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Teaneck Council Seeks Applications For Let’s Move! Task Force

The Teaneck Township is accepting applications for the Let's Move! initiative to help educate children about healthy eating and living habits.
The Teaneck Township is accepting applications for the Let's Move! initiative to help educate children about healthy eating and living habits. Photo Credit: Let'sMove.gov

TEANECK, N.J. -- The Teaneck Township Council is accepting applications from individuals who live and/or work in Teaneck and would like to serve on the Let’s Move! advisory board.

Let’s Move! is an initiative by First Lady Michelle Obama to get kids exercising more, eating healthier and ultimately, living a better quality of life. For more information on Let’s Move!, go here .

The township has partnered with other community members, businesses, school systems, physicians, educators, parents and other stakeholders to create programs to address the issues and topics identified in the initiative, said Issa Abbasi, acting township clerk

"We are working to get children more aware about proper eating habits and getting up and moving around. We are working with the schools to enhance programs that they currently have and to work with retail food merchants in offering healthier options on their menus," said Abbasi.

Interested adults can submit an application, available online , by fax to 201-837-9547 or by e-mail to clerk@teanecknj.gov.

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