Those Picked Last, a foundation created to educate and bring together parents, children, clinicians, educators, politicians and businesses to combat childhood obesity, is announcing its first ever conference in honor of Childhood Obesity Month. The conference, "Weaving The Threads of Hope for Change" is being held on Tuesday, September 7 from 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at Hilton Columbus at Easton. The event will host speakers including First Lady of New York, Michelle Patterson, Senator George Voinovich, Dr. Gene T. Harris, Superintendent of Columbus City Schools, Steve Allen, CEO of Nationwide Children's Hospital, among other decision makers including Mayor Michael Coleman, educators, families and children affected by obesity.

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