In the next Heart & Soul Minutes video, hear from Sheila Tjaden, Jones Regional Medical Center and Heart & Soul Champion in Monticello, Iowa shares how communities can use Heart & Soul data to shape town priorities.
Sheila serves as the Director of Community Development for Jones Regional Medical Center in Anamosa, Iowa. She was involved in the Monticello Heart & Soul project as a volunteer community member. She lives in Monticello with her husband and is very proud of their three sons, who are all serving in the U.S. Military.
Community Heart & Soul is a resident-driven process that engages the entire population of a town in identifying what they love most about their community, what future they want for it, and how to achieve it. In these Community Heart & Soul Minutes, community members share their insight and experience on topics like community engagement, revitalization, how data supports community projects, new volunteers emerge, and guiding decision making in their communities.