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June 8, 2010

States Requiring PE, but Amount Varies

States Requiring PE, but Amount Varies More states are requiring physical education in schools, but few set a specific amount The Associated Press By MARY CLARE […]
May 27, 2010

News from KaBOOM play/playground nonprofit

KaBOOM! News Marcia Cross and Mott’s Promote Nationwide KaBOOM! Play Days ‘“ Desperate Housewives actress Marcia Cross is busy promoting KaBOOM! Play Days as part of […]
May 27, 2010

White House Task Force on Childhood Obesity report

Recently released report by the White House Task Force on Childhood Obesity: The report cites connecting with nature, outdoor play and outdoor education as critical components […]
May 18, 2010

Friday May 21 Meeting (May Meetings) rescheduled!

We regret to inform you that we need to reschedule our Friday, May 21st meeting at Action for Children. This meeting will now be combined with […]
May 18, 2010

Please stay engaged in NWF and Dept. of Interior’s America’s Great Outdoors

America’s Great Outdoors Conference on April 16 was inspirational and a call to action for outdoor education, recreation and play advocates in Ohio. The Conference was […]
May 18, 2010

Please encourage Sen. Sherrod Brown to co-sponsor SB866

Sen. Brown recently replied to an inquiry from legislative advocate Mark Young, who works with the Ohio Parks and Recreation Association, as well as the national […]
May 12, 2010

Columbus Near East: In My Backyard Health and Wellness Program

In My Backyard Health and Wellness Program provides physical fitness, nutritional, gardening, and health and wellness education programs from early May through mid September 2010. Near […]
May 6, 2010

Registration Available for The Conference on the Value of Play

Hello US Play Coalition Members, I am pleased to announce that registration for The Conference on the Value of Play is now available at . As […]
May 4, 2010

Friday May Meetings

Title: Friday May MeetingsLocation: Action for Children, 78 JeffersonDescription: Please join us as we get into the nitty gritty of recommendations for state agencies, for teachers, […]