PLEASE JOIN US!
The BPS Family Advocacy and Engagement Center is teaming up with the UMass Extension Nutrition Education Program to offer their popular Certificate Course to the parents of Brockton Public Schools’ students.
The program, CHOICES: Steps toward Health, is a series of workshops designed to help families with children on a limited income, live a healthier life.
All workshops will be held at 43 Crescent St., Crosby Administration Building, Brockton, MA.
Thursday, February 6, 2020 (Registration)
9:30 a.m. Welcome Lesson - Highlights of the Course
10:00 a.m. Moving to the Mambo - Active Living
11:00 a.m. Whole Grain Twist - Eating More Whole Grains
Thursday, February 13, 2020
10:00 a.m. Fruit & Veggie Salsa - Add Color to Your Life
11:00 a.m. Limbo Lower Now - Lower Fats, Sugar & Salt
Thursday, February 27, 2020
10:00 a.m. Kitchen Calypso - Becoming a Wise Shopper
11:00 a.m. Food Safety 4-Step - Keeping Food Safe
Thursday, March 5, 2020
10:00 a.m. Fast Foods A-Go-Go - Healthier Fast Food
11:00 a.m. Fit & Fabulous - Healthy At Any Size
Participants will receive the following:
- · A personalized diagnostic report assessing current diet with the 2010-2015 Dietary Guidelines
- · 10 colorful, step-by-step booklets on getting more nutrition & fitness for your money
- · Recipes that will be prepared and tasted in two lessons
- · Reinforcement Gifts! Measuring cups, spoons, shopping list pad, pedometer, food & fridge thermometers.
Complete six lessons, with entry and exit records, and receive a Graduation Certificate, a Healthy Recipes Cookbook, and the Farmers’ Market Shopping Bag.
For more information and to register for the workshop please contact Janice Johnson-Plumer at 508-208-5518 or via email at email@example.com or Barbara Alicea at 774-274-2661 or via email at BarbaraAlicea@bpsma.org by January 31,2020.