The Harvesting Health program is a collaboration between RCC and the Rockingham County Partnership for Children (RCPC) and aims to provide hands‐on experiential opportunities to taste locally grown food, cook with fresh produce, and increase understanding of healthy eating through health and wellness workshops. mdcinc.com, December 2015
Despite such resources as the Cleveland Avenue Dental Center, there are still Forsyth County children who don’t receive regular dental care. So the clinic, a publicly financed project of the Forsyth County Department of Public Health, is trying something new: bringing the dentist to the kids. Arika Herron, Winston-Salem Journal, December 17, 2015
The funding will allow the county to create a program aimed at providing otherwise unmet healthcare needs. The grant will fund Community Paramedic, Behavioral Health, and Intensive Case Management components. RockinghamNow.com,December 17, 2015
The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust is excited to share the February 2016 grant cycle announcements. To be eligible for funding, applicants must complete an advance consultation with the Trust before submitting an application.
Please find the Poor and Needy Division funding announcement here.
Please find the Health Care Division funding announcement here.
McDowell County residents struggling with mental health issues and addiction will soon be able to find help through a new faith-based counseling center. Final preparations are underway this month to open a CareNet Counseling Center in Marion.
In the coming months the children's area at your local library may look different. Several branch libraries will have exciting new entryways in to the children's area, new books, new carpet and new furniture. Yolanda Bolden, Forsyth County Public Library, December 10, 2015
Congratulations to Brandy Bynum, Associate Director of Rural Forward NC, on her selection as a 2016 Rural Health Fellow.
After the completion of a competitive review process, 16 fellows were selected to participate in this year-long, intensive program aimed at developing leaders who can articulate a clear and compelling vision for rural America.