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Sikeston gets funds to improve health of residents

Monday, October 24, 2011

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SIKESTON − Sikeston will benefit from grants totaling $220,421 from the Missouri Foundation for Health.

Through MFH's Healthy and Active Communities funding initiative, Sikeston received $210,421 to expand its exercise trail facilities to encourage walking, jogging and biking. H&AC targets community-based organizations reaching populations at increased risk of developing obesity, including women and children, racial and ethnic groups and low-income individuals and families.

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