Parrish Manor Creates Active Community Spaces

Walking trails, a picnic area, a community garden and sports programs are all part of an active plan to encourage exercise and healthy weight at Parrish Manor. Chris Parrish, founder and director of The Nessie Foundation, is building partnerships and making changes with a focus on improving the health of residents at the manufactured home community. Read more in The News & Observer about the healthier environment at Parrish Manor, which is evolving with the help of a three-year Healthy Places, Active Spaces grant funded by the John Rex Endowment.