Tag: Business

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 […]

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 […]

Clean fuels workshop scheduled

A free workshop about natural gas/clean fuels in southwest Kansas is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon this Wednesday, Sept. 19, at the Clarion Inn in Garden City. Attendees can learn more about cost saving opportunities and clean fuel adoption as well as receive information about funding, financing and incentives. […]

Jagels awarded Certified Residential Specialist designation

Shanna Jagels, a Realtor Associate with Coldwell Banker – The Real Estate Shoppe, has been awarded the prestigious Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) Designation by the Residential Real Estate Council, the largest not-for-profit affiliate of the National Association of Realtors. Realtors who receive the CRS Designation have completed advanced professional training […]

Gov. Colyer congratulates O’Brates, Palmer Manufacturing

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications Gov. Jeff Colyer stopped in Garden City on Tuesday morning at Palmer Manufacturing and Tank, 2814 W. Jones Ave., to celebrate and congratulate the O’Brate family for reacquiring the company, a deal that was announced last week. “We just want to say thank […]

SageHouse Soaps to open in downtown Garden City

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications As the calendar inches closer to the June 2 grand opening, Jessica Gallardo’s excitement continues to build for her new store, SageHouse Soaps. “I’ve always wanted to own my own business. That’s been a dream since I was younger and finally I was […]

No joke: Local sales tax rates to rise Sunday

It’s no April Fool’s prank. On Sunday, April 1, sales tax rates in Finney County will increase to reflect a voter-approved measure designed to pay for several local improvements. The City of Garden City has issued a reminder through social media to alert the public and businesses about the change […]