The McPherson County Republican Party is hosting a BBQ luncheon following the parade beginning at 12 p.m. at the McPherson Opera House on All School's Day, Friday, May 9th. The suggested donation is fifteen dollars.
Governor Sam Brownback will speak at the luncheon, along with Mary Eisenhower, granddaughter of former President Dwight D. Eisenhower, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt and McPherson Mayor Tom Brown.
Also, on May 13th, former Presidential candidate and U.S. Senator from Kansas, Robert Dole, will be in McPherson at The Well from 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. to speak and to have a meet and greet. The public is encouraged to attend.