In June, Allen County rode nearly 7000 miles in the National Bike Challenge, moving up in the national rankings, and placing 3 of the top 10 cities in Kansas. Let’s keep it up … ride your bike and log those miles!
The Southwind Rail Trail was in fine condition for its first birthday party, with a nice little crowd enjoying food, fun and fellowship, and nature.
Allen County is doing very well in the National Bike Challenge, ranking number one in Kansas and number 5 in the nation, on a per-capita basis. Keep it up!
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.
The 2014 edition of The Movement Allen County began with a kickoff event at Riverfront Stadium in Iola this week. The county-wide eight-week healthy living initiative runs from May 5-June 27.
The National Bike Challenge is a fun program that encourages people to ride their bikes, and offers a bit of friendly competition, along with a chance to win some great prizes along the way.
This week, City of Iola crews installed the first sharrows in Allen County, an important step improving public health and in making Iola the most cyclist and pedestrian-friendly small town in Kansas.
April 17th was the first edition of the Allen County Farmer’s Market for 2014. There were chilly temperatures and gray skies, but that didn’t prevent a nice turnout of vendors and shoppers.
Walk Score is a web site that attempts to provide guidance about how walkable a community is, by calculating a score for a given address, based on its proximity to amenities such as grocery stores, schools, shopping, professional services, churches, entertainment, and recreation. The walk score for an overall community is based on a average […]
The Southwind Rail Trail grand opening ceremony was June 8th in Iola, with over 100 people in attendance.
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
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Iola, KS 66749