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Aug 26

Princess Theater Partners with Public Health

Karen Bender has a long history of helping out her community.  She is always eager to lend an ear when anyone asks about ways to improve her hometown of Mount Ayr.  She currently works as the Director of the Mount Ayr Chamber of Commerce and Ringgold County Economic Development and manages the Princess Theater.  Community […]

May 13

Bike to School Events Draw Large Crowds

Did anyone see a long parade of kids, parents, and community members biking and walking last week in Mount Ayr or Diagonal? You weren’t seeing things. Those long lines of people having fun using active transportation — that is using our own two feet to travel — was in celebration of National Bike and Walk to […]

Apr 30

Celebrate National Bike and Walk to School (or Work!) Week

Ringgold County Public Health (RCPH) is working hard to promote the benefits of regular physical activity via walking and bicycling. Some fairly intelligent people have believed in the power of bicycles. For instance, do you remember a fellow named Albert Einstein? He had a particular fondness for riding a bicycle. He even said once that […]

Apr 22

Ringgold County Teams Log 3,696 Hours of Physical Activity in Wellness Challenge

Ten teams from Ringgold County recorded a combined total of 3,696 hours of physical activity in the Live Healthy Iowa (LHI) 10-Week Wellness Challenge that concluded in April. Participation in LHI programs has steadily increased in recent years as Ringgold County Public Health (RCPH) continues their work through a Community Transformation Grant (CTG) to engage […]