Proclamation Of Appreciation
McPherson Scottish Society
Whereas, the McPherson Scottish Society held a Scottish Festival in McPherson for 23 years,
Whereas, the McPherson Scottish Society members provided hours of volunteer labor and financial resources,
Whereas, many Scottish Clans traveled to McPherson from around our region and other states,
Whereas, Scottish bagpipe bands from around our region and other states have played at the Festivals including our own City of McPherson Pipe Band,
Whereas, Scottish dancers have performed with dancing skills at our festivals,
Whereas, athletes have participated in the McPherson Highland Games at our excellent Lakeside Park venue,
Whereas, hundreds of volunteers, McPherson businesses and City staff have furnished financial resources and many hours of labor,
The City Commission proclaims heartfelt appreciation to the McPherson Scottish Society and the hundreds of people assisting with the Festivals for the last 23 years.
In witness thereof, I hereunto set my hand and cause the seal of the City of McPherson to be affixed this 6th day of March, 2017.
Thomas A. Brown, Mayor