Moving for healthy living

The Regional Health Council (RHC), a program of the Community Foundation, sponsored a dynamic training on August 31, 2016 at the James C. Kennedy Wellness Center in Charleston.  Michael Kuczala presented ‘Wellness and Physical Activity in Work and School Setting’ attended by representatives in the fields of academics, health, business and non-profit work.  The day-long … Continued

Regional Health Training coming Aug. 31

The Community Foundation is excited to announce an upcoming health training. It is sponsored by the Regional Health Council, with funding from a generous grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. You are invited to attend on Wednesday, August 31, 2016 from 10 AM – 4 PM.  Lunch will be provided for registered attendees.              Mike … Continued

4 Rivers Fresh Foods to provide access to local produce

4 Rivers Fresh Foods will provide a convenient way for residents to buy locally grown and produced food.  A project of the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi, the food hub will aggregate, distribute and market locally grown food.  payday loans nottingham “The idea for a regional food hub started in 2006 as the community foundation’s … Continued

Learning Garden established through two grants

Children, youth, and adults will reap the benefits of a new Learning Garden developed by the DeSoto County Masters Gardeners Association.  The Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi, through two childhood obesity prevention grants, made the formal presentation of the $10,000 to the association on June 12.  The grants were made possible through Healthy Kids Healthy … Continued

CFNM Announces Grant to Tunica 10 Point Coalition, Inc.

Tunica 10 Point Coalition, Inc. was presented a $5,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi.  The funds are through the Community Foundation’s Regional Health Council, a component of the Get A Life! program to prevent childhood obesity.   The Coalition was one of seven organizations receiving a grant this year. Tunica 10 Point Coalition, … Continued