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2021 Healthy Hometown
Community Award Application

2020 Healthy Hometown Community Award Winners Announced

Is your community helping citizens lead healthy lives? Do you think your community should be acknowledged for the great things it is doing to make the healthy choice the easy choice for residents? If yes, keep reading to learn how to showcase the amazing work that's been accomplished. Your community could be recognized by Good & Healthy South Dakota and receive an award and funding to help achieve even more.


Is your community and/or organization eligible?

The Healthy HometownSM Powered by Wellmark tactics reference guide PDF File shows you a list of the tactics your community can complete to be eligible for the Healthy HometownSM Powered by Wellmark Community Award.

Your community will need to have executed at least four tactics between July 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021 to be eligible. Be sure to use the tactic number and letter from the guide when filling out the application, so we can see how your community is helping people eat well, move more and feel better.

Tactics can be newly implemented in the community or they can be existing tactics that have been expanded or enhanced in the community between July 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021.

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Complete the Application

The Healthy HometownSM Powered by Wellmark Community Award application PDF File is designed so you can download and save the fillable PDF to your computer. This allows you the flexibility to start the application, gather the information you need and submit it by the deadline.

If you want to submit more than four tactics, that’s great! Just download an additional application.

Submit Your Application(s)

When you are ready to submit your application, please email it to Send Email. The subject line of your email should read: Healthy HometownSM Powered by Wellmark Community Award Application – [City and/or Organization name].

Feel free to email supporting photos or documents that tell more about your community’s work. Just be sure to label the photo or document with the tactic it matches.

Please note, emails are limited to 35 MB in size, so if your attachments exceed the file size, you can send another email with the additional materials. Make sure the subject line reads: Healthy HometownSM Powered by Wellmark Community Award Application – [City and/or Organization name] Email #2.

2021 Healthy Hometown award application

Application Deadline

Nominations for the 2021 Healthy HometownSM Powered by Wellmark Community Award(s) are due Friday Aug. 13, 2021 at 5 p.m.

Award(s) Presentation

The Healthy Hometown Powered by Wellmark Community Awards will be presented in October 2021.


If you have questions about the application process, please feel free to contact a Healthy Hometown representative via email at Send Email or by phone 605-373-7490.

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