Congratulations to S.T.A.R. Coordinator, Sam Sirois!

Sam Sirois, who serves as the coordinator of our after school program for Mitchell County middle school students (called Students Taking Active Roles or “S.T.A.R.” for short), was recently honored by the Mitchell County Board of Education for her classroom students’ outstanding End of Grade and End of Course testing in academic year 2015-2016.  Ms. […]

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Sizzlin’ Summer Series Success!

This summer, Healthy Yancey (a program of Graham Children’s Health Services) launched a new program called The Sizzlin’ Summer Series,” with the goal of increasing community “connectedness” and physical activity by providing fun opportunities for folks to get active with their family and neighbors. This physical activity campaign was developed with the generous assistance of Joanne […]

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We’re Hiring!

Graham Children’s Health Services is a wonderful place to work!  Please take a look at the job descriptions below and share with your networks. These positions will remain open until the right candidates are hired. Administrative Assistant: Youth Team Advisor:  

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Summer Food Program 2016

Thanks to incredible community volunteers, this summer we delivered 600 boxes of food staples, fresh produce, healthy recipes and children’s books to local families.  This is what we heard from some of the recipients of the food boxes… “My son liked to wait by the window, watching for our box to be delivered.  He tried food […]

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Mitchell Yancey Substance Abuse Task Force Awarded Drug Free Communities Grant By White House

We are pleased to announce that the Mitchell Yancey Substance Abuse Task Force (MYSATF), a program of Graham Children’s Health Services, has been awarded a “Drug Free Communities” grant by the White House Drug Policy Office! This grant will enable the Task Force to implement the the nationally recognized Youth to Youth International program model to implement youth […]

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2016 Summer Resource Guide for Kids & Families

Dear Parents, We hope you find this Summer Resource Guide helpful as you plan summer activities for your children. There are many free or low-cost activities in our community to help your children stay active and be engaged while they are enjoying summer break. Read more under our resource guide tab………Available in Spanish !!  

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WNC Rural Health Initiative

WNC Rural Health Initiative Mountain Area Health Education Center’s (MAHEC) WNC Rural Health Initiative is partnering with providers and community leaders in Mitchell and Yancey counties to develop the Mitchell-Yancey Rural Teaching Hub. Blake Fagan, MD, MAHEC’s Chief Education Officer, is spearheading this initiative, and is working alongside Christa Currie, JD, Sarah Thach, MPH, and […]

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Burnsville Fit Families 5K

  2016 Burnsville Fit Families 5K Saturday, May 14, 2016   Congratulations to Yates Hockaday overall male winner and Reagan Houchard overall female winner. Go to the 5K page to see more results and pics!

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