The South Dakota Department of Health’s Comprehensive Cancer Control Program, in collaboration with the WorkWell Partnership, is offering grants to help protect outdoor workers from sun damage. Up to five applicants will be funded with up to $1,000 each to help them implement a UV Protection Policy for their worksite. Workers who spend a majority of that workday outdoors are at increased risk for skin cancer, which is the most common form of cancer in the United States and the most preventable. Applications are due by Feb. 15. Learn more
As you plan for the new year, be sure to include plenty of outside time. But, don’t wait for summer, either. Winter is full of fun activities, such as snowshoeing, ice skating, and skiing. Even a good old snowball fight gets you out and active!
Several deserving individuals and organizations were recognized at the 2016 conference for their work to further park and recreation initiatives in South Dakota. Congratulations to all the award winners and thanks for your contributions!