Business West to sponsor digital marketing seminar

Business West will sponsor a digital marketing seminar that will show how digital media can complement traditional media. A panel of experts will tell how you can tell the story about your market or service and increase results. The panelist swill include Melissa Bynum, Melkat Creative Services; Jon Males and Don Morrison, Recordnews Presort, Mailing and Printing; Pam Cooper, UPS Stores; Maila Yang, Convnetion and Visitors’ Bureau; and Murrel Bland, MCB Consulting. The seminar will be from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4 at the West Wyandotte Library. The cost will be $10 per person and will include coffee and rolls. For more information, see attached flier.

Community College recognizes faculty members

Three Kansas City, Kansas, Community College faculty members were recently recognized as outstanding teachers. Patrick Dunn, an adjunct professor in fire science and Victor Ammons, an  assistant professor of psychology, were recognized by with the TEACH award

(Teaching Excellence and Colleague Honor.) Dr. Gregg Ventello, a professor of English, received the Henry Louis Excellence in Teaching Award. The Faculty Senate and the Center for Teaching Excellence sponsors the TEACH award. The late Henry Louis was a longtime instructor at the college.

Kansas City Board of Public Utilities joins in fighting fraud

The Kansas City, Kansas, Board of Public Utilities has joined the Utilities United Against Scams which is a consortium of more than 100 utilities in the United States and Canada. This effort recently received a Fraud Fighter’s Award at a meeting in Las Vegas.  Dave Mehlhaff, a spokesman for the BPU, said the BPU will continue to help spread the awareness of suspicious behaviors and evolving tactics that scammers use to target customers of the utility.

Journalists to attend coffee

Staff members from The Kansas City Star will be at the West Wyandotte Library, 1737 N. 82nd St., at 10m a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17. Those attending will be able to share concerns and ask questions about news coverage.

Flag ceremony planned

There will be a sunrise flag-raising ceremony at 7 a.m. Friday, Nov. 16 at the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame in Bonner Springs to recognize the Ag Hall’s partners who are members of the Farmer-Veteran Coalition. Flags from all 50 states will be represented.

Historical writers plan book fair

The public will have an opportunity to visit with authors at a Historical Writers’ Book Fair from 10:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18 at the George Meyn Community Center in Wyandotte County Park, Bonner Springs. The Wyandotte County Historical Society will sponsor the free event. More than 20 authors plan to attend. Loren Taylor, a Wyandotte County lawyer and historian, is in charge of arrangements. Dr. Frederick Holmes, who taught at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, will speak at 1 p.m. about medical doctors and nurses who served in World War I. For more information, see attached flier.

Members always welcome

All Business West members are always invited to attend the monthly meetings of the Business West Board of Directors. The board will meet at 12:30 Wednesday, Nov. 14 at The Dotte Spot Bar and Grill, 8123 Parallel Pkwy. in the Arrowhead Center. The board normally meets at 12:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month at The Dotte Spot.