Boys & Girls Clubs of the Upstate has a photography exhibit on display at Chapman Cultural Center in Spartanburg, S.C. from now until May 30. The exhibit is a part of the ImageMakers Project. More than 200 fourth through eighth-grade club members participated in this project from January-May 2013. There are more than 150 original prints on display.
Fortyone percent of Spartanburg County fifthgraders are overweight or obese, according to recent data released by the Spartanburg Childhood Obesity Taskforce. Over the course of the 20122013 school year, task force members collaborated with staff in all seven Spartanburg County school districts to collect consistent body mass index data for 10,426 first, third, and fifthgraders.