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Howling winds in SD can’t stop us!

We had another great Ask, Listen, Learn event with Attorney General Marty Jackley in Rapid City, South Dakota yesterday. Three hundred 6th graders at Southwest Middle gathered in the gym for the presentation, though we are lucky the Attorney General made it! Winds were 70 MPH in Rapid City, and General...

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Why were we at The Pentagon this morning?

This morning we braved security clearance checks and ID checkpoints to enter the prestigious Hall of Heroes at The Pentagon.  Our partner, the Young Marines, were awarded the Secretary of Defense Fulcrum Shield Award. The Young Marines is a youth education and service program for boys and girls, ages 8 through...

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Pumpkin Recipe Time!

October is here and that means it’s time for yummy fall recipes. With its savory taste, pumpkin is not only festive; it’s one of the healthiest ingredients you can include in your diet this season. Pumpkin is rich in dietary fiber, anti-oxidants, vitamin A, B-6, calcium and potassium. Whether you buy it...

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Family Meal Benefits Go Beyond the Dinner Table

Today’s families are spread very thin. Between soccer games and track practice, jobs and choir rehearsal, and the many meetings, appointments, homework assignments and work responsibilities, parents and children are, quite simply, busy. It can be challenging to find the time to be together and connect as a family, but...

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Have you ever tried to break a world record?

Tomorrow could be your chance! At 10 a.m. in your local time zone, join the Let’s Move in Schools movement to break the JAM World Record. This drive is to get EVERYONE to take one minute to get up and move. Tomorrow is dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of...

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A video interview with Rebecca Soni

Monday morning, grand prize winners of the Ask, Listen, Learn Challenge from the Paul Public Charter School spent time with U.S. Olympic swimmer Rebecca Soni. Over 30 schools across the country participated in the challenge which encouraged students to say  “yes” to a healthy lifestyle and “no” underage drinking.  Students...

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It’s Run@Work Day!

Happy Friday, everyone! Let’s lace up those sneakers! Did you know today is National Run@Work Day? We admire our Superstars living a healthy lifestyle and travel to schools across the country to encourage kids to say “NO” to underage drinking, but even when our office is busy, we all like to stay in shape...

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Mallory Weggeman overcame adversity to win

We’re proud to work with many top-notch athletes as our Ask, Listen, Learn Superstars. Their drive and determination inspires us and over a million kids who have pledged to live a healthy lifestyle. Mallory Weggemann is one of those Superstars. Mallory swam in the Paralympics that ended just a few short days ago. Just...

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Happy national peanut day!

Did you know today is national peanut day? Peanuts are actually not a nut, they’re in the legumes family! They’re high in fiber, naturally trans-fat and sodium free, and they contain more protein than any other ‘nut’. You can find more facts here, but why not celebrate national peanut day with...

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