Upcoming Events

September 2017

6th Annual Let’s Go! National Obesity Conference – September 28-29
This year’s conference will focus on how health care professionals can work together to get our patients moving. Taking a few small steps (literally and figuratively) can lead to big gains. Registration is now OPEN.

October 2017

Annual 5-2-1-0 School Symposium – October 19th and 20th 
This day long learning event is now taking place in two locations. We’ll be in Orono on the 19th and Portland on the 20th. Join the Let’s GO! team to learn how to increase movement during the day, encourage healthy eating in the cafeteria, implement district wellness policies and more. Register TODAY.

Past Events

August 2017

TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race, August 5th in Cape Elizabeth, Maine                   Let’s Go!, a program of The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital, is this year’s race beneficiary. Weather you’re running, spectating or want to join us as a volunteer we hope to see you there.

September 2016

National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) Webinar – Sept 14 Dr. Rogers joins NCCOR’s Connect & Explore webinar series to discuss the details behind the Let’s Go! program’s success including how being a hospital-based community program paved the way for growth. Read more here.

National Childhood Obesity Conference – September 15-16
During two informative and insightful days, we will explore the role of food in prevention, management, and treatment of obesity and related health conditions.

October 2016

5-2-1-0 School Symposium – October 21
The Let’s Go! School Symposium is sure to be an inspirational meeting of the minds, with schools from across the state coming together to share ideas, learn from peers, and build solutions to increase healthy eating and active living in our communities.

April 2016

Motivational Interviewing Training with Dr. Kenneth Resnicow – April 5 & 6 (Pediatric Healthcare Providers) and April 7 & 8 (Adult Healthcare Providers)

This 2-day workshop will provide novel activities to train healthcare clinicians on using Motivational Interviewing, with a focus on chronic disease behaviors.

October 2015

5-2-1-0 School Symposium – Friday, October 23

The Let’s Go! School Symposium gathers schools from across the state to share ideas, learn from peers, and build a plan for the year.

September 2015

National Childhood Obesity Conference – September 17-18
The 4th Annual Let’s Go! 5210 National Childhood Obesity Conference took place September 17 – 18, 2015 in Portland, ME. The conference focused on the management and treatment of childhood obesity. 

South Portland Maineiacs 1st Annual 5K – September 19

Race proceeds support Let’s Go! efforts in Cumberland and York Counties.