Coca-Cola HBC Polska and Polish Red Cross support young promoters of a healthy lifestyle
Coca-Cola HBC Polska, the leader in the soft drinks
sector, co-organized Polish Red Cross' Healthy Lifestyle Olympics. The winner
of this year's edition was granted by university index of Medical University of
32 students in two age categories - junior high school
and upper secondary school met in the last May weekend in Zielonka near Warsaw
in 25th final of the Healthy Lifestyle Olympics.
The finalists spent three days together, presenting
events and scenarios related to the Olympic theme, previously performed in
local communities, testing their knowledge, skills in nutrition, hygiene and
first aid. They also had the opportunity to integrate, participating in
additional tasks and workshops.
For the best participants, the material prizes
were sponsored by Coca-Cola HBC Polska and - for the best high school student -
the index of the Medical University of Lodz, with the possibility of studying
at the Faculty of Public Health.
Award for the winner student - Sabina Downar - high school student from
Warmińsko Mazurskie was handed by: prof. Dr hab. n.med. Małgorzata
Węgrowska-Danielewicz, Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences of the Medical
University of Lodz, Krzysztof Baczyński, Regulatory Manager of Coca-Cola HBC
Poland and Antoni Olak, Member of the Main Board of the Polish Red Cross.
One of the most important activities of the PCK is the
education of children and youth. We are glad that more and more socially
responsible companies support our educational programs. This year, for the 25th
time, we have organized the Olympics, during which we promote a healthy and
active lifestyle and shape healthy attitudes in young people - said Katarzyna
Stępińska, Head of Program Department of the Office of the Main Board of the
Polish Red Cross.
The Olympics are designed for junior high schools and
upper secondary schools. The competition consists of several stages - school,
local, district and central which is the final. At every stage of the Olympics,
participants must solve the test of proper nutrition, first aid, ecology and
healthy lifestyle promotion. This year once again in selected schools test in
the school stage was solved on-line. In this year's jubilee edition of the
Olympiad, 40,616 students from 3,276 schools participated in all stages of the