Archive for Wednesday, June 2, 2010

State to honor four Lansing businesses

June 2, 2010

Lansing-based American Energy Products has been named a 2010 Regional Business Excellence Award winner by the Kansas Department of Commerce.

American Energy Products was nominated for the award by the city of Lansing. Three other local businesses received Merit Awards – Goin’ Postal Mail & Package Services, the Lansing Educational Foundation and DnZ Auto Repair.

The Kansas Department of Commerce this week named 26 Regional Business Excellence Award winners and 105 Merit Award winners as part of Business Appreciation Month, the separtment’s annual celebration of Kansas businesses and their contributions to their communities and the state economy.

Each of the 131 business was nominated in one of four categories: Manufacturing/Distribution, Service, Retail and Hospital/Non-Profit. Five of the 26 Regional Business Excellence Award winners have been named Finalists for the Governor’s Award of Excellence — the top award given to a business by the State — which will be announced June 29 at the Kansas Cavalry Encampment in Hays.

The five finalists are Landoll Corporation – Marysville; Neosho Memorial Regional Medical – Chanute; The Cunningham Courier – Cunningham; Frito-Lay – Topeka; and Walters’ Pumpkin Patch – Burns.

For more information, contact Economic Development/CVB Director Nolan Sunderman at 913-727-5488 or sunderman@lansing.ks.us.

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