Monthly Archives: October 2012

Dr. Tory Rogers wins Maine Children’s Alliance Giraffe Award

Authored by Elizabeth Motyka, MPH In October, Dr. Tory Rogers, the director of Let’s Go!, was honored with the Maine Children’s Alliance Giraffe Award. This award recognizes those who “stick out their necks for kids” in communities across Maine. Recipients of the award have accomplished one or more of the following: 1) Demonstrated exemplary leadership… Read more »

Video/Photo Contest Winners Announced!

Authored By Heidi Kessler, SNS ‘Twas a chilly January day when Let’s Go! director Dr. Victoria Rogers announced a video and photo contest. She challenged the Let’s Go! community partners to bring Let’s Go! and 5-2-1-0 to life visually by sharing what’s happening in the community through a video or photo. Videos and photos would… Read more »

Collaborating to Transform Communities

What happens when an unstoppable force meets an immovable object? The immovable object gets transformed into something better! I am the program manager for Let’s Go!’s School setting and because of my role here I frequently get opportunities to team up with really fantastic people, who are making great efforts to provide our children with better nutrition… Read more »

Can an extra recess prevent bullying? A new study says it could!

Guest Authored by Jackie Rogers Bullying is a problem that many schools are currently addressing. As Let’s Go! team members working closely with schools, we know how important this issue is for our communities. It is important for our students to feel happy, healthy and safe in their classrooms. Research shows that physical activity can… Read more »