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The Community Foundation of Medicine Hat and Southeastern Alberta today launched Vital Kids, an extension of its Vital Signs program.

Vital Kids is aimed at teaching children more about the community they live in. This is done by discussing some of the more kid-friendly facts featured in Medicine Hat’s Vital Signs. Issues covered will include voting, neighbourhood populations, Canada Day activities, volunteering, youth employment rates and much more.

The first Vital Kids presentation was held in the grade three/four classroom at St. Mary’s School today, led by Jennifer Thompson, community impact coordinator at the Community Foundation.

“Our Vital Kids presentations will be a conversation with the students,” said Thompson. “We will cover fun facts about Medicine Hat and talk about what they can do to make their community an even better place to live.”

The Community Foundation has produced Vital Signs for three years, joining more than a dozen Community Foundations across the country. Medicine Hat’s Vital Signs has inspired programs such as Vital Activities and Vital Munch; Thompson hopes that Vital Kids will touch a new generation. THE JUMP – Read the rest of this entry »



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