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Carli Lloyd, Jay Williams aim to curb childhood obesity
Published: Thursday, October 15, 2015 -

About 420 Middletown students were able to mix it up with basketball great Jay Williams and one of the best in the world of women's soccer, USWNT midfielder Carli Lloyd.

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Super Women
Published: Thursday, October 1, 2015 -

South Jersey Magazine received hundreds of nominations, from nurses who go above and beyond to a former businesswoman who now runs a nonprofit aimed at helping families get back on their feet, to this year’s Woman of the Year, Valeria Galarza, who works tirelessly to improve the health of South Jersey’s struggling communities and their children.

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Live Healthy Vineland goes BIG
Published: Wednesday, August 26, 2015 -

In her work to create a healthy Vineland, Lisa Scheetz doesn’t use the “o” word anymore.

Though the city’s obesity rates among kids ages 6 to 11are twice the national average, she has learned the hard way. When it comes to their children’s weight, parents are thin-skinned.

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Gateway Family YMCA's Rahway branch wins USA Swimming Foundation grant
Published: Friday, July 17, 2015 -

The USA Swimming Foundation has announced a grant award to The Gateway Family YMCA Rahway Branch, providing for expansion of scholarships for swim lessons at the Y.

The USA Swimming Foundation provided Make a Splash grants to 50 providers nationwide, who earned funding to provide swim lessons and water safety education for children who would not otherwise have the opportunity to learn to swim.

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