Lamar was one of three communities chosen to participate in the Healthy Places Initiative sponsored by the Colorado Health Foundation. Lamar received a $1 million grant to be spent, over three years, on infrastructure improvements and programs designed to. Here are the results so far:
KEEPING UP THE MOMENTUM
The Healthy Places initiative has helped us build partnerships and a stronger community! With this foundation, we will continue to work together to make big things happen.
Here’s what’s next:
- Co-creation of a new organization dedicated to creating a healthy, thriving community through collaboration
- Investment of $1-5 million dollars in Lamar to transform its places and programs to INSPIRE more kids and families to enjoy and explore the great outdoors
- Commitment to a community-led movement by continuing to invest in community engagement efforts and adult and youth leadership development
Visit us at Facebook.com/lamarhealthyplaces to stay up to date on projects, community events, and ways you can get involved.