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Colleton County Set to Eat Smart, Move More

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Foundation Awards $478,000 to Eat Smart, Move More SC for Comprehensive Colleton County Obesity Prevention Initiative

Colleton County is ready to Eat Smart, Move More thanks to a $478,000 grant from the BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Foundation. The award will support a two-year, research-based initiative designed to reverse the epidemic of childhood obesity. Eat Smart, Move More SC and the Colleton County community will work together to implement a comprehensive community action plan to promote healthy eating and physical activity in Colleton County. Focusing on multiple settings including childcare, schools, churches, worksites and the community at large, the action plan will serve as a model for communities throughout South Carolina.

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