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TCC Sprints Four the Cure

On Sept. 21, staff from The Century Council was proud to participate in the Washington, D.C. Four Seasons Hotel’s 33rd Annual Sprint Four The Cure. The event is a 5k walk/run to beat cancer with all proceeds benefiting the Washington Cancer Institute at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. This year the...

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A moment of zen

September is flying by, but we don’t want to let another week go by without having a little zen moment for National Yoga Month. Stress can cause all kinds of problems With your body: headaches, chest pain, muscle tension, trouble sleeping, poor eating habits and/or your mood: anxiety, depression, loss of motivation,...

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Remmi Smith’s cookbook is out!

We got a sweet little present in the mail yesterday- Ask, Listen, Learn Superstar Remmi Smith’s new cookbook is out! Global Cooking for Kids features recipes from all 7 continents with educational brain teasers, Chef Remmi tips and fun facts. The recipes are healthy and easy to make with the help of a parent. Whether you’re...

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September is Fruits and Vegetables Month!

We hope you all have taken the Ask, Listen, Learn pledge to say YES to a healthy lifestyle and NO to underage drinking to start the school year off right with a healthy body in mind. Why not make an effort to fuel your body right and eat as many fruits and veggies...

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Happy Labor Day!

We’re sure you’re all ready for a great Labor Day weekend with your family, squeezing in every last minute of the summer. Hopefully you can get some physical activity in outside- hiking, biking, canoeing, playing volleyball or swimming the last weekend before all the neighborhood pools close! As you’re getting...

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Back from the Governor’s Highway Safety Association conference!

The Century Council exhibited at the Governors Highway Safety Association annual conference in San Diego, California, this week. GHSA’s 2013 Annual Meeting tackled the issue of how new technologies presents both challenges and opportunities for the highway safety community. While at the conference, we talked with highway safety practitioners about our program offerings and...

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Donna Moore: Ready for a productive school year in Payson

With great anticipation, most teachers across the United States begin their preparation for the 2013-2014 back to school season. Is your school ready? Have you prepared how you’re going to engage your students and make sure they know how to say NO to underage drinking this year?  In Payson, Arizona, we have already...

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Members of Congress and Aly Raisman fight underage drinking

This week, eight Members of Congress partnered with our Ask, Listen, Learn: Kids and Alcohol Don’t Mix program and gold medalist and U.S. Women’s Gymnastics Team Captain, Aly Raisman, to encourage kids to “say ‘YES’ to a healthy lifestyle and ‘NO’ to underage drinking.” To begin the new school year, Representatives Dan Benishek,...

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Back from Atlanta

Last week, Ask, Listen, Learn was featured as part of The Century Council’s booth at the National Conference of State Legislatures 2013 Legislative Summit in Atlanta, Georgia! We showcased our partnership with two-time gold medalist and captain of the 2012 U.S. Women’s Gymnastics Team Aly Raisman.

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Let’s go camping!

We can hardly believe September is almost here- but that means it’s time for fun fall activities! If you’re looking for a healthy family bonding experience in the great outdoors, why not plan a camping trip? Here in Virginia, you can camp at many state parks including spots in Virginia...

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