Re: Overweight Kids
Douglas J. Coffman (LEFTY@MTUS5.BITNET)
Mon, 17 Sep 1990 15:11:52 EST
I just saw a GREAT commercial from the Presidential Council on
Physical Fitness. It has a group of kids on the steps of someone's house
talking about all the new "toys" they just got and trying to one-up each
other. Well, one of the guys says "Hey, gotta go!" and runs off to his
parents who are on Bicycles and they hand him a soccer ball. They all
go off to a park scene and have a fun time kicking the ball around. The
announcer in the background says something like "Toys come and go, but
the fun of staying fit lasts a lifetime...make fitness a family fun time!"
How appropriate for right now! Look for the message, and if you don't
see it, call you local TV stations and write the Presidential
Council on Physical Fitness (your local public school will have the
In the Spirit of Scouting,
Douglas J. "Lefty" Coffman
P.S. I have started swimming 3 times a week, not only for my own health...
but for the example it set's for others (especially the Scouts at
our weekly APO Scout Swim).
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City