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CATCH Program Set To Begin On January 23rd

CATCH Kids Club Opportunity For 5th- 8th Grade Students

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    CATCH is a fitness, Nutrition and healthy cooking club that emphasizes and teaches the importance of a healthy lifestyle.   4H  Extension Educators Leah Gremm and Jamie Goffena will come and lead this club on Tuesday, January 23rd. It will repeat every Tuesday with February 23rd being the last session.  The club will be held from 3:45- 5:15 pm.  There is no registration necessary.  In order for this club to be as beneficial as intended, it is recommended that students attend all six sessions.  For more information contact Kaci Swinney at CMS by calling 308.432.0705.


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