The “Marmaton Market” is the name chosen by Moran area residents who are working to convert the current Stub’s Market grocery store into a food cooperative. This group consists of Moran PRIDE/Thrive members, teachers, business owners, church members, ministers, retirees and students. The Marmaton Market is also supported by Thrive Allen County and Americorps VISTA. […]
Allen County’s new bicycle shop Velo+ will have its grand opening on Saturday, April 29th, from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. at 112 South Washington Ave. A group of bicyclists will be riding down from Lenexa, the home of the original Velo+, for the Grand Opening and we encourage local riders from Iola and the surrounding […]
Please join a community-wide discussion about the future of Downtown Humboldt, on Wednesday, March 1, at 5:30 PM at the Room on the Square.
Please join a community-wide discussion about the future of Downtown Iola, on Tuesday, February 7, at 6:00 PM.
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 […]
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!
Progress continues on the redevelopment of the former Allen County Hospital site in Iola, with construction on tap for this Spring.
Thrive is proud to have helped residents in Mildred Kansas retain their iconic country market, The Mildred Store.
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.
The Lehigh Portland Trail system has been in the news recently, featured in both the Iola Register newspaper and on KOAM television. Excitement is building!
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!