The Kansas Hospital Association Leadership Institute graduated its fourteenth class of 34 students on Sept. 10 at the KHA Annual Convention and Trade Show in Wichita. Students were nominated by their hospital's CEO to be part of this select group. They represent the future leaders of Kansas hospitals. Helping to build future health care leaders is important to the Kansas Hospital Association. "We are committed to strengthening and promoting the leadership capacity of hospital employees in Kansas," said Tom Bell, president and CEO, Kansas Hospital Association. The KHA Leadership Institute was established to help hospitals provide professional development opportunities ...
The first annual Nex-Tech Wine in the Wild was held Sept. 26, at the Great Bend-Brit Spaugh Zoo. Wine in the Wild, a fundraiser for the zoo, was hosted by Nex-Tech and participating sponsors and was a fundraiser for the Great Bend Zoological Society. From 6-9 p.m., adults enjoyed an evening stroll through the Zoo, sampling a variety of wines from Rosewood Winery and food from around the world, all while enjoying music from Little Big Band and the company of the Zoo's wild animal residents. Guests also had the opportunity to bid on silent auction prizes, donated ...
Customer service in today's marketplace is very much a two-sided coin: There's the business side and the consumer side. This week your Better Business Bureau has tips on how to make customer service a win-win transaction for both parties.
The idea of voluntarily leaving your job for any reason can be a gut-wrenching prospect. Perhaps you know folks who lost their jobs during the Great Recession, or perhaps you simply don’t want to deal with the fear of the unknown. Indeed, making the decision to quit your job – the place where you spend most of your waking day – is not a decision anyone should make lightly.
October 03, 2015|
The first Nex-Tech Wine in the Wild was held Sept. 26, at the Great Bend-Brit Spaugh Zoo. Wine in the Wild, a fundraiser for the zoo, was hosted by Nex-Tech and participating sponsors and was a fundraiser for the Great Bend Zoological Society. From 6-9 p.m., adults enjoyed an evening stroll through the zoo, sampling a variety of wines from Rosewood Winery and food from around the world, all while enjoying music from Little Big Band and the company of the zoo's wild animal residents. Guests also had the opportunity to bid on silent auction prizes, donated by ...
There’s a Catch-22 in the millennial credit world. Fewer millennials are applying for credit cards when compared with prior generations, but staying debt-free for too long can make it difficult to borrow in the future.
September 30, 2015|
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.