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Coalition Encourages Bicycling

Healthy Communities is promoting bicycling among its citizens and has purchased bike racks to place around downtown Frankfurt, which will be installed this spring.  The bike racks will come in two different designs and painted green for healthy communities. According to Carol Price, the racks will help create a convenient atmosphere for people to make […]

Coalition celebrates county health gains

On October 17, 2013, the Healthy Communities Coalition celebrated advances in local health measures at a luncheon at Hawthorn Hall, where Indiana State Department Chief Medical Officer Joan Duwve, commended the coalition on its hand in pulling Clinton County’s health ranking from 51st to 34th in the state in just three years.  “You guys today […]

Frankfort Awarded $2.2 Million for South Maish Road

In July of 2012, Frankfort Mayor Chris McBarnes announded that with an additional award of $2,262,517 in Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Group III funds, the City of Frankfort secured the funding necessary to make South Maish Road the community’s first Complete Streets project… Construction on the South Maish Road project from 200 feet south of […]

Red Ribbon Week

1600 students at BlueRidge Primary, Green Meadows Intermediate and Suncrest Elementary participated in Red Ribbon Week activities provided by Healthy Communities Coalition and their schools. Students in grades k-2 created tobacco free banners for their schools hall for each grade level as they learned about the dangers of using tobacco products. They were able to […]

The Great American Smokeout

The Great American Smokeout on Thursday, November 17th will include a Cold Turkey challenge. If a person pledges to give up smoking for 24 hours and throws away his current pack of cigarettes the downtown Frankfort restaurants are providing FREE cold turkey sandwichs. Restaurants participating are: Main Street Pub & Eatery, Arni’s on the Square, and […]