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Sunflower Diversified representatives visit Capitol in Topeka

From left to right: Leon, Denver and Bridget, the delegation from Sunflower Diversified Services to “A Day at the Capitol,” sit on the steps of the State Capitol in Topeka. They were there to ask lawmakers to support people with developmental disabilities.

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              The framed picture that was delivered to Kansas lawmakers displayed a brief message. It was:

          “I am Bridget. Along with other Kansans with intellectual and developmental disabilities I rely on you to be my voice to make sure community services are protected. Thank you for speaking up for me. …”

          This message was reinforced by a group of local people with developmental disabilities who participated in “A Day at the Capitol” on March 12.

The group represented Sunflower Diversified Services, which serves infants, toddlers and adults in Barton, Pawnee, Rice, Rush and Stafford counties.

“By visiting the Capitol, individuals stay in ...

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