Wakefield Named As 2023 Community Of Excellence

By Quinn O’Hara

Wakefield has been chosen as one of nine Kansas communities to be honored as a 2023 Community Of Excellence through the K-State extension PRIDE program.

Wakefield PRIDE’s President, Betsy Striggow-Liebau, says receiving the recognition was a highly anticipated milestone for the group:

Liebau says Wakefield’s selection as a 2023 Community Of Excellence will help boost the small community thanks to the new opportunities for grants:

The PRIDE program is directed by the K-State extension office, and partners with communities to boost their growth. Wakefield PRIDE is one of the groups operating under the program

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