May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month! View upcoming President's Council events and read the President's official proclamation below. Also, don't forget to Tweet with us (@FitnessGov) all month long using the hashtag #MoveInMay.


Let’s Move! Active Schools Webinar
 Members of the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition
What:  A unique live webcast, hosted by Discovery Education, from the Capitol Hill Montessori School in Washington D.C. highlighting the Let's Move! Active Schools initiative.  
When:  Monday, May 6, 2013 from 1:00 - 2:00 PM ET
Where:  Register for the webcast here.
Why: To educate students about the importance of being active and to provide teachers/school administrators, parents and community leaders with the information they need to be empowered and encouraged to create a Let’s Move! Active School by becoming a champion in their community.

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2013 PCFSN Annual Meeting
 Members of the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition; Dr. Howard Koh (Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services); Sam Kass (Executive Director, Let’s Move!)
What:  Annual Meeting of the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition
When:  Tuesday, May 7, 2013 from 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM ET
Where:  The Hubert H. Humphrey Building (The Great Hall), 200 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C.
Why:  Council members will convene to inform the public about its programs and progress as well as discuss future priorities.

*RSVP Details:  Email first, middle and last name to by 6:00 PM ET on Thursday, May 2nd. The meeting will also be webcast at if you are unable to attend in person.

*Media:  Members of the media should register by emailing Joey King at

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