Tag: Business

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 […]

Brew pub under consideration

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications Bringing a microbrewery to downtown Garden City has long been a dream for many based on informal social media polls. That dream may become a reality in the future. Local businessman Jorge Guzman purchased the building at 207 N. Main St., formerly the […]

Patrick Dugan’s excels in coffee and atmosphere

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications Editor’s Note: This story is part of a series called the 25 Days of Downtown Christmas that highlights the fantastic selection of businesses in downtown Garden City. More than two months after nearly doubling its space, Patrick Dugan’s Coffee House continues to shine […]