THRIVE! Southern Lorain County is a Community Collaborative focused on improving the health of residents of Brighton Township, Camden Township, Huntington Township, Kipton Village, Pittsfield Township, Rochester Township, Rochester Village, Wellington Township, and Wellington Village.
Goal: Increase access to affordable opportunities to live healthier through improved nutrition, increased physical activity, and informed decision making.
Initiatives: Enhancing the Wellington Farmer's Market, increasing availability of fresh foods available at "corner store" establishments, offering free healthy cooking demonstrations to the public, improving walking paths in the townships, and aligning annual events with healthy options, messaging and resources.
Partners: First Congregational Church of Wellington | First United Methodist Church of Wellington | Herrick Memorial Library | Huntington Township | Inner Circle Personal Fitness | Kiwanis of Wellington | Lansman's Shape Shop | Lorain County Community College | Lorain County General Health District | Lorain County Metro Parks | Lorain County Office on Aging - Southern Satellite Office | Main Street Wellington | Mercy Allen Hospital | Oberlin Community Services | Rochester Township | United Way of Greater Lorain County | Wellington Salvation Army | Wellington Village | WellHelp | YMCA of Greater Cleveland