Yates Second year at annual sidewalk sale

In an effort to promote awareness within the community, the Choose Health Yates coalition would like to announce that they will again be participating in the annual sidewalk sale in Penn Yan. Last year the coalition reached over 150 community members and hopes to reach even more this year. This year the coalition will be sponsoring a tent focusing on the theme of healthy living within Yates County. Each table within the tent will be passing out free cards that can be entered into a drawing for prizes. This year’s grand prize is TWO, six month memberships to the YCRR Community Fitness and Wellness Center (valued at $250.00).The mission of the Choose Health Yates coaliton is to, “Create a model community that engages community members and organizations in healthy eating and active living through support, advocacy, and education”. The S2AY Rural Health Network facilitates the coalition members: Finger Lakes Health, Dundee Central School District, Penn Yan Central School District, Arc of Yates, YCRR-Yates Cultural and Recreational Resources, Inc. The Community Center, ProAction Yates Office for the Aging, Yates County Public Health, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Yates County, and Our Town RoCKS Dundee Health Improvement Project. The coalition works toward the common goal of creating environments that support healthy eating, active living and healthy weights.The Choose Health Yates Coalition has several initiatives in the works and will be present at various events throughout the year, so keep your eyes open for the Choose Health Yates logo and always remember to eat well, be active, and have fun!For further information on the coalition or sidewalk sale event, please contact Yates County Public Health at (315) 536-5160.

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