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2018 Healthy Hometown
Community Award Application

Nominations are closed; award winners announced October 17

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.

Eligibility

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 Hometown Community Award.

Your community will need to have executed at least four tactics between Jan. 1, 2017 and July 1, 2018 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 Jan. 1, 2017 and July 1, 2018.

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Application Deadline

Nominations for the 2018 Healthy Hometown Community Award(s) are now closed.

Award(s) Presentation

The Healthy Hometown Community Award(s) will be presented Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018 during the 2018 Annual Chronic Disease Partners / Better Choices, Better Health® Meeting External Site in Mitchell, South Dakota.

Questions?

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

About Good & Healthy South Dakota

Good & Healthy South Dakota External Site was created by South Dakota's Office of Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion to serve as a hub for collaboration among partners and provide a central location for chronic disease prevention and health promotion information for communities, schools, workplaces, childcare, healthcare, and tribes.

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