Our Partners

Our trails system has been made possible with the generous support of caring individuals, organizations, and businesses. To learn more about how you can connect our community by becoming a Pathways Partner, visit our Support page.

 

 

Partner Organizations

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+ Sustaining ($10,000+)

  • Baehr Foundation, First Option Bank Trustee
  • City of Paola (in kind)
  • Crown Realty of KS, Inc.
  • First Option Bank
  • Miami County Medical Center
  • Panhandle Eastern Pipe Line Co.
  • Security Bank of KC
  • Steff Strong Run

+ Legacy ($2,500+)

  • Anonymous
  • Louisburg Cider Mill
  • MiCo Velo Cycling Club
  • Paola Convention & Tourism
  • Paola Rotary Club
  • Walmart Distribution Center
  • Walmart, Paola Facility

+ Benefactor ($1,000+)

  • Balocca-Clemens Family Foundation
  • Family Center Farm & Home
  • Farm Bureau Financial Services – Rusty Walters
  • Farmers Insurance – Pat Hewitt
  • First Security Bank
  • Great Southern Bank
  • Knights of Columbus Council #1149
  • Paola Family Dentistry
  • Pat’s Signs

+ Trail Master ($500+)

  • Doherty Steel Inc.
  • GK Smith & Sons
  • L & K Services
  • Miami County Republic
  • Miami Lumber, Inc.
  • Oltjen Orthodontics
  • Paola Country Club
  • Security 1st Title
  • Shamrock Study Club

+ Trail Blazer ($250+)

  • Cook Chiropractic
  • Debrick Truck Line Co.
  • Lang Chevrolet – Buick – GMC
  • Network Innovations, Inc.
  • Paola Do-It-Best Hardware
  • Paola Lions Club
  • Simply You
  • Smail & Associates
  • Spudley’s
  • The UPS Store
  • Winkler, Domoney, & Schultz

+ Pathfinder ($100+)

  • Associates in Family Care
  • The BBQ Shack
  • CJ Feed & Supply Inc.
  • Grief Comfort Inc.
  • Edward Jones
  • Elliott Insurance
  • Eyecare Professionals of Paola
  • Farmers Insurance – Jace Kirk
  • Hoot Owl Hill
  • Integrity Auto Center
  • Landmark National Bank
  • Miami County 4-H Foundation Clover Run
  • Paola Inn and Suites
  • Paola Optimist Club
  • Sports Medicine & Metro Running
  • USD 368 Night at the Museum 5k

+ Ranger ($50+)

  • Boy Scout Troop 105
  • Countertops By Design
  • Design 4 Sports
  • Eyecare Associates of Osawatomie
  • Heads Up, Inc.
  • Holy Trinity Church
  • MADMEX Salsa, LLC
  • Medicalodges Paola
  • Meridian Business Services
  • Miami County Business Women
  • Midwest Collision
  • Nighthawk Winery
  • Nutcracker Sweet Antiques
  • Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home, Paola Chapel
  • Paola High School Class of 1945
  • Smith Appliances, Inc.
  • Trailblazers 4-H Club

+ Scout ($25+)

  • County Seat Liquor
  • Marla’s Classy Cuts
  • Paola Floral & Gifts
 

Individual PArtners

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+ Sustaining ($10,000+)

  • Carl & Mary Buchman

+ Legacy ($2,500+)

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+ Benefactor ($1,000+)

  • David Baysinger
  • Leon & Pat Briley
  • Mark & Kris Fuchs
  • Family of Jerry L. Grandon
  • Bob & Sheri Gregory
  • Denis & Colleen Kurtenbach
  • Curtis & Becky Long
  • Gregg Rupp
  • Vincent & Jean Ryszewski
  • Pete & Lisa Stephen
  • Artie Stuteville
  • Jay & Peg Wieland

+ Trail Master ($500+)

  • Loren & Jaime Minnich
  • Lee & Mari Tetwiler Family

+ Trail Blazer ($250+)

  • Bonnie Archer
  • Bob & Sue Burns
  • Bev Clemens
  • Steve & Cheri Cowman
  • Ryan & Courtney Debok
  • Darcy & Jill Domoney
  • Blake & Marie Heid
  • Joe & Stephanie Knecht
  • Chris & Patricia Partezana
  • Ryan & Ashley Sanders
  • Bill & Carol Vandenberg
  • Terrill & Carol Williams
  • Jeff & Kelli Wilson

+ Pathfinder ($100+)

  • Debi & Don Anthony
  • John & Susan Bagnall
  • The Brakner Family
  • Craig & Melissa Browning
  • Ladonna Buchman (in kind)
  • Scott & Christina Dreiling
  • Dan & Ruthie Droste
  • John & Connie Freeman
  • Grant Haley
  • Paul & Kathy Haley
  • Chuck & Teresa Howard
  • Lavern Kappler
  • Dan & Cindy Katzer
  • Larry & Amy Kircher
  • Robert & Cindy Wilbur Kleopfer
  • Kathy & Dean Lovig
  • Paul & Robyn Luce
  • Ty McBride
  • Karen & David McCarthy
  • Julie McWilliams
  • Steve & Mary Miller
  • Mark & Karen Nelson
  • Jim & Theresa Pritchard
  • Jim & Sharon Prothe
  • Verna & Dave Regier
  • Dennis & Kimberly Rentz
  • Jack Rowlett
  • Mike & Avis Rush
  • Stuart & Marites Tomlinson
  • Stanley Whisner

+ Ranger ($50+)

  • Greg & Kendra Aistrup
  • Leslie Allers
  • Vicki & Ron Belt
  • Karen & Robert Blanck
  • Sam & Stacy Boan
  • Helen Carter
  • Dorothy Chancellor
  • Jeff, Lori & Caden Cohee
  • Greg & Tammy Cole
  • Bonnie Dumpert
  • Joe & Cathy Flake
  • James Fuchs
  • Mike & Sara Gotfredson
  • Travis & Abby Hardwick
  • Jay & Amy Hastert
  • Kenneth & Eleanor Head
  • David Heger
  • Victoria & Rod Holdsworth
  • Rex & Judy Hollinger
  • Harold & Marva Homrighausen
  • David & Lacey Kane
  • Kelly & Stacy McKinney
  • Janice McLain
  • Mark Minden
  • Mary Kay Morandy
  • Nancy Morris
  • Kenneth New
  • Dave & Deb Pannell
  • Don & Dorothy Powell
  • Gene & Carol Powers
  • John & Janet Rhea
  • Desrae Richter
  • Kris & Leo Rogers
  • Kevin & Beth Schasteen
  • Josh & Heather Simons
  • Jesse & Whitney Smail
  • Richard & Oreta Wadley
  • Joyce Wassmer
  • John & Natalie Watts
  • Mike & Judy Welter
  • Philip & Nina Wenger
  • Steven & Brenda Wrischnik

+ Scout ($25+)

  • Jody & Patty Garrison
  • Robert & Irene Hodge
  • Alberta Johnson McGrath
  • Tim & April Neal
  • Gee Gee Wilhoite
 

A Special thanks to our sustaining Partner organizations and individuals:

 
Giving back to the community, with time as well as financial support, is a large part of what First Option Bank is all about. We’re happy to be a supporter of the Paola Pathways trail system and their mission to improve the quality of life for the community of Paola. We strive to help make Paola a great place to live, work, and play, and the Pathways is an important part of that.”
— Blake Heid, President and CEO of First Option Bank