School: A Place to Learn, Play & Get Healthy
Good things are happening in Halifax County. Recognizing the strength of the area’s educators, school administrators, community leaders, health care providers and recreation advocates, the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust selected Halifax County among the first locations to launch its statewide, county-by-county “Healthy Places North Carolina” investments.
The Roanoke Valley Community Health Initiative (RV-CHI) is made up of individuals and community organizations seeking to empower the residents of the Roanoke Valley to live a healthier lifestyle. The annual FamilyFest is a part of this initiative. The FamilyFest taking place Saturday, April 26 is a free event and will be packed with games, food, and information. This year’s theme is “Moving and Playing.”
Responsible to inform the public, including and beyond RV-CHI partners, of information, events, and opportunities related to health and wellness in the Roanoke Valley. The Public Awareness workgroup will develop networks to use website, social media, and formal news outlets to ensure the public has access to this information.