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Patterson gets Kids at Hart Middle School Energized for the Brooksie Way 5k Middle School Challenge

Public Date: 9/12/2011 12:00 AM
Contact: Steve Huber, Marketing & Communications Officer Oakland County Department of Economic Development & Community Affairs
Phone Number: 248-858-1848

Hart Middle School in Rochester Hills welcomes Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson and AT&T representatives to kick-off the Brooksie Way 5k Middle School Challenge.  The Hart gymnasium will be full of 180 seventh graders, joined by Patterson to take part in a stimulating flash mob dance to promote healthy active lifestyles and gear up for the Brooksie Way 5k race on Oct. 2.

The 5k Middle School Challenge is a part of Count Your Steps, a program Patterson started in 2004 to get young people more physically active and reverse the trend of lower life expectancy among younger generations caused by obesity.    


12:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 13, 2011


 Hart Middle School Gymnasium
 6500 Sheldon Road, Rochester Hills