Yearly Archives: 2017



We are coming up on the Last Weekend of 2017. Stay warm and we will see you next year! Unbreakable My older brother has always been my hero and my protector. As an adult, I have come to see him as the unbreakable man. Everything that he has been through would literally have destroyed other [...]

By | December 29th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Unbreakable

Legislative Update

Legislative Update On Tuesday, December 19, congress passed the most sweeping update to the tax code in the United States in over 30 years. This bill reduced the corporate tax rate permanently from 35 percent to 21 percent, and reduced the tax rates by much less for individuals, although the individual tax cuts end by [...]

By | December 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Legislative Update

How Rich Are You?

How Rich Are You? Financial worry is one of the biggest stress factors we experience in America. In reality, most people have all the things that they need: shelter, food, water, and clothes. It’s the things that we want that usually drain our bank account. I know I have more than I need, but I [...]

By | December 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How Rich Are You?

End of Year Giving

End of Year Giving Give gifts now for 2017 tax benefits!!  It’s time to check our shopping list and make sure we haven’t forgotten anyone.  I’m hoping PILR is on your list for end of year giving.  PILR is a nonprofit, making your donations tax deductible.  Plus, the work you support to help people with [...]

By | December 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on End of Year Giving

Christmas List

All I want for Christmas is I love the magic of Christmas. People are, in most cases, just a little more friendly, the music is a little happier and children are brimming with excitement because it is almost time for Santa to visit. As a kid, I remember sitting down every year and writing my [...]

By | December 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Christmas List


PILR’s Staff Give Thanks. I am thankful for my family and friends, my job and that I get to help people in said job -Megan Hayse, Employment Specialist I am thankful for my amazing girlfriend and our 2 kids, my family, a job that I enjoy very much and to life in general. – Anthony [...]

By | November 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Thanks

Driver Safety

Driver Safety Training! At our November Staff meeting we had Kansas State Trooper, Chad Crittenden; speak with our staff regarding Driver Safety Training. The big focus was on distracted driving, especially distractions from technology and electronic devices. We reviewed some of the driving laws and heard some interesting statistics about distracted driving. Drivers are over [...]

By | November 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Driver Safety

Veterans Day 2017

Happy Friday, we want to thank all veterans for their service! Veterans Day 2017 Why do we celebrate Veterans Day on November 11th every year? Originally, Veterans Day was called Armistice Day and commemorated the cessation of fighting during World War I. This happened at the 11th hour of the 11th Day of the 11th [...]

By | November 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Veterans Day 2017

Pratt DMD 2017

Have a wonderful fall weekend! Disability Mentoring Day 2017 - Pratt Last week, and the weeks leading up to it, have been quite busy for myself and the Pratt PILR Office Staff. On October 24th PILR hosted Disability Mentoring Day (DMD) at the United Methodist Church in Pratt. It was an amazing day! We started [...]

By | November 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Pratt DMD 2017

Digital Distractions

Happy Friday, stay warm this weekend! Digital Distractions It seems that everywhere I go; people are on their cellphones, tablets, laptops, or other electronic device. It can be hard to pay attention to what’s going on around you when your eyes are constantly stuck to a screen.  I have watched people walk into traffic, because [...]

By | October 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Digital Distractions