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County commission to hold special meeting

County commission to hold special meeting

The Finney County Commission will hold a special meeting at 10 a.m. Monday at the county administrative center, 311 N. Ninth St. Items on the agenda include a discussion of the fairgrounds Exhibition Building project, an Emergency Medical Services agreement and an executive session concerning non-elected personnel.

Youth Entrepreneurs slate event Tuesday

Youth Entrepreneurs will present "Entrepreneurology: Dissecting the Entrepreneurial Mindset" from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Samy's Spirits Steakhouse in the Garden Terrace Room.

Jon Bachura, director of curriculum and training for Youth Entrepreneurs in Wichita, will lead the discussion. Some questions on the agenda include: What is it about entrepreneurs that make them successful?; Why does it seem so easy to some and impossible to others?; Is it possible that Steve Jobs really wasn't so different than all of us?

The event is free and open to the public, however, RSVPs are requested. YE tries to connect juniors and seniors students to the business community to give them relevant, real-world opportunities. About 30 volunteers visit classrooms once a month.

This is the organization's third year in Garden City.

QuickBooks Pro

classes offered

Business owners, managers, bookkeepers and others who want to learn the use of the QuickBooks Pro computer application can count on a pair of short-term, non-credit courses coming up soon from the Garden City Community College Business and Community Education Department. The courses include QuickBooks Pro 2011 Fundamentals and QuickBooks Pro 2011 Advanced.

The fundamental level course will be offered April 16, 18 and 23 from 6 to 8:30 p.m., with a fee of $135 per person. The advanced course will be offered 6 to 8:30 p.m. May 2, 7 and 9 at a total cost of $135 per person.

Artist reception is today at the Gallery

Denver artist Patricia Barry Levy will exhibit her work starting today and running through May 4 at the Gallery, 318 N. Main St., Garden City.

A lunch discussion will be at noon today in which the artist will share her techniques and processes. This will be followed by an artist's reception from 1 to 3 p.m., both at the Gallery.

There is no admission charge for the events.A free lunch of white chili, fresh fruit and hot wassail will be provided during the lunch discussion. Refreshments will be served at the reception. For more information, contact Garden City Arts Executive Director Laurie Chapman at 260-9700. Inquiries may also be directed by email at

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