Thrive helps to encourage, develop, and recruit businesses that improve the vitality and resilience of the Allen County economy.
Thrive works to educate the public about nutrition, healthy lifestyles, and the difficult choices we make every day to improve our lives.
Thrive Allen County is hosting its first-ever bicycling event, a new annual bikes-and-music festival called the Portland Alley Pedalfest, scheduled for September 12-13, 2015 in Iola, Kansas.
You’re invited to a countywide conversation, aimed towards making Allen County the healthiest rural county in the state of Kansas.
The G&W Foods supermarket chain has submitted a letter of intent to build a new store in Iola, to be accompanied by housing, in a mixed-use development on the site of the former Allen County Hospital.
A recent statewide public opinion poll shows that Kansas voters overwhelmingly support the proposed expansion of the state’s Medicaid program, with support among Republicans, Independents and Democrats.
Thrive Allen County Executive Director David Toland spoke about Allen County’s growing trails system at this month’s See, Hear Iola presentation.