Legislators awarded $100,000 to Spartanburg for its $1.14 million 7-acre park at the Mary Black Rail Trail between Union Street and Glendale Road.
Beth Barry, a founding member representing the Alliance for a Healthier Generation and ESMMSC’s second Board of Directors Chairman, can attest to ESMMSC’s growth and development.
It’s no secret that food insecurity and food access is a problem in South Carolina, especially for those who live in a food desert and those who live in areas with limited access or no access to healthy foods. Many South Carolina communities are trying to change that through SNAP and mobile market initiatives and by establishing policies that provide access to healthy choices.
We’re bringing skill-building sessions back to the Summit under the name Birds of a Feather.
The adult obesity rate in South Carolina is 32.3 percent, the 12th highest, according to the 14th annual State of Obesity: Better Policies for a Healthier America report from the Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF).
Are your community leaders and decision makers creating opportunities so that all residents can be active, and what is your role to ensure that this happens? Learn how communities are addressing these issues, and leave with tools, resources, and connections that will help you and local partners.
Strong partnerships spanning an array of sectors—including public health, housing, education, transportation and others—are the bedrocks of healthy communities. How do they evolve and what makes them successful?
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Join us by hosting a healthy luncheon for your employees, encouraging them to bring a healthy lunch, challenging them to make healthy choices if they eat out on this day, or holding a promotional event.