A new holiday light display adorns the west surgery entrance at Great Bend Regional Hospital, spreading holiday cheer to all who see it. The display was purchased through a live auction donation at the USD 428 Education Foundation Dinner last month. Stueder Contractors usually places this display on their building on 10th Street, but made a decision this year to donate it for the good of the foundation.
Central Kansas Family Practice (CKFP) is one of the few family practices in the area to offer an in-house laboratory. Recently, the practice invested in a new piece of laboratory equipment that is improving the relevance of the lab and its services. The new tabletop chemistry analyzer is an Alfa Wasserman Axcel, an upgrade from the machine they were using previously. Not only does it save space compared to the larger, old-fashioned machine but it performs a large variety of chemistry tests to help the CKFP staff provide results to its patients as quickly as possible.
Many Kansans are now working on their family holiday gift lists for Christmas. When you are deciding on those gifts that will remain in your home, it is important to know what your existing insurance covers before purchasing additional protection, like an extended warranty.
December 06, 2015|
Ken Selzer, CPA, Kansas Commissioner of Insurance
Great Bend may not be an international travel hot spot, but it's the center of the universe for the clients of Paula Axman's four-person travel agency in a small rural community of 16,000. "The nearest city of comparable size is 60 miles away. Yet Paula, individually, and as leader of our agency, regularly garners national peer recognition for herself and our agency," says office manager Larry Kopke. Over the course of her 27-year career, Axman has been a Collette "Agent of the Year," a "Top National Producer" for Globus Family of Brands and one of American Express ...
The certified public accounting firm of Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball, Chtd. announces Meghan Burch, staff accountant at the firm's Great Bend office, has received her license as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
Golden Belt Community Foundation recently completed the November competitive grant cycle and awarded a total of $14,058. The foundation supports programs or projects that are innovative, collaborative, proactive, measurable and sustainable.
Thanksgiving is quickly approaching, and some retailers have already announced several of their deals. Though more and more stores are opening their doors to shoppers on Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday will remain one of the biggest shopping days of the year, both online and in stores. BBB offers advice for consumers who plan to shop on Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday and intend to make charitable donations on Giving Tuesday.
Keller Real Estate, Inc. announces the addition of Joe Cotton of Hoisington to their sales staff. Joe was born and raised in Hoisington where he graduated from USD 431 and attended BCCC. He received both his Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Education from Newman University in Wichita. Joe and his wife Ginger returned to Hoisington in 1994 to raise their family, sons Micah and Joey and daughters Sarah and Rebekah. Since their return to the area, Joe has been active in the ministry, education and coaching.
Christmas will be a little merrier for children who might not otherwise have a package to open this year, thanks to a local non-profit agency and a Great Bend business. Infants and toddlers served by Sunflower Diversified Service's Early Education Center (EEC) and Incredible Years (IY) Preschool will benefit from the activity sponsored by Great Bend Coffee, 2015 Lakin.