The Duke Endowment is currently seeking new applications for Healthy People, Healthy Carolinas, a program to improve community health outcomes in North Carolina and South Carolina. Apply by July 2, 2018.
Providing youth and adults with an inspiring and engaging experience at the Youth Summit requires quality speakers and a guaranteed enjoyable time. That’s what this year’s headliner does every day.
After 10 years of perseverance, disabled children in Laurens can finally play at Little River Park.
Submit your proposal for breakout presentations by June 30, 2018.
Boys and Girls Club youth are increasing access to physical activity for students and neighbors of Blue Eagle Academy.
Raising children on a low-income and with limited resources is difficult for any parent. And buying healthy foods with those limited resources is even more difficult, but that didn’t stop one Spartanburg mom from feeding her family healthy, fresh foods.
As the Manager of Policy, Advocacy and Community Support, Ford will support ESMMSC’s advocacy efforts on the state and local levels and provide support to community coalitions.
The Laurens County HYPE Team are making their voice heard and having a positive impact on the health and safety of their community.
Anderson School District 4 pick-up lines don’t mean sitting and waiting any more.
Who’s a healthy eating active living leader in your community? Nominate someone who deserves to be recognized for their hard work and dedication.
Coalitions will be able to apply for mini-grants through Eat Smart Move More South Carolina to fund small-scale projects that are needed to help catapult their healthy eating and active living initiatives.
Amanda Metzger is impacting community health not only through the Summerville Family YMCA but also through man other initiatives and coalitions.
It’s important to gather real counts for grant requests and trail maintenance and programming plans, part of the reason we install infra-red counters on our trails.
South Carolina’s lawmakers, staff, and lobbyists prepare for another friendly and healthy competition to find out who’s most motivated to move.
An easy-to-use snapshot that compares counties within states, the Rankings show that where you live influences how well and how long you live. The local-level data make it clear that good health is influenced by many factors beyond medical care including housing, education, and jobs.
The Town of Clover has a lot of healthy things going on, and Town Administrator Allison Harvey is in the middle of it all.
Six communities participated in the Let’s Go! South Carolina initiative, implementing strategies across multiple sectors to increase access to healthy foods and physical activity, and have had a huge impact on community health.
Learn about the City of Columbia’s comprehensive Healthy Vending and Food Service Policy!
Eat Smart, Move More South Carolina announced the election of the new board of directors chairman and three new members. New Board Chairman Jen Wright succeeds Erika Kirby, whose term as chairman ended in 2017 but continues to serve as a board member.
The SC Rural Health Action Plan contains 5 areas of focus, 15 recommendations, and 50+ action steps, intended to spur progress over the next 3-5 years.
Erika Kirby,who served as the Board Chair for Eat Smart Move More South Carolina (ESMMSC), and served as one of the organization’s founding members advances into executive director role at the BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Foundation.
Charleston Moves will use funds to focus on “People First on the West Ashley Greenway.”
The special needs community in Newberry can now play at the park with the addition of ADA-accessible swings.
Tall Longleaf pines stood silent guard as the first official hikers took to the Sweet Gum Trail in Camden on Tuesday afternoon. About 50 people participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the official opening of the 2/3-mile trail that now connects Scott and Woodward parks.
Palmetto PALS (Partners Advancing the Lives of Students) were recently recognized for their support of Richland One schools in developing and implementing action plans to improve the health of students and staff.
Legislators awarded $100,000 to Spartanburg for its $1.14 million 7-acre park at the Mary Black Rail Trail between Union Street and Glendale Road.
Beth Barry, a founding member representing the Alliance for a Healthier Generation and ESMMSC’s second Board of Directors Chairman, can attest to ESMMSC’s growth and development.
It’s no secret that food insecurity and food access is a problem in South Carolina, especially for those who live in a food desert and those who live in areas with limited access or no access to healthy foods. Many South Carolina communities are trying to change that through SNAP and mobile market initiatives and by establishing policies that provide access to healthy choices.
We’re bringing skill-building sessions back to the Summit under the name Birds of a Feather.
The adult obesity rate in South Carolina is 32.3 percent, the 12th highest, according to the 14th annual State of Obesity: Better Policies for a Healthier America report from the Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF).