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June Dairy Month Trivia with D.J. Humphries: – Volume 3

We’re back with Arizona Cardinal offensive lineman, D.J. Humphries, to celebrate June Dairy Month with Volume 3 of Dairy Trivia! Can you guess how much a dairy cow weighs? And how much pizza the average American eats in a year? Find out!

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Fuel Up to Play 60 featured in Cronkite News

Arizona Cardinals center A.Q. Shipley went to Holdeman Elementary School in Tempe to help the Arizona Cardinals and Fuel Up to Play 60 promote health and fitness to youth.

Fuel Up to Play 60 focuses on encouraging youth to exercise and eat healthy in a partnership hrough the NFL and the National Dairy Council partnership

“It’s vitally important that we get kids to be embracing that healthier lifestyle, and that’s what I love about Fuel Up to Play 60,” said Pat Johnson, director of nutrition services for the Dairy Council of Arizona. “We’re seeing that pendulum swing in a positive way. They’re being more physically active, and they’re choosing those healthier, nutrient-rich foods.”

You can read the full article on cronkitenews.azpbs.org.

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Start New School Year with Fuel Up to Play 60!

There’s no better time than the present to get your school and students eating healthier and more active through the Fuel Up to Play 60 Program, the largest health and wellness program in schools across the country.

This video walk-through shows potential Fuel Up to Play 60 program advisors how to get started with their Fuel Up to Play 60 dashboard. Video includes instructions for signing up, tracking school progress, applying for Fuel Up to Play 60 grants and more.

 

Visit fueluptoplay60.com for more info.

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Cardinals’ Calais Campbell visits EAGLE College Prep in Maryvale

On Thursday, students at EAGLE College Prep school in Maryvale had two special visitors come to their school to talk to them about the importance of healthy eating and physical activity. Arizona Cardinals defensive end Calais Campbell and Arizona dairy farmer Gary Thompson, of Stotz Dairy, shared with the students how essential it is to Fuel Up – by getting three servings of dairy per day and to Play 60 – get 60 minutes of exercise each day.

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Join the Fuel Up to Play 60 program today, and learn about the grants available and opportunities for your students and staff. Click here for details

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Check Out Lake Pleasant Elementary’s Fuel Up To Play 60 Kick Off Event!

PE teacher and Program Advisor Jan Brewer organized a fun-filled Fuel Up To Play 60 kick off event for her students at Lake Pleasant Elementary, which included a visit from Cardinals’ punter Drew Butler! Looks like a good time!

Check out the video here:

 

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Celebrating National School Breakfast Week!

Arizona Cardinals‘ punter Drew Butler served up healthy breakfasts to dozens of students at Papago School in Phoenix Tuesday morning.

It’s part of National School Breakfast Week, and the event was put on by the Dairy Council of Arizona.

After the students got fueled up with breakfast, they had a chance to ask Drew questions and then the third graders headed outside to try to catch Drew’s punts!

More than 51.2 million breakfasts were served at more than 1,650 schools in Arizona last school year.

Drew Butler handing out Breakfast in the Classroom to third graders at Papago School in Phoenix.
Drew Butler handing out Breakfast in the Classroom to third graders at Papago School in Phoenix.

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