Forest Park has been a WeTHRIVE!℠ community since 2014. City council adopted the WeTHRIVE! Overall and Community Health Resolutions in October 2014.

WeTHRIVE! Pathway(s):
Chronic Disease

WeTHRIVE! Team:
Loretta Allen, Ashley Barrow, Anne Burghart, Kim Chelf, Annette Dean, Jay Dennis, Rebecca Eavers, Inez Edmondson, Donnieta Edwards, Keva Elam, Jan Harper-Jackson, Jermaine Hill, Cristie Iwasko, Alfie Jones, Karen Jones, Jennifer Lipke, Stephen Moje, Dee Moore, Rosalind Moore, Pam Philips, Natombi Simpson, Lula Whitehead, Donna Turnbow Williams, Marianna Zdinak.

Contact:
Kim Chelf: KChelf@forestpark.org or 513-595-5272.
Jermaine Hill: jermaineh@forestpark.org or 513-595-5291.

Projects & Programs:

  • Community Bike Ride
  • Know Your Numbers health screening events
  • Freestore Foodbank Produce Pop Ups
  • 5K race in partnership with Sickle Cell Awareness Group
  • Stepping On fall prevention program
  • Thriving Communities grant from Interact for Health
  • Community Health Assessment (November 2016)
  • Gym shoe fundraiser/donation for Winton Woods students
  • OSU Extension healthy cooking class series (spring & fall 2018)
  • Our Harvest local produce drop-off program
  • Summer fitness series
  • Outdoor adult fitness equipment at Central Park
  • Tobacco-free policy (city parks and playgrounds)
  • Direct On Scene Education (DOSE) program (infant safe sleep)
  • Safe Sleep Education
  • Forest Park Community Day
  • Taekwondo classes for Winton Woods Schools staff
  • Tree City USA®

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