Town Square

Post a New Topic

Menlo Park youth named to national advisory board on childhood obesity

Original post made on Aug 30, 2010

The crunch of a bag of potato chips and the sizzling fizz of a can of soda constitute a daily symphony for many children who turn to junk food when snack time arises. For Ethan Oro, however, familiar sounds include the chopping of fresh vegetables, the rush of the wind while he runs down the soccer field, and his own voice as he spreads awareness and advice to combat childhood obesity.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, August 25, 2010, 12:00 AM

Comments (1)

 +   Like this comment
Posted by Steve
a resident of another community
on Aug 30, 2010 at 10:18 am

Great article and great lead in. The allure of the crunch and the fizz is addictive, so best to start kids off right. Great work Ethan and nice coverage Hannah


Don't miss out on the discussion!
Sign up to be notified of new comments on this topic.

Email:


Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Local picks on 2015 Michelin Bib Gourmand list
By Elena Kadvany | 8 comments | 3,707 views

Marriage Underachievers
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,517 views

A Surprise!
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 1,487 views

Measure M-- I am not drinking Greenheartís expensive potion
By Martin Lamarque | 26 comments | 866 views

Best High Dives to Watch the Game
By Laura Stec | 3 comments | 753 views