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8:30 am on Friday March 14, 2014

Crossfit program helping kids make healthy choices

 It's National Nutrition Month - a time you should be thinking about adopting a healthier lifestyle, but it's also important to think about helping your kids make healthy choices. Childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in...
7:20 am on Friday April 6, 2012

Slim Down the South Celebrity Challenge

August 4, 2012 The Joe Riley Park 7:05 pm Tickets Various Prices 843-724-9267 or info@louieskids.org   The Slim Down the South Celebrity Softball Challenge is an amazing 'Field of Dreams' day at the ballpark and a softball game between celebrity...
7:17 am on Friday April 6, 2012

4th Annual Big Chef Little Chef Challenge

June 14, 2012 Lighthouse on the Creek 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Tickets = $50/$65 day-of 843-724-9267 or info@louieskids.org for information   Join Louie’s Kids for the fourth Big Chef Little Chef Challenge as we pair Charleston's finest "Big Chefs' with...
4:12 am on Tuesday January 18, 2011

Local nonprofit celebrates 10 years of saving lives

Image by Louie's KidsToday marks 10 years for the Charleston-operated nonprofit organization Louie’s Kids. Started in 2001 by Louis Yuhasz after losing his father to complications from obesity, Louie's Kids has raised nearly $1 million dollars to...
8:06 am on Tuesday October 26, 2010

Event to benefit Beaufort Boys and Girls Club, raise childhood obesity awareness

Flickr user heacphotos Beaufort's Get Fit has organized the the Shindig at The Shack fundraiser to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of the Lowcountry and raise awareness of childhood obesity. The event will be held from 7 to 11 p.m. Nov. 6 out at the...
7:46 am on Thursday January 28, 2010

Bill to ban fatty foods in school gains tentative approval

Image by Flickr user bookgrlA bill banning school-hour sales of high-fat, high-sugar foods and beverages - whether in the cafeteria, canteen or hallways - received tentative approval yesterday. The legislation is an attempt aimed at lowering the...
4:07 am on Friday July 24, 2009

Five chefs team up with kids for a competitive cook-off

Image by Flickr user erikoganImage by 20090723-chef.jpgOn August 6, Louie's Kids and five local chefs are teaming up for a Big Chef/Little Chef cook-off with the proceeds going toward stopping childhood obesity.  Participating chefs include Nico...
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