Avalanche and Playworks host 4th and 5th graders for Team Fit event

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Avalanche players Philippe Dupuis & Brandon Yip and Terri Johnson, a physical therapist with The Children’s Hospital, met with 50 4th and 5th graders from Johnson Elementary School.

WHAT: 50 4th and 5th graders met players, The Children’s Hospital health expert and Playworks “play” coaches talked about being active and eating healthy foods. The kids had the chance to ask the players questions about hockey, nutrition, and fitness. After Q&A kids started games organized by the Playworks coaches. Avs players led some of the games as well as played along.

Playworks is a national nonprofit organization that supports learning by providing safe, healthy and inclusive play and physical activity to schools at recess and throughout the entire school day.

Team Fit is sponsored by The Children’s Hospital. The mission of The Children’s Hospital is to improve the health of children through the provision of high-quality coordinated programs of patient care, education, research
and advocacy.

WHEN: Friday, January 7th, 2011
WHERE: Johnson Elementary
1850 South Irving Street
Denver, CO 80219

Katie Wolfe,

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