Upcoming Training Opportunities

Wellness Challenges that work | May 4| 4:00-6:00 p.m. 

Join the Charleston Healthy Business Challenge for their first networking seminar of the 2017 Challenge on Thursday, May 4 from 4-6 p.m. at the Charleston Maritime Center. Learn how to create wellness challenges that encourage healthier lifestyle behaviors and result in a more engaged and productive workforce. Following the program, enjoy a healthy networking happy hour and visit with exhibitors offering resources to help build a culture of wellbeing at work. To learn more about the Charleston Healthy Business Challenge, visit here

Visit here to register or learn more. 

Mayor's Bike and Walk Summit | May 4-5 | Columbia, SC

For two days at this statewide conference, hundreds of transportation professionals, elected officials, community leaders, Main Street officials, school district officers, principals, law enforcement officers, and bike and walk enthusiasts from around SC will meet in Columbia. 

Learn about what makes our state more bike-able, walk-able and livable. Network with leaders and learn about how to make our communities, neighborhoods, towns, cities and state healthier, more livable and more accessible. More information can be found here

Webinar series: The Great Outdoors 

The benefits of walking outdoors and engaging with nature are well documented. How do we create environments and communities that offer the opportunity to be physically active outside? What possibilities does this work offer to engage new partners, expand our thinking, and explore new areas of walkability? 
• Opportunities for Rural Walkability (May 10) – Register Here
• Tracking the Walking Path (June 14) – Register Here

SCBCH annual meeting | May 28 | 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Healthcare is a circus, even more so since the election. Let the South Carolina Business Coalition on Health (SCBCH) help show you the ropes, expose the illusions, master the high-wire of cost, and stop juggling benefits. Address the out-of-control elephant in the room with your pharmacy. Let us walk you through these fairgrounds of roller coasters and finally become the Ringmaster!

Visit here to register and learn more. 

2nd Annual Population Health Summit | June 14 | 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

The Summit aims to convene grassroots community leaders and organizations that can have an impact on population health for the purpose of streamlining efforts to make a Healthier SC for all. SC AHEC's SCHOOLS will host nine simultaneous meetings in different regions throughout the state. The nine locations are: Beaufort, Charleston, Columbia, Easley, Florence, Georgetown, Greenville, Rock Hill, and Walterboro. Registration information to follow. In the meantime, contact Lindsey Perret, lperret@scha.org, for more information. 

Leadership summit for healthier communities | October 23-24

Save the date for the Leadership Summit for Healthier Communities, formerly known as the SC Obesity Summit. The Leadership Summit for Healthy Communities is the only statewide conference that focuses on healthy eating and active living. Over the past 14 years, the Summit has grown in attendance as content specialists in obesity prevention, healthy eating, and active living strategies meet with community partners who are working on local solutions. Participants who attend represent various sectors including health, education, faith, local government and nonprofits.

Visit here for more information. 

7th Annual Working Well Fall Meeting | November 1 | 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Save the date for the 7th Annual Working Well Fall Meeting! This exciting, day-long training brings together our entire cohort of Working Well 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. The meeting will feature speakers from across the state to share best practices and implementation strategies. The meeting will also include a fitness break and a heart healthy lunch. The training is free to all Working Well members and is $25 for nonmembers. More information, including session topics and speakers, will be released as the date approaches. 

04-20-2017 04:12 (EDT)