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Boy Scouts to Honor Larry & Anita Wolgast as Distinguished Citizens

TOPEKA, KS (3/15/2018)… The Jayhawk Area Council, Boy Scouts of America has named Larry and Anita Wolgast as recipients of the 2018 Distinguished Citizen Award. The Distinguished Citizen Award Dinner…

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Nominations Due March 16 for Small Business Awards

38th Annual Small Business Awards Call for Nominations Each year the Greater Topeka Partnership recognizes four local businesses and one small business advocate. This year’s Small Business Awards will take…

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John Bell to be inducted into Emporia State University HPER Alumni Hall of Honor

John Bell, recreation program supervisor at Old Prairie Town/Ward-Meade Historic site, has been named to the Emporia State University Health, Physical Education and Recreation Department Alumni Hall of Honor. Bell…

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Topeka Public Schools Receives 2018 Magna Award for Equity Initiatives

The winners of the 24th annual Magna Awards program sponsored by the National School Boards Association’s flagship magazine, American School Board Journal (ASBJ) have been announced. This year, the Magna Awards recognize school…

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Cyber Security and Continuity Planning Workshop

Cyber Security and Continuity Planning Workshop Join us for a complimentary seminar Thursday, March 29th Part I Cyber Security 11:00- 12:00 Roughly 60% of cyber-attacks in the U.S. target small…

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Earl Kemper Named 2017 ActionCOACH Partner of the Year, International Award

Top honor awarded over competition in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Central America TOPEKA, KS—Earl Kemper, owner of ActionCOACH Empowerment in Topeka, KS was honored as the 2017 Partner of…

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Kansas Chamber’s 2018 Leadership Kansas Class

       The Kansas Chamber announced the 40 members of its 2018 Leadership Kansas Class. Leadership Kansas is a nationally recognized program focused on developing and motivating a diverse…

Highland Park Students to Learn Financial Lessons

Students at Highland Park High School will participate in FutureNow: Finance March 14-15, a financial literacy program from Communities In Schools of Mid-America. FutureNow: Finance is supported by a grant…

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Farm to Table: REES FRUIT FARM

By Kim Gronniger Photo by JD Melton Rees Fruit Farm has been providing fruits and vegetables to people in northeast Kansas since 1901 and continues to evolve as trends shift….

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Farm to Table: OATIE BEEF

By Kim Gronniger Photo by JD Melton The inspiration for Oatie Beef struck Dallas Picolet as he watched a television commercial touting the health benefits of a humble bowl of oatmeal. He…