Marion business profiles, Feb. 18, 2015 cont. H-Z

HOMESTEAD SENIOR RESIDENCES – MARION

Address: 1500 E. Main, Marion

Phone: 620-382-2606

Web: homesteadks.org

Email: hsrmarion@homesteadks.org

Year opened: 2013

About us: Affordable senior housing community serving the Marion County area.

News from 2014: Major renovation of the units and common area.

Looking ahead to 2015: Residents now have access to the unity and common area, flat-screen TV with stereo for movie night, potluck dinners and bingo activities.

Owner: Homestead Affordable Housing Inc.; 785-364-0110.

Employees: 1

Hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday.

 

HOPPY LINE,dba WESTERN GRAPHICS

Address: 124 E. Main, Marion

Phone: 620-382-3742

Web: westernassociates.com

Email: info@westernassociates.com

Year opened: 1956

About us: Having been in the screen-printing business since 1987, and having tackled many challenges, Western Graphics has the expertise to produce jobs to accommodate any customer. Our family oriented background makes us aware of the importance of each order. Whether it would be a single shirt order wanting to recognize an individual in some special way or an organization needing a large quantity for a special event, we have the capabilities of making this happen for our customer. We are very proud of the equipment technology we have at Western Graphics. Having a MHM Screen printer able to imprint up to seven colors, makes our niche in the screen-printing market at top levels in the industry. We also have a manual shirt and cap printer for our printing needs. Western Graphics can print four-color process, can personalize or number your item as well as fulfill your needs to simply ?print some items for your event.? We also can offer individual poly-bagging for customers who may require this need. Our in-house art department can reproduce your logo, design art from your ideas or conceptually make a design for your event or organization. Our staff is knowledgeable in printing. Our sister company, Flint Hills Embroidery, allows us to also offer embroidery to our customers. We have a top-notch graphics department that can produce conceptual art, or reproduce supplied art for our imprinting needs.

News in 2014: We upgraded our automatic printer computer board.

Looking to 2015: Hoping to give the same great service to all of our customers.

Owners: Dave Crofoot, Jim Crofoot,

Employees: 6

Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mon?day through Friday

 

HRK WAREHOUSE

Address: 100 N. Roosevelt, Marion

Phone: 620-382-2430

Year opened: 1983

About us: HRK offers our customers a variety of merchandise. We carry furniture, box springs, mattresses, tools, toys, knives, swimming and boating supplies, fishing and sports equipment and a variety of general merchandise. Customer service is the best product we offer.

Looking to 2015: Our goal is to continue serving our customers? needs and wants with the best service and products we can offer. We look forward to adding to our furniture inventory. We will continue supporting the local charities and fundraisers and hope to have many more years in this community.

Owners: Bernice Beach

Employees: 2

Hours: Winter hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Satur?day, Sunday; summer hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Sunday

JEFF JIRAK CONSTRUCTION

Address: 706 N. Cedar, Marion

Phone: 620-382-3976

Year opened: November 1992

About us: We are a general building contractor, residential and light commercial turn-key projects. We do new construction and remodeling, wood and steel frame buildings.

Owner: Jeff Jirak

Employees: 1 full-time, 2 part-time

 

JERRY CADY AGENCY

Address: 104 N. Fifth, Marion

Phone: 800-974-2990; 620-382-3282

About us: Specializing in crop and hail insurance.

Looking to 2015: Our goal is to continue to offer quality insurance products while maintaining our commitment to always provide the best service possible to each and every customer.

Owner: Jeff Cady

Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday

 

KARSTETTER & BINA, L.L.C.

Address: Marion office, 426 E. Main; McPherson office, 100 W. Kansas Ave., Ste. 201

Phone: Marion office, 620-382-2186; McPherson office, 620-241-8800

Web: kklawoffices.com

Email: kklaw@ks-usa.net

Year opened: 1974; Brian L. Bina has been a partner since 2013.

About us: Our firm is engaged in the general practice of law. No matter what your situation, you can count on us for sound legal advice. From solving family problems to complex business matters, you?ll always have us on your side to help you through it. We handle the following legal matters: wills, estate planning, trusts, living trusts, guardianships, conservatorships and adoptions. Trial/litigation: personal Injury (automobile or other accident cases), property damage, criminal and related matters. Commercial law: corporations, limited liability companies, collection of accounts, banking, Debtor/Creditor bankruptcy. Real estate matters: title examinations and real estate closings. Domestic law: divorce, child custody and child support. Nursing home negligence; mediation; municipal law; school law.

Looking to 2015: We look to continue our track record of personalized legal services to our entire clientele. We feel we are more than just a law firm, we try to be part of the community and involve ourselves more each day in each aspect of the community.

Owners: Tim R. Karstetter and Brian L. Bina

Employees: 3 (not including the owners)

Hours: Marion, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday and Wednesday; 8:30 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. McPherson office, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

 

LALOUETTE LAW, LLC

Addresses: Marion, 206 E. Main; Hillsboro, 111 S. Main

Phone: 620-947-0261 or 877-651-4916 (toll free)

Web: lalouettelaw.com

Email lori@lalouettelaw.com

Year opened: 2010

About us: Lalouette Law offers a full range of legal services, many only found in larger cities, while providing the individualized and personal attention you get from a small-town environment. Lori L. Lalouette, owner/attorney, is a Marion County native who grew up on a ranch in Florence and graduated from Marion High School in 1989. Lori earned dual degrees from Wichita State University in 1995, a B.S. in biology and a B.G.S in chemistry, computer science and psychology. After working as a computer systems engineer for 12 years, Lori earned a Juris Doctoral degree from Washburn University School of Law, where she graduated in the top 15 percent of her class in May 2009. Lalouette Law practices in a variety of legal areas including: divorce and child support/custody; adoption; wills, trusts and probate; estate and long-term care planning; criminal/traffic and DUI defense; bankruptcy; debt collections; employment and discrimination law; civil litigation/personal injury; real estate law; agriculture law; corporate/business law; Social Security disability and Workers Compen?sa?tion. Lori also serves as the city attorney for Lincolnville and Lehigh.

News in 2014: Lori was elected as county commissioner, District 1, representing Hillsboro, Lehigh and Dur?ham, in Novem?ber. Office hours will be the same in 2015 with Lori simply working her hours around her duties as county commissioner.

Looking to 2015: Call us for a free initial consultation for all your legal needs. We look forward to assisting you.

Owner: Lori Lalouette

Employees: 3

Business hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday. Other hours by appointment.

 

LANNING PHARMACY

Address: 217 E. Main, Marion

Phone: 620-382-2135

Year opened: 1978

About us: We became a franchised Healthmart pharmacy in 1984 along with 1,500 other stores across the nation. This allows us to be able to purchase more merchandise in different departments. As a full-line phar??macy, we accept most all major insurance plans, including Medi?care D plans for seniors. We have been offering flu shots for the past couple of years and will continue to do so in the future. We offer a full lime of durable medical equipment for both rental and purchase. We also have a Kodak picture-printing machine, a full line of Hallmark cards, Gift?ware and toys for tots.

News in 2014: Ownership of the building passed from Marlin and Debbie Buchholz to Traci Lanning.

Looking to 2015: We will continue to offer personal service and competitive prices to the residents of Marion and all surrounding areas.

Owner: Traci Lanning

Hours: 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday

 

LTJ, LLC ELECTRICAL SERVICES?

Address: 426 E. Main, Marion

Phone: 620-382-7890

Email: linco@eaglecom.net

Year opened: 2001

About us: We provide our commercial, industrial and residential customers with electrical services, voice/data and TV cabling. We have Block & Associ?ates certified / licensed electricians as well as certified system installers for the low-volt services we provide.

Looking to 2015: We are looking forward to providing the services we handle for our customers. We will continue to better our staff in specific training and certifications that will allow us to keep up with the ever-changing technologies. As in the past we will continue to promote continuing education for our technicians.

Owner: Lin Slifer, president

 

MARION ASSISTED LIVING

Address: 200 Eisenhower Drive, Marion

Phone: 620-382-3000

Email: marional@sbcglobal.net

Year opened: 2004

About us: Assisted living; 24-hour assistance available, three meals a day. Mainten?ance, housekeeping and laundry provided. Medication monitoring or administration.

Employees: 12

Hours: 24/7

 

MARION AUTO SUPPLY

Address: 115 E. Main, Marion

Phone: 620-382-2149

Web: napaonline.com

Email: mdreg@sbcglobal.net

Year opened: 1961

About us: We are now a NAPA auto parts store that also offers tractor parts. We mix paint, custom make hydraulic hoses 1/4-inch to 1 inch. We are a Holland Grill dealer, and are now an authorized U-Haul dealer with a variety of types and sizes of trucks.

Owners: Mike and Doug Regnier

Employees: 3

Hours: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday; 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday

 

MARION COUNTY FARM BUREAU

Address: 1122 E. Main, Marion

Phone: 620-382-2972

Web: marioncountyfb.com

Email: marionfb@kfb.org

Year opened: 1951

About us: An agriculture advocacy organization.

Hours: Office open Monday, Wednesday, Friday.

 

MARION COUNTY HOME CARE

Address: 535 S. Freeborn, Marion

Phone: 620-382-3690

Web: slhmarion.org

Email: janet.herzet@slhmarion.org

Year opened: 1979

About us: Marion County Home Care provides in-home health-care services. Home Health is covered by Medi?care, Medicaid and private insurance with qualifying criteria for the client. Services include skilled nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy. Services for attendant care and homemaker are available through the Senior Care Act and private pay. The agency has a telephone emergency response system that can be installed through a telephone line. The agency has mastectomy products and fittings available through an appointment with a certified mastectomy fitter.

Looking to 2015: We plan to increase awareness of services that are available to assist with health care in the home at a reasonable cost or no cost. We look to provide services to our customers in all of Marion County.

Owner: Hospital District No. 1, Marion County, doing business as St. Luke Hospital & Living Center, Marion County Home Care

Employees: 9

Hours: Office, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Services provided seven days a week.

 

MARION DRY CLEANING & LAUNDRY

Address: 107 S. Second, Marion

Phone: 620-382-2611

Year opened: January 2004

About us: We offer dry cleaning for clothes, drapes, alterations and laundry services.

Owners: Billy and Donna Rosiere

Hours: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday; closed Saturday and Sunday. Laundry is open 24/7.

 

MARION HOUSING AUTHORITY HILLTOP MANOR

Address: 1501 E. Lawrence, Marion

Phone: 620-382-2218

Email: marionhousing@?sbcglobal.net

Year opened: 1971

About us: We provide one- and two-bedroom apartments with a preference for the elderly/handicap. All apartments are furnished with appliances, carpet, central heating and air. Laundry facilities are located in the office building. We also have activities for residents.

Employees: 3

Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Wednesday; 9 a.m. to noon Thursday and Friday

 

MARION MANUFACTURING INC.

Address: 201 S. Coble, Marion

Phone: 620-382-3751

Web: marionmanu?facturing.com

Email: sales@marionmanufacturing.com

Year opened: 1979

About us: We design and fabricate custom manufacturing equipment, specializing in metal forming equipment. We also offer a full-service machine shop.

Owners: Allan Richmond, David Richmond, Tim Richmond and Jackie Palic

Employees: 17

Office hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday

 

MARION MARBLE & GRANITE WORKS

Address: 159 W. Main, Marion

Phone: 620-382-2660

Year opened: 1877

About us: Caring service, quality products. All memorials lettered in our local facility.

Looking to 2015: We will remain focused on customers? desire for quality memorials and caring service.

Owners: Chris and Kathy Meierhoff

Employees: 3

Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday; 9 a.m. to noon Saturday

 

MARION NATIONAL BANK

Address: 302 E. Main, Marion

Phone: 620-382-2109

Web address: bankwithmnb.com

Email: jhefley@marionnationalbank.com, dnoller@marionnationalbank.com

Year opened: 1905

About us: Marion National Bank offers full-service banking. We offer loans for any worthwhile purpose including agriculture, commercial, consumer and all types of real estate, including home loans. For the investor, we offer certificates of deposit, individual retirement accounts and saving accounts. Personal and business checking accounts are available for your daily needs. A Visa check card can be used with all personal transaction accounts. There is an ATM in our entry way for your 24-hour cash needs. Safe deposit boxes are available to store your valuables.

Employees: 5

Hours: Lobby- 9 am to 3 pm Monday-Friday, closed on Saturday, Drive-thru- 8:15 am to 4:00 pm Monday-Thursday, 8:15 am to 5:00 pm Friday and 8:15 am to noon Saturday.

 

MARION PRESCHOOL

Address: We are located in Marion Elementary School, 1400 E. Lawrence

Phone: 620-382-6014, ext 1739

Email: ewertela@usd408.com or beeryles@usd408.com

Opened: January 1999

About us: Marion Preschool is for children ages 3-5. We have funded spaces for income eligible, tuition funded community or special education placements. We have morning session from 8:15 to11:35 and afternoon session from 12:15 to 3:35. Morning sessions are served breakfast and lunch, afternoon sessions are provided lunch and a snack. All meals are served family style.

We offer a preschool curriculum consisting of: (1) Animated Alphabet: teaches letter sounds and sign, research based and developmentally appropriate; (2) Growing with Mathematics: Math curriculum encompassing all preschool math development, coordinating to the kindergarten math curriculum; (3) Handwriting Without Tears: Teaches letter formation and strengthens fine motor skills for many later skills; (5) PATHS: Twiggle the Turtle teaches kids about their feelings and how to handle them in positive ways; (6) Diversity: Children ?visit? different countries and learn about the traditions, animal life and customs. Study is completed with ethnic food experience and a presenter that has traveled there; (7) Health/ safety: Nutrition is taught at meals as teachers discuss foods, heath benefits and eating healthy; lessons on safety throughout the year include bus, street, playground, fire and home safety; (8) Picturing America: children experience American art through observation and make connections through art activities; (9) Creative Curriculum: Our base curriculum that is wrapped into all others. This provides an assessment tool by which the school readiness is assessed. Parents choose individual goals for their child for the staff to focus on. Volunteers from the community enhance our preschool, such as the foster grandparent program. Community volunteers enhance services, provide role models, and promote collaboration in the community. Parents, grandparents and others are encouraged to become involved in the program through volunteering in the classroom, attending parent meetings and policy council. Volunteers are encouraged to continue that involvement after their child has moved on in school.

An application fair is planned for 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 2 in Room 307 at Marion Elementary School.

 

MARION SEPTEMBER HOUSING

Address: 1500 E. Main, Marion

Phone: 620-382-2606

Year opened: 1987

About us: Social Security, disability, low-income housing, meals on wheels, public assistance, grocery delivery, pharmacy delivery, home health assistance.

Owner: Janis Cook, Topeka

Employees: Cheryl and David Silhan, managers

Hours: 24-hour service

 

MARION WELLNESS CENTER

Address: 110 E. Main, Marion

Phone: 620-382-2697 (business); 620-382-6725 (cell)

Web: marionwellnesscenter.com

Email: info@marionwellnesscenter.com

Year opened: 2007

About us: Marion Wellness Center is a 24/7 fitness center for all ages. The facility has 36-plus equipment stations in a climate-controlled environment that is equipped with TV and a stereo system. All equipment is commercial grade and includes cardio, weight machines (selectorized and free weights) and fitness balls/band/steps.

Owner: Lori Lalouette-Crawford

Hours: 24 hours a day, seven days a week (access by keycard)

 

MELINDA?S HOME AWAY FROM HOME CHILDCARE

Address: 202 S. Freeborn, Marion

Phone: 620-382-2476

Year opened: 1993

About us: I am a licensed child-care professional providing a home-away-from-home atmosphere. I care for children from birth on up. I have had many hours of training through the past 22 years, including CPR, first aid and SIDS, which I keep current. I serve nutritional meals and snacks at no extra cost. I offer a healthy environment where children can learn to play with others in a positive atmosphere. We color, play, make crafts, celebrate holidays and have fun with different activities and plenty of toys. A fenced shaded big backyard with swing sets, a slide and a huge sandpile, basketball, bikes and trikes help release their energy.

Looking to 2015: Possible openings for school-age children after school, when school resumes in the fall.

Owner: Melinda Schroeder

Employees: Self

Hours: 7 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.

 

METHVIN?S PRAIRIE OAK ALPACA FARM STORE

Address: 626 E. Main, Marion

Phone: 620-381-4117

Email: jeffmethvin@yahoo.com

Year opened: November 2013

About us: We are offering products made from alpaca fiber. Alpacas are sheared once a year. Products offered include blankets, rugs, scarfs, mittens, hats, purses, alpaca fiber soap, sweaters, coats, socks, stuffed teddy bears, horses, lions, etc.; yarn, rovings, slippers; selling Keeper of the Light Cheerful Giver various candles, candle lanterns, room air infusers, etc.

Owner: Jeff and Laurie Methvin.

Employees: 4 part-time

Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Also open by appointment. Hours to expand this summer; look for future advertisements of extended summer hours.

 

MILES BY DESIGN SALON, SPA AND BOUTIQUE

Address: 906 E. Main, Marion

Phone: 620-382-7940

About us: Our mission is to provide Marion County and the surrounding areas with a client-focused experience. Our team aspires to deliver superior customer care with a progressive learning environment. We offer a full array of luxurious salon, spa and nail services, as well as Redken products, CND, clinical skincare, Mirabella makeup and boutique items.

News from 2014: Services include all hair services for the entire family, manicures, nails, pedicures, ear piercing, customized facials, fruit acid facial peels, makeup application, spray tan, stand-up tanning booth, full-body waxing and individual and couple massage. We also have added a boutique featuring clothing, jewelry, scarves and accessories.

Looking to 2015: We plan to continue our education to bring the newest styles, trends and techniques in all areas, and provide the best guest experience we possibly can.

Owner: Karen Miles

Employees: 5

Hours: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m Monday through Thursday; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday; 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

 

PRAIRRIELAND PARTNERS INC.

Address: 902 N. Cedar, Marion

Phone: 620-382-3794

Web: prairielandpartners.com

Email: acooper@plpjd.com

Year opened: 2008

About us: PrairieLand is a John Deere agriculture equipment dealership specializing in large ag, turf and integrated solutions products. PrairieLand has nine stores in south central Kansas and more than 250 employees.

News from 2014: Prairie?Land maintained a strong business position.

Owners: Doug Neufeld, Loren Balzer, Darrell Pan?kratz, Marc Conrady, Tom Conrady, Bill Wall, Dan Cam?mick, Joe Pavlovsky

Employees: 276

Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday; 8 a.m. to noon Saturday

 

RHINO?WASH

Address: 1501 Sandstone, Marion

Phone: 913-708-8297

Web: KansasRhinoWash.com

Year opened: 2011

About us: Rhino Wash started in August 2011. We offer a self-serve bay that includes tire cleaner, engine degreaser, a foam brush and much more. We also offer a fully automatic touch-free car wash that?s open 24 hours a day, seven days a week which features Turtle Wax and Simonize chemicals to provide you with the ultimate clean.

Hours: 24 hours a day, seven days a week

 

SANDERS ELECTRIC

Address: 607 S. Lincoln St., Marion

Phone: 620-382-2427; 620-381-0851 (cell)

Year opened: 1989

About us: We do new and update old residental and commercial electrical work.

News from 2014: We were awarded the renovation project of electrical work for the former September Apart?ments and also the new construction of the 20-unit Home?stead Senior Living, both completed in late fall.

Owners: Harvey and Betty Sanders

Employees: 5 to 8

Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m Monday through Saturday

 

SARDOU CARPENTRY, R&L CREATIVE CARVINGS,THE OUTDOORS INN BED & BREAKFAST

Address: 25 Jerome St., Marion

Phone: 620-382-3228 (cell) 620-382-6667

Web: rlcreativecarvings.com

Email: rl76blue@aim.com, or LJSardou@gmail.com

About us: Sardou Carpen?try was started in 1973 as a licensed contractor doing remodeling and new construction. In recent years, we have specialized in bath and kitchen remodels. We build decks and docks, and do door and window replacements. To further expand Sardou Carpen?try?s skills and services, we added a business in 2002 called R&L Creative Carvings. It specializes in custom-carved rustic furniture, cabinets, entry and screen doors and miscellaneous decor, in addition to doing chainsaw carved sculptures and custom personalized products. We also do chainsaw carvings on trees at people?s homes. In 2005, we opened The Out?doors Inn Bed & Breakfast at the Marion County Lake to provide lodging for people in a comfortable atmosphere and to enjoy the lake and our unique carvings on display. The Outdoors Inn offers single-room or full-house rental. A continental breakfast is served along with evening snacks. Guests have access to kitchen and laundry use. We also rent canoes and proved fishing equipment.

Owners: Richard and Linda Sardou

Employees: 2-6 (as necessary)

Hours: Sardou Carpentry, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday; R&L Creative Carvings, on demand; The Outdoors Inn, 24/7 year round

 

SEW WHAT QUILT SHOP, LLP

Address: 125 E. Main, Marion

Phone: 620-382-2020

Web: “Like” us on Facebook: Sew What Quilt Shop, LLP

Email: sewwhatquiltshop@yahoo.com

Year opened: 2010

About us: We offer area quilters and travelers a pleasant place to shop for fabric, notions, patterns and books.

News from 2014: Partici?pated in Row by Row Exper?ience, a nation-wide shop hop.

Looking to 2015: We look forward to offering more classes and a wider selection of services.

Owners: Jan Meisinger, Carol Riggs, Paula Perry

Employees: 3

Hours: Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Thursdays 10:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Summer hours open six days a week from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Closed Sundays.

 

SHELTER INSURANCE

Address: 422 E. Main St., Marion

Phone: 620-382-3254 or 800-838-3254

Web: shelterinsurance.com/dheerey

Email: dheerey@shelterinsurance.com

Year opened: The MFA Mutual Insurance Co. began operations Jan. 1, 1946. The company?s name was changed to Shelter Insurance in 1981. Shelter has been serving Marion County and the surrounding areas with a local agent since 1979.

About us: Headquartered in Columbia, Mo., the Shelter Insurance group of companies is a leader in the industry, providing customers with exceptional insurance and financial products and service. Since opening our doors in 1946, we have become one of the most successful and financially sound regional insurance groups in the country. The insurance products we provide are specifically designed to best suit you, and include protection for your home, life, car, farm, business and more.

News from 2014: Rhonda Hett has joined the agency as a licensed property and casualty staff member.

Agent: Doug Heerey

Employees: 2

Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, or by appointment

 

SHERBOWL LANES & WILLY J’S 9TH LANE SPORTS BAR

Address: 131 S. Thorp, Marion (south of Ampride)

Phone: Call 620-382-2630, text 620-381-4248 (Please leave your name and number so we can return your call.)

Web: Facebook under Willy J?s 9th Lane Sports Bar and Arcade; Facebook under SherBowl Lanes

Email: sherbowllanes@yahoo.com or sherbdona60@yahoo.com

Year opened: SherBowl Lanes in November 2003; Willy J?s 9th Lane, September 2008.

About us: At SherBowl Lanes we offer family fun for all ages. We have eight lanes with automatic scoring. Our USBC sanctioned leagues are Monday and Wednesday nights. Open bowling to the public is Friday and Saturday nights. For your child?s next birthday ask us about our party packages. Upon request we also offer Black Out Bowling. Our bowling teams are always looking for bowlers. This March, once again we will host Big Brothers Big Sisters. If you would like to join please go to their website. SherBowl Lanes has its own Facebook page, so give us a look.

Willy J?s 9th Lane is very family oriented. Bring your family in to eat our customer favorites?cheeseburgers, fries, beer-battered fries, chicken strips and chicken strip salad. Or try our new sandwiches, such as Philly Cheesesteak or Chicken Bacon Swiss. We serve soda and 3.2 malt beverages. We have a pool table, and several games along the inside of the bar, and hope to add a shuffle board game for more fun. Something new in the plans is making the arcade into a party room for birthday parties. Thursday night is Poker Night, which starts at 7:30 p.m. As of January, every other Thursday we are holding lessons for line dancing. Willy J?s offers catering services for any special occasion, significant birthday/retirement parties, class or family reunions, and holiday parties. With St. Patrick?s Day around the corner, we hope to have the City of McPherson Band playing their bagpipes and drums. This is a great show, with fantastic music. We?re also hoping to have a Cream Canned Dinner or Mountain Oyster Fry in the upcoming months. We want to be your ?go to? place for food, drink and entertainment.

News in 2014: Willy J?s has hosted several dances by live bands: classic rock genre, Soul Preachers from Salina; country genre, The Matt Engels Band from Wichita and the Classic Cowboys. We have had hometown groups such as Minus Six and DJ?s Red Beerd from Lehigh. If you enjoy karaoke, Lizard Skin from Abilene is great entertainment. Our large-screen TVs provide more sports television entertainment.

Looking to 2015: Our goal at Willy J’s/SherBowl Lanes is to provide a great place for food, drink and entertainment for the residents of Marion County. The changing of our arcade room into a birthday-party room will allow children and parents a private place to have a great time. We hope to add Friday night specials, such as Mega Burrito, to our food lineup. Willy J?s 9th Lane also has its own Facebook page. Check in for current news.

Owners: William and LaDonna Sherbert

Employees: 4-6

Hours: Willy J?s?5-10 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Thursday; 5-11 p.m Friday; and 5 p.m. to midnight Saturday. Kitchen opens at 5:30 p.m. Closed Sunday and Tuesday. SherBowl Lanes?League nights, Monday and Wednesday; open bowling nights Friday and Saturday. Parties after 5 p.m.

 

SHIP-SHAPE ROOFING & PAINTING

Address: 530 S. Cedar, Marion

Phone: 620-382-3192; (cell) 316-650-4635

Year opened: 2001

About us: We do all types of roofing, exterior painting, tree cutting, hanging gutters.

Owner: David Shiplet

Employees: 3-6, depending on the task at hand

Hours: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

SIGNATURES SALON

Address: 416 E. Main, Marion

Phone: 620-382-2347

Year opened: 1999, by Callie Jones; bought by Kristin Ebaben in June 2012.

About us: We are a full-service salon, specializing in color, perms, haircuts and all nail services.

Looking to 2015: Wonder?ful customer service and new and longtime clients.

Owner: Kristin Ebaben

Employees: 4

Hours: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday to Friday (some days vary). Some Saturdays by appointment.

 

SPUR RIDGE VET HOSPITAL

Address: 901 N. Industrial, Marion

Phone: 620-381-2100

Web: spurridge.com

Email: vet@spurridge.com

Year opened: 2009 in Marion

About us: Our veterinary practice was established in 2004 with the goal of providing the community with a source for excellence in animal health care across a wide range of species. We offer first-class services for small animal, equine, and food animal. Our services are complemented by our friendly staff and small-town values.

News from 2014: We continue to offer additional services in-house such as board?ing, grooming and farrier service. Through?out the year, we will continue to show our clients and patients the value of preventive care exams. Pets are often suffering from diseases that go unnoticed without a thorough physical exam. Regular health care is so much more important than just getting vaccinated.

Looking to 2015: Spur Ridge is pleased to announce veterinarian Chris Cox has joined the practice. Dr. Cox has a diverse interest in all species, and looks forward to making this area his home.

Owner: Dr. Brendan Kraus, DVM

Employees: 8

Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday; 8 a.m. to noon Saturday

 

STATE?FARM?INSURANCE

Address: Marion, 822 E. Main; Hillsboro, 144 N. Main

Phone: Marion, 620-382-3363; Hillsboro, 620-947-5900

Web: statefarm.com

Email: becky.walsh.c2v3@statefarm.com

Opened: State Farm was founded in 1922 by retired farmer George J. Mecherle. Becky Walsh Agency opened in 1991.

About us: State Farm offers automobile, homeowners, renters, health, life, banking and financial services. The team consists of agent Becky Walsh and licensed staff members Kris Pschigoda in Hillsboro 37 years and Amy Rowles in Marion seven years.

Looking to 2015: To provide policyholders with quality service.

Owner: Becky Walsh

Employees: 2

Hours: 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday. Evenings and Satur?days by appointment.

 

STEPPING STONE PRESCHOOL

Address: 300 E. Santa Fe, Marion

Phone: 620-382-3142

Web: marionvalleyumc.org

Year opened: 2001

About us: Stepping Stones is an important ministry of Valley United Methodist Church. Step?ping Stones provides a loving environment for learning basic preschool skills with a Christian curriculum.

Looking to 2015: Our mission is that children will learn about God?s love for them and their family through our biblically based curriculum. They will find church a loving and safe place where God is real and connected to their daily lives. The students will learn how to work and play together and have their first learning experience be a positive one. Skills necessary to be successful in school will be integrated into Bible stories that teach faith lessons. Students will grow intellectually, emotionally, spiritually and socially.

Owner: Valley United Metho?dist Church

Employees: 1 plus volunteers

Hours: Morning class 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday

 

SUBWAY

Address: 1111 E. Main, Marion

Phone: 620-382-2682

Year opened: 2014

Owners: Jessica Lauren, Mitch Carlson, Greg Carlson, Linda Carlson

Employees: 13

Hours: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday; 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

 

SUNSHINE COUNTRY PRESCHOOL

Address: 520 S. Third, Marion

Phone: 620-382-2450

Email: mdreg@eaglecom.net

Year opened: Opened as a day care and preschool in 1998; became a preschool in 2000

About us: I have a bachelor?s degree in education with a minor in early childhood education. I have classroom experience at both the kindergarten and second-grade levels, and as a K-6 substitute. I offer a well-rounded education with a strong foundation of the basics.

Looking to 2015: I will continue to update and refine my methods and lessons to improve the quality of education I offer.

Owner: Michele Regnier

Employees: 1

Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday through Friday (Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 4/5-year-old classes; Tuesday, Thursday: 3-year-old classes).

 

ST. LUKE AUXILIARY SHOPPE

Address: 404 E. Main, Marion

Year opened: Dec. 29, 2005, to support St. Luke Hospital and Living Center.

About us: Our goal is to assist the St. Luke Founda?tion, plus provide and support for people in need of help, such as families with foster children and families that are having difficulties. We also support the Mini?sterial Alliance with certificates, the Head Start program and the Marion County Special Education Coopera?tive. All of our merchandise is donated. We have something for everyone, of all ages. Clothes, toys, glassware, seasoned merchandise, small appliances such as toasters, mixers, irons, vacuum cleaners. Right now we have our winter wear for clothing. But in March we will take all winter clothing off the floor and put out spring and summer.

Owners/employees: We are operated by the Auxiliary board and have more than 50 volunteers to operate the store.

Hours: Noon to 5 p.m. Friday , 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

 

ST. LUKE HOSPITAL & LIVING CENTER

Address: 535 S. Freeborn, Marion

Phone: 620-382-2177

Web: slhmarion.org

Email: Many available on website

Year opened: Marion Hospital opened in 1907 and became St. Luke in 1952, and began operating independently in 2004.

About us: St. Luke facilities consist of the hospital, St. Luke Living Center, Marion County Home Care and St. Luke Medical Clinic. Our mission is to enhance people?s lives through personal care, quality service and ethical practices. We strive to provide our patients with specialists and diagnostic equipment on site to keep health-care needs convenient and close to home. Services include general and cataract surgery; physical, occupational and speech therapy; digital mammography, ultrasound, MRI, CT scans, Dexascans and general x-rays; cardiology; cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation; and ophthalmology.

Owner: Hospital District No. 1, Marion County.

Employees: 129

Hours: Business office is 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. Emergency services are provided 24 hours daily.

 

ST. LUKE INTEGRATED HEALTH CARE

Address: 921 E. Main, Marion

Phone: 620-382-2998

Year opened: 1995

About us: I offer massage therapy in a clinical setting. This includes Swedish massage, chair, sports, pregnancy, warm stone and reflexology.

News in 2014: A new office location in Tampa the third Saturday of every month was added in June.

Looking to 2015: Continu?ation of services with flexible hours.

Owner: Carol Wituk

Employees: (self)

Hours: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday; Saturday by appointment.

 

ST. LUKE MEDICAL CLINIC

Address: 537 S. Freeborn, Marion

Phone: 620-382-2033

Web: slhmarion.org

Year opened: 2014

About us: St. Luke Medical Clinic was formed in June 2014 as the former St. Luke Physician Clinic and Marion Family Physician’s Clinic combined their providers and services into one practice. We offer care for children of all ages, and adults in all stages of life.

Owner: St. Luke Hospital

Employees: 15

Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mon?day through Friday. Walk-in clinic 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. daily.

 

STRAUB INTERNATIONAL

Address: 601 W. Main, Marion

Phone: 620-382-2188; toll-free 877-382-2188

Web: straubint.com

Email: mbartel@straubint.com

Year opened: Aug. 1, 1995

About us: We are a full-line Case IH agriculture equipment dealership. We have seven store locations in Kan?sas that offer equipment sales, service and parts. We also are a selling dealer for Whirlpool, Amana and Kitchen Aide appliances. We provide delivery, installation and service for the customers that purchase their appliances through our store. Our other short-line inventories includes Great Plains, Land Pride, Trimble, Crustbuster, Holland Grills, Coast-to-Coast carports and a full line inventory of Ertl toys.

News from 2014: Change has been a part of life at Straub?s and we are proud of what we have accomplished in the past year. Recently, we were excited to celebrate 70 years in business, as well as the fifth birthday of our Pratt dealership. New additions, product extensions and innovations from Case IH?such as the MagmumRow Tractor?continue to demonstrate dedication to the leadership in the global and North Ameri?can industry. Straub?s continues to strengthen, especially with the addition of a new 55,000 square-foot store in the Wichita market. Also, we have added dozens of heavy-duty service vehicles, delivery and transport trailers, dyna?mometers, forklifts and other specialty tools needed for the highly technical equipment produced industry wide. We also are pleased with our updated and improved website, which now includes convenient links to weather, markets and the industry blog posts. Updated online parts and equipment search engines improve accuracy and ease of use. Finally, we have energized an exciting presence on Facebook. Check us out!

Looking to 2015: We are optimistic for how our future will benefit your business. Recently, we added to our ?next generation team? of family members in the business. The future holds many opportunities for the agricultural industry and, in particular, the agricultural dealership industry. Straub is in a leadership position in the fast-emerging multiple-dealership marketplace. Our company will fill in with many resources and talented personal that should allow us to capitalize on these opportunities well into the future. Many areas of Kansas and the Midwest are finally recovering from crippling drought-like conditions and moisture levels are promising for the future crop yields. Kansas agriculture continues to grow, innovate and move forward. We wish you a safe harvesting and planting season, and we look forward to being your partner for 2015 and beyond.

Owner: Straub family and shareholders

Employees: 10 full-time, 2 part-time

Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday; summer hours, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. We also have an after-hours phone for those unexpected breakdowns that happen after hours. Call 620-382-5441; there will be a $25 charge for all call-backs after normal business hours; this service runs year round. On Saturday, our hours run from 8 a.m. to noon.

 

SUPERIOR WINE & LIQUOR

Address: 1240 Commercial, Marion

Phone: 620-382-8470

Year opened: 2006

About us: Superior Wine & Liquor is a full-service store. Our customers enjoy the coldest beer in town; on Wednesdays wine is 10 percent off. We have counseling for weddings and parties for your full needs on alcohol. Fine wine selection for everyone.

Owners: Laura Yates and David Yates

Employees: 2

Hours: 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday; noon to 7 p.m. Sunday; open summer holidays

 

SWAN?S REFRIGERATION & AIR CONDITIONING

Address: 313 S. Fourth, Marion

Phone: 620-382-2598

Year opened: 1975

About us: I service refrigerators, freezers, ice machines, air conditioners, furnaces, I install new Bryant heating and cooling systems, residential and commercial.

News from 2014: Thanks to all our customers, for allowing us to help them in the past year.

Looking to 2015: Striving to offer our customers the most efficient Bryant heating and cooling systems to help offset the high energy bills.

Owner: Paul Swan

Employees: Self

Hours: 8 a.m to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday

 

TAMPA STATE BANK

Address: 1100 E. Main, Marion; 326 Main, Tampa

Phone: 620-382-8811 Marion; 785-965-7210 Tampa

Web: tampastatebank.com

Email: tampa@tampastatebank.com

Year opened: 1901

About us: Tampa State Bank is one of the few banks in Marion County still locally owned. We offer the full range of banking services: checking, savings, time deposits (CDs), consumer, commercial and real estate loans, escrow services, credit and debit cards, Internet banking, new touch screen drive-up ATM (Marion), night depository, safe deposit boxes.

News from 2014: We are offering a new checking account product called ?Secure Checking.? When you enroll in this account, you get (1) unlimited check writing, (2) unlimited Internet banking, (3) Mastercard debit card, (4) eStatements, (5) cellular phone protection, (6) identity-theft protection. Another highlight was that added Megan Suffield as a part-time teller in the Marion office.

Looking to 2015: Our friendly, courteous officers and staff will continue to provide the excellent service to our customers in 2014 that they have been used to since 1901.

Ownership: Tampa State Bankshares Inc.

Employees: 16

Hours: (Tampa) 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to noon Saturday; (Marion) 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday

 

TC?S WHAT?NOT?SHOP

Address: 901 E. Main, Marion

Phone: 620-382-2014

Web: Facebook – TC?s What Not Shop

Year opened: 2007

About us: We are always adding new items pretty much on a daily basis, some new and some old. We have homespun decorations for your all rooms in your home. Beautiful quilts, candles incense, oils and oil burners. All kinds of neat little knickknacks to decorate with. Of course, we still have KSU and KU. Tons of new jewelry, purses, wallets and the ?hippy? shirts, jackets and purses are still one of our top sellers. We are blessed to have wonderful renters all with their own idea of what is cool, so it keeps our selection fresh and fun. One thing I love is the custom pet tags, leashes and collars. If you don?t find just the right one we can order it for you. When you are gift-giving, if you can?t find just the right item we have gift certificates that make it even more fun.

Owner: Theresa Carroll

Employees: 15

Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. every day.

 

TRACE OF COPPER

Address: 1216 Commercial Drive, Marion

Phone: 620-382-2099.

Year opened: 1985

About us: We offer Kan?sas-made metal art made with brass, copper and steel. Custom orders have become a big part of the business. Retirement, anniversary and graduation gifts are made to be personalized with names and dates.

Looking to 2015: We will be incorporating a new line of products with more of a lodge look to it.

Owner: Tracy Hett

Employees: 2

Hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday; 10 a.m. to noon Saturday

 

TRIPLE R HAULING

Address: 217 N. Coble, Marion

Phone: (Kim) 620-382-7802; (Wally) 620-382-7080

Email: lynn2volts@yahoo.com

Year opened: 2001

About us: Our company offers custom step-deck hauling in more than 27 central states. Items hauled include heavy equipment, military equipment, farm machinery, agricultural products and specialty equipment such as milling, roll-form equipment and windmill parts. We haul specialty and emergency loads, and offer ramp use, bridges and tarps if needed.

Owners: Wallace and Kim Ross

Employees: 3

Hours: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Saturday

 

UNIQUE DESIGNS

Address: 111 N. Fourth, Marion

Phone: 620-382-3153

Year opened: 1984

About us: I am in our 31st year as a hairdresser, making people look and feel beautiful. We carry these retail products: Matrix, Redken, Scruples, Pravana, Bosley.

Owner: Amy Gillett

Hours: Open Tuesday through Saturday as early or late as needed.

 

GERALD A. VINDUSKA, DDS

Address: 1015 Melvin, Marion

Phone: 620-382-3742

Web: vinduskadental.com

Year opened: 1961

About us: Family dentistry, implant placement and restoration, general dental services.

Owner: Gerald A. Vinduska, DDS

Employees: 4

Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Friday

 

WAGON WHEEL EXPRESS

Address: 202 W. Main, Marion

Phone: 620-382-3544

Year opened: 2011

About us: We have charbroiled burgers, fresh-cut fries, Hand-squeezed limeades and lemonades. We offer many sandwiches, such as Philly steaks, Reuben, Fresno melt, and chicken-fried steak to name our most popular ones. We offer specialty salads as well. Smoked ribs every Saturday and fried sides. Also ice cream and shakes, malts and sundaes.

Owner: Keith and Sherry Hess

Employees: 6 part time

Hours: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday and Tuesday; 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Closed Sunday.

 

WEBSTER AUTO SERVICE

Address: 106 W. Main, Marion

Phone: 620-382-2108

Web: Facebook

Email: webasinc@att.net

Year opened: 1953

About us: Complete automotive repair, including light trucks. Everything from oil changes to engine and transmission replacement. Serving all of Marion County.

Looking to 2015: Looking forward to continuing to offer great service and options to our customers with automotive and tire services.

Owner: Barry J. Allen

Employees: 5

Hours: 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday; 8 a.m. to noon Saturday

 

WESTERN ASSOCIATES

Address: 124 E. Main, Marion

Phone: 620-382-3742

Web: westernassociates.com

Email: info@westernassociates.com

Year opened: 1956

About us: We offer an ever-expanding line of promotional and fundraising items. With our in-house screen printing and embroidery services we are able to supply goods and services in a timely manner. Our longevity in the business also allows us to offer a wide range of specialty items at exceptional prices. We have local salespeople available to help you promote your business, school or organization. We also have salespeople located throughout the United States.

Owners: Dave Crofoot, Jim Crofoot, Pam Bowers, Kevin Gardner

Employees: 70

Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mon?day through Friday

 

WIENS HOME CONSTRUCTION & REPAIR

Address: 407 S. Lincoln, Marion

Phone: 620-382-3754

Email: wiensphoto@yahoo.com

Year opened: 1996

About us: We do some new home construction, but the majority of our time is spent on remodeling and repair. No job is too small and we strive to do the job right and to satisfy the customer. We have a variety of window, door and siding options available to fit every remodeling need and budget. Having built six log homes, we have experience dealing the log homes, including repair and maintenance.

Looking to 2015: We would like an opportunity to visit with you about your home maintenance and construction projects. Garage door problems? Give us a call.

Owners: Gerald and Jan Wiens

Employees: 2

Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday

 

WIENS PHOTO

Address: 407 S. Lincoln, Marion

Phone: 620-382-3754

Web: wiensphoto.com

Email: wiensphoto@yahoo.com

Year opened: 1983

About us: Gerald offers four areas of photography: (1) Nature and wildlife, with archival images of a variety of sizes ready to hang on your wall. (2) Youth sports ?action? photography, photographs of kids (and adults) participating in sporting events. There are very few sports I have not photo?graphed, give me a call. (3) Senior portraits and family groups, specializing in on-location and outdoor photographs. (4) Weddings.

Looking to 2015: I?would like to expand senior portraits, family groups and weddings. I am always looking for sporting-event requests and would like to expand my nature and wildlife photography into the corporate world.

Owner: Gerald Wiens

 

WINTER CONSTRUCTION Co.

Address: 2102 180th, Marion

Phone: 620-382-2468

Year opened: Started working construction in 1966; in 1972, established Winter Construction Co.

About us: We offer all construction, all new and remodeling jobs. No job is too small or too large, from foundation to roofs and everything in between.

News from 2014: Chris Sprowls joined Winter Con?struction Co. 20 years ago and Todd Winter has worked for the company for 10 years. Both employees are experienced, talented builders. Our goal is to always please our customers and do quality work.

Looking to 2015: Our goal is to continue to offer the best workmanship and customer service. We will help design your new home or remodeling jobs with customer satisfaction.

Owner: Earl and Joan Winter.

Employees: 2

Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday. Available anytime for phone calls.

 

ZEINER FUNERAL HOME

Address: 205 Elm St., Marion

Phone: 620-382-2112

Email: zeinerfuneralhome@?eaglecom.net

Facebook: facebook.com/ pages/Zeiner-Funeral-Home/ 389493527772342

Year opened: Our business has served Marion County since 1888.

About us: We offer funeral/memorial services, excellence in embalming, cremation and pre-arranged services, video tributes for families and a selection of caskets, vaults, urns and related merchandise.

Owner: Ty R. Zeiner

Hours: On call 24 hours a day; office hours 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, Saturdays by appointment.