Media Advisory - GENYOUth "Learning Connection" Town Hall Hosted by Jamba Juice and University of San Francisco
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Media Advisory - GENYOUth "Learning Connection" Town Hall Hosted by Jamba Juice and University of San Francisco

Organizations Collaborate to Present "Changing Courses," a Dialogue Among Community Leaders Toward Advancing Bay Area School Wellness and Academic Success

Media Advisory, Nov. 4, 2013 // GLOBE NEWSWIRE // --

When: Thursday, November 7, 2013, 8 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
What: Town Hall bringing together a diverse group of top minds, including local leaders across business, education, health, government, and students, to address school wellness, and focus on activating key solutions through the community.
  This is the second in a series of nationwide Town Halls focused on "the learning connection" --- the positive effects of improved nutrition and great opportunities for physical activity in the school environment on academic performance. Topics to be touched on: how to engage school stakeholders in the learning connection discussion; how public-private partnerships can collaborate to improve the nutrition-and-physical-activity environment in local schools; and the biggest school-wellness challenges in Bay Area schools.
  Agenda will include a 10-person panel discussion followed by roundtable discussion among attendees.
  Morning session will also include an appearance by NFL alumnus and nationally recognized athlete.
Who: Hosts: Jamba Chairman, President and CEO James D. White; GENYOUth Foundation CEO, Alexis Glick, and University of San Francisco Provost, Jennifer Turpin, with support of Dairy Council of California and Quaker Oats
  Moderator: Olympic medalist and sports correspondent Summer Sanders
  The Panel will feature a school nutrition administrator, Dairy Council of California executives, University of San Francisco faculty, an area chef and celebrated food writer, representatives of the NFL/San Francisco 49ers, Fuel Up to Play 60 Student Ambassador and winner of GENYOUth's AdVenture Capital program, and others.
Where: McLaren Hall, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94117
  2335 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94118

About GENYOUth Foundation

Founded through an unprecedented public-private partnership with National Dairy Council (NDC) and the National Football League (NFL) committed to child health and wellness, GENYOUth brings leaders in health, education, government and business together in a movement to help America's youth achieve a healthier future. Their flagship program, Fuel Up to Play 60 (FUTP 60), is the largest health and wellness program in schools across the country and is currently active in more than 73,000 schools. Launched with additional partnership support from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), FUTP 60 encourages youth to consume nutrient-rich foods (low-fat and fat-free dairy, fruits, vegetables and whole grains) and achieve at least 60 minutes of physical activity every day. GENYOUth and FUTP 60 empower youth to take action for their own health by implementing long-term, positive changes for themselves and their schools. When youth take action, change can happen. For more information, visit Alexis Glick, GENYOUth CEO.

About the University of San Francisco

The University of San Francisco is located in the heart of one of the world's most innovative and spectacular cities. Its diverse student body enjoys direct access to faculty, small classes, and outstanding opportunities in the city itself. USF is San Francisco's first university, and its Jesuit Catholic mission helps ignite a student's passion for social justice and a desire to "Change the World from Here." For more information, please visit University of San Francisco Provost, Jennifer Turpin.

About Jamba Juice Company

Founded in 1990, Jamba Juice Company (Nasdaq:JMBA) is a leading restaurant retailer of better-for-you, specialty beverage and food offerings, which include great tasting, whole fruit smoothies, fresh squeezed juices and juice blends, hot teas, hot oatmeal, breakfast wraps, and sandwiches, Artisan Flatbreads™, and a variety of baked goods and snacks. Jamba-branded products for at-home enjoyment are also available through select retailers across the nation and in Jamba outlets. As of October 15, 2013, there were 847 Jamba Juice store locations globally. Jamba is a proud sponsor of "Team Up for a Healthy America" in the fight against childhood obesity and encourages fans to join the Team Up community of celebrities, athletes and other leaders committed to getting kids active and involved at Fans of Jamba Juice can find out more about Jamba Juice's locations as well as specific offerings and promotions by visiting the Jamba Juice website at or by contacting Jamba's Guest Services team at 1-866-4R-FRUIT (473-7848).


For Jamba Juice
Mike Fuccillo

Courtney Dubin

For the University of San Francisco
Anne-Marie Devine



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