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Nothing beats an active childhood summer

With great weather upon us here in Michigan and your child’s summer vacation right around the corner, it is a great time to get outside and be active. According to Michigan.gov, one in three children living in Michigan ages 10-17…

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And the Make the Play for Healthy Habits kid contest winner is….

Marissa Orzame!  Marissa won the video contest among a group of five finalists who submitted videos telling us how they would make Michigan a healthier place. Winning “Make the Play” was especially rewarding for Marissa given that she was a…

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Meet the Make The Play for Healthy Habits finalists: Fiona Wing

Fiona Wing Age: 12 Grade: 4th School: Three Lakes Academy in McMillan Hometown: McMillan, Mich. About Fiona: Fiona is a member of her school’s Fuel to Play 60 Club, which consists of several students of various ages, committed to living…

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Meet the Make The Play for Healthy Habits finalists: Mackenzie Pentland

Mackenzie Pentland Age: 14 Grade: 8th School: Sault Area Middle School in Sault Ste. Marie Hometown: Brimley, Mich. About Mackenzie: Mackenzie created her video with the help of other students in her video production class.  Each active student in the…

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Meet the Make The Play for Healthy Habits finalists: Ashley Jacobson

Ashley Jacobson Age: 12 Grade: 6th School: Van Hoosen Middle school in Oakland Township Hometown: Oakland Township, Mich.   About Ashley: “Make The Play” is the third video contest that Ashley has entered and received special recognition for using video…

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Meet the Make The Play for Healthy Habits finalists: Marissa Orzame

Marissa Orzame Age: 13 Grade: 7th School: Boulan Park Middle School in Troy Hometown: Troy, Mich. About Marissa: Marissa is a straight-A student and has the unique distinction of being the only person selected as a “Make the Play” finalist…

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Meet the Make the Play for Healthy Habits finalists: Daphne Yaman

Daphne Yaman Age: 10 Grade: 4th School: Kalamazoo Country Day School in Kalamazoo Hometown: Portage, Mich. About Daphne: Daphne entered the contest after learning that Michigan is consistently ranked as one of the most unhealthy and obese states in the…

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