Healthy Communities

Hooping on Broad Avenue Civic Plaza Fountain Crosstown Block Party
Feature StoryKids start lining up at the home of Deidra Tuggle, the Candy Lady of Orange Mound.

On The Ground Live in Orange Mound

Development NewsZenStudio Fitness

ZenStudio Fitness to open first Memphis location

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VIDEO: Orange Mound elders tell their community's story

Feature StoryLandmark

Video: Landmark Farmers Market keeps Orange Mound healthy

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Demanding healthy communities has become a battle cry in Memphis. As a city, we understand at the core of happiness, economic development and success is a population of healthy citizens. Recent years have seen a confluence of corporate, non-profit and community actions all directed at a single-goal: making Memphis healthy. And the communal work is not coindidence, because it takes everyone's involvement to create a healthy environment. True community health means access to quality healthcare, fresh foods and safe outdoor space. We are working together to design our city – our buildings, neighborhoods, communities – to make healthy living an easy choice.