Success Story: Homer Elementary Wellness Adventure

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Homer Elementary School embraced Healthy Heart/Wellness Month with a school-wide wellness challenge. Each class developed a classroom healthy/fitness SMART goal aimed to encourage more movement during the school day and establish lifelong healthy habits.

Click here to read a two-page overview of this school-wide effort & learn about the innovative wellness tips used by school staff.

The Homer Wellness Adventure collaboration was honored with a 2017 Turning Point Community Champion Award. The Turning Point Community Champion Award Program recognizes initiatives, projects or events in Oklahoma that contribute to health improvement and quality of life in the community it serves through strategic partnerships and/or coalition efforts. Congratulations to all involved!

Learn more!

If you enjoyed this post, click here for a related story in which Becky Roe from the Pontotoc County HLP shares behind the scenes details about how the Homer Wellness Adventure initiative began with school administrators.

To learn more about this community-grown effort, or to get involved locally, contact Janna Davis.

Contact: Janna Davis

Phone: 580-559-0200

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