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:
Thrive Allen County is pleased to announce that Allen County has been awarded a “Culture of Health” prize from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
A decade of leadership and investments have made Allen County Kansas a ‘Culture of Health’ model for rural communities across the nation.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Recognizes Allen County for Transforming Rural Community Health IOLA, Kansas (September 19, 2017) Allen County, Kansas is one of eight winners of the 2017 RWJF Culture of Health Prize awarded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The Prize honors communities for their unwavering efforts to ensure all residents have the opportunity […]
You need to take into account both housing and transportation costs in order to evaluate the affordability of a community.
Thrive Allen County has been a leader in working to bring down the uninsured rate in our region, cutting it by over half in just a few years.
Learn about the history and renovation of a historic building into Thrive’s new office and meeting space.
Are Bike Share systems only for big cities, or can they work in rural areas, too? Metro bike shares certainly get all the attention, but the need for bike share in rural locales is in many ways even more acute. Over the last decade, Allen County has made significant investments in its built environment, including […]
Thrive Allen County presents awards each year in November to organizations and individuals doing exceptional work in our community. We do this because good work deserves to be recognized, and because it’s important to celebrate success! Four awards are given for excellence in our primary program areas: Health and Wellness; Recreation; Education; and Economic Development. The Donna Talkington […]
Thrive’s mission is to support and encourage programs, policies and resources that promote access to healthcare, healthy lifestyles, and positive community conversation that improves the well-being of residents of Allen County, Kansas.
Thrive Allen County
9 South Jefferson Avenue
Iola, KS 66749