Stephen Curry joins Kaiser Permanente and Playworks at Manzanita Community School

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As part of NBA FIT Live Healthy Week, the Golden State Warriors, Kaiser Permanente, and Playworks held a Get Fit Time Out at Manzanita Community School in Oakland for 240 students on January 26. To celebrate the students completing the Winter Get Fit Challenge, NBA MVP and All-Star guard Stephen Curry and Warriors Assistant Coach Bruce Fraser joined U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy to participate in healthy activities and exercise with the students. Also in attendance were Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center Physician-in-Chief Dr. John Loftus to congratulate the students on their achievements. Pictured above is Steph Curry and Playworks President Elizabeth Cushing talking about play for every kid with US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy.   Read more.

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