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Join Richard Simmons in New York PE Rally

Jun 02, 2009

Richard Simmons has a FIT Kids Rally planned for the steps of City Hall in New York City next month. See below for details. If you are a local PE teacher or student with good stories about PE success or the need for PE in schools, please contact Anne Czarkowski at She is looking for fitness pros whom Richard can call on with questions during the rally.

Let's Bring Physical Education Back to Our Schools!

Fitness icon Richard Simmons cordially invites the fine citizens of the great city of New York to join him on June 19 as he brings his national Physical Education Crusade back to the Big Apple.

Richard Simmons and New York City Council Member Tony Avella will host a press conference and good old-fashioned Pro PE Pep Rally on the steps of City Hall as they introduce City Council Resolution 1925/2009, calling on the 111th Congress to pass the FIT Kids Act, federal legislation that would improve the standards for physical education.
WHEN: Friday, June 19, 2009, 12:30PM
WHERE: Steps of City Hall, 2 Lafayette Street (at Chambers), New York, New York 10007
For more information please contact Councilman Tony Avella, (718) 747-2137 or (917) 723-3289.

Attention, Teachers and Students:
Richard would love for you to make a sign or banner with your school name, so he can identify you!

Help Richard bring physical education back into our nation’s schools, and let’s make PE a Positive Experience for every child!

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