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AdventHealth Foundation Shawnee Mission – B.E. Smith Family Center

On April 29th, AdventHealth Foundation Shawnee Mission had a donor celebration to honor individuals, businesses, and foundations who contributed to build the new B.E. Smith Family Center. This inclusive facility is the home of the Britain Development and Early Learning programs at AdventHealth Shawnee Mission.

Doug Smith, Pauline Smith, and Nanette Smith

 

Julie Adams with her daughter, Lyla

 

Richard Shull, emeritus director, and Barbara Shull

 

Shawn and Wendy Spratley with Skylar

 

Ed and Lisa Downey

 

Mary and Dr. Gordon Kelley with Cathy and Dr. Larry Botts


Additional photos featured in the June 6, 2019 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Tiffany Matson

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