Tag: Garden City

OSU names baseball stadium for O’Brate

By Hallie Hart, O’Colly Sports Editor Editor’s Note: This story was originally published Oct. 18 by The O’Colly, Oklahoma State University’s student newspaper Colorful renderings of the stadium-in-progress lined the wall behind the man who inspired the new venue’s name. Cecil O’Brate, wearing a suit and a striped tie, sat […]

Diversity breakfast, multicultural summit set for Oct. 11

Registration is open for the 2018 Diversity Breakfast and Multicultural Summit on October 11 at the Clarion Inn in Garden City. The breakfast, organized by the City of Garden City’s Cultural Relations Board and Multicultural Planning Committee, will celebrate the diverse culture of Somalia. Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. […]

Kiwanis looking for people to join Garden City club

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications The Kiwanis Club, which at one time had both a noon and morning club in Garden City, is reforming and looking for people interested in joining and participating in the international volunteer service organization. Shirley McLoughlin, Kansas District Governor of Cimarron, said the […]

Advocacy groups to host foster care forum Oct. 3

Strengthen Families Rebuild Hope, a coalition of advocacy groups and individuals, will host a public forum on foster care issues from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 3, at the Finney County Public Library, 605 E Walnut St. The meeting is open to anyone interested in foster care, especially child welfare-involved individuals and families, […]

Fiesta Time! Annual pageant, community celebration this weekend

This weekend’s Garden City Community Mexican Fiesta marks its 92nd year of celebration. The Mexican Independence Day observance, also celebrated in locations across the U.S., has included a parade each year in Garden City since 1928, a fiesta queen crowning that has be staged annually since 1929 and a scholarship […]

YMCA names Castoe Aquatics and Dome Program Director

The YMCA of Southwest Kansas recently named Stacy Castoe Aquatics and Dome Program Director for the Garden City branch. Castoe served as Garden City Family YMCA Fitness Director from 2006-2013. According to CEO Chad Knight, Castoe’s knowledge of the YMCA’s mission and values, and her overall work ethic and positive […]

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 […]

Baby giraffe, Kijiji, new addition at Lee Richardson Zoo

Lee Richardson Zoo welcomed a new face on Friday, July 20, with the birth of a female reticulated giraffe calf. Zoo staff have named the calf, Kijiji , a Swahili word meaning “village.” She is the first calf for five-year-old female, Cleo, and nine-year-old male, Juani. According to the zoo, […]