Iola’s trail system was in the running to be named Kansas Trail Guide Town of the Year, and Iola won the poll by a landslide! Thrive Allen County will be presented the award for the 2017 Kansas Trail Guide Town of the Year on Thursday, July 20 at 2pm at the Thrive Allen County conference room, 9 […]
Beginning this summer Thrive is offering a new Diabetes Prevention Program to help residents prevent Type 2 diabetes. The program is designed to create lasting lifestyle changes in participants. A lifestyle coach works to educate participants in the skills they need to make lasting changes—losing a modest amount of weight, being more physically active, and […]
Have you seen the new Allen County Bike Share bikes on the downtown Iola square? Thrive Allen County, in partnership with Velo+, has purchased 10 bikes for this pilot program. The bikes are located outside of Thrive Allen County and Wavefire Games and are available free-of-charge for 24 hours to anyone who can show an i.d. to employees […]
We are honored to partner with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas to design and implement new approaches to help rural Kansans live healthier, better lives.
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 […]
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.
Nominations are now open for the 2016 Thrive Awards, recognizing organizations and individuals doing exceptional things in our community!
The Kansas Alliance for Wellness recently highlighted the Allen County GROW (Growing Rural Opportunities Works) Food and Farm Council in a short video.
Thrive Allen County is pleased to announce the appointment of Ben Alexander as Thrive’s Deputy Director.
A new 0.4-mile connector trail will link the popular 6.5-mile Southwind Rail Trail with the new Lehigh Portland Trails system.
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