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Jimmy O'Connor and Coca Cola present Troops for Fitness program-be transformed!

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Join us on today's Transformed Traveler show as the summer is winding down and so are the opportunities to get active outdoors. Lucky for you there is a new program that will have you training like the troops this fall and all year round.


Coca-Cola is partnering with the National Recreation and Park Association to create the Troops for Fitness program. In select cities, U.S. military veterans will soon be running  boot camp style fitness classes.


Jimmy O’Connor is the Senior Manager of Grants and Partnerships at the National Recreation and Park Association and he joins us now with more.

You will learn : what is the Troops for Fitness program and why is it so important,  how are veterans involved with the program, who are these classes for and what can they expect from these programs, and how can our listeners go get involved and learn more?


Spokesperson Bio

Jimmy O’Connor serves as Senior Manager of Grants and Partnerships for the National Recreation and Park Association. In this role, he works with corporations and foundations to activate programs targeting community livability and wellness through public parks – such as providing out-of-school nutrition to children, developing community gardens, refurbishing outdoor sports and fitness areas, and improving people’s access to and connection with nature.