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Girls on the Run

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Chester County Tobacco Free Coalition Received Grant Funding

From 2013-2018, Eat Smart Move More Chester County Coalition has received six grants from the SC Tobacco-Free Collaborative totaling $41,000 to address tobacco-free policies in workplaces, churches, public housing, and assisted living facilities. A Community-Wide Health Survey was conducted to gather input on tobacco use and exposure. Two projects were implemented and geared towards youth […]

Walkability Assessments

Eat Smart Move More Chester County Coalition (ESMMCCC) conducted Walkability Assessments for all the neighborhoods in the City of Chester in June 2017. Elected officials from three of the four wards participated in the assessment. This was followed up by a multi-stakeholder meeting where results were presented. Action items were prioritized resulting in added sidewalks and […]

Rural Active Living Assessment

A Rural Active Living Assessment (RALA) was conducted throughout the City of Chester. During this process partners were identified and strategic, action, evaluation, and sustainability plans were developed. The Rural Active Living Assessment is a method for community groups to better understand whether their environments are supportive of active lifestyles. The results from RALA can help influence […]

Community Wide Health Survey

In 2012, Eat Smart Move More Chester County Coalition applied for and received a Community Transformation Grant, funded through the Healthy South Carolina Initiative (HSCI) in the amount of $12,000. This planning grant helped conduct a Community-Wide Health Survey in the fall of 2013 to obtain citizens’ input on community health issues.  The implementation of these […]