Wednesday, January 14, 2009
This group assembled at the barn (Kansas Sampler Center) on January 5 for the announcement of the 8 Wonders of Kansas Commerce.
The way it works is that each finalist has been notified ahead of time but they have no idea who the other 23 are until the announcement. After some preliminary talk we do the power point that WenDee puts together and start showing each finalist with a picture and statement about why they were chosen. There is suspense, cheering, applause, gasps, aah's.... It's a fun time.
Follow the prompts from www.8wonders.org to the Commerce page and you'll see thumbnails of the 24 finalists. I'd encourage everyone to click on those pictures and learn more. The credentials are outstanding.
Here's a hats off to all the people that drive our retail and manufacturing businesses forward. To learn about all of them is to "Get Kansas!"
KE #2 Marci Penner