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Opportunities to Thrive

Thrive Allen County is excited to announce our participation in the AmeriCorps VISTA national anti-poverty service program. Join us to help build the healthiest rural county in Kansas!

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The Lehigh Portland Trails
Are Officially Open!

Allen County's newest trail system offers amazing scenery and over 7 miles of gravel and singletrack trails for hiking, running, and biking. This is a truly special place.

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Iola Adopts Complete Streets Policy

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The Iola City Council has enacted a Complete Streets Policy, ensuring that safe and convenient transportation options are considered for all future infrastructure projects in the city.

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Thrive Allen County is the 2014
Kansas Organizational Health Champion

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Sharrows Improve Bicycle Safety in Iola

City of Iola crews have installed the first sharrows in Allen County, an important step improving public health and in making Iola the most cyclist and pedestrian-friendly small town in Kansas.

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Economic Development

Thrive helps to encourage, develop, and recruit businesses that improve the vitality and resilience of the Allen County economy.


Thrive assists businesses and individuals in navigating the sometimes complex and intimidating healthcare system.

Healthy Lifestyles

Thrive encourages people to improve their lives through healthy choices and daily activity.


Thrive works to educate the public about nutrition, healthy lifestyles, and the difficult choices we make every day to improve our lives.

Come Home

Come home and help to make Allen County the healthiest and economically robust county in the state of Kansas.

Get Involved

Thrive works by engaging the passion, vision, and energy of individuals, organizations, and businesses to improve the quality of life in Allen County.