CHICAGO, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With some help from the Elks National Foundation, the charitable arm of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, the St. Augustine Elks will hold two 10 week programs, covering topics such as exercise, dietary information and personal hygeine, designed to introduce high risk obese children to a healthier lifestyle.
St. Augustine Elks Kids Fit Club will be funded by an Impact Grant awarded to the St. Augustine Elks by the Elks National Foundation. Impact Grants are the newest addition to the Elks National Foundation's Community Investments Program. They are competitive grants designed to help Elks make a difference in their community. This year, St. Augustine Elks Lodge No. 829 is one of 49 recipients nationwide to receive an Impact Grant. The grants range from $2,500 to $10,000.
For more information about Impact Grants and to see a complete list of this year's Impact Grant recipients, visit the Elks National Foundation website at www.elks.org/enf/community or contact the Programs Department at ENFPrograms@elks.org or 773/755-4954.
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SOURCE Elks National Foundation