Written by Malinda Just Wednesday, 08 August 2007 07:13Click image to enlarge
AGCO Corp., a manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, recently recognized Ag Power Inc., Hillsboro, for superior achievement upon completion of the Continuous Improvement Program, AGCO’s annual dealer evaluation review. James Hill and James Flamin of AGCO presented Gerald Funk, general manager of Ag Power Inc., with a Medallion Dealer’s plaque, a merchandise and travel certificate and a financial award as recognition for...
Written by Malinda Just Wednesday, 08 August 2007 07:08With a colorful array of flowers spread across her work table, Carmon Jones, rural Hillsboro, demonstrated the talents that earned her an induction into the American Institute of Floral Designers (AIFD), as she designed a floral creation.
Jones, owner of Creations by Carmon, rural Hillsboro and former owner of Prairie Flowers, Hillsboro, was awarded the industry’s “Accredited in Floral Design” designation. She was inducted into the AIFD during ceremonies at the organization’s symposium held in July in Palm Desert, Calif.
AIFD is a non-profit education association dedicated to the advancement of professionalism and the art of floral design.
The AIFD mark was what drew Jones to research the organization three years ago.
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 18 July 2007 10:31
Miller joins The Spritz as new hair stylist
Sara-Jane N. Miller has accepted a hair-styling position at The Spritz in Hillsboro.
Miller, a 2005 graduate of Hillsboro High School, graduated June 29 from Xenon International Hair Academy in Wichita.
She attended Kansas State University for a year.
Written by Hillsboro Free Press Wednesday, 11 July 2007 05:24
Marlene Fast shakes hands with Glenn Thiessen as he prepares to take ownership of Fast Realty, the business she started in 2002. Thiessen, currently an agent with the company, will formally take over Aug. 1. Even after that date, Fast said she will continue to sell real estate through Fast Realty. "I am not leaving town,” she said. “I want to be free to do a better job working with buyers and sellers. I will let Glenn worry about the day-to-day decisions. I think he’ll do a real good job with it.” Fast said she has appreciated the way the Hillsboro community supported her over the past five years. “I cannot thank the town of Hillsboro enough,” she said.
Written by Laura Campbell Wednesday, 11 July 2007 04:42In Africa, the green monkey is a medium-sized primate with fur ranging in color from pale yellow to gray-green to brown.
In Hillsboro, it’s a 7-year-old boy in a green T-shirt—and now a new screenprinting and embroidery business, owned by Lyle and Kathy Isaac and Lynette and Brent Barkman, that decorates T-shirts and other items of nearly any color. Laura Campbell / Free Press
Owners Lynette and Brent Barkman and Lyle and Kathy Isaac (from left) intend Green Monkey Graphics to be a missions-based business as well as a profit-making enterprise. Click image to enlarge.
As the new venture of two local families, it’s fitting that the unique name for Green Monkey Graphics was inspired by one of the family...
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