The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc., (ABPN) announces an ABPN diplomate in Geriatric Psychiatry. Patrick William Stang, M.D. successfully passed the Geriatric Psychiatry Maintenance of Certification examination on April 18. In maintaining Board certification, Dr. Stang has achieved the gold standard in each of the six core competencies of patient care, medical knowledge, interpersonal and communication skills, professionalism, systems-based practice, and practice-based learning and improvement to practice quality specialized medicine in Geriatric Psychiatry.
Glenna Achatz, a sales associate with Coldwell Banker Sell Real Estate, has qualified to join the company's International President's Elite. This prestigious membership is awarded to the TOP 1 percent of the approximately 85,000 sales associates worldwide in the Coldwell Banker® system.
The Nationwide No. 88 Dale Jr. Show Car was parked outside the John Jaco Insurance & Financial Services office at 820 Main, Great Bend, on June 4 during June Jaunt, and to celebrate the company's 50th anniversary. Jaco staff help customers with insurance, financial and real estate needs. Call 620-792-2541 for more information.
Roxanne Ibarra, operations coordinator at The Plains State Bank in Great Bend, recently completed the 2016 Operations School, held May 10-12 at Topeka. The Operations School is sponsored by the Kansas and Nebraska Bankers Associations and is in partnership with the Colorado, Louisiana, South Dakota, Texas, West Virginia and Wyoming Bankers Associations.
Roxanne Ibarra, Operations Coordinator for the Plains State Bank in Great Bend recently completed the 2016 Operations School held May 10 - 12, in Topeka. The Operations School is sponsored by the Kansas and Nebraska Bankers Associations and is in partnership with the Colorado, Louisiana, South Dakota, Texas, West Virginia and Wyoming Bankers Associations.
Each year the Better Business Bureau gets thousands of inquiries from consumers about home security systems. Everyone wants to feel safe in their home and dishonest companies use this knowledge to their advantage. Your BBB has the following advice for homeowners who may become targets of home security system rip-offs.
Alden store owner Paula Royer had more arts-and-crafts merchandise than she knew what to do with, then she remembered a connection made several years earlier through her longtime friend Bob Bethell. Six years ago, he had put the previous owner of Prairie Flower Crafts, Sara Sleeper, in contact with Tammy Hammond, founder and executive director of Rosewood Services. As an employee of the popular Alden store back then, Royer was involved in organizing that first delivery to Rosewood. Then three years ago, as new owner of Prairie Flower Crafts, Royer donated even more craft items to Rosewood.
Golden Belt Community Foundation invites proposals for its current competitive grant cycle. Applications now are being accepted from qualified 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations and public institutions, including schools, government entities, and clubs and civic/community organizations in Barton, Pawnee, Rush, and Stafford counties. Funds are available primarily for the health and well-being of youth; however, limited funds are available for: arts and culture, services for the indigent, health and human services, nutrition and physical activity, community education and development, community improvement, and public health.