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Curious how to make a difference?
January 20, 2020
Curious how to make a difference?
Curious about how to make a difference? Provide healthy selections, including fresh fruits and vegetables and whole grains, at community potlucks or meals. Work to limit portion size.
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January 18, 2020
Fun New Things...Together!
Anytime is a great time to try new things together. Healthy Eating should be at the top f this list! Check out these fun ideas.
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Fun New Things...Together!
Exercises You Can Do At Home!
January 19, 2020
Exercises You Can Do At Home!
Exercises you can do at home! Now, there is no excuse as to why you shouldn’t get active!
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John J. Tecklenburg, Mayor of Charleston, SC

A Message From our Mayor

Welcome to Lighten Up Charleston!

The health of each of our residents is essential to the quality of life of our city and region. As Augusten Burroughs once said, “When you have your health, you have everything. When you do not have your health, nothing else matters at all.”

I want to congratulate you on taking the first step toward a healthier lifestyle. Whether you’re on this website because you want to lose weight, find a group to exercise with or learn healthy recipes, you will find many community resources to help you reach your goal. Together, we can Lighten Up!

John J. Tecklenburg, Mayor