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C-U Fit Families wins Robin A. Orr Community Partnership Award from INC

3/4/2011  8:00 am

Congratulations to CU Fit Families for being selected to receive the Robin A. Orr Community Partnership Award from the Illinois Interagency Council on Nutrition (INC).  Julie Pryde from Champaign-Urbana Public Health District nominated CU Fit Families for the award. 

 

C-U Fit Families is a coalition of campus and community organizations working to promote healthy eating and active living in the home, in schools and child care environments, and in the community.   For more information visit http://www.familyresiliency.illinois.edu/initiatives/initiatives_cufitfamilies.html.

 

Last year, INC (Interagency Nutrition Council) created the Robin A. Orr Community Partnership Award to recognize her lifetime commitment to outstanding service for persons seeking to improve their nutrition and lifestyle. Ms. Orr was a member of INC and University of Illinois Extension Specialist whose passion was nutrition education, partnership development and food security.

 

 Nominees were reviewed based on their efforts to further promote health and wellness through nutrition education, coordination of services and access to nutrition programs that would result in participants achieving food security