Category: Business

Grand Central cooler than ever

July 1, 2021 | By The Active Age

NEWTON — When temperatures creep up this summer, visitors to Grand Central senior center won’t sweat it. The center recently finished a $60,000 overhaul of its air conditioning system. “It’s definitely a great addition,” Grand Central board president Bob Driskill said. “We couldn’t use this facility if we didn’t have that air conditioning.” Driskill said […]

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Botanica

Botanica drawing winner announced

| By Tammara Fogle

Daniel Fisher of Wichita is the winner of our drawing for a family membership to Botanica. His name was drawn from a pool of 52 supporters who donated $50 or more to The Active Age last month. We will hold five more monthly drawings from among our “Honor Roll” donors. The Active Age wishes to […]

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Butler CC benefactors step up for Andover facility

June 1, 2021 | By Beth Bower

For Scott Redler, it all started in his hometown of St. Louis. The co-founder of Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers made breakfast for his family as a kid and helped his mother and grandmother in the kitchen on a regular basis. “I always had a passion for food,” he said. Redler used that passion to […]

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Bel Aire man helps others find money held by state

April 29, 2021 | By Ted Blankenship

Have you ever thought how great it would be if you were digging in a backyard flower bed and turned up a coffee can full of twenty-dollar bills?  That’s not likely to happen, but Joe Dunbar of Bel Aire helps people do the next best thing. He finds money they didn’t know they had and […]

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Senior centers, meal sites reopening

March 24, 2021 | By Joe Stumpe

The Downtown Senior Center and three others in Wichita will reopen on a limited basis April 1, more than a year after closing because of the coronavirus pandemic. Numerous congregate meal sites that provide lunch to seniors have also reopened for in-person dining or announced plans to do so. “Everybody is kind of ready to […]

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