Nebraska Kids Fitness and Nutrition Day held Oct. 4 in Hastings
October 6, 2022
Fourth-grade students from Adams, Clay, Nuckolls and Webster counties learned about health and wellness at the 17th Annual Nebraska Kids Fitness & Nutrition Day (NKFND), Tuesday, at the YMCA of Hastings. The day’s activities took place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Approximately 300 students attended.
Lauren Shackelford, coordinator for the South Heartland District Health Department, said “fourth-graders are a good age to work with because they are beginning to develop lifelong habits that will inevitably affect their behavior in the future. Helping children learn to eat right and be active e...