The Greenville-Pitt County Chamber of Commerce has hired Allison Swart as Worksite Wellness Coordinator. Swart will offer assistance to businesses who are interested in assessing their wellness needs in an effort to create a healthier work environment, and coordinate the Chamber's Live Healthy Greenville-Pitt 100 Day Challenge.
Swart, a graduate of East Carolina University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise and Sport Science, began with the Chamber on September 28. "We are very excited that Allison has joined our team. She brings a lot of worksite wellness experience with her, which will certainly benefit our Chamber and our members," said Chamber Senior Vice President Scott Senatore.
The Greenville-Pitt County Chamber of Commerce is proud to support programs that increase the awareness of healthy lifestyles within the workplace. The Chamber is partnering with the Pitt County Health Department to support physical activity and healthy eating during the workweek. The position is funded through the Community Putting Prevention to Work (CPPW) grant, which was awarded to the N.C. Division of Public Health. The grant supports obesity prevention efforts for the Pitt County Health Department and Appalachian Health District.
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