The Internal Revenue Service today urged taxpayers whose tax-filing extension runs out on Oct. 15, to double check their returns for often-overlooked tax benefits and then file their returns electronically using IRS e-file or the Free File system.
Dr. David Hart and his staff announce that Dr. Nathan Jergensen, DMD has joined his dental practice at 1821 Kansas Ave. in Great Bend. Dr. Hart took the practice over from Dr. Rob Wilson in 2006. After 9 years of service to the residents of Great Bend, the practice became so large that Dr. Hart could no longer handle it alone. With Dr. Jergensen joining the practice they are now able to offer quicker scheduling for appointments, additional procedures, and are able to accept new patients again, including those with insurance and KanCare.
Plains State Bank announces the hiring of Roxanne Ibarra at their Great Bend Loan Production Office located at 2700 10th Street in Great Bend. Roxanne will hold the title of Deposit Operations and will use her banking experience to enhance the deposit operations area of the bank. Roxanne will primarily focus on bank operations, Data Processing, product development and customer service.
Hays Medical Center specialists serving central Kansans have moved into their new home–away-from-home at St. Rose Health Center. The HaysMed Specialty Clinic at St. Rose, which opens Monday, is located on the newly remodeled second floor.
Landmark National Bank is partnering with the Golden Belt Humane Society to raise funds and awareness with its third annual Dog for a Dog event. The event is scheduled from 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m., on Wednesday, Oct. 7, at Landmark's 1623 Main Street location.
Advanced Therapy and Sports Medicine is Celebrating National Physical Therapy Month in October by organizing its second annual community food drive. The GIVE BACK Community Food Drive will run from Oct. 1-31.
It is with pleasure that the Kansas Hospital Association recognized hospital trustees who provide an exemplary contribution through their leadership and governance. Hospitals across the state nominated individuals for the Trustee of the Year Award because they routinely went above and beyond the call of duty. Six trustees from across Kansas were chosen as 2015 Trustees of the Year.
Farmers Bank and Trust awarded employees and their families with scholarships for qualifying college students for the 2015-2016 school year. Eight students received a total of $4,000 for this upcoming school year.
Plains State Bank announces the addition of seasoned lender Tim George to their staff. Tim will operate from the Great Bend Loan Production Office located at 2700 10th Street in Great Bend. Tim brings to Plains State Bank over 35 years of agricultural lending experience. Tim is a graduate of Pittsburg State University with a Bachelors degree in Business Administration. He is retired from the Kansas National Guard with 20 years of service and the rank of Major. Tim and his wife Teresa are longtime residents of the Larned area where he is involved in many community memberships.
The professional veterinary team at Animal Medical Center is excited to introduce their newest member, Dr. Caitlyn Redding. Caitlyn grew up in Pembroke Pines, Fla. playing softball on a travel team and taking in the beaches and everglades. She graduated from Pembroke Pines Charter High School as the Vice President of her class before attending the University of Florida as a member of the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science and Animal Biology in 2011 before earning a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine (DVM) from Kansas State University in May 2015.