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COVID-19 Impacts May Not Be Felt Yet for Class of 2020

Many adults have been adjusting to their disrupted life for the past two months, but the emotional impacts on high school seniors may be delayed – and that is concerning mental health providers at Centura Health. Consider the class of 2020 did not have prom, their final semester of sports, […]

MayDay! Nonprofit Relief Drive

In this time of uncertainty, nonprofits find themselves sending out an S.O.S., calling “Mayday! MAYDAY!” while hoping to find support and relief on the horizon.   There’s one fundamental truth that gives us hope – together we can do extraordinary things. Over the past several weeks, the world has been coming […]

Local Businesses Help Supply Face Masks to Community

On March 28, 2020, Governor Laura Kelly issued a state-wide stay at home order instructing Kansans to stay in their homes unless performing essential activities.  The order was then extended and is set to expire this Sunday, May 3.  News sources indicate that Governor Kelly does not intend to extend […]

“Maker’s” Unite To Meet A Crisis

The COVID-19 Pandemic has created significant challenges for many in health care and essential industries. Access to personal protective equipment has been hampered greatly by the sudden, unprecedented demand. As area businesses began reaching out to Finney County Economic Development Corporation to look for solutions, it only made sense to […]

Sunflower Kids Academy Debuts Newest Video in Series

The Garden City Journal has released another video in the Sunflower Kids Academy series. The videos were debuted around a month ago and are meant to entertain and educate kids and their families while they are practicing social distancing and stay at home orders during the COVID-19 pandemic. The newest […]

A Resilient Community: Stepping Up to Meet Today’s Needs

Our community has always been flexible and resilient. This is true especially now. When the Centers for Disease Control issued guidance for the use of cloth facemasks, Finney County Economic Development Corporation and the Great Plains MakerSpace set out to see what needs we could meet regionally for masks and […]