In Western Rockingham County, a group of citizens are pushing for more and better recreation opportunities beyond the Madison-Mayodan Recreation Department’s and YMCA’s current offerings. Justyn Melrose, Rockingham Now, February 5, 2018
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A Rockingham County group plans to expand a free mobile food pantry that will serve organizations across the county to streamline food collection, storage, and distribution and prevent duplication of efforts between organizations working on food access. This investment is part of the Trust’s long-term Healthy Places NC initiative, which announced a series of grants awarded to organizations across the state.
The Salvation Army of Rockingham County plans to open their new community center this fall, thanks to a grant from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust’s Healthy Places NC initiative. Justyn Melrose, Greensboro News & Record, June 28, 2016
Rockingham County is putting its money where its mouth is and funding local health movements with the help of the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust. As part of the initiative, grants are going towards Rockingham County Schools, Rockingham Community College, the Eden YMCA and the Salvation Army. GreensboroNow.com, May 27, 2016
With support from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, Rockingham County plans to revitalize recreational, educational, and healthy eating initiatives for low-income students throughout the county. The funding is part of a community effort to increase physical activity and improve health among students and their families.
More than 100 people gathered to celebrate a ribbon cutting for the James Austin Center on the morning of March 24th. The fully integrated center includes a licensed clinical social worker, a nurse and a practice manager. They accept Medicaid, Medicare and private insurance. Dallas Britt, RockinghamNow.com, March 30, 2016
The health care center, which is named after late Eden physician Dr. Jim Austin, will provide primary care to the residents of Rockingham County regardless of their ability to pay. The fully integrated center will be fully staffed and include a licensed clinical social worker, a nurse and a practice manager. Dallas Britt, GreensboroNow.com, January 14, 2016
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
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