Gina Keatley honored with President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition Community Leadership Award

Top Quote The President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition (PCFSN) has selected Gina Keatley to receive a 2013 PCFSN Community Leadership Award. End Quote
  • New York, NY (1888PressRelease) May 29, 2013 - The award is given annually to individuals or organizations who improve the lives of others within their community by providing or enhancing opportunities to engage in sports, physical activities, fitness or nutrition-related programs.

    Gina Keatley is a culinary author, award-winning dietitian, founder of Keatley Medical Nutrition Therapy and co-founder of Nourishing USA. She is truly dedicated to the practice of philanthropy and the concept that the power to choose our own destiny is within us all. By trusting her gut and following her heart, Gina Keatley turned an unconventional life into a success. She stands as an optimistic, humorous, and heartwarming exploration of how anyone can do the same.

    "Connecting and speaking with groups about health advocacy has become a large part of my how I impact the world around me. I am glad I can help make change and that my unorthodox approach to wellness is being so embraced," says Gina Keatley.

    "Gina Keatley has worked tirelessly to promote the importance of good nutrition throughout the community," says Shellie Pfohl, executive director of the President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition. "Because of Gina Keatley's efforts and contributions, countless individuals can benefit from a healthier, more active lifestyle. Together we are all working to make our nation a healthier one."

    "Few people have changed an industry and created a unique nutritional experience for tens-of-thousands of in-need clients," said Pauline Newman, a board member of Nourishing USA and nutritionist. "Gina has changed the approach of nutrition in low-income areas. We are grateful for all she has done for the company, the field and our clients."

    This year, the President's Council presented the Community Leadership Award to 34 recipients across the country for making sports, physical activity, fitness, and nutrition-related programs available in their communities.

    About the President's Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition
    The President's Council educates, engages and empowers all Americans to adopt a healthy lifestyle that includes regular physical activity and good nutrition. PCFSN is a committee of volunteer citizens who advise the President through the Secretary of Health and Human Services. Through its partnerships with the public, private, and nonprofit sectors, PCFSN promotes programs and initiatives that motivate people of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities to lead active, healthy lifestyles.

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