Archive for Thursday, May 31, 2007

Commemorative bricks still for sale

May 31, 2007

In honor of the city's sesquicentennial celebration in 2007, the Lions Club and City of Eudora are raising funds for a bronze statue of Chief Paschal Fish and his daughter, Eudora, the community's namesake. The statue will be placed in the CPA Park in downtown Eudora. It will be unveiled Oct. 6 during the sesquicentennial- EudoraFest celebration. Engraved bricks are available for purchase and will be placed around the base of the statue.

The price to purchase an engraved brick for the Eudora statue project is $55 each. For each brick purchased, the Eudora Lions Club will match it with a $10 donation.

Order forms can be downloaded at the sesquicentennial link at www.eudoranews.com. Forms are also available at Byrne's Pharmacy, C&S Market, Kaw Valley Bank, Pyle Meat Co., Douglas County Bank, Mutual Savings, Eudora City Hall, Eudora Public Library, Madame Hatter's Tea Room and The Eudora News.

For more information, call the city office at 542-2153.

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