The 2013 GO NC! Health Challenge Grant winners are:
Town of Benson
DR PK Vyas MD Walking Track Fitness Stations
Benson will install fitness stations along a newly constructed walking track. The stations will provide opportunity for exercise and fitness for all ages.
Help Them L.A.S.T.
The Outdoor Experience
The Outdoor Experience provides at-risk, underserved and underprivileged youth and their families/guardians access to nature, outdoor activities and nutrition education. The organization will use grant money to buy bicycles and helmets, which will promote health and wellness and allow the organization to accommodate more participants.
Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy
Cane Creek Greenway Health Challenge Trail
Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy will use its grant award to more fully utilize a new half-mile trail for public recreational use. Interpretive signage along the new trail will educate trail users about community health and wellness programs, the beneficial links between outdoor activity and health and tips for living active, healthy lifestyles.