Proclamation of Appreciation

The McPherson Scottish Society was presented a Proclamation of Appreciation by McPherson Mayor Tom Brown. He specifically recognized the organization's years of service representing the city as host of the McPherson Scottish Festival. Even though the announcement has been made that the annual festival will be discontinued, the Society continues in existence and they will have more things to do in the future.

Help a business

Lock & Load, 104 S. Main St., is competing for a FedEx Small Business Grant Contest. With a simple click to vote, you can help make a huge difference. Visit http://smallbusinessgrant.fedex.com/gallery, find Lock & Load in McPherson, and you can vote once a day through April 5. They would greatly appreciate your help in continuing to make a difference in McPherson.

Garden center help

Stutzmans is now accepting applications for the McPherson Garden Center, 113 S. Ash St. Cashier and retail sales positions available. If you have retail experience and know how to treat people and co-workers with kindness and respect, they are happy to teach you plant knowledge. Weekends may be required, and this seasonal position ends in October. Find more information and an application at http://stutzmans.com/.

Fire rebuilding raffle

Hedlund Electric, 1201 S. Main St., is conducting a raffle to raise funds for the Kinast family, whose home was destroyed in the recent fires surrounding Hutchinson. Money raised through ticket sales will be donated to the family.

Tickets are $20 each, buy five get one free. First prize: Jim Bowie Green Mountain Grill with WiFi and one bag of pellets. Second prize: Diamond Back AR-15. Third prize: Vizio 43" LED HDTV. Drawing will be held April 14. Tickets may be purchased at Hedlund Electric. You can reach them by phone at 620-241-3757.

Celebrating an anniversary

Stupka Chiropractic & Wellness Center, 114 W. Euclid St., is celebrating four years at their office. They will be having a surprise giveaway on Friday for anyone who schedules an appointment in the future. Call 620-504-6677 or stop by the Stupka office.