Making the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice

Projects & Programs

HYPE Team sponsors Family, Food & Fitness Festival

On August 5, the HYPE Team sponsored a festival encouraging families to eat healthy and be active together. In an effort to encourage this the HYPE Team collaborated with Kimberly Bush (the farmers market manager) and Jack Johnson who participated in a cook off demonstrating how healthy food can be tasty and easy to make. […]

Safety Assessments at District #29

On July 20, 2017, Kelly Edwards Elementary School and Williston Elko Middle School received safety gear that will to help with the safety of teachers, staff, and students during morning drop off and afternoon dismissal. The supplies were presented to the schools by the Eat Smart Move More Barnwell County (ESMMBC) program. The supplies were […]

Barnwell County HYPE Team

Barnwell County is among several counties to have a HYPE (Healthy Young People Empowerment) Project team. The local team consists of students from Barnwell and Williston-Elko high schools.

5K walk and the Let’s Go Kickoff

On March 26, Eat Smart Move More Barnwell County/ Axis I Center of Barnwell teamed up with the Blackville Community Development Corporation to hold a 5K walk and the Let’s Go Kickoff event. Through the Let’s Go Walk! campaign we were able to educate others on the open use policy Blackville Schools has for the Crystal Jenkins Memorial Walking Track. This policy is in […]

Every Body Walk! Micro Grant

We are so excited to announce that Axis1 Center of Barnwell has recently been awarded the Every Body Walk! Micro Grant.

Barnwell schools undergoing safety assessment

The Barnwell People’s Sentinel Covered a Safety Inspection, in October, at the Barnwell Elementary as a participant of the S.C. Safe Routes To School organization in conjunction with the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Controls; Eat Smart, Move More South Carolina and Axis 1 Center of Barnwell County.

Youth to begin HYPE project implementation

Six Youth Teams across the state will begin to implement their HYPE projects. Youth are completing the Think and Learn phases of the HYPE Project, a youth empowerment program that teaches youth how to tackle healthy eating and active living issues in their communities and how to become leaders in their communities. Youth teams in the Think […]