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2023 Healthy Hometown
Community Award Application

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, 2022 and June 30, 2023 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, 2022 and June 30, 2023.

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Application Deadline

Nominations for the 2023 Healthy HometownSM Powered by Wellmark Community Award(s) are now closed.

Award(s) Presentation

The Healthy Hometown Powered by Wellmark Community Awards will be presented on October 12, 2023. 


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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