HYPE Team Achieves Success with Multiple Projects

Clover, SC (May 15, 2018) The Healthy Young People Empowerment (HYPE) team, made of up of students at Blue Eagle Academy in Clover who are also members of the Boys and Girls Club of York County, are focusing on increasing access to physical activity at their school and Junior Eagle Academy. Read about their efforts after they formed in 2015 as a result of the Let’s Go! South Carolina Initiative.

S.C. Fitness Gram Data Released

SC (May 22, 2018) S.C. FitnessGram Data released (for the 2016-2017 school year) shows that 36% of school age youth are overweight or obese and nearly half do not meet the Healthy Fitness Zone standard for cardiorespiratory fitness. Also, children in poverty were at the highest risk for lesser fitness status. Weight and cardiorespiratory fitness are important to young people’s health. It will take a concerted effort by those who care for children in the home, early care and education centers, 5K-12 schools, community organizations, health care centers and community leaders to provide environments that support students in being physically active and eating healthy!

Healthy Together 5-2-1-0 Guest Speaker

York County, SC (Apr. 30, 2018) Healthy Together 5-2-1-0 was featured at the ESMMYC general membership meeting. Rolled out in the Fort Mill and Rock Hill School Districts, this program reinforces the importance of healthy eating and active living. ESMMYC partnered with Atrium Health to support partners’ culture of healthy living through engagement, consistent messaging, collaboration, education and policy changes.

Rock Hill: Knowledge Park Planning

Rock Hill, SC (Feb. 22, 2018) ) The City of Rock Hill is working to ensure the success of Knowledge Park, an urban, mixed-use business park specifically designed for the knowledge-economy. The vision is for Knowledge Park to be the dynamic center of Rock Hill’s 21st century economy. Designed to be home to knowledge economy […]

Old Town Farmers Market at Legal Remedy Brewing through May 2018

Rock Hill, SC (Feb. 4, 2018) The Old Town Farmers Market will be at Legal Remedy Brewing Company – rain or shine – on Saturdays from March 3 to May 26 (except on April 14 when Legal Remedy will host its annual Spring Fling). Stop by from 8am to noon and support local farmers! “Join us for […]