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Dec. 3, 2014
FIT Kick-Off event slated for Dec. 15 at HCC
WELDON, N.C. – Halifax Community College (HCC) will host a kick-off event for the Roanoke Valley Fitness Interactive Trail (FIT) facility on Monday, Dec. 15 from 1-3 p.m. on the front green. The event is free and open to the public.

Healthy eating information and vendors will be on site during the event. For more information, contact Dana Scott at 252-536-5413 or Dan Lovett at 252-536-7275.

About the FIT
The FIT was made possible through a $150,000 grant from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

The project will improve the lives of local residents by providing a 1/6 mile oval-shaped trail with a fitness area, featuring multigenerational equipment. Solar lights provide lighting for the community to work out during evening hours. There is no charge to take advantage of the FIT.

About the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust
The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust was established in 1947 and is now one of the largest private trusts in North Carolina. Its mission is to improve the quality of life and quality of health for the financially needy of North Carolina. The Health Care Division promotes wellness state-wide by investing in prevention and treatment. The Poor and Needy Division of the Trust responds to basic life needs and invests in solutions that improve the quality of life and health for financially needy residents of Forsyth County. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. serves as sole trustee.
Halifax Community College's Mission
Halifax Community College strives to meet the diverse needs of our community by providing high-quality, accessible and affordable education and services for a rapidly changing and globally competitive marketplace.
Primary Media Contact: Melanie Temple, Director of Public Relations and Marketing, mtemple295@halifaxcc.edu, 252-538-4319

Secondary Media Contact: Dr. Dianne Rhoades, Vice President of Institutional Advancement, Halifax Community College and Executive Director of the Halifax Community College Foundation Inc., dbarnes-rhoades128@halifaxcc.edu, 252-536-7239