Mayor Nancy Chaney of Moscow, Idaho, has been invited to join a National League of Cities (NLC) Let's Move Cities, Towns, and Counties (LMCTC) meeting hosted by NLC regarding the program and following that a LMCTC celebration hosted by First Lady Michelle Obama on July 10, 2013 in Washington DC. Chaney has also been invited by the NLC to introduce the First Lady at the celebration event.
The meeting will provide an opportunity for the National League of Cities, Health and Human Services and the National League of Counties to gather feedback from local elected officials participating in LMCTC on the initiative since the enhanced version was launched in July 2012. Additionally, it will provide local elected officials the opportunity to learn practical strategies to implementing LMCTC goals from peer cities, towns, and counties.
The celebration event to follow, hosted by the First Lady, will highlight elected officials and their roles as participants in the LMCTC initiative. Mayor Chaney is honored to have been asked to introduce the First Lady at the event and says of the opportunity, "It is my great honor and pleasure to introduce our Nation's First Lady, the incomparable Michelle Obama. I am awed by her intellect, her grace under pressure, and by her willingness to tackle a goal so daunting as solving childhood obesity in a generation."
The event may be streamed live from the White House live beginning at 10:00 a.m. PST on July 10 and if posted can be viewed at www.whitehouse.gov/live.