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Weight of the Nation Community Screening and Panel Discussion
October 9, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm| Free
Penn State Hershey PRO Wellness Center, in partnership with Milton Hershey School will hold a free community screening of the HBO production, THE WEIGHT OF THE NATION, an exclusive multi-part series addressing the national obesity epidemic on Oct. 9th from 6-8PM. THE WEIGHT OF THE NATION comprises four documentary films featuring case studies and interviews with leading experts and with families and individuals who struggle with obesity.
This particular screening will include a film within the kid’s series, called “Quiz Ed”. “Quiz Ed!” tests the nutrition and physical activity knowledge of students of varying ages and activity levels to inspire them to take action, revealing that there are steps kids can take toward a healthier lifestyle, for instance, choosing foods with less sugar, as well as not skipping meals. The special also spotlights kids’ concerns about their level of physical activity. 717-531-1440
To register please visit www.pennstatehershey.org/PROwellness