ArCOP’s mission is to improve the health of all Arkansas communities by increasing physical activity and healthy eating to reduce and prevent obesity. We exist to raise awareness for our cause and bring change to the lives of those we serve in our community. With your help we can make a difference.
Applications are awarded on a monthly basis to communities (neighborhoods, schools, businesses), cities, and counties. Awards will state the year and recognition level of award. In order to retain Growing Healthy Community recognition status, communities must complete and submit the application by November 30th of each calendar year.
Complete application here.
When it’s time to start a new healthy habit, it can be pretty difficult. If you’re interested in starting a habit that you can actually stick with, check out these useful tips.
Ah, summer… swimming at the pool, laying outside in the sun all day and sitting around a fire at night. What a wonderful season. And one way to make summertime even more amazing is by volunteering at a youth summer camp.
Summer can be more than just some extra vacation time—it’s a chance to get involved and volunteer in the community. Summer is an opportunity to give back in philanthropy, so here are 8 hot ways to do just that.
June 6th is National Gardening Exercise Day! This is an entire day dedicated to recognizing the important health benefits of gardening. Check out a few of the many advantages to be gained from gardening.