Blount BEneFITs, a part of the Blount County Community Health Initiative, is seeking award nominations for the sixth annual “Ready, Set, Move! Awards.” Any Blount County business or school activity promoting and embracing healthy living through creative programs that encourage good nutrition and increased physical activity is encouraged to apply. The deadline for nominations is Friday, April 24.
There are three categories for businesses and schools for which an organization can be nominated. The category levels for businesses include small (1-25 full-time employees), medium (25-59 full-time employees) and large (51 or more full-time employees). For schools, the category levels include elementary (grades K-5), intermediate/middle (grades 5-8) and high (grades 9-12). One overall winner and one runner-up will be selected from each sub-category.
Organizations must complete a nomination form, which can be found by visiting www.blounthealth.org. A 250-word or less program description is required, along with materials that support the organization’s program and efforts. The overall winner and runner-up recipients will be notified by Tuesday, April 28. The “Ready, Set, Move! Awards” ceremony will be held on Monday, May 11 in the Blount Memorial Hospital auditorium.
For more information, contact Jessica Belitz at 865-977-5745.