New businesses


Chiropractor Tate Hancock has opened Hancock Spine & Rehab at 10234 W. 13th St. The phone number is 316-729-4500.

Bud Gates has opened his second Wichita Easyhome store at 407 E. Pawnee.

Tammy Long has opened a State Farm office at 2803 W. 13th St. The phone number is 316-941-4545. The Web site is www

New owner

Sharon Ward has purchased Bronze Age Tanning Salon at 3833 W. 13th St. Ward plans to add equipment for skin treatment and spray tans. It is open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday. The phone number is 316-201-1144.

New project

Sullivan Higdon & Sink has been selected by Demdaco to increase its Willow Tree brand presence online, including building a new Web site.


Cargill awarded Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters $70,000 to support its school-based and Hispanic mentoring initiatives.

Cox Communications has made a $76,000 grant to the Fundamental Learning Center.

Sedgwick County Farm Bureau Agricultural Association, in conjunction with Rainbo Bakery , delivered 540 loaves of bread to Irving Elementary School.


The Via Christi Sleep Disorders Center at Via Christi Rehabilitation-Our Lady of Lourdes has been reaccredited for five years by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.