McRoberts joins NBA program battling childhood obesity
Come out to meet Pacers player Josh McRoberts on July 29 from 4-5 p.m. and visit the Pacers Fan Van from 4-7 p.m. at the St. Vincent Medical Center Northeast located off of exit 10 on I-69 north in Noblesville.
The Move It Movement Tour is a summer-long initiative created to empower youth 6-14 to get more active in order to experience healthier lifestyles. The tour will feature multiple activity and learning stations, incorporating such additional core partner organizations as the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, The President’s Council on Physical Fitness & Sports, FDA’s Spot the Block, NBA/WNBA FIT and NFL PLAY 60 and HOPSports.
The tour is the latest expansion of Cartoon Network’s award-winning Get Animated initiative—now entering its sixth year—to battle against childhood obesity through daily recess, education and active after-school involvement.
The traveling tour will make stops in more than 30 markets, partnering with local cable affiliates to invite families to participate in a host of themed activities:
Additional elements include the CNN Fit Nation Kiosk, which offers a custom health & wellness quiz and iReport feature for youth and adults to test their knowledge and provide personal stories of how they stay healthy and fit. The tour also will feature a Cartoon Network Chill Zone, a themed area to refuel (water) and recharge while taking in the best new programming, online activities and premium items from Cartoon Network.