Kid’s Health Party

Kid’s Health Party is a partnership with the Texas Department of State Health Services that brings all of the fifth grade students in Lavaca County together annually for a one day nutrition and fitness related health fair.  The students spend the day attending twenty minute sessions in ten booths.  The 17th Annual Kid’s Health Party was held on October 6, 2021 at the Hallettsville Knights of Columbus Hall. Booths were:

My Plate – taught by the Healthy Texas Youth Ambassadors

Protein – taught by Denise Goeble, DeWitt County Family and Community Health Agent

Vegetables – taught by Master Naturalist

Fruits – taught by Master Wellness Volunteers

Glo Germ Handwashing – Victoria College Nursing Students

Grains – Victoria College Nursing Students

Kickboxing – Lavaca Medical Center

Proper Stretching – Complete Hometown Physical Therapy

Obstacle Course – Lavaca Medical Center and Victoria College Nursing Student

Dairy – Victoria College Nursing Students

Sponsors for the Kid’s Health Party:

Dickson Allen Foundation

Boedeker Plastics, Inc.

First National Bank of Shiner

Peoples State Bank

Hoffer’s Drive In

Lavaca County Farm Bureau

Janak Packing Inc.

Hocheim Prairie Branch 12

VFW Lavaca Memorial Post No. 6382

Lavaca Extension Education Association


The 18th Annual Kid’s Health Party is set for October 5, 2022.  Individuals and businesses/organizations interested in sponsoring the event should contact the Lavaca County Extension office at 361-798-2221.

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