Janell Friesen coordinates Healthy Communities Wyandotte’s efforts to improve parks. The county ranks high in percentage of residents with access to exercise space, as compared to the rest of Kansas.
Janell Friesen coordinates Healthy Communities Wyandotte’s efforts to improve parks. The county ranks high in percentage of residents with access to exercise space, as compared to the rest of Kansas. Andy Marso amarso@kcstar.com
Janell Friesen coordinates Healthy Communities Wyandotte’s efforts to improve parks. The county ranks high in percentage of residents with access to exercise space, as compared to the rest of Kansas. Andy Marso amarso@kcstar.com

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