Success Stories

How Do You Effectively Engage School Districts?

May 20, 2021 (York County, SC) Read how ESMMYC “effectively engages the school districts” – a question that our past chair received while presenting at the “Leadership Summit for Healthy Communities.”

My Tenure as Chair of Eat Smart Move More York County

Feb. 1, 2021 (York County, SC) Stepping down as chair of Eat Smart Move More York County (ESMMYC), Liz Duda reflects on her evolution at ESMMYC, the commitment she made, what ESMMYC accomplished, what she is most proud of, and going forward.

ESMMYC Meeting Featured Muni Parks & Rec Leaders – Notes

Oct. 13, 2020 (York County, SC) ESMMYC’s October general membership meeting featured leaders of Parks and Recreation Departments from across York County municipalities! We learned about programming, participation and safety measures in the current environment; and going forward, plans and expectations. Leaders also responded to questions from the audience.

Rosewood Elementary Connecting with the Community

The obesity rate in South Carolina is 32%. As a neighborhood school, Rosewood Elementary, in Rock Hill, South Carolina was poised to reach out to our community to engage our resources and create paths to increase physical activity before, during and after the school day. We partnered with multiple agencies to examine infrastructure, long range […]

Riverwalk to River Park connector path is open

A new connector path between two popular Rock Hill walking, running and biking trails is now open along the Catawba River. City leaders on Tuesday announced the newly-finished section of trail connecting Cherry Road near Interstate 77 to River Park, located near Red River Road. Trail users may start the 3.35-mile trip from Riverwalk or […]

Northwestern golfers turn to yoga

Yoga helps high school golfers with flexibility, concentration The players seem to like the stretching and focus Instructor says yoga helped her golf game Read more here