Tuesday, October 29
Concurrent Session 1
11:00 AM – 12:15 PM
|Eating Healthy on a Budget”: Creating Health Messaging to Reach your Community
Angela Rogers, BA, MS, Community Health Educator, SC DHEC; Pat Laird, Project Coordinator, Dillon County Health Initiative; Tabitha D. James, M.Ed. MBA, Rural Health and Nutrition Agent, Clemson University
Setting: Coalition Capacity Building, Marketing
Videos are a key element in today’s marketing world. People are more likely to watch a video than to read brochures and literature on their health conditions. Learn how RALI-Dillon County and Dillon County Health Initiative (DCHI) produced a virtual Grocery Store Tour and Cooking Demo video series entitled “Eating Healthy on a Budget.” The marketing tools demonstrate how to eat healthy on a budget through smart shopping and smart cooking. Anticipated outcomes are healthier weight and improved health for viewers. In this session, participants will learn about the steps to making a successful health message and skill-building video; strategies to reach the general public, as well as audiences who experience health disparities, with a nutrition education video product; and the challenges of producing a video project.
The Essential Role of Healthy Eating, Active Living Coalitions within Food Policy Council Development across the Carolina
Promoting Nutrition and Physical Activity at School
Institutionalizing Healthy and Sustainable Food Culture
Concurrent Session 2
1:45 PM – 3:00 PM
|Engaging Youth as Partners in Healthy Eating and Active Living: A Panel Discussion
Calvin Whitmire, President & Founder, Bridging the Gap Advocacy, Laurens; Melissa Buckner, Adult Advisor, St. Peter’s AME Church, Colleton County; Moderated by: Trimease K. Carter, MSW, Youth Engagement Manager, Eat Smart Move More South Carolina
Setting: Youth Engagement, Engaging Faith Communities
What’s new with the HYPE Project and youth engagement efforts at ESMMSC? Join us for this session to learn about current HYPE initiatives. During this session, attendees will also hear how adult advisors, who represent a church, afterschool program and nonprofit, have successfully engaged youth as partners for healthy eating and active living.
Building Multi-Sector Support for Active Community Environments in Lancaster County, South Carolina
Grassroots Approaches to Increasing Healthy Food Access in Rural and Low-Income Areas
Implementing Nutrition Support Strategies in Health Clinic via the SNAP-Ed Program
Concurrent Session 3
3:15 PM – 4:30 PM
|Tour of Florence: Connectivity, Inclusivity, and Food Access
Seating is limited to 60 people! This session begins at 3:00 p.m. and could last longer than 4:30 p.m.
Various City and Community Leaders
Setting: Disability Inclusion, Built Environment, Food Insecurity and Access, Healthy School Environment
Hop on a bus and take a guided tour of everything healthy eating and active living in Florence! The Tour of Florence will make several stops where participants will hop off and walk around an inclusive playground, the new farmer’s market and kitchen, Pee Dee RTA’s bus hub, trail connections, a new grocery store, and a local school garden. Learn how the City of Florence is making food access and physical activity a priority for its residents by implementing strategies that provide increased access for everyone.
Where There’s a Will There’s a Way (to Funding your Trail)
Listening and Learning to Identify Assets and Opportunities in Hampton, Lee, and Marion Counties
Increasing Accessibility in Your Community
The Power of the Pulpit