Weekly business briefing (May 23)


de’Ville’s Barber Shop has opened at 1402 S Seneca. It is a traditional barber shop offering hot towel razor shaves, all styles of hair cuts and waxing. It is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. The phone number is 316-990-7009.


Coldwell Banker Plaza Real Estate, J.P. Weigand & Sons and Prudential Dinning-Beard were named to RIS Media’s 2013 Power Broker list of the top 500 residential real estate firms based on transactions and sales volume in 2012.

Center Industries Corp. received an American flag flown over Forward Operating Base Torkham, Afghanistan, from Army Sgt. Jon McGregor. The flag was given in recognition of the company’s support of McGregor’s wife, Christina, who worked there during McGregor’s deployment.

Perkins & Marie Callender’s LLC recognized Dan Esmond, owner and operator of four Perkins Restaurants & Bakeries in Lawrence, Topeka, Great Bend and McPherson, as its Franchisee of the Year.

Greteman Group won a Telly Award for its work on a 2012 Kansas State Fair television commercial.


Cargill donated $5,000 to the Great Plains Nature Center to fund the creation and production of the next “Kansas Critters” book project for children.

ICM Inc. is sponsoring and partnering on the construction of its 11th home for Wichita Habitat for Humanity.