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Ruth's Gleanings and Foodshare Spartanburg

July 31, 2019

In this episode, we talk with Tonja Smith, Executive Director of Ruth's Gleanings, a non-profit focused on reducing food waste by gleaning healthy, nutritious food that would normally be thrown away and distributing it to shelters and other facilities. Ruth's Gleanings also operates...

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Hot Fun in the Summertime

July 22, 2019

In this episode we talk with Katie Burnett and Sarah Kate Abee, founders of the Hub City Kids, at the NFL Play 60 playground on the Mary Black Foundation Rail Trail.

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Walking on the Westside

May 24, 2019

In this episode we visit two new recreational facilities on the west side of Spartanburg County. The Westview Extension of the Wadsworth Trail held an opening ceremony on May 18.We walk the trail with one of the creative forces behind the Wadsworth Trail and a donor to the Westview Extension,...

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More Cowbell: Inside the Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System Criterium 2019

April 25, 2019

In this episode we take a look into the planning and history of the Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System Criterium 2019, the fifteenth and largest edition of this Spartanburg favorite. We sit in on a staff meeting and talk with PAL ED Laura Ringo and PAL Resource Development Coordinator...

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Alissa Duncan, Healthy Communities Coordinator, and the Healthy People Healthy Carolinas Grant

April 19, 2019

In this episode, we walk and talk with Alissa Duncan, Healthy Communities Coordinator, about her work with the Healthy People Healthy Carolinas grant from the Duke Endowment.  For more information about the Blue Zones model, go here: www.bluezones.com

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Oakland Elementary and the Spartanburg Healthy Schools Initiative

March 29, 2019

In this episode we talk with Siobhan Saul, Healthy Kids Coordinator at Partners for Active Living, about her work with the Spartanburg Healthy Schools Initiative in coordination with the Mary Black Foundation and the Alliance for a Healthier Generation.  We also visit with the Oakland...

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The Noble Tree Foundation plants 42 trees on the MBF Rail Trail

February 20, 2019

In this episode we walk and talk with Betty Montgomery and Anne Flynn of the Noble Tree Foundation, an organization that recently planted 42 trees on the Mary Black Foundation Rail Trail. We find out about the Noble Tree Foundation and why they think trees are so important.  

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History and Active Living: A Panel Discussion

February 8, 2019

This episode of the Daily Required is a live recording of a panel discussion that was part of the Spartanburg County Historical Association's Annual Meeting entitled History and Active Living. With PAL's Ned Barrett, the Spartanburg Area Conservancy's...

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