Cowley College administrators and members of the Wichita Metro Chamber of Commerce will be on hand for a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday, Sept. 10 at Cowley College’s downtown Wichita location at 532 South Market. The event, which will feature tours of the facility, will run from 4 to 6 p.m. with the ribbon cutting ceremony and presentation taking place at 4:30 p.m.
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Dr. Sapna Shah-Haque, right, practices the PASS method (pull the pin, aim low at base of fire, squeeze handle to release extinguishing agent, and sweep from left to right) while extinguishing a mock fire at the William Newton Hospital fire extinguisher training program taught by Winfield Fire Department staff Friday morning. Many hospital employees completed the safety training that covered the basics of extinguisher operation and maintenance. (Special to the Courier)
One of the current buzz words of management is micromanaging. In business, micromanagement is a management style whereby a manager closely observes or controls the work of subordinates or employees. Often the employee feels smothered and inadequate to the task. Micromanaging can stifle productivity and creativity. Often the message of lack of confidence that is communicated causes absenteeism and ultimately turnover. Both are extremely expensive. At the other end of the spectrum is allowing the employee to feel abandoned and without support. Neither is a healthy situation.
Timothy Shook, division chair for performing arts, announces that Brian Winnie and Amber Peterson will serve as co-directors for the music department at Southwestern College. Shook had previously been both chair of performing arts and director of the music department.
Mike Niederee from Union State Bank presents a $10,000 check for the Docking Lectures in Leadership and Public Affairs to Southwestern College President Brad Andrews. The bank, along with Bill Docking and Tom Docking, established the Docking Lecture Series in 2006. Speakers have included award-winning journalist and best-selling author Sebastian Junger, American Enterprise Institute scholar Norman Ornstein, NBC political correspondent Chuck Todd, University of Virginia Center for Politics director Dr. Larry Sabato, and Senator Pat Roberts. (Special to the Courier)
Darren Copp has been hired as vice president of mortgage lending at CornerBank, according to a press release from Bruce Schwyhart, CornerBank president and CEO.
William Newton Hospital received the August Chamber Champion award Aug. 17 in recognition of their excellent work in recruiting new health professionals for the Winfield Area. Pictured are Jill Long, chamber board, left; Sarah Werner, chamber CEO; Ben Quinton, William Newton Hospital chief executive officer; Anne Jarrett, chamber board; Brenda Butters, chamber board; and Mark Taylor, chamber board. (Special to the Courier)
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court has thrown out a lawsuit brought by Republican Party officials in two states challenging a federal rule that restricts campaign contributions of investment advisers.
Inventory and business fixtures were relocated Saturday morning from their location at the former Donna's Designs to the new location of Timber Creek Floral and Gifts at 1307 Main. New owner Tawna Golightley had help from family members who needed a back hoe to transport the heavy safe that cleared the new entry way by an eighth of an inch. Research showed the safe was from the 1860s and had been used at Davis Floral since the 1950s. The new store will be open for business on Sept. 1. (Special to the Courier)
Cowley First-Cowley County Economic Development has partnered with Wichita State Center for Management Development to bring workforce and professional development classes to Cowley County.