Gov. Kasich visits Liberty Schools to promote student wellness

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LIBERTY, Ohio (WYTV) – Ohio Governor John Kasich is in town Monday to cut the ribbon on a new fitness facility at Liberty Local Schools.

Liberty Schools is one of three school districts in the state recognized as a National Fitness Champion for coming up with new ways of promoting student physical activity and wellness.

The governor will also make an official proclamation during the ceremony recognizing October as “DON’T QUIT! Fitness Month.”  The proclamation encourages families and communities to renew their commitment to making physical activity and healthy eating a part of children’s daily lives.

33 News is checking out the new facility and talking with the governor about the state’s health and fitness initiatives. Watch for our report tonight on WYTV 33 News at 6 p.m., or check back here for more information.