Archive for Sunday, February 28, 2010

Around and about in local business

February 28, 2010


• Susan Thomas with Stephens Real Estate Inc. has been awarded the Accredited Buyer’s Representation designation from the Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council of the National Association of Realtors.

• Lawrence physician Donald W. Hatton, M.D., FACP, was recently re-elected to a two-year term as regent in the American College of Physicians. Hatton has also served as governor for the Kansas chapter of the American College of Physicians.

• The Shawnee and Douglas County Extension councils, Kansas State University, Farm Service Agency, Shawnee County Farm Bureau, Shawnee County Conservation District and Natural Resources Conservation Service will host a “How To Do An Effective and Safe Prescribed Burn” workshop from 9:20 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Shawnee County Farm Bureau Office, 3801 S.W. Wanamaker Road, Topeka. For reservations, call (785) 232-0062 ext. 0, by Monday. Cost is $3 per person.

• Emily Trefethen, of Lawrence, has been promoted from adviser to unit manager with the fashion jewelry company Lia Sophia.

• The Kansas Department of Commerce is accepting nominations for the annual Kansas Business Appreciation Awards. The deadlines for nominations are 5 p.m. April 9. To submit an online nomination or request a printed version, visit For more information, contact Kristy Druse at (785) 296-3805 or

• Elizabeth Daniel and Brenda Welsh, with Continental Title Co. in Lawrence, have completed training at the Kansas Land Title Association’s annual Continuing Education courses held Feb. 11 in Wichita.


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