Live Healthy Lynchburg Awarded Six Medals

Lynchburg, VA - Live Healthy Lynchburg has been recognized by a major component of First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move initiative.

The National League of Cities awarded six medals to the group for completing key health and wellness goals in the city.

Things like improving healthy affordable food, and increasing opportunities for physical activities.

So far this year, participants have lost more 12 tons of collective weight.

There's more coming: New citywide physical activity challenges and improvements in healthy food access and nutrition are expected next year.