Tag: Community

Extra Precautions for Common Errands

As our communities transition to “Safer-at-Home” status, Centura Health wants to share important guidance with older adults and people of any age who have serious underlying medical conditions like lung disease, heart disease and diabetes, that places them at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19. “While many of us are […]

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 […]

In Case You Missed It–April 17, 2020

Here’s a rundown of the most popular posts from our Facebook and website pages from this week, just in case you missed them! GCCC to Continue Online for Summer 2020 A Resilient Community: Stepping Up to Meet Today’s Needs Southwest Kansas COVID-19 Resource Group Expands Efforts to Assist Area Agencies […]

Finding the Silver Lining

Happy Friday! (It’s Friday, right???) As many of you may know (or not), the Greater Garden City site is a partnership between Garden City Journal and Finney County Economic Development Corporation.  Which means FCEDC staff split the duties of maintaining the GGC website and social media sites.  In normal times, […]

Garden City Journal Debuts Sunflower Kids Academy

The Garden City Journal facebook page, in partnership with American Implement, the City of Garden City and Finney County Economic Development Corporation, is featuring a new video series developed especially for kids during this critical time of social distancing—Sunflower Kids Academy.   The first video, which premiered Tuesday morning, features […]

We Stand with Tyson. Forward Together.

On August 9, 2019, and the days following, Finney County and the communities of Holcomb and Garden City once again proved why this community is so special.   Numerous posts flooded social media outlets with an outpouring of support for Tyson and their employees and families. Local businesses organized supply […]

Fankhausers to receive Good Scout Award

This Sunday, Nov. 4, the Santa Fe Trail Council, Boy Scouts of America will honor Dan and Dick Fankhauser with the Good Scout Award, which was established in 1994 to acknowledge community leaders who have received extraordinary national-level recognition, fame or eminence within their field and have a strong record […]

Schools honoring veterans, first responders this week

On Friday, Nov. 10, the student council at Kenneth Henderson Middle School will honor community veterans by inviting them to breakfast at 7:15 a.m. in the school’s atrium, 2406 Fleming St. The school would like to have veterans whether they are active duty or retired from any branch of the […]

‘Power of Pink’ campaign kicks off

By SCOTT AUST More than 100 people attended Thursday night’s kickoff of the Power of Pink fundraising drive at Samy’s Spirits and Steakhouse, whose goal is to raise $200,000 toward purchasing a 3D digital tomosynthesis machine, a state of the art machine used to detect breast cancer. Heather Wright-Renick, St. […]

City-Link marks 10th year

By SCOTT AUST Garden City officials helped Finney County Transit celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the City-Link fixed route public transit service with a ceremony and tours of the transit center, 1008 N. 11th St. Chrystal Bazan, who has been director of Finney County Transit since March 2015, said […]