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

Snack Ideas from AHG

Freshen Up Your Snack Menu With This New Resource posted on Thu, Sep 21 2017 8:00 am by Daniel W. Hatcher, Director, Community Partnerships Jill making a healthy snack It’s hard to believe, but I’m getting close to publishing our 400th healthy afterschool blog article. … Read more

National Childhood Obesity Month

LiveWell is wrapping up our PICH Grant with perfect timing:during National Childhood Obesity Month. With over 40% of our youth either obese or overweight, our work focuses on making Greenville County the healthiest county in the U.S, and the Partnerships to Improve Community Health (PICH) Grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has provided us with the opportunity to pursue that goal over the past three years.… Read more

Hurricane Irma – How You Can Help the Upstate

Hurricane Irma brought in a good amount of water and wind to the Upstate this weekend. This means a lot of litter in our rivers and many disturbed or down trees. There are many ways to help, and here are a few options directly affecting local rivers and trees coming up next week.… Read more

Amazon Business – The Healthier Generation Store

LiveWell Greenville’s partnership with the Alliance for a Healthier Generation has been an exciting one. Partnering with them and including the National Afterschool Association (NAA) Standards for Healthy Eating and Physical Activity, makes choosing healthier options for after school sites that much easier.… Read more