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Interior Savings Supports Healthy, Active Kids

May 27, 2013 - 1:00 PM

The YMCA of Okanagan is pleased to announce Interior Savings Credit Union as the title sponsor for the 8th annual YMCA Healthy Kids Day to be held on Sunday, June 2, 2013 with the purpose of bringing the community together to participate in and discover healthier ways to live.

“As a locally-based credit union, our success is closely tied to the health and vitality of the communities we serve,” said Kathy Conway, CEO of Interior Savings. “By investing in the development of healthy and active kids, we are also investing in our communities and in our future leaders. The YMCA does outstanding work in this area and we are pleased to partner with them on an event that teaches families how easy and fun healthy living can be.”

YMCA Healthy Kids Day, presented by Interior Savings, will be a fun, FREE family event that celebrates healthy living with heart pumping entertainment, sports, games and swimming, nutritional BBQ and snacks, and educational resources. There will be a huge array of fun activities provided by the Y and over 40 partner organizations and businesses, along with resources for parents to help them in raising healthy, active kids.

YMCA Healthy Kids Day is designed to get kids and families excited about staying active, safe, connected and healthy,” says Sharon Peterson, CEO, YMCA  of Okanagan. “Increasing physical activity is just one part of being healthier. At YMCA Healthy Kids Day, families can learn together about healthy habits in a playful and interactive festival setting that includes nutrition, environmental health, social supports, career exploration, personal health and safety.”
YMCA Healthy Kids Day is a nationally recognized event of YMCA Canada and YMCA USA and is held each year at over 1,700 Ys in North America. In Kelowna, this event which will take place on Sunday, June 2, 2013 from noon to 4pm, both outside and inside the Kelowna Family Y at 375 Hartman Road.

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