Culture Change

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.

Impact York County: Coalition of Coalitions to Support a Culture of Community Health

York County, SC (Nov. 16, 2017) This coalition of York County coalitions is dedicated to empowering and improving our community through health and wellness. Members are working to demonstrate collective impact and support a culture of community health. They committed to collaborating to unite initiatives in order to maximize effectiveness. They always are asking, “who is missing from the table?” Maybe you should get involved!

Oakridge Middle School Gets Important Recognition from SC Safe Routes to School

Clover, SC (May 8, 2017) Oakridge Middle School is the first school in York County, and the third in South Carolina, to reach the “platinum partnership level” with South Carolina Safe Routes to School!  Congratulations the Home of the Eagles and the Clover School District. An OMS student compiled this YouTube video explaining the importance […]

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.

Faith and Health Summit Success

Rock Hill, SC (Oct. 1, 2016) Local faith leaders gathered to discuss ways to engage the faith community to promote health and wellness in their congregations. How can we create a healthier culture within our own faith communities? Participants submitted commitment cards and were interested in next steps.