At the Tuesday, January 16 City Council meeting, Mayor Hill recognized February as LiveFit Southlake Month.
Good health and an active lifestyle are essential to the overall well-being of individuals; and,
Whereas, exercise, through participation in sports and other fitness-related activities, helps to fight obesity among children and adults, which also prevents related medical problems while also reducing overall health care costs; and,
Whereas, a wholesome, well-balanced diet is an essential component of a healthy lifestyle; and,
Whereas, LiveFit Southlake provides an opportunity for citizens to live healthy lifestyles and to recognize the importance the City places on leisure and recreational programming; and,
Whereas, the City of Southlake will hold a 9-week community-wide wellness challenge devoted to inspiring families to LiveFit with such free events as a health fair, LiveWell Lecture Series, Events with the Mayor, Couch to 5K, Southlake Superhero 5K and Fun Run, 1 Million Step Challenge, daily challenges, food tracking challenges; now,
Therefore, I, Laura Hill, Mayor of the City of Southlake, do hereby proclaim the month of February as LIVEFIT SOUTHLAKE MONTH in Southlake and encourage our citizens to learn more about the importance of diet and exercise and to take steps towards better overall health.