Tag: Community

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 […]

Fall cleanup starts Monday

Garden City’s annual two-week fall cleanup kicks off Monday, providing residents an opportunity to get rid of the clutter hanging around their homes and property. The free pick-up is for residential areas only, not businesses. The cleanup continues through October 13, with the city broken up into eight zones, each […]

Patrick Dugan’s unveils renovation

By SCOTT AUST At 7 a.m. Friday, Patrick Dugan’s Coffee House, 301 N. Main St., revealed to the public the fruits of an expansion project that took 13 months from start to finish, wrapping up late Wednesday evening. “We were at the point that Friday and Saturday mornings you couldn’t […]

Community Garden symbolizes Garden City

The name says it all… Community Garden. It’s been there for as long as I remember,decades maybe? In my mind it symbolizes Garden City at its core, sharing amongst the different cultures that make us who we are … Growth, pride and one more little spot of beauty that makes […]