It is a pleasure to announce that Brandon Skidmore has joined Sunflower Foundation as Program Officer. Brandon has extensive experience in both health and public health systems, most recently serving as Director of the Bureau of Health Promotion at the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.
The Sunflower Foundation announces three appointments to its Board of Trustees by Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt. The appointees are Liz Sosa of Garden City, Andrea Krauss of Russell, and Les Lacy of St. Francis. Each will serve a three-year term on the board, expiring in June 2019.
At this event in Wyandotte County, Dr. Anthony Iton explored innovations in place-based work to address health inequity. Find presentation slides, full event video and more here.
In this short fundraising video, the kids at Victor Ornelas Elementary in Garden City show how communities can come together around trails. The school's trail project is one of the 13 Sunflower Trails projects in 2016, with grants totaling more than $560,000. More information on this year's grants is available here.