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.