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Capture Your Community Photo Campaign: And the Winners Are…

Eat Smart Move More SC (ESMMSC), in partnership with the SC Health + Planning Advisory Committee, is excited to announce the winners of Capture your Community, a photo campaign to capture real life examples of places and spaces in South Carolina either promote/support OR inhibit/prevent healthy eating and active living.

Thank you to all who participated in the campaign. And the winners are…

  • Earnestine Williams of Blythewood
  • Allison Love of Clover
  • Jessica Birt of Woodruff
  • Mary Kayrouz of Anderson

“The photos we received are fantastic examples of healthy eating and active living successes, as well as areas of improvement,” said Hannah Walters, MPH, senior manager for policy and community initiatives at ESMMSC. “We were pleasantly surprised by the number and variety of submissions we received.”

South Carolina is filled with examples of communities increasing access to affordable, healthy foods and safe places to be active. From local farmers’ markets and community gardens, to popular neighborhood trails and parks, to vibrant walkable/bikeable downtowns, community leaders are being inspired by the healthy eating and active living movement and are making progress towards creating healthier places to live, learn, work, play, and pray.

“We also know that many challenges still exist,” said Walters. “Many communities, despite progress, still have neighborhoods with limited access to healthy foods and few safe places to play or be active.”

The submitted photos will be used by members of the SC Health + Planning Advisory committee on social media and in presentations and reports to promote various types of successes and areas in need of improvement throughout our state.

To see the photos, visit ESMMSC’s Capture Your Community Photo Campaign board on Pinterest at: https://www.pinterest.com/esmmsc/capture-your-community-photo-campaign/