August 15, 2019
In this episode we tour the Bike Park, Spartanburg's newest recreational facility. Located on the Mary Black Foundation Rail Trail, the Bike Park will feature a number of fun and dynamic elements to inspire cyclists of all ages and abilities. We walk the emerging flow tracks, rideable berms...
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...
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.
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,...
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...
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.
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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...
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.