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 […]
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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:
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 […]
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 […]
The Allen County Bike Share program has added a new location in Iola at Allen Community College. Thrive Allen County has purchased 5 bikes through a grant from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas to grow the Allen County Bike Share fleet to 20. The bikes are available free-of-charge for 24 hours at a time […]
Thrive purchased and moved into the Kress Building (9 South Jefferson) in July of 2016 to better fit our growing staff and needs. The building has been undergoing extensive renovations to turn it into our new home. We are excited to show you our newly renovated space on Tuesday, September 19! You are invited to join us at […]
Thrive is known as THE go-to place for Navigator assistance. Our Navigators have helped to reduce Allen County’s uninsured rate from 21% in 2013 to 10% in 2016. Over four Open Enrollments our Navigators have seen more than 1,000 people, assisting consumers with applications, enrollment into insurance plans and educating them on how to understand […]
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.
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