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PTAs in 10 counties have received grant awards from Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) Foundation to help school communities access opportunities for physical activity. The BCBSNC Foundation worked in partnership with NCPTA to provide Healthy Active Communities Physical Activity Equipment Grants with a focus on North Carolina public schools (K-12).
The grants awards provide up to $5000 to support PTAs in their work to start or enhance projects to help communities achieve increased physical activity. The equipment-only grants are one-time, one-year grants.
Congratulations to the following PTA schools:
Aurelian Springs Elementary School, Halifax
Aycock Middle School, Guilford
Brush Creek Elementary, Madison
Chowan Middle School, Chowan
Cone Elementary School, Guilford
Cullowhee Valley School, Jackson
Draper Elementary, Rockingham
Lindley Elementary, Guilford
Peeler Open Elementary School, Guilford
Perry Harrison School, Chatham
Pittman Elementary School, Halifax
PS Jones Middle School, Beaufort
Scotts Creek Elementary School, Jackson
South End Elementary PTA, Rockingham
Sugg Bundy Elementary School PTA, Pitt
Topsail Elementary School PTA, Pender
To learn more about these grants, the NCPTA Just ASK! health programs, or future opportunities, contact Marianne Hedrick Weant.