Community Health Stars & Pledge to Partner

The annual "Community Stars" publication honors and gives a personal voice to rural people, providers, advocates, and communities across the country. The stories document just a few shining examples of service and dedication to the people who call rural America home. View 2020's publication.

Those featured in the book were nominated by a member of the State Office of Rural Health (SORH), a community member, or a peer. Each Community Star profile is an example of their generosity, service, and dedication to the people who call rural America home.

2020 Kansas Community Star

2020's Kansas Community Star is Lisse Regehr President and CEO of Thrive Allen County in Iola, Kansas.

Lisse Regehr