Leaders Kick Off Energize NWA

Posted: February 1, 2013 at 4:38 a.m.

Dr. John Agwunobi, president of health and wellness at Walmart, talks Thursday about healthy grocery-shopping choices at the EnergizeNWA Summit in Rogers.

Energize NWA organizers hope the program lives up to its name.

At A Glance

Granting Money

The Convergence Partnership awarded a $170,000 grant to the Endeavor Foundation to support EnergizeNWA.

The Endeavor Foundation is one of 13 community foundations in the United States to receive a 2012 Innovation Fund grant which focuses on communitywide improvements in health and equity.

Endeavor pledged to award $400,000 in grants this year to programs that support EnergizeNWA’s goal to improve access to healthy food and physical activity.

The group will open the submission process by mid-year.

Source: Staff Report

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