Resilience is a strong indicator for an individual's success and healthy lifestyle. On Wednesday, November 30 from 8:30am-12noon at the University Center of Greenville (225 S Pleasantburg), attend this session to learn strategies on how to build support for all children experiencing toxic stress. Learn how building resilience in school aged children can support social, emotional, and academic development while reducing the effects of toxic stress and trauma.
Preschoolers, students and teachers are able to make the healthy choice the easy choice at early childhood centers, schools and out of school time programs. Two early childhood centers, 28 schools and 22 afterschool/summer camps were recognized the Second Annual Wellies on Thursday, September 19 at the Bon Secours St Francis Wellness Arena.
On Thursday, September 19 at the Bon Secours St. Francis Wellness Arena, LiveWell Greenville hosted second annual Wellies! Close to 300 people celebrated 82 partners for adopting 1,415 healthy eating and active living policies, systems and environments impacting approximately 53,400 individuals.
Celebrate making Greenville County one of the healthiest communities to live, learn, work, play and pray. Register today to attend The Wellies: LiveWell's Second Annual Recognition Event on Thursday, September 19 from 10:30am- 12:30pm at Bon Secours Wellness Arena. This year, we invite the entire coalition and the public to recognize LiveWell Coalition Partners making the healthy choice the easy choice.
Know anyone who participates in SNAP? Uses sidewalks or the Swamp Rabbit Trail? Attends a summer camp? Register to participate and learn ways to advocate for healthy eating and active living (HEAL) on a local and state level. Many of LiveWell's coalition partners implement, utilize, and/or connect multiple services that increase access to healthy eating and active living for Greenville residents of ALL ages.
Greenville Health System's Bike Skills Trailer Program was initiated 8 years ago with seed funding from LiveWell Greenville through a federal grant. A bike trailer outfitted with over 30 bikes, helmets and appropriate gear goes to Greenville County elementary schools for students to learn bike safety in action! The program is sustained and has expanded.
It has been a great summer for Park Hop! Thank you to all who participated, and we hope you all have had as much fun as we have! Don’t forget…
Please contact your elected official to communicate your support of physical education AND physical activity in school. Why? The goal of physical education is to develop physically literate individuals who have the knowledge, skills, and confidence to enjoy a lifetime of physical activity.
Despite wanting to do what’s best for students’ health, many schools lack the necessary resources to implement health and wellness practices that help students eat better and stay physically active.
As of late November, the USDA has announced plans to weaken school nutrition standards aimed at reducing sodium and increasing whole grains. Numerous schools have made incredible progress on these…