Did you know that childhood obesity is widely considered the number-one health crisis facing American youth today, with one in three youth under the age of 20 being obese or severely overweight? This national epidemic has dramatic effects on our society because it increases our children’s risk for developing life threatening, chronic conditions like high blood pressure, high cholesterol, Type-2 diabetes, and ultimately cardiovascular disease much earlier in life. The good news is that 80 percent of heart disease is preventable and the key to prevention is education.
The Halle Heart Children’s Museum is the only hands-on, interactive cardiovascular learning facility in the nation. Each year more than 30,000 children and adults visit the Museum and are educated in a fun, interactive environment about how to make healthy food choices, become more physically active and say “no” to smoking.
To help spread the word about this wonderful museum, we are holding special tours of the facility over the next several months. You are invited to attend one of these free, one-hour tours so you can see for yourself what a remarkable community resource it is and why it’s considered one of the best kept secrets in the Valley! This is not a fundraising event and you will not be asked to donate anything – it is simply a great way for us to get the word out about the Museum because we know that once you see it for yourself you’ll tell everyone you know about it.
Dates and times for the upcoming tours are located on our website and there is RSVP information there as well. If you have a group you’d like to bring on a tour let us know and we can arrange a special tour at a date and time that is convenient to you.
Help us spread the word about the Halle heart Children’s Museum. Tell your friends, family and associates about this unique opportunity.