Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 29, 2010
It’s Time Kid’s celebrated its Inaugural event at 61st Street Elementary School on Friday hosted by multi talented superstar Romeo Miller, along with his father and a host of celebrity friends and other family members.”It’s great to see the children so into it,” says Romeo. “When we asked the kids to get up and exercise with us, they seem very excited,” continues Miller.
NFL Super bowl Champion Jamal Lewis, Romeo, Master P, Cymphonique, Fabulous Girls, Lil King, Mindless Behavior and The College Boyys joined together to launch a national school tour. It’s Time Kids to ‘Fatten Our Brains Not Our Bodies’. It’s Time Kids school tour an Urban Born program and its project partners, Action for Healthy Kids and KBK Foundation hosted this kid-friendly educational outreach program to address the benefits of leading a healthy lifestyle. Also In attendance was Congresswomen Maxine Waters, “I support this cause because I too feel it is important to teach our children about eating right,” said Waters. “That is why I am here,” she continued as she honored Master P and Romeo with a Certificate of Special Recognition from the U.S. House of Representatives. The Millers produce ‘Edutainment’ and exercise event for urban school children to empower and inspire students to fight against childhood obesity by committing themselves full to their education, exercising regularly, and practicing healthy eating habits and lifestyles.
“We believe it is necessary to educate children about the importance of eating right, education and exercise. As a unit, we feel the time is now to do this; we truly support what the First Lady is doing with her platform of helping to fight obesity. This is just our way of doing our part,” said P. Miller. “According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 67 percent of adults are overweight or obese and the epidemic is being spread to our younger generation. In 2001, the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry estimated that between 16 and 33 percent of children and adolescents were obese,” continues Miller. “We have to address this as a country and we will continue this mission with a national tour.”
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