Allen County has been selected as a finalist for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's National Culture of Health Prize. This national prize honors communities that act on the belief that everyone has a role to play in driving change and improving community health.
The Kansas House Health and Human Services committee is scheduled to receive testimony in support of House Bill 2064, which would expand Medicaid in our state. Sunflower Foundation issued this written testimony.
The Sunflower Foundation Board of Trustees has approved a statewide $120,000 pilot project focused on supporting community-based strategies to address food access needs in rural areas, such as strengthening local grocery stores.
They call themselves “Loopers.” They are dozens of Lawrencians who, each in their own way, are working to make the “Lawrence Loop” a reality: a 22-mile, fully accessible trail all the way around the city. It's a vision more than 20 years in the making—and it's coming close to a reality.