How we THRIVED in 2018

At the annual WeTHRIVE! Recognition Event in December, we celebrated more than 50 communities, schools, child care providers, and champions for their commitment to improving health, safety, and vitality across Hamilton County in 2018. In preparation for this event, I took a trip down memory lane to think about how…

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Students lead education on tobacco policy

Last spring, Taylor High School students successfully advocated for the Three Rivers School Board to make the district 100% tobacco-free. Now they are educating people about the new policy and teaching middle school students about the dangers of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs.

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Winton Woods students create anti-tobacco radio spots

Winton Woods High School students Elijah Parker and Jada Davis are best friends who are using their voices to fight tobacco use. With help from WeTHRIVE!, PreventionFIRST!, and the Underground, they created and recorded anti-tobacco radio spots that air on 101.1 FM The Wiz. The Underground in Forest Park runs a free…

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Tessa Kennedy | Citizen Spotlight

Family: Parents Kristy and Jack Kennedy, and three siblings. Job: Student, graduating senior, student body president at Taylor High School. Community: Cleves Interesting Fact: Tessa will attend Miami University on a full academic scholarship. Making a Difference with WeTHRIVE!: Buzz Patrol: Tessa is one of 12 students in Mrs. Nancy Flickinger’s…

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