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Grant to Towson Y's HeadStart program will target childhood obesity

Grant to Towson Y's HeadStart program will target childhood obesity

Children in Towson's Head Start Center will soon see more movement and activity incorporated into the center's day-to-day programming.

The Y of Central Maryland, which operates the federal early childhood education program in Baltimore County, has received a $100,000 grant from Giant Food stores to bring a national anti-obesity initiative to the county's Head Start programs, including the Towson program.

The Our Family Foundation Awards grant from the Landover-based grocer will pay to bring the "I am Moving, I am Learning" program to Head Starts across Baltimore County beginning in September, said the Y of Central Maryland's senior vice president of childhood...

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