WICHITA — The Kansas Sports Hall of Fame Museum has made some changes that its board hopes will enhance it over time.
“It’s natural for us to take this step and just keep the two separate,” says board member Debra Mitchell, who also handles public relations for her family’s Chisholm Trail.
Mitchell says local operations mean a more local board.
“We’ll have a lot more input by local people and just a lot more interaction with the community.”
Although the Hall of Fame and the museum are separate now, an overall board of trustees still governs them both.
The museum has been closed most of the summer to reorganize and select its board.
It’s now reopen in 14,100 square feet, which compares to 18,000 square feet that it previously had.