Katie strikes a blow for healthy living at Mary Immaculate

first_imgLinkedin WhatsApp Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Facebook Advertisement TAGSKatie TaylorlimerickMary Immaculate College Olympic Champion and Aramark Health and Wellness Ambassador Katie Taylor pictured with young boxer Ava Parles, age 7, from Dundrum, Co. Tipperary during a visit to Mary Immaculate College.Picture: Brian Gavin Press 22WORLD boxing champion Katie Taylor was the picture of health last Thursday when she visited Limerick’s Mary Immaculate College to help raise awareness about the importance of healthy living among staff and students.During her visit, the Olympic gold medallist met with MIC President Prof Michael A Hayes, members of the Department of Arts Education and Physical Education; the Health Promotion Office, and some of the college’s sporting stars.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Afterwards, students had an opportunity to meet Katie and and question her on her fitness regime during a question and answer session.Katie has been working with Aramark Food Services for the past three years as part of the company’s ‘Right Track’ health and wellness programme.Aramark managing director Frank Gleeson said that his company was a long term partner with Mary Immaculate providing their food services and also worked closely with the college in driving a healthy eating and wellness approach among their students.“We are passionate about highlighting the importance of food in relation to health and wellness and as we have Katie Taylor as our ‘Right Track’ ambassador, we felt this was the perfect opportunity to introduce a world champion to the campus community.”Prof Hayes commented: “We take great pride in being designated as a Health Promoting College. We endeavour to promote the health and wellbeing of all members of the college community through policy development, the provision of programmes and activities and the implantation of specific health promotion strategies.“Adopting Aramark’s Right Track programme is a natural fit for Mary Immaculate College and we thank Katie for sharing her perspective as an athlete on healthy living, peak performance and resilience.” Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Printcenter_img Previous articleOpinions divided over abortion pill busNext articleHalloween haunting in Limerick John Keoghhttp://www.limerickpost.ie NewsKatie strikes a blow for healthy living at Mary ImmaculateBy John Keogh – October 29, 2015 1025 Twitter Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Vanishing Ireland podcast documenting interviews with people over 70’s, looking for volunteers to share their stories Email Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed livelast_img

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