Navigation Links
Laila Ali Debuts as Member of California Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports
Date:11/3/2008

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- World Champion athlete and health and fitness advocate Laila Ali recently made her debut as a member of the California Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports. Her inaugural duties included speaking to the student body of NEW Academy Canoga Park, and urging them to continue leading active and healthy lifestyles.

(Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081103/AQM074)

Ali recognized the charter school's students for being Los Angeles Regional champions of the 2008 Governor's Challenge Competition. In return, the young fitness stewards presented Ali a gold medal for completing the Live Like a Champion physical fitness circuit featured at the event. Live Like a Champion is a statewide mobile outreach program presented by the Governor's Council and Anthem Blue Cross.

Ali joins other legendary sports figures on the California Governor's Council which was established by California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger three years ago to combat the state's soaring obesity epidemic. The Governor's Challenge Competition and the Live Like a Champion Tour are key Council initiatives that support the Council's goal to get Californians of all ages more active.

"I am thrilled to join the Governor's Council and take on another role that lets me continue to promote healthier lifestyles," said Laila Ali. "The Governor's Challenge and The Live Like a Champion Tour are great fitness initiatives that are inspiring kids to get active. Today, thanks to The Governor's Council, Longs Drugs and Anthem Blue Cross, more than 400 kids got rewarded for wanting to be fit. To have been part of that celebration is a real honor!"

In recognition of the students' documented commitment to physical fitness, Ali presented NEW Academy Canoga Park $5,000 for physical fitness equipment and $1000 for school supplies. The monetary awards were made possible by Longs Drugs.

After the recognition ceremony Ali joined the students in sports-themed fitness activities featured on The Anthem Blue Cross Live Like a Champion Tour.

Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports

A non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to promoting physical activity for all Californians with an emphasis on children and youth. Governor Schwarzenegger is the Honorary Chairman and Council members include Chairman Jake Steinfeld, Vice Chairman Peter Vidmar, and California sports legends such as Jerry Rice, Tony Hawk, Julie Foudy, Lisa Leslie and Misty May-Treanor. For more information visit http://www.CalGovCouncil.org.

Governor's Council Key Initiatives include the Governor's Challenge, the Governor's Council Spotlight Awards Presented by the Anthem Blue Cross Foundation, the Governor's Council Activity Guide presented by Longs Drugs, the Live Like a Champion Tour powered by Anthem Blue Cross and Exercise as Medicine.

Contact: Kenny Rogers, Executive Director

Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports

310 692-0162 (Cell), Kenny@CalGovCouncil.org


'/>"/>
SOURCE California Governor's Council
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Award-winning QUITPLAN(R) Services Billboard Debuts in Rogers
2. Virgin America Airline Debuts With MedAire Services
3. Mirixa Debuts New Clinical Technology Solutions for Enhancing Patient Care
4. Mirixa Debuts RxFYI - a Free Pharmacy-Published Health eNewsletter Building Patient Loyalty and Generating Revenue
5. Health Insurance Finders Debuts A Comprehensive Guide to Family Health Insurance
6. Rutgers biomaterial debuts in clinical trials of new stent
7. Long Term Care Newsletter Debuts, Published by LTC Financial Partners; Advice on Living Better, Not Just Longer, With Financial Protection
8. Omnicell Debuts Industrys First Total Automated Patient-Specific Management Solution
9. A Whole New Sandwich Debuts in the Freezer Aisle: LEAN POCKETS(R) Brand Introduces Latest Whole Grain Varieties
10. Two Little Hands Productions, Creators of Popular Childrens TV Series Signing Time, Debuts Second Season at This Years Toy Fair 2008
11. Merging discovery with therapy: Second generation memory care debuts
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... ... temporary closing of Bruton Memorial Library on June 21 due to a possible lice infestation, ... aspect of head lice: the parasite’s ability to live away from a human host, and ... necessary one in the event that lice have simply gotten out of control. , As ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... ... First Choice Emergency Room , the largest network of independent freestanding ... of its new Mesquite-Samuell Farm facility. , “We are pleased to announce Dr. ... James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room. , Dr. ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... 25, 2016 , ... Dr. Calvin Johnson has dedicated his ... implemented orthobiologic procedures as a method for treating his patients. The procedure is ... to perform the treatment. Orthobiologics are substances that orthopaedic surgeons use to help ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... Conventional wisdom preaches the benefits ... terms of the latter, setting the bar too high can result in disappointment, perhaps ... slow progress toward their goal. , Research from PsychTests.com reveals that ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... Those who ... with these feelings, many turn to unhealthy avenues, such as drug or alcohol abuse, ... Marne, Michigan, has released tools for healthy coping following a traumatic event. , Trauma ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... , June 24, 2016 ... Markets has announced the addition of the " ... offering. This ... and provides an updated review, including its applications in ... the total market, which includes three main industries: pharmaceutical ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... 24, 2016 Research and Markets has ... Companion Diagnostic Tests" report to their offering. ... Diagnostics The World Market for Companion Diagnostics ... diagnostics. Market analysis in the report includes the following: ... Vitro Diagnostic Kits) by Region (N. America, EU, ROW), 2015-2020 ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016  MedSource announced today ... its e-clinical software solution of choice.  This latest ... possible value to their clients by offering a ... preferred relationship establishes nowEDC as the EDC platform ... MedSource,s full-service clients.  "nowEDC has long been a ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: