The McPherson Chamber of Commerce and McPherson Industrial Development Company has invited Steven Wilkinson, Executive Director of South Central Kansas Economic Development to McPherson on Sept. 20.

SCKEDD was established in 1972 as a non-profit organization to bring together communities and advocate economic growth. They work to improve the quality of life for those who live within their 14 county district.

They provide grants and loan opportunities from programs that help each community in the district reach their goals.

All county, city representatives, elected officials, county lenders, and any one interested in economic development, or just any interested person are invited to attend.

The event is at 3:30 p.m. Sept. 20 at the McPherson Board of Public Utilities office located at 400 W. Kansas Ave. in McPherson.

In order to plan for refreshments and handouts, please call 241-3303 or email jennifer@mcpherson if you plan to attend.