Weekly business briefing (Oct. 4)

10/04/2012 12:00 AM

10/03/2012 10:13 AM

New client

Sweden-based Avinode has retained Greteman Group to provide support for the upcoming National Business Aircraft Association convention, which runs from Oct. 30 to Nov. 1 in Orlando, Fla.

Recognized

Simon Property Group, which owns and operates Towne West Square and Towne East Square, has been included for the second, consecutive year in the Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index, which highlights companies within the S&P 500 Index that have displayed a strong approach to information disclosure regarding climate change.

Kennedy and Coe was named to Accounting Today magazine’s “Best Accounting Firms to Work for in 2012.”

Branding

Building Controls and Services, Inc. announced a new brand that it said better displays its growth, change in focus, and alignment of its external and internal perceptions. The company said the fresh brand, created with help from Gardner Design, states “where they were, where they are, and where they are going.”

Charity

Oneok, the Oklahoma-based parent of Kansas Gas Service, has donated $25,000 to the Sunlight Children’s Advocacy and Rights Foundation for the naming rights of one of the bedrooms in the future Sunshine Children’s Home to be built in Andover.

Have a new business, name change, new location or award to share? Send announcements to Jerry Siebenmark at jsiebenmark@wichitaeagle.com. Include a contact name and phone number. For business openings, please also include a street address, phone number and operating hours and days.

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