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Children’s health, wellness center planned

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Governor Dannel P. Malloy’s wife, Cathy, joined US Representative John Larson to unveil plans for a 4,000-square-foot children’s fitness and wellness center in the Parkville section of Hartford. Cathy Malloy and Larson released details of the facility during a Friday morning event organized by Hartford-based nonprofit Family Life Education. The center is intended to provide low-income families with free access to comprehensive fitness and wellness programs. It aims to address children’s health issues such as obesity and malnutrition.