Mayor Steve Benjamin and the City of Columbia to Host Let’s Move! Columbia Easter Eggstravaganza

Join Mayor Steve Benjamin and his family along with the City of Columbia for the 8th annual Let’s Move! Columbia Easter Eggstravaganza. 

This year’s event will include games, eggs-ercises, face painting, exhibitors, refreshments and more! 

The event will be held on Saturday, March 24 from 2-5 p.m. at Finlay Park, 930 Laurel St.

The event is free and open to children ages 3-12.

For more information, contact the Columbia Parks & Recreation Department at 803-545-3100.

City Announces Let’s Move! Columbia Family Wellness Challenge Winners

Three families were selected as the winners of the Let’s Move! Columbia Family Wellness Challenge, a 12-week wellness challenge offered by the City of Columbia.
The winners were announced on Saturday, July 22, 2017, during the final wellness challenge ceremony held at the Katheryn M. Bellfield Booker Washington Heights Cultural Arts Center.
“I want to congratulate all of our participants who made it to the end of this 12-week wellness journey,” Councilwoman Tameika Isaac Devine said. “This journey was not about losing weight but about bringing families together and showing them that they can incorporate healthy habits into their daily lives – and they can do it in a fun way.”
The top three families who had the most points at the end of challenge were named the winners. Those families are:

• The Samuels Family, Grand Prize winner (prizes valued at $1,000)
• The Gunn Family, Second Place winner (prizes valued at $500)
• The Suber Family, Third Place winner (prizes valued at $250)