Pitt County Wins Grant To Get Fit

The Pitt County Government will soon have $54,000 to spend to help the community "get fit."

The NC Health and Wellness Trust Fund awarded the grant to Pitt County om recognition of its "county-led efforts to promote physical activity and healthy eating programs, policies, environments and lifestyles," according to a press release from Pitt County.

The grant will provide funding for two years. Pitt County officials will spend the money to lengthen the walking trail at the Pitt County District Park, build an interpretive center to promote and advocate for physical activity and healthy eating opportunities, promote a community-wide walking program, and look into expanding and connecting neighborhoods to the Pitt County District Park walking trail.

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