Eat Smart Move More Richland County
More than 100 teenagers and adults from across South Carolina attended the 6th Annual Youth Summit on July 27th at The Meeting Place Church in Columbia to learn about youth-led policy changes and how to advocate effectively.
Learn about the City of Columbia’s comprehensive Healthy Vending and Food Service Policy!
There’s a new “micromart” canteen at the SC Court of Appeals building, and Judicial Department staff are looking for healthy options.
Ten South Carolina municipalities are experiencing a growing economy thanks to pedestrian- and bicycle-friendly infrastructure improvement projects.
The awards went to cities with outstanding programs that encourage healthy weight through balanced diet choices and regular physical activity, and Columbia, SC was one of those cities.
Congratulations to all of the schools awarded for leading comprehensive health, physical activity, and wellness efforts.
Eat Smart Move More (ESMM) Richland County and community partners participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony on August 4th for a new bike boulevard, located in the Edgewood neighborhood in Columbia.
Special projects will be used to assist other communities striving to effectively plan for bike and pedestrian accommodations in the future.
The Edgewood Neighborhood in Columbia is the first in the Midlands to get a bike boulevard. This work is a continuation of Healthy South Carolina Initiative efforts, known as the Active Community Environment Special Project.
Safe places to bike and walk in the Allen University area of downtown Columbia are questionable, but thanks to the work of the Allen University HYPE Team, change could be on its way.