Golden Belt Community Foundation promotes Giving Tuesday as a day and opportunity to help build the endowment funds for nearly 50 charitable organizations in Barton, Pawnee, Rush and Stafford counties. Endowment funds for several communities and areas of interest, such as the arts, also benefit from the day of giving. Endowments provide a source of long-term support for local organizations.
Bj Wooding, the cartographer in Barton County's mapping division, received an Employee Recognition Award from the Barton County Commission and the county's Employee Relations Committee (ERC) on Monday. This award also recognized her as "employee of the quarter" for fall 2016.
Year awards on Jan. 15, 2016, in Overland Park at the KAPA-KRMCA 49th Annual Joint Convention. Each recipient was awarded a $250 cash prize, recognition at the KAPA-KRMCA 49th Annual Joint Convention award ceremony, personal plaque and company plaque as well as a Driver of the Year bumper sticker to display on their trucks.
Saint Francis Community Services (SFCS) has begun its annual Christmas for Kids campaign, which provides presents to children in foster care at Christmas. Each year, Saint Francis and its community partners work hard to ensure that no child served by the ministry goes without a gift under the tree on Christmas morning.
Only 23 states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between September and October while construction employment increased in 35 states between October 2015 and October 2016, according to analysis of Labor Department data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials said declining public-sector investments in infrastructure and other public projects were undermining construction employment growth in many parts of the country.
Black Friday may get most of the headlines, but the day after it – Small Business Saturday – is just as deserving of consumers' attention. Begun in 2010, it's a celebration of the benefits that shopping small can provide local communities and local shoppers. Those benefits are many. Your Better Business Bureau is a strong supporter of SBS, Small Business Saturday.
The rule may not appear to apply to President-elect Donald Trump, but for many employees across America, keeping social media civil and professional can lead to success in today's digitally savvy world.
November 17, 2016|
HOISINGTON - Superior Essex is proud to announce the latest recipient of the STAR Employee Recognition Award. Eric Parr, Buncher Operator, was named the second quarter 2016 STAR Employee and will be treated to a dinner in his honor, a customized gift pack, a plaque, and STAR Employee parking privileges.
November 16, 2016|
Special to the Tribune
Shoe Sensation, a regional chain of name brand family shoe stores, is sponsoring Socks For Troops company wide. Each store will be collecting socks for active duty military or local veterans in or around the community. Shoe Sensation will have military approved socks in store and customers will be able to receive 20% off the socks donated. Customers will also be able to bring in new socks to be donated.
William E. Small, ChFC, CLU, MSFS with AXA Advisors, LLC serving Great Bend and the surrounding area presented an overview of charitable giving techniques for the Kansas Chapter of the National Association of Charitable Gift Planners on Oct. 13, in Wichita. The presentation included an overview of Charitable Remainder Unitrust and Wealth Replacement Trust tools as a part of a comprehensive estate plan.
Doonan Specialized Trailer announced it has "gutted" a 25,000-square-foot manufacturing plant, previously used to "stall build" custom trailer products, to create a new, high-efficiency flatbed trailer plant.