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Established in 1999 by the Virginia General Assembly, the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth (VFHY) promotes healthy living habits and reduces and prevents youth tobacco use and childhood obesity statewide. VFHY receives no taxpayer funds. Since we began working with youth in 2001, we have helped cut the youth smoking rate in Virginia more than in half! Our initiatives include:
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Early Bird Registration Extended for our 2015 Weight of the State conference! Register now!
Weight of the State | Virginia Childhood Obesity Prevention Conference
The Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth and Prevention Connections are pleased to invite you to Virginia's fourth Weight of the State conference on childhood obesity prevention, to be held in Richmond, Va., on April 20-21, 2015, at the Hilton Richmond Hotel in Short Pump.
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Check out our online National Nutrition Month calendar for 31 tips to help children maintain a healthy weight, reduce their risk of malnutrition and promote their overall health!
Or download a PDF copy of the calendar at http://vfhy.org/sites/default/files/pdf/VFHY_nutrition_cal_march2015_v3.pdf
National Nutrition Month | www.vfhy.org
Established in 1999 by the Virginia General Assembly, the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth (VFHY) empowers Virginia’s youth to make healthy choices by promoting active, nutritious and tobacco-free living.