Tualatin/Tigard Selected as Potential “Blue Zone” Demonstration Community

Posted on September 26, 2016 at 12:04 pm

Blue Zone

BY TUALATIN MAYOR LOU OGDEN

Recently we received word from the Oregon Business Council that together, the two communities of Tualatin and Tigard, have been selected as finalists for consideration as a Blue Zones Demonstration Community, part of the Oregon Healthiest State Initiative. Our two cities have come together, along with dozens of community partners, on a mission to become a healthier, happier community. Tigard and Tualatin elected officials and staff have endorsed this proposal; however, this is a “Community” initiative and not a City project. With more than 50 endorsements from elected officials, organizations, and community partners we are excited and ready to embrace the Blue Zones philosophies and practices.

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