As of Sept.1 Becker Tire added Becker Proline Equipment with Clint Stafford as Sales Manager. Clint has been selling equipment for over 15 years and has had extensive training through Hunter Engineering Company and Rotary Lifts. Clint sells Hunter alignment machines, Rotary Lifts, Norco jacks, Balcrank lube equipment, Champion air compressors, Reelcraft hose reels, and Shure Mfg work benches and will be adding more product lines in the future. The equipment can be used for anyone in the automotive and trucking industy as well as school districts. Clint also takes trade-ins and sells used equipment.
Since Central Kansas Medical Center wants to take advantage of special venues to spread the health-care message, it will set up shop at the upcoming veterans' recognition event.
Two new early-intervention specialists have rounded out the full-time staff at Sunflower's Early Education Center, 1312 Patton. Monica Gonzalez and Kristin Wondra specialize in making personal visits to the homes of children with special needs.
Ranjan Sachdev, M.D., orthopedic surgeon at Central Kansas Medical Center, will be presenting a paper at an upcoming international conference. Dr. Sachdev will travel to the Congress of the International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty (ISTA) Oct. 6-9 in Dubai.
Dave Tudor and Drew Rush have been named Shining Stars for Rosewood Services Inc., based upon their stellar work performances in July. Both employees were selected by their peers at Rosewood for recent exemplary service in assisting clients and coworkers.
Lincoln Financial Group announced that L.C. Harmon, president of L.C. Harmon & Associates Inc. in Wichita, has been named a member of its prestigious Pinnacle Group.
Rhonda Knudson Agency Inc of Great Bend has been named monthly Outstanding Sales Agency by American Family Insurance. Knudson received the honor for the outstanding sales of American Family insurance products during the month of July by her entire team.
In 1960, Tom and Janice Chrissman made it easier for those in the then active oil patch to communicate by opening Mobile Radio Service.
Central Kansas Medical Center personnel will share information and sponsor a contest at the upcoming Big Bend Bike Rally. The day-long event is set for Saturday, Sept. 25, at the Great Bend Expo Complex. Gates open at 9 a.m.
Thirty-one years ago, Carla Herl started her new job as a phlebotomist in Central Kansas Medical Center's lab. Today, she is director of that lab - one of only 45 out of 2,200 in Kansas that is accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP).
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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