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January 29, 2015
Congratulations to Lima, Ohio, Mayor David Berger for winning 1st place in the small city category at this year’s Childhood Obesity Prevention Awards – a program and partnership we formed with the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM).
Mayor Berger’s program, “Cooking for Change,” brings together high school students from the food management program at Lima Senior High School and the culinary arts program at Apollo Career Center to design and develop a healthy eating initiative that will help to reduce obesity rates in Lima and Allen County. The 1st place award comes with a $100,000 grant to expand the program. Click here to check out a short video about this innovative approach to community nutrition support and education.
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Lima Mayor David Berger wins 2015 Childhood Obesity Prevention Award
ABA is proud to support the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) 2015 Childhood Obesity Prevention Awards. Announced in January, the awards went to cities with outstanding programs that encourage healthy weight through balanced diet choices and regular physical activity.
You can learn more about the first place in the small city category winner by watching this video featuring Mayor David Berger of Lima, Ohio, and his "Cooking for Change" healthy eating initiative. By encouraging creativity and innovation to help reduce obesity in Lima and Allen County, the program, which is designed by local food management and culinary arts students, offers challenges and cooking classes for both students and families to find efficient ways to make healthy and affordable meals.