Congratulations to Hernando, Miss. Mayor Chip Johnson, who has been chosen by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation as a featured speaker at a national obesity summit in Washington, D.C. the week of May 3! You can read all the details here: Hernando mayor chosen as obesity speaker.
Hernando was named a Playful City USA community in 2008 for their efforts to make play a priority in their community. Though the early application has passed, there is still time to submit your community's application to be named a 2009 Playful City USA community. Learn more about the Playful City USA program.