Snap! El Dorado

SNAP! Preserving the past garners Medallion Award

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April 15, 2014

Kudos to all those who labored to make the Gish Building at 317 S. Main in El Dorado, the beautiful renovation that it is. Someone else noticed. The Kansas Preservation Alliance will present the Gish Building with a Medallion Award of Excellence at its annual awards presentation on May 9 in Topek...

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SNAP! It's Garden Time!

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April 11, 2014

Are you a back yard gardener?  Do you fill your flower beds with new plants every year?  Starting a special herb garden this year?  Are you developing your hosta garden?  Where do you like to shop for your plants?  You may have heard of the Prospect Greenhouse, but have y...

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Snap! Over 20 employers to be at April Job Fair

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April 8, 2014

Anyone seeking a job can likely better their odds of finding one at the Job Fair, held at the El Dorado YMCA, 300 N. Main, on this Friday and Saturday, April 11 and 12. Over 20 employers will be in attendance, seeking employees. Those participating are: BETA Business Education and Training An...

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SNAP! Community Spotlight on City Employees

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April 7, 2014

What makes a community?  Its people!  A few weeks ago we wrote a SNAP! story about what people love about El Dorado, Kansas.  This evening at the City Commission Meeting twelve people will be recognized for their years of service to the City of El Dorado.  If you know or meet ...

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SNAP! Youth Activities Help Avoid Summer Slide

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April 3, 2014

We’re not talking about a new feature at our beautiful splash pads!  “Summer slide” is what happened to us after school was over for summer and we started again in the fall not quite able to remember all of the information we learned at the end of the previous school year. ...

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Murder, mayhem benefit not-for-profits

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April 2, 2014

How does a retired school teacher turn murder and mayhem into something good, in a fun and entertaining way, for area not-for-profits? Ask Linda Sanders. Linda has found a unique way to use her talents to benefit area organizations while providing great fun and entertainment to her audiences. She...

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SNAP! Make A Difference With FaithWork

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March 28, 2014

Many hands make light work.  That adage is proving true at First United Methodist Church here in El Dorado every month through their FaithWork program.  And everyone in our community (and beyond!) is invited to participate!   FUMC Pastor Andrew Conard states “FaithWork p...

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SNAP! Numana Gardens Delivers To You!

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March 26, 2014

You’ve heard of Numana, right? The place that gets us excited about spending time with friends and family putting rice and vitamins in plastic bags to ship off to other parts of the world, feeding hungry people after natural disasters, usually in very poor countries like Haiti. They set two...

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Young professionals connect through El Dorado ACES

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March 17, 2014

Young professionals are a great asset to any community. El Dorado is very fortunate to be the home of a dynamic group of young people who have chosen to live, work and perhaps raise a family here. Some have moved to El Dorado to follow a career. Many were raised here, then left to pursue an educa...

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SNAP! Happy Pi(e) Day!

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March 14, 2014

What is Pi Day?  Or is it Pie Day?  Here in the USA it’s both!  But what is Pi? Okay, its 3.14, but what is that about again?  Pi is the distance around a perfect circle, or the circumference, divided by the distance across it, or the diameter. It is also involved in cal...

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