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Washburn Alumni Association to honor six

Six Washburn University alumni will be honored on Saturday, April 25 during the Washburn University Alumni Awards Banquet at the Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center. A cocktail reception begins at 6…

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2ND ANNUAL WOMEN’S FORUM AND PANEL DISCUSSION “Carving a New American Business Landscape”

EMBD Women’s Initiative’s 2nd Annual Women’s Forum will beApril 28, 3:00-5:30 p.m., at the Capitol Plaza Hotel in the Emerald Ball Room.  Guest speaker is Ms. Roberta Phillips, Executive Director…

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Washburn’s Leadership Challenge Event celebrates fifth anniversary April 9-10

Washburn’s fifth annual Leadership Challenge Event is bringing 150 high school and college students to Topeka to compete in a real world, real-time leadership simulation. The event is planned, organized…

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C-SPAN to reveal Topeka history and highlight authors during week-long visit

  Mayor Larry Wolgast and Cox Communications will welcome C-SPAN to Topeka on Tuesday, April 7th, at 12:30 p.m. CT at the Ritchie House as they kick off a visit to…

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Westar Energy’s free mobile app adds convenience for busy customers

Westar Energy Inc. (NYSE:WR) recently launched its MyWestar free mobile app, which provides customers a convenient and easy way to manage their account including reporting and tracking service outages from…

2015 Annual Small Business Climate Survey Summary

The Topeka Independent Business Association (TIBA) recently completed its fifth annual Small Business Climate Survey.  Participants were asked about their actual business results during 2014 as well as their expectations…

Jayhawk File Express celebrates 20 years and introduces a new employee

Jayhawk File Express will celebrate their 20th anniversary this year. Jayhawk File Express was founded in 1996 by Chuck Karlan as a record storage company with 5 employees and has evolved…

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Westar Energy partners with Allconnect to make moving

Westar Energy is partnering with Allconnect, a national leader in connecting consumers with new services, to offer its Move Advisor program to Westar’s customers. The program “Connections from Westar Energy”…

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Local student entrepreneurs selected as finalists for the Washburn University Tri-County Challenge

Fourteen area students have been selected as finalists in the Washburn University Tri-County Challenge and will receive awards of $500 per project to implement their business ideas.  The Tri-County Challenge…

Asleep at the Wheel – Not! Rich’s Rule # 5

Staying relevant involves: Being aware of changes in one’s environment, industry or situation. Being alert to resulting threats or opportunities. Being ready to take action to avoid loss or make…