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Community Promotion

Character Counts

Trinity Healthy Living

Working with Fort Dodge

Activities coordinated by Character Counts in Fort Dodge include:

  • Six Pillars of Character poster sets provided to entire community
  • City Street Banners promoting Character Counts

  • Citywide Character Counts Training for all employees and police officers

  • Integration of Character Counts into city hiring and promotional process

  • Monthly city e-newsletter with Character Corner

  • Recognizing local students who live by the Six Pillars of Character in The Messenger Newspaper Character Corner feature twice a week

  • Annual Fort Dodge Youth Character Awards Contest recognizing elementary, middle and high school youth

  • Public Service Announcements promoting the Six Pillars of Character

  • Working with local schools to promote Character Counts

  • Participating in community events to promote Character Counts

  • Partnering with local businesses, organizations and churches to promote good character

  • Engaging Youth in Action high school students in the Character Counts Corps to present character lessons to elementary students

  • Promoting Character Counts in Sports