The Village of North Bend (pop. 857) is located in the southwest corner of Ohio in Hamilton County, 15 miles west of downtown Cincinnati and 6 miles east of the Ohio/Indiana state line.
How North Bend THRIVES!:
- A WeTHRIVE! Community: The village was awarded a WeTHRIVE! Community Mini-Grant in July 2013. Funding was provided by Hamilton County Public Health’s Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
- A Committed Village Council: In September 2013, Village Council amended its Charter to establish a permanent WeTHRIVE! Wellness Committee. Team members attended WeTHRIVE! Ambassador Training.
- WeTHRIVE! Team Members:
Patty Hartoin, Margaret Knapp, Marilyn Kramer, Deb Lindeman, Jeanne Mooney, Fran Romweber, Tia Ruehlmann, Doug Sammons (mayor), Lisa Sammons, and Rick Schultz.
- Selected Pathway(s): Chronic Disease