Archive for Sunday, August 28, 2011

Around and about in local business

August 28, 2011


• Mike Everett of Life Success & Legacy, Baldwin City, attended the fall Nebraska Chiropractic Physicians Association conference Aug. 12-13 in Kearney, Neb. While there, Everett showed many doctors how the Infinite Banking Concept can be utilized in their practices to reduce debt and recover money they are presently sending to finance companies for equipment and other business expenses.

• The Lawrence Chamber of Commerce’s Community Government and Community Affairs Committee has expanded to include a representative from the Kansas University student body. The committee plans and organizes activities to keep the community informed on state, local and federal governmental issues, according to a release from the KU Student Senate. Brandon Wiederholt, a KU sophomore from Garnett, serves as Student Senate’s government relations director. He will be responsible for selecting the student to serve in the new role for this year. The committee, which meets monthly, helps organize events such as the chamber’s National Delegation Luncheons, Eggs & Issues Breakfasts and Talk of the Town forums.

• Officials at Francis Marion University in Florence, S.C., announce the addition of 23 new faculty members for the 2011-2012 school year. Maria Jose Garcia Otero of Lawrence has joined the faculty as an assistant professor of Spanish. She earned a doctorate and Master of Arts in Spanish literature from Kansas University and a Bachelor of Arts in English philology from Universidade de Santiago de Compostela in Spain.

• Kansas University-Kansas Small Business Development Center will present a free seminar, “The Right Start,” from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at KU-KSBDC, 646 Vt. Pre-register by calling 843-8844 or sign up online at


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