Wichita Wears: Say Yes to a Summer Dress

Wichita Wears: Say Yes to a Summer Dress

Summer in Kansas. It’s hot. This is the best time of year to choose a dress that floats around the body if you have to be outside. And if you’re staying in, a dress can be a lot more comfortable than pants or shorts. And when it comes to transition season, a dress makes the switch to a new season a whole lot easier. It’s simple one-piece dressing.

Story By Bonnie Bing - Photography By Madison Ham    

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Accent Lighting: Lighting Up Wichita

Accent Lighting: Lighting Up Wichita

Pat Graf had barely left his teenage years behind him when his dad entrusted the 20-year-old to start a lighting business on behalf of the family in Wichita. That was almost 40 years ago, and now Graf and his brother, Paul, the remaining family owners of the Accent Lighting, are poised to move the business into a larger building that they will build at the Waterfront development, near 13th and Webb.

Story By Amy Geiszler-Jones - Photography By Madison Ham
 

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VIP Interview: 1 Million Cups

VIP Interview: 1 Million Cups

In April 2012, Kansas City’s Kauffman Foundation held its first 1 Million Cups event, a free program based on the premise that entrepreneurs discover solutions and network over a million cups of coffee. The foundation, one of the country’s largest, developed a format to educate, engage and connect entrepreneurs with their communities. Today, more than 100 communities, including Wichita, hold weekly 1 Million Cups events.

By Melinda Schnyder

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My Favorite Space: Deb Voth

My Favorite Space: Deb Voth

Deb Voth, president of Rainbows United, says she has always wanted to live in a loft. And now she does. She and her husband, Kent, moved from a five-bedroom house to a beautiful, 2,900-square-foot loft in downtown Wichita at Waterwalk three years ago. Both of their sons are grown and don’t live close so they decided it was the right time for a big change.

Story by Bonnie Bing - Photography by Scott Elpers

 

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CEO Spotlight: Jan Luth

CEO Spotlight: Jan Luth

Wichita aircraft manufacturers get frequent inquiries from groups and individuals hoping for a tour of the assembly lines, engineering facilities and the finished airplanes produced in the Air Capital of the World. None offer public tours, but starting late this year a new $2 million exhibit at Exploration Place will pull back the curtain on Wichita’s aviation industry.

Story by MeLinda Schnyder - Photography by Madison Ham

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