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!
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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.
Allen County continues to roll up an impressive performance in the National Bike Challenge, ranking as the top rural bicycling county in the nation, on pace for over 30,000 miles.
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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Allen County Events
- Apr 29, 2017
Down Syndrome 5K & Fun Run: 3-2-1-Go! On the Southwind Rail Trail, Humboldt KS.
- May 1, 2017
National Bike Challenge Begins: Spin your wheels and log your miles.
- May 10, 2017
National Bike to School Day: Bike to school for National Bike Month!
- May 19, 2017
National Bike to Work Day: Choose a fun and healthy commute!
- Jun 3, 2017
National Trails Day: Join the country's largest celebration of trails!