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.
Some avoid Black Friday as if it were the black plague, choosing to excuse themselves from the frantic, bargain-hunting crowds. The traditional kick-off to the Christmas shopping season that's come the day after Thanksgiving since 1932 is certainly not for everybody.
Nex-Tech's Economic Development and Networking Specialist, Mendi Alexander recently received the 2016 NREDA President's Award. The award was presented to her at an awards luncheon at the annual conference of the National Rural Economic Developers Association (NREDA) held in Mount Pleasant, S.C. in early November.
The Kansas Department of Transportation announces approved bids for state highway construction and maintenance projects in Kansas. The letting took place Oct. 19, in Topeka. Some of the bids may include multiple projects that have been bundled based on proximity and type of work.
Danceography introduces its October and November dancers of the month. Danceography students will be recognized for excellent work inside the studio - attitude and dance ability. The students of the month are nominated and voted on by the staff.
Behind every crime is an individual who has crossed the line that separates societal and moral acceptability from the realm of injustice. As a society, we try to limit crime’s capacity to harmfully interfere in our lives by sending those who cross that line to prison.
November 03, 2016|
President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Social Security act in 1935 to ensure aging generations against disability, economic downturns and declines in health that affect worker productivity. Today, more than 80 years later, Social Security helps lift nearly 15 million elderly Americans above the poverty line. However, it carries significant costs that are becoming increasingly difficult to sustain. In fact, Social Security’s reserves are projected to be depleted by 2034. This raises the unappetizing threat of looming tax hikes to fund a program that is already straining on government spending. Last year, Social Security accounted for nearly a trillion ...
November 02, 2016|
An airplane mechanic — or as he puts it, a “plane fixer” — recently shared a conversation among other pilots. He said he works with a number of pilots that will not fly a plane until he's cleared it for flight. If other mechanics want to ground a plane, they turn to him for his opinion before proceeding.
November 02, 2016|
Ashley Blair has joined the professional world of massage therapy at The Station, 2546 20th in Great Bend. She is a recent, top of the class, graduate of Heritage College of Wichita. In addition to graduating from an accredited school, she has completed 14 months internship and hands-on training at The Station and is a member of the American Massage Therapy Association.
A new A&W Restaurant is opening in Great Bend. The location is at 3800 10th Street just across the street from Wal-Mart. The current Long John Silver's restaurant is being redesigned to now include an A&W. The A&W will be opening the first part of December, and have a celebratory ribbon cutting ceremony with Manager Vera Conley and Team A&W/LJS.