GETTING READY FOR HEART & SOUL
Michelle Franks joins us as Garnett's Community Heart & Soul coach.
Volunteer Leadership Team formed and begins meeting.
Garnett residents begin attending the Getting Started with Community Heart & Soul Virtual Workshop Series
October 27, 2020
Leadership Team and Garnett residents complete the final workshop in the Getting Started with Community Heart & Soul Virtual Workshop Series
November 10, 2020
Garnett City Commission adopts Resolution 2020-9 AFFIRMING SUPPORT FOR GARNETT'S COMMUNITY HEART AND SOUL COMMUNITY VISIONING PROJECT
February 11, 2021
The Leadership Team explored Garnett's Strengths, Weaknesses, Assets, and Opportunities
Decision made to move forward to Phase I of our Heart & Soul process
Garnett is selected by the Orton Foundation to be a new Community Heart & Soul town. We are the first Community Heart & Soul community in the state of Kansas!
LAY THE GROUNDWORK
March 11, 2021
Garnett completes Part 1 of Phase 1 Training
April 8, 2021
Garnett completes Part 2 of Phase 1 Training
May 8, 2021
Growing Garnett Community Heart & Soul's first event at the BPW Square Fair!
June 10, 2021
Garnett's Overarching Heart & Soul Goals written. Our geographic area is within the city limits of Garnett, Kansas.
July 3, 2021
Growing Garnett Community Heart & Soul's Independence Day parade and craft fair event!
July 28, 2021
Growing Garnett Community Heart & Soul is in the Merchant's Tent at the Anderson County Fair!
September - October 2021
Collected feedback from Garnett Elementary School Students.
November 13, 2021
Garnett completes Part 1 of Phase 2 Training
Began surveying Garnett residents, businesses, and advisory boards to learn they love about Garnett and what changes they want to see.
February 26, 2022
Garnett completes Part 2 of Phase 2 Training
March - April 2022
"Listeners" team formed
May 5, 2022
Initial data published
May - June 2022
Team creates DRAFT Heart & Soul statements for Garnett from initial data
DRAFT Heart & Soul statements are published in Garnett's Town Talk
August - October 2022
Feedback solicited from the community on Garnett's DRAFT Heart & Soul statements
Garnett's FINAL Heart & Soul statements are shared with the community
EXPLORE YOUR COMMUNITY
January 27, 2023
Sara Lightner travels to Garnett from Community Heart & Soul in Shelburne, Vermont to kick off Phase 3 for Garnett!
January - June 2023
Wants/needs/ideas from initial data are organized