Thursday, August 26, 2010

Power Of 10 Program Recognized By Governor

The city of Cookeville's Power of 10 program has won an award from the Governor's Council on Physical Fitnesss and Health. It was one of nine programs recognized statewide for a Shining Star Award. The award program is designed to recognize the contributions of an individual or group for efforts to promote healthy lifestyles. The areas of recognition are communities (Where We Live); employers (Where We Work); and educational settings (Where We Learn). The Power of 10 program won in the Where We Live Category. The Power of 10 program is offered through the city's Department of Leisure Services. Each participant commits to walking two miles per day, five days a week. At then of ten weeks, they will have walked 100 miles. You can call the Department for more information on how to participate.