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Chester County Data Walk

The results of the Chester County Data Walk were shared on November 6, 2019. After reviewing and discussing the data, three priority areas were chosen.  Committees are being formed to begin work on the priority areas. The purpose of the committees are to come up with a plan on how to increase/improve health and/or access for […]

America Walks Opens 2019 Community Change Grant Applications

America Walks, partners of the Every Body Walk! Collaborative, Lyft, WalkBoston, and other generous sponsors, are excited to announce another round of our popular Community Change Grant program. This program will award grantees $1,500.00 in community stipends for projects related to creating healthy, active, and engaged places to live, work, and play. America Walks has seen firsthand […]

Community Indicators Toolkit

Building a culture of health in Lancaster & Chester Counties “We want to live in a place where all voices matter and where all people have an opportunity to thrive. And yet, in order for all people to live healthy lives, essential resources must be readily available for everyone. We all benefit when residents come […]

ESMMSC has new Executive Director!

Stanley Named New ESMMSC Executive Director The Board of Directors of Eat Smart Move More South Carolina is pleased to announce that Meg Stanley has been named Executive Director. Meg will begin leading the organization in its efforts to increase access to healthy eating and active living resources in South Carolina at the end of […]

Action For Healthy Kids

Play with AFHK! Play is about more than just having fun—it’s an important component of health and well-being. And it has unfortunately been put on the back burner due to jam-packed schedules, academic pressures, and budgetary constraints. But making time for Simon Says, Capture the Flag, or just pure imaginative play should be a daily […]

Chester County School District READ-FEED-SUCCEED

“The Chester County School District has formed a partnership with the faith-based community and local businesses and organizations in a collaborative, community effort to provide books and meals to our students throughout the summer months. Last summer, 74% of students participating in the program maintained or improved their reading skills! We also gave away over […]

Read-Feed-Succeed Summer Literacy & Nutrition Program

The Chester County School District and  The Hazel Pittman Center Summer 2019 Read-Feed-Succeed Summer Literacy & Nutrition Program Parent Workshops All Sessions are FREE and open to the public. Questions?  Please contact: April Spruell | Prevention Specialist | The Hazel Pittman Center:  april@hazelpittman.org Dr. Alisha Green | Director of Literacy | Chester County School District:  […]

S.C. Farmers and Roadside Market App Makes Healthy Eating Easier

The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) wants to remind residents of the S.C. Farmers and Roadside Market App to find and buy fresh produce locally. The web-based app shows the location, hours of operation and accepted payment types – including WIC, SNAP and senior voucher programs – for hundreds of farmers markets and roadside […]