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Big Heart Pet Brands to Expand

Big Heart Pet Brands has been award an incentive grant by GO Topeka Economic Partnership  to help fund a sizable expansion project to their Topeka facility located at 2200 NW Brickyard Road….

Boys & Girls Clubs of Topeka announces their 2015 Board of Directors

Boys & Girls Clubs of Topeka announces their 2015 Board of Directors Glenda Cafer, President Cafer Pemberton LLC Ken Scott, Vice President Capitol Federal Savings Frank Kerr, Past President Capital…

CONSTRUCTION FIRMS ADD 39,000 JOBS IN JANUARY, BRINGING EMPLOYMENT TO HIGHEST LEVEL SINCE 2009 AS SECTOR’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE DROPS TO 9.8 PERCENT

Job Gains Come as Most Firms Report Plans to Expand Headcount in 2015 Amid Rising Demand, But Worry About Growing Shortages of Qualified Workers to Fill Available Positions NEWS RELEASE…

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TPAC Announces 2015 Executive Committee and Board Members

Topeka Performing Arts Center’s 2015 Board President, Sue Buckley has announced the 2015 Board of Trustees Executive Committee. The Officers are: Sue Buckley, ISG Technology, President Jim Wempe, Capitol Federal…

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How Leaders Hang Themselves

By Doug Sterbenz Leaders do what’s uncomfortable for the greater good of the organization. A few months ago, I walked into my house after work and my wife met me…

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Middle School Students Explore Bartlett & West in New JA Program

A group of Washburn Rural Middle School students will gain firsthand knowledge about the life of an engineer Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015, when they participate in “Skills to Achieve” a…

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Topeka, KS Named One of Livability.com’s Best Affordable Places to Live, 2015

New list identifies and ranks America’s best affordable cities Often times, the cities found on “best places to live” lists can be a bit on the pricey side. While they…

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TARC Announces the 2015 Board Members

TARC announces the 2015 Board Members.  Board members were elected at the Annual Meeting, November 24, 2014. TARC Foundation Board: Ann Shelton (Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas), President Matthew…

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Quest and Educational Credit Unions to Merge

Quest Credit Union and Educational Credit Union, both cooperative, member-owned financial institutions, have announced their intention to merge in 2016. This merger will create one of the largest credit unions…

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The Most Pervasive Challenge – Rich’s Rule # 2

By Rich Drinon Face it…If You Can’t Communicate, You Can’t Lead! The most prevalent challenge in your role as leader is effective communication.  History and evolution show that communication –…