On this Focus on the Community we speak with Wabash Valley Community Foundation including President & CEO Beth Tevlin and Engagement Officer for Clay County Johnathan Eilbracht

 

Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) and their The State of Obesity: Better Policies for a Healthier America . The annual report provides state-by-state rankings of adult obesity rates, information on trends by region, age, gender and ethnicity, and policy recommendations for local and state government.

This year the U.S. adult obesity rate passed the 40 percent mark for the first time, standing at 42.4 percent – the highest ever recorded, an increase of 26 percent since 2008.

Indiana ranks 12th on the list. Reha Farberman talks about the study.

 
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On this Focus on the Community we speak with Elizabeth Scamihorn with Trees Inc.

 
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Dave Patterson of the Convention and Visitors Bureau talked about the air show and some future events coming to town

 
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