Hillsborough MPO ‘Garden Steps’ initiative recognized as runner up in National Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge

Posted on March 29, 2019 bushes-flora-flowers-158028

“The Hillsborough County Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Garden Steps initiative was recognized as one of just eight runners up in the national Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge . At the March 11 MPO Board meeting, national representatives of the Aetna Foundation presented the MPO Board with a $50,000 check to support Garden Steps‘ continued work to improve health equity in our community. The Challenge is a collaboration between the Aetna Foundation, the American Public Health Association (APHA), and the National Association of Counties (NACo) empowering 50 small to midsize U.S. cities and counties to make measurable, scalable improvements to public health issues in their local communities.” Read more here.