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Cloverdale Community School Receives $2500 CVS Caremark Community Grant


Pictured above, left to right: Traci Scott, CHS; Laura Perrelle, CVS Pharmacist; Mike Frame, CVS Store Manager; and Lisa Baker, RN for Cloverdale High School. (Courtesy Photo) Pictured above, left to right: Traci Scott, CHS; Laura Perrelle, CVS Pharmacist; Mike Frame, CVS Store Manager; and Lisa Baker, RN for Cloverdale High School. (Courtesy Photo) Cloverdale Community School Corporation recently received a $2,500 CVS Caremark Community Grant. The Community Grants Program was created by CVS Caremark as part of its commitment to help people achieve their best health by providing financial assistance to programs that are focused on wellness and prevention. The support from CVS Caremark will help CCSC host a free weekly fitness class.

CCSC will be offering free fitness classes, consisting of cardio and strength training. These classes will be held every Saturday beginning February 22 at 1 p.m. at Cloverdale High School. The Clover Power Hour will be taught by certified local instructors and is open to the public. This program is for men as well as woman and is suitable for all fitness levels.

“We are very excited to be able to offer, with the help of CVS, this free fitness opportunity for our community. The CVS Community Caremark Grant will allow us to provide the necessary equipment and certified instructors for the Cloverdale Power Hour. Our goal is to promote the link between exercise opportunities and improved overall health” states Lisa Baker RN, CCSC Student Health Advisory Council- Chair.

For more information about the Clover Power Hour please feel free to contact Lisa Baker RN 795-4203, ubaker@cloverdale. k12.in.us or Traci Scott at tscott@cloverdale. k12.in.us

“As a pharmacy innovation company, we are committed to building healthier communities. We believe one of the keys to helping people on their path to better health is by providing wellness and prevention programs,” said Eileen Howard Boone, Senior Vice President, Corporate Philanthropy & Sustainability, CVS Caremark. “We are pleased to support the work that CCSC does in the community and we look forward to working with them in fulfilling their program’s mission.”

CCSC was selected to receive a grant through the CVS Caremark Community Grants 2013 application process. Grants were awarded to programs offered in a community or public school setting that help build healthy habits such as chronic disease management, nutrition and exercise and health screenings.

CVS Caremark Community Grants 2013 were also awarded to inclusive programs targeted at supporting wellness initiatives for children with disabilities such as physi- cal activity and play. The goal of the CVS Caremark Community Grants Program is to help people achieve their best possible health outcomes.

About CVS Caremark

CVS Caremark is dedicated to helping people on their path to better health as the largest integrated pharmacy company in the United States. Through the company’s more than 7,400 CVS/pharmacy stores; its leading pharmacy benefit manager serving more than 60 million plan members; and its retail health clinic system, the largest in the nation with more than 600 MinuteClinic locations, it is a market leader in mail order, retail and specialty pharmacy, retail clinics, and Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plans. As a pharmacy innovation company with an unmatched breadth of capabilities, CVS Caremark continually strives to improve health and lower costs by developing new approaches such as its unique Pharmacy Advisor program that helps people with chronic diseases such as diabetes obtain and stay on their medications.

Find more information about how CVS Caremark is reinventing pharmacy for better health at info. cvscaremark.com.

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