OUR ROAD MAP

GETTING READY FOR HEART & SOUL 

Summer 2020

  • Michelle Franks joins us as Garnett's Community Heart & Soul coach

  • Volunteer Leadership Team formed and begins meeting

September 2020

October 27, 2020

November 10, 2020

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

March 2021

  • 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!

Phase 1

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

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

December 2021

  • 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

June 2022

  • 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

Phase 3

MAKE DECISIONS

Phase 2

EXPLORE YOUR COMMUNITY

Phase 4

TAKE ACTION