October Milestone Anniversaries

The Partnership is pleased to recognize and celebrate its members who have reached membership milestones in October! We thank each of our members for their loyalty and support – we’re glad you’re here!   45 YEARS Topeka Metropolitan Transit Authority    Topeka Metro wins state and regional awards Veterans Ride Free in November   25 YEARS Meals on Wheels of Shawnee and Jefferson Counties, Inc           15 YEARS Midwest Single Source         West Indian Hills Management, LLC      Valeo Behavioral Health Care         5 YEARS Brown V Board National Park Service          Sprout Communications, LLC           1 YEAR AT&T on Wanamaker     Auburn Washburn Public Schools Foundation     Chocolatey Software       Crimson Corporation   … Read More

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Get To Know Our New Members

The Greater Topeka Partnership is proud to introduce a few of our new members! Please welcome them by stopping by their business to introduce yourself and visit their website or social channels. Click on any of the new members below for their Directory Listing! Topeka Fit Body Boot Camp     Shawnee County District Attorney’s Office   4 Guys Bar & Grill   Mike Emmert at New York Life   KIC, LLC. (dba Kansas.gov)    College Hill Pizza Pub    2 Chefs Catering    Free State Oils   Shannon Nichol, REALTOR   Agent Derrick Hodam, Farm Bureau Financial Services   Glaciers Edge Winery   Society for Human Resource Management     Cosmos IT Solutions, Inc    Valor Tax Services, LLC (dba Jackson Hewitt Tax)    Top… Read More

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Free State Oils

Free State Oils supplies quality Full Spectrum CBD products for people and pets. CEO Joy Neely is a jack of all trades, donning multiple hats as a realtor, entrepreneur and philanthropist. But she swears by CBD and its many practical uses. Joy worked for on the legislative side, trying to get CBD legalized in the state of Kansas. After legislation passed in May 2018, she launched Free State Oils Kansas Brand the following month. Joy’s product is now available in stores, chiropractor offices, and pharmacies. Additionally, you may purchase her CBD products at her three Kansas outlets in Topeka, Holton, and Overland Park.   Free State Oils offers a variety of CBD… Read More

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4 Guys Bar & Grill

On October 1, 2018, the doors opened to 4 Guys Bar & Grill, an Asian and American Fusion! A local favorite in the food truck scene, brothers Tuan and Viet Lam expanded their business to include a restaurant and bar. The duo dreamed of opening their own restaurant while experimenting in the kitchen for years. Their shared hobby turned into a profession in January 2017 when the Lam brothers opened their first food truck, 4 Guys Grill. Inspired by their Vietnamese heritage, Viet and Tuan decided to offer a unique fusion between Asian and American cuisine. At 4 Guys Bar & Grill you can savor appetizers such as the 4 Guys… Read More

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U.S. Engineering

U.S. Engineering was established in Kansas City in 1893. Though to be fair, their roots run all the way back to 1855 – to a small shop in Cologne, Germany – owned and operated by Gustav Nottberg.  125 years later, they are one of the largest Specialty Mechanical Contractors in the Midwest. U.S. Engineering specializes in Heating, Air Conditioning, Plumbing, Refrigeration, Controls, and Sheet Metal. The Mission: Leave a Legacy The Vision: Be the Best They do this by taking a holistic approach to facility solutions and focus on the total cost of ownership. Some little-known facts about the organization include:  The current Chairman and CEO is the fifth generation… Read More

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Mike Emmert, Agent – New York Life Insurance Company (Kansas General Office)

New York Life Insurance Company is the largest mutual life insurance company in the United States*. As a mutual insurance company, it answers to its policy owners, not stock holders. Mike Emmert stated his career in June 2018 in the hopes of developing a life-long partnership with the citizens and businesses of Topeka. Mike works with clients, individuals and businesses, to help them reach the goals they develop for themselves, whether it be through various life insurances or financial products. Whether you are just starting out, growing your family, getting ready for retirement or looking for a way to protect all that you’ve worked for, Mike can help you find… Read More

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Cyrus Hotel

There are many dynamic changes coming to Downtown Topeka in the near future. One you’ll not soon to forget is Cyrus Hotel. Maybe you’ve seen the construction on 10th and Kansas? Well, it’s near completion! Named after Topeka founder Cyrus K. Holliday, Cyrus Hotel is slated to open in December 2018. Among its many offerings is the street level, flagship restaurant and outdoor space. Although it conveys a modern design concept and utilizes state-of-the-art facilities, the hotel and restaurant honor the unique history of the area in name and guest touch-points throughout. It offers 109 rooms and suites, as well as various meeting spaces.  Did someone say meeting spaces? Cyrus… Read More

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September Milestone Anniversaries

The Partnership is pleased to recognize and celebrate its members who have reached membership milestones in September! We thank each of our members for their loyalty and support – we’re glad you’re here!   30 Years Kansas Commercial Real Estate Services Inc            15 Years Premier One         Primerica     Valeo Behavioral Health Care         10 Years Hampton Inn – Topeka      5 Years Jamie Hornbaker Agency- State Farm Insurance        1 Year Fuzzy’s Tacos         Legacy Motor Co, Inc         The Osborne Company               For a full list of Greater Topeka Partnership Members visit our directory! To see August Anniversaries, click here.

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KanView Glass

In 2013 father/son duo Jerry and Josh Gibbs combined their 40-plus-years of experience in the glass industry to establish KanView Glass: A full-service glass company that offers service to both residential and commercial customers. Jerry and Josh are dedicated to providing quality service in addition to superior glass products.  Need a window repaired or shower door installed? Call KanView Glass! Services include storm window repair, custom glass, insulated windows, patio doors, shower enclosures, heavy shower doors, mirrors. Have a glass-related emergency?  Don’t worry. KanView Glass also provides 24/7 emergency service.  Have questions or need a quote? Contact Josh and Jerry today!

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University Flowers

Steve Gleason’s eyes light up as he recalls his past floral recreations, each one a personal story. Since 1991, Cliff Wright and Steve, co-owners of University Flowers, have made flowers their livelihood and passion.  As University Flowers is owner operated, it’s not unusual for Steve and Cliff to put in over 12 hours at the flower shop. They always hard at work providing consultations, floral design and delivery. The duo also offer customers a wide collection of antiques, including decor, vases and variety of other glass wares and collectables.  Specializing in more traditional style arrangements, Steve and Cliff relate that some of their best work is their personalized funeral arrangements.… Read More

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