Panzer Insurance announces that H. Mike Boys, LUTCF has joined the agency as a Licensed Customer Sales Representative effective December 2015. Mike originally retired in August 2011 after 23+ years as an insurance agent with another company in Great Bend. Mike stated "I really only took one week off before my son, who is an insurance agent in Dodge City, asked for me to help him." I enjoyed being with my family, but after more than three years of driving back and forth, it was time to stay home." When asked why he joined Shawn Panzer, Mike said "I really ...
Great Bend Regional Hospital is well-known for its Women and Children's Center, which delivers approximately 40 babies per month to parents from all over central and southwest Kansas. With an affiliated obstetrics practice on the second floor of the hospital, the Heartland Regional Health Clinic with Dr. Jodi Henrikson and Dr. Aisha Rush refers hundreds of patients to the hospital each year. To prepare expecting parents for the arrival of their babies, Great Bend Regional Hospital will be offering a Birthing Class from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 20th. "Parents who attend our ...
As a leading healthcare provider in central Kansas, Great Bend Regional Hospital was proud to lead the charge in raising awareness for heart disease in women on Friday, Feb. 5, which was National Wear Red Day. The nationwide initiative is organized by the American Heart Association as part of American Heart Month. According to the nonprofit organization, heart disease and stroke cause 1 in 3 deaths among women each year, killing approximately one woman every 80 seconds. However, 80 percent of cardiac and stroke events may be prevented with education and action.
Jacam Chemical in Sterling has been assigned a patent (9,249,651) developed by four co-inventors for a "method and apparatus for downhole application of treatment chemicals in gas wells." The co-inventors are James C. Baker of Anthony, Harlan G. McCormack of Wichita, Gene F. Brock of Conroe, Texas, and Gene H. Zaid of Sterling.
In a hospital serving thousands of patients each year, the Imaging Department for Great Bend Regional Hospital has about a dozen employees and keeps extremely busy. Three of its employees recently passed new Boards, earning certifications to perform advanced level testing for the growing hospital.
DENVER, Colo. – Tribune Broadcasting, a division of Tribune Media (NYSE: TRCO), announced the appointment of Joan Barrett as vice president/GM of KDVR and KWGN in Denver. Barrett will oversee all aspects of the station, including strategic planning and day-to-day operations. Barrett is expected to join the company later this month.
Last week, Angela Joy, an Australian firefighter of the Victorian County Fire Authority, snapped a photo of her breastfeeding her baby during a community event. The post garnered more than 38,000 Likes on Facebook, and a strong reaction with more than 1,000 comments.
January 31, 2016|
The devastating storm dubbed "Winter Storm Jonas" that hit the East Coast this past weekend left as many as 37 dead, reports The Weather Channel, while costing an estimated $500 million to $1 billion in damages, lost wages and other expenses, says the Atlantic.
January 31, 2016|
Saint Francis Community Services (SFCS) announced today that Associated Youth Services (AYS) is merging with SFCS in a move designed to expand and enhance services to at-risk children and youth within Kansas City and the rest of the state. A nonprofit provider to youth in crisis situations since 1972, AYS will continue to operate its programs and services within the Kansas City metro area under the name "Associated Youth Services."
The Farmers Alliance Companies in McPherson have announced that Keller Real Estate & Insurance Inc. in Great Bend has been named a Farmers Alliance Advantage Agent for 2016. To qualify as an Advantage Agent, an agency must exhibit superior professionalism and profitability over five consecutive years. Advantage Agents are recognized by Farmers Alliance as the "best of the best." To reach this level of distinction is a reflection of this agency's commitment to their customers and their community.