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Get Kids Movin! Childhood Obesity Prevention Initiative Set for Third Event April 6
The Boulevard at the Capital Centre in Prince George's County, MD embraces Get Kids Movin! with Chi Chi Monet on April 6. Sports Zone Elite and Think Brown INK present an afternoon of fitness, fashion and fun to fight childhood obesity
By: Think Brown INK
Inspired by First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” initiative, Get Kids Movin! aims to create a community of health-conscience youth. Get Kids Movin! encourages parents and children to start and continue healthy lifestyles through interactive physical activity, healthy eating workshops, musical performances and a fashion show during the afternoon event hosted by Recording Artist Reesa Renee.
Attendees may register online at www.getkidsmovin.com.
Event programming will feature:
Fitness session led by Celebrity Nike Trainer Deanna Jefferson
Performances by Soul Singer Reesa Renee and Chi Chi Monet, a 10-year-old inspirational rapper/creator of “No Bully” and “Move” kid anthems
Kids Fashion and Sneaker Show presented by Sports Zone Elite and The Children’s Place
Interactive dance session with LaTonya Swann, winner of BET’s Born to Dance and her Seize the Dance Crew
The Time to B.E(mpowered)
Scavenger Hunt presented by WOW Radio
MECKids Presentation and Virtual Health Challenge
Music provided by WPGC 95.5 FM Radio Personality DJ Heat
Children’s activities, giveaways and more.
"Sports Zone Elite has proudly teamed up with Think Brown INK President Natasha Brown and Chi Chi Monet on #GetKidsMovin, because we truly believe in the message that it brings to our youth.
Together with the help of all our participants we feel that we can get the message across to parents and kids alike in a fun and encouraging way. We will continue to get more people involved in order to create bigger and better events. Sports Zone Elite definitely appreciates its community and understands how important they are," said Sports Zone Vice President of Sales and Marketing John Mastrianni.
"Nutrition and education remain at the core of the shopping center’s community outreach efforts," said Kenneth Baker, general manager for The BLVD. "We are excited to partner with our retailers on an event that provides healthy tips and demonstrations to inspire area youth."
The Get Kids Movin! event is free to the public. Parents are encouraged to register their children online (www.getkidsmovin.com). For updates, visit getkidsmovin.com (http://www.getkidsmovin.com/)
WHEN: Saturday, April 6, 2013
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
WHERE: The Boulevard at the Capital Centre
Interstate 95/495 at Arena Drive
Exit 16 from the Capital Beltway
Get Kids Movin! sponsors and partners include Sports Zone Elite, Think Brown INK, The Boulevard at the Capital Centre, Chi Chi Monet, Reesa Renee, Green Tea, Dreams Work, Inc., WOW Radio, MECKids/MECKids.com, Seize The Dance Performing Arts Gym, Fab Body Factory, The Mentoring By Example Foundation.
About Sports Zone Elite
Sports Zone Elite is the original DC Sneaker Store, founded in 1985. The company has expanded to 28 stores around the Washington region, and remains at the forefront of fashion for youth, young adults, urban, Gen X and preppy consumers. Visit Sports Zone Elite online at spzn.com and on Twitter @spzn.
About Chi Chi Monet
At 10-years-old, rapper, singer and philanthropist Chi Chi Monet, is making her star quality known, leaving audiences in awe of such big talent in a small package. A District of Columbia Metropolitan native, Chi Chi uses music as her platform to inspire listeners with positive messages that transcend all generations. Each of her songs fuses everyday stories of today’s youth, with the captivating sounds of hip-hop. Chi Chi’s mission is to influence our country’s youth with music that encourages positive self-esteem in an effort to expose the issues that they deal with on a daily basis. Chi Chi's childhood obesity anthem "Move," (http://snd.sc/
About The Boulevard at the Capital Centre:
Located in Prince George’s County, The Boulevard at the Capital Centre is a beautiful lifestyle center with national retailers, restaurants, an office building and a 12-screen theater complex. The center is conveniently adjacent to Exit 16 from Interstate 95/495 and the Metro commuter train station. The shopping center is owned by Capital Centre LLC and managed by RPAI US Management LLC., a subsidiary of Retail Properties of America, Inc. For more information, visit www.shopcapcentre.com.