Submitted by Heather Cutshall, April 21
Fort Scott Community College will host its annual Women’s Appreciation Luncheon 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 27, at the Danny & Willa Ellis Family Fine Arts Center, 2108 South Horton, Fort Scott, Kan.
The luncheon menu includes chicken salad croissant sandwiches, salad, fresh fruit, gourmet cookies, and refreshments. In addition to lunch, the popular event will offer free gifts, door prizes, musical entertainment and product displays from local businesses. The event will showcase a variety of businesses, including: Advocare, Bids & Dibs, Bobbi Kemna’s Pottery, FSCC School of Cosmetology, Gold Canyon Candles, Jillybeadz, Mercy Health for Life, My Very Own Bags of Love, Premier Designs Jewelry, Relay for Life, Rodan + Fields, Thirty-One Gifts, Tupperware, Young Living Essential Oils and more.
Ticket prices are $9 per person. Attendees who purchase five tickets by Tuesday, April 26, will receive one ticket free. For more information or to RSVP, please call (620) 223-2700.
BBQ and Aucton
Submitted by Heather Cutshall, April 25
The Fort Scott Community College Meats Judging Team invites the community to its annual BBQ and auction event on Saturday, April 30, at FSCC East Campus (The Armory), 2301 Horton Street, Fort Scott, Kan.
The event will feature a BBQ dinner, live auction, silent auction and raffle. The meal will begin at 5:30 p.m. and the auction will begin at 6:30 p.m. The menu will include pulled pork sandwiches, baked beans, potato salad and cookies. Admission is by donation, with a suggested donation of $7 per person.
“The students travel thousands of miles competing at national contests all over the country throughout the year, representing our school and community to the best of their abilities,” said Jenilee Martin, FSCC Meats Judging Team Coach. “We are so thankful for the support of our community, and we would love to have everyone join us for a fun night!”
Items available for auction will include a handmade deer antler knife, hay bale ring swing, handmade quilts, horseshoe crosses, duck calls, home décor items, themed baskets, toys, tools, welding helmet, gift certificates, photography session voucher, half of a hog (processed) and much more. The team is still accepting donations; those who wish to donate items may call at (620) 223-2700 ext. 3540.
Additionally, the team is raffling tickets for chances to win a choice of two guns – a Remington® Model 11-87™ 12-gauge shotgun or a Henry® Golden Boy .30-30. Tickets may be purchased now through April 30. The raffle will take place the night of the BBQ and Auction and will be announced at the end of the event. Winners need not be present to win.
Proceeds from the event and raffle will benefit FSCC Meats Judging Team scholarships, travel expenses, supplies, and equipment. For more information about the event or to purchase raffle tickets, please call Jenilee Martin at (620) 223-2700 ext. 3540.