Thrive Allen County is pleased to announce that Allen County has been awarded a “Culture of Health” prize from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
About Thrive Allen County
Thrive Allen County harnesses the strengths of local people to build healthier, more vibrant communities in Allen County, Kansas.
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A decade of leadership and investments have made Allen County Kansas a ‘Culture of Health’ model for rural communities across the nation.
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 […]
People for Bikes has awarded Thrive a $10,000 grant towards completion of the “King of Trails” bike/ped bridge over Elm Creek in Iola.
Apply today for this new position to help build Thrive’s capacity to serve as the backbone organization for a statewide rural health advocacy network.
Dedicated Thrive staff go the extra mile to ensure resident housing.
Join together in a community project to help build a playground in LaHarpe City Park on October 9th. We Are Allen County. Let’s ACT Together!
Nominations are now open for the 2016 Thrive Awards, recognizing organizations and individuals doing exceptional things in our community!
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
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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!