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Danville Express

Cover Story - November 23, 2007

Eating right

Danville mom takes on PTA over 'junk food fundraising'

by Natalie O'Neill

It started with a photograph. The image was attention-grabbing: thick buttery cookies on the front page of a glossy brochure.

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Posted by Stephanie Leontini, a resident of San Ramon
on Dec 4, 2007 at 8:29 pm

Thanks Christine!! We just completed our Run with the Pack fundraiser at Coyote Creek and we are on board to start recycling in January. We look forward to working with you to roll out better educational nutritional programs soon!!

Posted by Emily Culpepper, a resident of Danville
on Dec 5, 2007 at 9:49 pm

It's about time we start connecting the dots about the decisions we make as parents and the obesity epidemic. The PTA should be grateful to have such an involved and spirited young mother willing to step up to the plate! They should be supporting this and moving forward and it's dissapointing that their energy is being spent on denial instead of putting their kids' interests first.

Posted by Verne South, a resident of another community
on Dec 6, 2007 at 7:33 pm

Eating right? Sounds like eating Republicans or, at least, in a Republican way.

Certainly we can eat well with healthy foods, but eating right seems to eliminate the concept of eating more toward healty eating that came from the LEFT.

How many Republicans do you know that are saying, "Barkeeper, a low-carb martini please..oh, make it two!"

I should say,