Embassy Team Joins APCOI for Fruit Hero Award Ceremony

The children enjoyed the show on the stage. (Photo: US Embassy Lisbon)Embassy Officer Scott Hartmann, IRC assistant Teresa Roque and Embassy Intern Cameron Desonia attended an award ceremony for the “Fruit Heroes” project, a campaign to promote healthy living, healthy diets and fight childhood obesity that the Embassy has supported. This initiative comes on the heels of last year’s Fulbright Brainstorms on Childhood Obesity which brought greater U.S.-Portuguese cooperation on the issue, which is key, given Portugal is now one of the European countries most affected by this problem.