The Kansas Community Mental Health Centers' Organization of Medical Directors and Psychiatric Staff (KCOMPS) have selected Patrick Stang, M.D. for the 2010 VJ Reddy Memorial Award. This award is presented annually to a Kansas community mental health center medical staff member who most embodies the professional and personal attributes of D. Reddy; as exemplified by his passion for the art and practice of Psychiatry, his dedication to the life-long learning and leadership, and his unwavering commitment to compassionate patient-centered care.
On Wednesday, Great Bend Regional Hospital had updated training on the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act for area physicians and office staff members.
It is easy for Treaders Deli Manager Linn Hogg to sum up what the new Main Street eatery is all about.
One is a residential manager; the other is an administrative assistant. Respectively, Heidi Freeman and Brandi Alloway, perform different jobs for Rosewood Services Inc., yet they work toward similar goals: To improve the lives of their clients they serve and to support Rosewood's staff. The two Rosewood employees recently were recognized as recipients of the Shining Star award, chosen by fellow Rosewood employees for their work performances last month.
The accounting firm Adams, Brown, Beran and Ball, Chartered has, for the past two-plus years , made donations to the firm's FISH Fund – monetary donations made to individuals, families and organizations in need.
Chief Judge Mike Keeley announced the retirement of Sandy Kennedy, Barton County Clerk of the Court.
Farmers Bank & Trust N.A. and First National Bank & Trust in Larned have merged, each bringing over 100 of years of history to the merger. The merger was completed on the close of business Friday, Sept. 10. The Farmers Bank & Trust of Larned will retain the same friendly employees serving Larned and Pawnee Counties. The community and all bank employees wish Kent Moffet the best with his retirement.
The Timken Hill Bar and Grill will be celebrating its second anniversary on Sept. 26 by hosting a car show, "Hot Rods on the Hill", at K-96 Highway at Timken in Rush County. Entry is at 9 a.m. and is free with registration. Prizes will be awarded at 3 p.m. for the following categories: Killer Paint, Wicked Wheels, Sweetest Seats, Baddest Engine, Sickest cycle, Firemen's Choice, Cheerleaders Choice, Kids Choice, Oldest Entry and Longest distance.
Greg Nanney, M.D., realizes his patients will have a difficult time – at least for a little while. But he also believes they will make the adjustment successfully.
Business owners who want to extend their reach throughout central Kansas now have new advertising vehicles to consider.
If not for Wally Straub and his persistence, Barton Community College would not have the Case New Holland Program it has today. Thanks to Straub's insistence and perseverance with the Case New Holland Corporation, the college was able to begin its pilot program in 1995 and turn it into a full-time program just one year later, offering service training to Case New Holland workers across the country.
John Jaco Realty is proud to announce that Lori L. Kelly has joined their firm.
A special day for Sunflower Diversified Services will begin with an open house at its Comfort Zone therapy center, 1521 K-96. The event will be held simultaneously with the Chamber of Commerce Coffee at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 16.
Ever since upgrading software this year, staff at the Great Bend Tribune have been learning the finer points of page design using the Adobe Creative Suite products. Last week, reporter Susan Thacker traveled to Topeka, where Russell Viers led a two-day Technology Academy at the Kansas Press Association office. The seminar was partially underwritten by a grant from the Kansas Newspaper Foundation.
Straub International in Great Bend has been selected as the 2014 "Best-in-Class Farm Equipment Dealership" by Farm Equipment magazine.
Sunflower Diversified Services has participated in the Self Advocate Coalition of Kansas (SACK) conference for a number of years because it always promises to provide new and helpful information. Once again, SACK kept its promise.
TOPEKA - Walmart and the Walmart Foundation announced that over the last fiscal year they gave more than $8.7 million in cash and in-kind contributions to charitable organizations throughout Kansas. Globally, the company and its Foundation donated more than $1.3 billion to non-profit groups, surpassing the previous year's total by more than $244 million.
Dancers from Euphoria Dance Center in Great Bend traveled to Tulsa, Okla. in June to compete in the Talent on Parade National Dance Competition where they performed a slate of solos, two duos, and a small group dance featuring several high placers from the regional competition held in Wichita in May.
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