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PiantiAMO the future: the 'Prevention, health and well-being' project

PiantiAMO the future: the 'Prevention, health and well-being' project

Attention to young people and interest in some very current issues are among the most important aspects that fuel the project Let's plant the future which, in 2023/24, involved over five hundred children from local schools on the topic of prevention, health and well-being.

Starting with the talk Basketball&Nutrition at the Just The Woman I Am Prevention Village in Turin, led by Dr. Giacomo Astrua, the Club organized a series of classroom lessons, moderated by Dr. Shilla Thompson, the Club's nutritionist, with the aim of raising awareness students to an appropriate lifestyle in relation to these issues.

The target classes of this initiative are part of the Istituto Comprensivo B, the Istituto Santachiara, the CIOFS and the Liceo Peano of Tortona, the Santachiara institute of Voghera and the Bassa Valle Scrivia Institute which includes the schools of Castelnuovo Scrivia, Sale and Pontecurone. In these meetings, Dr. Thompson was joined on some occasions by players and members of the technical and managerial staff of Derthona and BCC Derthona Basket, who brought their testimony as high-level athletes on the topic of nutrition.

In addition to these class meetings, the project also included five visits to the company Bodrato Chocolate of Novi Ligure, where primary school students were able to learn about the production chain, and a visit to Tomato Farm. These were highly educational experiences for the boys and girls, who had the opportunity to learn some important elements related to the field of prevention, health and well-being.

The project 'Prevention, health and well-being' it therefore constituted one of the seasonal cornerstones of Let's plant the future, which Derthona Basket has been carrying out for several years with the precious and active collaboration of its partners participating in the initiative.