Eat Smart Move More Barnwell County

The Barnwell County Eat Smart Move More Coalition coordinates obesity prevention efforts across the county and leads the implementation of Strategies designed to increase the opportunities for safe/accessible active living and increase the availability of healthy fruits and vegetables.


Eat Smart Move More Barnwell County

To develop and maintain a unified movement to create a healthier community.

Vision Statement
All Barnwell County citizens eating healthier, engaging in physical activity, and living in a tobacco-free environment.

To increase opportunities for healthy eating and active living in Barnwell County.


They HYPE Project

The Healthy Young People Empowerment Project (HYPE)

Eat Smart, Move More South Carolina partnered with the University of South Carolina Arnold School of Public Health and South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control to create the Healthy Young People Empowerment Project (HYPE). It was created through funding from the federal Community Transformation Grant, as a part of the Healthy South Carolina Initiative, to motivate and engage youth (ages 12-17) in policy, systems, and environmental change efforts.

Eat Smart Move More Barnwell County Coalition

Alison Brady,
Williston Elko High School
Angela Abstance,
Barnwell Chamber of Commerce
Brandie Freeman,
Eat Smart Move More SC
Brenda Thorpe,
Dr. Carolyn Anderson,
Barnwell Elementary School
Chantsie Picklesimer,
the Family YMCA
Dr. Jessica James,
Guinyard Butler Middle School
Donna Selvey,
Barnwell Primary School
Doris Ford,
SC Safe Routes to School
Earnestine Gloster,
Better Choices Better Health Facilitator
Tim Hicks,
Grant Writer Barnwell School District #45
Hannah Walters,
Eat Smart Move More SC
Jack Johnson,
Food Services District #45 and #19
James Chattfield,
SC Community Loan Fund
Jess Wilbanks,
Barnwell County United Way
Kelli Kenison,
Let's Go! Evaluator with Eat Smart Move More SC

Lynn McEwen,
City of Barnwell
Matt Mullen,
Director of Barnwell Family YMCA
Mike Beasley,
Blackville-Hilda High School
Pam Rush,
Director of Prevention Services, Axis I Center
Pamela Davis,
Barnwell County Parks and Recreation
Rachel Wall,
Barnwell School District #45
Officer Rodney Brown,
Barnwell Sherriff's Department
Teresa Reid,
Macedonia Elementary School
Tiffany Zeiman,
Trimease Carter,
Eat Smart Move More SC, HYPE Coordinator
Gary Sweet,
Williston Elko Middle School
Nakeshia Baxley,
Kelly Edwards Elementary School
Hilary Hindman,
Axis I Center
Let's Go Project Coordinator