Bringing a community back: Thrive moves to renovate Kress 5-10-25 Cent Store In the Christmas classic, “It’s a Wonderful Life,” George Bailey is gifted in a moment of crisis with the vision of what his life and work meant to the tiny community of Bedford Falls. In that spirit, we invite you to reflect on […]
Dedicated Thrive staff go the extra mile to ensure resident housing.
Please join us for the next county-wide community conversation at the New Thrive Building on June 2, 2016.
The Lehigh Portland Trails are temporarily closed while screenings are being installed. Please stay off the trails until further notice.
The 2016 edition of the County Health Rankings show that Allen County has made significant strides in many areas, while facing continued challenges in others.
Demolition of the former Allen County Hospital is expected to be complete by Christmas, in preparation for a new mixed-use development in the heart of Iola.
The G&W Foods supermarket chain has submitted a letter of intent to build a new store in Iola, to be accompanied by housing, in a mixed-use development on the site of the former Allen County Hospital.
In the latest release of the national County Health Rankings, Allen County ranked at 87 out of 101 Kansas Counties reporting.
Gates Corporation, which has been a mainstay of Allen County industry for 40 years, is investing $24 million in an expansion of their Iola facility, bringing 25-30 new jobs to the community.
You’re invited to help celebrate the first anniversary of the opening of the Southwind Rail Trail. Meet at 10am at both ends of the trail for refreshments, trail trivia and prizes to be won.
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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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!