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Heartland Cancer Center Highlights Lung Cancer Awareness Through November

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the United States and the world. Annually, about 200,000 people in the United States are told they have lung cancer and more than 150,000 people in the U.S. die each year from the disease. With November being recognized as "Lung Cancer Awareness Month," Heartland Cancer Center, Great Bend, has been doing its part to educate the community about this devastating disease.

November 28, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Business


$1.8 million awarded to help families obtain housing

TOPEKA - Thirteen non-profits and public housing authorities will share approximately $1.8 million in Tenant Based Rental Assistance (TBRA) to help Kansas families obtain safe, affordable housing of their choice. Funded through the federal HOME Investment Partnerships Program and administered by Kansas Housing Resources Corporation, TBRA helps income-eligible households afford rental subsidies, utility deposits and security deposits.

November 28, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Comfort Pro celebrates grand opening of new Larned location

LARNED – Comfort Pro recently celebrated the grand opening of their new showroom in Larned with a Chamber Ribbon Cutting ceremony. Located at 301 W. 14th Street, the new facility has been renovated to make room for new staff and new services.

November 18, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Cherry Village excels at Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Cherry Village Benevolence was recognized recently for two major accomplishments on behalf of the recent Walk to End Alzheimer's.

November 15, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Jay Luerman promoted at First Kansas Bank

Jay Luerman has been promoted to assistant vice president and loan officer First Kansas Bank.

November 11, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Heartland Cancer Center ‘Shining A Light’ on lung cancer with Nov. 16 event

The public is invited to an evening of cancer awareness and support at this year's "Shine A Light on Lung Cancer" event, scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 16, at Heartland Cancer Center in Great Bend. Shine A Light will be held from 5-6 p.m. in the main patient area of Heartland Cancer Center, 204 Cleveland Street.

November 11, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Plains State Bank’s Kuhn graduates from EDI

BOULDER, Colo. - The Graduate School of Banking at Colorado (GSBC) announces that Christy Kuhn, executive vice president and member of the board of directors at The Plains State Bank in Great Bend, has graduated from the Executive Development Institute for Community Bankers® (EDI), a rigorous 19-month leadership development program for up-and-coming executive officers of community banks.

November 07, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Conard represents Rush County on Sunflower’s Board of Directors

Cheryl Conard had learned about Sunflower Diversified Services over the years and liked what she heard. And now the rural Timken woman is in a position to directly help the people served by the non-profit agency.

November 06, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Regional non-profit groups awarded grants of $1,000

Ten local charities and non-profit groups were recent recipients of $1,000 donations from the Midwest Energy Community Fund and CoBank, supporting a variety of narrowly-defined projects.

November 06, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


HaysMed CEO begins duties

HAYS - Edward Herrman began his duties Oct. 26, as HaysMed's new president and chief executive officer. Herrman, who was president of Integris Bass Baptist Health Center in Enid, Okla., was selected following an extensive national search.

November 06, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Hagerman named partner

LARNED - Smith & Bumett LLC, a law firm based in Larned with roots reaching back to 1947, announced that Brenda West Hagerman has been named a partner in the firm.

November 06, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Rush County, Rozel & Burdett awarded grants

When Kara Jecha learned that Rush County was awarded a $100,000 Golden Belt Community Foundation (GBCF) grant, "disbelief" came to mind.

November 06, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


ABBB announces new Chief Information Officer

The certified public accounting firm of Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball, Chartered (ABBB) announced the addition of Kamran Faruqi to it professional team. He joins ABBB as the Chief Information Officer.

November 04, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Great Bend Chamber facilitates eCommerce seminar

It's becoming increasingly clear that the landscape of retail is changing. The closing of name brand retail stores is not a problem unique to Great Bend. In a digital world, retailers are presented with new challenges and opportunities.

November 04, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Shoe Sensation collects socks for troops

Shoe Sensation, a regional chain of name brand family shoe stores, is sponsoring Socks For Troops company-wide. Each store will be collecting socks for active duty military or local veterans in or around the community. Shoe Sensation will have military approved socks in store and customers will be able to receive 20 percent off the socks donated. Customers will also be able to bring in new socks to be donated.

November 04, 2017 | Shoe Sensation collects socks for troops | Business


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Cookie Contest raises $855 for Barton County Food Bank

The community came together during Great Bend's Home for the Holidays to support the local economy and spread Christmas cheer. What better way to ...

December 09, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Dupuis named 3rd quarter employee of 2017

Eakin Enterprises Inc. has selected Brenton Dupuis as employee of the 3rd quarter for 2017. Brenton was selected from factors based on job performance and ...

December 09, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Dr. Sloan brings ob-gyn services to HaysMed/St. Rose Specialty Clinic

Jenna Sloan, M.D., is no stranger to Great Bend and feels fortunate to now be part of the HaysMed/St. Rose Specialty Clinic here.

December 07, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Retired city administrator honored at meeting

LENEXA – The Kansas Association of City/County Management held its annual conference Nov. 15-17 at Lenexa. Several civic officials were recognized, including retired Great Bend ...

December 06, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Riese is Superior Essex third quarter STAR

HOISINGTON - Superior Essex is proud to announce the latest recipient of the STAR Employee Recognition Award. Terry Riese, Cut Stand Operator, was named the third ...

December 06, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Kansas individual health plan consumers should check all plans for impact of subsidies

TOPEKA - Kansas consumers making choices by Dec. 15 on individual health insurance for 2018 should compare all plans to see how any subsidies will contribute ...

December 02, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Chamber Banquet to feature 'The Art of the Community'

The Great Bend Chamber of Commerce & Economic Development will present "The Art of Community" art contest in conjunction with the 2018 Chamber Banquet scheduled for ...

December 01, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Nex-Tech photo contest open for entries

The Central Kansas Nex-Tech Directory wants to communicate something special about the essence of central Kansas using a photograph for the cover of the 2018 ...

December 01, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


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