Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Site Visit

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The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) is the largest philanthropy in the United States that focuses solely on health. Since its establishment in 1972, the foundation has dedicated over $1 billion towards health initiatives across the country. The ​Culture of Health Prize ​is a recognition bestowed upon, up to, 10 cities that have placed a “priority on health… and are creating powerful partnerships and deep commitments to provide everyone with the opportunity to live the healthiest life possible.”​ ​The Town of Eatonville was one of 220 communities that submitted an application and is now one of 10 finalists for the prestigious Culture of Health Prize, which results in a $25,000 cash award and national recognition. This prize recognizes efforts over the last five years toward improving overall community health and raising awareness about issues that impact health. Congratulations, to residents and partners alike – we couldn’t have done this without you! The final step in the process is a two-day site visit from the RWJF Team which takes place June 6 & 7. Stay tuned for the final announcement of the 2018 RWJF Culture of Health Prize winners. We hope and believe the Town of Eatonville will be one of them.

 

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