Staff members and volunteers are hard at work organizing the upcoming Sunflower Diversified Charity Gala and they could use the community's help – especially because this is the non-profit agency's 50thanniversary.
Have you been thinking about talking to your children about money? Maybe you worry that you don’t have the resources to help your child learn about money management. Or, you might be at a loss about how to get started.
January 08, 2016|
American State Bancshares of Great Bend announced today that it intends to combine two of its subsidiary banks by merging Peoples Exchange Bank, Belleville, into American State Bank & Trust, Great Bend, in the second quarter of 2016. The announcement was made by American State Bancshares President and CEO Donald R. LacKamp.
Could $1 really change your life? David Tudor is living proof that it could. In just two years, Tudor lost 150 pounds and, last year alone, he competed in 15 Highland Game events and 3 power-lifting meets. Tudor is now a certified personal trainer and managing a gym. Rusty Newton is another example. Once overly tired and overweight, Newton recently lost nearly 100 pounds- and he's now loving life, facing each and every day with abundant energy and motivation.
For the 25th consecutive year, the Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association of Kansas (PMCA) donated gasoline to the Kansas Highway Patrol to fill up patrol cars during the holidays. Through the Holiday Highways Safety Program, the PMCA donates fuel to the Patrol to fill up patrol cars from Dec. 24 through Jan. 1. The donation will be of great assistance at a time when budgets continue to be tight.
On Dec. 18, Congress passed the PATH Act, which renews and makes permanent the Charitable IRA provision of 2006, making it easier for Americans to give to causes they care about. This provision has the power to help local charities strengthen their communities by allowing individuals to roll over up to $100,000 annually from an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) to charity without being federally taxed.