McCarthy Named Honoary Chairman For Live Health Greenville Campaign
Dec. 18, 2008
GREENVILLE, N.C. - East Carolina Head Basketball Coach Mack McCarthy has been named honorary chairman for the 2009 Live Healthy Greenville campaign presented by the Greenville-Pitt County Chamber of Commerce and Physicians East.
"I'm really excited to be a part of the Live Healthy Greenville program," said McCarthy. "I am sure I'm like a lot of folks who should be more conscious of their health and find lots of reasons not to exercise and eat right. This initiative has a real possibility to impact people's lives and lifestyles."
LHG is a 100-day, team-based weight loss and physical activity program that helps participants make positive changes that lead to a healthier lifestyle through increased physical activity and improved nutrition. Co-workers form teams that track weight-loss and/or minutes of activity during the challenge, by reporting their progress on a weekly basis at www.livehealthygreenville.org. Teams consist of 2-10 people with a team captain and a team name. The entry fee is $18 per participant.
As a part of Live Healthy Greenville, each team member will receive weekly fitness and nutrition e-mails, access to fitness and nutrition information through www.livehealthygreenville.org, a magazine subscription of your choice and a training t-shirt.
This past yearmore than63,000 people, over 250businesses and organizations participated in the team-based Live Healthy America program. Participants teamed up to losemore than250,000 pounds of weight and log136 million minutes of physical activity. For more information or to register online, please visit www.livehealthygreenville.org. For questions or help with registrations, call at (252) 752-4101.