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Brain Freeze

What was I thinking? A client hired me to deliver a keynote speech, so I planned the trip, prepared my speech, packed my bag, jumped in my truck and headed…

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ELEVEN GRANTS KICK OFF 13TH YEAR AT WOMEN’S FUND LUNCHEON

“The Women’s Fund,” a donor-advised fund of the Topeka Community Foundation is hosting a luncheon where they will award $44,954.50 to 11 local organizations for programs directed at financial literacy…

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Cair Paravel Latin School Honored by Architectural Digest

LISTEN. DESIGN. INSPIRE. Please join us in congratulating Cair Paravel Latin School in Topeka for being awarded the Most Beautiful Private High School in Kansas by Architectural Digest. We are…

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Nominees for the 38th Annual Small Business Awards

The following businesses have been selected for the 38th Annual Small Business Awards presented by GO Topeka and the Greater Topeka Chamber of Commerce Capital City Business of Distinction Porterfield’s…

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How to pay more than lip service to your brand

Many financial institutions struggle with differentiating themselves in this commodity-mindset industry. “We need a new slogan,” they say. And, “let’s talk about our great service.” Service is not a position…

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What tourist-y restaurants can teach banks about being sticky

I was a tourist in Branson, MO recently and as to be expected, had some sub-par experiences in the crowded restaurants. Many seemed perfectly happy offering mediocre food and sticky…

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Advisors Excel’s Team Neuman delivers more than $16,000 to Lawrence Community Shelter’s Family Program

Topeka, Kansas, April 19, 2018 — Matt Neuman, Vice President of Advisor Development at Advisors Excel, and his team of financial professionals and staff recently presented a $16,300 donation to…

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Team Envista Cares during National Volunteer Week

Envista Credit Union is celebrating National Volunteer Week, April 16-20, by providing a half-day of volunteer time to every employee to use to help five local non-profit organizations. Collectively, Envista employees…

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TOPEKA INDEPENDENT BUSINESS ASSOCIATION – 2018 Annual Small Business Climate Survey Summary

The Topeka Independent Business Association (TIBA) recently completed its eighth annual Small Business Climate Survey.  Participants were asked about their actual business results during 2017 as well as their expectations…

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TOPEKA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION AWARDS SCHOLARSHIPS

More than 80 scholarship recipients (students representing high schools from throughout Shawnee County) will be honored at a reception at6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 17th at the Topeka County Club. (Refreshments…