LiveWell Greenville Presents 2013 Healthy Schools Awards
LiveWell Greenville was proud to partner with the Greenville Health System to host the Safe and Healthy Schools Breakfast on Wednesday, May 1st. Faculty, administration and parents joined in the celebration as schools were recognized for their safety and health related initiatives. Congratulations to the sixteen schools across Greenville County who were officially designated as LiveWell Healthy Schools.2013 Healthy Schools: Augusta Circle Bethel Elementary Blythe Academy Brook Glenn Elementary Einstein School Fork Shoals Elementary Grove Elementary Hughes Academy Legacy Charter School Mitchell Road Elementary Motessori School of Greenville Oakview Elementary Sara Collins Elementary Simpsonville Elementary Sterling School Summit Drive Elementary
Congratulations to the top winners: Bethel Elementary, Legacy Charter, Hughes Academy and The Sterling School. These schools received $1,000 each for demonstrating their commitment to establishing a healthy school environment. Click here for more information about the great things these schools are doing.
LiveWell Greenville Presents 2013 Healthy Workplace Awards
At the first annual LiveWell Healthy Workplace Expo and Awards Luncheon on April 25, LiveWell Greenville presented Healthy Workplace Awards to ten companies that are leaders in supporting employee health and cultivating healthier work environments. Companies were recognized for having a comprehensive wellness strategy that includes upper management support, a committee that monitors effectiveness, screenings that identify areas for improvement and a variety of initiatives that promote health and well-being. “These companies, representing large, mid-size and small businesses, are models for others in our community,” said Richard Osborne, the LiveWell At Work Consultant. “They have invested time and resources that will yield results in increased productivity, improved employee morale and potential reduction in health care costs.” Click here for the list of award winners.
The Healthy Workplace Expo featured over 25 vendors and presentations by workplace wellness experts. A special panel session featured Q&A with representatives from the award winners.
What is LiveWell Greenville?
LiveWell Greenville is a partnership of dozens of public and private organizations committed to making Greenville County, South Carolina a healthier place to live, work, and play. More than 100 key partners have crafted a Community Action Plan to create policies, systems and environments in our community that make living well easier.
Partners aim to make the healthy choice the easy choice in the following areas: