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.
Since 2009 when Country Mart closed, the top priority of many Allen Countians has been having a standalone grocery store in Iola. Thrive began recruiting a store in 2012, and we’re thrilled to report that G & W Foods opened their doors in the heart of Iola on the old hospital development site on January 5th! Prior to its opening, Senator […]
As we look back at 2017 there is so much to be proud of in Allen County. This was the year of ribbon cuttings. Velo+ bike shop opened in April, and 54 Fitness in Moran came to fruition. In May the LaHarpe Playground sprang to life. And in September, Thrive cut the ribbon on our […]
Thrive Allen County would like to thank all of our sponsors who have partnered with us to make our 10th Annual Awards Banquet our biggest and best yet! Prior to this year, the most people attending a Thrive Annual Awards Banquet has been 300. On Friday, November 17, we are expecting 550 people to pack […]
Join Thrive Allen County and your fellow community members as we celebrate a Decade of Dynamism on Friday, November 17th. This will be Thrive’s 10th Anniversary Awards Banquet and we would love to have all our friends join us to celebrate. There will be a social at The Frame Shop in Humboldt from 5:00pm-6:00pm (a […]
On September 19, Allen County, KS was announced as one of eight winners of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation 2017 Culture of Health Prize. As part of this recognition, RWJF created the following video of our community: