LiveWell Greenville Hosts Early Childhood Conference!

On Saturday, February 10th, 99 early childhood teachers attended a conference to learn from national and local experts on research-based best practices on how to implement nutrition and physical activity into classroom curriculum.  Attendees were active at the conference, hopping out of their seats to move around in a fun, practical way. … Read more

USDA School Standards – We Need YOUR Help!

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 areas while serving nutritious meals students enjoy. As a supporter of these positive changes, I wanted to let you know of a way to share success and have your voice heard on this matter!… Read more

We are ALL LiveWell Greenville

LiveWell Greenville champions healthy eating and active living through convening community partners to impact policy, systems, and environmental changes.  Coalition partner Mill Village Farms implemented an environmental change by bringing fresh produce to both food deserts and corporate work sites, increasing access to healthy foods in neighborhoods and workplaces. … Read more

Photos that HEAL

LiveWell at Worship teamed up with Dr. Lynette Gibson and Dr. Toshua Kennedy, both of USC Upstate Mary Black School of Nursing, to utilize pictures and captions to demonstrate Healthy Eating and Active Living (HEAL) opportunities through the Photos that HEAL project.… Read more

Out of School Time Networking

Register today  and join LiveWell Out of School Time partners for a Networking Session on Tuesday, December 5th from 10:00am-11:30am at Sears Shelter (120 East Park Avenue).  Topics will include discuss goal setting and action planning while using the Alliance for a Healthier Generations tools and Resources.… Read more

Healthy Workplace Award

  In partnership with the South Carolina Hospital Association, LiveWell Greenville is pleased to recognize 16 worksites as Healthy Workplaces.  These businesses prioritize health and wellness for their employees.  Congratulations to Align Life, Eastern Industrial Supplies (7 sites), City of Greenville, City of Greer, Greenville County Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department, Michelin, Pelham Medical Center, Rosenfeld Einstein and The Blood Connection.… Read more

LiveWell Early Childhood Pilot

Ten early childhood care providers are participating in a pilot with LiveWell Greenville to incorporate healthier options for preschool aged children.  Many of the providers are successfully implementing their own identified goals, making simple changes with a BIG impact.  Changes include: rescheduling the day to include 120 minutes of physical activity a day, connecting with local vendors to offer healthy snacks and lunches, offering water in child decorated water bottles, removed unhealthy toys from play areas. … Read more

LiveWell At Work Annual Seminar

LiveWell Greenville’s 5th Annual Healthy Workplace Seminar will be on Tuesday, November 14 from 1:30 – 6:00 at the TD Convention Center. The focus of the Healthy Workplace Seminar this year is Healthy Holidays in the Workplace. There will be two tracks as always to choose from one being a foundational track including sessions on getting started, healthy challenges and programs for the holidays, and an expert panel discussion. … Read more

Working Well Annual Conference – Nov. 1, 2017

Working Well’s annual Fall meeting and registration is now open! This exciting, day-long training brings together Working Well’s entire cohort of hospitals, businesses, municipalities, institutions of higher education, and state agencies to network and share best practices and challenges in employee wellbeing and workplace health promotion.… Read more

Healthy Schools

Alliance for a Healthier Generation Healthy Schools Program Manager, Beth Barry, trained 18 PE teachers on the first few steps of applying for the Healthy Schools award.   LiveWell is excited to partner and transition its local award to a nationally recognized and more sustainable award process with Alliance for a Healthier Generation. … Read more