Community Leader: Jessica Cody

York County, SC (Oct. 2019) Thanks to leaders like Jessica Cody, who is willing to go the extra mile for their community to ensure a healthy future and a culture of health, York County and communities around the state have a fighting chance for healthy change and sustainability. Eat Smart Move More South Carolina recognizes Jessica Cody as a 2019 community leader.

Community Leader: Janet Wojcik, PhD, FACSM

York County, SC (Oct. 2019) Eat Smart Move More South Carolina honors individuals with the Community Leader Award to showcase those who go above and beyond to make their communities healthier places to live, learn, work, play, and pray. Janet Wojcik, PhD, ACSM, of Winthrop University and the Eat Smart Move More York County leadership team, is one such leader.

Impact York County – Strive, Thrive, Stay Alive!

York County, SC (Oct. 23, 2019) Impact York County collaborates to empower our community through health and wellness. This “coalition of coalitions” unites York County participants to influence York County toward a healthier living. Impact York County partners meet monthly to help our community “strive, thrive and stay alive!” Learn how you can get involved.

SNAP-Education at the October ESMMYC Meeting

York County, SC (Oct. 13, 2019) The October ESMMYC meeting included SNAP-Education program information, a lesson in healthy eating, and a live demo of healthy spinach chicken quesadillas, with substantial samples! SNAP-Ed promotes healthy lifestyles, especially for at-risk population groups experiencing the greatest burden of chronic disease.

Upcoming Centralina Council of Governments Regional Transit Plan

York County, SC (Sep. 30, 2019) York County resident, transit consultant, and member of the Bike/Ped Coalition of York County, shares his views on the upcoming Centralina Council of Governments Regional Transit Plan. He urges planning to incorporate planning for pedestrian and bicycle activity. The Charlotte-Area Transit System (CATS) staff has recommended that this study include rapid transit corridors to York and Lancaster Counties. He also offers solutions.