Hello ARPA Members,

We are reaching out today with some exciting news. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama recently announced a state-wide partnership with National Fitness Campaign to launch a new round of $500,000 in grant funding to support the growth of the NFC initiative across Alabama. If you are not yet familiar with the campaign, the program is designed to bring world-class wellness infrastructure to public spaces, along with consulting, funding, and community programming support.

Please see the BCBS press release and NFC 3-minute video describing the program below:

Press release: https://opelikaobserver.com/blue-cross-and-blue-shield-nfc-to-build-outdoor-fitness-courts-across-alabama/

Campaign Video: nationalfitnesscampaign.com/watch

The NFC is pleased to provide priority access to briefings for park agencies and ARPA members from around the state who may be interested in qualifying for funding and partnership to attend a 30-minute briefing and consider receiving a feasibility study.

Please respond to this email to let us know if you are interested in attending a priority briefing and we will assist in scheduling a 30-minute zoom call with our partners at National Fitness Campaign to support qualification for your community.