Category: Well Tips

Join us! 2nd Annual Spring Into Health 5K / 1M
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Join us! 2nd Annual Spring Into Health 5K / 1M

It may be winter, but the Brunswick Wellness Coalition (BWC) is already gearing up for Spring 2019! BWC will hold its 2nd annual Spring Into Health 5K/1M event on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 9 a.m. Race starting line is at Dosher Memorial Hospital in Southport, NC. This event is NOT a fundraiser, it’s a...

2nd Lunch & Learn scheduled with area food pantries
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2nd Lunch & Learn scheduled with area food pantries

In October 2018, 20 people representing 8 area food pantries attended BWC’s first Lunch & Learn to discuss ways to promote and encourage healthy eating among clients. Since then, the food pantries have banded together to launch the “Give Healthy” campaign. On March 4, 2019, BWC is hosting a second lunch and learn to share...

BWC launches ‘Give Healthy’ campaign
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BWC launches ‘Give Healthy’ campaign

The Brunswick Wellness Coalition (BWC) launched the Give Healthy campaign on November 1, 2018, to increase access to healthy, nutritious food for those that are food insecure. Food insecurity is defined as a lack of consistent access to enough food for an active, healthy life. Children and adults suffering from food insecurity report poor physical...

Church Congregation gets ready to walk to Bethlehem!
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Church Congregation gets ready to walk to Bethlehem!

Brunswick Wellness Coalition (BWC) has started its first community program, a four-week walking challenge for congregants of Ocean View United Methodist Church on Oak Island. The Bethlehem Walking Challenge gives church members the opportunity to walk a collective 6,160 miles. “It’s the distance from Oak Island to Bethlehem, commemorating the journey Joseph and Mary made...