Cel­e­brat­ing healthy hearts

Kapi-Mana News - - NEWS - By RHI­AN­NON MCCON­NELL

For a child­care cen­tre in Els­don, Valen­tine’s Day was not about love, but about healthy hearts.

Faavae Mautu Ed­u­care held a Wear Red for Healthy Hearts Day on Fri­day to en­cour­age chil­dren and par­ents to think about their health.

The chil­dren and staff mem­bers dressed in red, and red food was on the menu.

Cen­tre man­ager Tasi Pereira said it was im­por­tant to teach the chil­dren about healthy eat­ing young.

‘‘They will be much hap­pier if they are healthy,’’ she said.

The event was held in con­junc­tion with the Heart Foun­da­tion.

Photo: RHI­AN­NON McCON­NELL

Healthy hearts: Chil­dren and staff at the Faavae Mautu Ed­u­care wore red to pro­mote healthy hearts.

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