​​​​​​Children's Health Awareness Program in Schools

           making American schools healthy, one child at a time 


Key Partner Speaker

Introduction/Welcome Speaker

Shreya Papneja

Founder and CEO of CHAPS



 Keynote Speaker

Delegate Jennifer Boysko

Delegate from the Common Wealth of Virginia's 86th District

FCPS Speaker

Morgan McGhee

Specialist of the FCPS Food and Nutrition Services


 Dance for health (DaFoH)

Medical Speaker

Melissa Bartnick

Senior Consultant, ERPi 

 Community Service Speaker

Kerrie Wilson 

CEO, Cornerstones

Charitable Organization Speaker

John Golden

Director of Development and Outreach, Food for Others


Healthy Food drive

CHAPS 2018

​​​​CHAPS 2018 is our third annual health conference

When?  April 7, 2018 @ 1:45 PM-5:30 PM

Where? Arlington Mill Community & Senior Center:

​909 S Dinwiddie StArlington, VA 22204

​We have a large variety of healthy snacks for all attendees to enjoy!

What can you expect? 

A Local congresswomen, a health expert, FCPS Food and Nutrition Services, and a community service and charitable organization sharing their experiences and recent community research on childrens' health, nutrition, and fitness 

Interactive Sessions and New Activities

We intend to introduce a new CHAPS initiative called "Dance for Health" or "DAfoH". We will have a session on introducing a dance segment to the group to get the audience moving! We will have the opportunity to see a performance by Virginia State Bhangra (VSB), a local bhangra dance team, and hear from their group about the positive effects of dancing. 

​In addition, we will be holding a healthy food drive, a raffle, and many more fun activities!

More information on the program, speakers, volunteers, and sponsors will be coming soon. Stay tuned and email us if you have questions or for volunteer opportunities!