Huron Launch of Healthy Kids Community Challange – October 29, 2015

October 19, 2015

Huron County, ON – The County of Huron is one of 45 Ontario communities selected for the province’s Healthy Kids Community Challenge.

Media is invited to join us on October 29, 2015 at the West Huron Care Centre in Zurich for the official launch of this exciting project. Learn more about the Challenge and interview some of the project members, including Michele Hansen, Council Woman, Town of Goderich.

The event will include remarks from community leaders, kids’ active games, a rhythm circle and kids’ in the kitchen activities.

The Healthy Kids Community Challenge focuses on healthy lifestyles for children and youth, especially healthy eating and physical activity. This initiative is funded and supported by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.

Event details:

Date: Thursday, October 29, 2015

Time: 10 a.m. to approximately 12 noon. 10:30 a.m. for reporters to speak with Michele Hansen, County Council Woman, and community leaders.

Address: West Huron Care Centre, 37792 Zurich-Hensall Rd, Zurich, ON N0M 2T0

Our media contact is: Sharon Brown, Executive Assistant, Huron County Health Unit, 519.482.3416 or toll-free 1.877.837.6143 ext. 2224 or

Our spokesperson is: Bonnie Baynham, Community Developer. Our media contact will connect you to our spokesperson on this topic.

For more information contact:

Rebecca Bartley, Communications Coordinator
519.482.3416 (ext 2023)