LET’S MOVE MISSOULA RANKED AMONG THE NATIONS BEST!
Let’s Move Missoula is among the top cities to earn gold medals in five categories created for the 450 cities, towns and counties participating in the Let’s Move initiative founded by First Lady Michelle Obama. The program calls upon local elected officials to adopt sustainable and holistic policies that improve their community’s access to healthy, affordable food and opportunities for physical activity. See Let’s Move! Goal for definitions.
Let’s Move! Missoula is committed to putting Missoula County children on the path to a healthy future during their earliest months and years. Combining comprehensive strategies with common sense, Let’s Move! Missoula has embarked on a journey of education, program expansion, policy development and advocacy. From healthier day cares to safe and accessible trails and parks; from improved nutrition at home and in schools to the effects of physical activity and school performance; from school gardens to more active families —Let’s Move! Missoula is dedicated to exploring every possible solution to provide Missoula children with a healthy lifestyle.
Everyone has a role to play in reducing childhood obesity, including parents and caregivers, elected officials from all levels of government, schools, health care professionals, faith-based and community-based organizations, and private sector companies. Your involvement is key to ensuring a healthy future for our children. View national Let’s Move! website here.