Archive for Sunday, January 23, 2011

Around and about in local business

January 23, 2011


• The former EconoLodge at 2222 W. Sixth St. is now a Howard Johnson. The hotel for years was a Ramada Inn. General manager Randy Disoso said the switch took place in mid-November, and the hotel is undergoing an 18-month renovation.

• TherapyWorks will host a free seminar, “Living a Healthy Lifestyle in 2011,” at 7 p.m. Tuesday(Jan. 25) at TherapyWorks, 1311 Wakarusa Drive, Suite 1000. Dr. Karen Evans and Cindy Johnson will be presenting.

• Mize, Houser and Co. announces Kenneth R. Hite, CPA, of Lawrence has been admitted as a shareholder in the practice of public accounting as of Jan. 1. Mize, Houser is a CPA and business consulting firm and has offices in Topeka, Lawrence and Overland Park.

• On Jan. 3, Pro-Print Inc. was sold to longtime employees Rhonda Gibler and Gregg Tolin. The company was opened in Topeka by Don and Shirley Grantham in January 1983. In the summer of 1987, they expanded to downtown Lawrence. Don retired in 2001 and Shirley continued the operation until retiring at the end of 2010. The new owners have formed The RGT Co., LLC, and are still doing business as Pro-Print Inc. at both locations. 

• Edward Jones financial adviser Liz Kundin will host a free seminar, “A Woman’s Guide to Money Matters,” at 7 p.m. Tuesday(Jan. 25) at the Castle Tea Room, 1307 Mass. For reservations, call Karen Kelm at 842-2450.


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