In the news: Churches offer back-to-school physicals

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In “Prescription for School Success” (written by Marie French), the meaningful impact of activity initiated by a coalition of congregations including St. Mark Lutheran in Springfield, Virginia, is described. In addition to pads and pencils, a physical and required vaccinations help students participating in the Partnership for Healthier Kids get ready for a new school year. (Springfield Connection – The Connection Newspapers, 8/13/09)