Business

State Commerce Secretary tours Finney County, area

Kansas Department of Commerce Secretary David Toland, center, listens as HJ Swender, with American Warrior, talks about the Parrot Cove Indoor Water Park during a tour of the community on Tuesday. By SCOTT AUST Director of Communications/Finney County Economic Development GARDEN CITY — Kansas Secretary of Commerce David Toland visited […]

Student job fair scheduled

Garden City High School and Finney County Workforce Connection are partnering to host a Student Job Fair from 8:45 a.m. to 11:25 a.m. on Wednesday, April 24 at Garden City High School.  GCHS and FCWC work closely to help meet the workforce needs of Finney County and educate the youth […]

FCEDC developing roadmap for childcare needs

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications The Finney County Economic Development Corporation’s Board of Directors on Wednesday heard an update concerning the organization’s roadmap for addressing the community’s childcare needs FCEDC has been working with childcare professionals and organizations in the community for more than two years about childcare. […]

Freshman career fair to be held Jan. 17

Garden City High School will host a Freshman Career Fair from 8:50 – 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, January 17, 2019.  The fair is focused on career exploration for GCHS freshmen who will soon be asked to select a career academy for the remainder of their high school education track. Presenters […]

Builders hold annual training

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications More than 50 local and area builders and contractors attended the Southwest Kansas Builders Education Conference at the Finney County Fairgrounds on Nov. 15. The Southwest Kansas Builders Association partnered with the City of Garden City to provide builders the CEU hours required […]

Flat Mountain Brewhouse gearing up for opening day

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications Flat Mountain Brewhouse is a hive of activity right now as workers strive to get the new restaurant and brewery in downtown Garden City ready for a soft opening in late December. On Wednesday, Finney County Commissioners and the Finney County Economic Development […]

Freshman career fair scheduled

  Registration is now open for the 2018 Freshman Career Fair to be held from 8:50 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Friday, December 14 at Garden City High School. Help freshman students explore career interests by telling them about your day-to-day career responsibilities. We are looking for volunteer presenters who do […]

GCCC meat judging team earns championships, All Americans

The Garden City Community College wrapped up a successful fall season, earning Reserve National Champion and National Champion Lamb Judging and seeing four team members named All Americans. The team is coached by Dr. Clint Alexander and members of the administration. Student team members include: Joni Loepky, Satanta —1st Team […]

Manufacturers invited to energy efficiency seminar

On Wednesday, Nov. 14, Mid-America Manufacturing Technology Center (MAMTC) will present a free seminar for manufacturers about energy efficiency and the REAP (Rural Energy for America Program) and how it can apply to your business. The meeting starts at 11 a.m. at the 2nd floor meeting room at the Garden […]

Luncheon highlights business apprenticeship, training programs

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications More than 30 local business and industry representatives attended a noon luncheon Monday to learn more about the state’s Registered Apprenticeship program and on-the-job training program. Tucky Allen, Business Services Director with Kansas WorkforceONE, said the registered apprentice program is a Kansas Department […]