McDowell County is making progress towards establishing a community food and health hub. Such a hub would help local farmers with selling their goods while providing food to those in our community who need it the most. It will also promote healthier eating in McDowell. Mike Conley, McDowellNews.com, March 20, 2017
In the News
Below you will find links to published articles about the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, Trust grantees and relevant statewide initiatives.
The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust announced its next round of grant funding goals Tuesday for work to improve early childhood education in Forsyth County. Arika Herron, Winston-Salem Journal, March 1, 2017
An internship program in East Carolina University’s Department of Health Services and Information Management is allowing students to lead a movement toward patient-centered care in primary care clinics across the East. Kathryn Kennedy, ECU News Service, February 28, 2017
Beaufort County Community College will be providing Beaufort County with healthy cooking classes and community gardens as well as extending its Beau-Fitt program, with the support of Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust and MDC. Attila Nemecz, BCCC Newsblog, February 13, 2017
A national initiative to reduce the number of people with mental illness in jails will start accepting participants next month. The Stepping Up Process to End Recidivism, or SUPER, will open its registration Feb. 6 for its pilot women’s program. Jordan Howse, Winston-Salem Journal, January 30, 2017
If you were driving down Broad Street in Winston-Salem, it would be easy to pass the Augsburg Community Center and not notice. At first glance, it looks like any of the many houses of worship that populate the city and the surrounding county. Todd Brantley, EdNC.org, January 19, 2017
Last year brought one public health crisis after another nationally – Zika virus in Florida, contaminated water in Michigan, and massive flooding in eastern North Carolina caused by Hurricane Matthew.
It was a sleepy little town where farmers worked the rich land along the Linville River. The Burke County town of Fonta Flora was also once home to a post office, the Rhyne School and Old Sardis Church of 1838. Karen Chávez, Citizen Times, January 8, 2017