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PAL and partners work to strengthen the local food system

February 16th 2024

Our dream is for Spartanburg County to be a community where making the healthy choice is also the easy choice.

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Spartanburg community initiative addresses food insecurity through Fresh Stop program

February 8th 2024

“PAL is a part of the Spartanburg Food System Coalition, and we coordinate to provide food security in Spartanburg County. Part of that goal is to provide access to healthy and nutritious foods. We found it very important to provide that for the community in the way that there are no barriers and where it was a communal space for people to gain access,” Jasmine Gilliam, Coalition Coordinator, said.

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PAL Spartanburg launches ‘Cooking Up Confidence’ free virtual classes

January 12th 2024

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - PAL is an organization dedicated to making Spartanburg healthier. This year they’re making sure people have access to healthy and affordable foods. PAL has created a food hub, meaning they work with local farmers to bring fresh fruits and vegetables to schools, restaurants and dining room tables and now through free classes, they’ll even help you cook it.

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Spartanburg Parks 2023 Wrap Up

January 2nd 2024

PAL is so grateful for the partnership of the Spartanburg County Parks Department.

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PAL's Food Hub Receives $661,775 USDA Grant

December 13th 2023

PAL: Play. Advocate. Live Well’s project will strengthen and expand its food hub’s capacity to serve more people in Spartanburg County, South Carolina, and provide increased economic opportunities for producers and food businesses in the region.

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Racing for socks and post-run cocktails: Spartanburg’s Turkey Day 8K is coming up

November 20th 2023

On Thanksgiving morning, a couple thousand people — maybe more – will gather below Morgan Square before galloping around town for Spartanburg’s United Community Bank Turkey Day 8K.

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Inman eyes growth as Saluda Grade Trail project nears reality

October 15th 2023

For the people of Inman, a proud community nestled on the doorstep of the Blue Ridge Mountains in northwestern Spartanburg County, years of effort to bring new life to the community’s downtown are finally paying dividends. But what makes local municipal and business leaders almost giddy with excitement is how the proposed trail is likely to amplify and accelerate Inman’s economic prosperity.

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One Spartanburg, Inc. Recognizes 2023 Annual Celebration Award-Winners

September 28th 2023

Laura Ringo, Executive Director of PAL: Play. Advocate. Live Well! was recognized for her commitment to Spartanburg County’s trail system and improving health outcomes for residents by bolstering the county’s outdoor amenities.

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