Through the efforts of a unique community-corporate partnership, the Dillons Trailhead was recently completed in Hutchinson linking many of the community's existing trails. To learn more, please view this month's Health Happenings eNews video.
Community leaders, program participants and organizational partners gathered in Wichita recently for the grand opening of the Kansas Leadership Center and Kansas Health Foundation Conference Center. To learn more, please view a photo album from the grand opening or watch a video about the new building. More information can also be found on a video or in the publication about the Foundation's funding of leadership initiatives through the years.
Though progress has been made through the years on reducing tobacco use, there has been no progress made reducing smoking among Kansans living with serious mental illness. In response to this problem, the Foundation is launching a new initiative, through its Fellows program, to address the issue and mitigate the negative impact it has on Kansans. Learn more
Bill Docking recently concluded a decade of service to the Kansas Health Foundation Board of Directors. In his honor, the Foundation is providing a grant to the nonprofit of Docking's choice in his hometown of Arkansas City. To learn more, please read the official news release.
The Supporting Food Policy Councils Initiative, is a Request for Proposal (RFP) process to fund publicly appointed food policy councils (FPCs) throughout Kansas. To learn more about this new RFP and how to apply, please click here.