"Fitness February,"Proclaimed at the January 17, 2013 Lombard Board of Trustees meeting.
WHEREAS, Healthy Lombard was formed in 2009 as a Village-wide initiative to address childhood obesity and promote healthy living throughout the Village of Lombard; and
WHEREAS, under the umbrella of the name “Healthy Lombard” over 40 businesses and organizations have joined together using the Triple “A” Approach of Awareness, Activities, and Achievement to address this need by providing our community with resources and information on healthy living; and
WHEREAS, many children and adults make a resolution each January to adopt a healthier lifestyle, but often need a boost to their resolve a few weeks later;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, William Ware, Acting President of the Village of Lombard,
Officially proclaim the second month of the year as “Fitness February” in the Village of Lombard;
Congratulate all the children, adults, and businesses who will receive a Health Hero certificate for practicing and promoting healthy living;
Remind members of our community who want to make a change in their lifestyle to visit the Healthy Lombard websites;
Invite the entire Lombard Community to visit the Healthy Lombard Fitness February Fair that will be held on February 16, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Yorktown Center; and
Recognize the Healthy Lombard Model as a blueprint for other villages and towns to follow in order to make a difference in the health of future generations.