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    Unclaimed Property Up For Auction!

    Interested in antique jewelry, rare gold coins and other collectible items? Check out our series of ongoing auctions to place a bid for one of several treasure items listed. Each year, the Kansas State Treasurer’s Office receives the contents of safe … Continue reading

    Thu, 03 Sep 2015 17:36:31 +0000

  • FPA Practice Management Center Blog

    Be Proactive in a Reactive Environment

    Has the recent stock market volatility got you feeling like you are on an emotional roller coaster ride? One day headlines read, “After Historic 1,000 Point Plunge, Dow Dives 588 Points at Close,” and the next day they read, “Dow … Continue reading

    Thu, 03 Sep 2015 16:45:00 +0000

  • Kansas Association of Counties - News Flash

    New 911 Fees as of October 1, 2015

    The 911 Coordinating Council is raising the 911 fee from $0.53/subscriber account to $0.60. This change hits phone customers 10/1/2015. PSAPs can expect to receive fees at the new rate as of 12/15/2015.

    Tue, 01 Sep 2015 09:46:37 -0600

  • Kansas Attorney General News Releases

    Attorney General’s office, KBI to provide consumer protection, personal safety information at Kansas State Fair

    TOPEKA – (September 4, 2015) – The Kansas Attorney General’s office and Kansas Bureau of Investigation will provide Kansans with consumer protection and public safety information at the Kansas State Fair, Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced today.

    “An important mission of the Attorney General’s office is to educate Kansans about ways to protect themselves from scams and crime,” Schmidt said. “We look forward to sharing this important information once again at our fair booth,”

    The booth will be in the Meadowlark Building on the fairgrounds in Hutchinson. Staff from the Attorney General’s Office and KBI will be available throughout the fair to answer questions.

    Attorney General Schmidt will be at the fair on Saturday, September 19, and available at the booth from 9 to 11 a.m. to answer questions and listen to Kansans’ concerns.

    The Kansas State Fair opens Friday, September 11, and runs through Sunday, September 20.

    Fri, 04 Sep 2015 15:53:44 Z

  • Kansas Attorney General News Releases

    Attorney General’s office, KBI to provide consumer protection, personal safety information at Kansas State Fair

    TOPEKA – (September 4, 2015) – The Kansas Attorney General’s office and Kansas Bureau of Investigation will provide Kansans with consumer protection and public safety information at the Kansas State Fair, Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced today.

    “An important mission of the Attorney General’s office is to educate Kansans about ways to protect themselves from scams and crime,” Schmidt said. “We look forward to sharing this important information once again at our fair booth,”

    The booth will be in the Meadowlark Building on the fairgrounds in Hutchinson. Staff from the Attorney General’s Office and KBI will be available throughout the fair to answer questions.

    Attorney General Schmidt will be at the fair on Saturday, September 19, and available at the booth from 9 to 11 a.m. to answer questions and listen to Kansans’ concerns.

    The Kansas State Fair opens Friday, September 11, and runs through Sunday, September 20.

    Fri, 04 Sep 2015 15:53:44 Z

  • Kansas Bar Association News

    Johnson County Bar Association/Foundation seeking executive director

    The Johnson County Bar Association (JCBA) is seeking a qualified individual for the position of Executive Director. The JCBA is a 1,500 member professional organization with its office located in Olathe. The Executive Director serves at the pleasure of the JCBA board of directors, is a prominent representative of the organization, and is responsible for the day to day operations of the organization. The Executive Director also supports the Johnson County Bar Foundation (JCBF), the charitable arm of the JCBA, by overseeing the overall management, coordination and administration of the Foundation. For a complete job description, visit http://www.jocobar.org/.

     

    Qualifications

    Education and Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in management, business, public administration or a related field.
    • Experience working with a Board of Directors in a public, private or non-profit organization.
    • Strong business/finance background, including budgeting and daily financial operations.
    • Experience with event/program development and planning, including event budgeting.

    Skills and Abilities

    • Excellent interpersonal communication, public speaking, public relations and conflict management skills, including ability to communicate effectively with a broad constituency.
    • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
    • Proficiency in communicating via various forms of technology including electronic newsletters, websites, e-blasts, electronic registrations, Facebook and other social media.

    To Apply

    Submit a resume and letter of interest by September 15, 2015, to the JCBA Selection Committee in care of Katie McClaflin at kmcclaflin@mkblawkc.com or mail to:

     

    Katie McClaflin

    10801 Mastin Blvd., Suite 430

    Overland Park, Kansas 66210

     

    Compensation and benefits commensurate with education and experience.

    The JCBA is an equal opportunity employer.

    Thu, 3 Sep 2015 21:53:50 GMT

  • Kansas Board of Emergency Medical Services News

    Agendas for the Board and Committee Meetings are now available!

    The agendas for the Board Meetings on Thursday and Friday, April 02-03, 2015 are now available at the Board meetings page.

    Fri, 24 Jul 2015 16:03:11 +0000

  • Kansas Commerce News

    Kansas awarded nearly $300,000 STEP Grant

    Funding will support trade and exporting

    Mon, 24 Aug 2015 13:33:32 -0600

  • Kansas Department of Commerce News Flash

    Kansas awarded nearly $300,000 STEP Grant

    Funding will support trade and exporting

    Mon, 24 Aug 2015 13:33:32 -0600

  • Kansas Department of Corrections News

    Winfield Inmates Help Give Rescued Dogs a Second Chance

    Winfield Correctional Facility partners with Cowley County Humane Society (CCHS) to care for dogs in need of a foster home. The following article is re-published with permission from CCHS as it appeared in the CCHS July 2015 newsletter.

  • Kansas Department of Health and Environment News

    Public Health Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters

    TOPEKA, Kan. - (September 3, 2015) The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) samples publicly accessible bodies of water for cyanobacteria, commonly called blue-green algae, when the agency is alerted to a potential algae bloom in Kansas lakes. KDHE, in cooperation with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) and other lake managers where appropriate, responds by informing the public of harmful conditions.

    Thu, 3 Sep 2015 17:18:59 -0500

  • Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks Web News Feed

    Logan Mize Concert Highlight of Labor Day Fun at Kansas State Parks

    Logan Mize Concert Highlight of Labor Day Fun at Kansas State Parks

    CORRECTION: The concert time of 6 p.m. listed in the previous news release was incorrect. The concert will begin at 8 p.m.

    PRATT – In honor of those clocking in the usual Monday through Friday, and more, Kansas State Parks invite you to kick back and enjoy your Labor Day weekend with Kansas native and Sony Nashville recording artist, Logan Mize. Mize, along with special guest, Jason Boyd, will be playing a free concert at the El Dorado State Park amphitheater on Sunday, September 6 at 8 p.m. The concert is free for all parkgoers with a daily vehicle permit or annual park pass.

    Mize’s top hits include “Used Up,” “El Camino,” “Thank God For You,” “Boys From Back Home,” and his newest release, “Can’t Get Away From a Good Time.” Concert-goers looking to get a sneak-peek of what to expect at the September 6 concert can visit https://www.youtube.com/user/LoganMize to listen to Mize’s songs.

    Kansas state parks are perfect for families wanting to enjoy the last holiday weekend of the summer. State parks provide convenient access to water for swimming, boating and fishing; trails for hiking and biking; and plenty of other outdoor activities. Like Mize’s hit song, you “can’t get away from a good time” at a Kansas state park.

    To find an event near you, visit the Kansas state parks event calendar at http://ksoutdoors.com/State-Parks/Event-Calendar. Events are updated daily, so visit often for the latest information.

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    Thu, 03 Sep 2015 14:05:07 +0000

  • Kansas Development Finance Authority

    KDFA Board Meeting - September 2015

    09/03/2015 9:00 am
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    Tue, 01 Sep 2015 16:36:43 +0000

  • Kansas Soybean Press Releases

    Kansas Soybean Commission Reappoints Members-at-large, Elects Officers

    August 17, 2015 – The Kansas Soybean Commission reappointed its two members-at-large for another three-year term and elected its 2015–2016 officers during its fall meeting, Aug. 13 in Topeka. Jerry Jeschke, Robinson, and Lance Rezac, Onaga, will continue as commissioners-at-large. … Continued

    The post Kansas Soybean Commission Reappoints Members-at-large, Elects Officers appeared first on Kansas Soybeans.

    Mon, 17 Aug 2015 17:50:27 +0000

  • NetWork Kansas Blog

    Get out of the Tunnel and Remember the Context

    By: Imagene Harris | August 17, 2015 --- About a month ago I was asked to participate on a panel for the From the Land of Kansas meeting in Manhattan, Kansas. It was a pretty standard workshop, where as a representative from NetWork Kansas I was able to inform business owners about our potential funding opportunities.

    Mon, 17 Aug 2015 13:17:13 Z

  • NetWork Kansas News

    December Update: Kansas Capital Multiplier Funding Programs

    By NetWork Kansas | December 17, 2014 --- As of November 30, 2014, NetWork Kansas has awarded 61 businesses Kansas Capital Multiplier funding totaling more than $10.1 million. This funding complemented an additional $171.1 million in private investment in these businesses.

    Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:00:00 Z

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