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NOVEMBER 2013

Body by Jake: Giving Schools Kid-Sized Cardio Machines and More

SEPTEMBER 2013

NATIONAL COVERAGE

Declaring War on Childhood Obesity

A “Don’t Quit” Attitude To Keep Kids Fit

Jake Steinfeld Continues Fight Against Childhood Obesity

VIDEO – Fox & Friends:  Jake Steinfeld declares war on childhood obesity

Fighting Childhood Obesity One State at a Time

VIDEO – Neil Cavuto Show:  Jake Steinfeld: We’re declaring war on childhood obesity

A Healthy Dose of Education (Gov. Jack Markell)

Jake Steinfeld Teams Up With NJ Governor Chris Christie and Coca Cola President Steve Cahillane For War On Childhood Obesity

GEORGIA

1 Gwinnett, 2 APS schools recognized for promoting physical fitness

Start ‘Em Young! Jake Steinfeld Cuts Ribbon At Launch Of Fitness Centers For Atlanta Middle Schools

Health Guru Jake Steinfeld Partners With Georgia Governor and First Lady For Future Of Fitness Campaign

Jake Steinfeld Brings Fitness Centers to Atlanta Schools

Fitness guru brings top-notch facilities to metro Atlanta schools

VIDEO: Officials unveil fitness centers at Ga. schools

Ribbon cut on school fitness center

$100K fitness center opens at Berkmar Middle

Gov. Deal Helps Berkmar Middle School Cut Ribbon to New State of the Art Fitness Center

Officials Unveil Fitness Centers at Ga. Schools

WEST VIRGINIA

Jake Steinfeld Cuts Ribbon At Launch Of West Virginia Fitness Center

New Stratton fitness center to be unveiled at Thursday ribbon cutting

McDowell school cuts ribbon on new fitness center

New fitness center opening at McDowell school

A positive fit at Southside:  Nationally known fitness expert goes to War to fight youth obesity

State Of The Art Facility 

VIDEO: New fitness center to open at Stratton Elementary in Beckley

Celebrity trainer is giving back at Stratton

VIDEO:  Stratton Elementary opens fitness center

Stratton Elementary’s New Live Positively Fitness

NEW JERSEY

Jake Steinfeld Dedicates Fitness Center In New Jersey Alongside Gov. Chris Christie

Roselle school fitness center to open Sept. 23

Christie encourages kids to get healthy at opening of Asbury Park fitness center

Governor Christie opens Asbury Park Middle School fitness center – 9/23/2013 

Gov. Christie, fitness guru help open $100k fitness center at Asbury Park school

VIDEO:  Christie cuts ribbon at new Asbury Park school gym:  Joins fitness celebrity to tour Asbury Park facilityThree New Jersey schools get fitness kick with $100,000 gyms

Middle school unveils state-of-the-art fitness center:  Gov. Christie, Jake Steinfeld of “Body by Jake” attend ribbon cutting

‘Body by Jake’ visits Jersey City school to open new gym

DELAWARE

Three Delaware schools open state-of-the-art fitness centers

Gov. Markell to Attend Ribbon Cutting: Live Positively Fitness Center

JULY 2013

Schools Recognized For Physical Fitness Innovation

It Takes A Village to Fight Obesity

Partnerships work!:  Jake Steinfeld and Steve Cahillane (video)

JUNE 2013

NEW JERSEY

Asbury Park Middle School will get new fitness center

WEST VIRGINIA

Governor Tomblin and Fitness Icon Jake Steinfeld Announce Winners of National Champion Schools Campaign

Stratton Elementary among National Champion Schools

Ohio County school awarded fitness grant for new gym

3 W.Va. schools getting fitness centers

Three W.Va. schools awarded grants for fitness centers

Three state schools getting fitness centers

DELAWARE

Fitness centers coming to 3 Delaware schools

Trio of Delaware schools earn award for promoting fitness

A.I. DuPont Middle School to be Awarded New Live Positively Fitness Center

Three Delaware Schools to be awarded new fitness centers

3 NCCo schools win brand new fitness centers

GEORGIA

Three Georgia Schools Recognized For Physical Fitness InnovationWinners awarded Live Positively Fitness Centers by National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness CouncilsBerkmar Middle Snags $100K for Fitness

Three Georgia schools recognized for outstanding innovation in physical fitness

School wins $100K grant for PE initiatives

3 Georgia Schools Recognized for Innovation

New fitness center to welcome students in the fall

MAY 2013

It takes a village to fight obesity

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services:  Walking as a Way for Americans to get the Recommended Amount of Physical Activity for Health

APRIL 2013

WEST VIRGINIA

Gov. encourages schools to apply for grants

Governor Tomblin Encourages Schools to Apply for National Champion School Designation

MASSACHUSETTS

IHRSA CBI magazine:  And Now, It’s Bodies by Jake in Massachusetts

MARCH 2013

WEST VIRGINIA

Jake Steinfeld: Foundation offers boost to child fitness

West Virginia’s time to get fit

National youth fitness campaign comes to W.Va.

Fitness campaign set

National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils brings campaign for youth fitness to West Virginia

Governor Tomblin and Fitness Icon Jake Steinfeld Announce Multi-Million Dollar Youth Fitness Campaign in W.Va.

Gov. Tomblin and Fitness Icon Jake Steinfeld Announce Multi-Million Dollar Youth Fitness Campaign in W.Va.

National Youth Fitness Campaign Comes to W.Va.

National youth fitness campaign comes to W. Va.

National youth fitness campaign comes to W.Va.

National youth fitness in W.Va. elementary, middle schools

National youth fitness campaign comes to W.Va.

National youth fitness campaign brought to W.Va.

National youth fitness campaign comes to W.Va.

GEORGIA

National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils brings campaign for youth fitness to Georgia

DELAWARE

National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils brings campaign for youth fitness to Delaware

Governor Tomblin and Fitness Icon Jake Steinfeld Announce Multi-Million Dollar Youth Fitness Campaign in W.Va.

Elementary, middle schools can apply for fitness award

NEW JERSEY

National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils brings campaign for youth fitness to New Jersey

JANUARY 2013

MASSACHUSETTS

Lt. Gov. Murray to join Jake Steinfeld to unveil state-of-the-art fitness center at Salemwood School

Fitness guru unveils new workout center at Fall River’s Henry Lord school

Jake “Body by Jake” Steinfeld visits Henry Lord Middle School (video)

Gym by Jake

Henry Lord students pumped about new fitness center

New Fitness Center Opens at Salemwood School

OCTOBER 2012

PENNSYLVANIA

CBS Interview:  Fitness Guru Working To Curb Childhood Obesity (video)

Dignitaries unveil school fitness center

Governor Corbett Cuts Ribbon at Allegheny County Middle School’s New Fitness Center

SEPTEMBER 2012

INDIANA

Guest viewpoint:  Fighting childhood obesity in Indiana

LOUISIANA

Obesity: an epidemic that continues to plague this country

MASSACHUSETTS

GUEST OPINION: Fighting childhood obesity in Massachusetts

MISSOURI

Fighting Childhood Obesity in Missouri

NEW JERSEY

Good health can improve grades

PENNSYLVANIA

La Academia Roberto Clemente abre un nuevo gimnasio (video)

Owatin Creek Elementary cuts ribbon on state-of-the-art gym

School Gets New Fitness Center

Troy School’s New Fitness Center (video)

Ribbon cutting to be held in Troy with fitness icon Jake Steinfeld

Fitness icon Jake Steinfeld helps cut ribbon for TIS fitness center

Celebrity launches Exeter school exercise center

WASHINGTON, D.C.

Jake Steinfeld talks about childhood obsesity (ABC Live Interview)

AUGUST 2012

GEORGIA

National program aims to fight childhood obesity in Georgia

INDIANA

Fighting childhood obesity in Indiana

PENNSYLVANIA

Time to wipe out obesity in kids

MAY 2012

PENNSYLVANIA

Exeter school gets $100,000 in fitness gear

PA Governor Corbett Announces Winners of School Fitness Centers Contest

Berks County School Awarded $100,000 for Fitness Center

South Allegheny celebrates ‘School to Watch’ honor

MARCH 2012

PENNSYLVANIA

Pennsylvania Joins Campaign to Bring New Fitness Centers to Schools