Rosewood Ranch's third year competing in the National Snaffle Bit Association World Championship Show proved to be its toughest challenge of three appearances. Still, the riders persevered, taking home 14 top-10 finishes with two Rosewood riders recording top-3 finishes, which included Rosewood's Jamie Crone winning reserve grand champion.
Inc. magazine today ranked Benefit Management of Great Bend 4636th on its seventh-annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list provides a snapshot of the most important segment of the economy-America's independent entrepreneurs. These companies are recognized for demonstrating growth and stability.
Straub International opened their new Wichita store located at 3200 W. May St. on Aug. 5th. Although the store was expected to open Sept. 1, construction finished earlier than planned. "The store is stocked and ready to serve our customers", said Alan Dold, General Manager "We anticipate a great amount of growth with this facility and have added staff to equip ourselves for their needs".
Teresa Hickel is being promoted to Assistant Vice President and Operations Officer for First Kansas Bank according to Paul Snapp, President and CEO of the Bank. Snapp remarked, "Teresa has the values, banking experience and work ethic to lead the operations of our Bank. She will continue to strengthen our Bank's commitment to operate in a safe and sound manner while providing personalized service to our customers. We are excited to have Teresa leading this important area of First Kansas Bank."
Sterling House of Great Bend, a Brookdale community, 1206 Patton Road, will host "Stuff the Bus" again this year. The goal is to provide extra supplies for teachers and school children. This year residents will deliver all donated supplies to Riley Elementary on Aug. 30th.
Jamie Wolf, Hoisington, gained weight after going through breast cancer treatment and while taking her follow-up medication. She wanted to lose the extra 40-plus pounds but wasn't sure how to go about it.
"Transitions: A mother and daughter art show" exhibits the visual and textual representations experienced in the lives of mother and daughter on a road to recover through expressions and transitions. The featured artists are Johnita and Elizabeth Becker. It will be a mixed media presentation of artwork, and is the 7th show at Petr's Frame House. "Its a mother and daughter going through life's problems," said Grigorev. "They transition from old to something new."The exhibit is hosted by Petr's Frame House, 2009 16th St., at 2:30 p.m. on Aug. 17.
Taylor Klug is being promoted to Vice President, Information Technology and Compliance Officer for First Kansas Bank according to Paul Snapp, President and CEO of the Bank. Snapp remarked, "Since joining our Bank, Taylor has done an outstanding job delivering customer service and leadership in a variety of roles. She will continue to strengthen our Bank's commitment to providing exceptional customer service while building genuine relationships. I am pleased to announce this promotion"
Photon Healthy Energy at EZ TAN featuring the Photon Genius is having an 'Informative Class' at 7 p.m. on Monday. Admission is $10. Door prizes, refreshments, demos and a free $35 coupon to use the Genius.
Corrie Danks has been a crafter for more than 20 years and her dream has been to open her own scrapbooking business. The dream came true on Aug. 1, her first day as owner of The Craft Coop in downtown Great Bend.
Great Bend, KS A440 Music (http://www.A440greatbend.com) announced today that JoAnn Gaunt has joined the A440 team to further develop their growing musical instrument repair and supply services. JoAnn Gaunt is a musician, teacher, and band instrument repair technician who grew up in Great Bend.
Great Bend Regional Hospital has received the Women's Choice Award from WomenCertified, distinguishing it as one of the Best Hospitals for Patient Experience in Obstetrics. The award is based on criteria that include female patient satisfaction measurements as well as clinical excellence considerations, said Delia Passi, chief executive officer of WomenCertified.
Dr. Joey Linn, who had been serving on an interim basis since last fall, was named today as the new vice president of the Division of Student Affairs at Fort Hays State University. The appointment takes effect immediately.