Golden Belt Community Foundation recently completed the November competitive grant cycle and awarded a total of $14,058. The foundation supports programs or projects that are innovative, collaborative, proactive, measurable and sustainable.
Thanksgiving is quickly approaching, and some retailers have already announced several of their deals. Though more and more stores are opening their doors to shoppers on Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday will remain one of the biggest shopping days of the year, both online and in stores. BBB offers advice for consumers who plan to shop on Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday and intend to make charitable donations on Giving Tuesday.
Keller Real Estate, Inc. announces the addition of Joe Cotton of Hoisington to their sales staff. Joe was born and raised in Hoisington where he graduated from USD 431 and attended BCCC. He received both his Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Education from Newman University in Wichita. Joe and his wife Ginger returned to Hoisington in 1994 to raise their family, sons Micah and Joey and daughters Sarah and Rebekah. Since their return to the area, Joe has been active in the ministry, education and coaching.
Christmas will be a little merrier for children who might not otherwise have a package to open this year, thanks to a local non-profit agency and a Great Bend business. Infants and toddlers served by Sunflower Diversified Service's Early Education Center (EEC) and Incredible Years (IY) Preschool will benefit from the activity sponsored by Great Bend Coffee, 2015 Lakin.
2B Organized, a professional organizing firm, announced the launch of a new franchise to serve Great Bend and surrounding areas. Services include residential and commercial organization, home staging and relocation and move management.
Plains State Bank announces the hiring of Cory Galindo at their Great Bend Loan Production Office located at 2700 10th Street in Great Bend. Cory will be assisting the bank with the Bank Secrecy Act and in the Deposit Operations area. Cory will primarily focus on BSA, bank operations, Data Processing, product development and customer service.
Nex-Tech relocated its store location to 3700 10th Street in Great Bend on Nov. 1. Nex-Tech customers will enjoy easier access in and out of the parking lot with entrances available on both 10th Street and Grant Street. Customers can sign up for all their technology services at the Nex-Tech store including telephone, Internet, wireless, security and business IT solutions. The property also provided Nex-Tech the ability to place its new central office building on the same property as the store location. The central office building houses network electronics and fiber terminations necessary to support Nex-Tech's $1.7 million ...
Anyone who is on the search for stocking stuffers and other gifts may want to take advantage of the upcoming B&N Jewelry Fair. St. Rose Health Center volunteers are sponsoring the event, which is open to the public.
Millennials are expected to account for most of the anticipated growth in Christmas spending this year, with 47 percent saying they’ll spend more than last year, according to a survey from PricewaterhouseCooper.
November 24, 2015|
Gentiva Hospice – part of Kindred at Home, the nation's largest provider of home health and hospice services – joins in celebrating National Home Care and Hospice Month. Every November, this observance honors hospice and home health workers – including nurses, aides, social workers, therapists and administrators – who make a remarkable difference in the daily lives of patients and their families.
The first wave of Mary Kay Chemo Care packages were delivered to the staff at the Great Bend Heartland Cancer Center this week by Mary Kay Sr. Sales Director Jil Johnson. The staff will pass out over 40 gifts that were sponsored by various businesses and individuals' right here in Great Bend. "Together with the Individual Beauty Consultants in my Unit, we have set a goal to bless at least 200 people receiving treatments in the Central Kansas region with our Mary Kay Chemo Care packages. Our hope is that these Chemo Care packages will not only help with dry ...