Devlin’s Wine & Spirits

  The sauce. Hard stuff. Booze. No matter what it’s called, to many the alcohol you serve at an event or gathering is as essential – if not more so – than the food you provide. Wine and spirits are also staple gifts for holidays and personal milestones. So, whether you’re looking for perfect pairing for the party or a gift for a special occasion, owner of Devlin’s Wine & Spirits Clayton Devlin and his staff are here to help you find the libation you’re looking for. Since 1992, Devlin’s has provided quality product and service to the Topeka & Shawnee County community. Devlin’s is known for its wider selection,… Read More

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Events You Need to Attend in September with the Greater Topeka Partnership

We know that time is valuable for everyone and attending events can sometimes be at the bottom of your to-do list. But there are many benefits – both tangible and intangible – that make it worth going to events. When you network you gain exposure to people you don’t normally come into contact with, get new ideas and discover the latest trends as well as helping you get out of a rut. The GTP September calendar features signature networking events, special festivals, and classes from partners in our Greater Topeka Entrepreneurship Guide.   Special Event Facebook will be in Topeka for a special, multi-day event called Facebook Community Boost. You’ll… Read More

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What’s the Difference Between Momentum 2022 and the Total Resource Campaign?

Momentum 2022 is Topeka’s holistic economic development plan developed by a committee of engaged leaders from our community, assisted by strategic planning firm Market Street Services. The five-year implementation process focuses on five key areas in which we can create positive change in Topeka: Develop Homegrown Talent Create Vibrant and Attractive Places Grow a Diverse Economy Promote a Positive Image Collaborate for a Strong Community An East Topeka Council was also created to focus on the implementation of these key processes in East Topeka. “It was the goal of the Greater Topeka Partnership and Topeka’s community leaders to take a hard look at where we are today and where we… Read More

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Topeka News Roundup | 8.24.18

Each Friday we’re rounding up #TopCity stories from our fantastic local news partners from throughout the week. Here’s what you may have missed!       Topeka News Seaman’s early learning center welcomes students for first time A new school year means new school supplies, maybe new shoes and for some of Topeka’s tiniest learners, nearly everything is new including their school. Seaman’s new pre-school, Mathes Early Learning Center, opened for the first day of classes on Monday. Mathes principal Shanna McKenzie said the school houses more than 250 students between 2 and-a-half and 5 years old. Principal Shanna McKenzie said that she wants the school to support students and their families. Read More   Longtime… Read More

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August Milestone Anniversaries

The Partnership is pleased to recognize and celebrate its members who have reached membership milestones in August! We thank each of our members for their loyalty and support – we’re glad you’re here!   45 Years  Ed Bozarth Chevrolet #1 Buick GMC        40 Years  BNSF Railway Company         35 Years  Lincoln Center OB-GYN      30 Years  Topeka Performing Arts Center        20 Years  David’s Jewelers      15 Years  Briggs Dodge    Kessinger/Hunter & Co – Forbes Industrial Park LLC        5 Years  Matheson Gas        1 Year Capitol Connection     Josey Baking Co     Kansas Drug Testing Inc    Kansas Horse Council      Leaping Llamas Artisan Shop     … Read More

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#TOPCITY Signs Make Their Way Around Town

There are a couple of new attractions that have made their way to Topeka! The two new mobile #TopCity light up signs have become a huge hit traveling around to the many different attractions and events happening in the capital city. How are these signs traveling around from place to place? Partnership Member Jim’s Trailer Sales has provided a trailer to transport these signs quickly and smoothly all over town.  ALSO READ: GTP Member’s Championship Golf Tournament   The signs were first introduced at an event on May 9 promoting Momentum 2022 at the Topeka Performing Arts Center. The sign was met with much excitement from attendees, who wasted no time… Read More

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Topeka News Roundup | 8.17.18

Each Friday we’ll roundup #TopCity stories from our fantastic local news partners from throughout the week. Here’s what you may have missed!     ‘The Right Thing’: New GraceMed clinic opens Monday in Topeka GraceMed has transformed a vacant Dillons grocery store at 1400 S.W. Huntoon to become a central Topeka community health center. The new GraceMed Capitol Family Clinic opens Monday, the result of months of work fundraising, planning and preparing to move operations from its location at 1615 S.W. 8th Ave. Read More   Kansas takes drones to new heights Kansas did something no one else in the country can do–it flew a drone 300 feet in the… Read More

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GTP Members’ Championship Golf Tournament

Get out of the office and get out on the green! The Greater Topeka Partnership is excited to announce the inaugural GTP Members’ Championship. The golf tournament will take place on August 31 at the Topeka Country Club. This all-day event will include a buffet lunch, a shotgun-start scramble and a reception with awards to follow. The golf tournament is open to all Greater Topeka Partnership members and is not only a great time but a great networking opportunity for businesses in Topeka & Shawnee County. The tournament will follow a 4-man scramble format, so golfers of all abilities can be accommodated. You can expect a day full of great… Read More

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Downtown Adventure Race Topeka (DART) 2018

Each year Downtown Topeka plays host to one of the most unique races in northeast Kansas. The Downtown Adventure Race Topeka, or more commonly referred to as the DART, is the brainchild of Robb Cummings and Ryan Wenrich. After participating in a similar race in Colorado titled The Oyster, Wenrich returned to Topeka with thoughts and concepts about how to organize a version within Topeka. Wenrich ran the idea by his good friend Cummings and after talking through potential ideas, decided that this was something that needed to happen. Being very involved in Downtown Topeka, they were passionate that the race to take place in the dynamic core and benefit… Read More

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The Linen Tree of Topeka

The Linen Tree of Topeka Searching for that special touch of elegance? The perfect statement piece for your kitchen or bath? That stand-out gift such as a signature aroma or fragrance? For specialty gifts or must-have home accessories, look no further than The Linen Tree of Topeka.  Located in Brookwood Shopping Center, The Linen Tree has been locally owned and operated for over 40 years. Specializing in linens and home decor, the boutique also offers baby gifts, artwork, fragrances, bath and body products, as well as personalized touches such as monogramming and complimentary gift-wrapping.  Owner Kelly Schuster guarantees her customers nothing but quality product, especially when it comes to the… Read More

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