Thrive Allen County is pleased to announce a new program to help prevent Type 2 diabetes. with a free introductory class on Tuesday, February 23rd.
The Iola City Council has enacted a Complete Streets Policy, ensuring that safe and convenient transportation options are considered for all future infrastructure projects in the city.
We have sobering tobacco statistics here in Iola and Allen County. The Tobacco 21 initiative would restrict the sale of all tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21.
The practice of designing a community’s built environment so that is is safe and convenient for all types of travelers known as “Complete Streets”.
Congratulations to our National Bike Challenge riders, who logged over 28,000 miles and finished #1 in Kansas and #6 in the nation.
Thrive recently helped celebrate completion of the new decorative archways over the Southwind Rail Trail and the Prairie Spirit Trail in Humboldt and Iola.
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!
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!
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.
Thrive Allen County
9 South Jefferson Avenue
Iola, KS 66749