Walking Audit done with help from Safe Routes to School Resource Center
School Site Trails Workshop helps to raise awareness for Active Community Environments
FORT MILL — A few of the bells ringing at Gold Hill Elementary School this week sounded the start of a new school day. Most chimed through lunch, signaling steps in a healthier direction for many students and, some hope, for public education in York County. The Fort Mill school tried a new program this [...]
The first SC Walk to School Day was a big success! 147 schools from across the state registered and participated in SC Walk to School Day. Walk to School events can help to: – Promote safer routes for walking and biking – Emphasize the importance of increasing physical activity for children – Teach pedestrian safety [...]
Thanks to a grant provided by the Foundation for Fort Mill Schools,FortMillElementary Schoolwas able to create a wonderful learningopportunity for students. In addition to the connection to the science and math standards, an additional, underlying desire was for students to learn that they can help their families survive by growing their own food. Not much [...]
Back in May, Angela Forbes MS RD LD and Denise Reynolds RD LD/N appeared on Straight Talk with Manning Kimmel to promote Eat Smart, Move More York County’s efforts to raise awareness of the obesity epidemic in York County. Visit WRHI.com to listen and download the podcast.
In May 2010 Eat Smart, Move More York County, The City of Rock Hill and the Rock Hill Bike Club launched a safety and awareness campaign called Bike Rock Hill. After addressing the crowd on the importance of living an active life style, Mayor Doug Echols led a family friendly ride to kick off the event with over 75 [...]
Eat Smart Move More York County formed a partnership with local McDonald’s franchises to display the “Seven Healthy Tips” on tray liners in all Rock Hill, SC locations throughout the month of May.