Upcoming Training Opportunities

Food Access Summit • September 16, 8:30 A.M. – 4:30 P.M. • River Center, Saluda Shoals Park, Columbia, SC

This all-day summit will highlight efforts that improve access to healthy food for South Carolinians. Session topics include: advocacy and policy, farm to institution, transportation and food access, and funding healthy food projects.

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Grant Writing and Research Workshop • September 28 – 29 • Columbia, SC

If you are new to grant writing and research, or find yourself with experience writing grants without receiving funding, this is the class for you. This two day class is designed for beginners, as well as practiced grant writers who need to understand the elements of a proposal and how to successfully integrate each into a successful proposal, as well as the process for successful grant research. CEU credits are available for this class.

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12th Annual S.C. Obesity Summit • October 26, 9 A.M. - 4:30 P.M. • Brookland Banquet and Conference Center, West Columbia, SC

The 2015 S.C. Obesity Summit is a venue for public health, health care, education and other professionals and community leaders to gather and discuss positive changes that lead to increased access to fresh fruits and vegetables and to physical activity. It’s the largest gathering of healthy eating, active living advocates with more than 250 people in attendance! All breakout sessions address policy, systems and environmental changes that are being implemented in South Carolina. In addition, guest speakers will talk about food access in low-income communities, as well as the new Obesity State Plan. Anyone interested in obesity prevention is welcome to attend the Summit. This year’s keynote speaker is Dayle Hayes, award-winning author and educator.

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5th Annual Working Well Fall Meeting • October 28, 9 A.M. – 3:30 P.M. • SCHA Williams L. Yates Conference Center, Columbia, SC

Save the date for this day-long training designed for professionals working in employee wellness, human resources, occupational health, etc. The training will feature sessions led by local experts on key topics related to employee wellness including emotional and mental well-being, financial well-being, and value investing in well-being. The meeting will also include active breaks and a healthy lunch. Be on the lookout for more information coming soon!


9th Annual Southern Obesity Summit • November 15 – 17 • Jackson, MS

The Southern Obesity Summit is the largest regional obesity prevention event in the United States drawing hundreds of participants from 16 Southern States. This year the summit has two overarching goals of helping stakeholders strategize next steps to implement policy and program initiatives across all 16 states and to effectively engage youth in strategies to prevent obesity.

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Archived webinars

If you’re unable to join in on a Working Well or WorkHealthy America webinar of interest, you can check out the recorded version online after the fact.  Archived WorkHealthy America webinars are located here.  


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