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  • The Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Foundation has awarded a grant totaling nearly $265,000 to East Mississippi Community College to enhance the Wellness Center at the Scooba campus and provide an outdoor fitness facility that will be open to the public, according to a news release from EMCC. The Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Foundation awarded a grant totaling $ 211,086 for the previous year that was used to purchase all new exercise equipment for the Scooba Wellness Center and to implement health and wellness initiatives on campus, in the local schools, and the community.
  • “The Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Foundation is committed to supporting our state’s colleges and universities in their efforts to develop innovative health initiatives,” said Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Foundation Executive Director Sheila Grogan in a statement. “We are proud to support EMCC in its efforts to provide wellness opportunities for the students, staff and community. This grant will help to build a culture of wellness on the EMCC campus, which will extend into the surrounding community and schools.”
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