The Wichita Business Journal
Don and Judy Slawson and family are the lead donors to the Sedgwick County Zoo’s fund-raising efforts to bring in a new Asian tiger exhibit.
The Slawsons, along with their three sons and daughters-in-law, initially had chosen to remain anonymous. Slawson Companies is best known for local commercial developments, including NewMarket Square, Oak Creek and Cross Pointe.
“They approached us with the idea of bringing tigers back to the zoo,” says Mark C. Reed, executive director, in a written statement. “It’s been more than 10 years since tigers have been part of the zoo family.
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