Sample Media Advisory for We Can!™ Launch at Local Site
[Note: Advisory should never be longer than one page.]
[YOUR ORGANIZATION'S LOGO HERE] [WE CAN! LOGO HERE]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: [NAME], [ORGANIZATION] [PHONE], [E-MAIL]
Message to Parents: 'We Can!'
Prevent Childhood Obesity
[COMMUNITY SITE] Offers New National Institutes of Health Program to
Families in [REGION] to Address Growing Epidemic
[COMMUNITY SITE] is launching Ways to Enhance Children's Activity
& Nutrition! (We Can!), a national education program from the
National Institutes of Health (NIH) to prevent obesity among youth
ages 8-13. We Can! reaches parents and caregivers with educational
materials and community programs to encourage healthy eating,
increase physical activity and reduce sedentary time.
[INSERT SPECIFICS OF LOCAL LAUNCH EVENT]
[LIST ALL WHO WILL BE AT EVENT FOR PHOTOS, INTERVIEWS]
- Director of [ORGANIZATION]
- Local partners
- Local celebrities
- Government or community representatives
ays to E
ctivity & N
or We Can!
, is a national public education program from the National
Institutes of Health (NIH) to help prevent overweight and obesity among
youth ages 8-13. For more information or to download a handbook for parents,
visit http://wecan.nhlbi.nih.gov, or call 1-866-35-WECAN.
[INSERT LANGUAGE ABOUT YOUR ORGANIZATION AS APPROPRIATE]
We Can! and the We Can! logo are trademarks of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).