles: Rosa Aguirre, 323-291-3414 or
San Diego: Kim Haedrich, 619-574-0674 or

Indianapolis: Mary Dorney, 317-253-1951 or

St. Louis: Candice Arriola, 314-862-4859 x21 or

New York
Albany: Lauren Benoit, 518-442-5587 or
Syracuse: Sally Terek, 315-464-1746 or

Pittsburgh: Shirley Fisher, 412-232-2023 or

Suzanne Tobin is an editor for the AARP Bulletin.

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