New Member: HillTop Strong Fitness Training

HillTop Strong Fitness Training Why go to the gym when the gym can go to you? HillTop Strong is a mobile fitness and sports performance company that provides functional fitness training for both individuals and groups. Whether you’re looking to supplement your workout or get back into fit and healthy lifestyle, HillTop Strong’s unique and individualized fitness regimen will help you develop your strength and agility through the use of alternative strength and conditioning tools. Their equipment includes an inflatable 20x20x24h training hill with a 33 degree incline, multiple anchors, speed ladders and training dots. With the use of its mobile equipment, this LLC is able to service Topeka and… Read More

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New Members for the Week of May 14 -18

Rusty Haggles Antiques                                         Jean and Hal Gardner have held a shared interest in antiques since they married 25 years ago. In 2012, the couple turned their passion into a business venture with Rusty Haggles Antiques. Located in the heart of NOTO Arts District, Rusty Haggles’ vision is to to create a unique extended family of artists, antique/vintage dealers and consignors to complement North Topeka. This unique antiquities outlet sells decorative pieces, collectibles and quality antiques – specializing in vintage technology, which includes typewriters, instruments, projectors, cameras, sewing machines and more. Additionally, the store can… Read More

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Celebrate MORE Small Business Award Finalists in Topeka During National Economic Development Week

Celebrating Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs in Topeka To celebrate the small businesses and entrepreneurs in Topeka, the Greater Topeka Partnership hosts the Small Business Awards luncheon to honor finalists in six different categories. In this blog, we’ll highlight finalists for Small Business Advocate, Non-profit Award of Distinction and Emerging Entrepreneur of Distinction. Missed the first blog? Catch up here!   Small Business Advocate This category is for an individual or organization that assist entrepreneurs through advocacy, technical assistance to small businesses, supports the development of entrepreneurs, or raises the awareness about the importance of small businesses to the community. Azura Credit Union Jennifer Kirmse, 610 SW 10th Ave., 228-5370 Azura Credit Union’s efforts are… Read More

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Celebrate Small Business Award Finalists in Topeka During National Economic Development Week

Small Business Awards Small business is the driving force behind new products, innovation, and job creation and continues to make a tremendous impact on the economy. To celebrate the small businesses and entrepreneurs in Topeka, the Greater Topeka Partnership hosts the Small Business Awards luncheon to honor finalists in six different categories. In the first of two blogs, we’ll highlight finalists for Capital City Business of Distinction, Minority Business of Distinction and Women Business of Distinction.   Capital City Business of Distinction This category is for individuals who own 51% of a small business and are responsible for the principal operations of the small business.   Porterfield’s Inc. David Porterfield,… Read More

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New Members for the Week of 4/30 – 5/4

4 Evergreen Kansas LLC “I wanted to use an eco-friendly product that would reduce water consumption, help eliminate the need for fertilizers and chemicals that can be harmful to birds and animals.  A product that is lead free and a safe for kids to play ground.” – Steve Workman, owner of 4 Evergreen Kansas  Having trouble filling in those bare spots on the lawn? Is the dog constantly tearing up the lawn? Contact Steve Workman at 4 Evergreen Kansas and eliminate those landscaping hassles once and for all! 4 Evergreen Kansas has worked together with area lawn and landscape companies to help design and supply synthetic grass that will enhance… Read More

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Events You Need to Attend In May with the Greater Topeka Partnership

Cool Perk Alert! For the entire month of May, Azura Credit Union will be offering 5x Reward points with ANY purchases made at their Local Perk Partners with an Azura Rewards Credit Card. Greater Topeka Partnership events are all about networking, building your business, showcasing your products and services and supporting the GTP’s efforts to grow Topeka’s business climate and promote quality of life. There are great events happening during Small Business Week and all month long!   Greater Topeka Chamber of Commerce 5/16   Business Unwind at Kansas Air National Guard   GO Topeka 5/15   38th Annual Small Business Awards at Capitol Plaza Hotel 5/22   Competing for Government Contracts with… Read More

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Sky Zone Topeka – Warrior Weekend Kicks Off with Glow on April 20

Sky Zone is the world’s first indoor trampoline park. An innovator in “fun fitness,” the park offers healthy playtime for kids, adults and families.  Work on your coordination, play a game of SkySlam (trampoline basketball) or simply just find a new way to get active. Special attractions include the Warrior Course, Freestyle Jump, Ultimate Dodgeball, SkyJoust, Foam Zone and Free Climb.  Sky Zone Topeka recently completed its installation of the hottest after-hours event in Topeka. The new program, GLOW, will transform the park with black lights and lasers into a jumping dance club for kids and families of all ages. The premier event will take place Friday, April 20 and Saturday, April 21 from… Read More

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Nextaff Topeka

Nextaff is your resource for quality candidates.  Nick Lauber, owner of the Topeka Nextaff office, has 10 years of experience in the staffing industry and offers his clients quality service and support. With Nextaff, the focus is on the value of the positions being filled and the needs of its clients.  Services include temp-to-hires, direct hires, screening services, skills assessment and testing, as well as a fast-track program that provides compensation for employee benefits for a probational period to fast track the employee into that company’s payroll. Nick and his team also offer consulting services on how to approach the labor pool, wage analysis and marketing reports and data.   As a locally… Read More

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Robert Faught: Aflac/Quality of Life, Inc.

Robert (Bob) Faught holds two distinct roles within his joint career as the district sales coordinator for Aflac and president and co-founder of Quality of Life, Inc. He is both an advocate and an educator. After spending nearly 35 years experiencing and resolving joint pain, Bob was inspired to write a book about his experience, entitled Our Joint Decisions: A Patient’s Perspective to Successfully Manage Joint Pain, Surgeries & Replacements.  Although the book chronicles Bob’s path to healing, focusing on a “mind over body” outlook, he asserts that this approach can be applied to any struggle in one’s life. Inspired by the role of education in quality of life, Bob… Read More

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Force One Security and Consulting

Force One Security and Consulting is unlike many other security guard service in northeast Kansas, in that is owned and operated by police officers. Owner Lamont Semien has 20 years of experience in law enforcement under his belt and currently serves as a police officer full-time at the Mission, KS and part-time at Westwood, KS. As this experience has made him well qualified and certified in areas of law enforcement and personal security, Lamont is adamant that his security officers possess professional backgrounds with the police department, military or in another field of security service. Force One’s mission is to provide the best security information and physical security to protect… Read More

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