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.
Missoula County Commissioner Jean Curtiss attended a celebration for her role in Let’s Move! Missoula by First Lady Michelle Obama on July 10, 2013 in Washington, D.C. Commissioner Curtiss joined a small number of elected officials from across the county to share strategies that have been effective in addressing childhood obesity. During First Lady Michelle Obama’s address to the group she highlighted two community programs: Missoula and Knoxville, TN. View recording here: First Lady Michelle Obama