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Maine is Creating Buzz with Smarter Lunchroom Movement

October 12, 2016

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More Than 1,000 Let's Go! Sites Recognized for Helping Kids Make Healthy Choices
Schools, child care programs, out-of-school programs and health care practices across Maine and the Mt. Washington Valley are working together to decrease childhood obesity, one healthy choice at a time.
MMC receives $4M gift from Lisa Gorman, children and spouses of Leon Gorman to support new medical building
The naming gift will make possible the central, open-air lobby within the planned six-story Congress Street medical building at the center of MMC’s modernization and expansion plan.
Let's Go! Recognizes 900 Sites for Creating Healthy Choices
Schools, child care programs and out-of-school programs are encouraging healthy snacks, offering more physical activity and swapping sugary drinks with water.
March is National Nutrition Month
As a mom to two boys, Bre Lynch, Registered Dietitian at Maine Medical Partners, wants to help families keep their energy up through good nutrition.
Let’s Go!’s Response to Latest National Childhood Obesity Data
While new national data show childhood obesity on the rise, Maine’s numbers offer a more promising story.
Small Steps are key to improving your health in 2018
Let’s Go! has identified four areas where small steps can lead to big improvements
TD Beach to Beacon Community Amplifies Race Donation to Beneficiary, Let’s Go!
Sponsors, partners, elite athletes and local runners raise an additional $38,000 for childhood obesity prevention program, Let’s Go!
Let’s Go! receives honorable mention for advocacy & support of afterschool programs
We're proud to be recognized by the National Afterschool Association (NAA) for our work with out-of-school programs.
MPBN tackles the complexity of raising kids in a world of constant connectivity
Dr. Jon Fanburg, Let’s Go! medical advisor, and Dr. Tory Rogers, Let’s Go! medical director, discuss screen time and media use for children and families on Maine Calling.
Dr. Rogers weighs in on how much screen time is okay for your kids
Seeking clarity on the America Academy of Pediatrics’ new screen time recommendations? Read this Bangor Daily News article from Tory.