VALLEY CITY, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) Members of the District 5 Midwest Dairy Association held their meeting at Ag Country Services in Valley City February 16th.
Char Heer, District Program Director explained to the group what the Dairy industry is doing to promote the nutritional value of their product.
There were some special guests at the meeting from the Valley City High School Fuel Up to Play 60 team.
Three students will represent North Dakota as Fuel Up to Play 60 state ambassadors at national summit conventions. They are Maddie Kamstra, Macy Schlaht and Sheyenne GWilliams.
Student Advisors Trevor Bakalar and Deb Beilke said Valley City High School is one of four schools in the state to received the Fuel Up to Play 60 Touchdown Team Level for six years in a row.
Fuel Up to Play 60 is an in-school nutrition and physical activity program launched by the National Dairy Council and the National Football League in collaboration with the USDA to help encourage today’s youth to lead healthier lives.
The program also focuses on promoting healthier eating and more physical activity opportunities school-wide.
Health experts recommend that young people get at least 60 minutes of physical activity everyday. Being active for 60 minutes a day isn’t as hard as it might seem especially for students.
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