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Ask, Listen, Learn with Debbie Phelps in New York!

June is a busy month for Ask, Listen, Learn!  Earlier in the month we sat down with Debbie Phelps and local DC bloggers.  Yesterday we traveled to New York with Debbie and appeared on TODAY to talk about our Ask, Listen, Learn program and the vital role parents, educators, and coaches play in influencing youth to adopt...

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The Big Countdown to Aqua Zone

It’s a busy week of preparation here as we get ready to head to the 2012 Olympic Swim Trials. Held this year from June 25th to July 2nd, the best swimmers from all over the country will be assembling in Omaha, Nebraska to determine who will be representing the United States in...

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Games for Health Conference: Exergaming on the rise

We recently had the opportunity to attend The 8th Annual Games for Health Conference.  Hundreds of game developers, health professionals, and leading researchers got together in Boston to discover, brainstorm, and debate how videogame and videogame technologies can work to improve health and healthcare. The conference proved to be both engaging...

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DC Bloggers treated to an afternoon with Debbie Phelps

This afternoon we hosted a luncheon with local bloggers and legendary swim mom and Ask Listen Learn Ambassador Debbie Phelps to discuss the important roles parents and educators play in guiding youth to make positive decisions as they grow up. Debbie’s perspective is invaluable as a mother, educator and author.  Not only...

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Thank you, Apollo Middle School!

We had a really awesome Ask, Listen, Learn event in Hollywood, Florida this morning. Paralympic champion Mallory Weggemann and Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman-Schultz entertained the room of 315 8th graders at Apollo Middle School with our presentation about healthy lifestyles. Everyone had a great time running as fast as they could on...

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Thank you, Pottstown Middle!

Happy Tuesday! We hope everyone had a safe and happy Memorial Day weekend. Today, Ask, Listen, Learn was back on the road at Pottstown Middle School in Pottstown, PA. Congressman Jim Gerlach spoke to the crowd of 550 students in grades 6th– 8th in their awesome auditorium. Thank you to all...

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Thank you, North Junior High!

It’s been a crazy week for the Ask, Listen, Learn team! We had 5 events at middle schools with elected officials and enthusiastic students ready to learn. Thank you to North Junior High for being up bright and early to play our Xavix game and answer questions at your assembly!...

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A busy day on the road with Ask, Listen, Learn

Today was another busy day for the Ask, Listen, Learn team! We were in Medford, NY with Congressman Tim Bishop at Oregon Middle School at 1:30pm. An hour later (one time zone over) in Centralia, IL, we were with Congressman John Shimkus at Centralia Junior High. Both events were packed...

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Thank you, Challenger K8!

Yesterday, our second event of the day was with the 6th graders at Challenger K8 in Spring Hill, FL. Congressman Rich Nugent spoke to the kids about living a healthy lifestyle, and everyone had a great time answering questions and winning bags and sunglasses. Thank you to Principal Stoops and all...

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Thank you, Central Mountain Middle School!

With just a few weeks to go before the end of the school year, the Ask, Listen, Learn team is kicking things into high gear!  We started today at Central Mountain Middle School in Mill Hall, PA, with ALL first-timer Representative Glenn “GT” Thompson.  The 300 8th graders gave Rep. Thompson...

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