Harper Drauss, left, and her friend Zoe Ogallo join hands as they scoot around a small track while Elijah Bookhart follows them on his tricycle at A Safe Place Childhood Enrichment Center in Raleigh on Wednesday. The center’s play area is an example of efforts developed by the Preventing Obesity by Design program to keep children more active at play.
Harper Drauss, left, and her friend Zoe Ogallo join hands as they scoot around a small track while Elijah Bookhart follows them on his tricycle at A Safe Place Childhood Enrichment Center in Raleigh on Wednesday. The center’s play area is an example of efforts developed by the Preventing Obesity by Design program to keep children more active at play. cseward@newsobserver.com
Harper Drauss, left, and her friend Zoe Ogallo join hands as they scoot around a small track while Elijah Bookhart follows them on his tricycle at A Safe Place Childhood Enrichment Center in Raleigh on Wednesday. The center’s play area is an example of efforts developed by the Preventing Obesity by Design program to keep children more active at play. cseward@newsobserver.com

Concerted effort targets childhood obesity in NC

March 19, 2014 8:50 PM