LETTER: CCWT thanks sponsors for Wellness Kick-off

by Aug 20, 2015OPINIONS0 comments


The Cherokee Community Wellness Team (CCWT) and School Health Advisory Council (SHAC) hosted the 5th annual Cherokee Central Schools Wellness Kick-off on Thursday, Aug. 6 from 4-6pm during the Cherokee Central Schools Open House. The event was a success with 18 stations and 288 participants including moms, dads, grandparents, and kids of all ages!

A big thank you to all the support from the community and volunteers including: Cherokee Central Schools housing the event; Cherokee Food Lion for fruit and yogurt parfait donations; Cherokee Choices – prize donations and staffing; Cherokee Community Wellness Team and SHAC Volunteers.

Volunteers included: Joey Owle, Frances Maney and Caressa Jackson (Cherokee Choices); Brenda Cruz (CCWT, SHAC &WIC) – Sign in; Mellie Burns (Dental Clinic); Sacred Path-Maura Colvin (SHAC and CCS); Step Aerobics- Jennifer Wachacha; WNC Leadership Initiative Juanita Wilson; Magic – Analenisgi;  Remember the Removal- Yona Wade (CCS); Robin Swayney (SHAC and Qualla Library); Cherokee Fire & Rescue; Cherokee Recreational Complex; Sis Cabe – Dunking Booth; Family Safety Program/PHHS; Sequoyah National Golf Course – Carr and Candy Crowe; Cherokee Healing & Wellenss; Kelly Jewell Timco – Hula Hooping; Adam Smith – Dunking Booth School Nutrition Employee; John Mitchell-Elementary Coach-Set-up; Janette Broda (Coordinator/CCWT, SHAC and CCS); Robin Callahan (Coordinator/ CCWT, Yoga, Cherokee Choices); Linda Johnson and Susan Bogardus (CIHA Nutrition Dept); Fruit and Yogurt – Onita Bush, Norma Moss, Cathy Boyd; Photography – Jancie Ander; and Facilities – Table and Chairs.

The Cherokee Community Wellness Team & SHAC wish you a healthy and happy 2015/2016 School Year!

Look for the 6th Annual CCS Wellness Kick-off in August 2016! For more information contact Robin Callahan, RD, LDN, MHS, 359-6785, robibail@nc-cherokee.com.