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Heartland Cancer Center patients benefit from fundraising activities

Not only did a downtown Great Bend business raise money for Heartland Cancer Center (HCC) patients, its fundraising activity gave other entities the opportunity to do the same.

March 10, 2014 | | Business

Steve Wondra receives award

Steve Wondra, Ecowater Sales Manager for Stueder Contractors for 24 years, was named Admiral (reserved for the highest position in the Admirals Club) for being the top salesman in U.S. small markets (cities with population of 100,000 or less) and will be part of the exclusive Fleet Admiral's Club, an elite group of only the top salespeople. Steve learned of his outstanding achievement while attending the Ecowater International Dealer Convention in St. Pete Beach, Fla.

March 09, 2014 | | Business

Jazzercise adds new instructor and Saturday classes

Carrie Feist, a newly certified Jazzercise instructor, has begun offering classes at the Jazzercise Great Bend Fitness Center. Feist earned the right to teach Jazzercise by completing an intense two-day workshop and performing a letter-perfect audition. Becoming a Jazzercise instructor requires dedication and thorough training. After submitting adequate references and putting in long hours of practice, Feist recently participated in a rigorous workshop in Leawood, sponsored by the Franchise Programs and Services Department of Jazzercise Inc. She was required to learn approximately 15 Jazzercise routines for her audition; pass a written exam on basic anatomy, exercise physiology and nutrition; learn ...

March 09, 2014 | | Business

New OPI graphic artist brings talent, expertise to the job

The new graphic artist at Office Products Inc. understands that sometimes customers don't know exactly what they want and may need a little guidance.

March 05, 2014 | | Business

Dr. McCaulley re-elected

Dr. Russ McCaulley of Great Bend has been re-elected to his third two year term on the Heart of America Contact Lens Society Board of Directors at the societies 53rd annual congress held in Kansas City Mo. on Feb. 14-16th. Dr. McCaulley will continue as a Director of Education.

March 05, 2014 | | Business

Statewide Food Drive Campaign aims to raise 100,000 meals for Kansas families

Governor Brownback signed a proclamation declaring March 23 – 29 as Kansas Agriculture Week and Mar. 25, Kansas Agriculture Day. A cornerstone of the agriculture celebration is the Neighbor to Neighbor Food Drive.

March 05, 2014 | | Business

Top teachers attend conference

Nearly 300 of Kansas best educators gathered in Topeka in February for the 2014 KEEN (Kansas Exemplary Educators Network) Conference. This by-invitation only conference was hosted by the Kansas State Department of Education. It is for active KEEN members, their principals and superintendents, and recognized educators. They met to discuss current education issues and classroom practices. The two days were spent celebrating the achievements of Kansas public schools and collaborating on ways to better serve Kansas students.

March 05, 2014 | | Business

Mosaic invites you to discover the possibilities

You may remember the gentleman with disabilities that held the door for you at Ellsworth Steak House or the young woman with disabilities serving you popcorn at the bank. You may remember how happy they seemed, but what you might not know is how they obtained that job or were connected with the volunteer opportunity. Mosaic's mission is to help people with intellectual disabilities discover possibilities in their lives.

March 05, 2014 | | Business

Nex-Tech to Host Tech Edge Conference for I.T. Professionals

Nex-Tech will be hosting a technology conference on June 12 for information technology professionals, called Tech Edge.This one-day conference will be in Hays on the campus of Fort Hays State University inside their Memorial Union.

March 02, 2014 | | Business

Credit Union of America donates books to Roosevelt Elementary

Credit Union of America donated 36 Dr. Seuss books, valued at $395, to Roosevelt Elementary in Hoisington. The presentation was made Friday at the school.

February 28, 2014 | | Business

Zena Jacobs now oversees all clinic administration at St. Rose

Zena Jacobs, R.N., still cares for patients whenever she can but she has taken on another role at St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center.

February 27, 2014 | | Business

Cancer patients, families enjoy new TV in HCC waiting room

The picture was fading out on the big, boxy television in the Heartland Cancer Center (HCC) waiting room and it was time for a change.

February 27, 2014 | | Business

Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball Promotes local accountants

The certified public accounting firm of Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball (ABBB) is proud to announce the promotion of Brett Behrends, CPA, Danielle Hollingshead, CPA and Nicole Zink, CPA.

February 26, 2014 | | Business

KU’s Dr. Jensen spreads Midwest Cancer Alliance message in Great Bend

When the director of The University of Kansas Cancer Center visited Great Bend recently, his high level of commitment to local cancer patients was obvious, said Mark Mingenback, director of business strategy at St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center.

February 20, 2014 | | Business

OPI’s Weatherman earns networking, security certifications

As far as James Weatherman knows, he is the only technician in the area that has earned the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification and CCNA Security credentials.

February 20, 2014 | | Business

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Kansas Hospital Association Leadership Institute graduates 34

The Kansas Hospital Association Leadership Institute graduated its fourteenth class of 34 students on Sept. 10 at the KHA Annual Convention and Trade Show in ...

October 04, 2015 | | Business

First annual Nex-Tech Wine in the Wild a Success

The first annual Nex-Tech Wine in the Wild was held Sept. 26, at the Great Bend-Brit Spaugh Zoo. Wine in the Wild, a fundraiser for ...

October 04, 2015 | | Business

Customer service: how to improve it from both sides

Customer service in today's marketplace is very much a two-sided coin: There's the business side and the consumer side. This week your Better ...

October 04, 2015 | | Business

4 signs you need to quit your job to advance your career

The idea of voluntarily leaving your job for any reason can be a gut-wrenching prospect. Perhaps you know folks who lost their jobs during the ...

October 03, 2015 | Taylor Cotterell Deseret News | Business

First Nex-Tech Wine in the Wild a success

The first Nex-Tech Wine in the Wild was held Sept. 26, at the Great Bend-Brit Spaugh Zoo. Wine in the Wild, a fundraiser for the ...

October 02, 2015 | | Business

Gratuity, please: The do's and don't's of tipping

When the check comes for the meal you ate, think twice about that tip you may or may not want to leave to recognize the ...

October 02, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business

The credit dilemma for millennials and the best ways to solve it

There’s a Catch-22 in the millennial credit world. Fewer millennials are applying for credit cards when compared with prior generations, but staying debt-free for ...

September 30, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business

Tax-filing extension expires Oct. 15 for millions of taxpayers; check eligibility for overlooked tax

The Internal Revenue Service today urged taxpayers whose tax-filing extension runs out on Oct. 15, to double check their returns for often-overlooked tax benefits and ...

September 30, 2015 | | Business

New dentist

Dr. David Hart and his staff announce that Dr. Nathan Jergensen, DMD has joined his dental practice at 1821 Kansas Ave. in Great Bend. Dr ...

September 27, 2015 | | Business

Esfeld earns Gold Dealership from Acorn

Acorn Stairlifts has awarded Mike Esfeld, local Acorn Stairlift dealer, their Gold Dealer Award.

September 27, 2015 | | Business

Ibarra joins Plains State Bank

Plains State Bank announces the hiring of Roxanne Ibarra at their Great Bend Loan Production Office located at 2700 10th Street in Great Bend. Roxanne ...

September 27, 2015 | | Business

HaysMed specialists move into St. Rose Health Center

Hays Medical Center specialists serving central Kansans have moved into their new home–away-from-home at St. Rose Health Center. The HaysMed Specialty Clinic at St ...

September 25, 2015 | | Business

Juergensen helps OPI technology customers meet needs

The new technology sales and service representative at Office Products Inc. (OPI) is available to help home-computer owners through the maze of getting the machine ...

September 25, 2015 | | Business

Landmark hosts Dog for a Dog event

Landmark National Bank is partnering with the Golden Belt Humane Society to raise funds and awareness with its third annual Dog for a Dog event ...

September 23, 2015 | | Business

What do financially savvy people do with their spare change?

It's easy to lose track of spare change, as National Building Museum volunteers in Washington, D.C., learned this week. While cleaning up an ...

September 22, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Business

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