Blue Zones representative Dan Burden — a nationally recognized authority on walkable, livable and sustainable communities — came to Shawnee Thursday to share insights into the policies and initiatives that could make Pottawatomie County a more livable, walkable and bikeable community.

Blue Zones representative Dan Burden — a nationally recognized authority on walkable, livable and sustainable communities — came to Shawnee Thursday to share insights into the policies and initiatives that could make Pottawatomie County a more livable, walkable and bikeable community.

Brought to the community in January through the Avedis Foundation, the Blue Zones Project is a community-led well-being improvement initiative designed to make healthy choices easier through permanent changes to a city’s environment, policy, and social networks.

To learn more about Blue Zones Project, contact the Blue Zones Project team in Pottawatomie County at 420 E. Main St., call (405) 765-8071 or visit www.bluezonesproject.com.