You need to take into account both housing and transportation costs in order to evaluate the affordability of a community.
Entries by Randy Rasa
A groundbreaking cemetery for the new G&W Foods will be held on Wednesday, October 26 at 4pm, at 101 South First in Iola. U.S. Senator Jerry Moran and local dignitaries will preside at the groundbreaking of this new 18,000 square foot store in the heart of Iola. Come and join us!
With tremendous volunteer and community support, the Lehigh Portland Trails are moving forward towards a grand opening in Summer 2016.
News about what makes for thriving and vibrant communities: Trail Grants, Best Kansas Trails, Governor’s Council on Fitness, Circles, Urban Amenities in Rural Communities.
News from healthy, vibrant, and thriving communities around Kansas, including Iola, Fort Scott, Garden City, and Columbus. Also: Active Kids Learn Better!
Check out the latest news about ongoing efforts to help build healthy, vibrant, and thriving communities around Kansas.
Please join us for the Mildred Community Conversation at the Mildred Store. October 20th, at 7:00pm. We want to hear from you.
The 2014 National Bike Challenge is now complete, and Allen County went out on top, finishing as the number one Local Challenge for the month of September.
Four months down, one to go, and Allen County continues to thrive in the National Bike Challenge, with local residents riding over 26,000 miles so far. Let’s keep up the momentum and finish strong!
Good news from around Kansas, including Pittsburg, Hoisington, Abilene, and other cities working to help build healthy, vibrant, and thriving communities.
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
Where Are We?
Allen County Events
- Sep 29, 2017
Buster Keaton Celebration: Celebrate the life and work of Buster Keaton
- Oct 4, 2017
International Walk to School Day: Help Allen County schoolchildren celebrate the freedom to walk and bike to school!
- Oct 7, 2017
Biblesta Run for the Son: 3K Walk and 5K Run, part of the Biblesta festival in Humboldt
- Oct 12, 2017
Farm City Days: City of Iola festival with carnival, parade, vendors and entertainment!
- Nov 17, 2017
Thrive Annual Dinner: Come help celebrate!