Looking for Fifth-graders to Be Healthy MVPs
Announcing annual Wellness Expo Fifth grade photo contest

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[January 10, 2017]  LINCOLN - Logan County Department of Public Health, Lincoln Park District and Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital are excited to invite all Logan County fifth graders to participate in the Healthy MVP photo contest.

The fifth grade wellness expo is held annually at the Lincoln Park District and teaches local students about their heart and encourages healthy choices.

This year the event will be held during the school day on Friday, February 17, 2017. Over 250 fifth graders from across the county are expected to attend the event.

As part of the event, all fifth graders are being asked to participate in a photo contest.

The photos should depict the student showing their healthy lifestyle and why they are a Healthy MVP.

Healthy MVPs

  • Move and stay active,
  • Value healthy eating and
  • Practice healthy habits.

First, second, and third prize winners will be selected from the entries with a great selection of prizes including a Lincoln Park District family pool pass, an indoor pool party at Lincoln College and a bowling party at Logan Lanes.

Contest rules require only one person per selfie/photo. The contestant’s name, school, phone number and photo should be e-mailed to info@healthycommunitiespartnership.com  by February 3.

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Winners will be featured in promotional health materials and all entrants will be included in a commercial at the Lincoln Grand 8 planned to air this spring. The winners will be announced at the February 17 fifth grade expo and displayed at the Wellness Expo held for the community on Saturday, February 18 from 9am-1pm at the Lincoln Park District.

Contact Angela Stoltzenburg at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital for more information about the contest and LIKE “Wellness Expo Logan County“ on Facebook for more details.

[Angela Stoltzenburg, MBA
Marketing and Community Partnerships Manager
Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital
Healthy Communities Partnership]

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