Docs Adopt Program in Schools

LiveWell Greenville is excited to pilot a new program, Docs Adopt.  This program originally began in the Charleston County School district in partnership with the Charleston Medical Socieity in order to support school wellness effort. This opportunity gives schools to have a local physician serve as a member of the school’s wellness team.  … Read more

Additional Resources for Schools

LiveWell at school.  Transform your school into one where students, volunteers and teachers can live well.  Why not choose The LiveWell Way?  Click and discover how. Try Safe Routes to School!  Walk and bike your way to a healthier school.  Help kid’s get active, decrease pollution and traffic congestion, and foster a sense of community in your neighborhood by helping establish safe walking and biking routes to school.… Read more

Park Hop Selected for Poster Presentation at Active Living Research Conference

LiveWell Greenville’s Park Hop Campaign has been selected for presentation at the 2014 Active Living Research Conference in San Diego, California on March 9-12, 2014.  This abstract was developed by PhD student Gina Bensenyi and Dr. Andrew Kaczynski from the USC Arnold School of Public Health, in conjunction with the Park Hop team.  … Read more

Food Desert Research Completed by Furman University

In May 2013, Furman University completed data collection for a study designed to determine the prevalence of food deserts in Greenville County, or areas that lack access to affordable, nutritious, culturally appropriate foods. This study was conducted by completing a Nutrition Environment Measures Survey (NEMS) during a site visit of all food establishments in the county.… Read more

Healthy Concessions in Greenville County Water Parks

In the summer of 2012, LiveWell Greenville, Rhino Consessions, and Furman University, initiated a partnership to provide healthy menu items in Greenville County’s water parks. The menu previously included mostly less healthy options, such as hamburgers, chicken fingers, and soft drinks.… Read more

Good to Go Helps Make the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice

In the summer of 2013, Mill Village Farms and Loaves and Fishes partnered to create Good to Go, Greenville’s new mobile market. This fresh produce stand travels to churches, community centers, and businesses in order to make fresh and local produce more accessible to the community.… Read more

2013 OST Awardees

LiveWell OST Awards for $1250 YMCA of Greenville- Caine Halter Communities In Schools- Duncan Chapel Elementary City of Greenville- David Hellams Community Center LiveWell OST Awards- $250 YMCA Of Greenville – Duncan Chapel After School YMCA of Greenville- Sara Collins After School YMCA of Greenville- Judson Community Center YMCA of Greenville- Eastside YMCA of Greenville- Sterling Torch YMCA of Greenville- Adams Mills Program Center Communities In Schools at Woodmont Middle Communities In Schools at Sue Cleveland Elementary Communities In Schools at Monaview Elementary Communities In Schools at Chandler Creek Elementary City of Greenville- West Greenville Community Center City of Greenville- Nicholtown Community Center City of Greenville-Bobby Pearse Community Center Neighborhood Focus After School Salvation Army KROC Boys and Girls Club St.… Read more

LiveWell Greenville Healthy Workplace Conference 2013

At the first annual LiveWell Healthy Workplace Expo and Awards Luncheon on April 25, 2013, 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. … Read more