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County Awarded Health Grant

Posted on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 10:52 am

The Governor’s Foundation for Health and Wellness recently announced that Grundy County has been awarded a $5,000 Healthier Tennessee Community Grant. The grant will help sustain community-wide projects that encourage and enable physical activity, healthy eating, and tobacco abstinence.

To earn the grant, Grundy County’s Healthier Tennessee Committee and Grundy County Health Council achieved:

•At least 50 percent of K-8 teachers using GoNoodle, an interactive, online tool that encourages exercise during the school day.

•At least 15 percent of faith communities with 100 or more members using Small Starts @ Worship wellness programs.

•At least 20 percent of workplaces with 35 or more employees using Small Starts @ Work wellness programs.