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We Have Good News!

This is just some of the good stuff going on in Sedgwick County:

Leadership Wichita Participants

August 26, 2013

Tania Cole, Facility Project Services Manager, and Jay McLaurian, Sheriff’s Office, have seen selected as members of the 2013 Leadership Wichita program.  Leadership Wichita is a program sponsored by the Wichita Metro Chamber of Commerce, to provide leadership training and awareness of community issues. 

Sedgwick County’s LE for United Way

September 3, 2013

Daniel Kliewer, EMS Paramedic, has been selected to serve as Sedgwick County’s 2013 Loaned Executive for the United Way of the Plains.  Daniel will assist the United Way with the fall fundraising and awareness campaign, to help citizens learn more about the range of services available in the community.

Oral Health Grant Helps SCDDO Clients

September 6, 2013

The Sedgwick County Development Disability Organization (SCDDO) received 2,500 oral health kits through the Delta Dental of Kansas Foundation.  SCDDO consumers will have the opportunity to select a toothbrush that best meets the needs of their disability, along with educational material about oral health.  The grant for the oral health kits is valued at more than $11,200!

Sedgwick County Community Health Navigators honored as “Health Care Heroes”

September 6, 2013

The Sedgwick County Community Health Navigators program in the Health Department has been recognized as one of the 2013 Health Care Heroes” by the Wichita Business Journal.  This program helps recognize those who help improve health care in Wichita and surrounding areas. 

Sedgwick County Website Receives an "A-"

June 10, 2013

In recognition of being one of the most transparent government websites in America by scoring in the top one percent among 7,000 state and local websites analyzed by Sunshine Review’s Transparency Checklist, the Sedgwick County website received a Sunny Award score of A-.

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