February 22, 2024

Creating Healthy Communities in Union County: 2023 update

Editor’s note: This information was supplied by the Union County Health Department’s Creating Healthy Communities in Union County Year in Review.

2023 Highlights
A new logo was created by Memorial Hospital for the Richwood Farmers Market and launched in June.
The NUHS Food Pantry opened in the fall. This student-run pantry provides food for students and families in need both during school hours and for weekend supplemental food items for families.

Top Moments
Richwood was awarded $250,000 for the Rosette Way to Healthy Food sidewalk project by ODOT through a transportation alternative grant. Construction is to begin by 2025.

2024 Funding Wishlist
Richwood Fairgrounds
-ADA walking path
-New benches
Richwood Park
-6 new pickleball courts
-Dog park

Leesburg Township
-Lee Manville Park
-Walking path and playground project

Magnetic Springs
-4-acre community park
-Walking path
-Bike rest area
-Picnic pavilion
-Natural green space

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