Circle of Safety Recap – Photos, Information, and a Birthday Celebration!

September 20, 2022

Drum Roll Please…

This year was a year of celebrations at the Circle of Safety event. Happy Bear turned 40, Sunflower House turned 25, Sunflower House’s current building turned 20, and our partnership with PACES Children’s Mental Health Center turned 10!

Along with these birthdays and anniversaries, we have even more to celebrate: results! We had a seriously successful year, thanks to generous donors like you!

We’d like to extend a special thanks to Dogwood Wealth Management, our sponsor for the breakfast, along with Cosentino’s Price Chopper for providing Happy Bear with a fun birthday cake! Also, thanks to our speakers: Keegan Odle, Sunflower House Board Chair; Judi Rodman, Sunflower House CEO; Monica Cattau, Sunflower House Education Program Director; Christina Sell, Sunflower House Bilingual Education Specialist; and Steve Howe, Johnson County District Attorney.


Circle of Safety Breakfast Group Photo

The funds raised from Circle of Safety will be used to do things like support the new Sunflower House Online Academy, Happy Bear educational plays, and ensure services such as therapy and family advocacy are available and accessible to every child and family.

Happy Bear turns 40 this year! To celebrate, the entire audience sang Happy Birthday to him! Thanks to Cosentino’s Price Chopper for their generous cake donation for our special bear!

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