Greater Muskegon was chosen as one of the Wellville 5! Thank you to everyone who helped make this happen... it will take us to the next level in our continuing work to make our community the healthiest in Michigan! Click here to read the press release.
"Wellville" is a symbol for communities working to improve five health-related and economic metrics in a five-year period.The Way to Wellville effort is sponsored by the Health Initiative Coordinating Council, also known as HICCup. Esther Dyson, a philanthropist and angel investor to several health and technology start-ups and firms, founded the Simsbury, Conn.-based nonprofit organization in 2013.
1 in 21, the Healthy Muskegon County initiative launched by the Muskegon Rotary Club three years ago, has been working to build a culture of health in our community. The Wellville contest will help us reach our goal of becoming the healthiest community in 2021!
Read more here.
View community videos in support of the Way to Wellville (and upload your own!) on our You Tube channel here.
Listen to an interview with Ken Kraus and Linda Juarez, co-chairs of the 1 in 21 effort, on on Michigan Radio's Stateside program.