Healthy Charlotte Council Hits the Road
 
Published Monday, June 19, 2017 1:00 pm

The Charlotte Chamber’s Healthy Charlotte Council hosted its quarterly event at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden June 15. Naturopathic physician Dr. David Hamilton discussed the critical link between nutrition/food consumption and one's overall health. Check out his presentation here. 

D. Harding Stowe, chairman of the Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden Board, also shared details of the garden’s newly developed Healthy Employee Membership Program. 

Meantime, the Healthy Charlotte Executive Committee provided an update on program activities. Here are a few highlights:

 

Commitments:
•Fostering Healthier Food & Beverage Choices = 32 companies with 32,034 employees
•Increasing Physical Activity = 31 companies with 64,962 employees 
•Reducing Tobacco Use = 19 companies with 31,675 employees

Challenges:
•Try It Tuesday Participation = 647 individuals
•Walking Wednesday Participation = 2,187 individuals

Media Results:
Newsletters: Collectively reached 93,400 individuals.
•Charlotte Five had Walking Wednesdays as its top story on May 3, reaching 58,400 subscribers.
•Charlotte Chamber had three articles in C2 Weekly newsletter reaching 35,000 subscribers.
Broadcast: Collectively reached an estimated audience of 50,408 individuals
•WCNC (x2)
•FOX
•WBTV
•Spectrum News
Chamber’s Website: Averages 35,000 hits per month. Try It Tuesday and Walking Wednesday had banner ads for the month of April and May.
Social Media: Collectively reached 46,361 accounts.
@WeLoveCLTInstagram: 38,900 followers
•2,158 views of Healthy Charlotte video
•Generated more than 640 likes
Chamber Social Media: 7,461 followers
•Instagram: 1,100 followers; 2,746 impressions
•Facebook: 6,361 followers; 6,452 impressions

To participate in Healthy Charlotte activities, please contact Ashley Hedrick at 704.378.1345.



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