Consumer spending during the 2016 Halloween season is expected to average $82.93 per household. That means a total of $8.4 billion nationally will be spent on the traditional decorations, candy, cards and costumes. It doesn't take witchcraft to make scary things happen to your wallet this time of year. Unscrupulous businesses would love to treat themselves to your dollars. The trick is knowing how to be a smart Halloween shopper. Here is some advice from your Better Business Bureau for avoiding the webs being spun around this fright-filled shopping season.
Being unemployed can be terrifying as you cope without an obvious flow of cash coming in. But with the right approach, it can also be an opportunity to better yourself before you get back into the workforce.
October 12, 2016|
Doonan Specialized Trailer, LLC recently installed a MAXON® Railift RC-2B series liftgate on a Chaparral II flatbed trailer. The 28x102-foot aluminum, two-axle, 22.5 tire, Chaparral II was the perfect model for the size and medium-duty load requirements required.
Jay Luerman has joined First Kansas Bank as a Credit Analyst according to Paul Snapp, President of the Bank. In announcing the hire, Snapp commented that, "Jay has the values, experience and education to help First Kansas Bank deliver high quality service to our loan customers in Great Bend. He brings a Kansas farm background with common sense and a strong work ethic to our customers. We are excited to have Jay join our bank team."
The Kansas Healthcare Collaborative recently recognized Great Bend Regional Hospital for its successful participation in the second round of the national Hospital Engagement Network, known as HEN 2.0, according to Adina Gregory, Chief Operating Officer for the local healthcare leader.
October 08, 2016|
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When Jan Westfall calls on prospective Fuller Industries customers, she comes bearing her regular business card that happens to be attached to a blinged toilet mop. Westfall recently became the regional sales manager at Fuller.
The Kansas Department of Transportation announces approved bids for state highway construction and maintenance projects in Kansas. The letting took place Sept. 21, in Topeka. Some of the bids may include multiple projects that have been bundled based on proximity and type of work.
October is National Physical Therapy Month and Advance Therapy and Sports Medicine is celebrating by hosting its annual food drive for the Great Bend Food Bank. If anyone would like to contribute, stop by the office, 3715 10th in Great Bend, and drop off any food items in the lobby. "We would be forever grateful and we know that many others in our community will be grateful as well," said owner Teresa Malone.