Archive for Sunday, March 21, 2010

Around and about in local business

March 21, 2010


• Dan Cary of Ameriprise Financial has qualified in the company’s 2009 Circle of Success program for the eighth consecutive year. Qualifiers are recognized for achieving prestigious levels of performance and setting the standard of excellence in the areas of client service, professional commitment and corporate values.

• Drs. Charles and Claudia Kincaid and their son, Ivan, attended the American Association for Dental Research’s annual meeting March 3-7 at the Washington D.C. Convention Center. Dr. Charles Kincaid gave a presentation and also chaired a dental research session.

• Lawrence native Terry Rood, previous facilities director at The Eldridge and The Eldridge Extended, will now also manage facilities at The Oread.

Rood will be responsible for all the laundry and housekeeping throughout the hotel.

• Edward Jones financial adviser Liz Kundin will conduct a free seminar, “Paying for Education,” at 7 p.m. Tuesday at The Castle Tea Room, 1307 Mass. For reservations, call Karen Kelm at 842-2450.

• TherapyWorks PA. will be host to a free seminar, “Incontinence: Bladder, Bladder, What’s The Matter??” at 7 p.m. March 30, presented by Cindy Johnson, M.S., P.T., MCMT, and Jon Heeb, M.D. The event is part of a series of Helping You Help Yourself Seminars taking place monthly at TherapyWorks, 1311 Wakarusa Drive, Suite 1000.

• Neuvant House of Lawrence, a new Alzheimer’s and memory care facility under construction in Lawrence, has hired Julie Joslin for the administrator position. Joslin has 18 years experience in health care as a registered nurse, including at Lawrence Memorial Hospital, Presbyterian Manor and Kansas University Medical Center.

• The Lawrence Technology Association’s March LTA Mixer will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday at Wayne and Larry’s Sports Bar and Grill, 933 Iowa. For reservations, contact Kerri Johnson at 832-2824 or

• Lawrence Meals On Wheels will celebrate 40 years of continuous service to the community with a reception from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. March 31 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

• Douglas County Bank, 4340 W. Sixth St., will be host to an Easter Egg Hunt, featuring separate hunts for older and younger children, at 10 a.m. March 27. Everyone is welcome.

• Earthworks artist Stan Herd is featured in an advertising campaign for John Deere entitled “What Will You Create?” The spot chronicles Herd’s creation, “Abstract,” created from various kinds of mulch, soil amendments and plantings on land just north of Lawrence, and can be viewed at promo/deereseason/the_creations/stan_herd.html.

• Green & Finch Chartered announces the addition of Daniel D. Covington, of Lawrence, to the firm, as well as its name change to Green, Finch & Covington Chartered. Covington joins the firm as partner and will continue to practice in areas of banking law, estate and business planning, real estate and litigation.

• Capitol Federal announces Barent Raye as the new manager of the bank’s West Lawrence office, 1025 Iowa. In addition to managing the West Lawrence office, Raye also oversees the bank’s in-store locations within Dillons, 4701 W. Sixth St., and Super Target, 3201 Iowa.