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Wayne State's Center for School Health receives $600K grant from BCBS

September 27, 2012

As part of its commitment of creating a healthier Michigan, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is awarding $600,000 to support healthy eating and physical activity programs in 20 elementary schools during the 2012-2013 school year. The program will be implemented by Wayne State University's Center for School Health and will include programming developed by the Michigan Fitness Foundation. Dr. Nate McCaughtry, director of the WSU's Center for School Health, states: "We are very excited to join this partnership and the take the lead in promoting the health and well-being of so many of our children, many of whom reside in Michigan's most underserved communities."