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 […]

Catawba Farm and Food Coalition: Steps in the Healthy Direction

York County, SC (Jan. 8, 2018) Clemson University Agribusiness Development Agent, Ben Boyles, shared his vision for strengthening our regional food-based economy during an ESMMYC general meeting. Boyles is co-founder and co-chair of the Catawba Farm and Food Coalition, which launched the Catawba Fresh Market, an online local farmers’ market. And we learned about efforts towards a regional food hub.

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!

Community Leader: Liz Duda, Tega Cay Resident

Tega Cay, SC (Aug. 11, 2017) Liz Duda is an active community member striving for a healthier lifestyle for elementary school kids in York County. She promotes healthy eating and physical activity through local efforts in Tega Cay and at Eat Smart, Move More York County. Liz is grateful for the network of people working to improve community health with whom she volunteers.

Community Leader: Erin Musiol, City of Rock Hill

Rock Hill, SC (July 21, 2017) Erin Musiol has experience in integrating public health and city planning, and understands the importance of active living for a community. She is not only a planner with the city of Rock Hill, but also serves on the ESMMYC Access to Healthy Foods subcommittee, ands the York County bike and pedestrian task force.

UCI BMX World Championships in Rock Hill (July 25-29)

Rock Hill, SC (July 2017) Check out this world-class BMX event being held right here in York County from July 25-29 (opening ceremony on July 22)! Over 3000 athletes from 40 countries will compete. York County residents and their guests attend free on Saturday, July 29. Then after you get inspired by these amazing athletes, come back to the track and check it out for yourself at one of their free beginner workshops!

2nd Annual SC Population Health Summit Promotes Collective Impact

Rock Hill, SC (June 14, 2017) – ESMMYC joined grassroots leaders and organizations impacting population health to coordinate and focus efforts to make a healthier S.C for all. With 250 attendees including community, non-profit, business, government and healthcare leaders in attendance at nine locations, this was SC’s largest virtual public health summit and represented an unprecedented coalition across our state committed to health. Read this, and find out more about Impact York County.

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 […]