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Jon Schallert Brings Modified Version of His Seminar to Marion, Kansas Over the last two years, 19 Atchison business owners and community leaders have graduated from the Destination BootCamp program in Longmont, CO. Businesses leave the workshop armed with new strategies and inspired about their business and their community. Business expert Jon Schallert holds seven Destination BootCamps each year in...
The City of Atchison’s E-Community Program is pleased to announce a new loan to Holtgrave Heating and Cooling LLC, a startup HVAC contractor looking to serve the Atchison community. The $21,600 in loan proceeds will help finance the acquisition of tools and a work vehicle for the company. Holtgrave Heating and Cooling is owned and operated by Gevin and Jamie...
A new development project in the Shannon Industrial Park was announced Wednesday that has the potential to bring eight to ten jobs to the Atchison community in the next few years. The Atchison Area Economic Development Corporation (AAEDC) recently reached an agreement to sell Lot 2-E at the park to Integrity Reinforcing Bar, Inc., a startup rebar manufacturing company owned...
Atchison, KS – The City of Atchison’s E-Community Program has approved a new loan to SunRice Chiropractic as the business relocates to 717 Commercial Street, the former location of Tacyn's. SunRice Chiropractic will occupy the ground floor of the building and the project intends to renovate and reactivate the apartment on the second floor. The $72,000 in loan proceeds will...
Atchison, KS – The City of Atchison’s E-Community Program has approved a new loan to Mobrant Inc., the legal entity doing business as "the Hardware Store" located at 609 Commercial Street in downtown Atchison.  The $21,000 in loan proceeds will help finance an inventory expansion following the relocation of the formerly adjacent Napa Auto Parts Store to 424 Woodlawn Avenue...
Atchison, KS – The City of Atchison’s E-Community Program has approved a new loan to Luxe Steel Windows & Doors, LLC, a startup window and door manufacturer that recently purchased the old "Free Country" property at 522 Woodlawn. Luxe Steel Windows & Doors specializes in manufacturing premium, "thermally broken" window and door products, which prevent conductive thermal energy loss. The $75,000 in...
A long vacant property in north Atchison will soon be home to a new single family residential development. Following acquisition of the property from the City of Atchison's Land Bank Program, Highland Community College's Construction Technology Program will begin construction of a new home on the northeast corner of 6th Street & N Street in north Atchison this fall. Lucas...
Grants through the Atchison E-community program enabled local attendees to learn business success strategies from Jon Schallert At the end of May, eight Atchison business owners and community leaders returned from a Longmont, Colorado business workshop armed with new strategies and inspired about their business and their community. The 2.5 day event is designed to help entrepreneurs create the kind...
Atchison, KS – The City of Atchison’s E-Community Program has approved a new loan to Wanderlust, LLC, a holding company that leases space to the Werring Law Office located at 414 N 5th Street, near the Atchison County Courthouse. The $75,000 in loan proceeds will help finance a renovation of the office space on the ground floor as well as...
The days of frustrating internet speeds and network connection inconsistencies at the Shannon Industrial Park appear to be over. As of May 1, 2018, fiber internet service with speeds up to 1GB per second upload and download are now available thanks to a public private partnership between the City of Atchison, Atchison County, and Rainbow Communications, which is headquartered in...

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