Yeatman-Liddell Students Create Mural for Healthy Living Effort
Yeatman-Liddell Preparatory Middle School students and staff worked long and hard to develop a beautiful mural that promotes community and a healthy lifestyle. The mural was installed at New Carrie's Corner Market, 4500 Athlone, on May 28, 2015, with many guests and supporters in attendance from North Campus, St. Louis YouthBuild and the University of Missouri - Extension St. Louis Healthy Corner Store Project.
The owners of the market, Gary and Melba Willis, received a Certificate of Completion for their participation in the project, which works to add healthy options to the food available at small corner stores and markets in the city, primarily in neighborhoods without adequate supermarkets or other sources of affordable healthy food. The project engages local store owners, community residents and organizations in a set of strategies to increase healthy and fresh food options in St. Louis neighborhoods.