Governor recognizes Home Town Health Care as regional Award of Excellence winner

LYNDON, Kan. – The governor has recognized a southeast Kansas business that serves Osage County for helping to keep the state strong.

Home Town Health Care, which has an office in Lyndon, Kan., was recognized by Governor Brownback as one 68 businesses statewide nominated for the 2017 Governor’s Award of Excellence. Companies are nominated in one of four categories, including manufacturing/distribution, service, retail and hospital/non-profit.

Home Town Health Care’s home office is at Fredonia, Kan., with locations in Lyndon, Emporia, Sedan, Oswego and Independence, Kan., serving 27 counties. The company is an in-home service provider offering home care, homemaker services, home health services, and hospice services.

The Governor’s Award of Excellence honors Kansas companies that have positively impacted their communities and local workforce, and recognizes that Kansas businesses continue to be the foundation of the economy, communities, and overall quality of life.

Winners are selected by reviewing employee training and retention programs, expansion projects and capital investments, economic development in the state, woman or minority ownership, leadership program participation, and school and community involvement through volunteer efforts and sponsorship.

Home Town Health Care was one of 19 regional winners, representing southeast Kansas along with Coffey Health System and Systech Environmental Corp.

Five finalists for the Governor’s Award of Excellence were previously announced – Boot Hill Distillery, Cereal Ingredient, Inc., CertainTeed Corporation, Community National Bank & Trust, United Telephone Association – with the overall winner to be announced after a June 6 banquet. (The Kansas Department of Commerce has not yet publicly announced the overall winner at the time of this report.)

For more information about Home Town Health Care, call 888-387-1160; for more information about the Governor’s Award of Excellence, contact Nicole Randall, Kansas Department of Commerce 785 296-3351.


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