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Leesburg’s A Room to Grow Preschool and R.O.C.K. Programs Celebrate 6th Annual “Rev Your Bev Day” on April 25th

Program promotes health benefits of water as beverage of choice.

Post Date:04/19/2018 2:24 PM

Rev Your Bev logoLeesburg, VA (April 19, 2018) – On April 25, 2018, A Room to Grow Preschool at Ida Lee Park Recreation Center and Leesburg’s R.O.C.K. (Recreation Outreach to Community Kids) program will join youth volunteers, parents, teachers, and health advocates across Virginia to raise awareness about the health benefits of drinking water. The 6th  annual Rev Your Bev Day is an initiative of the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth and Y Street to encourage people to make water their first beverage of choice.

Since 2013, more than 1,000 Rev Your Bev Day events have taken place around the Commonwealth to change the way Virginians think about what they drink. This year, Rev Your Bev Day is all about the fun and delicious ways to drink water. Tap, bottle, filtered, sparkling, or fruit-infused—there are endless ways to include more water in your day.

Rev Your Bev Day provides adults and children alike with strategies to incorporate more water into their daily life, enabling them to make informed choices about their health.

“Preschool and elementary school aged children are the perfect age to start teaching the importance of drinking water rather than juice or soda. If they form good health habits at an early age, those habits will last the rest of their lives,” says Linda Fountain,Leesburg's Events and Community Outreach Manager.

“The preschool and R.O.C.K. participants will learn about all the different ways to drink water and will get to taste different types of fruit-infused water. Students will share their favorite way to drink water on a large banner and take photos celebrating all the fun ways to enjoy water.“

Rev Your Bev Day activities aim to educate participants about the health benefits of drinking more water and spread the word that no matter how you like it, water is always the healthiest choice. For more information, visit www.RevYourBev.com.

Media Contact:
Betsy Arnett
Public Information Officer
barnett@leesburgva.gov
703-771-2734

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