10-Year Anniversary Spotlight: Susan Collier

Columbia, SC (May 25, 2017) ESMMYC Leadership Committee Member, Susan Collier, is recognized in this article for her contributions to ESMMSC over the past ten years. Did you know that, as ESMMSC Communications and Marketing Committee co-chair, Collier was instrumental in the development of the organizational brand, including the logo and website?

Transportation Planner at Griggs Road Elementary School Career Day

Clover, SC (May 18, 2017) Allison Couick Love of ESMMYC’s Active Community Environments subcommittee spoke about her job as York County Government’s Transportation Planner at a career fair at Griggs Road Elementary School. Approximately 175 teachers and students in 1st, 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades learned how Allison helps people get to and from the […]

Local School District Wellness Policy Efforts Are Underway – and Due by 06/30/17

York County, SC (Mar. 31, 2017) Local school districts must update and fully comply with their wellness policies by June 30, 2017. The Alliance for a Healthier Generation explains, School and district wellness policies are the cornerstone for all school health-related initiatives. From physical education to classroom celebrations, they act as both a guide and an evaluation […]

Economic Impact Of Active Environments

Union, SC (Mar. 15, 2017) – The economic impact of creating environments that promote active lifestyles was presented by ESMMSC’s Hannah Jones Walters at the S.C. Chapter of the American Planning Association Spring 2017 Conference. Over 100 planners, managers, planning commissioners, zoning board members, politicians, engineers, architects, landscape architects, and allied professionals attended. Mrs. Walters encouraged the use of ESMMSC’s report on the economic impact of walkable and bikeable communities in S.C.

Connecting Health & Planning in South Carolina Communities

Rock Hill, SC (Dec. 7, 2016) – Eat Smart Move More York County (ESMMYC)’s Active Community Environments Chair, Allison Couick Love, was featured in “Connecting Health & Planning in South Carolina Communities.” This webinar showed how health advocates partner with local planners to build healthier, more active communities. Ms. Love, York County Government Transportation Planner, highlighted how healthy eating and active living advocates have partnered with planners to create healthier communities right here in York County.