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2016 We Kan! Awards announced...

The 24th annual We Kan! awards were announced May 7, 2016 at the Kansas Sampler...

27th Kansas Sampler Festival is ...

More than 8,200 people came to enjoy the weather-shortened version of the 27th ...

Popular Statewide Festival Comin...

The Kansas Sampler Foundation announced today that the long-time Kansas Sampler...

Kansas Explorer Club

Kansas Explorer Club

Members of the Kansas Explorer Club receive 5-6 print newsletters a year full of things to see and do that are off the beaten path.

We Kan!

We Kan!

The Big Rural Brainstorm will be held March 7 in Newton in 2016.

Kansas Sampler Festival

Kansas Sampler Festival

The 2016 Kansas Sampler Festival will be held on May 7-8 in Winfield at Island Park.

Rural Culture Elements

Rural Culture Elements

The 8 rural culture elements are: architecture, art, commerce, cuisine, customs, geography, history and people! They help you see a place with new eyes.

8 Wonders

8 Wonders

Have you seen the 8 Wonders of Kansas Guidebook? Let it guide you to all 216 Wonders!

ERV

ERV

Marci and WenDee, of the Kansas Sampler Foundation, are going to every (626) incorporated city in Kansas to research for the second edition of the Kansas Guidebook for Explorers.

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Aug 13, 2013 | Springer named to Foundation board
The Kansas Sampler Foundation is very pleased to introduce Andrea Springer as a new member of our board of directors.

Andrea has over 25 years of experience working for or with nonprofit organizations across Kansas including the the Fox Theatre (Hutchinson), KPTS public television, and Radio Kansas. She is a founding member of the Kansas Historic Theatre Association (KHTA). She has been working as a nonprofit consultant and executive coach in private practice since 2004.

The mission of the Inman-based non-profit is to preserve and sustain rural culture. Foundation director Marci Penner said, "Andrea has been involved and supportive of the Kansas Sampler Foundation for years. Her knowledge, experience, and eagerness to make a difference in Kansas are just a few reasons why we are excited to have her join the board."

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