See How Entrepreneurs Succeed in Junction City

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16 Mar 2022

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This article originally appeared on and was written for Junction City Geary County by Golden Shovel Agency.

In Junction City, Kansas, entrepreneurs are an important aspect of our thriving economy. They help spur growth by taking risks on innovative ideas. Through their hard work and dedication, industries are dramatically moved forward. Junction City-Geary County Economic Development Commission (JC-GCEDC) is decidedly pro-business with available support and incentives to help these resourceful, passionate, and optimistic business owners succeed.

Junction City Entrepreneurial Success Stories

Honor Screenprinting & Embroidery

Honor Screenprinting & Embroidery started as an at-home business when owner, Shawn Robison, was preparing for retirement from the Army after 23 years of service. Inspiration to start his business came from a dinner conversation during his last deployment to Europe when discussions about custom apparel drew remarks about unsatisfactory quality, delivery, and customer service. Contributing to his final decision to move forward with his business was the promise of COVID vaccinations assisting economic recovery in 2020, and market analysis of the Junction City area.

Within months of starting in October of 2020, business overwhelmed his basement business space. Mr. Robison made the leap to a brick-and-mortar storefront and opened to the public in February 2021.

Mr. Robison gives credit to his military service for his desire to serve his customers with honesty and transparency. “Being a Disabled Veteran Owned and Operated Business means that customers expect professionalism and integrity when working together,” he said. “A veteran’s service reputation often follows us to our business network and that respect often develops into great business relationships and friendships.”

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