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Insurance Planning gift endows new charitable fund

Insurance Planning, Inc., 3006 Broadway, presented a gift of $20,000 to Heartland Community Foundation to establish the Fred & Jean Berger Insurance Planning, Inc., Charitable Fund. The gift honors Fred and Jean Berger who founded Insurance Planning in 1968. Brandon Prough, chair of the Heartland Community Foundation board of directors, and Tammy McClellan, executive director, accepted the gift on behalf of the Foundation.

December 31, 2014 | | Business


Dr. Robin Durrett retires

Clara Barton Hospital and Clinics has announced that Dr. Robin Durrett, DO, has retired as of Dec. 17, in order to focus on his health and deal with a personal medical issue.

December 28, 2014 | | Business


Tax-Free transfers to charity renewed for IRA owners 70½ or older; rollovers this month can still co

Certain owners of individual retirement arrangements (IRAs) have a limited time to make tax-free transfers to eligible charities and have them count for tax-year 2014, the Internal Revenue Service said today.

December 28, 2014 | | Business


Resolutions to rehab: Move better in the New Year

While your holidays are filled with Christmas hams, sugar cookies and eggnog, the pending New Year and accompanying resolutions will be lingering in the back of your mind. And if it's been awhile since your last trip to the gym, you should brush the rust off and talk with your local physical therapist about ways to stay safe while getting fit.

December 27, 2014 | | Business




NCRA Food Bank donation

December 21, 2014 | | Business


Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center announces November graduates

Fifty-seven new law enforcement officers were congratulated by Barry Grissom, U.S. Attorney for the District of Kansas, during their graduation from the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center (KLETC) on Nov. 14.

December 17, 2014 | | Business


Salon wants to help kids look their best for Christmas

The Hair Studio at 1007 Williams in Great Bend is doing its Kuts for Kids again this year and needs some help from the community by choosing a name from its Christmas tree and making a $10 donation so these kids get their hair cut for Christmas.

December 17, 2014 | | Business


Pink Bucket Donation

Derek Fredrick, manager of Water's True Value, presents a $920 check for the Heartland Cancer Patient Care and Support Endowment Fund at Golden Belt Community Foundation (GBCF). The check represents 100 percent of the proceeds from the store's Pink Bucket fundraiser for breast cancer. Accepting the check, from left, are Leann Danner, RN OCN at Heartland Cancer Center, and Christy Tustin, GBCF executive director.

December 16, 2014 | | Business


Dashing through the snow jobs of scammers

Among holiday traditions for your Better Business Bureau is the listing of the year's 12 most frequently reported scams. Most of them have been around for a long time and there's no reason to believe that their perpetrators are going to stop anytime soon. So we continue down the frosty lane of rip-offs, with 3 more of our 12 scams of Christmas.

December 14, 2014 | | Business


New staff at ElderCare, Inc. starting January 2015

Robin Fabricius, Chair of the ElderCare Board of Directors of the local non-profit agency, has announced new staff. Gaila A. Nielsen will be the Executive Director for ElderCare, Inc. Nielsen will direct the Home Care and Nutrition divisions of the agency. Nielsen was with Legend Senior Living in Topeka and Lawrence as Regional Director of Sales and Marketing, Ellinwood School District and Alterra Healthcare in Great Bend.

December 14, 2014 | | Business


Generosity of Van Wyk, Inc. employees exceeds all expectations

It is customary during the Christmas season to give generously and to support local charities. A group of employees at Van Wyk, Inc. proposed to take up a collection from their co-workers to do just that. Worthy causes were selected in each of the states where the company has terminals. Dave Van Wyk, President of Van Wyk, Inc., agreed to match dollar for dollar what was raised by employees up to a total of $2,000.

December 14, 2014 | | Business


Great Bend Board of Realtors donation project

Realtor members giving back to their communities and participating in local events has been an ongoing effort for the Great Bend Board of Realtors for many years. They have given both individually and as an association. Some of the organization that have benefitted from such giving are: KANS for Kids, Special Olympics, Family Crisis and Kansas Honor Flights to name a few. The quarterly giving project has selected the second quarterly recipient as The Humane Society. The local Humane Society received $1,000 to help with their ongoing mission. As the nation's largest and most effective animal protection organization ...

December 14, 2014 | | Business


KDOT announces approved November bids

The Kansas Department of Transportation announces approved bids for state highway construction and maintenance projects in Kansas. The letting took place Nov. 19 in Topeka.

December 14, 2014 | | Business


Chamber recognizes outgoing Young Professional volunteers

The Great Bend Chamber of Commerce & Economic Development recently recognized the efforts of five individuals who will finish their service to the Barton County Young Professionals Steering Committee at the end of 2014.

December 12, 2014 | | Business


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K&M Tire to acquire Kansas based Becker Tire and Treading

K&M Tire, Inc. and Becker Tire and Treading, Inc., headquartered in Great Bend, announced today that they have signed a Letter of Intent for ...

January 24, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Kansas Legal Services spreads the news about Earned Income Tax Credit (Eitc)

Kansas workers may get a larger tax refund this year because of the EITC or Earned Income Tax Credit. But to get it, you must ...

January 24, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


How life changes in 2016 will impact your tax bill

Your tax years are like thumbprints: No two tax years will look alike. One year you are single, and you're married the next. One ...

January 24, 2017 | Mariana Chrisney Deseret News | Business


Area Agency On Aging recognizes Focal Point Centers

Twenty-four senior centers from across southwest have been recognized and designated a 2016 Focal Point by the SouthWest Kansas Area Agency on Aging (SWKAAA) according ...

January 21, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Emprise Bank establishes endowment with HaysMed Foundation

Emprise Bank and the HaysMed Foundation announce the creation of the Emprise Bank Endowment with a gift of $25,000. The Endowment is a permanent ...

January 21, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Foley Equipment raise funds for UWCK

January 21, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Young supports children, families at Sunflower’s Early Ed Center

In her new position at the Sunflower Early Education Center (EEC), Shauna Young is helping families discover the services that will best meet their children ...

January 20, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Matt Cohler helped build Facebook, Snapchat, LinkedIn and Uber. Here's his advice for startups

Matt Cohler is one of the most influential entreprenuers you've never met.

January 20, 2017 | Herb Scribner News Division | Business


Free online tax filing with KS WebFile is now simpler, more convenient

The Kansas Department of Revenue has increased the convenience and security of the state's free online filing system KS WebFile with a new verification ...

January 14, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Van Wyk donates $2,600 to Almost Home during Christmas season

The more David Roat learned about Almost Home Inc., the more he knew it was the right fit for his employer's Christmas-time donation.

January 11, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Fort Hays State again listed in top level in U.S. News & World Report’s online rankings

Online bachelor's degree programs from Fort Hays State University are ranked 15th in the nation and number 1 in Kansas in the 2017 Best ...

January 10, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Straub International announces leadership changes

Straub International announced two changes to its management team. Randy Veatch recently accepted the role of senior vice president and chief operations officer for Straub ...

January 10, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


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