ESMMYC, Rock Hill, SC DHEC, Tobacco Free York County and Carolinas HealthCare System hosted the first Faith and Health Summit on October 1, 2016. The event engaged faith leaders to promote health and wellness in their congregations. 14 York County Faith Leaders attended. Mr. Vernon Kennedy and Reverend Kenneth Taylor, keynote speakers, presented ways to engage the faith community.
Commitment cards were collected and individuals were interested in next steps-creating a healthier culture within their own faith communities. Follow up discussions will promote the resources in York County to assist faith communities in creating a healthier congregation through healthy eating and active living.
Want more information? Contract Devon Smith, Susan Collier, Dr. Dave Keely, Vanessa Nunez or Lynne Golie.