Fit Together in Action September News
Torrington Kids Marathon 2021
The kid's marathon program is in full swing at the Torrington schools and it looks a bit different, but our message is the same finishing is winning and winning is finishing.
We usually kick off this event in the spring with a final mile celebration in June but since the pandemic our kids have missed out on this special occasion. This year we are getting kids moving with 13.1 miles or a half marathon in the fall, gearing them up for the full 26.2 miles this spring.
Come cheer on these kids as they complete this challenge on October 24, 9am at the Torrington High School track. Or if you are interested in volunteering please contact Jessica Stewart.
For more information about 5210, please contact Jessica Stewart, Fit Together 5210 Youth and Families Coordinator at (860)806-1825 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Foodie YouTube- You are what you eat- turn up the heat!
Fit Together’s executive director Carla Angevine MS RDN, teamed up the YMCA Youth Service Bureau and the BeREADY Project for a healthy cooking demo series- Foodie YouTube.
This community collaboration came from the idea that many of the school lunches offered to families throughout the summer and food pantry items are not always completed consumed. The team came up with easy ways to repurpose the food items into complete healthy budget friendly tasty meals that an entire family can enjoy.
Check out the Episode 1: Sloppy Judies- remake of everyone’s favorite Sloppy Joes: Episode 1
Fall Mini Grant Opportunity- Grant Deadline October 15
The Fit Together NWCT Steering Committee is offering a mini grant from $500-$1,500, to Northwest CT organizations that would like to support a project that aligns with Fit Together NWCT’s mission and strategies.
How to apply: download and complete application (Cover Page, Project Narrative, and attachments) Grant Application
Submit to: Fit Together c/o Northwestern Connecticut YMCA-259 Prospect Street Torrington, CT 06790 Attn: Greg Brisco. Or email Carla.Angevine@hhchealth.org
For more information, contact: Carla Angevine, Fit Together Executive Director, 860-496-6676 Carla.Angevine@hhchealth.org
Oat-Banana Breakfast Cookies
What kid doesn't want cookies for breakfast? These cookies combine fiber and fruit to result in a great portable kick start for the day