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Published on January 23, 2013

Dean Clinic Teams Up with Tri 4 Schools to Keep Kids Active

Local Non-Profit Competes for $10,000 and a Chance to Take Its Mission Nationwide

Dane County non-profit Tri 4 Schools hopes to win $10,000 and help grow its mission nationally through the Partnership for a Healthier America’s End Childhood Obesity Innovation Challenge. The top three vote getters will travel to Washington, D.C., to pitch their ideas. The winners will receive help and funding to continue their efforts locally and grow their organization nationally.

Voting ends February 1, 2013. You can vote for Tri 4 Kids on the Partnership for a Healthier America’s Facebook page by clicking here.

Tri 4 Schools is a local non-profit, started by a Verona mother, that encourages kids to live a healthy and active lifestyle by participating in multisport competitions. Tri 4 Schools also supports health and nutrition programs within local schools by donating money for everything from new equipment to school gardens.

Since starting in 2011, Tri 4 Schools has helped more than 1,100 kids complete a triathlon, and donated nearly $28,000 to school health and fitness programs. While the organization focuses on Dane County schools, all children are encouraged to participate regardless of where they attend school.

Dean is a proud sponsor of Tri 4 Schools’ five events in 2013, including the Waunakee Kids Triathlon and the Middleton Kids Triathlon.

For More Information

For more information or to arrange an interview with one of our Dean providers or staff, contact Dean Clinic Communications Manager Kim Sveum at kim.sveum@deancare.com or (608) 294-6080.

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