Thurman Thomas to promote good health at school

Former Buffalo Bills' Thurman Thomas talks aboutt Ralph Wilson during a press conference at the Ralph Wilson Stadium media center in Orchard Park, N.Y., Tuesday, March 25, 2014. Ralph Wison, who was one of the original founders of the American Football League and sole owner of the Buffalo Bills for the last 54 years, passed away today at the age of 95. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert)

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – A Buffalo Bills hall of famer will be promoting healthy eating and exercise Tuesday. Thurman Thomas is helping to kick off “Fuel Up to Play 60” program.

Thomas will speak to the students about the importance of healthy eating and daily physical activity, the cornerstone of the in-school program, sponsored by the National Football League and local dairy farmers.

They’ll be unveiling new yogurt bars at Southside Elementary that a grant helped paid for. The event is at 9 a.m. Tuesday.

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