Polk Fit, Fresh and Friendly — PF3 — is a nonprofit consortium of volunteers dedicated to making a difference in the health and wellness of Polk County, NC. Our name reflects the mission of a broad-based group of community leaders, health professionals, and concerned community members working together to plan and implement effective strategies to promote wellness in our community.
2019 Brings Changes to PF3
Effective January 4, 2019, Buffy Ashmore resigned her part-time staff positions at PF3 to accept a full time role at St. Luke’s Hospital.While we are sad to see her go, we are pleased to welcome her to our board as the Foothills Health Network representative.
Our part time Executive Director position is temporarily vacant as Yanet Cisneros welcomed a new addition to her family in mid-January.We look forward to having her back with us in late March.
Polk Substance Abuse Coalition (PSAC) Gears up to Apply for Drug Free Communities Grant PF3, through its Polk Substance Abuse Coalition (PSAC) action team, is preparing to apply for a 5-year Drug Free Communities grant.Polk County Community Foundation (PCCF) provided financial assistance for travel to Washington DC for grant training. We are most appreciative of PCCF’s support!Polk County Commissioners have agreed to be the fiscal agent for the grant funds, if awarded.Many thanks to Polk County for partnering with us in this effort!
Every Little Bit Helps… As a nonprofit agency, we need your help to help others in Polk County. Click here to make a much-needed and much-appreciated online donation.
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Our general meetings take place every other month on the fourth Thursday of the month (except November). Meetings are held in the Community Room at the Polk County Public Library in Columbus from noon to 1 p.m.
2019 Schedule January 24 March 28 May 23 July 25 September 26