It doesn't get much sweeter than participating in a holiday cookie contest that raises money to help people in need. Eager to sample this year's holiday cookies, downtown shoppers participated in the eighth annual Great Bend Cookie Contest, held Nov. 26 during Small Business Saturday in Great Bend.
December 23, 2016|
Special to the Tribune
Rush County Memorial Hospital will host a Christmas Fantasy Open House from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday at 801 Locust. The public is invited to the free event which will feature a Polar Express trip, prizes and refreshments in a life size gingerbread house.
Wheatland Electric Cooperative recently completed its 3rd Annual "Cram the Van" food drive, collecting 9,363 pounds of food for local food banks and the people they serve in Kansas. Every donation collected in a particular community stayed in that community to benefit its local food bank.
USDA Rural Development Single Family Housing Director, Kent Colwell, recognized this year's top five Guaranteed Rural Housing (GRH) Loan Program lenders in the state. The top five GRH lenders processed nearly 40 percent of the total loans in Kansas, and for the third year in a row Landmark National Bank is the state's top lender.
Roger Sell, Broker at Coldwell Banker Sell Real Estate has been appointed by The National Association of Realtors as their political liaison to Congressman-elect Roger Marshall for the upcoming 115th session of the United States Congress. Marshall represents the 1st Congressional District of Kansas.
The United Way of Central Kansas held its annual Jeans Day on Nov. 15, to honor National Philanthropy Day. The premise was easy. Businesses could opt to participate and every employee was encouraged to wear jeans for a $1 donation to UWCK. Each employee that was then entered into a drawing at their business to enter the final round to win a free pair of BKE jeans, donated by The Buckle. This year, over 20 local businesses participated and raised more than $600 for United Way to help on the way to the goal of $275,000. The finalists gathered ...